Generic Name: DIAZEPAM - ORAL Pronounced: (dye-AZ-eh-pam) Valium Oral Uses
Diazepam is used to treat anxiety, acute alcohol
withdrawal, and seizures. It is also used to relieve muscle spasms and to
provide sedation before medical procedures. This medication belongs to a class
of drugs called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central
nervous system) to produce a calming effect. It works by enhancing the effects
of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA).
How To Use Valium Oral
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. If you
are taking a liquid form of this medication, use a medication measuring device
to carefully measure out the prescribed dose. Do not use a household spoon
because you may not get the correct dose. If you are using the oral concentrate
solution, use the dropper provided to carefully measure out the dose and mix it...
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