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Quazepam Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Geriatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

Initial dose: 7.5 mg orally at bedtime
Maintenance dose: May increase to 15 mg orally at bedtime if necessary for efficacy
Duration of therapy: Prolonged administration is not recommended

Comments: Use the lowest effective dose as adverse effects are dose related.

Use: Treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulty falling asleep, frequent nocturnal awakenings, and/or early morning awakenings.

Usual Geriatric Dose for Insomnia

Comments: Start at the lower end of the dosing range and observe closely

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in pediatric patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

US Controlled Substance: Schedule IV

Dialysis

Hemodialysis: No adjustment recommended.
Peritoneal dialysis: Data not available

Other Comments

Patient Advice:
-Advice patient of next-day impairment, even in the absence of symptoms; may persist for several days following discontinuation.

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