As an alternative intravenous agent for the induction of anaesthesia in high risk and elderly patients, especially where cardiovascular stability is of particular importance. Induction is more reliable when heavy opiate premedication has been administered or when midazolam is given with a narcotic analgesic such as fentanyl.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
0.15 - 0.15 mg per kg of body weight
From 0.15 To 0.15 mg per kg of body weight once every day
Midazolam injection has been shown to be an effective agent for induction of anaesthesia in children over 7 years of age, at a dose of 0.15mg/kg body-weight.