Valtoco Dosage

Generic name: diazepam nasal
Drug class: Benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  5 mg dose kit, 10 mg dose kit, 15 mg dose kit, 20 mg dose kit

Special Note

[5 mg dose kit]
Info: contains 5 mg nasal spray device x2
[10 mg dose kit]
Info: contains 10 mg nasal spray device x2
[15 mg dose kit]
Info: contains 7.5 mg nasal spray device x4
[20 mg dose kit]
Info: contains 10 mg nasal spray device x4
[dosing clarification]
Info: each device delivers 1 spray

Seizures, acute repetitive

[14-27 kg]
Dose: 5 mg intranasally x1 given as 1 spray in one nostril (use one 5 mg device), then may repeat dose x1 after at least 4h; Max: 2 doses/single episode; 1 episode q5 days for up to 5 episodes/mo; Info: alternate nostrils w/ each spray
[28-50 kg]
Dose: 10 mg intranasally x1 given as 1 spray in one nostril (use one 10 mg device), then may repeat dose x1 after at least 4h; Max: 2 doses/single episode; 1 episode q5 days for up to 5 episodes/mo; Info: alternate nostrils w/ each spray
[51-75 kg]
Dose: 15 mg intranasally x1 given as 1 spray in each nostril (use two 7.5 mg devices), then may repeat dose x1 after at least 4h; Max: 2 doses/single episode; 1 episode q5 days for up to 5 episodes/mo; Info: alternate nostrils w/ each spray
[>76 kg]
Dose: 20 mg intranasally x1 given as 1 spray in each nostril (use two 10 mg devices), then may repeat dose x1 after at least 4h; Max: 2 doses/single episode; 1 episode q5 days for up to 5 episodes/mo; Info: alternate nostrils w/ each spray

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised

 

SRC: NLM .