Tranxene Dosages: How much is too
dosages: Recommended Amounts
dosage for adults
Tranxene dosage recommended on a daily basis is 30 milligrams divided into
several smaller doses. Your doctor may recommend as little as 15 mg for your
recommended Tranxene dosage. Your physician may also increase the amount that
you need to as much as 60 mg according to your individual needs.
also be taken at bedtime in a single dose, with the usual starting dosage of 15
milligrams. Your doctor may continue to adjust it according to your individual
comes in a 22.5 mg tablet referred to as Tranxene-SD and Tranxene-SD Half
Strength , which is 11.5 mg. taken once every 24 hours. Your physician may
decide to switch you to this form of medication after you have been on Tranxene
for several weeks.
dosage for older adults
starting dose for elderly individuals is 7.5 to 15 mg daily.
sometimes used as a medication to relieve acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms in a
multi-day format. When used for this purpose, your Tranxene dosage is usually
increased over the first two days from 30mg. to 90 mg., and then reduced over
the next two days to a lower dose, after which your doctor will then lower it to
an even smaller dosage, and then will take you off the medication completely.
When used with antiepileptic drugs
is sometimes used in conjunction with antiepileptic drugs. You should always
follow the recommended amount to avoid drowsiness.
dosage for adults and children over the age of 12 years old:
starting Tranxene dosage is 7.5 milligrams taken three times per day. Your
physician may then increase the dosage by 7.5 mg per week to a maximum of 90 mg
to 12 years Old
Tranxene dosage is 7.5 mg taken twice a day, which may be increased by 7.5 mg a
week to a maximum of 60 mg a day. The safety and effectiveness of this
medication for children under the age of 9 years old has not been established.
your Tranxene dosage as prescribed. Any medication taken in excess of the
recommended amount can have serious consequences. If you believe you may have
experienced an overdosage, you need to seek medical attention immediately.
Tranxene overdosage have been known to include:
Coma, low blood
Tranxene dosage is a very important part of your effective treatment. While the
amount of Tranxene has been well established for various disorders, only your
physician can know for sure what your specific Tranxene dosage should be.
Information adapted from The
PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs
Information and webpage by
Licensed Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate
(Health and Geriatric Psychologist)
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