Valium and possible side effects



Valium, as any other medication, is able to cause side effects. Unfortunately, you will not know whether this medication will cause you side effect or not before you actually start using it for some time. There are different side effects ranging by their seriousness.
There are also side effects that are met most commonly and there are also side effects that are met rarer. Anyway, you should know that there is a chance of having side effects and you should know what you should do if you experience them.

Below, you will find the list of medications that are met most commonly if Valium is taken:

  • drowsiness,
  • tiredness,
  • incoordination,
  • muscle weakness.

There is also a range of other side effects that are considered severe. If you experience at least one of them, you should stop using this medication and contact your healthcare provider right away. There is a chance that you will need to be provided with urgent medication help.
Below, you can find the list of severe side effects that are not that commonly met:

Severe allergic reactions, including hives, rash, tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing, itching, swelling of the face, mouth, lips, or tongue
  • difficulty breathing,
  • confusion,
  • chills, fever, or persistent sore throat,
  • fainting,
  • memory problems or memory loss,
  • difficulty urinating or inability to control urination,
  • tremor,
  • vision changes, including double vision, blurred vision, etc.
  • hallucinations,
  • new or worsening changes in mood, including agitation, depression, aggressiveness, irritability, rage, behavior changes, restlessness, etc.
  • trouble sleeping,
  • severe or persistent dizziness or lightheadedness,
  • slurred speech,
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes.

The mentioned above are some side effects that you may experience if you use Valium, but it may be incomplete list. If you have even minor side effects, you should contact your healthcare provider and describe the situation.
It is important to know that this medication cause you some side effects even minor.
You should also take to attention that generally the side effects after taking of Valium are not that commonly spotted and in most cases people have no or only minor side effects which does not require any treatment.
However, you should not relax if you have not side effects if you take this medication because if you use it with alcohol, some products and other mediations it may increase your chances to have undesirable effects.