To decrease anxiety prior to and during your periodontal therapy, Dr. Flamme may prescribe Halcion (triazolam 0.25mg) or equivalent. It is for short-term use, lasting on average of 5 to 6 hours with a maximum of 6 to 8 hours.
Common side effects include but are not limited to: drowsiness, headache, dizziness, amnesia, confusion, inability to operate machinery or drive.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above, contact Dr. Jeffrey L. Flamme, DMD at the Summit office (908 273 1337) or the Annandale office (908 735 4077). For emergencies during non-business hours call Dr. Flamme's cell phone (908 612 5978).