Side effect(s) of Diazepam

Review the side-effects of Diazepam as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Drowsiness, fatigue and incoordination.

   Central Nervous System
- Confusion, depression, slurred speech, headache, fainting, tremor and unsteadiness.

- Constipation and nausea.

- Urinary incontinence, changes in sexual drive and urinary retention.

- Slow heart rate and low blood pressure.

   Eye and ENT
- Blurred vision, double vision and night blindness.

- Hives and skin rash.

- Hiccups, changes in salivation and jaundice.

Other Precautions :

Monitor liver function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Diazepam

Diazepam(Valium) generic is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety. It is also used for muscle spasms and seizures. It works by acting on receptors in the brain called GABA receptors.

Trade Names for Diazepam

India :

International :

Valium, Valrelease
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