II. Indication

III. Class

  1. Short Acting Benzodiazepine

IV. Dose

  1. Adult: 0.125 to 0.5 mg PO qhs
  2. Elderly: 0.125 mg PO qhs

V. Pharmacokinetics

  1. Half-Life: 1.5-5.5 hours

VI. Background

  1. Weekly cost: $4.08

VII. Precautions

  1. Reports of Psychosis and Violence
    1. Associated with high dose Halcion (>1 mg)
  2. Likely to be as safe as other Benzodiazepines

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