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Diastat Side Effects
My doctors prescribed me diazepam for anxiety, but im wary as I heard about addiction and side effects, ?
Addiction is common: "anxiety medications" are becoming overprescribed for anxiety. They can be addictive in the traditional sense but also they can become an emotional crutch as well. Many people eventually feel they 'need' medication to overcome normal feelings of anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increase of sedation: Cetirizine is a sedating antihistamine and when added to diazepam/valium (a hypnotic) can compound the effect of sedation. If just 2-3x the usual dose may not cause much more than prolonged sedation, but if excessive od of diazepam and cause respiratory depression/low oxygen which may trigger hypoxic injury to your brain/heart. Be carefull, be safe, take meds only as given. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I was on Prozac and diazepam but getting all the side effects of Prozac so decided to not take it, stayed on diazepam, panic/dizzy getting worse.
Combined issues: Your original symptoms could be recurring, now that you've stopped prozac. Also although it's a long-acting medication and has some self-tapering properties because of that, Prozac can still cause discontinuation symptoms in some people. Third, i don't know how much diazepam you're taking, but it can cause dizziness too. Please contact your doctor & let him/her help you with this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which of these has nightmares as a side effect? Oxycodone, percocet, celecoxib, or diazepam(valium)?
Hard to Say: Side effects of most medications are turning out to be highly individualistic and sometimes based upon genetic susceptibility! this is fairly new research. But, it suggests that any specific side effect is not necessarily going to happen to you. That said, with the exception of celecoxib, these drugs are narcotics and/or sedative/hypnotics and can cause "dysphoric" feelings and hallucinations. ...Read more
Been prescriebed piracetam.Do it have an interaction with diazepam ? Does it reduce diazepam's effects or does it have interactions with it ?
DrugDrug Interaction: Piracetam is not an fda approved medication in the states and thus i could not find it in my usual spot: www.Drugs.Com. It's always best to tell your doc everything you're taking, whether prescription or over-the-counter. Also include dietary supplements. Be sure to list everything, including flagyl, Levofloxacin ; clonazepam. We don't recommend taking both Clonazepam ; diazepam together. ...Read more
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