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Chloral Hydrate ( Noctec ) data sheet

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Chloral Hydrate ( Noctec )

Chloral Hydrate ( Noctec ) is a sedative with a long history of use. Used as a sleeping pill, but most the time only prescribed if the person can not take benzodiazepines.


This drug may increase the action of anticoagulant drugs. Be very cautious when combining this drugs.

The liver may loss the ability to remove this drug if combined with: Ulcer drugs, Birth control pills, propranolol or disulfiram.

Check with your physician if you are taking central nervous system depressants like antihistamines, hay fever medicines, sedatives, narcotics, anesthetics, barbiturates or muscle relaxants.

The habit-forming potential is moderate to high.

Do not take this drug if you are pregnant.

Do not take this drug if planning to become pregnant. Do not take if you are breast-feeding.

Do not give this drug to children or infants. If over sixty only use drug for a brief time and with close monitoring.

Do not use if: You had negative reactions to this drug in the past or if you have kidney or liver disease.

Inform your Doctor if:

  • you had negative reactions to this drug in the past.
  • if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription drug.
  • if you plan to be under anesthesia or having any surgery in the next few months, also if you will be undergoing any medical tests.
  • if you have a history of drug or alcohol dependence.
Chloral Hydrate ( Symptoms or Effects )

Common: Nausea/vomiting or drowsiness.

Rare: Stomach pain, dizziness/lightheadedness, diarrhea, rash, confusion, anxiety/restlessness, memory loss or irritability.

See physician always: Stomach pain, drowsiness, dizziness/lightheadedness, diarrhea, rash, confusion, anxiety/restlessness, memory loss or irritability.

See physician if severe: Nausea/vomiting.

Stop taking and see physician NOW: Rash

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