Etirest 0.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Etirest 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Insomnia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Etirest Tablet

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Uses of Etirest Tablet

Etirest 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and insomnia.
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Side effects of Etirest Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Etirest 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Etirest 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Etirest Tablet works

Etirest 0.25mg tablet 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 the brain.

In Depth Information on Etirest Tablet

Expert advice for Etirest Tablet

  • If you are taking Etirest for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Etirest, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Etirest is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Etirest 0.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Etirest 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Etirest 0.25mg Tab
let during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

The most common side-effects of Etirest 0.25mg Tablet are related to sedation and musculoskeletal relaxation. It may impair your driving ability.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Etirest
0.25mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Etirest
0.25mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Etizolam, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Etirest 0.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Etizolam

Etirest is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep) and anxiety disorder.
Etirest 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.
Etirest has not been reported to get you high.However,Etirest calms the brain and induces sleep and relaxation of muscles in the body. It may alter mood and perception in some individuals which may be perceived by some as a ‘feeling of high'.
Etirest is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Etirest induces sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (habitual sleeplessness; inability to 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.
Etirest is not a narcotic drug. It is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia and anxiety disorder.
There is a risk of dependence and addiction with repeated use of Etirest.It should be avoided in people who have a history of addiction. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Etirest does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience an increase in weight after taking Etirest.
Etirest works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Etirest 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.
Etirest 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.
Etirest does not help in opioid withdrawal. Please consult your doctor to know more about medicines used in opiate withdrawal.
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