If you are:
Not Recommended: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; POSSIBLE RISK OF CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS W/ BENZODIAZEPINES
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDS CAUTION
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-Elderly at increase risk for hypoxia, respiratory and cardiac arrest. Use reduced dosages and administer with extreme caution.
Giving midazolam HCL to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Increased risk of hypotension, seizure with rapid injection. Monitor respiration. Decreased clearance.
Severe Precaution: Respiratory depression risk increases with concurrent opiate use. Use weight based dosing. Monitor closely.