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Diazepam Information

Diazepam Benefits & Uses

Diazepam is used to treat the following -

Diazepam 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.

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Ingredients of Diazepam


Diazepam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Diazepam is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Memory problems
  3. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  4. Dizziness Severe
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Depression Moderate
  9. Irritability
  10. Slurred speech
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Vertigo Mild
  14. Cough Mild
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Nausea or vomiting
  18. Convulsion
  19. Shortness of Breath Severe
  20. Skin Rash Severe
  21. Loss of appetite

Diazepam Related Warnings

Is the use of Diazepam safe for pregnant women?

Diazepam can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Diazepam and take your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Diazepam safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Diazepam. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Diazepam on the Kidneys?

Diazepam may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Diazepam on the Liver?

There is no research available on the side effects of Diazepam on liver. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Diazepam on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Diazepam on heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Diazepam with Other Drugs

Diazepam should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Diazepam Contraindications

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

  1. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  2. Dementia
  3. Asthma
  4. Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Diazepam

Is this Diazepam habit forming or addictive?

You may get addicted to Diazepam. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

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

After taking Diazepam you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Diazepam only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Diazepam can help with mental disorders.

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Diazepam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Diazepam

Taking Diazepam with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Diazepam

Consumption of alcohol and Diazepam together may have severe effects on your health.


Diazepam से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can Diazepam cure anxiety?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, use of Diazepam for short-term can help in providing relief from anxiety through relaxing the muscles of the body and suppressing abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain.

सवाल 10 months पहले

How long can I safely take Diazepam?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Take Diazepam 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.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Does Diazepam cause erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Diazepam causes erectile dysfunction. If you experience erectile dysfunction after taking it, do not stop the drug without consulting your doctor. Discuss with your doctor, he/she will provide you solutions or prescribe alternative medicines.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Does Diazepam cause dry mouth?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Diazepam causes dry mouth. It is a common side effect of it. If you experience excess dry mouth after taking this drug, then please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Diazepam cause stomach upset?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

No, Diazepam, 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.

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