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How long does it take for valium to take effect

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: Two different drugs. That work differently on the body. Talk to your doctor about the meds. And which would be best for you.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: You can taper as slowly as you are comfortable with in consultation with your doctor. While tapering, it is a good idea to learn other techniques for... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Sleep apnea: This can exacerbate the sleep apnea and compound the issue.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
IT MAKES IT WORSE: Any sedatives including valium, alcohol or sleeping pills can make sleep apnea worse. All benzodiazepines have the same effect and are adviced not to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Unwise. Unwise: You are proposing self-medicating, using leftover medicine. The medicine itself may work less well or as well. But you need to find treatment with a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Gone: IF the last dose was 28 days ago, then it has cleared your body.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Valium: Valium is not specifically a pain medicine, but it can help relax muscle spasms and anxiety. It has a fairly long half-life in your system, especiall... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 40 years experience
4-6 weeks max: Depending on the test used and how long one has been using it. After brief use, 4-5 days is enough. Valium has a very long half life--up to 200 hours ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
It will start to be: removed by your kidneys soon after you take it and thus be detected in your urine.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
I consider that a huge dose of valium which has a long half life and will take more than 10 days to leave your system but metabolites may be detected ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Norflex (orphenadrine) & Valium?: These two drugs should only be prescribed by an MD In very specific cases, as they are both CNS depressants. valium ( a benzodiazepine&#41... Read More
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