The effects of Valium use tend to get worse over time and with higher doses.
Even prescription users can suffer from long-term side effects, so it's important to talk to your doctor about any and all effects you experience.
John Meechan 35, of New Cordale Road was selling the pills from June 2014.
The complainer, who had problems sleeping, went on internet store Ebay to purchase anti-anxiety medication and saw an advert for ‘insomnia relief pills’.
During a search of his flat police found boxes of Diazepam – 1,105 tablets in total – empty shipping boxes, envelopes, post office receipts, and computer equipment.
Every user is different, and the specific effects of Valium depend on your age, weight, previous drug use history, health, and a host of other factors.
The system-wide depressant effects of Valium can be quite serious, and overdose is a distinct possibility if taken in amounts that exceed what has been prescribed.
Valium addiction, like most benzodiazepine abuse, is notoriously difficult to overcome, and frequently requires medically supervised or assisted detox and withdrawal prior to successful recovery treatment.
Valium potentiates the effects of a neutotransmitter known as GABA, and in doing so modifies activity in your brain and spinal cord, resulting in slowed reaction times and making you sleepy.