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Estazolam Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 20, 2021.

Applies to the following strengths: 1 mg; 2 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Geriatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

1 to 2 mg orally at bedtime

Use: Short-term management of insomnia

Usual Geriatric Dose for Insomnia

1 mg orally at bedtime


  • Dose increases should be initiated with care.
  • In small or debilitated older patients, a starting dose of 0.5 mg should be considered.

Use: Short-term management of insomnia

Renal Dose Adjustments

Renal impairment: Use with caution

Liver Dose Adjustments

Hepatic impairment: Use with caution

Dose Adjustments

  • Dose adjustments may be required if used concomitantly with CYP450 3A inhibitors.


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

US Controlled Substance: Schedule IV


Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:

  • Patients should be cautioned against performing activities requiring complete mental alertness, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.