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Sedative
Mechanism of Action
reduces anxiety
Onset / Duration:
3 –10 minutes / 2 – 4 hours
Indications
Chemical restraint
Contraindications
Hypotension, prolonged QT
Precautions
BP and respiratory status should be monitored
Side Effects
Extrapyramidal or dystonic reactions
Interactions
Antihypertensive medications, CNS depressants
Dosage
14-60 y/o give 2.5 - 5 mg. Patients over 60 should be given 2.5 mg.