Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Diastat
  2. Diastat Pediatric


Diazepam rectal gel is used to control seizures (eg, seizure clusters, acute repetitive seizures) in patients who have epilepsy. Diazepam is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines belong to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which are medicines that slow down the nervous system.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Gel/Jelly