Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet

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Introduction

Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorder. It calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also blocks the action of certain chemical messengers of the heart and blood vessels.

Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has high habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as this may reduce its effectiveness.

Some common side effects of this medicine include confusion, memory impairment, slow heart rate, tiredness, and nightmare.  It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Let your doctor know if you experience increased swelling around your legs or ankles, sudden weight gain or sudden shortness of breath while on the treatment.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Etilaam Pro Tablet

Benefits of Etilaam Pro Tablet

In Treatment of Anxiety disorder

Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is thought to work by stopping your brain from releasing the chemicals that make you feel anxious so it can reduce the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Anxiety disorder. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Etilaam Pro Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Etilaam Pro

  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nightmare
  • Cold extremities

How to use Etilaam Pro Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Etilaam Pro Tablet works

Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etizolam and Propranolol. Etizolam is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in brain. Propranolol is a beta blocker which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you forget to take Etilaam Pro Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is used for the treatment of anxiety.
  • It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect begins to build up, and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Do not stop taking it after a week or two, feeling it is not helping.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • If you are due to have an operation or dental treatment, it is important to tell the person carrying out the treatment that you are taking this medicine.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.
  • Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet is used for the treatment of anxiety.
  • It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect begins to build up, and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Do not stop taking it after a week or two, feeling it is not helping.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • If you are due to have an operation or dental treatment, it is important to tell the person carrying out the treatment that you are taking this medicine.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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Is there any side effect of continuous taking cipralex 10 mg. Lonazep .25 mg. & Etilaam .25 mg. one each daily for 4 to 5 months for treatment of anxiety. Whether one can get addiction to any one of these & are they quiet safe? Please tell whether a person can be fully recovered from depression with the help of aforesaid medicines with long usage?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Antidepressants are not addictive. Lonazep and etilaam are benzodiazepines which can be addictive if not taken under supervision.
I have affected social anxiety disorder for 20 years.l have taken medicine 1)desstar xr 50 2)etilaam.0.25 3)arminol. 10 4)vincoma plus. Is this medicine correct?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Plz send chemical composition of desstar, arminol, vin coma plus
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet if I feel well?

No, you should continue taking Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually before asking you to stop Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet.

Q. Can the use of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Etilaam Pro 40 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
Country of origin: India

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