Quazepam Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

15 mg orally before retiring.
The dose may then be reduced to 7.5 mg in some patients.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Because the elderly and debilitated may be more sensitive to benzodiazepines, attempts to reduce the nightly dosage after the first one or two nights of therapy are suggested.

Precautions

Use with caution in patients with hepatic dysfunction. Because quazepam is metabolized in the liver, use in patients with frank hepatic failure is not recommended.

If used daily for more than a few weeks, abrupt discontinuation is not recommended.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

The rate and extent of quazepam absorption are increased when administered with food. Also, daytime drowsiness may be prolonged when quazepam is administered with food.

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