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alcohol
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Avoid Etilaam pro 0.5mg/40mg tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
Etilaam pro 0.5mg/40mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking Propranolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Etilaam pro 0.5mg/40mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ETILAAM PRO

Etizolam(0.5mg)

Uses

Etizolam is used in the treatment of anxiety and insomnia.

How it works

Etizolam works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Dizziness, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Memory impairement, Dry mouth, Headache, Uncoordinated body movements, Depression.
Propranolol(40mg)

Uses

Propranolol is used in the treatment of angina, arrhythmias, heart attack, increased blood pressure , anxiety and migraine.

How it works

Propranolol blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Slow heart rate, Constipation.

SUBSTITUTES FOR ETILAAM PRO

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Expert advice FOR ETILAAM PRO

  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
     
  • Etizolam may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Etizolam, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
  • Etizolam may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
  • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
  • Avoid driving after taking Etizolam as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Etizolam, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

Frequently asked questions FOR ETILAAM PRO

Etizolam

Q. Is etizolam a benzodiazepine?
Etizolam is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep) and anxiety disorder.
Q. How does etizolam work?
Etizolam induces sleep and controls seizures or fits by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Q. Is etizolam safe?
Etizolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Q. Is etizolam a sleeping pill?
Etizolam induces sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep). Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is etizolam safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies of the use of etizolam in pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking etizolam in pregnancy.
Q. Is etizolam a narcotic drug?
Etizolam is not a narcotic drug. It is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia and anxiety disorder.
Q. Is etizolam causes addiction or is it habit forming?
There is a risk of dependence and addiction with repeated use of etizolam.It should be avoided in people who have a history of addiction. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is etizolam legal?
Use of etizolam is approved in India.
Q. Is etizolam legal in USA?
Etizolam is not approved for use in USA.
Q. Does etizolam cause weight gain?
Etizolam does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience an increase in weight after taking etizolam.
Q. Does etizolam work?
Etizolam works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Does etizolam get you high?
Etizolam has not been reported to get you high. It has a calming action and it reduces anxiety. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions regarding the abuse potential of this medicine.
Q. Does etizolam make you sleepy?
Etizolam can make you sleep. Using on a more frequent basis can lead to difficulty sleeping, problems falling asleep or waking early. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Does etizolam help in opioid withdrawal?
Etizolam does not help in opioid withdrawal. Please consult your doctor to know more about medicines used in opiate withdrawal.

Propranolol

Q. What is propranolol used for?
Propranolol is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Q. Is propranolol over the counter product?
Propranolol is a prescription medicine and should only be taken for the proper indication in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is propranolol a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO) inhibitor?
Propranolol is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
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Q. Is propranolol safe to use?
Clinical studies have shown that propranolol is tolerated well even in long-term use and is safe. However, the drug is not devoid of side effects and should only be taken as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Is propranolol safe in pregnancy?
There are no adequate studies establishing the safety of propranolol use in pregnancy. Its use has been associated with placental and congenital abnormalities and hence should generally be avoided during pregnancy. Consult your doctor regarding the use of the drug in pregnancy.
Q. Is it safe to take Propranolol with Betahistine?
Propranolol and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Propranolol is indicated for preventing the attacks of a migraine. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are used together.
Q. Is propranolol a blood thinner?
Propranolol is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is propranolol a narcotic substance?
Propranolol is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Q. Is propranolol ototoxic?
Propranolol is not associated with ototoxicity (harmful to the ear). However, if you experience any such problem while using the drug, talk to your doctor.
Q. Is propranolol a statin?
No, propranolol is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is propranolol used to treat anxiety?
Propranolol is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take propranolol for headaches?
Propranolol is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to prevent an attack of a migraine headache. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the proper treatment of your headache.
Q. Can I take propranolol for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Propranolol is not indicated in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consult your doctor for the right treatment IBS.
Q. Can I take propranolol forever?
Propranolol is a prescription drug and should only be taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as advised by the doctor. However, clinical studies have shown that propranolol is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Q. How long can I take propranolol for?
The dose, frequency, and duration of therapy with propranolol varies for different diseases. Consult your doctor for the right duration of use of propranolol.
Q. Can you take propranolol for depression?
Propranolol is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Q. Can I take propranolol for a migraine headache?
Propranolol can be used as a to prevent an attack for migraine headaches. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the appropriate the appropriate therapy.
Q. Can I take propranolol with alprazolam?
Propranolol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take propranolol with lorazepam?
Propranolol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with lorazepam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take propranolol without food?
Propranolol can be taken without food. However, taking the drug with food, especially high-protein food enhances the bioavailability (amount of drug which reaches the blood) of the drug.
Q. Can I take propranolol with aspirin?
Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of propranolol. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take propranolol with gabapentin?
Propranolol is not known to have any interactions with gabapentin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take propranolol with amoxicillin?
Propranolol is not known to have any interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Is propranolol safe for long-term use?
Clinical studies have shown that propranolol is tolerated well even in long-term use and is safe. However, the drug is not devoid of adverse effects and should only be taken as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Can I take propranolol with prednisone?
Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of propranolol may decrease if taken with prednisone as prednisone can cause sodium and water retention. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Does propranolol cause diabetes?
Propranolol is not known to cause diabetes. However, it can interfere with insulin secretion and it can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. Talk to your doctor in case you are prescribed propranolol and you have diabetes.
Q. Does propranolol work?
Propranolol is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker which is used in the treatment of a variety of diseases like hypertension, angina, migraine, heart attack, tremors etc. It is a prescription drug which should only be used as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Does propranolol make you sleepy?
Propranolol is not known to make you sleepy. It can, however, cause loss of sleep and dizziness rarely. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom.
Q. Does propranolol expire?
Propranolol, like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of propranolol is three years.
Q. Does propranolol cause depression?
Depression is a rare side effect of propranolol. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does propranolol cause erectile dysfunction?
Propranolol use has been associated with erectile dysfunction (also known as impotence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does propranolol cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a rare side effect of propranolol. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does propranolol affect sleep?
Use of propranolol has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking propranolol.
Q. Does propranolol work immediately?
Propranolol, when taken orally, takes some time to get absorbed. The peak plasma concentration after an oral dose is achieved between one to four hours.
Q. Does propranolol raise blood sugar?
Propranolol can interfere with insulin secretion and can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. However, it is not known to significantly affect blood sugar values.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)