Diazepam is a hypnotic, sedative, amnesic, anticonvulsant, and anxiolytic muscle relaxant. The drug is generally used in the treatment of insomnia and anxiety. Nonetheless failure to use this drug as recommended by a doctor can lead to abuse and addiction. Comprehensive research conducted in the past has indicated that the drug is capable of creating a blend of psychological and physiological tolerance there for making it hard for an individual to stop taking it. The dependency mainly results when patients take the drug for longer periods than recommended by physicians.