Bromazepam teva Class: Benzodiazepine , Indications: Short-term, symptomatic treatment of anxiety
Available dosage form in the hospital: Tablet: 1.5 mg, 3 mg.
Bromazepam, taken in the fasting state, is almost completely absorbed. Peak plasma levels of bromazepam are reached between 0.5 – 4 hours and may be maintained for up to 12 hours. The mean peak bromazepam level after a 12 mg oral dose is about 140 ng/mL. There is significant variation between subjects.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
As the effect of food on bromazepam absorption is unknown, doses should preferably be given on an empty stomach.
so The maximum recommended dose 60 mg daily.
Average dose for ambulatory patients: 3 mg two or three times daily also . so It is often an advantage to
make the evening dose larger than other doses, or when the total dose is low (e.g. 3 or 6 mg), to give
the total dose in the evening.
What dosage forms :
BROMAZEPAM is available as:
3 mg tablet- pink in colour, round, flat-faced, bevelled
edge, scored tablet (engraved PRO over B-3 on one side).
6 mg tablet – green in colour, round, flat-faced, bevelled
edge, scored tablet (engraved PRO over B-6 on one side).