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Ic Diazepam 5mg
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it safe/dangerous to mix diazepam approx 30-40mg and 7.5mg zopiclone within a few hours of eachother?
Valium/zopiclone: Very sedating at this high dose. Best to consult the prescribing doctor. ...Read more
Depends: These antianxiety meds can cause dose related levels of drowsiness or even coma. How someone reacts will depend of his/her metabolic enzyme system. The Ativan dose should be closer to 1mg for it to be equivalent to the other two meds. ...Read more
Maybe: Depends on you, your age, procedures, etc. Need to tell the docs who plan on giving you the IV midazolam- may affect the dose they give you (you may have a tolerance for these drugs, if taken regularly). They may say yes...Or no. ...Read more
Hi, I suffer from RLS and my doctor has prescribed diazepam 5mg a night, had 15mg, no relief. Can I take more.
Not advised: You must be very careful with medication especially one like valium which is a benzodiazepine that can cause respiratory depression/sedation if too much is taken. There are other medications available for RLS such as mirapex. I would also have your iron level checked as RLS symptoms occur with even mild iron depletion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best time to take lexapro.I take 15mg of remeron at night along with7.5mg zimovane and 5mg of diazepam.Thanks.I have G> A> D?
Actually you can: take it at any time. Taking it at same time each day can help to make it a habit. ...Read more
I have insomnia and had been using Ambien for a while. I have to take 4x 10mg tabs just to get to sleep. I have spoken with my pcp and am now trying diazepam 4x (5mg) any helpful advise.
Withdraw: You have a serious problem. Physical and emotional habituation are likely. Diazepam is worse than ambien. Look for alternatives with a sleep medicine physician's help. If there is an underlying physical disorder of sleep, a polysomnogram may diagnose something that can be specifically treated. Behavioral measures ("sleep hygiene") may also help, such as regularizing when you go to sleep daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers