Stresam Capsule

Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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What is Stresam?

Stresam Capsule is used for Anxiety disorders, Peripheral nerve healing, Chemotherapy-induced pain and other conditions. Stresam Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Stresam Capsule contains Etifoxine Hydrochloride as an active ingredient.
Stresam Capsule works by binding to and activating gamma aminobutyric acid receptor.
Adcock Ingram manufactures Stresam Capsule.
Detailed information related to Stresam Capsule's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Stresam Capsule Uses

Stresam Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1
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Stresam Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Stresam Capsule improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1

Stresam Capsule - Composition and Active Ingredients

Stresam Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Stresam Capsule - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Stresam Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
  • Sedation
  • Drowsiness
  • Anterograde amnesia
  • Impaired psychomotor performance
  • Stresam Capsule may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1
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Stresam Capsule - Precautions & How to Use

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Stresam Capsule - Drug Interactions

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Stresam Capsule - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Stresam Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Stresam Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
References: 1
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Where to Buy Stresam Capsule

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Stresam Capsule - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Stresam Capsule safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
  • Is Stresam Capsule safe while breastfeeding?
  • Can Stresam Capsule be used for anxiety disorders and peripheral nerve healing?
    Yes, anxiety disorders and peripheral nerve healing are among the most common reported uses for Stresam Capsule. Please do not use Stresam Capsule for anxiety disorders and peripheral nerve healing without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Stresam Capsule.
  • How long do I need to use Stresam Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and within 2 hours as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Stresam Capsule. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Stresam Capsule.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Stresam Capsule? website users have reported twice a day and other as the most common frequency of using Stresam Capsule. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Stresam Capsule. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Stresam Capsule.
  • Should I consume Stresam Capsule empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Stresam Capsule anytime. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Stresam Capsule.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Stresam Capsule medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Stresam Capsule. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Stresam Capsule

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 2, 3, 4, 5

Overdosage of Stresam Capsule

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Stresam Capsule, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 6, 7, 8

Storage of Stresam Capsule

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Stresam Capsule.
References: 9, 10, 11, 12

Expired Stresam Capsule

  • Taking a single dose of expired Stresam Capsule is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 13, 14

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Stresam Capsule

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Stresam Capsule - Packages and Strengths

Stresam Capsule is available in the following packages and strengths
Stresam Capsule - Packages: 100, 60

Stresam Capsule - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Stresam Capsule - Demographic Information


  1. PMC Korean J Pain. 2015 Jan; 28(1): 4-10. Published online 2015 Jan 2. doi: 10.3344/kjp.2015.28.1.4 Etifoxine for Pain Patients with Anxiety - Accessed: October 12, 2016. Retrieved: Oct 13, 2016
  2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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