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VALIUM

Anxiety/OCD
Muscle spasms
Seizure disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Diazepam 2mg, 5mg, 10mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for VALIUM:

Anxiety.

Adult:

2–10mg 2–4 times daily. Elderly, debilitated: initially 2–2.5mg 1–2 times daily; increase gradually.

Children:

<6months: not recommended. ≥6months: initially 1–2.5mg 3–4 times daily; increase gradually.

Contraindications:

Acute narrow-angle glaucoma.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for use in untreated open-angle glaucoma. Inj not for use in shock, coma, acute alcohol intoxication, or obstetrical conditions. Discontinue if paradoxical reaction occurs. Drug or alcohol abuse. Depression. Suicidal tendencies. Renal or liver dysfunction. Avoid abrupt cessation. May increase tonic-clonic seizures. Reevaluate periodically. Monitor blood counts, liver function. Elderly. Debilitated. Psychosis, pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (consider reducing opioid doses by at least ⅓). Increased serum levels with cimetidine. Potentiated by sertraline. Inj: hypotension, muscle weakness with narcotics, barbiturates, alcohol.

See Also:

Diazepam Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Benzodiazepine.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS depression, ataxia, memory impairment, paradoxical excitement, salivation changes, neutropenia, jaundice. Inj: apnea, cardiac arrest, venous thrombosis, phlebitis, status epilepticus (when treating petit mal).

How Supplied:

Tabs 2mg—100; Tabs 5mg, 10mg—100, 500; Vials (10mL)—contact supplier

VALIUM 5mg tablets (Qty:30)

appx. price $162.00

Indications for VALIUM:

Skeletal muscle spasm.

Adult:

2–10mg 3–4 times daily. Elderly, debilitated: initially 2–2.5mg 1–2 times daily; increase gradually.

Children:

<6months: not recommended. ≥6months: initially 1–2.5mg 3–4 times daily; increase gradually.

Contraindications:

Acute narrow-angle glaucoma.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for use in untreated open-angle glaucoma. Inj not for use in shock, coma, acute alcohol intoxication, or obstetrical conditions. Discontinue if paradoxical reaction occurs. Drug or alcohol abuse. Depression. Suicidal tendencies. Renal or liver dysfunction. Avoid abrupt cessation. May increase tonic-clonic seizures. Reevaluate periodically. Monitor blood counts, liver function. Elderly. Debilitated. Psychosis, pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (consider reducing opioid doses by at least ⅓). Increased serum levels with cimetidine. Potentiated by sertraline. Inj: hypotension, muscle weakness with narcotics, barbiturates, alcohol.

See Also:

Diazepam Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Benzodiazepine.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS depression, ataxia, memory impairment, paradoxical excitement, salivation changes, neutropenia, jaundice. Inj: apnea, cardiac arrest, venous thrombosis, phlebitis, status epilepticus (when treating petit mal).

How Supplied:

Tabs 2mg—100; Tabs 5mg, 10mg—100, 500; Vials (10mL)—contact supplier

VALIUM 5mg tablets (Qty:30)

appx. price $162.00

Indications for VALIUM:

Adjunct in convulsive disorders.

Adult:

2–10mg 2–4 times daily. Elderly, debilitated: initially 2–2.5mg 1–2 times daily; increase gradually.

Children:

<6months: not recommended. ≥6months: initially 1–2.5mg 3–4 times daily; increase gradually.

Contraindications:

Acute narrow-angle glaucoma.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for use in untreated open-angle glaucoma. Inj not for use in shock, coma, acute alcohol intoxication, or obstetrical conditions. Discontinue if paradoxical reaction occurs. Drug or alcohol abuse. Depression. Suicidal tendencies. Renal or liver dysfunction. Avoid abrupt cessation. May increase tonic-clonic seizures. Reevaluate periodically. Monitor blood counts, liver function. Elderly. Debilitated. Psychosis, pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (consider reducing opioid doses by at least ⅓). Increased serum levels with cimetidine. Potentiated by sertraline. Inj: hypotension, muscle weakness with narcotics, barbiturates, alcohol.

See Also:

Diazepam Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Benzodiazepine.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS depression, ataxia, memory impairment, paradoxical excitement, salivation changes, neutropenia, jaundice. Inj: apnea, cardiac arrest, venous thrombosis, phlebitis, status epilepticus (when treating petit mal).

How Supplied:

Tabs 2mg—100; Tabs 5mg, 10mg—100, 500; Vials (10mL)—contact supplier

VALIUM 5mg tablets (Qty:30)

appx. price $162.00