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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking estazolam if you have:
- Lung problems or breathing problems
- A history of drug or alcohol abuse (see ProSom and Alcohol)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see ProSom and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see ProSom and Breastfeeding).
How Does It Work?Estazolam belongs to a group of medications known as benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines have several different effects on the body, including:
- Relaxing the muscles
- Reducing anxiety
- Causing sleepiness
- Stopping seizures
- Impairing short-term memory.