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Doctor insights on: Bromazepam

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How safe is bromazepam?

How safe is bromazepam?

Fairly: We're not seeing deaths from its being used normally. I know a couple of psychiatrists and they are not big on benzodiazepines especially in the short run. Don't exceed the recommended dose or use it with alcohol or other depressing drugs. Everybody can benefit from learning new living skills and mental tricks and maybe life-situation changes so you won't be a slave to anxiety. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does a 3 mg of bromazepam work?

How long does a 3 mg of bromazepam work?

Anxiety, Bromazepam: I understand your need for relief from Anxiety.
Bromazepam is for treatment of Anxiety. Its effect can last for about 8hours.
If your anxiety is severe or interfering with your functioning in relationships, work or personal life, see a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects; and Therapy for stress in your life.
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How long lexilium or bromazepam stays in your system?

How long lexilium or bromazepam stays in your system?

It partially depends on your body mass.: The half-life of the medication is from 12 to 20 hours. This means by the end of the first day that you have stopped taking it probably half of the medication is out of your system. By the next day half of whatever left is I is gone from your system and so on. So it really depends on how much you are taking and how much fat stores you have to get rid of it entirely. I hope this gives you at least a ballpark figure ...Read more

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Can you take zolpidem and bromazepam together?

Probably: These medications are both in the same class and may potentiate one another. If your doctor has prescribed both then s/he has probably already considered this possible interaction. It would not hurt to call and ask. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take zolpidem and bromazepam together?

Yes: This combination should be safe if taken as your doctor prescribes. These are both benzodiazapines. They may potentiate one another. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take bromazepam 6mg occasionally before stressful situations?

Is it safe to take bromazepam 6mg occasionally before stressful situations?

If your doc agrees: If it is your doctor who chose the medication and the dosage then, things should be OK. 6 mg. Is kind of a middle of the road dose....should be OK....but driving or using hazardous machinery is a definite NO! NO! And combining with alcohol is more like, "Are you frickin' kidding me? ...Read more

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I use +/- one half bromazepam 3 times daily. Can I use GABA before going to bed? Thank you

I use +/- one half bromazepam 3 times daily. Can I use GABA before going to bed? Thank you

Maybe not...: Gaba is not an fda-approved medication, so it is not known for sure what effects and side effects GABA has. Since some people say GABA has neuro-psychiatric effects, it is probably not a good idea to be on GABA and prescription medication for anxiety, such as benzodiazepines, at the same time. ...Read more

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I take Lexilium (bromazepam) when I have anxiety. One pill 3mg maybe every third day for 4 months. Can I have withdrawal if I stop? How should I stop?

I take Lexilium (bromazepam) when I have anxiety. One pill 3mg maybe every third day for 4 months. Can I have withdrawal if I stop? How should I stop?

If you can, ask Dr.: If you can, contact the provider who made the Rx to get guidance on stopping. If not, that low a usage may be okay for you to cut back on your own. But don't just stop abruptly. Try once a week for awhile and watch for reactions - a common one is increased anxiety. Don't worry, just move slowly toward one/month, then off if you feel okay. This is an issue w/ Rx (s) best considered up front. Best! ...Read more

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Took 15 3mg bromazepam over 2 months, built tolerance. Dr gave me 0.5klonopin worked wonders butmade me v irritable in wear off. What else can I take?

Took 15 3mg bromazepam over 2 months, built tolerance. Dr gave me 0.5klonopin worked wonders butmade me v irritable in wear off. What else can I take?

If you are not in: Withdrawal, you could take buspirone, escitalopram, effexor. Xr (venlafaxine), paxil (paroxetine, tofranil (imipramine) (Imipramine), gabapentin, hydroxyzine. Also cognitive behavioral therapy, acupuncture, acupressure, cranial electric stimulation ces) proper exercise and diet, soothing music, pursuing hobbies, swimming, yoga, massage, relaxation exercises, meditation, practicing religion or spirituality. Try focusing on things that are going on outside of your mind instead of focusing inside of your mind. Develop an outward instead of an inward focus and start doing for othersso that you remain less focused on yourself. Develop a spirit of giving and returning to society. This will increase your self-esteem and make you feel more engaged. Best wishes for a blessed holiday season. ...Read more

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Can I take bromazepam while I am taking cephalexin?

Can I take bromazepam while I am taking cephalexin?

Antibiotics & meds: Bromazepam is a benzodiazepine similar to "Valium". It shouldn't have any major interaction with an antibiotic like cephalexin. I am more concerned, however, that you are even taking Bromazepam-- that's a very powerful medicine and I wonder if you really need it? In young women of child bearing age, you should be very careful with that. Hope your doctor knows all this! ...Read more

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I take trazodone, buspirone and bromazepam together. Lately I've lost interest in things things that I used to enjoy. Why is this happening?

I take trazodone, buspirone and bromazepam together. Lately I've lost interest in things things that I used to enjoy. Why is this happening?

Loss of interest: You are on an antidepressant and 2 anti-anxiety agents. Side effects can include drowsiness, dizziness, depression, slurred speech, etc. Trazodone can be sedating also, and may not be helping any depression you have. Please see your physician for a review of your situation and medications. Adjustments or changes may be needed. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bromazepam? I have taken 3 pills of 3 mg 3 days in a row. Each pill a day. Should I be worried? I have anxiety disorder.

What are the side effects of bromazepam? I have taken 3 pills of 3 mg 3 days in a row. Each pill a day. Should I be worried? I have anxiety disorder.

Anxiety: I understand your concern about Bromazepam.
It is a Benzodiazepine for anxiety symptoms.
It is ok to take 3 pills of 3 mg of Bromazepam 3 days in a row.
It can cause drowsiness, dizziness, unsteadiness, headache and nausea.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, dose ; and Therapy for stress in your life
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What is the difference between bromazepam and clonazepam beside the bigger half-life of the latter? Are they the same thing with different half-lives?

What is the difference between bromazepam and clonazepam beside the bigger half-life of the latter? Are they the same thing with different half-lives?

Similar: Both of these medications are in the same family of drugs. They have slightly different molecules. The effects of each are usually similar. The half-life is different because the molecule is different. ...Read more

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Bromazepam+clonazepam. What could be the possible results (benefits and adverse)?

Bromazepam+clonazepam. What could be the possible results (benefits and adverse)?

Benzo's: Both are from the class benzodiazepine. There would be no reason to take two from the same class. I hardly think there is any benefit more than likely you will enhance the side effects. ...Read more

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Can bromazepam or clonazepam be prescribed online by doctors from healthtap if I am a paying member?

Can bromazepam or clonazepam be prescribed online by doctors from healthtap if I am a paying member?

If you establish: A patient physician relationship with an appropriate specialist through Healthtap concierge service medications for established indications (like myoclonic epilepsy) this may be a possibility. One may need to use a different electronic prescription platform for some seizure meds (Klonopin and Keppra (levetiracetam) for instance can be phoned in directly. One does not want to abruptly discontinue a treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take bromazepam 3mg at night with 0.25 mg Xanax (alprazolam) and 10 mg escitalopram in the morning?

Is it safe to take bromazepam 3mg at night with 0.25 mg Xanax (alprazolam) and 10 mg escitalopram in the morning?

No: It is never recommended to take two benzodiazepines (any anti-Anxiety drug ending in - pam) as the can lead as their effect is amplified together. Which in this case means that side effects like sedation, dizziness would become unmanageable and dangerous all the way to respiratory depression (breathing slows down and may stop). Ask you psychiatrist about which one to stay on please. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder and I have a tablet which contains 3 mg of bromazepam. Will it work as an anti anxiety medicine?

I have anxiety disorder and I have a tablet which contains 3 mg of bromazepam. Will it work as an anti anxiety medicine?

Anxiety, Bromazepam: I understand your need for Medication for anxiety.
Bromazepam is a Benzodiazepine for treatment of Anxiety.
You can take the medication if Anxiety disorder is severe or for marked distress.
This medication is habit forming. For continued anxiety see a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, and Therapy for stress in your life.
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My doctor gave me bromazepam to use "as needed" which started as 6mg at night and is now 6mg 3-4 times daily. Is it dangerous?

Increasing drug: If you are increasing use of a medication above what your doctor prescribed, I would certainly call and discuss this with the prescribing doctor. Benzodiazepines such as bromazepam can cause dependence and a need for increasing doses. ...Read more

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I take 1.5mg of bromazepam daily and I caught a severe attack of the flu today. Is it okay if I take Nyquil along with this medication?

I take 1.5mg of bromazepam daily and I caught a severe attack of the flu today. Is it okay if I take Nyquil along with this medication?

Medication effects: I understand your desire to have good sleep.
Bromazepam helps with Anxiety which can help you sleep.
Using Nyquil with Bromazepam may increase drowsiness, dizziness and some impairment in thinking and judgment.

See your Physician for your severe attack of flu and treatment.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy, discuss benefits and side effects of Bromazepam; its interaction with Nyquil, and Relaxation. ...Read more

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I am on Bromazepam 1.5 for a week now as I was stressed, Half Pill/Day and up to 2 Pills Sometime, I am Depressed, I need to Quit, What to do?

I am on Bromazepam 1.5 for a week now as I was stressed, Half Pill/Day and up to 2 Pills Sometime, I am Depressed, I need to Quit, What to do?

Bromazepam: Rather than obtain directives from an on-line physician - I would encourage you to address this directly with your physician/ psychiatrist and to follow his/her guidance. Take care. ...Read more

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I have anxiety problem & been taking bromazepam 3mg for more than 2 years. Now I want to take diazepam 10mg. Is diazepam 10mg equals bromazepam 3mg?

I have anxiety problem & been taking bromazepam 3mg for more than 2 years. Now I want to take diazepam 10mg. Is diazepam 10mg equals bromazepam 3mg?

Give it a try: Both medicines are used for anxiety and foster the same effective treatment for anxiety symptoms but valium has been known to have less potential harmful long term effects like drug tolerance and addiction. The dosages are comparable.

Also consulting a therapist to resolve anxiety triggers is something to think about. Together medicine and therapy show the best treatment results. Good luck. ...Read more

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Intermittent Bromazepam on a need-basis for a month, between 0.75 mg to 2.25 mg. Feeling fatigue on off days. Is taper necessary, and if so, how best?

Intermittent Bromazepam on a need-basis for a month, between 0.75 mg to 2.25 mg. Feeling fatigue on off days. Is taper necessary, and if so, how best?

See prescriber: It is always best and safest to taper off any benzodiazapine. The best way to do that is to consult with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I took 2 Ambien (zolpidem) at 2pm and stayed awake till 12am. Now im afraid if I go to sleep I go crazy. What should I do? I hace bromazepam does that help?

I took 2 Ambien (zolpidem) at 2pm and stayed awake till 12am. Now im afraid if I go to sleep I go crazy. What should I do? I hace bromazepam does that help?

Talk with prescriber: Some people have adverse reactions to medications (e.g. insomnia from a 'sleeping' pill). As a next step, review the problem with the doctor who prescribed the medication promptly and see if (a) there's another choice that could help address the original problem without the side effect, or (b) the side effect might not persist if the med is taken another time. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is bromazepam a sleeping pill?

I wanted to know is bromazepam a sleeping pill?

In a way: Anything that is sedating may be used as a sleeping pill. This medication is similar to other benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, (clonazepam) Restoril). It primarily reduces the time to sleep onset by 4 -10 min. Prolongs the first two stages of sleep which does not result in prolonged total sleep time ~ 60 min longer.
Reduces deep sleep and REM sleep thus not improving restorative sleep. ...Read more

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Could bromazepam "lexotanil" prevent general seizures?

Could bromazepam "lexotanil" prevent general seizures?

See below: Bromazepam is not a medication used to treat generalized epilepsies, in general. There are much better mainstream, fda approved medications used to treat them with the goal of decreasing frequency. If you are experiencing seizures, it is recommended you get evaluated by a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I can’t sleep without my sleeping pills anymore. I take 3 mg of bromazepam. Is it harmful?

I can’t sleep without my sleeping pills anymore. I take 3 mg of bromazepam. Is it harmful?

Sleeping meds: We can develop a tolerance for medications and need more and more until they become harmful. Please see your doctor. He/she will help you taper off the meds if needed and provide alternatives. Look into other relaxing modalities such as exercise, massage, avoiding stimulants, avoiding all computer/phone screens at least 1 hr prior to sleep. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder and currently I'm unable to reach for help. Can I take Bromazepam 3 mg or Diazepam 5 mg for emergency relief?

I have anxiety disorder and currently I'm unable to reach for help. Can I take Bromazepam 3 mg or Diazepam 5 mg for emergency relief?

Consult a physician: NO, you cant just take those medications before properly diagnosis, . they have serious side effect and also are addicting. Please consult a physician. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder. Can I take 3mg of bromazepam when it gets extreme? Because I can't go for therapy or professional doctors. Please help.

I have anxiety disorder. Can I take 3mg of bromazepam when it gets extreme? Because I can't go for therapy or professional doctors. Please help.

Professional: Guidance is important for these conditions. I respect the fact that you have obstacles to get to see a mental health professional but please try to do what you can to do so. Additionally, use books such as "Hope and help for your nerves" by Claire Weekes and Internet services. Peace and good health. ...Read more