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can i take a Valium before a fasting blood test

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: If a person's fasting blood glucose is higher than desired, a non-fasting HbA1c test can be done to reveal the average blood sugar over the past 3 mon ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Not those tests.: It shouldn't affect your other blood tests, but you will test positive for benzodiazepines if you take a drug screen.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: Not certain for blood. But Valium (or it's metabolites) might be deteched weeks after last dose using a urine drug screen. REF: https://www.urmc.ro ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Detection: Your age, percentage of body fat, liver function, metabolism and total dose may impact how long Valium and it’s metabolites are in your system. Valium ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Blood test: I don't know what is meant by "Dvla". Your age, percentage of body fat, liver function, metabolism and total dose may impact how long Valium and it’s ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are very specific toxicology screens on blood that can detect levels of specific drugs such as xanax (alprazolam) and valium.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) 12 hours before the test is not likely to affect test results.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: yes
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): 10 hours no food or water, except taking sips of water to brush teeth, best to hold all meds unless urgently needed.

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