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Drug information on Midaz (1mg) (Midazolam) from Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)

Midaz (1mg)

  Injection
Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)
Generic : Midazolam
 29.75
1mg/1ml
5ml

Drug Name : Midazolam

Midazolam(Versed) generic Midaz (1mg) is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for preoperative sedation, anxiolysis and amnesia. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow relaxation and sleep.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Midaz (1mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Midaz (1mg)

   Serious effects : Decreased tidal volume and respiration rate.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, increased appetite and vomiting.

   Central nervous System : Reduced alertness, confusion, emotion, hallucinations, fatigue, dizziness, incorodination, post-operative sedation and memory loss.

   Miscellaneous : Jaundice, irregular heartbeat, shock, headache and cough.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Preoperative- Adult- IM - The recommended dose is 0.07 to 0.08 mg/kg administered up to 1 hour before surgery.
IV- Initial: 1 to 2.5 mg given 5-10 minutes before procedure. Repeat after at least 2 mins if needed.

How to use Midaz (1mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.

When is Midaz (1mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, alcohol intoxication, who are taking protease inhibiter, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Midaz (1mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breathing problem (COPD); increased eye pressure, heart, liver, or kidney problems, porphyria, severe depression, drug dependence, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Midaz (1mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Midaz (1mg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C).



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