Diazepam vs Valium for Spasms

Diazepam
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Diazepam is an anxiety medication and an epilepsy medication (benzodiazepine).
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.1
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.3
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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September 4, 1985
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
124,700 Discussions
378,454 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Addiction
#4 for Depression
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Insomnia
#7 for Panic
#8 for Spasms
#9 for Seizures
#10 for Sedation
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Dizziness
#13 for Shaking
Diazepam is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dia
Euphoria
7
Weakness
6
Weight Gain
3
Blisters
3
Hallucinations
2
Weight Loss
2
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bleeding
1
Impotence
1
Val
Weakness
5
Euphoria
4
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Diazepam
Dia
Valium
Val
Euphoria
Dia
Val
7
4
Weakness
Dia
Val
6
5
Weight Gain
Dia
Val
3
3
Blisters
Dia
Val
3
1
Hallucinations
Dia
Val
2
0
Weight Loss
Dia
Val
2
2
Itching
Dia
Val
1
0
Dry Mouth
Dia
Val
1
1
Bleeding
Dia
Val
1
0
Impotence
Dia
Val
1
1
Weakness
Val
Dia
5
6
Euphoria
Val
Dia
4
7
Weight Gain
Val
Dia
3
3
Weight Loss
Val
Dia
2
2
Nightmares
Val
Dia
1
0
Blisters
Val
Dia
1
3
Dry Mouth
Val
Dia
1
1
Impotence
Val
Dia
1
1
Derealization
Val
Dia
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Dia
1
0
Alcohol warning
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Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Kit: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 5-7.5-10 mg, 12.5-15-17.5-20 mg
Solution: , 5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL), 5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL, 5 mL), 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Concentrate: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.). , Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Diazepam , Diazepam/Soybean Oil
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diazepam and Valium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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