It is a thienodiazepine derivative which is a benzodiazepine analog. Generally, it’s molecule differs from a benzodiazepine in that the benzene ring has been replaced by a thiophene ring. Also, it has a fused triazole ring.Thus, etizolam is a thienotriazolodiazepine.
It provides sedation, euphoria, and anxiety-reduction. Anxiety, depression, insomnia, and panic disorder are the medical uses in some regions.Many people use this drug in non-medical settings.Most of the issues with the drug arise from excessive sedation, memory loss, and dis-inhibition. It becomes very dangerous at high does or when combined with other depressants.