Valium 5mg is formed of the compound that is called Diazepam.
It belongs to the family of benzodiazepine formulated drugs. These drugs are best known as anti-anxiety drugs, as its name also suggests.It helps fight against the symptoms of anxiety and stress that one might feel at times, such as before surgery is to take place. This drug helps calm the nerves and makes it easy for the patient and the medical officer to operate on him.
This drug is essentially used to treat symptoms of mild to moderate anxiety disorders as it helps stabilize the chemicals in the brain.
Other properties of Valium are that it is used to treat the symptoms of alcohol withdrawals for relaxing muscle spasms and controlling epilepsy.
However, it is strictly advised to take with the prescription of the doctor.