4.1 Therapeutic indications
- Epileptic and febrile convulsions
- to relieve muscle spasm caused by tetanus
- as a sedative in minor surgical and dental procedures
- initial use in anxiety and agitation, when the disorder is severe, disabling or subjecting the individual to extreme distress
Diazepam Desitin may be used in these indications when a rapid effect is required but where intravenous injection is impracticable or undesirable.
Diazepam Desitin may be of particular value for the immediate treatment of convulsions in children.
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