Top 20 Doctor insights on: Medicine for diazepam overdose

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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

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 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 definition or description of: Diazepam overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Diazepam overdose?

Diazepam OD: Valium (Diazepam) is a benzodiazapine medication that is used to treat anxiety. Valium overdose can cause blurred vision, slowed reflexes, respiratory problems, blue lips, ataxia, confusion, coma or death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment 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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Diazepam Overdose (Definition)

Valium (Diazepam) is a benzodiazapine medication that is used to treat anxiety. Valium overdose can cause blurred vision, slowed reflexes, respiratory problems, blue lips, ataxia, ...Read more


Dr. Lori Lange
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Intensol (Definition)

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