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Midazolam

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    IM / IV
    Midazolam
    Used to induce anaesthesia
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Positively modulates GABAA receptors (BZ1 and BZ2), augmenting the inhibitory effects of the GABA neurotransmitter.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Acute anxiety
    • Tranquilization – in the acute psychiatric settingSedation - for short surgical procedures or intensive care
    • Status epilepticus
    • Adverse Effects
    • Drowsiness
    • Hypersalivation
    • Muscle weakness
    • Vertigo
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