Valium: Usage and Dosage

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Diazepam better known as Valium is usually prescribed for anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, ICU agitation, muscle spasm, seizures, endoscopy/radiology pre-medication, status epileptics or light anesthesia.

Valium can be administered in the form of a pill or via injection/IV. But the latter is not advised. Valium dosage is individualized for maximum benefits.

 

DisorderDosage
Management of Anxiety Disorders and Relief of Symptoms of Anxiety.Depending upon severity of symptoms—2 mg to 10 mg, 2 to 4 times daily
Symptomatic Relief in Acute Alcohol Withdrawal.10 mg, 3 or 4 times during the first 24 hours, reducing to 5 mg, 3 or 4 times daily as needed
Adjunctively for Relief of Skeletal Muscle Spasm.2 mg to 10 mg, 3 or 4 times daily
Adjunctively in Convulsive Disorders.2 mg to 10 mg, 2 to 4 times daily
Geriatric Patients or in the presence of debilitating disease.2 mg to 2.5 mg, 1 or 2 times daily initially; increase gradually as needed and tolerated

 

This, in no way substitutes the advice of a registered practitioner.

Before buying Valium, refer your doctor and then proceed. It also comes with its set of side effects, which include unsteadiness and lack of muscle coordination.

Take care.

Valium: Usage and Dosage

Valium: Usage and Dosage

 

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