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Can i take more than 0.5 grams of triazolam for dental work?

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Dr. Brett Noorda answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Maybe a typo, but 0.5 grams is about 1000 times the normal dose for Halcion (triazolam). Normal for dental work is 0.25-0.5 milligrams. You should follow dosing as recommended and prescribed by your dentist. If you feel strongly that you need a higher dose, discuss it with your dentist, but do not self prescribe--that's dangerous.

Answered Dec 28, 2014

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Dr. Robert Ryan answered

Specializes in Dentistry

0.5 grams of triazolam is 1000 times the recommended therapeutic dose of 0.5 milligrams of triazolam! if you were speaking of milligrams, instead of grams, you could certainly take a larger dose, but with the supervision of the treating dentist.

Answered Feb 10, 2013

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