Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Valium is inicated for the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. It belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.

Valium is also used to relieve the symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal, to relax muscles, to relieve the uncontrolled muscle movements caused by cerebral palsy and paralysis of the lower body and limbs, to control involuntary movement of the hands (athetosis), to relax tight, aching muscles, and, along with other medications, to treat convulsive disorders such as epilepsy.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Valium seized

Nigeria's Gusau State police arrested three suspected narcotic drug dealers, seizing about 4, 000 tablets of Valium, according to news reaching here on Tuesday.
Lawal Abdullahi, the state Police Command's spokesman, briefed the local media of the arrest on Monday in Gusau.
He said the suspects were apprehended on Sunday around the downtown area of the state's capital Gusau metropolitan following a tip-off.
The police spokesman said as soon as the police completed the investigations, the suspects would be handed over to the NDLEA for prosecution.