Valium – what is it like? What are its properties, components, which indications for use, side effects and the form of release?

We will now respond for all these questions.

Compound -active ingredient: diazepam; 1 tablet contains diazepam 5 mg (0.005 g) or 10 mg (0.01 g);

Excipients -lactose monohydrate, potato starch, gelatin, calcium stearate.

Medicinal form -Tablets(also others)

Pharmacological  group -Anxiolytics. Derivatives of benzodiazepine. PBX code N05B A01.

Basic physical and chemical properties -pills of white color, flat-cylindrical, with a front and a rice. One side of the tablet is a trademark of the company.

Expiration date -3 years.

Storage conditions -Store in original packaging at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children.

Valium is a benzodiazepine. It is a drug that exists in the form of an injection solution or tablets.

It is a medicine that detects anxiolytic, muscle relaxant, sedative, hypnotic and anticonvulsant properties.

Valium reduces internal excitement, fears, anxiety and tension. It has dose-dependent effects on the central nervous system. In other words, in small quantities it  has a stimulating effect, and in large – sedative.

Taking this drug leads to a decrease in blood pressure, expansion of coronary vessels, as well as increase resistance of the brain to hypoxia and increase pain threshold sensitivity.

At what illnesses a patient may be assigned a “Valium”? Reviews of specialists report that this drug is indicated for admission at the following conditions:

spasms of musculoskeletal system at local traumas, anxiety disorders, myositis, arthritis, bursitis , progressive chronic polyarthritis,  arterial hypertension, insomnia, angina pectoris, poisoning with alcohol , vertebral syndrome, epileptic status, relief of epileptic seizures, paranoid-hallucinatory states, motor disorders of various origins (in psychiatry and neurology).

Only experienced specialist should appoint this preparation . For an adult patient, the oral dose of the drug should be 5-20 mg per day. This amount is determined depending on the severity of the symptoms, as well as on the overall clinical picture.