What is Stresam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Stresam® is an international brand of etifoxine, a nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic and anticonvulsant drug. It is used in anxiety disorders and to promote peripheral nerve healing.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 5 5
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 3 0
Insomnia 2 2
Anxiety attacks 1 1
Heart palpitations 1 1
Increased anxiety 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stresam

Side effect Patients
Dizziness (vertigo) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Stresam

Dosage Patients
100mg as needed 1
1cap(s) as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Stresam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped taking Stresam

Duration

Currently taking Stresam

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Stresam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 6

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Stresam after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Alprazolam (Xanax) 1

Patients stopped taking Stresam and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clonazepam (Klonopin) 1
Last updated:
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