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Can diazepam cause permanent cognitive deficits?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

Stopping the med should quickly resolve any cognitive side effects.
If it does not, look for other causes.

In brief: No

Stopping the med should quickly resolve any cognitive side effects.
If it does not, look for other causes.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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In brief: Not likely

While taking diazepam you may experience"cognitive deficits" probably like drinking alcohol.
When you stop the diazepam and it clears from your system, there is not likely to be any residual issues. Of course long term use may give you withdrawal symptoms when you taper and stop the drug

In brief: Not likely

While taking diazepam you may experience"cognitive deficits" probably like drinking alcohol.
When you stop the diazepam and it clears from your system, there is not likely to be any residual issues. Of course long term use may give you withdrawal symptoms when you taper and stop the drug
Dr. Richard Williams
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