PRAZEPAM/CENTRAX



for anxiety disorders; 
Benzodiazepine related to chlordiazepoxide;
Adult: 5-10mg PO 3 or 4 times qd; 20-50mg PO as single bed time dose to minimize daytime drowsiness; 
CNS depressant activity may make some activities requiring concentration dangerous for patients (driving);
Note that this drug designed for slow conversion to active product, peak: 4-12hr after dose; 
Note very slow onset of action, t/2= 36--200hr; Note 1 active metabolite



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 2:09 pm