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Were you looking for more information about Valium? Valiam is a common misspelling of Valium.
 
Valium® (diazepam) is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of anxiety, muscle spasms, and alcohol withdrawal. It can also be used in combination with other seizure medications to treat seizures. Valium belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines, which work by enhancing the effects of a naturally calming brain chemical. Benzodiazepines have been shown to help reduce anxiety, relax muscles, cause sleepiness, and stop seizures. Potential side effects include fatigue, coordination problems, and drowsiness.
 
(Click Valium to learn more about the effects of Valium, to find out what forms and strengths this drug comes in, and for information on when and how to take this medicine. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Valium.)
 
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