FAQ 3: What is the right antidote and doses for benzodiazepines toxicity? How does it works (Mode of action)?

ANTIDOTE INDICATION MODE OF ACTION DOSAGE
Flumazenil Benzodiazepine overdose Acts on benzodiazepine receptors to block central effects of benzodiazepine. 0.2mg through IV for 30 seconds. If there is no response, 0.3mg can be given for another 30 seconds. Additional doses at 0.5mg at 30-60 second intervals until a total dose of 3mg is achieved.
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