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Flurazepam, Dalmane

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  • Indications
  • Pharmacokinetics
  1. Half-Life: 24 to 100 hours
  • Flurazepam (Dalmane)
  1. Dose: 15-30 mg PO qhs
  • Dosing
  1. Max Daily Dose: 30 mg
  • Cost
  1. 7 day cost: $1.50
  • Precautions
  1. Drug accumulation in elderly
  • Side Effects
  1. Daytime Somnolence
  • Advantages
  1. Long half life prevents rebound Insomnia
    1. often seen in other Benzodiazepines used >30 days
  • Equivalents for Withdrawal protocol
  1. Valium = Flurazepam Dose x 0.6
  2. Phenobarbital = Flurazepam Dose x2.0