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    17 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Alpralid
    CTS
    RX
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    Alpralid

    Benzodiazepine. Alprazolam 0.25, 0.5, 1 mg.
    TABS: 30 x 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg.
    For tmt .of anxiety: The tmt. will usually begin with one tab. of 0.25 mg  or one tablet of 0.5 mg three times per day. Therefore, the dly. dosage is 0.75 mg - 1.5 mg. The dosage may be gradual. incr. (every 3-4 d. the dose may  be incr. by 1 mg) up to a total dly.  dosage of 3 mg, divid. throughout the  day.
    The dosage can be incr.to achieve a max. therap. effect, at intervals of 3-4 days, to a max. dly. dosage  of 4 mg, given in divid. doses. For tmt. of panic: The tmt.  will usually begin with 1 tab. of 0.5 mg ×3/d The dosage can be grad. incr., depend.  on the  response, (every 3-4 days the dose can  be incr. by 1 mg) up to a dly. dosage greater than 4 mg, divided throughout the day. When the dosage needs to be incr., the common practice is to incr. the nighttime  dosage first before incr. the daytime dosage.
    Elderly or pts. suffering from fatigue: Init. 0.25 mg ×2,3/d. This dosage  may be grad. incr.
    Alpralid is intended for short-term use (no
    more than 8-12 wks). See lit.
    Tmt. of sympt. of tension & anxiety, anxiety accompan. by depress. and in panic states with/ without phobia.
    C/I: Hypersens. to alprazolam or other benzodiazep.
    Concom. use with antifungals e.g. ketoconazole, itraconazole.

    Assival
    Teva
    RX
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    Assival

    Benzodiazepine. Diazepam 2, 5, 10 mg.
    TABS: 30 x 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg. 2-10 mg
    2-4 dly. Child: 1-2.5 mg 3-4 dly. Can
    grad. incr. as tolerated.
    Tens. and anx. states, muscle spasm,
    insomn., adjuv. in convls. disords.

    Assival Teva 10 mg / 2 ml
    Teva
    RX
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    Assival Teva 10 mg / 2 ml

    Benzodiazepine. Diazepam 10 mg / 2 ml.
    AMPS: 10 x 10 mg/2 ml. See lit.
    Tens. and anx. states, muscle spasm,
    insomn., adjuv. in convls. disords.

    Bondormin
    Rafa
    RX
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    Bondormin

    Benzodiazepine. Brotizolam 0.25 mg.
    TABS: 10, 20. 1 tab. at bedt.
    either subling. or swallowed.
    Induct. and sust. sleep.
    C/I: Hypersens., first trimester of pregn.
    and just bef. birth, lact., myasthen
    gravis.

    Brotizolam Teva
    Teva
    RX
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    Brotizolam Teva

    Benzodiazepine. Brotizolam 0.25 mg.
    TABS: 10. 1 tab at bedt. May increase to
    2 tabs. Elderly: 1/2 tab.
    Insomn.
    C/I: Hypersens., pregn., lact., acute pulm.
    insuffic., severe hepat. insuffic., acute
    narrow angle glaucoma.

    Buccolam
    Neopharm Cure
    RX
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    Buccolam

    Benzodiazepine. Midazolam (as HCl) 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10 mg.
    PREFILLED SYRINGE (oromuc. sol.): 4 x
    2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg.
    3 - 6 mnths hospital set.: 2.5mg; > 6
    mnths to < 1 yr: 2.5mg; 1 yr to < 5 yrs: 5 mg; 5 yrs to < 10 yrs: 7.5 mg; 10 yrs to <
    18 yrs: 10 mg. See lit.
    Tmt of prolong., acute, convuls. seizures in
    infants, toddlers, children & adolesc. (from
    3 mnths to < 18 yrs). It must only be used
    by parents/carers where the pt has been
    diagnosed to have epilepsy. For infants 3-6
    mnths of age, tmt should be in a hospital
    setting where monitoring is possible and
    resuscitation equipment is available.
    C/I: Hypersens. to the product or other
    BZD; Myasth. gravis; Sev. respir. insuff.;
    Sleep apnoea syndr.; Sev. hepatic impair.

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