An Introduction to Dosing With Valium
The dose of Valium®
) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Your age
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As always, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
Valium Dose for Alcohol Withdrawal
The recommended starting dose for alcohol withdrawal is Valium 10 mg, taken three or four times during the first 24 hours. After the first day, the dose is usually lowered to 5 mg, taken three to four times daily as needed. Usually, you will not be on Valium long-term; instead, it is taken just long enough to help your body deal with the initial symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.
Dose of Valium for Anxiety
The recommended Valium dosage for anxiety treatment
is 2 to 10 mg, taken two to four times daily, depending on the severity of your symptoms.
Valium Dosage for Muscle Spasms
The recommended dose of Valium for treating muscle spasms is 2 mg to 10 mg, taken three or four times daily.
Valium Dose for Seizures
The recommended dose for controlling seizures
is 2 mg to 10 mg, taken two to four times daily. Valium is intended to be used along with other seizure