Doctor insights on: 25 mg diazepam
I take 2.5 mg diazepam along with 600 mg Neurontin (gabapentin) at bedtime.....Diazepamisformuscle spasms and neurontinisforpreventionof hot flashes. Is this ok?
Family practice: It's appropriate under a drs supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi. I've used diazepam 10mg now for 2.5 weeks. Some days everyday 10 mg (atonce), other days 20 mg, some days inbetween none. Can or will I have wd smpt?
Valium WD: Not now: You have not been on valium long enough to develop any tolerance to it. If you were to stop it now I would not expect you to have any withdrawal whatsoever. If on the other hand you would stay on it for six weeks to two months then you would start experiencing at least some withdrawal and after three months withdrawal could become rather significant and it would have to be tapered down very gradually under the supervision of a physician. ...Read more
Rectal diazepam: Is for very select conditions. You can try oral diazepam but you may not have similar response as rectal diazepam has a topical effect. Talk with your GI doctor as there is lot of info rquired before someone is prescribed valium suppositories. We can't discuss all thay here as space is limited. Your best bet iis your GI doc or colorectal surgeon. Whoever u follow. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Diazepam is a strong, long-lasting "benzodiazepine" with a significant potential for dependency. There are good reasons for its being prescribed, but needs to be regulated carefully and steadily by a supervising md (who might have reasons for raising or lowering the dose). ...Read more
Gradual taper: Depends upon how much you are taking and how long you have been on it, but decreasing your dose by 2-5 mg every 3-5 days is a reasonable goal. Diazepam has a very long half life which is the time it takes to get half of it out of your system. Diazepam itself has a half life of 3-4 days and the active metabolite has a half life of over a week which means that some of it will be in your body a month ...Read more
4 to 6 hours: 4 to 6 hours depending on the individual, age, weight, other medications, etc. ...Read more
Dosing: Not always determined by weight and takes into account other meds and health factors. Often start low and titrate according to effect. ...Read more
Valium: Yes it is. Maximum daily dose for adults is 10mg. ...Read more
Http://diastat. Valeantonline. Com/about/benefits:
"DIASTAT AcuDial requires no refrigeration or special handling, and has a 4-year shelf life". ...Read more
Your doc: Diazepam is a controlled substance. Pls see your local doc. ...Read more
Expiration of diasta: The best way to determine expiration of Diastat (diazepam) is to check the expiration date on the package. If you cannot determine, ask your pharmacist. ...Read more
As above: It depends how much the dose was. Talk with u pcp, and if symptomatic go to er. And in the future be careful. ...Read more