What is Nytol One-A-Night?
Nytol One-A-Night has the active ingredient is diphenhydramine hydrochloride, an antihistamine that causes sleepiness or drowsiness. Temporary difficulties in getting a good night’s sleep can be caused by various problems such as stress, jet lag or personal problems such as bereavement. In sleep problems of this type, Nytol One-A-Night has been shown to help sufferers to fall asleep faster, have a longer and deeper sleep, and to wake up feeling rested in the morning.
Do not take Nytol One-A-Night for more than 2 weeks without consulting your doctor.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Nytol One-A-Night:
- if you have asthma, bronchitis or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- if you have narrow-angle glaucoma (a form of raised pressure in the eye)
- if you have an enlarged prostate or urinary retention
- if you have moderate to severe liver or kidney disease
- if you have myasthenia gravis, epilepsy or seizure disorders.
- If your sleeping difficulties persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
- Nytol One-A-Night may get less effective if you use it continuously.
Other medicines and Nytol One-A-Night
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking these tablets if you are taking any prescribed medicines; particularly tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs prescribed for depression) within the last two weeks, atropine (used to dilate pupils of the eyes) or medicines which make you drowsy. Avoid the use of other antihistamines including those used on your skin and in cold and cough medicines, while taking this medicine.
Nytol One-A-Night is intended to produce sleepiness or drowsiness soon after the dose is taken.
Talk to your doctor before taking Nytol One-A-Night if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breast feeding.
How to take Nytol One-A-Day
The recommended dose for adults and children aged 16 years and over: Swallow 1 tablet with water 20 minutes before you go to bed.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Do not take extra tablets if you wake up in the night.
Do not take for more than 2 weeks without consulting a doctor.
Like all medicines, Nytol One-A-Night can have side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The most common side effects are: tiredness, drowsiness, reduced attention, unsteadiness, dizziness or a dry mouth.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
Allergic reactions (such as rash, shortness of breath and swelling), blurred vision, palpitations (feeling your heart beat) or irregular heartbeat.
Muscle twitching, convulsions, headache or pins and needles.
Also nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), thicker bronchial mucus and difficulty passing urine.
The active substance: Each tablet contains Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 50 mg. The other ingredients are: Anhydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, maize starch, stearic acid and silicon dioxide.