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Can you administer midazolam through the buccal route if person stopped breathing during a seizure?

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Rajive Goel 26 Aug 2011

Yes Midazolam can be administered buccally.

Take care, best wishes!

samalina1 26 Aug 2011

hi

can it be administered buccally whilst the person has stopped breathing during a seizure?

thanks
sam

suzanne66 27 Aug 2011

If a patient has stopped breathing check the airway is open and call 911.
Buccal midazolam can be used for the emergency treatment of seizures - your doctor will explain when and how.
Ask your doctor what is best in this specific situation.
http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/factsheets.cfm?doc_id=9300

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