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will diazepam help me sleep

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Diazepam: Diazepam/ Valium is very sedating. Although you could add in a milligram of Melatonin - I wouldn't do that without seeing how you respond to Diazepam ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Medication rxtn: Both medications possess substantial effects on brain chemicals due to their anti-cholinergic qualities, and the combination could well affect your me ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would avoid: adding in more drugs. Have you taken diazepam/ valium before? It can be very sedating. You need to make sure that you are able to wake up at the other ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ask Prescriber: Gabapentin side effect is sedation. If not working likely need a different strength. Not usually used for insomnia. Diazepam is also not used a lot fo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Meds: Yes, that is perfectly safe. Good luck
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Addiction: Taking two highly addictive sedatives at the same time can only lead to disaster. I don't see your medical history here. What are you doing to work o ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Valium, sleep: Depending on the reason your{bad doc gave it to you in the first place. Sleep is quite infrequently the only symptom. It mostly is a symptoms of a big ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Diazepam helps some people fall asleep but not all and the medication interferes with your natural sleep cycle. It is healthier to use other methods t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: ONLY take the medication that was prescribed to you for that specific purpose by your doctor.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Best: no drugs: Diazepam, or Valium, is not a good idea to take on a regular basis for sleep or anything else .... it is a benzodiazepine, a very addictive class of d ... Read More
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