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A 25-year-old female asked about a 65-year-old male:

What dose of valium would be the equivalent of 30mg of temazepam?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
10 mg: the closest equivalent dose will be 10 mg
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Teaching Moment: It's possible this question suggests you may be looking to substitute one medication for another by some means. I'd like to point out that only your physician should direct you to substitute one controlled substance for another. Drug substitutions even within the same class can be dangerous when only done based on dose equivalencies.

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Last updated Jun 13, 2021

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