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A medicine is only made available to the public if the clinical trials have shown that the benefits of taking the medicine outweigh the risks.
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Some side-effects may be serious while others may only be a mild inconvenience.
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Everyone's reaction to a medicine is different. It is difficult to predict which side-effects you will have from taking a particular medicine, or whether you will have any side-effects at all. The important thing is to l your prescriber or pharmacist if you are having problems with your medicine.
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Before a medicine is granted a licence so that it can be made available in the United Kingdom, it must pass strict tests and checks to ensure that it is acceptably safe and effective. All effective medicines however, can cause side effects. This medicine is also available as: Diazepam 10mg/2ml emulsion for injection ampoules Diazepam 10mg/2ml solution for injection ampoules Diazepam 10mg tablets Diazepam 2mg tablets Diazepam 2mg/5ml oral solution Diazepam 5mg tablets Diazepam 5mg/2.5ml rectal solution tube Diazepam 10mg/2.5ml rectal solution tube This medicine is also used for: Aggression, Restlessness and Agitation Agitation, Restlessness and Aggression Alcohol Dependence Alcohol withdrawal Anaesthesia Anxiety Convulsions Epilepsy Poisoning Premedication Restlessness, Agitation and Aggression Sedation Share: Save: Print:
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Once a medicine has been licensed, information on the medicine's effects, both intended and unintended, is continuously recorded and updated.
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The following withdrawal symptoms can occur when this medicine is stopped.
If you feel unwell or if you have concerns about a side-effect, you will need to seek advice. If you feel very ill, get medical help straight away. Contact your prescriber, pharmacist, nurse or call 111.
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