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General Information on Etizolam

Generic Name : Etizolam

Latest prescription information about Etizolam. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y47.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Anxiolytics, Sedatives And Hypnotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Etizolam

Why is Etizolam Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for anxiety, and sleep disorders. 

When should Etizolam not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, coma, sleep disorder, severe liver impairment, porphyria, severe lung disease, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Etizolam?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is up to 3 mg/day.

How should Etizolam be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Etizolam?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of lung insufficiency, muscle weakness, impaired liver or kidney function, alcoholism or drug addiction, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Etizolam?

   Most Common : Drowsiness, sedation, muscle weakness and incoordination.
   Central Nervous System : Fainting, headache, confusion, depression, slurred speech, changes in libido and tremor.
   Miscellaneous : Visual disturbances, urinary retention or incontinence, gastrointestinal disturbances, changes in salivation and memory loss.

What are the other precautions for Etizolam?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Etizolam?

Store it at room temperature.

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xiddi727 

hi everyone i m Ubaid 19 years old i m suffering from palpitations chest pain arm weakness from 2012 i have done many tests ecg echo thyroid blood tests cbc lipid profile but all are normal.now doctor suggested me etizolam 0.5 i m taking this after sleep but i feel not well my doctor called it anxiety.now i m frustrated with this diseases.i have need of help please help me what are the treatments of this diseases.

umiya 

My friend took 25 tablates overdose will dangerous?

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