Etizolam - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions


Information about Etizolam

Generic Name : Etizolam
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Etizolam are provided here.

Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.

ICD Code : Y47.5 Therapeutic Classification : Anxiolytics, Sedatives And Hypnotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Etizolam

India :

International :

Arophalm, Capsafe, Depas, Dezolam, Eticalm, Etidrale, Etisedan, Etizolan, Guperies, Medipeace, Mozun, Nonnerv, Palgin, Pasaden, Sedekopan, Sylazepam

Why is Etizolam Prescribed? (Indications)

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

When should Etizolam not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

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 for Etizolam?

Store it at room temperature.