Valium 5 Tablet belongs to a group of medications called Benzodiazepine (BZD). It is primarily used to treat short-term relief of severe anxiety disorder, muscle spasms and fits (seizures). Besides this, it also reduces alcohol withdrawal symptoms (like sweating or difficulty sleeping etc.). Before undergoing any surgical procedure, Valium 5 Tablet is sometimes given as ‘pre-med’ to prevent anxiety, fear and worry. An anxiety disorder is a mental condition characterized by feelings of excessive fear or worry. That affect an individual’s daily activities. High anxiety levels can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of nervousness, fear, and sudden onset of sweating, hyperventilation, fast heartbeat, and skin flushing.
Valium 5 Tablet contains Diazepam, which works by increasing levels of brain cells (neurons) calming chemical, known as gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), in your brain that helps to relieve anxiety and stop seizures attacks (fits), and relaxation of the tense muscles. Besides this, it relieves temporary insomnia (sleeplessness) due to anxiety disorder. Off-label uses for Valium 5 Tablet include alcohol withdrawal syndrome, insomnia, panic disorder, chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting. Valium 5 Tablet is not recommended for mild to moderate anxiety and tension related to day-to-day life.
Valium works by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. This action helps to produce a calming effect on the central nervous system, reducing anxiety and muscle spasms.
Besides anxiety disorders, Valium is used to treat conditions such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic attacks, social anxiety disorder, and certain types of seizures. It is also used as a short-term relief for muscle spasms.