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Who Makes Diazapam
Identified below: Withdrawal symptoms, similar in character to those noted with barbiturates and alcohol (convulsions, tremor, abdominal and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating), have occurred following abrupt discontinuance of diazepam. The more severe withdrawal symptoms. Increased risk of death has been associated with long-term use of benzodiazepines in several studies, however, other studies have not found I ...Read more
Activate EMS (911): Get off the computer, call 911....have them take you to the ER to be assessed. ...Read more
Quite nervous about event in 3 days can I start taking my diazapam now 3 days prior to the event because I am getting anxious about it already?
Probably not: Better to take the medication closer to the event and use cognitive strategies for now. ...Read more
No: As dr lotfi says, both Lorazepam and diazepam are in the same class of medication, but they are different. Lorazapam has a half life of about 12 hours, while diazepam has a half life of more than 40 hours. Half life means that in that amount of time, half of the medication is out of your body as you can see, diazepam has a very long half life. ...Read more
Addiction: The class of benzodiazepines - of which diazepam is one - can be quite effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety. The most common short-term side-effects are sedation. In the long-term, sometimes pts develop tolerance (they need a higher dose of the med over time to get the effect); and if they stop the med abruptly, they may suffer withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more
I have a drug test on jan 8th and I took 15 mg diazapam... is that long enough to pass?? it was my first use...
Most likely: Since you say it was your first use, and you are presumably healthy, then most likely it will be cleared from your urine by January 8. It is usually detectable for up to 5-7 days. Chronic use of Valium results in a longer detection window, between 4-6 weeks. It is long acting and has a half-life between 20-80 hours, depending on the amount and the ability of the body to clear the drug. ...Read more
Been prescribed diazapam 2 mg for anxiety but it doesent seem to do anything is this the usaual dose for this or not.
Tolerance: 2mg is a low dose of diazepam. It is a medicine that induces tolerance, or the need for gradually higher doses for the same effect. You may need a higher dose than you're currently taking to control input symptoms. Please note that benzodiazepines are not a good long-term solution for anxiety because of tolerance and habituation factors -- psychotherapy, however, can be much longer lasting. ...Read more
Incident at 8:30pm on 29, got a pill on the 31st at 4:53pm. So far I'm not feeling the effects like prior. Does vivanse&diazapam effect results?
Which pill?: Sorry but we don't have enough specific information. What incident happened at 8:30PM on 29th? What pill did you take at 4:53PM on 31st? What effects did you feel previously? Without above info, it's difficult to tell how Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & Diazepam will affect you. Best to always tell your prescribing doc everything you take before you accept new medication. Ask pharmacist to look for interactions, too. ...Read more
Rectal diazepam: Is for very select conditions. You can try oral diazepam but you may not have similar response as rectal diazepam has a topical effect. Talk with your GI doctor as there is lot of info rquired before someone is prescribed valium suppositories. We can't discuss all thay here as space is limited. Your best bet iis your GI doc or colorectal surgeon. Whoever u follow. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Diazepam is a strong, long-lasting "benzodiazepine" with a significant potential for dependency. There are good reasons for its being prescribed, but needs to be regulated carefully and steadily by a supervising md (who might have reasons for raising or lowering the dose). ...Read more
Yes: There are no known interactions, but as always it is important to discuss all of your medications with your doctor and if you have more than one provider make sure all of them know all the medications you are taking. ...Read more
Gradual taper: Depends upon how much you are taking and how long you have been on it, but decreasing your dose by 2-5 mg every 3-5 days is a reasonable goal. Diazepam has a very long half life which is the time it takes to get half of it out of your system. Diazepam itself has a half life of 3-4 days and the active metabolite has a half life of over a week which means that some of it will be in your body a month ...Read more
4 to 6 hours: 4 to 6 hours depending on the individual, age, weight, other medications, etc. ...Read more
Dosing: Not always determined by weight and takes into account other meds and health factors. Often start low and titrate according to effect. ...Read more
Valium: Yes it is. Maximum daily dose for adults is 10mg. ...Read more
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"DIASTAT AcuDial requires no refrigeration or special handling, and has a 4-year shelf life". ...Read more
Your doc: Diazepam is a controlled substance. Pls see your local doc. ...Read more
Expiration of diasta: The best way to determine expiration of Diastat (diazepam) is to check the expiration date on the package. If you cannot determine, ask your pharmacist. ...Read more
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