Etidix is a prescription medicine used to treat short term anxiety, depression and insomnia. It is useful for acute and maintenance treatment of major depression, post stroke depression and depression with dementia. It is also prescribed for sleep disorders, panic disorders.
It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells, calming the brain and offering a hypnotic and sedative effect. Etidix contains Etizolam which is a benzodiazepine. Etizolam works by stimulating the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which helps suppress the excessive activity of the brain’s nerve cells. Etizolam slows the brain and body down. It makes the user feel calm and relaxed and can help people get to sleep.
Etidix is manufactured by Psychocare Health Private limited (PCHPL), an ISO 9001:2008 certified company based in Greater Mohali, Punjab, India. The company distributes all ranges of neuro / psychiatric and cardio-diabetic products to pharma distributors & pharma franchisees across India. The company produces an extensive range of more than 250+ neuro psychiatric products, which are manufactured under ISO-GMP certification. PCHPL also has a wide variety of quality generic products, ayurvedic, anti-biotics and anti-allergen products.
Depression, Anxiety and Sleep disorder.
Depression is a mood disorder which results in a feeling of sadness, continuous low mood and loss of interest. The depressive mood persists and lasts on an average 6 to 8 months or longer.
Depression signs and symptoms include reduced interest or pleasure in activities previously enjoyed, loss of sexual desire, unintentional weight loss or low appetite, insomnia (sleep difficulties) or hypersomnia (excessive sleeping), feelings of worthlessness, restlessness, fatigue, loss of energy, impaired ability to concentrate or make decisions, thoughts of death or suicide and slowed movement and speech.
Depression is caused due to a complex factors like changes in neurotransmitter levels, environmental factors, genetics, psychological, social or psychosocial reasons.
Depression can be treated through Drug treatments like antidepressants, Psychotherapy including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and by offering Support (discussing practical solutions, educating family members, etc.).
Insomnia or sleep disorder is diagnosed when people do not seem to get sufficient sleep at night. They may have trouble falling asleep or may wake up frequently during the night or early in the morning. Insomnia affects daytime activities too as one may be too tired or sleepy during the day. Insomnia has many possible causes, including anxiety, depression, stress, poor sleep habits, intake of certain medications and jet lag.
Anxiety disorders lead to fear, excessive nervousness, apprehension, and worry. A person is diagnosed with anxiety disorder when he or she is said to have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns which interfere with daily function. These disorders also cause physical symptoms when the affected person alters the way he or she behaves and processes emotions
Symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder include restlessness, and a feeling of being “on-edge”, uncontrollable feelings of worry, sleep difficulties, increased irritability and difficulties in concentration. Anxiety disorders can be caused by environmental stressors, such as difficulties at work and relationship problems, genetics, stress due to medical factors (an intensive surgery or prolonged recovery), brain chemistry (hormonal imbalance).
Treating anxiety disorders will require a combination of psychological counselling, medication and behavioural therapy. Additionally developing a support network of family members and friends, use of relaxation techniques, deep breathing and physical exercises will help release chemicals in the brain that trigger positive feelings.
As directed by physician
As directed by physician
Adverse Reactions/ Side Effects
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine.
Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Etidix
Muscle coordination impaired
Warnings and Precautions
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Be sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you’ve had. This includes mentioning about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
Mechanism of Action
Etidix Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.