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Midazolam

Midazolam

I've just explored the site a little more. I came across the epilepsy association medication list and found diazepam rectal gel listed but no intranasal midazolam?? I realise the majority of people here aren't Australians, so perhaps it's something not used often overseas.
I still occasionally have a very large grand mal that requires medication to bring me around, but I was put onto using intranasal midazolam years ago.
Prior to the midazolam all my partner could use during a large grand mal was the… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Without dragging myself from the bed I think the midazolam is 5mgs in 1ml. Isn't it difficult getting a dropper in your mouth when your seizing?

posted over 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thanks :) Your input really means a lot.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member, mine is also 5mgs per mL.
And I completely could not tell you. I am completely and utterly not here when I've had to use it. Someone has always given it to me. But no, I could not imagine giving it to myself.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

If it was an option for me Hun I'd be seriously thinking about it also.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My doctor just talked to me about thinking about the VNS. If I were to get that, for my simple partial seizures, I would be able to use the magnet that comes with it, to try stopping the seizure or lessening the severity of it. I'm really thinking about it.

posted over 4 years ago
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