Valium is used to treat anxiety disorders and is also used as a treatment for symptoms of alcohol withdrawal such as hallucinations, tremors, agitation, delirium, and seizures. Neurologic disorders, it is used to treat seizures and relieve muscle spasms.

How to take:

The usual oral Valium dose is 2-10 mg given 2-4 times daily. Patients with abnormal kidney function may need lower dosages of Valium as it is metabolized by the liver and excreted in the kidneys. Valium may be taken with or without food. For more detailed information please see the label and please consult a specialist. Do not take more Valium than is indicated on the label without consulting your doctor.


Valium should not be used for lactating and nursing women since it is excreted in breast milk and can affect nursing infants. Common side effects of Valium are loss of balance, exhaustion, and lethargy. May also cause double vision, confusion, depression, and speech problems. Moreover, prolonged use may cause addiction. Therefore, Valium should be used under a doctor’s ′s supervision.