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HALCION®, CIV (triazolam)

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WARNING: RISKS FROM CONCOMITANT USE WITH OPIOIDS; ABUSE, MISUSE, AND ADDICTION; and DEPENDENCE AND WITHDRAWAL REACTIONS

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Halcion is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (generally 7 to 10 days) in adults.

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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Dosing Information

The recommended dosage is 0.25 mg once daily before bedtime. A dosage of 0.125 mg once daily may be sufficient for...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Halcion is available as 0.25 mg tablets. The tablets are powder blue, elliptical, scored, and imprinted with HALCION 0.25.

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Halcion is contraindicated in:

  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to triazolam, any of component of Halcion, or other benzodiazepines. Reactions consistent with angioedema (...
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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Risks From Concomitant Use With Opioids

Concomitant use of benzodiazepines, including Halcion, and opioids may result in profound...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following serious adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections:

  • Risks from Concomitant Use with Opioids [see

    6.1 Clinical...

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.1 Drugs Having Clinically Important Interactions With Halcion

Table 2 includes clinically significant drug interactions with Halcion...

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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Pregnancy Exposure Registry

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9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

9.1 Controlled Substance

Halcion contains triazolam, a Schedule IV controlled substance.

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10 OVERDOSAGE

Manifestations of overdosage with Halcion include somnolence, confusion, impaired coordination, slurred speech, and ultimately, coma. Respiratory depression and apnea have been reported with overdosages of...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Halcion Tablets contains triazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine.

Triazolam is a white crystalline powder, soluble in alcohol and poorly soluble in water. It has a molecular weight of 343.21.

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

Triazolam is a benzodiazepine. Triazolam exerts its effect for the short-term treatment of insomnia through binding...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

Halcion is supplied as a powder blue, elliptical, scored tablet in the following strengths and package configurations:

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This product's labeling may have been updated. For the most recent prescribing information, please visit www.pfizer.com.

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