Benzo and Boos
The half life, or time it takes for 1/2 of the drug to be cleaned up by your body (mainly your liver for diazepam
), is long and quite variable.
It is lipophilic and likes to remain in fat cells. Therefore, it can stay in your system for 3 days or up to a week (for some of the metabolites). It depends on why you were using it to when you can restart drinking.