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Lam Et 0.5mg Tablets

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Lam Et 0.5 MG Description

Lam ET is a prescription medication used to manage anxiety, panic disorders, and depression. The main ingredient of Lam ET is called Etizolam. Etizolam belongs to a group of medications called anti-a

nxiety medications. Anxiety is a medical condition characterized by excessive worry or fear. It may be associated with trembling, increased sweating, excessive heart rate, or fast breathing. These features can be seen in an acute setting or a severe form known as panic disorder. These may also be seen with depression associated with low mood, hopelessness, problems falling asleep, and weight changes. This medication is used for a short period. It should be taken only in the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. Do not suddenly stop the medication.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹43.35
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ContainsEtizolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesFor generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) associated with depression
Side effectsConfusion, Amnesia, Visual Changes, Drowsiness, Depression, Slurred Speech, Loss In Libido, Vertigo, Tremor.
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
molecules
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uses

Uses of Lam Et 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO,
  • For generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) associated with depression
contraindications

Contraindications of Lam Et 0.5 MG

  • If you have neuromuscular disorders such as myasthenia gravis (a condition where voluntary muscles get easily fatigued)
  • If you have breathing difficulties, for, e.g., acute pulmonary insufficiency and sleep apnea
  • If you have liver or kidney disease
  • If you have Acute Narrow-Angle Glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes)
  • If you have porphyria (a condition that affects the skin and internal organs because of an enzyme deficiency)
  • If you have any Chronic Psychiatric Illness such as mania or bipolar disorder
  • If you have low blood pressure
sideEffects

Side effects of Lam Et 0.5 MG

  • Confusion
  • Sedation or drowsiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Urinary Incontinence Or Retention
  • Ataxia (poor coordination)
  • Vertigo
  • Tremor
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lam Et 0.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lam ET during pregnancy?
A:
The medication is considered unsafe during pregnancy, and can potentially harm the fetus. Discuss with your doctor regarding your pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you get pregnant while on treatment with Lam ET
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lam ET while breastfeeding?
A:
The medication is considered unsafe during breastfeeding as it can be transferred through breast milk and can affect the infant. Talk to your physician for more information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lam ET?
A:
Lam ET can cause sedation, drowsiness, and decreased muscle coordination. It is not recommended to drive or operate heavy machinery while on treatment.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lam ET?
A:
No, consuming alcohol with Lam ET is not advisable as it can cause sedation, slowed breathing, and can even progress to coma.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have hypertension (raised blood pressure)
  • You have any muscle disorder
  • You are on any other medication for regular use
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lam Et 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient of Lam ET is Etizolam. Lam ET causes the release of a chemical substance in the brain known as GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid). This results in a calming and sedative effect in th...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lam Et 0.5 MG

  • Swallow this medication as a whole. Do not crush, chew or break this tablet
  • This medication should be taken only in the dose and duration prescribed by the treating doctor
  • The full course of the medication should be completed
  • Stopping the medicine suddenly can result in withdrawal side effects. Consult your doctor before stopping this medication
  • This medication can be taken with or without food
interactions

Interactions of Lam Et 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lam ET should not be taken with any sedating medications such as antihistamines as it can cause excessive drowsiness
  • Lam ET should not be taken with certain medications used to reduce acidity, such as omeprazole or pantoprazole
  • Lam ET should not be taken with antidepressants or antipsychotics as they can affect the blood levels of the medication
  • Lam ET should not be taken with medications that are commonly used in the treatment of hypertension as it can result in a sudden drop in blood pressure
  • Inform your doctor regarding any medications that you are taking at the time of prescription of Lam ET.
  • Many medications interfere with the metabolism of Lam ET and cause changes in its blood levels, such as fluvoxamine, rifampicin, carbamazepine, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lam Et 0.5 MG

Store in a cool and dry place away from direct light and moisture. Do not use the medicine after the date of expiration. Keep the tablets away from children and pets. Do not flush the medication down ...
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dosage

Dosage of Lam Et 0.5 MG

Overdose

The major symptoms of overdose are slurred speech, ataxia (unsteady movements), and altered mental status. In rare cases, it can also cause a slowing down of respiratory rate. In case of any accidenta...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Lam ET, take it as soon as possible. If the duration missed is too long, and it is almost time for the next dose, it is recommended to skip the missed dose and go back to the reg...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have been taking Lam ET for the last few months, and I feel better. However, I am worried if I stop the tablet, my symptoms may return. What can I do?

A: Lam ET can cause dependence with long-term usage. It should only be taken in the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. If the dose is tapered after improvement in your health condition, the medication should be taken accordingly. Consult your doctor regarding any anxiety-related symptoms that may arise.

Q: I am taking Lam ET for three weeks, and it makes me feel very sleepy and tired. I read online that this is normal, but it is affecting my daily work. Can I stop the tablet?

A: Excessive sleepiness is a common side effect of Lam ET. Consult your doctor on whether any change in medication or dose reduction can be done. Do not discontinue the medication on your own.

Q: Can I take Lam ET with a painkiller if I have a headache?

A: Lam ET can cause side effects when taken with certain painkillers. Always inform your doctor about any medication that you may be taking.
Product Details
Brand
LAM ET
Expires on or After
26/02/2023

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Last Updated on: 28 Mar 2022 | 11:58 AM (IST)
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