- Brand Name: Valium (U.S. and Canada)
- Chemical Name: diazepam (dye-az-e-pam)
- Usage in MS: Spasticity
- Generic Available: Yes
Diazepam is a benzodiazepine that belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which slow down the nervous system. Although diazepam is used for a variety of medical conditions, it is used in multiple sclerosis primarily for the relief of muscle spasms and spasticity.
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