You can get addicted to Valium if you take the medication for its effects on the brain. Learn more here about how Valium addiction is formed. By the end of the article, you should be able recognize the signs and symptoms of addiction. Questions are welcomed at the end.
valium addiction symptoms
Signs of physical addiction to (dependence on) Valium include constant drowsiness, fatigue, and ataxia. What other signs should you look for…and how is addiction to Valium treated? A concise review here.
Signs of Valium addiction include unsuccessful attempts to lower or stop dosing, in the face of negative life consequences of use. More Valium addiction signs here.
Treating Valium addiction consists of behavioral and pharmaceutical interventions using antidepressants, non-benzodiazepine hypnotics, and possibly Propranolol during detox. More here on what you can expect during Valium addiction treatment.
Dependence on Valium occurs over the course of several weeks to months. And developing Valium dependence depends on dose and frequency of administration. More here on how dependence on Valium differs from addiction, and what you can do to treat dependence to Valium.
YES. Valium is addictive. In fact, you can even get addicted to diazepam when Valium is prescribed by a doctor. We review what Valium is made of, and how you get addicted to Valium here.