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Etizolam - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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General Information on Etizolam

Generic Name : Etizolam
Latest prescription information about Etizolam. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . 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
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Why is Etizolam Prescribed? (Indications)

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

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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.




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xiddi727, India

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, India

My friend took 25 tablates overdose will dangerous?

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