Etizolam is mainly used to treat insomnia and anxiety disorders such as panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder. Etizolam instantly removes panic attacks and anxiety; it can also be considered as a prophylactic in this regard. Its unwanted side effects include drowsiness, weakness, and lethargy.
For anxiety – the dose is 0.5 – 1.0 mg up to 3 times a day.
With insomnia, the usual dose is 1-2 mg
Etizolam activates benzodiazepine receptors as other typical drugs of this class (e.g. diazepam). Therefore, it binds to GABA receptors and potentiates GABA transmission and causes inhibition of the central nervous system.
Etizolam is not soluble in water; intranasal administration is not an effective way of acting as a drug.
Etizolam has a wide range of effects, like other benzodiazepines. sleeping pills, sedative, anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant. a powerful anxiolytic drug that has a half-life of 6 hours.
Like all benzodiazepines, Etizolam has a very strong sedative effect!
etizolam is a benzodiazepine derivative. It is quickly absorbed by the maximum concentration in the blood, from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
It has an active metabolite called alpha-hydroxyetizolam which is excreted more slowly and has a long half-life of 8 hours.
The pharmacological profile and effects of the drug are very similar to diazepam.
Etizolam is metabolized by the hydroxylation of methyl groups from the ethyl group of Cytochrome P450.