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Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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.

Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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 Etilax P Tablet

Benefits of Etilax P Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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 Etilax P 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 Etilax P

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

How to use Etilax P 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. Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Etilax P Tablet works

Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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 Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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 Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from panic disorder i take clonazepam 0.5mg and propanolol 20mg OD when i take drug everything is good no anxiety at all if don't take anxiety increases how i avoid dependency to these drug
Dr. Varun Mehta
Psychiatry
Dear PATIENT need to consult a psychologist who can teach you techniques to control your panic attacks which will help in reducing the dose of medications
Can we have zerodol p tablet regularly?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet if I feel well?

No, you should continue taking Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually before asking you to stop Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet.

Q. Can the use of Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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 Etilax P 0.5mg/20mg 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

  1. Drug Enforcement Administration. Etizolam. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Propranolol. Barnstaple, UK: Actavis; 2018. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Scottish Drug Forum. Etizolam. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Propranolol. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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