Diazepam Nasal Spray (Valtoco)

New Treatment for Seizure Clusters

What is Diazepam Nasal (Valtoco) Spray?

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Diazepam Nasal Spray (the generic name) also known as Valtoco (the brand name), is a prescription nasal spray rescue medication used for the short-term treatment of seizure clusters (also known as “episodes of frequent seizure activity” or “acute repetitive seizures”).

Watch Now: Learn about rescue medications for LGS, including Diazepam Nasal Spray

Presented by: Michael Chez, MD, Pediatric Epileptologist, Sutter Health, California

*Dr. Michael Chez is a Pediatric Epilepsy Expert and regularly treats LGS patients. This video was recorded in early 2022 at the request of the LGS Foundation to provide information to our family members about this medication. The Foundation does not endorse this or any product and is here only to provide information relevant to patient families. 

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LEARN MORE: www.valtoco.com

The information here is not intended to provide diagnosis, treatment, or medical advice and should not be considered a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional. The content provided is for informational purposes only. LGS Foundation is not responsible for actions taken based on the information included on this webpage. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health-related diagnosis or treatment options.

Updated: 2/20/23