Disease Information for Diazepam (Valium) Administration/Toxicity

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Breast Swelling Bilateral
Blackouts/Event amnesia/temporary
Difficulty concentrating/Distraction/Forgetful
Drug induced Pseudodementia/Memory loss/Befuddled
Memory Loss in Elderly
Relaxed/tranquilized feeling
Short term memory loss
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Opsoclonus/chaotic eye movements
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Balance/Ataxia poblems
Drug Induced Fatigue
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Sedation/torpor induced
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
DRUG/Anticonvulsant/antiepilepsy medication (example)
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Epilepsy adjunctive medication
DRUG/Intravenous anesthetic use (ex)
DRUG/Muscle relaxant medication (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
DRUG/Tranquilizers/Anxiolytics (ex)
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
2H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 one 7 chloro 1,3 dihydro 1 methyl 5 phenyl, 7 Chloro 1,3 dihydro 1 methyl 5 phenyl 2H 1,4 benzodiazepin 2 one, Diazepam, Diazepam (anaesthesia), Diazepam (anesthesia), Diazepam (anesthesia) (product), Diazepam (anesthesia) (substance), Diazepam (anxiolytic), Diazepam (anxiolytic) (product), Diazepam (anxiolytic) (substance), Diazepam (epilepsy use), Diazepam (epilepsy use) (product), Diazepam (epilepsy use) (substance), Diazepam (product), Diazepam (skel musc relax), Diazepam (skeletal muscle relaxant), Diazepam (skeletal muscle relaxant) (product), Diazepam (skeletal muscle relaxant) (substance), Diazepam (substance), DIAZEPAM PREPARATION, Diazepam product, Brand name/Diastat (Diazepam), Brand name/E Pam (Diazepam), Brand name/Intensol (Diazepam) injection, Brand name/Valium (Diazepam), Brand name/Vivol (Diazepam)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Flumazenil (Mazicon)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2.5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size).
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose QID Medication
DRUG/Dose Rectal enema/suppository available
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Half-life very long (days)
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intolerance in elderly/caution
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)

Benzodiazipine tranquilizer drug; oral and parenteral preparations;amnesia,sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual;long half life;accumulates on daily dosing


External Links Related to Diazepam (Valium) Administration/Toxicity
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)