What is the Pharmacologic Class of Diazepam (Valium)?
What are the Nursing Considerations of Diazepam (Valium)?
Contraindicated in hepatic dysfunction
Use caution with renal impairment
Can cause dizziness, drowsiness, lethargy, hypotension, physical dependence, tolerance
Instruct patient to take as directed
Caution to avoid alcohol use
Romazicon is the reversal agent
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