General Medicine: Excessive anxiety, tension and agitation as seen in neurosis. Nausea, vomiting, and intractable hiccups. Cancer and severe pain to reduce apprehension, suffering and to reduce narcotic requirements; to control nausea and vomiting. Alcohol withdrawal in hospitalized patients or those who can be kept under similar, close supervision, for agitation, delirium tremens, nausea and vomiting.
Surgery: To control nausea and vomiting, restlessness and apprehension prior to surgery.
Porphyria: For the control of acute intermittent porphyria.
Tetanus: As an adjunct in the treatment of tetanus.
Psychiatry: For the management of the manifestations of psychotic disorders. For control of involutional melancholia or of the manifestations of manic-depressive illness (manic phase). For control of moderate to severe agitation, hyperacidity or aggressiveness in disturbed children.