midazolam injection, Versed (discontinued brand)

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GENERIC NAME: midazolam injection

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Versed

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: During surgery midazolam is used for sedation, reducing anxiety, and helping patients forget the surgical experience. It also is given before anesthesia and to maintain anesthesia. Patients who are intubated for control of respiration are given midazolam for sedation. Midazolam also is used for treating seizures.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with midazolam are:

PREPARATIONS: Injection: 1 and 5 mg/ml

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2016



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