Seizure

Indications: Active generalized motor seizure.

Midazolam: If the patient is unresponsive (and in seizure) and is not hypoglycaemic and does not have a sensitivity or allergy to midazolam administer 0.1mg/kg IV (to a maximum dose of 5mg) or 0.2mg/kg IM (to a maximum does of 10mg) or 0.2mg/kg IN (to a maximum does of 10mg) or 0.2mg/kg Buccal (to a maximum does of 10mg).

If after 5 minutes the condition persists administer a 2nd dose.

Pediatric Dosing Chart

Midazolam Administration Chart

Procedure

•              Contact BHP if other intervention/management is required including treatment of focal seizures.