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Ic Diazepam 5mg
Yes: If you are feeling well, this is great. Benzos should be taken and weaned off of with caution. It sounds like you are doing this. I would encourage you to do,this,with your doctor's supervision . Continue to explore alternative ways to manage your,anxiety. Sounds like you are on a good path. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Interstitial Cystitis is also known as Painful bladder syndrome. Interstitial cystitis is a chronic disease of the bladder, causing pain, for which the cause is presently unknown. It is associated with urinary frequency, urgency and waking at night to urinate. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, in that other causes of bladder pain/urgency/frequency should be excluded first. Ic can be ...Read more
Depends: In general, it s not a high dose. But for certain people (with respiratory problems, which you mentioned) it might be dangerous if used without consulting your dr. Plus, this class of meds have addictive potential, and valium accumulates in the body if taken daily. On top, benzodiazepines may worsen depression, memory and balance problems, and disrupt your sleep patterns. Consult your dr. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My buddy took a half of diazepam 5mg and he persists on drinking is he gunna be okay or should I dump the liquor?
Better not to take: Diazepam has rapid onset of action, but it has a very long half life, from 1-3 days. Diazepam at a dosage of 5mg. Can cause significant problems with alertness and motor functioning, eg. Driving a motor vehicle. Taking a sleep medication, 5 hrs after taking diazepam, may lead to significant CNS depression and problems with coordination and balance. So, taking a sleep medication is not recommended. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Been on diazepam for 2 months for severe injury and wanting to wean off! What would be the proper way to wean off if I've taken 5mg 3x a day?
Valium taper: You need a schedule of slow tapering while closely monitoring for withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor can help you with this. For my patients I use schedule of tapering by 5% of daily dose every 4-7 days, and if not successful, I try the Phenobarb detox. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›