About Diazepam Sleeping Tablets
HOW TO USE DIAZEPAM SLEEPING PILLS
Always consume the appropriate dose of Valium to avoid adverse side effects and to obtain the desired benefits. The recommended dose may range from 2 mg to a maximum of 10 mg, 2 to 4 times a day. Remember, Diazepam is meant for short term usage as it may be habit forming if taken for longer than one month. Do not use this medication for longer periods of time without prior consultation with your doctor. Never chew or crush the pills. Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water. To avoid withdrawal effects, make a gradual reduction in dosage before stopping completely. This medication is available in different doses, under multiple brand names, and in several forms, so it is always important to ask your doctor to determine which Valium pill is best for you.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS OR OVERDOSE DIAZEPAM
If you miss a dose, try to take the missed dose within 6 hours. If more than 6 hours has passed, skip it and never double dose to make up for the missed one. This is because exceeding the recommended dosage can cause serious side effects, such as excessive drowsiness, loss of balance, fainting, etc.
CAN DIAZEPAM TABLETS CAUSE SIDE EFFECTS?
Although most men and women do not experience serious side effects, diazepam sleeping pills may cause some problems such as dizziness, fatigue, headache or even blurred vision. Some common side effects of this medication may include:
- Headache, dizziness, stomach upset, blurred vision;
- Unusual thoughts, risk taking behavior, a feeling of suicide;
- Memory problems, muscle spasm, nausea, lower sex libido;
- Itching, swellings, sore throat
If any of these side effects occur or persist, seek prompt medical advice.
WHO SHOULD AVOID TAKING DIAZEPAM SLEEPING PILLS?
Valium sleeping pills are not for everyone. They should not be used by anyone who:
- Is allergic to benzodiazepines or the ingredients in these medications
- Suffer from heart, kidney, narrow-angle glaucoma diseases
- Has severe breathing problems, sleep apnea, acute mental illness
- Has a history of drug or alcohol addiction
Valium may be habit forming so never use this medication for long periods of time. Avoid sharing it with others, especially someone with a history of drug addiction. Keep these pills in a cool and dry place away from children. Only take diazepamafter firstly consulting your doctor.