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I have 5 mg valium and 10mg temazepam but each alone do nothing can i take one of each together?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: Why do you have both of these? You need to see your doctor and be evaluated to see what is going on.
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Why and when?: The most important question is why are you taking these medications & are they the most effective ones for your symptoms?Both are benzodiazepines. Temazepam or Restoril (temazepam) is usually used as a sleep medication & Valium is a tranquilizer that lasts 4-6 hours. Both can be habit forming. There are other medications that can be considered as well as therapy. Obviously talk it through with your do doctor

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