Diazepam (Valium) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal, relax muscles, and treat certain types of seizures.
If you are taking diazepam to help you sleep, you should take it one hour before bedtime.
Diazepam relieves feelings of anxiety and agitation. With sleeping problems, diazepam decreases the time is taken to fall asleep, as well as increases the total amount of time spent sleeping.
Diazepam (Generic Valium): It is used to treat anxiety. Diazepam may contribute to weight gain.