Diazepam (Valium) 10mg
Diazepam is used to help relax muscles or relieve muscle spasm. Diazepam injection is used before some medical procedures to relieve anxiety and to reduce memory of the procedure. Chlordiazepoxide, clorazepate, diazepam, and oxazepam are used to treat the condition.
Valium is used to treat anxiety disorders and also used as treatment of symptoms of alcohol withdrawal such as hallucinations, tremors, agitation, delirium, and seizures. For neurologic disorders, it is used to treat seizures and relief of muscle spasms. How to take:
The usual oral Valium dose is 2-10 mg given 2-4 times daily. Patients with abnormal kidney function may need lower dosages of Valium as it is metabolized by the liver and excreted in the kidneys. Valium may be taken with or without food. For more detailed information please see label and please consult specialist. Do not take more Valium than it is indicated at the label without consulting your doctor.
Valium should not be used for lactating and nursing women since it is excreted in breast milk and can affect nursing infants. Common side effects of Herbal Valium are loss of balance, exhaustion and lethargy. May also cause double vision, confusion, depression, and speech problems. Moreover, prolonged use may cause addiction. Therefore, Valium should be used under a doctor′s supervision.
Many of the benzodiazepines are used in the treatment of other conditions, also. Diazepam is used to help relax muscles or relieve muscle spasm. Diazepam injection is used before some medical procedures to relieve anxiety and to reduce memory of the procedure. Chlordiazepoxide, clorazepate, diazepam, and oxazepam are used to treat the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Alprazolam and clonazepam are used in the treatment of panic disorder. Clobazam, clonazepam, clorazepate, diazepam, and lorazepam are used in the treatment of certain convulsive (seizure) disorders, such as epilepsy. The benzodiazepines may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Diazepam may be habit-forming (causing mental or physical dependence), especially when taken for a long time or in high doses.