The recommended Doral dosage for those who are starting insomnia treatment is 7.5 mg, taken at bedtime. Dosage guidelines must be followed as prescribed in order for the medication to work properly.
The dose of Doral® (quazepam) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Other medications you may be taking
- Your age
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your Doral dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
Doral Dosage for Insomnia
The recommended dose of Doral when treating insomnia is typically 7.5 mg, taken at bedtime. If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dosage up to 15 mg at bedtime.
Considerations for people taking Doral include the following:
- The medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth at bedtime.
- Doral can be taken with or without food. If the drug bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Doral may cause serious problems if you take it at higher dosages or for a longer period of time than your healthcare provider recommends (see Doral Abuse).