- Other Names:
- Valium, Diastat, Diazemuls, Nervium
- Diazepam (5 mg/ml) is used as an anticonvulsant, sedative and muscle relaxant in horses. Specifically for the treatment of seizures associated with direct toxic effects or secondary to hypoxia or other metabolic or electrolyte disturbances; Amphetamines, Aminopyridine, Atropine, Buckeye (Aesculus), Caffine, Carbamates, Cocaine, Cyanides, Ergot Alkaloids (Claviceps), False Morel (Gyromitra), Fluoroacetate, Fly Mushroom (Amanitia), Hemlock (Cicuta), Isoniazid, Lead, Lithium, Mefenamic Acid, Metaldehyde, Methylxanthines, Moonseed (Menispermum), Mycotoxins, Nicotine, Opioids, Organochlorines, Organophosphates, Phenylethylamines, Salicylates, Theophylline, Theobromine, Tricyclic Antidepressants.
Typical Dosage: 0.05-0.4 mg/kg IV