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Valium and seroquel

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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41 years experience
Yes: The risks beyond the individual drug side effects include rare cases of serotonin syndrome.(see wikipedia for explanation.), and the combined sedating... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sedation: Seroquel (quetiapine) is known to cause sedation that sometimes can be pretty bothersome. It, however, doesn't work as valium in that it is not addict... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
MED management : I agree that does seem like a lot of medication. Sometimes it's better to start one or two, continue for a few weeks and then change further. Good l... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Maybe: If your son is experiencing physical withdrawal, this should be medically supervised. Without knowing many specifics of his condition my advise would... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, that is a perfectly acceptable regimen that your doctor has recommended. Seroquel is for long-term balance of anxiety and depression, zoloft (ser... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Several uses: valium, or diazepam, can be used for many things. It is used to treat anxiety, as a sedative before surgery, seizures, muscle spasms, and to prevent ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 43 years experience
shouldn't be: All medications, whether branded or generic, sold in the United States, are required by the food and drug administration (fda) to have plus or minus t... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 51 years experience
See family MD: This has to be done properly an you need to be under the care of for a family dr. Or pain medicine specialist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
It depends: Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat alcohol withdrawal in the acute detox phase. In that setting it is not a substance abuse relapse, because i... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Yes: Both are benzodiazepines. Benefit and side-effect profiles are similar. So too are the drawbacks: addiction potential, sedation, confusion, respirator... Read More
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