The family ‘Valium Diazepam’ belongs to is ‘Benzodiazepine’. It is used for the treatment of anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Valium comes useful in the symptomatic relief of acute agitation caused due to acute alcohol withdrawal. Skeletal muscle spasm can also be cured by taking Valium pills . This medication is also useful for treating spasticity caused by upper motor neuron disorders, athetosis, and stiff-man syndrome.
The patient taking this medication should not stop using it suddenly after long-term use as doing this can be potentially dangerous.
Don’t use ‘Valium Diazepam’ and take your doctor’s advice if you:
- Have a severe liver disease, severe breathing problem, narrow-angle glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, or sleep apnea.
- Have allergy to Diazepam or similar medicines.
Important points that you should know while using ‘Valium Diazepam’:
- Before you should take Valium, consult your doctor if you have had any suicidal thoughts, glaucoma, mental illness, depression, asthma or other breathing problems, kidney or liver disease, seizures, or a history of drug or alcohol addiction.
- It becomes critical to take your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant as taking Valium may cause harm to an unborn baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine for seizures inform your doctor as immediately as you can.
- As Diazepam may be habit-forming, so misuse of habit-forming medicine can result into calamitous effects.
What is the right way of taking Valium Pills Diazepam?
Take it either by mouth, or get it injected into muscle/rectum, or into a vein.
Recommended Dosage for Valium Diazepam:
- Adult dose for anxiety: 2Mg to 10 mg/day – 2 to 4 times daily.
- Acute treatment of seizures: Give higher dose of Valium tablets Diazepam (10 Mg) intravenously.
- Adult alcohol withdrawal: 10 Mg – 3 to 4 times for first 24 hours, then decrease it to 5Mg – 3 to 4 times daily.
- In children: Start with lower doses of Valium Diazepam.
Some Precautions to be followed before using Valium Diazepam:
- Carefully examine or analyze the aged, children, and the people with serious health conditions before they should be given Valium 10mg Diazepam
- Don’t prescribe Valium to a child younger than 6 months old.
- Don’t operate dangerous machinery, drive vehicles or do any hazardous activities under the influence of Valium 10mg Diazepam.
The effects of overdose may range from drowsiness to coma. Drowsiness, confusion, and lethargy are mild symptoms of overdose. Some of the other symptoms of overdose are as follows:
- Blue lips or nails.
- Dizziness, unable to stay upright
- Feelings of depression.
- Uncoordinated movements.
- Confused mental state.
- Breathing difficulties or complete cessation of breath.
- Blurry or double vision.
Side effects that may appear while using Valium 10mg
Confusion, Depression, Dysarthria, Headache, Slurred speech, Tremor, Vertigo, Constipation, Nausea, Blurred vision, Diplopia, Stimulation, Restlessness, Agitation, Aggressiveness, Irritability, Rage, Hallucinations, Psychoses, Delusions, Increased muscle spasticity, Adverse behavioral effects, Incontinence, Changes in libido, Urinary retention, Skin reactions, Dry mouth, Hyper-salivation, Sleep disturbances, Gastrointestinal disturbances, Acute anxiety, etc.