Siesta: Each tablet contains Bromazepam USP 3 mg.
* Emotional disturbances: Anxiety and tension states, as adjuvant therapy for anxiety in depressed patients, nervous tension, restlessness, and anxiety- and tension- related insomnia. As an adjuvant to treatment of underlying disease responsible for functional or psychosomatic impairments of various organs caused by anxiety and tension.
* Cardiovascular and respiratory systems: Pseudoangina pectoris, precordial anxiety, tachycardia, emotiogenic hypertension, dyspnea, and hyperventilation.
* Gastrointestinal tract: Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, epigastric pain, spasm, meteorism, and diarrhoea.
* Urogenital tract: Irritable bladder, urinary frequency and dysmenorrhea.
* Other psychosomatic disturbances: Psychogenic headache, psychogenic dermatoses.
Siesta is suitable for treatment of anxiety and tension states due to chronic organic disease and as an adjuvant to psychotherapy in psychoneurosis.
Average dose for outpatient therapy: 1.5 - 3 mg 3 times daily.
Severe cases, especially in hospitals: 6 - 12 mg 2 - 3 times daily.
Treatment of outpatients should begin with low doses, gradually increasing to the optimum level. In general, the total duration of treatment should not exceed 8-12 weeks including a tapering-off period. In certain cases, treatment may need to be continued beyond the maximum recommended duration but only after a careful reassessment of the patient's condition and indications.
Elderly patients: Doses should not exceed half those normally recommended.
Children: Bromazepam is not for paediatric use.
Bromazepam should not be used alone to treat depression or anxiety associated with depression.
Bromazepam should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of alcohol or drug abuse.
Lactation: Benzodiazepines have been detected in breast milk. If possible, the use of Bromazepam should be avoided during lactation.