It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Sleep Disorders Message Board

  • what is the strongest benzodiazepine

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 06-20-2008, 12:21 PM   #1
    enrique154
    Newbie
    (male)
     
    enrique154's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jun 2008
    Location: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
    Posts: 1
    enrique154 HB User
    what is the strongest benzodiazepine

    what is the strongest benzodiazepine

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 07-01-2008, 12:26 PM   #2
    FM2008
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    FM2008's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jun 2008
    Location: USA
    Posts: 22
    FM2008 HB User
    Re: what is the strongest benzodiazepine

    I'm not a doctor but I would say that Halcion is the strongest. .25 mg of Halcion is equal to .5 mg of Xanax (or Klonopin) or 1 mg. of Ativan or 10 mg. of Valium.

    Ativan, Xanax, Klonipin and Valium are primarily anxiolytics used in the treatment of anxiety where as Halcion is primarily a hypnotic designed to induce sleep and/or treat insomnia.

    They all have different half-lifes (how long before half of the effects of the medication go away):
    Xanax 6-12 hours
    Klonipin 18-50 hours
    Halcion 2 hours
    Valium 20-100 hours
    Ativan 10-20 hours

    They also take varying times to "kick in". Halcion and Xanax are the fastest acting (30 minutes or less). The rest take 1 hour or more.

    Hope this is helpful.

    Last edited by FM2008; 07-01-2008 at 12:48 PM. Reason: Add additional information

     
    Old 07-04-2008, 07:47 PM   #3
    injured betty
    Inactive
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Feb 2004
    Posts: 2,135
    injured betty HB User
    Re: what is the strongest benzodiazepine

    Xanax is the strongest the hardest to get off of.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    What is the strongest benzodiazepine remybur12 Sleep Disorders 21 08-07-2008 05:47 AM
    man, what did i do?please read cam724 Addiction & Recovery 4 08-28-2007 02:45 PM
    HELP My mom is in Pain and i dont know what to do? jennyVee Pain Management 3 06-11-2006 08:28 PM
    What's A Friend To Do... Part III BLUE EYED LADY Relationship Health 145 09-01-2005 08:56 AM
    Melatonin Assists Benzodiazepine Discontinuation montreal1951 Depression 1 03-11-2004 08:08 PM
    Strongest sleeping pill Homer1976 Sleep Disorders 4 12-26-2003 05:53 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:48 AM.





    © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!