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Valum is a common misspelling of Valium (diazepam).

What is Valium (Valum)?

Valium (Valum) belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepinese. It works by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety. This results in a reduction in nervous tension (anxiety) and muscle spasm, and also causes sedation.

Valium (Valum) is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Valium (Valum) is used to treat agitation, shakiness, and hallucinations during alcohol withdrawal and to relieve certain types of muscle spasms. Valium (Valum) can also be used to relax muscles, to relieve the uncontrolled muscle movements caused by cerebral palsy and paralysis of the lower body and limbs, to control involuntary movement of the hands (athetosis), to relax tight, aching muscles, and, along with other medications, to treat convulsive disorders such as epilepsy.

Valium (Valum) may also be used for other purposes not listed here.

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