Valium. Side Effects

Almost always, the first question that interests patient to whom the medicine was prescribed is the question of the side effects of the drug.

This is extremely important information, because the patient may have a number of deviations, the intolerance to certain components, allergies, and so on.

Now we will talk about side effects of valium.

Like any medication, this one can cause negative reactions, such as:

  • Hypotension
  • reducing the concentration of attention and the rate of reactions
  • Decrease in efficiency
  • allergic reactions of various degrees
  • motor disturbances in the form of dysarthria and ataxia
  • liver and kidney damage
  • dizziness and headache
  • addiction to the used medicine
  • deterioration of short-term memory

Judging the reviews about Valium in rare cases it causes euphoria, tremor, headache, depression, confusion, weakness, dysarthria, muscle spasms, hallucinations, agitation, catalepsy, fear, irritability, anxiety, insomnia.

In addition, the drug may cause bulimia, hiccough, nausea, vomiting, constipation, heartburn, tachycardia, depression of pressure, palpitation, urinary incontinence, impaired renal function, decreased or increased libido, dysmenorrhea, allergies, depression of the nervous system, respiratory failure, phlebitis, thrombosis.

This preparation  is a well-known psychotropic tranquilizer, which has a number of negative effects.

When doctor prescribes this medicine, he or she is  obliged to inform the patient about the possible harmful effects of the drug, as well as suggest other therapies.

Here we were talking about side effects with normal dosage.

However, there are  consequences of overdose.

Overdose of Valium is accompanied by such an unpleasant symptom, as the suppression of the central nervous system. There may also be excessive drowsiness, and in the worst case – coma.

Also, when taking large doses of the drug, it may cause hypotension, confusion and respiratory oppression.

So, before you can safely buy and take the prescribed medication, consult with your doctor and take a thorough examination. It is the only way you can protect yourself from unnecessary health problems.