Diazepam (valium)

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Diazepam (valium)
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2011-08-01 16:30:14
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Diazepam (valium)
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  1. Class
    Benzodiazepine
  2. Action
    CNS depression, relaxation
  3. Indications
    Anxiety, skeletal muscle relaxation, seizures, DTs
  4. Contraindications
    Children younger than six months, CNS depression, alchohol intox,
  5. Adverse effects
    Respirtory depression, drowsiness, headache, hypotension
  6. Dose adult
    Anxiety 2-10mg slow iv push

    DT's 10mg iv

    Seizures 5-10mg every ten minutes max dose 30mg

    Rectal .2mg/kg
  7. dose pedi
    Anxiety .04 to.03 mg/kg/dose iv every four hours max dose .6mg/kg

    Seizures 5 and older 1mg over 3 min every two to five min max dose 10mg

    • Rectal years 6-11 .3mg/kg
    • Rectal Years 2-5 .5mg/kg

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