Midazolam or Diazepam for Seizures?

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Original Date - Friday, September 9 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Central Time (US & Canada)

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Location: 214CD


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Presentation Code: 361.1

Title: Midazolam or Diazepam for Seizures?

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On-demand access available through October 11th, 2022. 

Benzodiazepines, mainly diazepam has been a mainstay in the management of acute seizures in companion animals. However, midazolam is emerging as a more ideal benzodiazepine due to its rapid onset of action and short duration which minimizes undesirable side effects. The purpose of this session is to briefly review pathophysiology of seizures and the pros and cons of midazolam and diazepam for seizure management. 

Presentation Code: 361.1

Type: Live Streamed Lecture

Presentation Level: VECCSpert


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  • Medical – 0.5 Units