We compound diazepam in a suppository. All preparations are dispensed with an easy to use applicator.
This medication requires a prescription.
To process your order we will require a prescription from you or your Prescriber. We will only compound and dispense upon receipt of a valid patient specific prescription.
- Your prescriber can mail or fax in the prescription
- You can mail in the original prescription
- We can contact your prescriber for you
- You can transfer your prescription from another pharmacy
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- Fax to 844-922-7379
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- Searching for CareFirst Specialty Pharmacy in Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
- Using our NCPDP# 3151266
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This is a compounded medication specifically made for you based on a prescription from your licensed physician.
Diazepam is a type of drug called a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines are mild tranquilizers, producing a calming effect on those who take them. But did you know that diazepam can do much more than just that?
How is diazepam used?
Diazepam is available in a variety of different forms. Pills, injectable solution and suppositories are the most common. It can be used to treat pain, anxiety, muscle spasms, and seizure disorders.
What are diazepam suppositories?
Diazepam suppositories are custom compounded in a special base for vaginal or rectal delivery.
Diazepam suppositories are often prescribed to people with seizure disorders. Many of these individuals are children or take other drugs for seizure control. During a seizure episode, a diazepam rectal suppository can be given quickly, safely and effectively to control seizure attacks. They are not intended for long-term use.
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Compounded diazepam suppositories are sometimes used to treat pelvic floor dysfunction and vulvodynia. Vaginal diazepam has been shown to reduce pain without the unwanted side effects associated with oral diazepam.
Side effects and other important information
Common side effects of diazepam suppositories include:
Itching of face, throat and/or tongue
If you or your child experience any side effects when using diazepam suppositories, contact your physician right away. Talk to your pharmacist or physician if you are taking any other medications, as diazepam may interact with other medications. While diazepam is absorbed into the body differently through a vaginal or rectal suppository,do not consume alcohol while taking diazepam. Discuss your alcohol consumption with your physician before taking diazepam suppositories. Diazepam can affect other disorders (such as glaucoma, liver disease, respiratory disease), so please discuss other medical issues with your physician before starting diazepam suppositories. Use the medication as prescribed by your doctor. The information provided is not intended to cover all possible uses. This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. If you have questions about the use of your prescription, please contact your prescriber.
Diazepam and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/752008
Diazepam Rectal: http://www.medicinenet.com/diazepam-rectal/article.htm
Consult your physician
Inserting Vaginal Capsules/Suppositories
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.
- Remove any foil or plastic wrapping from capsule or suppository, if any.
- Place capsule or suppository in the applicator, if an applicator is being used.
- If applicator is being used. Hold the applicator by the opposite end from where the capsule/suppository
- Either lay on your back with your knees bent, or stand with your feet spread a few inches apart and your knees bent.
- Gently insert the applicator into the vagina as far as it will go comfortably. Once you are ready, push plunger of the applicator in and place the capsule/suppository as far back in the vagina as it will comfortably go. Remove the applicator from the vagina. If you are not using an applicator, insert the suppository or capsule with your finger and push into the vagina as far as it will comfortably go.
- Wash your hands again with soap and warm water. To avoid contamination: after each use, wash the applicator thoroughly with soap and water.
Use the medication as prescribed by your doctor. The information provided is not intended to cover all possible uses. This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. If you have questions about the use of your prescription, please contact your prescriber.
Troches and suppositories require refrigeration (ice packs) and will incur an extra charge of $19.95 per order.