Valium Ireland

General Information

Valium Ireland (also known as diazepam) basically represents a benzodiazepine derivative. Valium Ireland generally prescribed for patients suffering from anxiety disorders management and may also be effective as a relief from the anxiety symptoms for a short term. Tension or anxiety, which are related to the stress occurring on daily basis usually does not require any prescribed treatment with anxiolytic. Valium Ireland can also be taken in cases if symptomatic relief is required from acute agitation, impending delirium tremens, tremor and hallucinosis.

In addition, Valium Ireland can also be effective for skeletal muscle spasm relief caused by reflex spasm to a certain local pathology (e.g. secondary effects after trauma or inflammation of joints or muscles), athetosis, spasms resulting from disorders in upper motor neuron etc. Valium Ireland may be also applied orally to treat convulsive disorders.

Drug Description

Valium Ireland is basically a colourless to light yellow compound with crystalline form. It is insoluble in water. Valium Ireland represents a benzodiazepine derivative. The full chemical name of Valium is: 7-chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one. Oral administration Valium comes in tablets, which contain 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg of diazepam. In addition to diazepam (major active ingredient), each Valium Ireland tablet includes: anhydrous lactose calcium stearate, corn starch as well as pregelatinized starch.

Valium dosage should be adjusted for each individual in order to achieve maximum beneficial effect. The normal daily dosages given below will meet the needs of majority of patients, there will still be certain patients requiring increased doses. In such cases the dosage should be increased with caution in order to avoid any sort of adverse effects.

Side Effects

Valium Ireland may result in some of the following allergic reactions: swelling of face, tongue, lips, throat, as well as hives and difficulties in breathing. Hereby, seek an instant emergency medical assistance if you start feeling any of the abovementioned symptoms. Get in touch with your doctor instantly if you experience one of the following: confusion, hallucinations, no fear of danger, unusual behaviour, aggression, hyperactivity, hostility, agitation, ideas about suicide or hurting yourself, heavily depressed mood, feeling close to consciousness loss; weak or shallow breathing etc.

The list of most commonly reported side effects is:

  • drowsiness;
  • fatigue;
  • weakness in muscles;
  • ataxia.

Besides that, there are also other side effects, which are less common, bus still can be observed:

  • Unusual senses: dizziness, blurred vision etc.;
  • Gastrointestinal System issues: constipation, nausea, gastrointestinal discomfort;
  • Central Nervous System: depression, confusion, headache, tremor, dysarthria, slurred speech;
  • Cardiovascular System: hypotension and others.;
  • Urogenital System: variations in libido, urinary retention, incontinence;
  • Psychiatric and Paradoxical Reactions: restlessness, anxiety, aggressiveness, stimulation, hallucinations, irritability, agitation, psychoses, etc.;
  • Appendages & Skin: skin irritations and other skin reactions;
  • Other: changes in salivation (e.g. hypersalivation and dry mouth);
  • Laboratories: elevated transaminases, alkaline phosphatase and others;

Even though some side effects are less common, the symptoms should still be taken seriously in order to avoid any adverse outcomes. In case if any of the abovementioned happen, the Valium Ireland intake should be stopped at once. Patient should immediately seek for medical help once any of abovementioned is observed. Valium Ireland is not recommended for psychotic patients’ treatment and never should be used in form of a major treatment.

Precautions

Before taking Valium Ireland (aka Diazepam), please make sure that you have already had a consultation with your doctor related to your allergic reactions to and other benzodiazepines as well (e.g. alprazolam, lorazepam). Do not hesitate to get in touch with your pharmacist and receive more details in order to avoid any sort of allergic reactions and issues.

The precautions list and certain medical conditions that you are required to know before taking this medicine. Patients suffering from glaucoma (aka narrow-angle), certain type of muscle diseases (e.g. myasthenia gravis), breathing issues during sleep (sleep apnea), should undergo a complete consultation. Kindly include your personal physician in any discussions based on your medical history: liver disease, kidney disease, lung/ breathing problems (e.g., COPD), alcohol/drug abuse etc.

Basically, the Valium intake for women with childbearing potential as well as during pregnancy, should be considered for cases where the clinical situation basically excludes any possible risk or harm to the fetus. Valium can enter the breast milk; hereby breastfeeding should be avoided for such patients while receiving Valium treatment. Valium Ireland should be used with care during labour hours and delivery time, because high dosage can result in certain irregularities with the heart rate as well as hypothermia, hypotonia, moderate respiratory depression etc. All the additional information about Valium Ireland can be obtained upon consultation with customer support or by familiarization with detailed drug description, which is available at your physician office.