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Diazepam (Valium)
Class
Anticonvulsat
anti-anxiety
Sedative
hypnotic
Diazepam (Valium)
Action
Causes CNS depression
Causes decreased seizure activity
Diazepam (Valium)
Indications
generalized motor seizures
Status epilepticus
Severe anxiety
Diazepam (Valium)
Contraindications
Pre existion CNS depression
Diazepam (Valium)
Precautions
elderly
hepatic ddysfunction (effects may be proloonged and more intense)
Diazepam (Valium)
Route and Dosage
IV or IM
Seizures 5-10mg q 10min
Sedation 5-15mg
max 30mg
Diazepam (Valium)
side effects
respiratory depression
dizziness
drowsiness
Diazepam (Valium)
supply
vial or preload
5mg/ml in 2 ml solution