Valium is a drug that has a long and useful history. It has been used for decades to treat anxiety. Valium is an effective medication that can be habit forming. With that in mind, one should always follow their doctor’s advice when taking prescription medication.
Valium was first used in 1963. It was eagerly welcomed into the world of prescription medications because it was much stronger than barbiturates. Valium was able to produce a better sedation than other drugs. Valium is also much better than many other sedative because it is rarely toxic.
Valium is now marketed as diazepam. It is one of the most prescribed medications over the last 40 years. Valium produces sedative, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal states that can be useful before certain medical procedures.
Valium is listed among the World Health Organizations Essential Drugs. These drugs are ones that are listed as being essential because they can be used to treat so many different ailments.
Leo Sternbach of Hoffman La-Roche invented Valium in 1963. Valium was the second benezodiapine to be released. Chlordiazpoxide was the initial benezodiazepine to be released. It was much weaker than Valium so it was replaced rapidly when Valium was released.
Between the years of 1962 to 1982, Valium was at its peak in 1978. Over the past few years, Valium has mostly been geared towards neurology. It is also used for anxiety and as a first line of defense against other mental disorders. Valium can also be used for the treatment of insomnia or in the case of unusually stressful situations.
Valium is a very useful drug with a long history of usage. Various dosages of Valium are prescribed. It can be prescribed in 2, 5 or 10 mg increments. Valium can be prescribed in a number of different forms, including liquid tablets and capsules.
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