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Diazepam injection is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. It is also used to relieve anxiety before surgery or certain procedures. When diazepam is used before surgery, the patient will not remember some of the details about the procedure.
Diazepam injection is also used to treat seizures, including status epilepticus. It may also be used to help relax muscle or relieve muscle spasms.
Diazepam injection is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines belong to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which are medicines that slow down the nervous system.
This medicine is given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Sept. 01, 2023
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