A male asked:
does melatonin work as a valium?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Sneid answered
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: Valium is an anti anxiety med. Melatonin is a sleep aid.
Answered on Apr 10, 2013
Dr. R Sangal answered
43 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Melatonin is a zeibgeber - it signals the body that it is dark outside (and time to go to sleep). It is not a sleeping pill. Valium (diazepam) increases GABA activity in the brain, reduces anxiety, makes you sleepy, lasts for more than two days in the body.
Answered on May 8, 2016
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