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Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines

8 December 2020Benzodiazepines are the most commonly used anxiolytics and hypnotics. There are major differences in potency between different benzodiazepines and this difference in potency is important…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in status epilepticus

5 November 2020Choice of treatment will be influenced by the clinical situation. The evidence for these drugs in breastfeeding is based on their longer-term use rather than…

Safety in Lactation: Anxiolytics.

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Use of anxiolytics in breastfeeding mothers…

Safety in Lactation: Sedative and analgesic peri-operative drugs

25 September 2020Benzodiazepines are used for premedication and for conscious sedation during surgery. Following short–term therapy (1-2 doses) for these indications, it is considered that breastfeeding can…

Lorazepam products: ambient stability during COVID-19

30 April 2020This page gives ambient stability information for Lorazepam products during COVID-19.  Information here should be used in conjunction with our general advice. Lorazepam 4mg/1ml solution…

Shortage of Ativan (lorazepam) Injection 4 mg in 1 ml

27 April 2020Supplies will be extremely limited between week commencing 5th October until early December 2020 and reserved for primary care only. Pfizer is supplying an alternative…