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What are diazepam tablets?

Diazepam tablets (brand name Valium) are the solid oral form of the benzodiazepine diazepam. Diazepam tablets are used to treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms and certain seizure disorders. This drug may also be used to treat anxiety and relieve muscle spasms. Diazepam tablets work by slowing and calming the central nervous system and are part of the class of drugs known as central nervous system depressants. Diazepam tablets are available by prescription only.

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