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1.what are the benefits and risks of valium 2. what are the benefits of using valium over other alternatives?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: Benefits are sedation & sleep & relief of anxiety. Risks are tolerance, addiction & withdrawal symptoms.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
ANTI ANXIETY: Valium 2mg is fair low dose but helps with anxiety, panic, muscle relaxation. Valium very ling acting the body and some others are shorter.
Answered on May 7, 2016
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