Instructions for Use
WHAT DO I NEED TO TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE I TAKE THIS DRUG? TELL YOUR DOCTOR:
If you have an allergy to diazepam or any other part of this drug. Diazepam 10mg Rectal Kit #2
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances.
Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath;
wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you have any of these health problems: Breathing problems, glaucoma, liver disease, myasthenia gravis, or sleep apnea.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you have psychosis.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you have recently drunk a lot of alcohol or taken a big amount of
drugs that may slow your actions like phenobarbital or some pain drugs like oxycodone.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed while you take this drug.
You may also need to avoid breast-feeding for some time after your last dose.
Talk with your doctor to see if you need to avoid breast-feeding after your last dose.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If your child is younger than 6 months of age.
Do not give this drug to an infant younger than 6 months of age.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this drug.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems.
You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this drug with all of your drugs and health problems.
Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
How to Use
HOW IS THIS DRUG BEST TAKEN? Use this drug as ordered by your doctor.
Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
Follow how to use as you have been told by the doctor or read the package insert. Do not use more than 5 times in a month or more than once every 5 days.
Check to make sure the right dose is locked in. You will see a green ready band.
Call the doctor right away if you keep having seizures for 15 minutes after you give this drug, unless your doctor has told you to do something else.
HOW DO I STORE AND/OR THROW OUT THIS DRUG? Store at room temperature.
Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom. Store in the case you were given.
Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so.
Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs.
There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
WHAT DO I DO IF I MISS A DOSE? Get medical help right away.
Side Effects & Cautions
Possible Side Effects
WHAT ARE SOME SIDE EFFECTS THAT I NEED TO CALL MY DOCTOR ABOUT RIGHT AWAY? WARNING/CAUTION:
Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug.
Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever;
wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking;
unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and
downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Shortness of breath.
Change in balance. Feeling confused. Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there).
Memory problems or loss. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Feeling very tired or weak.
If seizures are worse or not the same after starting this drug. Muscle spasm. Twitching. Not able to sleep. Change in eyesight.
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS DRUG? All drugs may cause side effects.
However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects.
Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
Feeling sleepy. Feeling tired or weak. Muscle weakness. Headache.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this drug.
Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
If you are 65 or older, use this drug with care. You could have more side effects.
This drug is not meant for regular, daily use. Talk with the doctor. Use with care in children.
Talk with the doctor. This drug may cause harm to the unborn baby if you take it while you are pregnant.
If you are pregnant or you get pregnant while taking this drug, call your doctor right away.
In Case of Overdose
If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away.
Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.