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Is it ok to use Valium for a child (vcug) procedure?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
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In brief: If dosed correctly

Valium itself is not used frequently for such procedures, but it can be.
Such drugs are safe in the hands of a trained physician giving a weight based dose. It is possible that they are giving another drug similar to valium, since the effects of valium are long, and a VCUG usually doesn't require that long a period of sedation.

In brief: If dosed correctly

Valium itself is not used frequently for such procedures, but it can be.
Such drugs are safe in the hands of a trained physician giving a weight based dose. It is possible that they are giving another drug similar to valium, since the effects of valium are long, and a VCUG usually doesn't require that long a period of sedation.
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