Top 20 Doctor insights on: Medicine for 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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does diazepam taken on day interfere with general anasthetic drugs? To make ga last longer or misjudge dose etc?
Which medicine is better for normal sleep? Clonazepam or Diazepam. I sometime can't sleep at night so take Clonazepam 0.5 which of these should I take
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
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
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