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  • Drugs
  • Midazolam and hydromorphone are the same drugs Ohio used in the January execution of Dennis McGuire, who snorted and made gasp-like sounds during the 26 minutes it took him to die. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Importantly, midazolam provides a good model for many other commonly used drugs that are metabolized by the CYP3A4 enzyme system, to which patients with liver disease might be exposed to for a variety of clinical indications," said Peter G. Traber, M.D., president, chief executive officer and chief medical officer of Galectin Therapeutics. (cnbc.com)
  • drug
  • Today (09 December 2008), the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) is alerting staff in the NHS and independent sector to the risks of overdosing patients with midazolam, a drug used to sedate patients undergoing procedures like endoscopy or minor surgery. (npsa.nhs.uk)
  • clinical
  • To prevent further harm, the NPSA is calling for the removal of high strength midazolam from general clinical areas. (npsa.nhs.uk)
  • This Rapid Response Report recommends the removal of high strength midazolam from general clinical areas and reminds staff of the risks when sedating patients, both of which aim to reduce the risk to patients. (npsa.nhs.uk)
  • children
  • Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of midazolam in children below 6 months of age. (mayoclinic.org)
  • risks
  • Your doctor has weighed the risks of you using B. BRAUN MIDAZOLAM against the benefits they expect it will have for you. (nps.org.au)
  • side
  • See the full midazolam side effects document. (drugs.com)
  • Open their lips and squeeze the remaining midazolam from the ampoule into the inside of the lower cheek (closest to the ground), between the lips and side teeth. (rch.org.au)
  • Midazolam is the only benzo that put me to sleep 8hrs straight and I would rate it with 10 but I rated it 8 because there is horrible side effect of sleep walking + hunger. (drugs.com)
  • Boceprevir ( Victrelis ), itraconazole ( Sporanox ), nelfinavir ( Viracept ), and telaprevir ( Incivek ) increase blood level of midazolam by reducing its breakdown in the liver and, therefore can increase the side effects of midazolam. (medicinenet.com)
  • active
  • At the physiologic conditions under which the product is absorbed (pH of 5 to 8) into the systemic circulation, any open-ring form present reverts to the physiologically active, lipophilic, closed-ring form (midazolam) and is absorbed as such. (drugs.com)
  • assess
  • The secondary objective was to assess the safety and tolerability of GR-MD-02 when administered concomitantly with midazolam. (cnbc.com)
  • Medical
  • Dr Kevin Cleary, Medical Director, NPSA said: "The NPSA has received reports of a number of incidents, including three deaths as a result of midazolam overdose. (npsa.nhs.uk)