What Is Etizolam?
Etizolam is a medicine used to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders. As it belongs to the medical group of thieno diazepine (benzodiazepine), it has amnesic, sedative, hypnotic, and muscle relaxant properties. This medication is up to ten times more powerful than diazepam. Just like other benzodiazepines, this medicine affects the receptors in the nervous system but comparatively, it produces a better calming effect on the brain. It is mainly an anti-anxiety pill but it can also help get rid of insomnia.
In what dosage should Etizolam be consumed?
Etizolam should only be used for a short period of time. The initial dose needed which should be taken is 2.5mg. your doctor may gradually increase your dose up to 5mg a day. This medicine should not be taken for more than two weeks. If you see yourself, or someone else consume this medicine for more than two weeks then that means you have become physically addicted to etizolam and you need medical help right away. Using this medicine for one month or more means you have become physically as well as mentally addicted to this drug and you will probably face serious withdrawal symptoms when you stop consuming etizolam.
What are some withdrawal symptoms caused by this medication and what to do if they do not go away?
Your doctor may lower your dose gradually as abruptly stopping etizolam may cause withdrawal symptoms. One of the dangers of having this medicine in high doses includes the risk of seizures. If you stop using this medicine and you get insomnia, nausea, agitation, aggression, rapid pulse rate, cravings, excessive sweating, dysphoria, tremors, anxiety, confusion, lack of coordination, or depression then that means you are facing withdrawal symptoms. Usually, these symptoms should go away in 1-2 days but if they get worse or do not go away then talk to your doctor. The effect of this medication lasts from 6 to 7 hours.
what are some signs of addiction and how to store this medicine?
Some signs of addiction to this medicine include decreased work productivity, more isolation, wanting more drugs at all times, a drastic drop in grades, lack of motivation, lack of focus, not concentrating on work, no participation in any activities. If misused, it can lead to overdosing on this medicine which may result in coma, slow pulses, muscle weakness, fainting, extremely slow breathing, or even death. If you missed a dose then take it when you remember, do not take the dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take double doses to compensate for the missed dose. Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry place away from direct heat and light. This means that Etazomil cannot be stored in the washroom and keep the medicine away from the reach of children and pets.
What are some side effects caused by Etizalom?
Some common side effects caused by this medicine include daytime drowsiness, dizziness, depression, changes to vision, issues incoordination, sleepiness, vertigo, shaking of arms and legs, issues in urination, excessive salivation, stomach, stomach discomfort, headache, slurry speech, tremors, confusion, impaired cognitive functioning, and libido changes. Some serious side effects caused by this medicine include memory loss, respiratory depression, infertility, issues in the menstrual cycle, and hypogonadism, infertility in men, and erectile dysfunction. This medication can also cause hyperprolactinemia, it is a condition in which a higher than normal amount of breastmilk is produced. Another major drawback of using Etizolam is that it is very addictive and it can be hard for people with a history of substance abuse to stop using this medication. These are rare but if you see skin lesions, rashes, hives, swelling of face, mouth, lips, eyes, or throat then you are having an allergic reaction and you need to get medical assistance immediately.
Who should avoid using this medicine and what should be avoided during its use?
Do not operate heavy machinery or driving while using this medicine as these activities need you to be alert. If you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant then you should avoid using this medicine or at least consult your doctor before starting treatment as this medication can have life-threatening effects on the unborn. If you are a breastfeeding mother then you should avoid etizolam as it can pass down through breastmilk and leave lifelong side effects on the baby. Do not consume liquid or any other form of alcohol with this medicine as it may cause a reaction and seriously harm you. If you have a history of any kind of lung disease, liver disease, or kidney disorder then you should inform your doctor and use this medicine cautiously.old people should avoid using this medicine as it causes dizziness and drowsiness and they are already weak and prone to falling. Patients with high or low blood pressure should use this medication cautiously. If you take medicine for seizures, other antidepressants, anti-anxiety pills, or glaucoma medicine then do not use this medicine as it may react.
This medicine is banned in the USA by the FDA due to its high risk of addiction. Prescription drug abuse is the highest as they are easily available and accessible by everyone. There is a misconception among people that in some way, abusing prescription drugs is less harmful than using illicit drugs however this is not the truth. It can be very hard to stop using this drug once you get addicted to it so make sure you have all the medical and moral support you need to get through it.