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Halazepam Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 20 mg ; 40 mg

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Geriatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Anxiety

Initial dose: 20 mg orally 3 times a day.
Maximum Dose: 160 mg

Usual Geriatric Dose for Anxiety

Initial dose: 20 mg orally twice a day.

Dose Adjustments

The dose may be increased to achieve a maximum therapeutic effect at intervals of 3-4 days. Should be used with caution in patients with renal or hepatic impairment.

For debilitated patients: Initial dose 20 mg 2 times a day.


In all patients, dosage should be reduced gradually when discontinuing therapy.