Placida contains Etizolam in combination with Escitalopram. It is prescribed as a sedative and a hypnotic for sleep, to cure depression and anxiety disorders.
This medication should not be used by pregnant and lactating women or those with impaired kidney and liver functions, lung problems, and glaucoma. There may be enhanced sedation when had with medicines like beta blockers, antibacterials, antifungals and antipsychotics.
It comes in the form of a tablet and should be consumed after eating food. Remember to ask the doctor any queries that you may have about the medicine and the course of the treatment.
The medication is useful against the following conditions
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?In case of pregnancy, you may consult the doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?It is advised that breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Placida Plus 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Placida Plus 0.5 Mg/10 Mg Tablet is a class of benzodiazepine analog that has amnestic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. Therefore, it is used for treating insomnia, anxiety and panic attacks. It works as an antagonist to the GABA-A receptors which in turn prevents GABAergic transmission throughout the central nervous system. It also work as a selective inhibitor of serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake with high affinity for the primary binding site. It also binds to an allosteric site on the serotonin transporter, with a 1000 fold lower affinity.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Clarithromycin, Clozapine, Ketoconazole, Metoclopramide, sulfonylureas, Diuretics, Disulfiram.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePlacida medication interacts with Glaucoma, Pulmonary insufficiency, liver disease etc.
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Escitalopram- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 29 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/escitalopram
Escitalopram- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [Cited 27 April 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01175
Etizolam- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/etizolam
Etizolam- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09166
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