Valium (Addictive Benzodiazepine Medication)


Valium (Addictive Benzodiazepine Medication)

Valium is used in treating anxiety disorders and acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Valium may also be prescribed for the treatment of muscle spasms, tremors, irritable bowel syndrome, panic attacks, seizures, and delirium.

Diazepam is the generic versions of Valium

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Valium Side Effects

Common side effects of Valium and generic versions when taken as prescribed include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Dry Mouth
  • Upset Stomach
  • Change in Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle Weakness


Valium Abuse Side Effects

Misuse and abuse of Valium can have harmful health related consequences such as:

  • Mood Swings
  • Depression
  • Aggression
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Hostility
  • Hallucinations
  • Appetite Changes
  • Confusion
  • Memory Loss
  • Sleepiness
  • Lethargy
  • Clumsiness
  • Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Muscle Weakness


Valium Overdose Symptoms

A life threatening Valium overdose can occur when too much (an excessive amount) of medication is taken, when Valium is combined with alcohol or when Valium is mixed with certain medications and illicit drugs. Valium life threatening overdose symptoms include:

  • Severe Drowsiness
  • Upset Stomach
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Slurred Speech
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Lethargy
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Tremors
  • Lips and Fingernails Become Bluish in Color
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Panic
  • Incoordination
  • Lack of Alertness
  • Hallucinations
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Pulse Rate
  • Vision Problems
  • Coma
  • Death
  • Respiratory Problems
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