Etizolam Pharmacology


About Etizolam
Benzodiazepine agonist, antianxiety, sedative and hypnotics.
Mechanism of Action of Etizolam
Mainly acts on Limbic system and ascending reticular formation in the CNS and binds to BZD receptor.The bindig will facilitates GABA mediated chloride channel oppening and produce hyperpolarisatin.This will produce an increase in the concentration of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA and chloride ions and decrease firing rate of neuron.These in turn alters normal function of the body.
Pharmacokinets of Etizolam
Absorption: It is well absorbrd after oral administration
Distribution: It is distributed widely in the body in protein bound form
Metabolism: It undergoes metabolism in the liver
Excretion: Excreted mainly in the urine
Onset of Action for Etizolam
1 to 2 hrs
Duration of Action for Etizolam
Half Life of Etizolam
6 hrs
Side Effects of Etizolam
3.Visual disurbanace
4.Urinary retention and amnesia.
Contra-indications of Etizolam
1.Acute narrow-angle glaucoma
2.Resp depressio
3.Hepatic impairment
Special Precautions while taking Etizolam
1.Renal impairmrnt
2.Hepatic impairment
3.Open angle glaucoma
5.Pulmonary insufficiancy
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Neonates- Contraindicated
Indications for Etizolam
Interactions for Etizolam
Alcohol and CNS depressants: Enhanced CNS effect

Itraconazole and fluvoxamine slow down the rate of elimination of etizolam leading to accumulation of etizolam and thus increased pharmacological effects.

Carbamazepine speeds up the metabolism of etizolam resulting in reduced pharmacological effects of etizolam.
Typical Dosage for Etizolam
Adult : For anxiety: 0.50-1 mg two or three times per day (maximum 2 mg per day)
For insomnia: 1-2 mg before bedtime
Schedule of Etizolam
Storage Requirements for Etizolam
Stored in a light resistant tightly closed container.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Etizolam
Effects of Overdose of Etizolam

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