Valium 10mg (Diazepam) belongs to the family of benzodiazepines. Major indications for the use of benzodiazepines include anxiety disorder, anxiety related to medical issues, anxiety before surgery, skeletal muscle relaxation, insomnia, alcohol withdrawal.

These medicines are the most prescribed medication globally because of their effectiveness, rapid onset of action, and safety. However, according to the patient’s condition, we need to look closely to assess misuse, abuse, and addiction.

Uses of Valium Diazepam 10mg

Valium Diazepam 10mg (Diazepam) is also used to treat seizure and alcohol withdrawal. It is also used to treat muscle spasm (muscles tighten up on their own), and before any medical treatment, it is provided as a sedative. Valium 10mg can be used alone or with other medications. However, the effectiveness of this medicine is not known to children younger than six months.

This medication is lipid-soluble, which means these drugs can diffuse most rapidly by acting fast. This is why diazepam has a moderately rapid onset of action, and this medication is distributed quickly. In addition, this drug works by binding with GABA receptors, which ultimately opens chloride channels, an important part of the transmission of the message.

Side effects of Valium Diazepam 10 mg is

There is some side effect which you need to take into consideration.

  1. Drowsiness: don’t do such activities which require proper attention
  2. Dizziness: prevent falls, be cautious during working
  3. Tiredness: have some rest period
  4. Muscle weakness: don’t do heavy activities 
  5. Confusion: don’t spend time alone. Try to be with someone
  6. Depression: talk to someone to decrease
  7. Dry mouth: maintain oral hygiene and drink water frequently
  8. Nausea: take water
  9. Irritability
  10. Headache

 Contraindication

 It is not recommended for children under six months. Patients who already have respiratory problemsMoreover, it should be used by patients having liver problems. Another contraindication is for people with sleep problems.