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Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Etilaam S Tablet

Etilaam S Tablet side effects

Common
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Etilaam S 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 S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etilaam S Tablet works

Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etizolam and escitalopram which have anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Etizolam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Escitalopram is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood.

Etilaam S Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etilaam S 0.5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etilaam S

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Sir, I am in depression from 8 months.now I came to the doctor and they advised me to take following tablet---- T. QUESTA 10 Mg (two times in a day.) T. ETILAAM 0.5Mg(one time in a day.) Please tell me that these tablets are good for me or not.please tell me that I can take these tablets or not.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Escitalopram is a good medicine for depression. And if you are taking advice from a doctor, you will need to trust him/ her and clarity your doubts. Psychiatric illnesses are better treated by a psychiatrist.
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
Psychiatrist
Antidepressants are not addictive. Lonazep and etilaam are benzodiazepines which can be addictive if not taken under supervision.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Etilaam S?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with use of Etilaam S?

During the first few months of treatment, Etilaam S may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some patient, in the first few months of treatment. Patients having mood or behavioral disorders have a high risk of developing suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any such behavior or mood changes. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the scheduled follow-up appointments.

Q. Can I stop taking Etilaam S when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Etilaam S, even if you feel well. If you stop Etilaam S suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Consult your doctor if the symptoms are relieved, he might decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Etilaam S?

There are reports that suggest that the use of Etilaam S can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important point to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain than to lose increased weight.

Q. Can the use of Etilaam S cause sleepiness?

Yes, Etilaam S 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. Can I drink alcohol while taking Etilaam S?

No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Etilaam S. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Etilaam S.

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References
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