Diazepam 5mg Tablets is used to treat anxiety, muscle spasms and seizures (fits)
Some people are prescribed diazepam to help them relax before a medical procedure
Diazepam used to commonly be known as Valium, although this brand of diazepam is no longer available in the UK
Diazepam is commonly taken as a tablet, but can be prescribed in liquid form or as a rectal medication
It is recommended that diazepam is not taken for more than four weeks at a time
As diazepam can make you feel sleepy, you must not drive or use heavy machinery or tools whilst taking it
It is important to read the patient leaflet for a full list of side effects and cautions.
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