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Diazepam (Valium)

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Diazepam (Valium)

What is the Generic Name for Valium?


What is the Trade Name for Diazepam?


What are the Indications of Diazepam (Valium)?

  • Anxiety
  • Pre-op sedation
  • Conscious sedation
  • Treatment of seizures
  • Insomnia
  • Management of alcohol withdrawal

What are the Actions of Diazepam (Valium)?

Depresses the CNS

What is the Therapeutic Class of Diazepam (Valium)?

Antianxiety agents, anticonvulsants, sedative/hypnotics, skeletal muscle relaxants (centrally acting)

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Diazepam (Valium)?


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Date Published - Mar 4, 2016
Date Modified - May 28, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.