Valium is one of the most commonly prescribed medicines for treating alcohol withdrawal symptoms, anxiety disorders or muscle spasms. This medicine belongs to benzodiazepine family. When you use valium, you may feel drowsiness and dizziness. It may also make you feel fatigued and tired. The use of valium as a drug, may give you headache and a blured vision.
How does Valium Overdose Affects You?
The overdose of Valium may cause some severe side effects which may lead to lack of coordination in the movement of limbs. It could also lead to change in consciousness and loss of energy and stamina. The over dosage can also cause weakness and dullness of the whole body .It may also lead to bluing of nails and lips. Hence, it is advised never to overdose the drug without the consultation of your physician.
What are the Effects of Valium on the Nervous System?
The frequent usage of valium could also affect the functioning of the nervous system. It may lead to psychomotor impairment and cognitive impairment. It could also cause syncope, vertigo and dysarthia. It may lead to coma in some rare cases.
In some cases, the use of valium may also lead to psyhcosensory signs like perceptual disorder, depersonalization, perceptual distortion and withdrawal syndrome. Withdrawal symptoms may also include signs like abdominal cramps, convulsions, tremors, sweating, vomiting, anxiety, pain attacks, insomnia etc.
Since this drug is addictive in nature, abusers usually take this drug along with alcohol.
Intake of this medication can cause a high, so, it’s popular among people with depression and anxiety. It is commonly used by people suffering from insomnia and people who find difficulty in sleeping. People who take valium for long durations become tolerant towards the drug. So, someone who takes the drug for addiction finds it difficult to feel the high with the same amount of dosage. If you are taking ambien sleeping pills, restrain from using Valium as the combination of these two medications can cause hallucinations.
What are some of the Common Side Effects of Valium Intake?
Every drug has some common side effects. If you start using valium, then the drug may cause some common side effects in you, which may include, fatigue, dizziness, constipation etc. and you are advised to seek the help of your physician if any of the above side effects exists in yourself.
What are the severe Side Effects of valium?
Below given are some of the severe side effects of the drug valium. If you feel that you are experiencing any of the following side effects, then it is time for you to visit your doctor, so that he can help you to reduce the intensity of the side effects before it gets worse.
- Aggression or Hyperactivity
- Unusual thoughts and behaviour
- Swelling on face, tongue or mouth
- Memory loss
- Never ending sore throat
- Pale skin and yellowish eyes
Some of the not so common problems caused due to the intake of Valium are, having Abdominal Pains, black coloured stools and flaking of skin. The intake of this drug can also cause chills and anxiety. It can also lead to dark coloured urination or difficulty in controlling urination. It could also lead to loss of appetite, and difficulty in breathing. Hence it is always advisable to seek the help of the doctor and never try to overdose or under dose the drug by yourself.