What is Valium?
Valium is a trademark name for Diazepam, a medication in the benzodiazepine family of drugs that produces a relaxing and calming effect in its users. It is commonly prescribed to treat a variety of anxiety disorders, muscle spasms, seizures, insomnia and even alcohol withdrawal. Since it’s launch in 1963, it has been one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the world. However, its commonality also makes Valium addiction one of the most common prescription drug addictions in the world.