Generic name: Chloral Hydrate 500mg
Dosage form: capsule
Medically reviewed on December 19, 2017.
The usual hypnotic dose of Chloral Hydrate for adults is 500 mg to 1 gram 15 to 30 minutes before retiring. The usual sedative dosage is 250 mg 3 times daily after meals. When Choral Hydrate is administered in the management of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, the usual dosage is 500 mg to 1 gram repeated at 6-hour intervals if needed. Generally, single doses or daily dosage for adults should not exceed 2 grams.
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