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  1. Addicted Nephew
    ... my sister told me about my Nephew's Hydrocodone and Valium use, I could help and advise her, because I know quite...

  2. Can't believe someone would steal from me!
    ... steal vet meds. This one guy used his dog's liquid valium . The poor animal had seizures, but his wife was able...

  3. How Similar is Temazepam to Diazapam
    ... forward. A pharmacist told me that the Temazepam is valium . How true is this?...
    ... class of drugs, but Temazepam is much milder than Valium . It is, however, addicting. It is generally used...
    ... class of drugs, but Temazepam is much milder than Valium . It is, however, addicting. It is generally used ... for sleep Stay away from Temazepam. Temazapam and Valium are both benzos and very addictive. T has a very short ... half life where valium has a very long half life. If you have been taken...

  4. I need your help with Hydro addiction.
    ... substituted med, and also give you some comfort meds like valium , and clonodine. 2nd reason if you dont tell him/her...

  5. I am addicted to Ativan
    ... I have been on it for years. Before that it was valium . I am epileptic and I have had a downward spiral ... off it. You can't stop cold turkey. He switched to valium (which his doctor told him was less addictive than...

  6. incorrect prescribing of a psychotropic medication to an alcoholic?
    ... be very important) to also be Rxed a sedative like valium or klonipin,it all depends on exactly what the doc...

  7. Alcohol withdrawls
    ... for alcohol detox is guarded doses of benzos like valium , etc which will help prevent seizures, stroke, or...

  8. Xanax addiction...Please help me
    ... include switching to a longer acting benzodiazepine i.e. valium , clonazepam(clonopin) and then taper those medications...

  9. The journey begins.......
    ... get super anxiety and thats when I was introduced to valium . Till that point I didnt even take advil. It made...

  10. Well i saw my doctor today. "Starting" some sort of slow "taper"
    ... Well, He gave me a prescripton of 10MG valium and told me to take two a day. I did not lie to him ... xanax refilled in 2 weeks. In which case, when my valium is gone, I should have two 90count bottles of xanax ... medications prescribed for anxiety besides xanax and valium . I'm not depressed. I get depressed at times, everybody...
    ... more refill. im not taking any xanax until all of my valium is gone. i have 40 valium, with one refill. by the ... time my valium is gone, i will have two bottles of 90 count valiums ... just refills. Also, I did great today taking the valium . I didnt get a "buzz" like xanax does, but i did not...

  11. I don't even know how to start - anyone?
    ... addiction is hard. Right now my addiction is benzos ( valium and xanax) and i still frequently take lortabs. Actually...
    ... some Valarian Root which is the vitamin version of Valium . Crawl into bed and just sleep this off. Don't give...

  12. Addicted to xanax. Want to get off. Will klonopin help?
    ... death. xanax helps me like nothing ever has, besides valium . i want to try to get switched to valium, but if not...
    ... Yes, Klonopin will help you get off of xanax (and Valium ). I got of off valium with xanax, then off of xanax...

  13. Chronic Pain/on Percocet/Preparing to detox = Questions & Help!Scared!
    ... for my aches. Valarian root is a natural form of valium if you don't want to take a benzo. I take Valium...

  14. any remedy to ease extreme hotflashes from withdrawl?
    ... some comfy light clothes and lay down. I even took a valium and the bath and it was great-- like a mini-vacation ... careful-- i wouldnt want you to faint or anything. valium was nothing to me, it was only 5mg. Or maybe a muscle...

  15. Oxycodone tapering question..am I in the right place?
    ... minutes before my scheduled time. My doc gave me valium to help with the anxiety aspect but it didn't seem...

  16. whats the best drugs to help with opiate withdrawals
    ... that I needed it everyday. I have Xanax, Klonopin, Valium , Ativan, Temazepam, Soma, Flexeril, Seroquel and Lunesta...
    ... experience, I would steer clear of the tranquilizers like Valium and Xanax and such. Coming off Norco will seem like...
    ... t keep it a secret. I would stay clear of the Valium family, "hells kitchen" clear of those little nasty...

  17. Sleep
    ... Hi Winnie, I know how you feel. I have to take a valium and trazadone to get even some sort of sleep. I am...

  18. Coming off Marijuana is killing me right now
    ... it makes sense. Kind of like benzodiazepines (like valium ) slow the firing of your brain, I think MJ does too...

  19. Fentanyl, Vicoden, and now Effexor?
    ... it was cold turkey in a rehab yet they did give me valium back in 1984 to help with the withdrawals. Well...

  20. I'm from the Pain Management Board
    ... g8tr, I actually sleep pretty well because dr rx'd me valium and trazadone to take at bedtime. I did talk to my ... its for energy, and for sleep so I dont have to take valium . I dont want another habit!!! On a positive note,...
    ... the fluids and take a good multivitamin. Also, the valium and trazadone can both knock you out, so some of your ... them. Try to get to where you can do without the valium . The side effects of the trazadone will lessen once...
    ... Dear Mudbone, the valium should only last 4 - 6 hours so it should not make...
    ... stuff recomended from the health store. I want off the valium , but as of now I need it to sleep. Last nite was tough...

  21. Totally off oxycontin - how long does headaches/leg cramps last?
    ... headaches. For my restless leg and muscle spasm I have valium if needed, but am biting bullet cause dont want no...

  22. Reach Are You There???
    ... depression is really bad today. Yesterday I took a Valium and it really didn't help. I felt like a zombie all...

  23. Success Story to Encourage all you brave people!
    ... about 3 50mg tabs 4 or 5 x's a day, and used xanax or valium when I felt like I was going to jump out of my skin...

  24. Can't take it anymore
    ... attacks all day,and just feel lousy.I have alot of extra valium and ativan,does anyone know if taking those will help...

  25. man, what did i do?please read
    ... that....i have my immodium and xanax and a couple valium , man i hope the w/d's aren;t bad, i have 2 little...
    ... I do not warn you about counting on the Xanax and Valium .... if you are depending on them to get through the...

  26. Not sure what my script says..... Please Help!!
    ... I am now tapering off two other drugs (xanax and valium ) and this is proving very hard. Take care of yourself...

  27. Addiction Help
    ... some excellent info. on Benzo's (xanax, Klonopin, Valium , Ativan, Restoril, Librium, Halicon and Tranzene)...

  28. MS Contin
    ... pounding,panic attack like symptoms.I have ativan,and valium but they don't help.Now I am so afraid to go to sleep...

  29. New & need help - Percocet addiction
    ... Requip for RLS, Toprol XL for my blood pressure, 5mg valium (supposed to be 2x a day but I only take 2.5 mg at...

  30. Methadone Detox..please Help...help..please!!!!!!!!
    ... but there is no WD from them. I was prescribed Valium as well becasue in the end I just could not control...

  31. Xanax for detox of OC's and Hydrocodone????
    ... vomiting. I remembered that I had a prescription for valium (same "family" of drugs as xanax) and refilled it...

  32. how do yo get your energy when withdrawing? you all make it soind easy
    ... help. doing it all by myself. my Doc gave me my 90 Valium 10mg and they were gone in a week. he also gave me...

  33. opiate recovery and surgery
    ... didn't ask what. I believe that he was reffering to valium . Is that normal?...
    ... begraced Valium IS an anti-anxiety med. It is a tranquilizer, a ... medical doctor or the dentist who will prescibe the Valium ? Is he prescribing it for anxiety? It is not a painkiller...

  34. Why cant some of us NEVEr drink? am I the only one?
    ... day For a while i tried to control it by taking valium while i was taking booze to calm he down from drinking...

  35. Trying to help my 24 year old..advice needed!!
    ... seeing a PM Dr. for the past 6 months, has been given valium but is abusing the valium and continues to take oxycotton...
    ... to the PM Dr. to get off Oxy. Now he is taking the valium and OXY. HE wants to get off ALL Meds. He went last...
    ... involved in this.. particularly because of the benzo ( valium and Xanax are both clasified as benzos). A doctor...

  36. tramadol and benzos
    ... of tramadol for about a yr and started using some valium about 4-5 months ago about 40-50mgs 4 or 5 times a ... daily yet high dose use. Could I be addicted to the valium and struggling bcause I stopped trammies ann v's at...

  37. How do you do it?
    ... aussie equivalent); and am now trying to wean off valium and xanax. These are drugs to calm nerves and stop...

  38. getting off valium & Xanax
    ... to reprogram after being on benzos like Xanax and valium for long periods of time. Yes, Tessa, I did a ... once! I am 50-50 about which to come off first. The valium is longer acting, Xanax is only really effective ... Manual, which is easily found online, says to use valium to come off of Xanax. Dr Ashton, who is a world authority...
    ... try to take my 1mg tablet at about 8.30pm and 5mg of valium at the same time. I will get into bed and hopefully ... some side effects ok. I will continue to take the valium until the xanax is cut out. Then I will work on the ... valium and then the anti-depressant. slowly, slowly, one...
    ... cooked us all a nice dinner. I took the xanax and valium at about 6.00pm - my kids were fighting and carrying ... pills. (very proud) Well - I have taken the am valium and xanax at 8am and hopefully this will get me through...
    ... first since its half life is short. I would keep the valium where it is, in fact it maybe wise to increase the ... valium to compensate for the xanax and just cut out the xanax ... together then go 10% every week. But either way, the valium can act like a buffer since it can stay in your body ... on without the drugs. I tapered off xanax without valium and it was hell. Slow is the key. I wouldn't judge...
    ... through them. I started out by taking a whole lot of valium from many different doctors in the 70’s. I recently ... for being labelled – but anyway - I used to take valium for the attacks, my attacks happen frequently in public...
    ... the rush?) when I got down to .5mg I switched to valium . Take your time if you have the disciplline to do...

  39. Quiting c/t right now!!!Advice???
    ... another 10 days. I eventually had to have some valium because I could not control by body's movements and...

  40. I am sad that I am back on pain meds!
    ... I need. Also, I have developed a dependence on valium and xanax. These I want to get rid of as well. They...
    ... COLOR="Red"]Also, I have developed a dependence on valium and xanax. These I want to get rid of as well. They ... share her experience about detoxing from the xanax and valium . One last thing here... This is a message of...
    ... inspiration that i have needed. I want to get off the valium and Xanax for good - desperately. My search to...

  41. Klonopin w/d--HELP PLEASE
    ... until I could talk to my MD and he started me on a Valium taper. That lasted for 3 days and the withdrawal ... on Monday, and I still feel horrible. My last 5 mg Valium was Sunday morning. I am feeling increadibly sick...
    ... anxiety (that for years was taken care of nicely by the Valium , Xanax, or Klonopin)? I keep telling myself that...
    ... the UK who is actually the one to come up with the valium taper in the 1980's that they are finally using here...

  42. Valerian Root
    ... anything natural that can help me while I am coming off valium & xanax. Thanks for the advice, tessa...
    ... doctor reccomended it to me. Magnesium is natures valium . You should not take this at the same time as calcium ... which are supposed to be as effective as xanax and valium and its just made from milk. no addiction. I came ... off xanax about 2 years ago, now I am working off valium and an A/D I use these to aid in my discomfort and...
    ... intelligence on how you use it. I am now on 2mg a day of valium and working off it, my doctor said it would be ok ... still I am waiting a bit to get down to just 1mg of valium . Too much valarian and benzos will be too sedating...

  43. hi guys i really need yr advice
    ... site. I am 32 years old and have had a raging benzo ( valium ) and codeine habit for the last 10 years. Just finished ... to deal with. At my greediest i was taking 50 5mg valium tabs and 20 panedene fortes in a 24 hour period. ...

  44. Well I blew it!!!Now Im back
    ... weaning myself down. Now I have to do the same with Valium and Xanax. These two are taking a hold of me and...

  45. Ambien Withdrawal??
    ... not anticipate, I would not choose Ambien. I had valium , vicoden's, soma and many other meds to choose from...

  46. Non narcotic prescription pain meds
    ... I also have major trouble sleeping and take a 2mg valium at night for spams, it works to some point but I usually...

  47. Can anyone help me ... I wanna stop drinking
    ... hospital to detox for about three days. They put me on valium and clonodine. I did not go into DTs. While I...

  48. Just Read The Klonopin/Headache Thread and Am SCARED
    ... this depends on the "half-life" of the drug, I know valium has a longer "half-life" than Klonopin, it stays in...

  49. Encouraging Words (I hope!)
    ... myself up the beginning of the year. I used codeine and valium for 12 years as maintenance withdrawal for my heroine...

  50. Question re: taper schedule for evening Benzo Dosage
    ... it manageable. 4mgs of Lorazepam equals 40 mgs of valium (diazapam). You must take is slow and easy. I...

  51. Clonazepam Another Question
    ... properties than the more widely prescribed benzos ( valium , xanax, klonopin.etc) I try and only take the Librium...

  52. pills for alcoholics?
    ... unlike some of the other benzos, such as Xanax and Valium , which are likely to become addictive within just...

  53. Any recovered (injecting) heroin addicts here?
    ... altering drugs.The beginning of this year I weaned off of valium and C/T a 10 year codeine habit. Now I m in for the...

  54. Question??? About upset tummy after going off opiates??
    ... a couple of other 'theories' you may consider: 1. Valium -Girl, when I take valium, it gives me diahreah something ... and Ativan, although benzos, don't do it to me, just valium . 2. Could it be nerves? or anxiety? I've been kinda...
    ... pain it only makes it worse. I have not taken any valium for a while. My sponsor told me not to do that unless...

  55. Is it the Endone/Oxycontin?
    ... pain killers are for my neck and back- I also take valium 15mg at night and a stilnox (ambien 5mg) at bedtime ... managed to reduced the Ambien by half and drop 5mg Valium . With all this I seemed to to be functioning OK...
    ... prescribes all your meds. The pain meds, the Ambien, and Valium ....

  56. Detox / RLS??
    ... that u can take to help with it. What about that valium you have? You should take a bit of that at night...
    ... getting some sleep. I don't really want to take the valium or the clonazepam. I find that they totally de-motivate...

  57. Still lurking
    ... everyday. I'm still wanting to quit the booze and valium . I had a really good talk to my husband the other...

  58. Pill popping frenzy
    ... are Opiates and Benzo's. Percocet, OxyContin, Xanax, Valium . anything in that type of catagory, i'm on it, DAILY...
    ... you'll need to quit opiates first than the benzos valium xanax etc...im serious, you can have seizures from...

  59. Hi, my story, coming out of lurkdom
    ...
    ... after a break, with a taper off the benzo9for you, Valium ). We need a partner to guard and dole out the meds...

  60. alcoholism questions. I need help
    ... pretty easy to do. I was then given low low dose of valium and I have been on wellbutrin. It was easy to quit...

  61. To all my friends who reached to me inmy time of need...
    ... to take the anti nausea stuff one time today and no Valium . I want to tell you all how much you mean to me...

  62. Help!! I am still so sick! No Methadone since Sunday Night!
    ... best to ony try to take the anti nausea stuff and a valium so I was not so jerky and tensed up. I did that at...
    ... a feeling. I can't believe you were able to put valium under your tongue! That's some nasty stuff! blahph...
    ... totally doable. I still have creepy skin that the Valium helps, but those can be broken down into the smallest...

  63. A few questions
    ... the low heart rate? Also, I took 12.5mgs of the valium . So that was a 2.5 reduction. I think. I'm alittle ... m. After taking the 10mgs of celexa and taking the valium , I feel high. This isn't what i want. So my question ... is, should I cut back more on the valium , since i'm taking the celexa? I also have valerian ... I can't take valerian at this point because of the valium , but when i do get down to a very low dose, could ... not having any alcohol w/d's as long as i take the valium . I still crave it, but i'm not shaking nor is my hands...
    ... can find a location near me, please post it. The valium gave me a high and I ended up having 3 beers.:( I...

  64. Back from Pm Doc...this is what he said...
    ... Phenegran(Promethazine 25 mg's) for nausea and then Valium 10 mg's enough for a week 1 every 8 hours if I need...
    ... worse w/d's than you already do....especially with valium ... Girl, I don't wanna sound like a mother hen ... but I wish you could have gotten librium instead of valium ....It's MUCH less addictive and mind altering....and ... gave you the strongest val.... Just a warning..... Valium is even more addictive than hydro, meth,....it's one...
    ... Hey Shay, Yeah I know about the Valium . I don't like the idea, and I don't have to take...
    ... sure that you've already thought about breaking your valium down into halves or quarters? From my research...
    ... and I had taken the nausea stuff but waited on the Valium because I had to drive there. Only a 1/2 mile but...

  65. Alcoholics....can you tell me?
    ... they will most likely give him Ativan (similar to Valium ) to help with the nervousness and insomnia. My dad...

  66. I am still here hanging on this roller coster ride!
    ... me the much needed anti nausea meds and also some valium because the muscle spasms were so bad. I had already ... can't leave or something. Took some Phenagren and a Valium and slept for about 1 1/2 hours and then had a light...

  67. I think I have a problem with Valium, possibly alcohol.
    ... about the fact that you think you might be reliant on valium ? Valium is the most addictive (I think) benzo in ... because of it. However, ativan and xanax still is. But valium is the big whopper and addiction occurs extremely ... taking ativan or drinking is "upping" your dose of valium . If you were to not drink AND not take your valium ... ...you'd notice you didn't take the valium when you forgot. The alcohol is acting like a valium...
    ... And its stressing me out. Hello, I have taken valium for 10 years. 10mg little blue pills, about 3-4 daily ... next supply. THE SECOND DAY into my days without valium , I has a massive seizure while holding my 3 year old ... never had seizures or problems like that. Anyhow, VALIUM AND OTHER PHSYCH MEDS ARE THE DEDLIEST, SCARIEST, ... Trust me, I know the feeling of " I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT VALIUM " feeling. Beleive me. IT GOES AWAY, it takes about...
    ... And its stressing me out. Hello, I have taken valium for 10 years. 10mg little blue pills, about 3-4 daily ... next supply. THE SECOND DAY into my days without valium , I has a massive seizure while holding my 3 year old ... never had seizures or problems like that. Anyhow, VALIUM AND OTHER PHSYCH MEDS ARE THE DEDLIEST, SCARIEST, ... Trust me, I know the feeling of " I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT VALIUM " feeling. Beleive me. IT GOES AWAY, it takes about...

  68. Medical Negligence?? is detox the best option?
    ... and now to manage pain is taking 750 mg vicodens, Valium , and Fentanyl. He is extremly depressed and just not...

  69. At my wits end!
    ... Ok, I posted earlier about the alcohol and valium addiction. I feel like i'm going insane. I have to ... choose valium or alcohol right now. I can't quit both at the same ... My husband has beer in the fridge and I have some valium , but not many. Which will be the easiest to come off ... of? The alcohol or the valium ? I just can't keep on going like this. I would ... then i turn around and think it's easier to use the valium and not drink. I'm so lost. My husband will tell me...
    ... Hello tabby: Valium is used to detox from alcoholism, but alcohol is not ... I'm wrong). Dump the alcohol and taper off the valium . Talk to your doctor about a safe taper program. I ... read stories where it takes a year to get off of the valium , so patience is a must. I've taken valium before...
    ... to w/d from........you must be detoxed....period. Valium will not leave your body as quickly as alcohol, therefore ... also die without it. If you're gonna drink and do the valium or if you detox you also need to eat tons! Lots of...

  70. Addicted to Ativan...Help!
    ... kathryn, i've been taking valium for the last 4 years. Not only do I take valium, I ... also drink. I took the valium for anxiety to start with and now i'm just having...
    ... reduce your symptoms. Some people cross over to Valium and then taper off. I tapered off directly from Ativan ... do it VERY slowly. 3mgs of Ativan equals 30 mg of Valium ....Take your time... The slower and longer your taper...
    ... anything in the "pam" family was "good"....in the valium , xanax, ativan calibur of some sort. In other words ... pam". So you have temazapm, and lorazapam (ativan). Valium is called diazapm, klonapin is a "pam" too...can't...
    ... Dr's will switch you over to a comparable dose of Valium (slowly) and then taper you off of that. Valium has...

  71. valium,alcohol,or both?
    ... First of all, I've been taking valium for 4 years, 30mgs a day. I also have been drinking ... off the alcohol and had been only taking 1/4 of a valium for the last week. My question is that my arms, ... brain feels really weird, is this withdrawals from the valium , alcohol, or both? I feel very tired. I look very ... became agoraphobic. I know i should taper off the valium slower, but i'm just sick of being dependant on valium...
    ... Hey Tabbers... never been on valium so no help there... how much are you drinkin per day...
    ... Hi Tabby, Alochol and valium (or any benzo) are essentially the same. Valium is ... body can go into cardiac arrest and/or seizures. Both valium and alcohol leave the body extremely fast, that is...
    ... husband that because when i drank i didn't need the valium . I started out taking the valium because i had ... even though i was drinking before I ever started the valium , i never drank regularly. I am currently taking ... spiraled downwards ever since I started taking the valium . I know that benzos have helped alot of people, but...
    ... lastnight. This morning however, I took 1/2 of a valium . I did alot of thinking about which i should choose ... first and i think i'll stick with the valium for now. I have a 9 year old daughter and sometimes ... drinking. My husband agrees. He's at work everyday, so valium it will be. I am going to the doctor tomorrow. ... I'll take the valium as needed until i feel ok, then i'll use Ashton aproach...
    ... to applaud you for thinking and wanting to get off valium and booze. These are wonderful thoughts. I think...
    ... Hi Shay, I caved in and took 10mgs of valium and i feel alot better. I'll be going to the Dr. tomorrow ... to get a refill for the valium . I can't tell him that I drink because he will take ... the valium and suggest rehab. Not suppose to drink on the benzos...
    ... drop as much as you have. I have been on just 2mg of valium daily for 2 years and I go through withdrawals. They...
    ... to Dr. I told him that i wanted to come off of the valium , but I never mentioned alcohol. He told me that he ... coming off medication. He wrote me a script for the valium and a script for celexa. I've took just about every...
    ... your doc never had experience with someone coming off valium ...is he/she young?I had a really young doctor ask...
    ... was the only Dr. that i knew that would give me the valium . I call him a legal drug dealer all the time to my ... like I saying goodbye to old friends, alcohol and valium . That might not make sense to alot you, but it actually ... hurt. I know that alcohol and the valium are my worst enemies but it didn't change how I felt ... know this because i've done it over and over. The valium , i'm lost. I have 10mg pills and I don't how to make...
    ... odd at first, but it gets good real quick. The valium w/d's you can basically count on the same kinda w...
    ... morning I've took the celexa and haven't took any valium yet. I'll wait until I really need them then take...

  72. Ativan addiction - withdrawal symptoms
    ... ativan is not that small a dose - 1mg ativan = 10mg valium , and would need to be tapered VERY slowly. Don't let...
    ... come off them you should cross over to the equivalent valium (diazepam) and then do a very slow taper. 1mg Ativan ... = 10mg valium . Can I ask you if you are in the U.K. ?...

  73. A Good Thing
    ... first time (August 2006), I allowed myself to take Valium , sleep-aids and other narcotics because I felt that ... liberal pill-popper for years. NyQuil, Tylenol 3's, Valium , Xanax, whatever... I've realized that the act of ... done by Monday. I have not taken a pill since. No Valium no sleep-aids, nothing at all. I took melatonin for...

  74. Who out there has quit on their own ct ?
    ... a prescription for that. If you have any Xanax or Valium around that can help sooth the nerves, anxiousness...

  75. Angry Today
    ... of the last of the last of my broken and busted up valium that I have been squirreling away for a couple of...