Valium 2 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Diazepam (2 mg)
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Valium 2 Tablet Information

    Valium 2 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Anxiety, Epilepsy. Other than this, Valium 2 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Valium 2 Tablet. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Valium 2 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Valium 2 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Valium 2 Tablet's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Valium 2 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Valium 2 Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Liver Disease, Glaucoma are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Valium 2 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Valium 2 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Valium 2 Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Valium 2 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Valium 2 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Valium 2 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 10 mg, 2 - 4 times daily, depends on severity of disease
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose range: 2 - 2.5 mg, 1 - 2 times daily
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Anxiety
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose range: 1 - 2.5 mg, 3 - 4 times daily

    Valium 2 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Valium 2 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Valium may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Valium again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Valium 2 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Valium. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Valium 2 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Valium has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Valium 2 Tablet on the Liver?


      Information about safety of Valium for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Valium 2 Tablet on the Heart?


      Valium has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Valium 2 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Valium 2 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Valium 2 Tablet

    • Is this Valium 2 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Yes, Valium 2 Tablet cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

      Yes
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Valium 2 Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Valium 2 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, this Valium 2 Tablet works for mental disorders.

      Yes

    Valium 2 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Valium 2 Tablet


      Taking Valium 2 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Valium 2 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Valium 2 Tablet can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Valium 2 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Valium?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Take Valium as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed. Initially, a doctor prescribes this drug for a shorter duration and recommends his/her patient to follow- up/ re-visit to check for results. Taking this medicine longer than prescribed can lead to addiction because this is a habit-forming drug which can lead to drug dependency in patients.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Valium cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    No, Valium, does not cause stomach upset. For mild stomach upset you are advised to eat light and non-spicy meals along with this drug initially. But if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine to inform your doctor immediately.

    Question about 5 years ago

    When to take Valium?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Ideally Valium can be taken with food or without food post evening because its absorption is not affected by food. However, you are recommended to take it as per a doctor's instructions.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Valium work?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Valium works by suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through the increase in activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA. This calms the brain and provides relief to the patient.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How to take Valium?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Valium comes as a tablet, extended-release (long-acting) capsule, and concentrate (liquid), it should be taken by mouth. It is usually taken 1 to 4 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with chronic pulmonary insufficiency, personality disorders, muscle weakness, impaired liver or kidney function. Do not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it can cause drowsiness or sedation.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



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    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Valium® (diazepam)

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