High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Nitrazepam is a type of benzodiazepine drug and is marketed in English-speaking countries under the following brand names: Alodorm, Arem, Insoma, Mogadon, Nitrados, Nitrazadon, Ormodon, Paxadorm, Remnos, and Somnite. It is a hypnotic drug used in the treatment of moderate to severe insomnia which has sedative and motor impairing properties, as well as anxiolytic, amnestic, anticonvulsant, and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. Nitrazepam is available in 5mg and 10mg tablets. In the Netherlands, Australia, Israel, and the United Kingdom it is only available in 5mg tablets. In Denmark it is available as 2.5mg and 5mg tablets under the name Pacisyn.