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Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Allegra & Claritin (loratadine): Are both safe to use with diazepam because neither one can make you drowsy. Zyrtec might be ok. Avoid benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Diazepam allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Diazepam allergy?

Diazepam allergy: Diazepam is a benzodiazepine medication that is used to treat anxiety & muscle spasms. Some use it to treat seizures. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Intensol (diazepam) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Intensol (diazepam) allergy?

Intensol: Diazepam is a benzodiazapine medication that is used to treat anxiety. Allergic reactions to medications could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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What allergy medication is safe to take if I am on diazepam and copd?

What allergy medication is safe to take if I am on diazepam and copd?

Several: Claritin, (loratadine) Allegra and zyrtec are safe and tend to cause less drowsiness than other antihistamines. Excessive drowsiness with diazepam can occur with chlorpheniramine or brompheniramine which are in many over the counter allergy medications. There is a theoretic concern of thickening sputum and causing more airflow obstruction. ...Read more

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I have copd. What kind of allergy medication is safe to take with diazepam?

I have copd. What kind of allergy medication is safe to take with diazepam?

Most new ones: Antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine), Allegra (fexofenadiine) and even zyrtec (cetirizine) are safe to take with other medications in persons with copd. It's best to avoid antihistamines that cause drowsiness (like benadryl) as this side effect may be worsened with diazepam. The most effective treatment for nasal allergies is nasal steroid sprays with no interaction with diazepam. ...Read more

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Could you advise what allergy medication is safe to take with diazepam and copd?

Could you advise what allergy medication is safe to take with diazepam and copd?

Med interaction: There are many medications that are used to treated allergies. I supposed your question mentioning about over the counter allergy medications. They are usually safe to take together with diazepam and when you have a diagnosis of copd. First generation otc allergy med like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is also drowsy so precaution should be taken when you also take diazepam. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, I need a diazepam medicine online?

I don't know: Of doctors who prescribe benzodiazapines via on-line clinics ...Read more

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How long could you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is useless?

How long could you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is useless?

I don't understand?: I'm not really understanding your question, since valium is not "useless." the basic drug has a 30-60 hour half-life, and it has psychoactive breakdown products. This is one of the problems with it, especially in older people: it can build up and create longer-lasting sedation & cognitive issues than expected or desired. Tolerance can happen -- habituation, addiction, & withdrawal syndrome too. ...Read more

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How long should you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is rendered useless?

How long should you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is rendered useless?

Not so: Valium is not destined to become useless. Some people develop tolerance but most don't the time course is related to symptoms and if one is symptom free, then the suggestion is that you talk to your doctor about weaning off, but talk to your doctor before stopping. ...Read more

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Does diazepam taken on day interfere with general anasthetic drugs? To make ga last longer or misjudge dose etc?

The regular use: Of diazepam or even alcohol in the past means your liver and metabolic activity are revved up and they have to adjust the dose of anesthesia for your need and the length of surgery as you may wake up from the anesthesia sooner. ...Read more

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I would like a diazepam medicine, where can I get some?

Your doc: Diazepam is a controlled substance. Pls see your local doc. ...Read more

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What medicine can help with anxiety other than antidepressants or diazepam.

What medicine can help with anxiety other than antidepressants or diazepam.

Several: There are several other medications that can help. In addition, there are behavioral changes that you can make that will decrease anxiety. Talk to your pcp or a mental health specialist to determine which of the many options is best for you. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 24 years old boy. I'm suffering from nightfall for 8 years. I have taken medicine imipramine hydrochloride (25mg)&Diazepam (2Mg)but it is not cured

Depends...: If you are having discharge of semen....that is normal overflow. Try Aurvedic medicine......allopathy has no answer. If you are urinating.....need to see a urologist soon for dx and treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any other drugs besides diazepam and Librium that can be used to taper clonazepam?

Yes: There are other drugs that can be used, but one would need your medical history and pharmacology history to make the changes.

this is something you should be discussing with your providing DR. ...Read more

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Could diazepam be detected in a urine drug screen if I have been taking clorazepate as well?

Yes, same metabolite: Both diazepam and clorazepate have a common metabolite oxazepam, but each also has other metabolites unique to each compound.
Also, both medicines have very long half-life and so can stay in your system for quite awhile.
Be safe and be good. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which benzodiazepine drug is be most effective as a sleeping tablet, chlordiazepoxide or diazepam?

Neither is/are safe: Chlordiazepoxide (librium) has a half-life of 5-30hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 3-200hrs! Diazepam (valium) has a half-life of 30-60hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 30-100hrs. Neither are indicated (approved) for use in insomnia. All benzo & other non-benzo sedative-hypnotics are associated w/increase risk of injuries & even mortality. Http://bit. Ly/kbqlwd. ...Read more

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I was on diazepam 5mg daily for 8 weeks. I cut the dose in half for 1 week and stopped it 8 days ago. I am not addicted to the medicine. I used post operative but now I feel weird and dizzy. How long does benzo withdrawal last?

I was on diazepam 5mg daily for 8 weeks. I cut the dose in half for 1 week and stopped it 8 days ago. I am not addicted to the medicine. I used post operative but now I feel weird and dizzy. How long does benzo withdrawal last?

talk to your ENT: Valium withdrawal is variable in length and never complete if you've been taking it for prolonged periods (years). In your case the dose was small and period short so you should be back to normal after eight days. It sounds like your symptoms are more likely related to your recent ear surgery and you should see you're ENT surgeon soon. ...Read more

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I have tried diazepam, zolpidem, zopiclone and now temazepam and I am still not sleeping. Why do these drugs have no effect? Insomnia is debilitating

I have tried diazepam, zolpidem, zopiclone and now temazepam and I am still not sleeping. Why do these drugs have no effect? Insomnia is debilitating

Stop the pills: Rather than taking another pill I think you need to step back and be evaluated for the diagnosis of insomnia. Your sleep pattern has to be analyzed your blood needs to be drawn. There is a lot of evaluation that must be done before the rare diagnosis of insomnia can be made. Start over ...Read more

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Could diazepam affect the recovery process?

If you are in a: Substance abuse recovery program - use of diazepam could jeopardize that. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate generic diazepam in us?

No way to know: Since generic benzodiazepines are typically not monitored closely by any regulatory agency, it is impossible to state with certainty which of the benzodiazepine products would yield the most consistent potency. ...Read more

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Ativam 5mg is it the same strength as a 10 mg diazepam?

Ativan (lorazepam): That is a high dose of ativan (lorazepam). Much higher than the 10mg. Equivalent. ...Read more

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I took by accident adouble dose of diazepam what should I do?

I took by accident adouble dose of diazepam what should I do?

As above: It depends how much the dose was. Talk with u pcp, and if symptomatic go to er. And in the future be careful. ...Read more

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Hi ' I've shaved 5mg of my original 20mg a day over 4 months ' am I doing well? It's diazepam.

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 more

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Can you fluanxol and diazepam together?

Can you fluanxol and diazepam together?

Yes, if Rx'ed by Dr: If your dr recommends this, it can be used together. If you have questions or concerns, you should always ask them to your prescriber, and can also ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What are the tests for diazepam overdose?

What are the tests for diazepam overdose?

I don't 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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Can I mix 10 mg diazepam and 50 mg of nytol?

I wouldn't: You might fall asleep for a long, long time. You may be able to fall sleep with just the diazepam or just the Nytol. Did the doctor prescribe you 10 mg of diazepam at a time? If not, don't take such a high dose. Have you considered taking something like melatonin instead of the Nytol or the diazepam? ...Read more

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


Dr. Lori Lange
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Diastat (Definition)

Diastat is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more