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Can taking Valium when tired make you fall?

Can taking Valium when tired make you fall?

Definitely: Many drugs promote falling. Valium and all the members of its class can promote falling through multiple mechanisms including loss of coordination, relaxation of muscles and lack of clear thinking. If you are not tired before taking benzos, this risk is present. When tired, the risk is magnified. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Valium (Definition)

Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more


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Insomnia at night then fatigue and lack of energy during the day and i take Valium at night?

Depression?: Ekennard, do you not deserve a thorough evaluation.Talk to you pcp for a consultation with a well trained psychiatrist. Keep in mind (1) valium is for short term anxiety, (2) physical difficulties must be ruled out as part of your evaluation. Time is on your side! wish you the best! ...Read more

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Feeling tired all the time exausted no life since on 300mg lyrica, (pregabalin) 10mg zolpidem, 5mg valium, 10mg acutane. Daily pvcs. Dangerous should I be worried?

Colloboration: I agree with dr. Ali. If is important that if you are in treatment with more than one physician that they consult with each other. Collaboration is essential for safe & effective treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm always tired, severe anxiety&stress. I'm on Valium and drink alcohol weekly (not alcoholic and dont take them together), doc said normal, is it?

I'm always tired,  severe anxiety&stress. I'm on Valium and drink alcohol weekly (not alcoholic and dont take them together), doc said normal,  is it?

Fatigue, stress: if your fatigue, stress, and anxiety are adversely affecting your functioning you should pursue further medical opinion. Valium and alcohol can lead to dependency (and potential respiratory failure if used together) and do not help your fatigue and anxiety in the long run. There are effective ways to evaluate and treat your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking 2 mg of valium?

The most common: side effects of Valium are: Shakiness and unsteady walk unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination ...Read more

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Can 5 mg Valium be taken while taking 2 Suboxone strips a day?

Relative no-no: both meds together are a relative contraindication, since they both will decrease your respiration rate and may cause breathing concerns. additionally, suboxone is a medication for opiate addiction and valium is another highly addicting controlled substance, so together doesn't make much sense. Suboxone can help mood and anxiety on its own. Good luck with your sobriety! ...Read more

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How long does it take for pain to come back after taking 1 x 5mg Valium tablet?

How long does it take for pain to come back after taking 1 x 5mg Valium tablet?

Valium: Valium is not specifically a pain medicine, but it can help relax muscle spasms and anxiety. It has a fairly long half-life in your system, especially when taken regularly. Please talk with your doctor about any pain you're having -- if you are being treated for muscle spasms, valium should help. ...Read more