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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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. Daniel Saurborn
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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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?

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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Is it ok to take Dalmane (flurazepam) for insomnia and Zyrtec together every night? I have chronic insomnia and the combination helps me sleep

Is it ok to take Dalmane (flurazepam) for insomnia and Zyrtec together every night? 
I have chronic insomnia and the combination helps me sleep

Medication effects: Using Zyrtec with Dalmane (flurazepam) may increase dizziness, difficulty concentration, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. Let Wise Woman within you reflect Stresses causing insomnia. Consider: Avoid •Alcohol •OTC Sleep aids Exercise or Yoga in the evening Before sleeping, •Close that day’s Chapter in Book of Life •Visual imagery of National Parks •Breathing Relaxation •Therapy ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Dalmane or Restoril (temazepam) with klonopin and seroquel? The Remeron just gives me too much appetite.

Is it ok to take Dalmane or Restoril (temazepam) with klonopin and seroquel? The Remeron just gives me too much appetite.

Talk to your doctor : It might be better to increase the dose of your Seroquel. I would avoid adding another benzodiazepine such as Dalmane or Restoril (temazepam). You are already taking Klonopin (a benzodiazepine). It's best to avoid polypharmacy and the risk of addiction. Also, you could develop rebound insomnia which means you can't sleep even though you are on medication for sleep. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision take belladonna alkaloids for ab pain, celiac.But vidion worse.Am 50.Take armour thyroid, dalmane (flurazepam).Whats cause?

I have blurry vision take belladonna alkaloids for ab pain, celiac.But vidion worse.Am 50.Take armour thyroid, dalmane (flurazepam).Whats cause?

Vision after 50: Loss of reading vision occurs in most people between 40 and 50 and is due to presbyopia. Reading glasses are in order. Belladonna used commonly for stomach problems exaggerates this phemenon. If your vision is blurry in the daistance as well you are probably far sighted and need distance glasses as well. Belladonna definitely makes this worse. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Flurazepam Hydrochloride (Definition)

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