Could I become addicted to diazepam?

Diazepam can be habit-forming. For this reason, you should follow all of your pharmacist's instructions when taking this drug. Never take an extra-large dose of diazepam or use it more often than prescribed. Your doctor will decide when you should stop taking diazepam.

However, keep in mind that the longer you take this medication, the greater the chances you will develop dependence. As a rule, diazepam should not be taken for longer than four months. Do not share diazepam with anyone.

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