Diazepam (Valium) is a drug of the benzodiazepine class. It is given for sedation, seizures, convulsions, and can be used with anesthetic agents. The drug is given orally or by injection.
Typical Dosage: 0.5-1.0 mg/kg IV or IM, two to three times daily or as needed for seizure control.
Caution: This drug should never be combined with depressants such as opiates, barbiturates, gabapentinoids, alcohol or other GABAergic substances---which can cause death.