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Diazepam 10mg Medicines are used to treat, control or prevent a condition. Some medicines will give you immediate relief from your symptoms while others take much longer to work.

What is Diazepam?

Medicines are used to treat, control or prevent a condition. Some medicines will give you immediate relief from your symptoms while others take much longer to work.

Diazepam has been prescribed for your current medical problems and should not be used for other medical problems. Do not share your medicine with other people as it may not be suitable for them and could cause them harm. In the same way, you should not use medicines that belong to other people.

The pharmacy label on your medicine tells you how much medicine you should take. It also tells you how often to take your medicine. This is the dose that you and your prescriber have agreed you should take. Depending on your response to the medicine, how the medicine works and the goals of your treatment, your prescriber may vary your dose. You should not change the dose of your medicine unless you are told to do so by your prescriber.

Diazepam belongs to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines. Diazepam is a medicine which helps to control feelings of anxiety. It makes people feel less agitated and less tense. It also acts as a sedative and an anticonvulsant. It can help relieve to muscle spasm. Diazepam should only be used for the shortest period of time possible. Otherwise Diazepam can cause tolerance, dependence and even withdrawal symptoms in some people. The effects of Diazepam may last for a few hours or even days after you stop having it.

If you feel that the medicine is making you unwell or you do not think it is working, then talk to your prescriber.

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