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Duefor flexi-sig, 20mg temazepam did nothing last time, doc will prescribe diazepam she said.What dose and how long before should I take?Extreme anxiety

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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In brief: Its up to your doc

Without knowing more about you it would be irresponsible and frankly not possible to determine an appropriate dose for a procedure.
In people for whom typical doses aren't adequate we will often bring in an anesthesiologist to control the level of sedation. We don't want to stop your breathing which happens occasionally even with small doses. Pre procedure 5-10mg of diazepam is typical.

In brief: Its up to your doc

Without knowing more about you it would be irresponsible and frankly not possible to determine an appropriate dose for a procedure.
In people for whom typical doses aren't adequate we will often bring in an anesthesiologist to control the level of sedation. We don't want to stop your breathing which happens occasionally even with small doses. Pre procedure 5-10mg of diazepam is typical.
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