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How long does it take Valium to leave your system

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Benzodiazepines: Benzo's like valium will test positive for six to eight weeks or even longer if one has been on them for some time. But, even one pill can last for a ... Read More
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Dr. Ian Cook
Dr. Ian Cook answered
33 years experience Psychiatry
Highly variable: A healthy liver can metabolize alcohol at a brisk rate; a person with liver disease or an elderly person will likely metabolize it more slowly, so the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
With chronic use...: With chronic use, the terminal elimination half-life of the active metabolite of valium (diazepam) can be up to 100 hours. It takes five half-lives fo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely but possibl: Valium is metabolized by the liver and like any drug broken down by liver enzymes it can cause some stress but it is unlikely that it will lead to muc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: unless you suffer from severe liver problems, valium should not be a problem by itself. Unless prescribed at this dose level by your Dr, this relative ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Israr Abbasi
27 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol : Alcohol alone can do it . Why are you drinking and taking valium too . Refrain from all alcohol use , do not take tylenol (acetaminophen) at all eithe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Gone: IF the last dose was 28 days ago, then it has cleared your body.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
3 months: Traces of diazepam remain in the body for 3 months. Not sure if it will drug test. Every person has individual metabolism. My guess is that it will no ... Read More
A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pretty long!: Detectable 5-7 days after use. Chronic use (over one year) of Valium, however, can be detected much longer. The detection window for Valium in urine ... Read More

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