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Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet

Alde Medi Impex Ltd

Composition for Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Etolam Tablet

Uses of Etolam Tablet

Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and insomnia.

Etolam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Etolam are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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

How Etolam Tablet works

Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Etolam Tablet

Expert advice for Etolam Tablet

  • If you are taking Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet 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 Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet, 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 Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet is very high.
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Etolam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Etolam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side-effects of Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet are related to sedation and musculoskeletal relaxation. It may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Etolam 0.25 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Etolam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Etolam 0.25 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Etolam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Etizolam

Q. Is Etolam a benzodiazepine?
Etolam is a derivative of benzodiazepine that is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep) and anxiety disorder.
Q. How does Etolam work?
Etolam 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. Does Etolam get you high?
Etolam has not been reported to get you high.However,Etolam 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'.
Q. Is Etolam safe?
Etolam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Etolam a sleeping pill?
Etolam 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.
Q. Is Etolam a narcotic drug?
Etolam 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. Does Etolam cause addiction or is it habit forming?
There is a risk of dependence and addiction with repeated use of Etolam.It should be avoided in people who have a history of addiction. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Does Etolam cause weight gain?
Etolam does not cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience an increase in weight after taking Etolam.
Q. Does Etolam work?
Etolam works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Does Etolam get you high?
Etolam 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 Etolam make you sleepy?
Etolam 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 Etolam help in opioid withdrawal?
Etolam does not help in opioid withdrawal. Please consult your doctor to know more about medicines used in opiate withdrawal.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Etolam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Etolam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap
Etolam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Etolam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol, Mezapin
Etolam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Etolam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
Etolam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Etolam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Etolam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Etolam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex
Etolam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halopik, Hypnodol
Etolam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Etolam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Etolam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid
Etolam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Etolam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Etolam with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clotrim V, Clomax V7
Etolam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Etolam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone
Etolam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valcontin
Etolam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Etolam with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil
Etolam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Etolam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin

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