Among the indications for the use of "Phenazepam" marked neurotic and psychopathic States, e.g., irritability, increased anxiety, severe nervous tension. The drug is administered to relieve withdrawal symptoms in the alcoholism or substance abuse. The drug is used for prevention of epilepsy of different etiology, and also used in reactive psychosis and hypochondriacal disorders. In extreme conditions "Fenazepam" can be used to overcome panic and fear. The tool can be used in the therapy of schizophrenia with hypersensitivity to other antipsychotic drugs. In neurology medicine can treat the muscle rigidity, atetoz, autonomic instability.
The drug may be administered intramuscularly or intravenously if necessary, the relief of neurotic or a psychotic break on an emergency basis. The initial dose in this case is 0.5 to 1 mg a day the patient can be administrirovanie about 3-5 mg, but in severe conditions it is possible to use patients to 9 mg.
When receiving the "Phenazepam" orally in tablet form can be assigned to about 250-500 mg (1-2 tablets 0.25 mg) 30 minutes before bedtime. For the treatment of certain diseases may increase dosage to 0.5-1 mg 2-3 times a day. When lack of effectiveness, the doctor may raise the dose to 4-6 mg a day. For the treatment of epilepsy the patient can be assigned to 10 mg per day. The duration of the course may change, but in order to avoid the emergence of drug depends on the drug, it is desirable to use it no longer than 2 weeks. In some cases, the treatment period is extended to 2 months with subsequent gradual abolition of the drug by lowering the dosage.
You cannot use "Phenazepam" in shock or comatose States, acute alcohol intoxication, accompanied by a weakening of the functions of human organs. Do not use together with hypnotics and analgesics based on drugs. Among the contraindications we can also mention depression 1 trimester of pregnancy, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lactation, adolescence (18 years). It is also worth noting that the drug has a number of possible side reactions, the appearance of which should immediately see a doctor and stop accepting money.