Diastat

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Recommended Dose by Age for Diastat Rectal Gel
2-5 Years 0.5 mg/kg 6-11 Years 0.3 mg/kg 12 + Years 0.2 mg/kg
Weight  (kg) Dose (mg) Weight  (kg) Dose (mg)) Weight  (kg) Dose (mg))
6 to 11 kg 5 mg 10 to 18 kg 5 mg 14 to 27 kg 5 mg
12 to 22 kg 10 mg 19 to 37 kg 10 mg 28 to 50 kg 10 mg
23 to 33 kg 15 mg 38 to 55 kg 15 mg 51 to 75 kg 15 mg
34 to 44 kg 20 mg 56 to 74 kg 20 mg 76 to 111 kg 20 mg


Diastat (diazepam rectal gel)
Rectal Delivery System

How Supplied
  • Pediatric Tip (4.4 cm length)
    • 2.5 mg Twin Pack
    • 5 mg Twin Pack
  • Universal Tip (4.4 cm length)
    • 10 mg Twin Pack
  • Adult Tip (6.0 cm length)
    • 15 mg Twin Pack
    • 20 mg Twin Pack
For further information see the Xcel Pharmaceutical web site or the PDR.

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