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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of diazepam Oral.

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Condition: Anxious
6/26/2012 8:41:19 AM

Reviewer: kimber, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
just wondering about the weight gain with diazepam? been on for about a week and feeling bloated. may in my head. any thoughts?

Condition: Anxious
5/5/2012 7:36:11 PM

Reviewer: srr26, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love this drug-i take it on an as needed basis for anxiety and panic attacks because my Dr doesnt want me hooked on it but if it is helping me out this much why not let me stay on it-is there something out there close to diazepam that isnt addicting and works just as well? please let me know because i really need something for my anxiety-and it wouldnt be for everyday just when i feel i need it- ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
3/5/2012 6:04:12 PM

Reviewer: BarneyFife, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Years ago I was prescribed 5mg 3 times per day for acute anxiety and depression related to 'adjustment to adult life'. I took Valium for about 3 months, then weened myself off. It was as if a switch had been thrown, turning off my panic and turning on simple normalcy. I credit Valium for saving my life. In recent years I have used it during episodes of acute lower back spasm, and once ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
10/4/2011 5:11:46 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Anxious
9/23/2011 2:23:08 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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