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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Estazolam (Overview)

Estazolam is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of anti-anxiety drug (psychiatric drug).


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What amount of estazolam could be considered an over-dose?

Estazolam: It comes in 1 & 2 mg. Doses. Recommendation is 1mg. & not exceed 2 mg. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
10 doctors shared insights

Estazolam (Overview)

Estazolam is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of anti-anxiety drug (psychiatric drug).


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What can you expect from taking estazolam (pro som)?

What can you expect from taking estazolam (pro som)?

Sleepy: It should make you feel sleepy and potentially dizzy or drunk. You may not remember things... ...Read more

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I got prescribed estazolam today and I am nervous to take it?

I got prescribed estazolam today and I am nervous to take it?

Estazolam: As a sleep aid it is recommended for short-term use. Side effects are weakness, muscle spasms, nausea, diarrhea, headaches. If worried, discuss with your doctor about minimal dosage to try. ...Read more

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Has any body used estazolam?

Has any body used estazolam?

Estazolam: Few of my patients were on Estazolam (prosom) for short period of time & did ok for sleep. ...Read more

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Is it effective to take estazolam tablets?

Is it effective to take estazolam tablets?

Yes, but .....: Estazolam or "prosom" is an fda approved hypnotic agent meaning it promotes sleep. It has a rather long half life so it is still likely to be having some effects the next morning. For this reason it is also used to treat anxiety. Short term use of this and other hypnotics can be helpful (up to 3 weeks). For chronic insomnia medications are much less useful whereas behavioral treatments work. ...Read more

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A big day ahead, a lot of work, and have to get some good sleep. Is it effective to take estazolam tablets?

A big day ahead, a lot of work, and have to get some good sleep. Is it effective to take estazolam tablets?

In my opinion, no.: Estazolam or "prosom" is an fda approved hypnotic agent meaning it promotes sleep. It has a rather long half life so it is still likely to be having some effects the next morning. For this reason it is also used to treat anxiety and for the same reason you may not wish to choose this sleep aid. Sporadic use of another hypnotic with a shorter duration of action might serve you better. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take estazolam tablets for sleep?

Is it safe to take estazolam tablets for sleep?

Depends: Depends on your current medical condition and other medications you are taking. A short course of this medication may be helpful. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of estazolam (prosom)?

What are some side effects of estazolam (prosom)?

Sleepy: Sleepy, dizzy, drunk sensation or clumsiness, amnesia are the most common side effects. ...Read more

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Has any body used estazolam?

Estazolam: Few of my patients were on Estazolam (prosom) for short period of time & did ok for sleep. ...Read more

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Is it effective to take estazolam tablets?

Yes, but .....: Estazolam or "prosom" is an fda approved hypnotic agent meaning it promotes sleep. It has a rather long half life so it is still likely to be having some effects the next morning. For this reason it is also used to treat anxiety. Short term use of this and other hypnotics can be helpful (up to 3 weeks). For chronic insomnia medications are much less useful whereas behavioral treatments work. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Prosom (Definition)

ProSom is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more