Versed

Last Update May 25, 2016
Versed is an anesthetic and a sleep medication.
Uses: Versed is prescribed for Sedation and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. It is used in Sedative and General Anaesthesia. In addition, our data suggest that Versed is taken for Seizures, although it is not approved for this condition. Read More
Other brands: Midazolam, Dormicum
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Positive 1,225 "There was one couple we were kinda considering, but he was just diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder with a very high mortality rate--so they are not a good option at the moment. ...Whenever I start... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 742 "LOVED, LOVED, LOVED Versed (enough said!) HATED getting bacterial infection and havnig to go back around midnight 2 weeks later. HATED we had no hot water and showers were either barely warm... "Read more negative discussions
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Midazolam
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Facts about Versed

Alcohol warning on Versed
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
How do I obtain Versed?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Versed?
Injection, Syrup
What dosages are available?
Solution: 1 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Syrup: 2 mg/mL
Food instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
Midazolam Hcl
Approval Date
December 20, 1985
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