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Were you looking for more information about Diazepam? Diacepam is a common misspelling of diazepam.
 
Diazepam (Valium®) is a prescription drug approved to treat several different conditions, including anxiety, seizures, alcohol withdrawal, and muscle spasms. It belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines, which work by enhancing the effects of a certain chemical in the brain. Diazepam is believed to have effects on relaxing muscles, decreasing anxiety, and stopping seizures. The tablets come in 2-, 5-, and 10-mg strengths; the drug is also available as an oral liquid and an injection.
 
(Click Diazepam to learn more about the uses, effects, and potential side effects of this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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