Epilepsy (prescribe by brand)
RAG rating
Amber initiation
Document type
Prescribing guideline
Hertfordshire and West Essex ICB
Output type
Pharmacy / Prescribing

Midazolam (Epistatus)

Prescribe by brand

Buccolam® and Epistatus® are not interchangeable and there is high risk of harm if patients receive the incorrect brand and strength of buccal midazolam.

See MHRA Drug Safety Update: Buccal midazolam (Buccolamâ–¼): new authorised medicine for paediatric use December 2014 for further information