midazolam-injection, Versed (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you use, especially of: H2 blockers (e.g., cimetidine), fluconazole, theophylline, aminophylline, erythromycin. Also report use of drugs that make you drowsy, such as: narcotic pain relievers (e.g., morphine, codeine), psychiatric medicines, other anti-anxiety drugs, anti-seizure drugs, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine), other muscle relaxants, sleeping pills, sedatives. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include confusion, slow reflexes, clumsiness, deep sleep, and loss of consciousness.
NOTES: Tests such as breathing rate and blood pressure are done periodically during treatment.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the doses.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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