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Diazepam (Valium) Summary

Description: A benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant, and amnesic properties and a long duration of action. Its actions are mediated by enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID activity.

Also Known As: Valium; Seduxen; 7-Chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one; Apaurin; Diazemuls; Faustan; Relanium; Sibazon; Stesolid; 2H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-one, 7-chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-

Networked: 4044 relevant articles (363 outcomes, 423 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Diazepam is Relevant

  1. Seizures (Seizure) : 152 outcomes 107 studies in 1281 results
  2. Status Epilepticus (Complex Partial Status Epilepticus) : 24 outcomes 24 studies in 254 results
  3. Febrile Seizures (Febrile Seizure) : 20 outcomes 23 studies in 82 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 15 outcomes 18 studies in 174 results
  5. Poisoning : 14 outcomes 7 studies in 112 results
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Drugs Related to Diazepam

  1. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  2. Midazolam (Versed)
  3. Benzodiazepines
  4. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
  5. Pentylenetetrazole (Metrazol)
  6. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium)
  7. Lorazepam (Ativan)
  8. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  9. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  10. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
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Therapies Related to Diazepam

  1. Rectal Administration
  2. Premedication
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. General Anesthesia
  5. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback)
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