Description: Where a first adult <70 years dose of 20 milligrams diazepam has been given rectally and the patient continues to fit, a second dose of 10 milligrams diazepam should be administered IV, giving a total cumulative dose of 30 milligrams diazepam. Where both first and second doses are given IV then the maximum cumulative dose is 20 milligrams.
Date Update Posted Online: August 7, 2019
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