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Valium 5mg Tablet
Valium 5mg Tablet
Valium 5mg Tablet
Valium 5mg Tablet

Valium 5mg Tablet

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Valium 5 MG Description

Valium Tablet is a prescription medicine indicated for persons with anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Valium Tablet has diazepam as the main ingredient. Diazepam is a

benzodiazepine that works by controlling the balance of certain chemicals in the brain. Valium Tablets can have various side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, tiredness and headache. Valium Tablets can only be taken with a doctor’s recommendation. It is important to continue the medicine as per the advised dose and duration. Discontinuing the medication abruptly can lead to rebound anxiety, wherein a person can have symptoms of anxiety that can be worse than before. It is important to report complete medical history to the doctor. The medicine is usually given for 8-12 weeks.


Product Summary

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ContainsDiazepam(5.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Seizures, Alcohol withdrawal symptoms, Muscle spasms
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Tiredness, Headache
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Uses of Valium 5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Seizures
  • Alcohol withdrawal symptoms
  • Muscle spasms

Contraindications of Valium 5 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to Diazepam
  • If you have a muscular disorder like Myasthenia gravis

Side effects of Valium 5 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Tiredness
  • Constipation
  • Confusion

Precautions and Warnings of Valium 5 MG



Can I take Valium Tablet during pregnancy?
Valium tablet is generally avoided in pregnancy. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy. The doctor can advise the best according to your situation.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Valium Tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding mothers should not take Valium as it can pass through the milk and might have harmful effects on the baby. Please inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Valium Tablet?
Valium can induce sleep and drowsiness. Please do not drive after taking Valium to be safe.


Can I consume alcohol with the Valium Tablet?
Alcohol tends to increase the effects of drowsiness and dizziness. Hence drinking alcohol with Valium should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of liver, kidney, eye, muscular or mental disorders.
  • You should report proper and detailed medical history and inform the doctor about any medication you are having currently.
  • Valium tablets can cause dependence, and the dosage should not be exceeded. It is generally given for a maximum of 8-12 weeks.
  • Stopping the medicine abruptly can lead to a phenomenon known as rebound anxiety; therefore, do not alter the dose without consulting the doctor.
  • You should avoid driving or operating any machinery after taking a Valium tablet.

Mode of Action of Valium 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Valium Tablet has Diazepam as the active ingredient. Diazepam belongs to a group of medications known as benzodiazepines. Diazepam acts by controlling certain neurotransmitters in the brain that lead ...
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Directions for Use of Valium 5 MG

  • Valium Tablet should be taken only with a doctor’s recommendation. You can have the tablet with or without food.
  • You should maintain a strict schedule and have the tablet at the same time every day.
  • Valium tablet has to be taken orally with some water. It should not be manipulated by either crushing or breaking for use.

Interactions of Valium 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Valium Tablet can interact with other medicines-
  • Phenobarbital (used for the treatment of seizures)- can increase the risk of increased sedation and respiratory depression
  • Oxycodone, Aspirin (painkiller)- can increase the risk of habit formation
  • Baclofen (muscle relaxant)- can increase the severity of sedation
  • Isoniazid, Rifampicin (Anti-tuberculosis medicines)- can affect the metabolism of Valium
  • Itraconazole, Fluconazole (Antifungal medicines)- can increase the potential effect of Valium
  • Antacids- can decrease the efficacy of Valium

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice with Valium Tablet. It can increase the severity of side effects.

Storage and disposal of Valium 5 MG

Valium Tablet should be stored at room temperature and away from any source of direct heat or light. Valium tablets should not be placed in direct sunlight. You do not need to store the medicine in th...
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Dosage of Valium 5 MG


Valium Tablet should not be taken more than the advised dosage for any reason. Overdose can exhibit severe side effects like troubled breathing, severe drowsiness, fainting, and slow breathing. Never ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, try to take the next Valium tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, please do not take the tablet and continue with the previous schedule. Consider ...
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Content Details


Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Valium Tablet habit forming?

A: Yes, Valium tablet has a high potential for dependence. Please take medicine as per the doctor’s recommendation only.

Q: I feel my vision is a little unclear; what should I do?

A: Valium Tablet can exhibit certain side effects, blurred vision being one of those. Kindly visit the doctor immediately.

Q: I am taking a calcium supplement as told by my doctor. Can I take valium?

A: Please inform your doctor about any supplement you are taking beforehand. The doctor will advise the best for you.
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