Midazolam Buccal

Green-G

Brand Name(s):Buccolam
Epistatus

Indication:Anticonvulsant

Rationale:

Considered:Apr-11

Review Date:Jan-22

Comments:
Drug Safety Update
Antiepileptic drugs: updated advice on switching between different manufacturers’ products
Nov 2017
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NICE guideline [NG61]
End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management
Dec 2016
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Midazolam buccal has previously only been available as an unlicensed “special”. A licensed preparation now exists. When a licensed preparation exists this should be used in preference to an unlicensed preparation