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What are common symptoms of a diazepam overdose?

What are common symptoms of a diazepam overdose?

Sedation, confusion: Sedation, confusion, disorientation, uncoordination, disinhibition, respiratory depression and death. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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 are the tests for diazepam overdose?

I dont know: Usually the coroner is doing them. But you see someone umresponsive and they have the drug in their system. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diazepam overdose?

I dont know: Usually the coroner is doing them. But you see someone umresponsive and they have the drug in their system. ...Read more

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What are the tests for diazepam overdose?

I dont know: Usually the coroner is doing them. But you see someone umresponsive and they have the drug in their system. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of a diazepam overdose?

Sedation, confusion: Sedation, confusion, disorientation, uncoordination, disinhibition, respiratory depression and death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diazepam overdose?

I dont know: Usually the coroner is doing them. But you see someone umresponsive and they have the drug in their system. ...Read more

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What could be the side effects of a small cetirizine and diazepam overdose?

What could be the side effects of a small cetirizine and diazepam overdose?

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

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How to purchase diazepam online?

Any reputable: mail order pharmacy would require a prescription. The military and VA have a good mail order pharmacy system. ...Read more

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Any advice on how to safely stop taking diazepam?

Gradual taper: Depends upon how much you are taking and how long you have been on it, but decreasing your dose by 2-5 mg every 3-5 days is a reasonable goal. Diazepam has a very long half life which is the time it takes to get half of it out of your system. Diazepam itself has a half life of 3-4 days and the active metabolite has a half life of over a week which means that some of it will be in your body a month ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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