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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Dalmane (Overview)

Dalmane is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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What are some alternatives to dalmane (flurazepam)?

What are some alternatives to dalmane (flurazepam)?

Dalmane (flurazepam): Not sure why u are switching if Dalmane was working for u, but discuss with your prescribing doctor the alternatives such as sleep hygiene, melatonin, ambien, (zolpidem) etc. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
8 doctors shared insights

Dalmane (Overview)

Dalmane is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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I'm prescribed 30 mg of dalmane (flurazepam) for sleep at night. What are some side effects of it?

I'm prescribed 30 mg of dalmane (flurazepam) for sleep at night. What are some side effects of it?

Dalmane (flurazepam): It is a long-acting hypnotic which can lead to dependence & daytime sedation if used on regular basis. ...Read more

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Is dalmane (flurazepam) effective for sleeping?

Is dalmane (flurazepam) effective for sleeping?

Dalmane (flurazepam): Yes, but recommend using it on "as needed" basis & only under direct supervision by your prescribing doc. Many other alternative sleep aids are available that would not cause dependency in the long run. ...Read more

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I've been taking dalmane (flurazepam) in the morning with my valium. Is this safe?

I've been taking dalmane (flurazepam) in the morning with my valium. Is this safe?

No: Both medications cause sedation and cause more sedation and dizziness when taken together risk of falls or accident unless you work at night and sleep during daytime. ...Read more

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What are some alternatives to dalmane (flurazepam)?

Dalmane (flurazepam): Not sure why u are switching if Dalmane was working for u, but discuss with your prescribing doctor the alternatives such as sleep hygiene, melatonin, ambien, (zolpidem) etc. ...Read more

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Can I be tapering off dalmane (flurazepam)?

Can I be tapering off dalmane (flurazepam)?

Yes: Dalmane (flurazepam) aka Flurazepam is a long acting benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines may be addictive and should not be used long term, but they do have potentially serious withdrawal symptoms if stopped abruptly. You can definitely taper it, but make sure you do this under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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I've been taking dalmane (flurazepam) in the morning with my valium. Is this safe?

No: Both medications cause sedation and cause more sedation and dizziness when taken together risk of falls or accident unless you work at night and sleep during daytime. ...Read more

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Beer and dalmane (flurazepam) :) how is your afternoon?

Beer and dalmane (flurazepam) :) how is your afternoon?

Not good: Please don't do this. Mixing alcohol and a benzodiazepine like Dalmane (flurazepam) is definitely not a good idea. Both are central nervous symptom depressants and will impair reaction time and other conscious activities. With enough of them together could lead to becomng unconscios or even be fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Flurazepam Hydrochloride (Definition)

Flurazepam hydrochloride is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more