Severe arthiritis patient suffering from arthritis for past 25 years and nearly crippled. needs valium to relax.
The dose of Valium (diazepam) the doctor 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.
Do not adjust the dosage unless the doctor specifically instructs you to do so.
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.
Since elderly people may be more sensitive to the effects of Valium, a lower starting dose is required. For all uses, the recommended starting dose is Valium 2 to 2.5 mg, taken once or twice a day. The doctor may slowly increase the dose, if necessary. He or she may also slowly increase your dosage based on how well you tolerate the medicine.
Please do talk with the doctor before the dosage of Valium is advised or taken, be well & safe!
- Valium Information for Consumers
- Valium Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Valium (detailed)
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