Estazolam helps you sleep if you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Should only be used for short-term treatment. Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication.
Estazolam is a prescription medication used for the short-term management of insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Estazolam belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. These work by slowing the brain's activity to promote sleep.
This medication comes as a tablet to take by mouth and is usually taken at bedtime as needed.
Common side effects of estazolam include headache, dry mouth, upset stomach, and slowed or uncoordinated movements. Estazolam can also cause drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how estazolam affects you.
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Uses of Estazolam
Estazolam is a prescription medication used for the short-term management of insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Estazolam is usually used for no longer than 12 weeks.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Estazolam Brand Names
Estazolam may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Estazolam Drug Class
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