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Diazepam Rectal Gel

(dye-AZ-e-pam)

Diazepam rectal gel (Diastat) is an anticonvulsant agent used to treat patients with epilepsy who are stabilized on regularly scheduled anti-epileptic medications, and who experience bouts of increased seizure activity.

It is available in twin packs as 2.5, 5, 10, 15 or 20 mg prefilled rectal delivery systems. Each box contains lubricating jelly and directions for administration.

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Special Instructions

Administering the Medication

Dosage

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

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Last Updated: 12/2013