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  1. Vestibular Neuritis - new study
    ... thank God. Occasionally though, I'll knock back some valium if things are too rough but no more than 2-3 times...

  2. balance regained....still dizzy lighthead
    ... for 7 weeks now. And I bet you find that if you take valium , you feel a whole lot better even without anxiety...

  3. Celexa
    ... s and specialists and they just want to put me on Valium all day......and I really don't know what to do anymore...
    ... addictive nature. Use it but use it sparingly. I use valium occasionally. Xanax is not recommended by top doctors ... You may like to check out Klonopin (clonazepam) or Valium (diazepam) instead both of which have longer half...

  4. Working
    ... fighting nausea. (When it's unbareable, I take 2.5 mg. Valium , which seems to nip the symptoms in the bud very quickly...

  5. Dizzyblond (Robin)
    ... challenge... (and always keep that tiny little 2.5 valium tucked away in my purse, just in case!) Do hope...
    ... meetings that are just too hard to cancel. An occasional Valium has been a lifesaver. You really sound like you...

  6. Panic attacks strike hard.
    ... During the times I can't cope with it, I take a valium . The whole thing is awful and unfair. My episodes...
    ... mentally while the body goes berserk. I just took some valium actually and will be upping the SSRI back up again...
    ... called "rebound anxiety"? I've never had that happen on valium but tonight it feels like it could be happening because ... should use it really. I think tonight I'll take some valium and try not to rely on Ativan. I can easily see how...
    ... - I don't know - I'm out of answers. I was given Valium very early on (2 years ago), but I did not like how...
    ... coming down off a drug today in a big way. Amazingly, valium has never had this effect on me ever. Sheri, I...

  7. panic and viral labyrinthitis
    ... Lastly I would suggest you grab a prescription for some valium , clonazepam or lorazepam and take it occasionally...
    ... mg BID or less. Similarly, low doses of diazepam ( Valium ) (2 mg) can be quite effective. Clonazepam (Klonopin...

  8. Panic attacks without panic??
    ... helpful. Instead of upping your zoloft I would pop a valium just to get over an episode. I do that and it really ... fact, sometimes it breaks the cycle. If you take a valium just for those times, you won't become addicted to...
    ... take your advice today and hit this with 2.5 mg of valium for a few days straight to silence the conflicting...

  9. Tips for calming down?
    ... out - this works to take the edge off of it. Also, valium isn't a bad option either when it all becomes "too...

  10. does anyone know how this thing leaves?
    ... feel better and then continue my taper with either Valium which has a longer half life or taking my Ativan 3...
    ... I think that is really good advice to swap over to valium . It definitely has a longer half-life and would surely...
    ... 5mg of Klonapin is equal to 1mg Ativan or 10mg of Valium . Please talk with your Dr. and get a SLOW taper schedule...

  11. New to this and Very SCARED!!!
    ... thoughts on the use of the occasional vest. supp. ( valium , klonepin, etc.) for those decomp times. How much...
    ... thoughts on the use of the occasional vest. supp. ( valium , klonepin, etc.) for those decomp times"... --...
    ... you don't mind. As I mentioned, my ENT offered me valium 2.5, 1x day when I was initially diagnosed last May ... sort of vestibular problem, took a daily low dose of valium for the rest of her life. Granted, her lifespan was...
    ... al. 1992) Nevertheless, low doses of diazepam ( Valium ) (2 mg) can be quite effective. Clonazepam (Klonopin...

  12. Different symptoms - anxiety or BPPV?
    ... worse. Not sure how you should best approach that but valium and those sorts of meds worked well for me. And hoping...

  13. has anyone ever experienced this ?
    ... figure out if it was MAV or inner ear so she put me on valium 2mg 3X's a day for a month. The doctor said that valium...

  14. Compensation - good and bad
    ... water and noises irritate me. Just knocked back some valium to hopefully tame this beast. Gonna baseline everything...
    ... this before and this will end again...... Temporary Valium might help....... Have A Great Holiday...... ...

  15. Question for Scott re: dealing with the bad days
    ... the time of my diagnosis offered me a script of 2.5 valium , telling me that he had many patients with unresolved ... in prior posts you mentioned taking the low dose of Valium on bad days. What about bad weeks? Bad months? Would...
    ... learning? I am curious about the difference between Valium and Klonepin - if they're both from the benzo family...

  16. Checking up on Wowwwweeee?
    ... if there is any effect on reducing the dizziness. Valium taken for a short period like this is *totally* safe...
    ... s but couldn't tolerate them. One doc tried me on valium and it did help some. Then we tried xanax and it helped...

  17. Inner ear Disorder? Anxiety? Im sooo confused......
    ... or use some meds to take the edge off of it all. Valium works well in small amounts and in really persistent...

  18. Mayo Clinic
    ... normal activities as much as possible....he gave me valium ...the lowest does that you can have 2 mg to get me...
    ... until you can find someone who figures out the cause. Valium does NOTHING TO CURE THE CAUSE. It's a short term...

  19. Hi Gloria - how was the appt?
    ... the midst of weaning myself off my last few mg. of Valium , I totally agree with you. When the symptoms of our...

  20. Lexapro???
    ... doesnt make me sleepy at all.. Its not like Xanax or valium ... It does take some time to kick in.. Like weeks...

  21. Question for Scott
    ... mg BID or less. Similarly, low doses of diazepam ( Valium ) (2 mg) can be quite effective. Clonazepam (Klonopin...

  22. vacation soon..
    ... a lil recap..Im the one who tried a little bit of valium and had about 16 wonderful days almost symptom free ... thought I was out of the water. I only take 2 mg's of Valium ONCE a day in the morning, morning being 6-7 am everyday ... said to gradually start weaming myself off of the valium . He said it should not be hard at all seeing the dosage ... only reason i was feeling better was because of the Valium , which can be a bad thing since it slows down ur vestibular ... but he said that I must be compensating because the valium would have worn off in about 4-5 hours and I was feeling ... vacation! Also, any other opinions on if it was just the Valium helping, a coincidence i started feeling better when...
    ... can do this on your own by slowly weaning off the valium and still feeling good. Maybe the valium gives you ... psychological boost you need. Once you are off the valium , perhaps you could try something herbal that has a...
    ... heightened by your anxiety... I wonder if you took the valium at night before you went to sleep would that make...
    ... time. I was crossing my fingers for you with the valium . Hopefully, firechick is right and it is just a little...

  23. Abnormal ENG
    ... emotionally worse. I never got the prescription for the valium filled, but thinking about it today. I don't really...

  24. Balance testing tomorrow
    ... you are overwhelmed afterwards is to have 5 mg of valium on hand to calm the CNS. But doubt you'll need it...

  25. Sleeping Pills?
    ... problems and psychological/physical addition. I saved valium for the nights where I knew it would be rough but...

  26. xbombshell31x
    ... klonepin, it is an old anti-seizure med in the class of valium . He thought it would help with the headaches and ... My only downfall is cheese. I haven't tried the valium yet; a little nervous with meds because I have had...

  27. Scott, Subs Anyone Is Claritin/Xanax ok?
    ... vertigo." Maybe you should consider the *occasional* valium (2.5 mg) when things are too much. Valium has a longer...
    ... morning too. I have a prescription for a med in the valium class but have been reluctant to take it as well because ... in my house changed yesterday. So I may need that valium today. I hope the xanax helps you....

  28. ENG results...
    ... I used to need a valium before getting an MRI now I ask for a washcloth to ... urge to open then I just see the washcloth. No more valium necessary. Some places will speak to you every few...

  29. valium
    ... Hi Kaylie, Using valium occasionally is not a problem. But I wouldn't use ... will only slow compensation. Treating dizziness with valium seems odd to me unless the doc thinks there is an ... no doc though - just my opinion as I've also used valium a lot but only when necessary. Cheers....Scott...
    ... was in the very bad stages, my ENT prescribed 2 mg valium ..It was really the only medication that helped the ... motion sickness meds and patches, etc. did nothing... Valium is supposed to supress the vestibular system, and ... if I do get dizziness/anxiety again, I do take the Valium ...Alot of it for me now, is anxiety and panic, worrying ... get it back full force, but I never have...So the Valium , and sometimes I take Xanax, helps with this also...
    ... ..For Gloria..you asked me to let ya know how the valium was going...I dont know if it was just a coincidence...
    ... for you.Gives me a little hope and i might try that valium myself.take care xbombshell31x xx...
    ... while, which I have gotten one since ive started the valium . I took some tylenol and it went away though. Hope...
    ... right thats it im getting me some of that valium !!!! hows you gloria???hope your doing well.Have got...
    ... wondering if they gave you klonepin? That is in the valium class. I went to my neurotogist yesterday and he...
    ... it about twice though. Before I started taking the valium i did have good and bad patches so im guessing im ... just having a good patch with the valium keeping me relaxed, which may be why the symptoms...

  30. Caloric test number 2!!
    ... terror and panic of my life that evening. Even 10 mg of valium couldn't calm me down. No way - never again. Scott...
    ... bit, am on an SSRI and can always hit it hard with valium that night if necessary. Let the good times roll...

  31. Patulous Eustachian tube-Please help
    ... disturbing at sleeptime. I would often resort to a valium to calm the myoclonus down.Unfortunately this would...
    ... disturbing at sleeptime. I would often resort to a valium to calm the myoclonus down.Unfortunately this would...

  32. Feeling very bad again
    ... rollercoaster ride all the way through. Sleeping required valium because just lying down now brings on the thumping...
    ... they're bending with the woozy feeling :) . I took a valium 30 min ago to try and kill it but nothing. Yesterday...
    ... leave. For the last 2 days I have taken 2.5 mg of valium at about 11 am. On both days the screen problems stopped ... sort of) after 90 minutes in the end. Probably the valium plus me geeting used to it all. So by the late afternoon...
    ... problems stabilised last week even if you had to take a valium . And thanks for the good rousing comments! I do...

  33. Meniere's Disease
    ... one ear and is managing his vertigo symptoms with Valium very well. They had initially prescribed Meclizine...

  34. Pervasive Labrynthitis Help!!
    ... what I had when it all started. You might want to try valium occasionally to settle things down when it is too...

  35. Voluntary Palatal Myoclonus
    ... approach that soon. Ive been put on two separate types of valium so far... but in a week they will switch me to a tic...
    ... approach that soon. Ive been put on two separate types of valium so far... but in a week they will switch me to a tic...

  36. Ginko Biloba
    ... addition to recommending Antivert, gave me an Rx for Valium . It was only after I started doing lots of reading...

  37. meclizine... is it bad to take?
    ... with the usual drowsy side-effects for some. I took valium (a definite vestibular suppressant) many times during...

  38. a few more things..
    ... tinnitus too for 4 months. Two drugs were my saviours: Valium and Cipramil. Valium was used once or twice a week...

  39. It's back need ome encouragement
    ... needed to get out and do more! All he did was prescribe Valium and said it would eventually go away. The other neurologist ... told me to stop the Valium it wasnt helping-I had MAV (classic for a woman "my...

  40. i flew to BC and back!!!
    ... the last plane i got on! i didn't have to take any valium either! its a good day for me:)...
    ... the last plane i got on! i didn't have to take any valium either! its a good day for me:) Hi Anastasia ...

  41. Question about symptoms
    ... specialize in dizziness. I have just started using valium in the last 2 weeks to get some relief from this....

  42. Frustration........
    ... When things got too nasty I would just knock back a valium to take the edge off of the symptoms. Once in a while...

  43. new to board - fighting a meniere's battle
    ... vertigo attacks with some serious nausea. I take valium which started helping less and less during full blown...

  44. Finally Some Relief!!!!!
    ... there, but in the meantime, he put me on 2.5 mg of valium , 3 times a day. So far, I have only been taking 2...
    ... Yay Belle! My Dr. gave me valium too last week and so far haven't been brave enough...
    ... Hi, I just wanted to share my experience with valium . I too- was very leary when my physician encouraged ... me to take valium to help with my Meniere's. I was to the point that ... triggered vertigo for me. My doctor explained that valium is a vestibular suppressant and does help. I take ... unpredictability and frequency of the symptoms- but valium does help me to get out and live some on the good...
    ... Hi Belle, I have some valium and only took it once, the neuro prescribed it for...
    ... thnaks for the replies. Tip, so glad to hear that valium has helped you too. After trying so hard to cope with ... my husband passed away, several yrs ago, I was on valium for about a year--but decided to quit and took 2 mths...

  45. neck pain
    ... you read the thread I posted a couple days ago about Valium and Chiro questions? I've been dealing with "pain...

  46. constant lightheadedness, fatigue
    ... prescribed me with a steriod and for the dizziness Valium . I hope this works it seems it may take a month but...

  47. Schao-my dizzy buddy
    ... masrshmallows etc.. Another neurologist suggested Valium for "ear rocks" that didnt help me-think if the calcium...

  48. Chiro and Valium Questions
    ... even if theres a problem. I also think prescribing valium is not the best - if you do have an inner ear prob ... , valium will act like vestibular meds do - and hinder compensation...
    ... know. I've never had Chiro or taken anything like Valium so I am a little afraid. At this point I guess I...
    ... you are treating muscle provoked tenseness, maybe valium would be a good choice (but I'd try lesser routes...
    ... you lived in Sydney I send you down there! On the valium front I have used it off and on only when necessary...
    ... tissues. I think I might try to go slowly on the Valium , even if it's just to see if it helps and at least...

  49. new to board
    ... HAD ME ON MEDS, SUCH AS, BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE, VALIUM , ALEGRA D. NONE OF THESE THINGS HAVE WORKED. IT'S...

  50. dizziness
    ... Antibiotics, ears cleaned, Epely,Balance clinic, Valium , Xanax, MRI, CAT Scan, blood work, eye exercises nothing...

  51. Hi Pat!
    ... the whole routine-MRI, EKG, blood test, Mezacline, valium , balance clinic, eye exercises, Epley manuvers, and...

  52. nystagmus question
    ... backgrounds-doesnt seeem to help. Neurologist prescribed valium , antibiotics, mezacline-hasnt helped. I've had ... other medicals -decreasing HBP medication and the Valium ....

  53. Question for crazylab or anyone on suppressants
    ... dizziness medications such as Antivert (meclizine), Valium (diazepam), Xanax, Phenergan, or Compazine. This is...

  54. diagnosed with VN, but not so sure
    ... dizziness medications such as Antivert (meclizine), Valium (diazepam), Xanax, Phenergan, or Compazine. This is...

  55. The anxiety returns
    ... First time I've tried the stuff (it was the rare valium before). The stuff not only killed the anxiety but...
    ... would probably knock you out......1mg is equal to 10mg Valium ...... Hope you are feeling beter now....breathe deep...
    ... different to Cipramil. Could you swap the Ativan for valium and reduce that instead? Might be an easier trip considerin ... g valium is not as strong at a similar dose and has a longer...
    ... Thanks for the recommendation of switching over to Valium for my taper. I have read the Aston Manual and agree...

  56. Hi! I'm new here.....here's my dizzy story
    ... xanax and he said that a very small dose of xanax or valium helps sometimes with dizziness and vertigo....he...
    ... Miss, I've heard of valium being used to sedate the inner ear, but not Xanax...

  57. This Is Driving Me Crazy! Need Help!!
    ... claustrophic and thought I'd never manage it. I took valium , a friend accompanied me, and fortunately I could...

  58. MEP-How do you determne which ear?
    ... had CScan, MRI, antibiotics, mezcline and now on valium . Neurologist said he thought it was my "left" ear ... gave me valium and said it should go away -may take several weeks ... sp) Went back 2 months later-still same upped my Valium . Said take it for another 6 months. I went to a...
    ... had CScan, MRI, antibiotics, mezcline and now on valium . Neurologist said he thought it was my "left" ear ... gave me valium and said it should go away -may take several weeks ... sp) Went back 2 months later-still same upped my Valium . Said take it for another 6 months. I went to a...
    ... had CScan, MRI, antibiotics, mezcline and now on valium . Neurologist said he thought it was my "left" ear ... gave me valium and said it should go away -may take several weeks ... sp) Went back 2 months later-still same upped my Valium . Said take it for another 6 months. I went to a...

  59. Question for Star
    ... Thanks CL--the doc put me on valium and is making me an appointment with the vestibular ... ruled out the brain, SOOO we shall see, Hopefully, the valium will give me some relief...Will start it tommorrow...

  60. We Have had enough
    ... neurologist, MRI, CScan, Epley exercises, eye exercises - valium , mezacline you name it I've tried it. One say's it ... high" that I don't want-lol. I've stopped taking my valium after 3 months and the dosage increased to 5mg 2x...

  61. how long does the virus last?
    ... doing Epley exercises, eye exercises, quit taking valium after 5 months-not helping-mezcline didnt work-MRI...

  62. Inner Ear Problem? Warning: long newbie post!
    ... calmed it down, and when it was at its worst I used valium - as a muscle relaxant, not an anxiety drug. Like...

  63. Ativan for Labrynthitis or VN?
    ... drug withdrawal..... I know that taking Ativan or Valium isn't recommended while you are doing VRT since it...
    ... system as well. I heard that it's much stronger than Valium . They gave it to me when I had an MRI, and I was ... drug to get rid of the annoying stuff. With Ativan or Valium you NEED the drug and the feeling that it produces...
    ... obviously. It also acts as an anti-anxiety. I use valium very rarely if I feel too wound up from this inner...
    ... emergencies. I know my 1 mg Ativan equals 10mg of Valium , much more than I think I would need to get through...
    ... says but then if the ativan is similar to 10 mg of valium then perhaps not. The most I've taken at a time is ... mg but usually just 2 mg. Maybe you can substitute valium for the ativan? Might be easier as the half-life is...
    ... Manual on Benzodiazepine Withdrawal. Switching over to Valium and then tapering down would be a smoother ride if ... lower the dose and maybe switch to something like Valium in a lower dose that lasts longer. I've read about ... people who have been taking Valium for 20 yrs without any problems. I am 63 years old...

  64. chronic labyrinthitis and flying
    ... absolutely beside myself about this. my doctor gave me valium incase i lose it in the air. are you going some where...
    ... absolutely beside myself about this. my doctor gave me valium incase i lose it in the air. are you going some where...

  65. How you go to work when feeling 24/7
    ... -moving head up/down-side to side-tried Mezcline, Valium and nothing has helped. Busy wallpaper, shining floors...

  66. All worked up
    ... I did that night following the test was have some valium (about 5 mg) on hand to calm down the vestibular system ... experience and wanted to say that having a little valium on hand might make you feel better and confident knowing...

  67. I'm disgusted with this thing....
    ... myself through the years taking antidepressants and valium in order to function. I suffered all the symptoms...

  68. I'm TERRIFIED to fly!
    ... flying compare to a long bus ride, or car ride? would valium or xanax or something like that be a good idea? whats...
    ... trigger symptoms. See if your Dr. can give you a valium for the flight over and one for the flight back. ...
    ... official okay (i was told last year not to fly) and some valium or xanax or horse tranquilizers, whatever they'll...

  69. Foggy feeling....
    ... go away eventually-may take 6 months or so gave me valium then increase it to 5mg 2x day-still no help. Last...

  70. Does anyone else find looking in mirrors unbearable?
    ... that. You may want to try taking a small dose of Valium or an antihistamine or decongestant to see if that...

  71. Labyrinthitis Treatment...HELP!!
    ... are getting some bad anxiety with this (like I did) valium worked well for me to calm me down and help me to...

  72. please help, dizzy, numbness,lump in throat feeling
    ... this condition. My advice to you is to take some valium or Xanax when the symptoms really are too much to...

  73. Went to see my GP. mmm not sure
    ... it's the same as valium and I would think that it might help some of the issues...

  74. Flying...
    ... from Sydney to Bangkok but got over it. Have some valium with you to chill just in case. It's hard to know...
    ... Ativan (lorazepam) ", "Phenergan", "Compazine", and " Valium (diazepam) ". When a herpes virus infection is strongly...

  75. New to Board – My battle with Vesitibular Neuritits
    ... not come back again. He wrote me a prescription for Valium if I do have a severe episode again. He only wanted...
    ... have been prescribed Meclizine, Phenergan, Reglan, Valium , and Zophran. Only the valium has seemed to relieve...
    ... they study at university really. The fact that valium gave you relief is yet another sign that it's vestibular...
    ... write it off as VN and give me a prescription for valium . But I had asked about other "tests" so he suggested...
    ... - I think you need answers and a prescription for valium is not going to give you any. I too had to ask a specialist...
    ... - I think you need answers and a prescription for valium is not going to give you any. I too had to ask a specialist...
    ... problems. I was sent home with massive doses of valium . I remained in bed for several weeks. The only relief...