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Valium

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How does this medication work?

Globally branded as Valium, Diazepam belongs to the class of medication called benzodiazepines which is usually used to treat short term relief of symptoms of mild or moderate anxiety or alcohol withdrawals. It is very much effective in treating agitation and in reduction of the muscle spasms. It works by targeting the central nervous system by slowing down the nerves of the brain hence causing relaxation from anxiety and muscular spasms.

How should I use this medication?

The dosage in adults range from 2 mg to 10 mg to be taken 2-4 times in a day. For children older than 6 months the initial dose starts from 1 mg to 2.5 mg taken 3-4 times daily.

The dose may vary as per your medical condition, and response to the treatment. It is highly subjected to your response and thus individualized doses are provided to avoid the risk of excessive sedation or motor impairment. Doctors prescribed dosage should be taken self-prescribing the dose should be avoided. Diazepam is normally used for short periods of time, to reduce the risk of addiction or habbit-forming it is restricted to be taken for a long period of time. More than 1 month of high dosage increases the risk of addiction, however do not stop using drug without consulting doctor. The entire thing depends on your response to the drug. Sudden stopping of the drug may bring out severe withdrawal effects thus gradual reduction in dose is recommended. Your response to medication is highly subjected to your medical condition, body needs, body parameters such as height, weight, family history. Doctor has to be consulted before making any changes in your prescribed dosage.

Who should NOT take this medication?

Do not take diazepam if you are/have

  • allergies to diazepam or any ingredients of the medication
  • allergic to any other benzodiazepines
  • acute narrow-angle glaucoma
  • liver disease dysfunction
  • myasthenia gravis
  • severe breathing problems
  • sleep apnea

This medication is prohibited to the infants under 6 months of age.

What side effects are possible with this medication?

The side effects down below have been experienced by 1 % of people on this medication. Many of these side effects may fade with the regulation of dosage at regular intervals over a period of time.

It is highly recommended to consult your doctor on experience the these symptoms if they get severe

  • Blurred vision
  • Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Muscle weakness
  • Slurred speech.

Other precautions and warnings for this medication?

Before taking this medication, you must inform your doctor or pharmacist of any past medical history, family history, of any pregnancy, if you are breastfeeding, allergies from drugs or medication and some significant facts about your health.

Following is the list of precautions must be taken with the intake of the drug Diazepam:

  • Avoid Any Alcohol Use.
  • Take regular (prescribed) dose to avoid physical symptoms and sudden withdrawal from the drug.
  • Worsen case of Depression may occur, cause mood swing/behavioral changes, poor concentration, changes in weight, changes in sleep, decreased interest in activities.
  • Drowsiness and restlessness on taking the drug before the recommended hour or in the daytime.
  • Pregnant Women should avoid the drug unless and until the benefits overpower the risks.
  • The medication may pass into the breast milk and thus should be avoided by breastfeeding mothers.