Triazolam Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Triazolam safely and effectively. See additional information for Triazolam.

The information at Drugs.com 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 Insomnia

0.25 mg orally before retiring.
Dose range is 0.125 mg to 0.25 mg orally before retiring.

Usual Geriatric Dose for Insomnia

0.125 mg orally before retiring.
Dose range is 0.0625 mg to 0.125 mg orally before retiring.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Low body weight patients may be sufficiently treated with 0.125 mg. A dose of 0.5 mg should be used only for exceptional patients who do not respond adequately to a trial of a lower dose.

Precautions

Use with caution in patients with hepatic dysfunction.

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

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Triazolam is indicated for short term use only (7 to 10 days). The maximum recommended dose is 0.5 mg.

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