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It is possible for a person to experience insomnia while taking Valium (though it is more common for a person to experience drowsiness with the drug). Some possible symptoms of insomnia include waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep, and having difficulty falling asleep. You should talk with your healthcare provider right away if you are taking Valium and insomnia becomes a problem.
An Introduction to Valium and InsomniaInsomnia is a possible Valium® (diazepam) side effect, though the exact percentage of people who develop insomnia while taking Valium is not known.
What Is Insomnia?People with insomnia have one or more of the following insomnia symptoms:
- Having difficulty falling asleep
- Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep
- Waking up too early in the morning
- Having non-refreshing sleep.