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how long does valium stay in your system

A female asked:
Dr. Rafael Munne
40 years experience Psychiatry
Days: It is a long acting Benzodiazepine like Clonazepam and has many metabolites that can endure for days.
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
550 Hours(23days): Valium(Diazepam) has half life of 48 hours.Terminal elimination half life of active metabolite N-desmethyldiazepam is approx. 100 hours Valium and it' ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
20 years experience General Practice
Wean, Taper: How often you have been taking it, and the daily dose will have an effect. In general, taper off over a 6-8 week period to minimize any withdrawal ef ... Read More
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Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Work with dr: You need to get off of it by working closely with your prescribing doctor. Definitely do not stop abruptly.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
You need to : wean off slowly under the supervision of your doctor. Depending on daily dose it could take weeks to months to wean off.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
In the range of: 7-10 days
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Valium: The metabolites of valium can stay in your system for weeks, even without taking other drugs. As for other drugs, they could lengthen that time even ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: Depending on how long u have been taking it. Roughly up to 100 hours.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Messamore
24 years experience Psychiatry
Quite a while: The "half life of elimination" of Valium (diazepam) plus its active metabolites ranges from 40 to 100 hours - depending on the individual. The the rul ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Pyles
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
About 4-7 days: Valium is a long acting benzodiazepine with active metabolites. It gets metabolized by the liver. It's clearance from the body depends on the conditio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Gone: IF the last dose was 28 days ago, then it has cleared your body.
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A 34-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
39 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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