Valium Side Effects

Valium is a anxiolytic and sedative drug that is prescribed to people who have anxiety, muscle spasms and seizures. It has been known to cause excessive sedation, decreased attention, amnesia, drug dependence, withdrawal and convulsions, nightmares, violence, suicide risk, traffic accidents and nervous system disorders.

WARNING: Do not attempt to come off of psychiatric drugs without a doctor’s supervision. Call 855-734-2223 to find out more about getting off of anti-anxiety drugs.

Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented from the use of Valium which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

There have been 3,139 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Valium.

Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.

  • Completed suicides
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Respiratory arrest
  • Death
  • Overdose
  • Drug toxicity
  • Drug abuse
  • Cardio-respiratory arrest
  • Multiple drug overdose
  • Somnolence

Some documented side effects of Valium:

  • Agitation
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty breathing/swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Loss of muscle coordination
  • Low blood pressure
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea

Side effects can persist for months or years after getting off Valium.

Below is a list of common anti-anxiety drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.

  • Ambien (5,644 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Ativan (2,727 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Halcion (548 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Klonopin (3,298 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Xanax (6,368 reports of adverse reactions)

If you or a loved one need help with getting off Valium, please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.