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- Jul 28, '12 by NursetasticMy unit has started using diazepam rectal gel in severe ETOH withdrawal where lorazepam alone is not effective. Nurses love it...patients, not so much . I've never given diazepam IV push.
- Jul 28, '12 by tri-rnA rectal gel for folks in severe EtOH withdrawal? How's that working out?
- Jul 28, '12 by NursetasticQuote from tri-rnGreat, actually. It may take 3 of us to turn the patient and get it administered but once it is given it works great. Nice, long half life and even with the most severe withdrawals it is a great adjunct to Ativan.A rectal gel for folks in severe EtOH withdrawal? How's that working out?