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Snorting Valium 10mg
Quite a while: The "half life of elimination" of Valium (diazepam) plus its active metabolites ranges from 40 to 100 hours - depending on the individual. The the rule of thumb in pharmacokinetics is that it requires 5 half lives for a drug to reach negligible levels. So, the estimate would be from 200 to 500 hours to completely eliminate diazepam from the human body. ...Read more
Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more
How long does it take to get 4 10mg Valium out of your system? It's been 28 days so if it is still there will it be low levels of it?
Gone: IF the last dose was 28 days ago, then it has cleared your body. ...Read more
Depends: Sorry, but it totally depends on what other medications you're taking and why you need to take diazepam. Wish I had a better answer for you ... Best to check with your prescribing physician, since they're familiar with your medical history. ...Read more
I took 50 mg valiums for one day, five 10mg tabs I have a drug test coming up dec 3 , its nov 9th now i was wondering if ill pass or fail 6'2 5 pd?
Big problem: Valium has a long elimination half-life and also has long-lasting metabolites as well. Passing a drug test will be iffy before 22d. An even bigger issue is why you feel the need to take so many valium tablets on one day? You may have a high tolerance to benzodiazepines and need help with substance abuse -- or your anxiety is extremely high and you need help with this. Please see your physician. ...Read more
If my husband takes 10mg of Valium his anger and outbursts don't exist, until it wears off.He also sees a glowing figure.He is 57 & is getting worse.
Something serious: Please take him to the er. This is a true emergency. Call 911. Don't drive him while he is in this state. ...Read more
Label Directions- Dr:
The meds Valium and Buspar are 2 types of antianxiety pills. They are usually not prescribed together due to overlap of effects.
Since they are prescribed by a doctor did they give you any special directions on their use> Could also check the pharmacy for label directions for useage.
Good question- glad you asked
Dr Lori Lange ...Read more
Tranquilizer: Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, and may impair driving. ...Read more
Valium(Diazepam) has half life of 48 hours.Terminal elimination half life of active metabolite N-desmethyldiazepam is approx. 100 hours
Valium and it's metabolite will be in your system for 550 hours which is approx. 23 days.Because it takes 5.5x elimination half life for medicine to clear from your system ...Read more
Not exactly: It is a benzodiazepine and is useful for a very brief, specific emotionally difficult event - like a tragic funeral, etc. Used too much over time, it can actually cause some serious emotional problems. Again - responsible appropriate use can help a person through a hard time - all medications need to be used only as directed. Learn ways to relax - CBT therapy, yoga, meditation, etc. do work. Best! ...Read more
All medications, whether branded or generic, sold in the United States, are required by the food and drug administration (fda) to have plus or minus twenty per cent of the stated dose to be legal.
So a medication which states 10mg can have between 8 and 12 mgs, which for some patients, may make a noticeable difference in their treatment. But 50 % difference should not be possible. ...Read more
Valium: As prescribed. It has long half life & can accumulate in your system, causing more sedation & tolerance. Would not recommend using more than 'as needed' & no more than every 12-24 hours. The dosing is up to your prescribing doctor who knows your case best. ...Read more
Time.: I don't know of any scientifically valid and practically useful way to get rid of of any medication or drug out of the system. Each takes it's own time. Your asking this question, however, raises concern whether you are misusing this medication. If so, please consider getting help asap - addiction to this medication can be dangerous, and abruptly stopping it can be equally so. Good luck! ...Read more
Benzodiazapines: may not be the best way to address family problems. ...Read more
Meditation: Mindfullness meditation and healthy breathing patterns along w/ a serious evaluation of the stress in your life are what comes to mind. Valium is often best for a specific unavoidable stressful time - funerals, court appearances, etc. Maintaining serenity in a stressful life takes mature awareness and eliminating unnecessary stressors. Therapy might help you to figure it out. ...Read more
Valium: Yes absolutely if its used inappropriately for the wrong reasons and indefinitely. ...Read more
Valium is a: nice drug for short term usage, but not recommended chronically, stopping can lead to seizures. ...Read more