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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Etilax tablet at a fixed time.
Etilax tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ETILAX NA tablet

    Etizolam(NA)

    Etilax tablet uses

    Etilax tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety and insomnia.

    How etilax tablet works

    Etilax tablet 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 of etilax tablet

    Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Dizziness, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Memory impairement, Dry mouth, Headache, Uncoordinated body movements, Depression

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ETILAX tablet

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    Expert advice FOR ETILAX tablet

    • 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 ETILAX NA tablet

    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.

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