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Are there any side effects of diazepam tablets?

Diazepam tablets can cause allergic reactions (chest tightness, trouble breathing, rash, itching, facial swelling, hives, swelling in the mouth or throat), which warrant immediate medical attention. Other possible side effects include:

  • fatigue
  • trembling
  • change in behavior
  • anxiety, or excitability
  • memory problems
  • unsteadiness
  • confusion
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • suicidal feelings
  • headache
  • lethargy
  • slurred speech
  • fainting
  • flu-like symptoms
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • changes in salivation
  • changes in libido
  • inability to urinate
  • trouble breathing
  • lightheadedness
  • hallucinations
  • vision changes
  • rashes and yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • muscle spasms
  • sleeplessness
  • loss of inhibition
  • rage

Be sure to check in with your healthcare provider regarding any side effects you experience.

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