Diazepam 5 mg Tablets
Diazepam (Valium®) is a medication often prescribed to treat alcohol withdrawal, seizures, muscle spasms, and anxiety. It comes in several different forms, including tablets, liquid, and injections. The tablet form comes in the following strengths:
- Diazepam 2 mg tablets
- Diazepam 5 mg tablets
- Diazepam 10 mg tablets.
For most people experiencing alcohol withdrawal, dosing starts at 10 mg three or four times during the first 24 hours. After the first day, the dose is usually lowered to 5 mg diazepam tablets three to four times daily as needed.
The recommended dose for treating anxiety is diazepam 2 mg to 10 mg two to four times daily, depending on the severity of your symptoms.
The standard recommended dose of diazepam for treating muscle spasms is 2 mg to 10 mg three or four times daily.
The recommended amount for controlling seizures is diazepam 2 mg to 10 mg two to four times daily. Diazepam is intended to be used along with other seizure medications.
(Click Diazepam Dosing for more detailed guidelines, to find out how dosing works for children or elderly people, and for some tips on using this medication.)