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Diazepam and paroxetine taken together, any effects?

Diazepam and paroxetine taken together, any effects?

Yes: Paroxetine and diazepam are two different types of medications used to treat anxiety. Diazepam is typically only used on a short-term basis, as it can be addictive and cause other side effects. Diazepam and paroxetine typically do not interact with each other. ...Read more

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Diazepam (Definition)

Diazepam belongs to the benzo family and has a long 1/2 life in the body. It is used for anxiety and muscle spasms. Neuro docs like to use it for patients with ms and stroke for muscle relaxation. It can also be used rectally for ...Read more


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What to do if I'm 16 and in the past 2 days I have taken 150mg of melatonin. 40mg of diazepam. And 80mg of zopiclone could I die?

What to do if I'm 16 and in the past 2 days I have taken 150mg of melatonin. 40mg of diazepam. And 80mg of zopiclone could I die?

Tell your parents: About your overdose NOW. You need to be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have your parents or another adult drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Been on diazepam for 2 months for severe injury and wanting to wean off! What would be the proper way to wean off if I've taken 5mg 3x a day?

Been on diazepam for 2 months for severe injury and wanting to wean off! What would be the proper way to wean off if I've taken 5mg 3x a day?

Valium taper: You need a schedule of slow tapering while closely monitoring for withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor can help you with this. For my patients I use schedule of tapering by 5% of daily dose every 4-7 days, and if not successful, I try the Phenobarb detox. ...Read more

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I have taken a zoplocone about half an hour ago but I'm feeling anxiety coming on can I take a diazepam?

I have taken a zoplocone about half an hour ago but I'm feeling anxiety coming on can I take a diazepam?

Drug interactions: I had to do a drug interaction check using eszopiclone instead of zopiclone. I simply couldn't get any drug interactions checkers to accept "zopiclone". Both are similar and are cyclopyrrolones. Adding this to diazepam can cause ^ dizziness, drowsiness, confusion. It you were going to take them both - I would only do so if you are going right to bed. AND make sure you don't drink alcohol. ...Read more

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I've daily taken (1) 8mg capsule of diazepam for a month, I want to know in how long will I have it completely out of my system? I'm testing for jobs

Take a while: Valium or diazepam is one of the longer acting medications of its class so you'll have that floating around your system in a detectable state for at least 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Does diazepam taken on day interfere with general anasthetic drugs? To make ga last longer or misjudge dose etc?

The regular use: Of diazepam or even alcohol in the past means your liver and metabolic activity are revved up and they have to adjust the dose of anesthesia for your need and the length of surgery as you may wake up from the anesthesia sooner. ...Read more

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Can 25 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) be safely taken 2 hours after taking with 1-1/4mg of Diazepam. Diazepam is 1/4 of a 5mg pill.

Can 25 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) be safely taken 2 hours after taking with 1-1/4mg of Diazepam. Diazepam is 1/4 of a 5mg pill.

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) + Diazepam: Together may increase side effects of dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, impairment in thinking and judgment. Avoid or limit the use of alcohol while on these medications. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Best regards! ...Read more

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I have been prescribed 4mg of diazepam to take daily for the past 4 months. My Doctor has now taken me off it abruptly. Is this safe?

I have been prescribed 4mg of diazepam to take daily for the past 4 months. My Doctor has now taken me off it abruptly. Is this safe?

Tapering safely: Good question! Maybe your doctor has already replaced diazepam by another medication? In any case, it is always safer to gradually taper a psychotropic medication taken on a daily basis. In regard to diazepam, you may safely decrease your daily dosage by 0.5 mg every other day until complete discontinuation. Please call back your doctor for clarification. Good luck and be safe! ...Read more

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Taken 10mg of diazepam 2 hours ago, due to take my zopiclone 7.5mg soon and also 2x solpadol 30/500. Is it ok to take so close to taking the diazepam?

Taken 10mg of diazepam 2 hours ago, due to take my zopiclone 7.5mg soon and also 2x solpadol 30/500. Is it ok to take so close to taking the diazepam?

Too much sedation: You have been prescribed three sedative meds and I will advice you discuss with your doctor if you should take all three meds one after the other
Diazepan 10mgm is a tranquiliser and 10 mgm is used for sleeping/You have Zopiclone which is a sleeping pill and Solpadol contains codeine 30 mgm another one used for pain but is also sedating
Discuss with your doctorif he/she wants you to take all thre ...Read more

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What is the duration of diazepam 20mg?

Diazepam: Diazepam can be detected in your system up to six or eight weeks if you have to do a drug screen. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: diazepam?

Please describe the medication: diazepam?

Valium: Diazepam belongs to the benzo family and has a long 1/2 life in the body. It is used for anxiety and muscle spasms. Neuro docs like to use it for patients with ms and stroke for muscle relaxation. It can also be used rectally for seizures, especially in children. ...Read more

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Is there a substitute for rectal diazepam?

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

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Can temazepam work like diazepam?

Yes: These medicines are used to treat anxiety and insomnia, in most cases. The main differences between them are
degree of sedation, dose and duration of action.
Temazepam was known as restoril, and used as a sleeping pill, because of its duration of action and sedation. Diazepam is generally used for anxiety. In my practice, I don't use temazepam for treating anxiety, because it causes drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can diazepam help for nerve pain?

Acute pain only: The diazepam has some skeletal muscle relaxant properties, its basic effect is to reduce anxiety through their sedative action. Although diazepam is not true analgesic, it is indicated in the management of acute muscle pain. ...Read more

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Diastat (diazepam) acudial get kit?

Diastat (diazepam) for seizures: Diastat is an form of diazepam for rectal insertion to treat seizures or prevent febrile seizures. If seizures are the issue, speak to your md or neurologist.
Diastat is not a treatment for anxiety. ...Read more

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Can I take duloxetine and diazepam?

Drug Interaction: Using diazepam together with Duoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. So you can not take it. Consult to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take diazepam with duloxetine?

Diazepam: He short answer is yes, as there is no medical contraindication. On the other hand, Diazepam is usually recommended for a short time, if there is anxiety or agitation at the beginning of treatment. ...Read more

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Does diazepam make acid reflux worst?

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Does diazepam make acid reflux worst?

Valium: In some, it does cause nausea & spasms. ...Read more

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How do you stop anxiety without diazepam?

How do you stop anxiety without diazepam?

Cognitive- Behavior-: Al Therapy by a psychologist. Also, see a psychiatrist for diagnosis & anti-anxiety medication options. There are many. ...Read more

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Where can I get a prescription for diazepam?

Doctor: Prescriptions are written by persons licensed to do so by your state. M.D.'s and D.O.'s are licensed to do so in all states. N.P.'s are licensed to do so in some states. ...Read more

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Why whould my psychiatrist reduce my diazepam?

I don't want to: Guess. Just ask the reason. You are a partner in your own healthcare. Be assertive and ask. Take care. ...Read more

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Does diazepam always make you go to sleep quick?

Does diazepam always make you go to sleep quick?

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 to help improve sleep. ...Read more

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May I combine venlafaxine 75 mg with diazepam mg?

There is a moderate: Drug interaction (potential). When venalfaxine ; diazepam are taken together it can ^ side effects like v concentration, dizziness or sedation. However, it is not uncommon for them to be prescribed together. ...Read more

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Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Allegra & Claritin (loratadine): Are both safe to use with diazepam because neither one can make you drowsy. Zyrtec might be ok. Avoid benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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What is the difference between alprazolam and diazepam?

What is the difference between alprazolam and diazepam?

Lasting: Alprazolam is fast acting benzodiazepine and diazepan is a long acting one. First one like 3 hours and the later one 12 hours mor or less depending on patient health status and metabolism. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 7.5mg zopiclone with a diazepam 5mg?

No: You should not mix these two medications. Take one or the other in order to avoid adverse reactions. They are both sedating. Take care! ...Read more

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Claritin (Definition)

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Intensol (Definition)

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