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how strong is valium or diazepam

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Strong based on dose: Diazepam is usually prescribed in 2.5, 5 or 10 mg doses. The effect of the medication is dose dependent. It is a "rescue" mediciation, not a controlle ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: Depending on how long u have been taking it. Roughly up to 100 hours.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is p ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
I don't understand?: I'm not really understanding your question, since valium is not "useless." the basic drug has a 30-60 hour half-life, and it has psychoactive breakdo ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Valium: I believe u meant before developing tolerance & valium stops working. That varies with the dosage and the length of time u have been taking it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not so: Valium is not destined to become useless. Some people develop tolerance but most don't the time course is related to symptoms and if one is symptom f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but no alcohol: Diazepam will help to deal with anxiety about flying. Do not take with alcohol. It would also be helpful to have a guided imagery recording on your ip ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Where would you get such a silly idea? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not good idea: Sleeping pills should only be taken here and there, now and then, not everyday for weeks/months/years. Sleeping pills should be effective through the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not good idea: Sleeping pills should only be taken here and there, now and then, not everyday for weeks/months/years. Sleeping pills should be effective through the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes you do : Must see a doctor.
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