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  1. DF118 (dihydrocodine) & alchohol
    ... addicted to it, but i have been addicted to diazapam ( valium ) and was regularly smoking heroin over a peroid of ... have slipped up a few times and went and bought a few valium here and there, i can go periods of weeks at a time ... succesful treatment for these conditions from my doctor. valium just makes me feel normal again. i went to my dealer ... last night to get a couple of valium becuase i was feeling i bit stressed and i was offered...
    ... sorry, one more question. what about mixing DF's with valium . again im not talking about large doses, but what...
    ... that when I was using hydrocodeine, I did mix it with valium for several years. I was never a big valium user...
    ... thanks jan, i took 2 valium 1 df and felt ok. then later on that night when i...
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  2. Need, help, hope about benzo addiction....
    ... about what to tell the next one. Should I taper to valium and how would I do that on this combo. Current taking...
    ... plenty of ativan/klono to last me. I've even got some valium , but unsure how to taper. I see my GP tomorrow...
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  3. Uh oh, is my girlfiend becoming addicted to painkillers?
    ... her back and the doc gave her ibuprofen, lortab, and valium as well as prescribing more to her. I don't know the...
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  4. In time
    ... Gatorade. The first 2 nights I took Nyquil and 5mg of Valium , Wednesday I slept fine without anything at first...

  5. My dr. says I have a liver made of iron....
    ... 1500mg (yes, thats not a typo) 5. Doxepin 100mg 6. Valium 10mg 7. Klonopin 2mg. 8. Dalmane 30mg 9. Trazadone...
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  6. New Here, Pill addict
    ... just make the addiction worse. My dr. has given me Valium and Klonopin for anxiety attacks and those don't even ... effect me. I can take ten 10mg of Valium and run a marathon. Forgot to add....I can take...
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  7. new member
    ... taking anything else, (although I would love to take a valium ), but I was told not to take valium or ambien as there...
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  8. trying hard, doing well, still feeling awful...
    ... here a while ago about problems i was having with valium which i was taking a lot of (50-100mils a day) as ... smoking heroin to deal with depression (buying the valium on the street, not getting it prescribed). since ... twice and managed to go about 2 months without taking valium or heroin. first time i went i explained the medication...

  9. Ativan withdrawal
    ... Valium is a much better drug to use for a taper plan, as...

  10. Stay Away From Klonopin......
    ... is rediculous b/c you cannot function. It's like Valium , just has a longer half-life (am I saying that right ... ?) Everyone knows Valium can be addicting, so that means be careful. Either...
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  11. Still Slow Tapering off Xanax
    ... stabilize at this dose, I plan to slowly taper with valium while cutting my xanax dose. :) Jami...
    ... turning point for me. Now I can start my taper using valium with my xanax cut. Woke up feeling a little shaky...
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  12. Slow-Tapering off Xanax
    ... off of 4mgs ativan (which is similar to xanax) using valium as per the ashton manual. it took me only 5 months ... to reduce to about 3-4mgs before crossing over to valium . the reason is, you will need a very high dose of ... valium to cross over to and most doctors are not willing...
    ... . Good job! I know I will need to cross over to valium at some point according to Ashton. My "pill doctor ... once asked him if he could prescribe both xanax and valium , but he would only give me the number of pills I receive ... from the xanax - including the valium (ie 45 xanax and 45 valium), as opposed to 90 of each ... when the time comes when I need the high amount of valium . I remember how it felt before taking these pills...
    ... Why would switching from Xanax to Valium make a bit of difference? Aren't they identical in...
    ... the reason for switching to valium is because of it's long half-life. as opposed to ... xanax or ativan that have a short one. the valium stays in your system much longer thereby reducing ... direct taper off them. you don't feel as sick on valium and it is a much smoother way down. so no, all benzos ... benzo free after completing the ashton taper using valium . as far as i am concerned, it is the only way to...
    ... whatever works, but it seems then that if that is so, valium is more like methadone and xanax more like morphine ... heroin. Also if you research online the half life of valium is estimated at 20 - 50 hours, and xanax at 11 - 16 ... huge difference. Also, another study claims that valium has a half life of 6 - 8 hours. Maybe you are thinking...
    ... more. As for the half-life, it has been proven that valium has a half-life of 30-200 hours depending on body...
    ... plan to stick to the Ashton taper with cross-over to valium . I have communicated with many people that have had...
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  13. Need Opium Advice.
    ... ernational for work alot, so I've built up quite a stash of valium and ambien for sleep aid) Hopefully, these will help...
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  14. How long do wd's last?
    ... whatsoever. Sleeping pills, benzodiazepines like Valium , muscle relaxants like carisoprodol (Soma), etc.;...
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  15. Valium Hell
    ... the thread progresses. I'm having trouble with Valium , 5mg, once daily (as prescribed). Really small...
    ... well, i want to share that my mom used to take valium too and i just didnt like it. just like you are having ... terrible problems.other than that i try to keep her valium free. just to avoid her getting used to it....

  16. Need to Fast Taper off Xanax!!! Advice?
    ... gain valuable advice on how to handle a cross over to valium if you've got a doctor who will prescribe them and ... taper of the last 2mg. This will be possible with Valium because valium comes in smaller doses and have a much...
    ... Asthon Method where I begin to slowly taper to the valium . I've been feeling "ok" at this dosage for the past...

  17. hi newbie here and need advice on stopping alchol
    ... celebrated every day she was sober. She also was put on Valium and Paxil for a short period of time. She takes nothing...
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  18. Xanax and Ativan, 20 to 30mg a day
    ... couldn't taper with just Xanax, I had to switch to Valium and taper from there.. Once I switched to Valium,...
    ... Silver Hill is next on the list. I always thought valium had a short half life, but found out differently....
    ... first before crossing over to anything, especially valium . 1mg of ativan or xanax is equal to 10mgs valium ... and no doctor will prescribe 200-300mgs of valium a day. i am 5 months benzo free after completing ... the ashton taper off 3-4mgs ativan daily using 30mgs valium . it took me 5 months and went very smoothly. ...
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  19. rationing your meds
    ... recently, ive been trying to buy large amounts of meds ( valium ) all at once rather than needing to go out to buy...
    ... anxiety. i dont particularly want to be prescribed valium (expecially after the problems ive had with it) but ... health problems (which i had BEFORE i started using valium ). i am going to try to seek out some proper help...

  20. help needed with ativan withdrawal
    ... powerful drug and 1.5mgs is equal to about 15mgs of valium . i took ativan for 7 years and recently completed ... a 5 month taper off 3 mgs ativan using valium because of its long half life. i was not able to ... withdrawal symptoms get too bad, i suggest you switch to valium which is much smoother to taper from. good luck ...
    ... withdrawal using a water taper. I did not cross over to Valium . I reduced the am dose VERY gradually and then worked...
    ... taper method where i am tapering off of xanax, onto valium and then doing a slow valium taper. So far its going ... night. then the next 2 weeks i will start cutting the valium . It is a very slow comfortable taper so far. I know ... it will get harder the lower the valium dose, but you don't cut the dose until you are ready...
    ... taking a total of 1mg per day which is equal to 10mg of Valium and that was back in 2/05. I am now down to 0.03mg ... Ativan equal to .3mg Valium . A very small amount! BUT I will tell you that I ... and in different ways. Crossing over to Valium usually recommended because it has a longer half life...
    ... faster. it only took me 5 months to taper from 30mgs valium . if you are VERY determined and can handle some discomfort...
    ... total of 1.5 mg Ativan daily, that is equal to 15 mgs Valium ...Discontuing abruptly can cause seizures. Ativan...
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  21. Tapering Off Xanax Safely
    ... Ashton taper and am down to 0.5 mg at night. I am on valium now which is tapered slowly. It stays in your body...
    ... benzo free today after tapering off 4mgs ativan using valium . i have been on different benzos (klonopin, xanax ... while i had a difficult time during the crossover to valium , once my body got used to the difference in drugs ... you are determined and can tolerate some discomfort, valium is the only way to go. it only took me 5 months to ... taper off the 30mgs valium . p...
    ... benzo free today after tapering off 4mgs ativan using valium . i have been on different benzos (klonopin, xanax ... while i had a difficult time during the crossover to valium , once my body got used to the difference in drugs ... you are determined and can tolerate some discomfort, valium is the only way to go. it only took me 5 months to ... taper off the 30mgs valium . p Well, I finally found a center that offers ... Xanax......I have heard alot of horror stories about Valium being used in this process but I guess everyone is...
    ... with - so I went back down to Tijuana and bought 20mg Valium s and started using those to taper with.. I slowly ... the landing was a little more gentle than even the Valium .. So I went from Xanax->Klonopin->Valium->Kava and...
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  22. How do I help an alcoholic and drug addict ?
    ... problem with my ex-boyfriend-addicted to both percocet valium and alcohol-we went back and forth for 4 years(it...
    ... problem with my ex-boyfriend-addicted to both percocet valium and alcohol-we went back and forth for 4 years(it...
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  23. Vicodin/alchohol and Liver Failure
    ... from your doctor. My ex-boyfriend took vicodin and valium daily and drank excessively (12 - 20 beers at day...
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  24. Benzo's 16 years...withdrawal symptoms ?
    ... zodiazepene withdrawal. i am currently coming off of 50 mg. valium . i was at over 100. i am tapering by 10 mg. every...
    ... now, hearing your story of getting off of 100 mg of valium ......that is allot....and that is a long road for...
    ... regularly for 10 years. You taper off of xanax onto valium and then cut in slow increments. So far so good. ... am so looking forward to being off of xanax (and valium ). Take care and keep the faith. Donna...
    ... I am, but is there anyone that did it without the valium ? I am already passed the "dangerous point" I hope...
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  25. Tussionex use
    ... Vicodin HP). Some days I take 5. I also take benzo's - valium , about 20 mg daily, sometimes 30 mg. Edited to ... week 6, 1 a day by week 9 and then jump. As for the valium , I can't quit them anytime soon nor without my doctor...
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  26. Butalbital Dependence???
    ... Benzo for a Barb for a taper although usually they use valium or klonopin. This is all what I've read, I am no...
    ... you're right, klonopin or valium is the drug to taper with-definitely not xanax! it ... getting worse!). i then found a dr. to switch me to valium . i am now tapering from that slowly, but i am tapering...
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  27. I want to get off Paxil....need help
    ... to readjust without the drug. i'm tapering off of valium . the zaps are normal(i get them in my brain and up...
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  28. Coming off methadone w/hydro..Ugghh
    ... of w/d. I am using hydro, but wish like hell I had valium too. God maybe then I could sleep for more than 20...

  29. Please help with advice ~ want to get off meds soooooon!!
    ... benzodiazepene. 1mg. of klonopin is equal to 20mg valium ! soma is a remake of a tranquiliser from the late ... tapering off of 120mg. oxazepam, which is equal to 60mg. valium . i am tapering slowly. i went cold turkey for five...
    ... within 2 weeks! quite a few people switch over to valium and taper from there to come off the ambien. klonopin ... has a very short half-life compared to valium . i crossed over to the valium, taking a small amount ... of valium , while reducing the oxazepam at the same time. every ... another switch. once i am completely crossed over to valium , i will start reducing the dosages. i researched the ... to go a week. the reason i chose to cross over to valium is because it has a very long half-life, so i don ... hours. and the half-life of klonopin is 18-50 hours( valium half-life, 36-200hrs). most people try to reduce at...
    ... am thinking of asking him to write me a script for Valium to use to help taper off of the Klonopin. I was on ... Valium before the Klonopin. Does Klonopin come in a .5 mg...
    ... need to know. .5mg of klonopin is equal to 10mg. of valium . if you break that in half, your are dropping by 5mg ... . valium equivalent, and that is a big drop. so you take anywhere ... plus soma. this is the equivalent of 10-20mg. of valium per night, not including the soma. you definitely ... Ashton Manual) before you go to your dr. and ask for valium . a little self-knowledge will go a long way to getting ... prepared and explain to your dr. why you think the valium taper would be best. since valium has a much longer...
    ... Strong stuff. I had no idea it was stronger than valium by far. I thought that klonopin was a drug they gave...
    ... help me to know what to say to the PM doctor about Valium this Tuesday. I am wondering what he was thinking ... about 2 years. I started with 0.25 Xanax prn and then Valium 10 mg 1/2 to 1 tablet nightly at night. The doctor...
    ... according to how you feel. if your dr. agrees to the valium taper, and offers you other meds to take along with...
    ... possible and I will talk with the PM doctor about some Valium to help with the process. I thank you and the others...
    ... in the first place. Anyway, I thought using the Valium taper with the Klonopin was a good idea, but my pharmacist ... of a pill. Would that be equal to about 2.5 mg of Valium ? That was my deduction, but please check me out. At ... point, how hard would it be to go cold off of 2.5 Valium ? Now, what about Ambien? Is that a "better" benzo...
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  30. Hydro habit - STOPPING, Please help/read/post. W/D info
    ... you use to treat the symptoms, however I found that valium and ambien, both of which were given to me by my md ... the wd symptoms and they helped tremendousely. The valium helped with restless legs and helped me sleep a lot...
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  31. Coming off of Clonazepam...OMG!!!!!
    ... each type of benzodiazepine. If you can switch to Valium , the longest half life benzodiazine, and then do a...
    ... the valium advice is really good. Especially because it's half ... Klonopin.) But 0.5mg of Klonopin is equal to 10mg of Valium , it's that potent! So coming staight of that is a ... magor drop and so the other good thing about the valium taper is that there are 2mg valium doses and so you...
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  32. Day 3 - Don't want to off myself yet!
    ... starting to tic me off! I have maxed out on the xanax and valium , so I figured I'd post and maybe that would help relax...
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  33. Day 2 Detox from Pain Meds
    ... go home after only 10 minutes. I have been taking valium 5 mg that my doctor gave me for restless legs, he...
    ... Then again.....you never know. My doctor gave me valium for this and it does work a bit, but the xanax seems...
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  34. Hydrohead......are you there?
    ... doctor, who knows my situation gave me a low dose of valium and told me to take it at bed time to help not just...
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  35. benzo update/ more other issues now
    ... family didn't live long. Dr said he could give me " valium ", I laughed, sd nope, just numb up the area and go...
    ... given that you have chosen not to taper by way of valium - and seem to be managing to reduce the dalmane. ... OR - are you tempted to take a script for valium and do the last part of the taper as well, as easily ... find it so so easy to be exact in reductions using valium . It really is so much simpler and kinder on your ... system. I would certainly use the valium ................................... but I know cos ... I have done the valium taper - and as far as I am concerned it is by far...
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  36. I really need help (long post)
    ... Professor Ashton recommends switching from xanax to valium . There are very specific taper reducing schedules ... complete the process with home detox:) Switch to Valium if you can. With any drug once you are down to 1...
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  37. benzo w/d more updates!
    ... mg dalmane and that is the equivalent of about 5 mg valium . Getting nice and low. If you feel the effects ...
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  38. very scared about ativan/please help
    ... are on Benzo's you should try to get hold of some Valium since it is longer acting and stays in your body longer...
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  39. w/d benzo update, positives!
    ... my scalp is itching like crazy. Is that from valium ?...

  40. xanax w/d update:
    ... aren't alone. I have just started crossing over to valium so no w/d yet. Just a suggestion, I read in one...
    ... The Manual states the the equivalent of 10 mg of valium is = 15 - 30 mg flurazepam (flurazepam half life ... like this? Its impossible. Can you not get hold of valium ? Wishing you the best....
    ... I know, like valium too, so that is why I only took it 3#'s this wk and...
    ... obviously I aint - then I would move hell and earth to get valium to do this taper successfully. But whatever you decide...
    ... counselor, she also sd to taper more. I can't get valium , so gonna have to deal with the 16 caps I have left...
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  41. Help tapering off ativan.
    ... no good to taper off - you need to change over to valium - explanation as per Ashton. I tapered off Ativan ... 3 mg of ativan - crossed over to an equivalence of valium of 30 mg and tapered down slowly - took me over 6...
    ... Won't switching over to valium just get me hooked on valium ? Can I just slowly lower my ativan dosage every 2...
    ... valium stays in your system much longer than ativan so its ... and down every 5 or 6 hours. Once you crossover to valium , you can taper it without such bad side effects. Hydroxyzin...
    ... at the ashton manual, I am just scared to switch to valium ...I am not quit sure what I think about it. How do...
    ... small increments from ativan - 1 mg ativen = 10 mg valium . Ideally you would be looking at coming down from ... to 8 to 7.................... right down to .5 mg. valium . Even with a pill cutter this is almost impossible ... to do with 1 mg ativan pills. Valium really is the best way to go - why not discuss it ... with your doctor? Valium comes in 10mg 5 mg and 2 mg tablets - just ideal for...
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  42. 6 Days CT from oxycontin
    ... withdrawls.. I mean I tried cloldine dident do **** even valium to help me sleep wouldent work. seriously if you can...
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  43. Dr. gave valium RX for Ashton xanax taper
    ... jealousy cat fights?? LOLOL Great news about the valium . Take it easy with the cross over? Read your Ashton...
    ... it too with finally getting my dalmane, similar to valium . What a differance! No xanax for 2 days now, and sleeping ... under control by then? From what I read dalmane and valium are very similar, good luck and YOU GO GIRL, thumbs...
    ... me. I started the crossover last night. 1 mg of valium per 0.5 mg of xanax and took the other 1 mg of my...
    ... encountered in getting other doctors to prescribe Valium for the drug bridge support taper from Xanax.....even...
    ... tapered off 0.5 mg xanax at night and am taking 10 mg of valium in it's place. I do this for a week. Then cut another ... 0.5 mg at night and take 20 mg of valium . I stopped the concerta so i would be calmer and between...
    ... slow enough! Dont talk yourself into them! I know valium is very sedating - took me ages to get used to - but...
    ... Started valium crossover on 4/6. Today 4/11, first day with no nap ... tapering Wellbutrin and Lamictal until after the xanax/ valium is out of my system and i am doing ok....
    ... 4/14 Increased valium to 20 mg at night and cut the xanax from 1.5 to 1 ... so that i won't be as nervous when i taper from the valium . I have been learning a lot about the long term ... have problems 6 months to a year after last dose of valium . It is very common. I also learned that many people...
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  44. Dr refuses to give another benzo to taper
    ... take along your Ashton and discuss your situation. Valium is the best way - its worth trying to find an understanding...

  45. xanax withdrawal, is dalmane ok vs valium
    ... tricky thing to get right. 0.5 mg xanax = 10 mgs valium = 15 - 30 mg of dalmane. I think Ashton uses valium ... there any particular reason that you cant try for valium ? Its a cheap pill to produce so your doc cant complain ... changed over from ativan (half life of 10 - 20 hours) to valium - took a few weeks to get used to it and then managed...
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  46. ambien for xanax withdrawal?
    ... if possible change to a longer acting benzo like valium - as Ashton suggests - it will make your taper so ... above. Could you find a doctor who would prescribe valium for this taper? And he/she would obviously understand ... really do know - having come off ativan by way of valium in a long slow taper over 6 months. And I can assure...
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  47. employment drug test
    ... phsyuedo from.....people abuse diazapam/alazopram... valium and xanax.....if youve got a prescription,fine...but...
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  48. What a Ride!
    ... to make it really work is some kind of benzo like valium (recommended), klonopin, librium, xanax, ativan (etc ... protocol Supplies you will need first: As many Valium , Xanax, Librium, Ativan, Klonopin as you can get your ... hands on First Day off opiates: Use enough Valium or whatever to, if possible, sleep through most of ... about 5 or 6 days. You will have to do the math. The Valium or one of its sister drugs will help tremendously ... with the anxiety and, somewhat, with the body aches. Valium will make you eat like a pig and, when withdrawing...
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  49. dr gave klonopin for xanax taper
    ... I asked my doctor to taper me with valium as per the ashton manual but he didn't go for it....
    ... am so sorry that your doctor wouldn't support the Valium bridge. I don't know why doctors are so unwilling ... Xanax is 6-20 hours Klonopin is 18-50 hours Valium is up to 200 hours You can see why Valium better...
    ... I think it was a good move on your doc.method. valium is more addictive than xanax,so he was probably thinking ... if he gave you valium ,you would be off the xanax,and addicted to the valium...
    ... None of the research I have found shows Valium is more addictive. It is equally addictive since ... any benzodiazepine, and there are several, switch to Valium for a bridge taper. Valium is the taper drug of choice ... enzodiazepines. The concern among physicians regarding Valium is not that it is more addictive. Instead, the concern ... who abuses drugs can get into greater trouble with Valium than with Xanax because Valium stays in the system ... so much longer; i.e. Xanax,6-20 hours; Valium , up to 200 hours. If a drug abuser is repeat dosing ... prescribed, an overdose can be more readily achieved with Valium than with Xanax as the Xanax leaves the system much ... rapidly. Several years ago, and for many years, Valium was more popularly prescribed and consequently abused ... physician he/she has an abuse or addiction problem, Valium will not be prescribed because of the long half life...
    ... not right! Doctors are so ill informed on benzos. Valium is no more addictive that xanax - in fact xanax is ... The best way to get off benzos is to change over to valium and taper off slowly. The long half life allows for...
    ... espectable pain clinics website (Coventry Pain Clinic) that Valium is about to be withdrawn from the UK market! Go figure...
    ... meant was your more likely to get addicted quicker on valium ,than you would klonopin. I've been on both,and the ... euphoria from the valium is much greater than the klonopin....
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  50. Dr called, want's me off in 1 wk! xanax
    ... will not have seizures and doesn't believe I need valium . What do you all think can I handle it tapering one...
    ... to help you with the bridge support transition to Valium or plan to deal with the WDs. Can you do it? Absolutely...
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  51. xanax long term user and tapering
    ... switch you from Xanax (a short half life benzo) to Valium (a long half life benzo). What is happening to you ... the approximate stage you are at now I switched to Valium .5 and split it. I took only a half each night before...
    ... advise too!! I just hope my doctor lets me start the valium , she's suppose to call me back tomorrow after she...
    ... If your doctor is reluctant about switching you to Valium then you need to refer her to the Ashton Manual where...
    ... psychiatrist on 3/23. I asked him to taper me with valium as per the Ashton Manual or send me to an addiction...
    ... Hi. My doctor put me on Klonopin instead of the valium that I requested. He didn't know about the ashton...
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  52. Need a little advice...please dont judge
    ... checking for vics I am going to look for a couple valium to get me through the anxiety attacks from wd's. I...
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  53. Just quit drinking and now TERRIBLE anxiety!!
    ... percribe a "short" dose of benzo's like librium or valium to tide you through the 1st few days. Are you going...
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  54. ? xanax withdrawal too fast?
    ... if your doctor would help you with some low stregth Valium tablets, this would definatly be of benefit to the ... taper, as Valium has a really long half life. The biggest problem...
    ... the first place. I was taking "normal doses" of valium and paxil my anxiety and vicodin for ddd. I was also...
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  55. Xanax Comedown Symptoms...info please?
    ... and switch to a longer half life benzo, preferrably Valium ---read the Ashton Manual online. It has very specific ... need medical support as well in order to switch to Valium . You need to do your homework online with the Ashton...
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  56. Disease or Benzo, How can you tell?
    ... problem, terrible bowel symptoms, i was prescribed valium and i took 5 mg sometimes 10 mg, somedays none. But ... week on the klonopin. I couldnt function switching to valium . Its innaccurate with teh 1 mg klonopin, but its the...
    ... anyone wanting to come of the benzo's. Apparently Valium has a half life twice a long as Klonpin and 0.5mg ... of Klonpin is the same strength as 10mg of Valium , although the action of Klonpin is more drawn out...
    ... manual, however i have a problem with the switch to valium . For whatever reason, it makes me cry now, i think...
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  57. Need some advice!!!
    ... minerals. Lots of water too. If you can get some valium or something close to that for the first few days...

  58. hydro to methadone
    ... helped me quite a bit. I was also able to get a few valium for the first few days, that helped too. I know...
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  59. Ambien trouble
    ... of the benzodiazepine family drugs such as xanax, valium , klonopin, librium, etc. Those are quickly addicting...
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  60. Told Doc I wanted to quit Xanax, He just cut my dose!
    ... need to be switched from xanax(short half life) to valium (long half-life); both are benzodiazepines. The longer ... the xanax results in sharp peaks between doses. The valium bridge taper will likely eliminate much of what you...
    ... and said ok, I'll stay on it; just switch me over to Valium is all. He was so happy to keep me on something, ... that case just do the discrete slow taper with the valium bridge....
    ... I told my Doc if he would use another drug, valium , etc.. He told me why substitute one drug for another...
    ... you really feel like you need a longer acting benzo( Valium ) because inbetween Xanax doses you are feeling some ... he doesn't know that) ....maybe then he'll give you Valium and then you can start a smoother taper...otherwise...
    ... and said ok, I'll stay on it; just switch me over to Valium is all. He was so happy to keep me on something, ... that case just do the discrete slow taper with the valium bridge. Hey, good for you!! Some docs don't realize...
    ... s really withdrawal. I used to know a guy who took Valium for back spasms from an injury....with no prior anxiety ... issues and only a small dose of Valium for a few months...he ended up with a year of anxiety ... and sleep problems after discontinuing the Valium ! BTW, valium is the weakest of all the benzos too...
    ... ask to see an addiction doctor who will prescribe valium and follow the Ashton manual. I really want to ... with your taper and i hope you can switch over to valium . Me too. Keep us posted....
    ... same drug that you are dependent on. Besides, the Valium is also a benzo, just like Xanax. Even when you...
    ... same drug that you are dependent on. Besides, the Valium is also a benzo, just like Xanax. Even when you ... if possible! Tapering off Xanax itself rather than Valium is ok too, just more difficult because it is more ... mg. pill because 1 mg. of Xanax is equal to 20 mgs. Valium ! And Valium comes in smaller dosages as well so the...
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  61. Klonopin(Clonazepam) Withdrawl
    ... blood pressure and script for a longer acting benzo ( valium ) and did a bridge taper as suggested in THE ASHTON ... would have asked to be switched to Klonopin instead of Valium ---from what I have read it seems to be even safer ... DETOX RECIPE by Thomas04 (2001 version ingredient-- Valium ) (2004 version switched to Klonopin)......
    ... that is the reason Thomas changed the recipe from Valium to Klonopin. REMOVED...
    ... seisure like you say. But I think it is the case the Valium has a longer half life (ABOUT DOUBLE KLONPIN.)...
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  62. Day 3 Lort/Methadone withdraw need Support, "Please"
    ... When do I start with the herbal products? I've had 1 valium and I cut it into quarters and I had a couple muscle...
    ... least somewhat better physically. I have heard that valium definitely helps. Especially at night. So if you...
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  63. Klonopin addiction
    ... found out that 0.5mg of klonpin is the same as 10mg Valium , it's potent stuff. That Ashton report is great,...

  64. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... short half life benzo to a longer half life drug, like Valium , and then do a very slow taper over several months...
    ... about it she went to the ER once. They gave her a valium ! She can't have a boyfriend who is sober; a guy like...
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  65. addicted to clonazepam
    ... ditto. Nearly 35 years ago my mother abruptly stopped Valium . She was one of the rare cases where people abruptly ... years later when I CT'd from Xanax that Xanax and Valium were from the same family of drugs; i.e., benzodiazepines ... further online research fully realized that Xanax and Valium are the same drug family. So stupid not to have known...
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  66. mixing booze with benzos
    ... party after swallowing alcohol and the tranquilizer Valium , a benzodiazepine. While doctors saved her life,...
    ... believe it was a very small amount she mixed. Only 1 valium ....could only blink her eyes.... Any mixture of...
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  67. Okay, here goes....gonna try this
    ... life (and probably hers). She was also addicted to Valium for most of her life and nearly died from it. The...

  68. Is this a decent taper plan?
    ... I have two legitimate prescriptions. One is for Valium , 10mg, 120 a month. I never take the 120 in 30 days ... anywhere from 20 to 35 mg daily. I was prescribed Valium about 13 years ago and have been taking them daily ... daily in 2002. I'm thinking of holding off on the Valium w/d until I deal with the Vicodin w/d as the Vicodin ... pain. The Vicodin control me mentally more than the Valium do. Perhaps because I've been taking Valium for so ... long? I'm not sure but I can get by with 10-15 mg of Valium with no real cravings. I crave the Vicodin though ... moody. Once I'm off the Vicodin, I'll start the Valium taper as I guess I'll need the Valium to help me through ... do have legitimate pain and I am dependent on the Valium as well. I want to kick one addiction at a time. ... regarding how to address this with my doctor regarding the Valium . For example, my permanent medical history and records ... I have used the Vicodin to mask this pain (and the Valium as well). I would end this post by saying that I ... to feel again. My childhood doctor prescribes the Valium and my internist prescribes the Vicodin. Neither...
    ... her research work regarding benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium , etc.). Just type her name and the word withdrawal...
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  69. How long before depence builds on klonopin?
    ... from benzos a few years ago, i was taking 60 to 80 mg valium for a year. I had to taper off also, then felt horrible...
    ... from benzos a few years ago, i was taking 60 to 80 mg valium for a year. I had to taper off also, then felt horrible...

  70. Help getting off of Remeron
    ... It's a very potent Benzo, 0.5 is the same as 10mg Valium !...

  71. quiting vicodin right now! here goes
    ... nightmares at some point. My mother nearly died from Valium detox when I was 19. I had gone home for a 2 week...
    ... back then ...benzodiazepenes: restorill, halcion valium , ativan, klonipin, librium, xanax...all those medicines...
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  72. Questions about Benzo's: HELP PLEASE
    ... work all that well. As of yesterday I was put on valium 10mg 4x's a day (not as needed, but EVERYDAY). I...
    ... and when your doctor decides to taper you off the valium , the only kind of "addiction" withdrawals you might...
    ... understandably not coping well and the doctor placed her on Valium . A year later my father died from cancer; she remained ... on the Valium trying to cope with it all...just too much trauma ... She was placed in a psychiatric hospital because of valium addiction and given electric shock treatments. They ... seizure and nearly died, she was detoxing from the valium . It was a horrifying experience. I have never forgotten ... it. When I see others unknowingly say that Valium is not "that bad" I have flashbacks to that night ... ..I naively had NO clue it is even related to the valium family, both being benzodiazepines. I was having...
    ... my mother nearly die of a grand mall seizure from Valium withdrawal. So, for me that reality is quite stark...
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  73. Benzo withdrawal
    ... showed me the horror...Every now and then i will take a valium to get a good night sleep but when i wake up i am...
    ... detox by switching from Xanax (short half life) to Valium (long half life). My doctor seemed to virually know ... stay on something IF he would switch me from Xanax to Valium . He was befuddled, like what's the difference. I...
    ... because it was one of my I am soooo guilty from "ONE" valium nights! I should know better I must tell you I am...
    ... to barge in.........I've been taking 25 mg to 30 mg Valium for 13 years. When I got pregnant 4 years ago, I ... also take 40 mg of vicodin daily for endo). With Valium , 30 mg a day, should I taper off - I never knew it ... was that dangerous to just quit. Also, is Valium then the "light" benzo on the scale, it seems to be...
    ... lucky lady that you didn't experience WDs with the Valium , and yes, it does sound like a possible fluke. Everyone ... taper is best. When I detoxed from Xanax I did the Valium bridge taper and added Taurine which supposedly helps ... and one of the most difficult drugs to detox from. Valium likely has a more successful taper potential because ... converting to a bridge taper long acting benzo like Valium stabilizes the taper and helps with WDs. Good...
    ... realized then something was wrong. I was prescribed the Valium to get through a death in the family and my doctor ... more than I could handle at times. But I quit the Valium when I had my son. Then I went through a series of ... family deaths, and so on, and my doctor said the Valium would help me cope. I don't even think I feel anything ... with my son. One day I was counting my vicodin and valium and I said "that's it". Think about your son. I ... here and well with no health issues as a result of my Valium usage. The unfortunate side affect I am experiencing ... lately, apart from the love I have for my son. The valium and vicodin have been great in taking away the mental ... time to read and research. Since I've been on the Valium for 13 years (apart from my pregnancy), I don't know ... haven't had one day since without taking either a valium of a vicodin. It took me almost 3 years to realize ... addictions. My husband knows I take a vicodin and/or valium occasionally, but never questions it, though I get...
    ... result of the drugs. Long term useage of either drug, Valium or Vicodin, for many results in a "blunting" of feelings...
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  74. Rapid/Ultra-Rapid Detox -- Info?
    ... to a hospital and knock you out with high doses of Valium (if your lucky you go to the hospital.. most cases ... usually only a few hours) you are so hopped up on Valium and sick from opiate withdrawal you can barely walk...
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  75. Percocet Concerta and xanax taper
    ... unmotivated. Lastly, I tried a xanax taper w/o using valium from the ashton manual and it was a nightmare. I have ... on Monday to see if he will let me do a taper with valium . Coming to this board helps so much. I need support...
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