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Drug information on Etirest (1mg) (Etizolam) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Etirest (1mg)

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Etizolam
 80.00
1mg
10 Tablets
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Etirest (1mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Etirest (1mg)

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Etirest (1mg)?

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

When is Etirest (1mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Etirest (1mg)

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.

Other Precautions for Etirest (1mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Etirest (1mg)

Store it at room temperature.



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