Valium should not be used by everyone. If you have any of the conditions that you find listed below you should alert your doctor. By taking this medication and having one of the problems outlined below you will be putting yourself for having serious health consequences in the future. Muscle weakness Liver or kidney problems Glaucoma Sleep apnea Asthma Emphysema Bronchitis COPD Epilepsy Depression Drug or alcohol addiction There may be more conditions that are not listed above so make sure you alert your physician of any medical problems or medical history that you may have to make sure that it is safe for you to take Valium (Diazepam). Also, if you are a woman that is pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding this is not the medication for you to take because it can harm your child or fetus.
You also have to keep in mind that Valium can be habit forming, so if you have a history of substance abuse, you have to keep this in mind. When you meet your doctor, its very important that you notify him of any condition you may have so you can take the medication safely.
So before you decide to take Valium, make sure that you notify your doctor of any pre existing condition you may have that may affect the drugs safety. Be well aware of the side effects of the drug to make sure that its the right medication for you.