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Most Commonly Used

Valium 5mg Tab
Genentech Inc
Pill Identification: VALIUM 5  |  ROCHE ROCHE
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Valium 10mg Tab
Genentech Inc
Pill Identification: VALIUM 10  |  ROCHE ROCHE
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Valium 2mg Tab
Genentech Inc
Pill Identification: VALIUM 2  |  ROCHE ROCHE
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About Valium
Valium belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. It is believed that Valium works to enhance a certain chemical in the brain that causes the sedative, muscle relaxation, and anticonvulsant activity effects.

If you miss a dose of Valium, take it as soon as you can. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose of Valium at the regular time.

Your doctor may want you to take Valium for only a short time so that your body does not become dependent on it. Valium may be habit-forming. Follow your doctor's directions for taking Valium. Do not take Valium more often than your doctor tells you to.

Do not suddenly stop taking Valium. If you do so, you may suffer withdrawal symptoms or seizures. Your doctor will work with you to help you gradually stop taking Valium.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, so that your doctor can chose the right medicine for you. Valium can harm your unborn baby. Valium can also pass through breast milk. You should avoid breast-feeding while taking Valium.

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose for you based on your age and medical condition. Older adults may need a smaller dose to avoid feeling too sedated and to help them be less likely to fall.