They are in the same family; alium being Diazepam, and Ativan being Lorazepam. 1 mg of Ativan is much stronger than the 2 mg of valium.
Valium (diazepam) is among the most widely used and abused benzodiazepines. Valium has a faster onset of action compared to Klonopin, Xanax, or Ativan and the peak plasma concentration of Valium occurs between 30-60 min on healthy adults. Valium lasts longer than most other benzodiazepines. The half-life of diazepam and its active metabolites (nordiazepam, oxazepam, […]