Etizolam 1 mg tab.
Etizolam 1 mg tab is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and insomnia.
The action taken by this medicine is increasing the action of a chemical messenger(GABA) which suppresses the excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. People suffering from this disease sometimes have a sudden feeling of fear even when there is no real danger. The sufferer also has a sudden fast heartbeat, and will also experience some mood swings. Etizolam 1 mg tab reduces anxiety and induces sleep as it increases the activity of GABA. You should only take it after consultation with your doctor.
If you are allergic to any of its ingredients then its intake should be avoided as it may cause harmful side effects. This medicine should never be taken if you are consuming opioids as it can lead to harmful consequences and could be life-threatening for patients suffering from severe asthma. The dosage and duration should be according to the doctor’s prescription and overdose of it should be avoided as it may lead to rhabdomyolysis (the breakdown of muscle tissue) and hypothermia (a dangerous drop in body temperature). Elders should take this medicine cautiously to avoid muscle weakness and drowsiness.
Directions Of Use
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
Ans. Stopping Etizolam 1 mg tab suddenly may cause withdrawal symptoms which may include anxiety, insomnia, headache, dizziness, ringing sound in the ear (tinnitus), eating disorder (anorexia), vomiting, nausea, tremor, weakness, excessive sweating (perspiration), irritability, hypersensitivity to visual and auditory stimuli. Stopping the medicine suddenly may also cause palpitations, a fast heart rate, and postural hypotension (drop in blood pressure on standing). In severe and rare cases of withdrawal from high doses, patients may develop seizures, mental disorders (psychosis), agitation, confusion, and hallucinations.
Ans. Oral doses of Etizolam 1 mg tab begin working within 30-60 minutes and peak at 3-4 hours. The medicine remains in the body for 6-8 hours although higher doses can last longer.
Ans. Yes, like benzodiazepines, it causes muscle relaxation, but otherwise, it is mainly used for anxiety.
Ans. Like other benzodiazepines, it causes sleepiness but is mainly used for anxiety disorder. It increases total sleep time and decreases the proportion of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, wherein your eyes move quickly in different directions. Etizolam 1 mg tab had no effect on sleep latency (the amount of time it takes you to go from being fully awake to being asleep).
Ans.No, Etizolam 1 mg tab is not an antidepressant. It is used for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder with depressive symptoms. But, it may affect the patient’s mood.