Versed (midazolam) now comes as an ORAL syrup

Versed (midazolam) now comes as an ORAL syrup. Until now, it had to be given by injection...or compounded for oral use.

Versed is given to sedate children before medical procedures.

A HIGHER dose is needed when it's given orally...usually 0.25 to 0.5 mg/kg...up to a maximum dose of 20 mg.

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