What Are You Struggling With?

Midazolam (Versed)

What is the Generic Name for Versed?


What is the Trade Name for Midazolam?


What are the Indications of Midazolam (Versed)?

  • Sedation
  • Conscious sedation
  • Anesthesia
  • Status epilepticus

What are the Actions of Midazolam (Versed)?

Acts to produce CNS depression, may be mediated by GABA.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Midazolam (Versed)?

Antianxiety agent, sedative/hypnotics

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Midazolam (Versed)?


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Date Published - Aug 4, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 17, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.