Midazolam is a custom pharmacy drug classified in the family of drugs known as benzodiazepines. Midazolam has strong anxiolytic and amnestic properties. Due to its cardiorespiratory stability and relatively short duration, midazolam is sometimes the preferred choice for use
Midazolam can be compounded into different forms for administration from syrups to injectables. Midazolam is administered intravenously before some procedures. Syrup (single doses) may be given before a medical or surgical procedure to enable relaxation. Your doctor or surgeon will consult with you regarding dosage and will explain the effects of this medication. Always follow your doctor's recommendations and directions precisely. Ask your compounding pharmacist for more information if you have questions or concerns before your scheduled procedure date. Note, this drug is not intended for at-home use. Anyone given midazolam should avoid driving or
Midazolam may cause certain side effects typically associated with benzodiazepines. Look for possible side effects that may come on quickly, or perhaps appear or begin slowly. See your doctor if you experience any side effect that lingers or worsens. For your
Some patients and users could experience side effects that are
It is possible to have an allergic reaction to this drug. Allergic reactions, in some cases, can be
NOTE: Other serious side effects are possible with the use of midazolam. The important rule to remember is to always see your doctor right away or seek medical treatment at a professional healthcare facility if you experience or encounter any side effect that is concerning to you.
Patients considering the use of this drug should inform their doctor of their complete medical history and any medications, drugs (street or prescription), supplements, etc. that they are currently using.
Never use midazolam without the consent of your doctor. Only your doctor can decide if this drug is appropriate for use in your treatment.
Ask your doctor for a complete overview of all possible contraindication for midazolam that may be relevant to you. Never take this drug unless your doctor has cleared you to take it.
Midazolam is contraindicated for the following:
IMPORTANT NOTE: There may be some diseases and conditions which could make the use of midazolam inadvisable, if not necessarily strictly contraindicated. Discuss all your drug and treatment options with your doctor before beginning a course of this drug. Always follow your doctor's recommendations when considering any drug.
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