Diazepam is a benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, and muscle relaxant. Specifically for the treatment of seizures associated with direct toxic effects or secondary to hypoxia or other metabolic or electrolyte disturbances; Amphetamines, Aminopyridine, Atropine, Buckeye (Aesculus), Caffine, Carbamates, Cocaine, Cyanides, Ergot Alkaloids (Claviceps), False Morel (Gyromitra), Fluoroacetate, Fly Mushroom (Amanitia), Hemlock (Cicuta), Isoniazid, Lead, Lithium, Mefenamic Acid, Metaldehyde, Methylxanthines, Moonseed (Menispermum), Mycotoxins, Nicotine, Opioids, Organochlorines, Organophosphates, Phenylethylamines, Salicylates, Theophylline, Theobromine, Tricyclic Antidepressants.
0.5-1.0 mg/kg IV
0.5-2.0 mg/kg IM, cloacally
1.0 mg/kg/hour CRI IV
*Parenteral or cloacal doses can be repeated up to 3 times.