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  1. Reach
    ... esentments stirring. I finally took the last of my 1/4 of a valium after weeks of waiting, it hit me physically like...

  2. Fifth day detoxing of Methadone and yesturday was the worst!
    ... body can tolerate. One drug type at a time. The valium will need to be a long, slow taper or the risk of...
    ... made a mistake about the Xanax, it is oxycotton and valium from the Pain Management doctor. He is abusing both...
    ... Regardless if it's Valium or Xanex, they are both Benzos, and what reach is...
    ... he should withdraw from the vicodin and then the valium . THey are totally different drugs and I had a seizure ... The vicodin first - keep letting him take the valium . It will help him get off the vicodin. I would suggest...
    ... Chrissy One of the threads that yo started "getting off valium and xanax" is in there..it will have your screen name...

  3. I'm back...
    ... Well, like many of us, I relapsed... it began with Valium (to help me sleep), and a couple of Tylenol 3's here...
    ... my bodies natural sleep mechanisms. I began to use Valium as a tool to help fall asleep, but of course benzos...

  4. help me to detox please
    ... taken off my leg i got addicted to morphine, percocet, valium , seconal and booze. This is my 4 th try at getting...

  5. Results of combining xanax taper and this board...
    ... attacks when I am in public, that's why I started taking valium . I had one yesterday and had to remove myself from...

  6. completely lost
    ... want to stop, I've quit cold turkey (using clonodine, valium & remeron) so many times I really can't remember how...

  7. sick&tired
    ... the lack of sleep and my nerves were shot, so the valium helped with that. Also took lots of hot baths because...
    ... them you are sick with the flu. A benzo is like valium or xanax, but if you get your hands on some of those...
    ... To km I went and got some immodium and a couple valium . I broke the valium in half and took some immodium...
    ... believe how much it helps. Second, don't take that valium for longer than 5 days. It will help you rest and...
    ... taking 3 immodium. I am considering taking hlf of a valium . OMG when will it stop the cramps the chills and body...

  8. I'm FINALLY going to post after lurking for so long...
    ... one woman had abused all sorts of drugs.....Vicodin, Valium , Benzos, Xanax, etc. for 25 years!!!!!! She had been...

  9. happy girl again...
    ... ...I have to lay down....I think I need to take a valium or something and just relax and pray my back pain...

  10. need advice
    ... disorder and was drinking about 4 beers aday and taking 4 valium or colonipin a day the pills were a low dose I think ... perscribed tranzene(the drug she asked for) Its in the valium colonipin family.the dose is 7.5mg.should Ilet her...

  11. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... from it, but have no intentions of switching over to Valium . Just my personal deal to come off of what I am on...

  12. Same xanax taper... thread # 2
    ... from the vitamin isle. It works just as well as a Valium , and it won't give me any withdrawal symptoms. Like...

  13. 15 days opiate free...emotion and pain.
    ... ainkillers etc out of my body. (I am still on a low dose of Valium and am staying there for a while before I attempt...

  14. Alcohol Question
    ... during work to counter the sedative effect of the valium . Now last week after every weekday i stopped off at...
    ... it can lead to general addiction, especially to the Valium , which you're likely to want to take more of over...

  15. Any recovered drug addicts here?
    ... taking more than 100 pills a day mostly percocet and valium , but also cocaine tussinex and hycodan. I was admitted ... withdraw. they were giving me liquid dilludid and liquid valium to bring me off of the many other drugs i was taking...

  16. Lunesta and Valium issue
    ... Norco 9 days ago. I am currently taking a 5mg dose of Valium (tapered down from 20mg) during the day, and I have ... oversedation or worse if you are taking too many benzos ( valium ) or sleep aids together, but I don't think that is...
    ... had a rhizotomy too. heh. I decided to take the Valium on as as needed basis, rather than nightly. I am going...

  17. And the Xanax taper drags on... and on... and on
    ... change it to grape juice. During the 80's, my 80 mg Valium per day habit took 7 months W/D I did C/T. I was a...

  18. 6 Days Opiate Free
    ... hardest thing I've ever done. Looming ahead is the Valium taper... I am anxious about it, but know it must be...
    ... your anxiousness about starting the withdrawal from valium . Our stories are similar in that I withdrew first ... at all here: Try hard to stop thinking about the Valium taper and it 'looming' over you. There is so much ... completely bonkers. I think that, as for me, the valium is going to work to help you through this stage. ... then might be the time to start to think about the valium taper. No races here, Friend. Smiles. Try to...
    ... stabilization. In fact he advised to stay on the Valium through this. Yesterday I reached a point of...

  19. Scared
    ... and my taper was hell. And I still have to finish a Valium taper. But I'm alive. And I feel proud that I didnt...
    ... Ultram (which I have read is addictive as well) and valium . After reading up on Ultram I shredded the prescription ... to trade one addiction for another. I did keep the valium hoping it would help with the wd's. I have it and...

  20. diazepam (valium) withdrawl - will I have it??
    ... is the lowest dosage I could be on with diazepam ( valium ). It was like taking nothing. well not much anyway...
    ... xanax is pretty high, I think it's different with Valium . They are both benzos, but dosages are different....

  21. Starting suboxone tomorrow
    ... The paperwork said that if you mix sub with xanax, valium or benadryl it can cause death!!! But that's weird...
    ... which is why I haven't taken any today. I think it's valium that can be deadly, not xanax, but it's still scary...
    ... actually prescribing a benzodiazopine, like xanax, valium , etc? Mine would never, ever do that. He did give...

  22. Help!! To C/T or continue taper.
    ... it has been that bad... I was on Morphine, Kadian, Valium and a host of other drugs... My taper has been a month...

  23. Tapering and still withdrawal symptoms?
    ... plan. I am down to three 5mg Norco a day and one 5mg valium . When I started the taper I was taking 60mg of Kadian ... , 30mg of Norco and 15mg of Valium a day. In 10 days, I will be off the Norco completely ... , and then will taper the last of the valium . So I've made some progress. My doc told me that...

  24. How bad is it to take Ambien during opiate W/Ds?
    ... tea based on the flowers used to make something like valium . It is a brilliant red tea - not sure what it is...

  25. Opaite Withdrawl will NOT go away!
    ... Sleeping pills, benzodiazepines like Ativan and Valium , muscle relaxants like carisoprodol (Soma), etc.;...

  26. I'm still here and still off hydros.....
    ... of horrible anxiety, but if you have any xanax or valium it will take the edge off enough to function. Then...

  27. Some encouragement for those detoxing....
    ... had never felt anything that bad before. I took 5mg valium a few times a day to take the edge off, but I think...

  28. Next Tuesday will be 3 months off Xanax! YAHOOO!
    ... many opinions. Some people taper with the aid of Valium (if you can get a doc to give it to you); others go...
    ... many opinions. Some people taper with the aid of Valium (if you can get a doc to give it to you); others go...

  29. how much longer am i going to feel this awful
    ... bit off the 1/4 tab every few days. Benzo (Xanax, Valium , Ativan, etc....) withdrawals often get worse after...

  30. Weaning off of clonazepam....
    ... There is also a large following of the "switch to Valium " method... please do a search to find the Professor ... the taper, and after. I did not do a switch to Valium & wonder if that might have made things easier. But...
    ... manual and printed it out.My doc. refused you give me valium and to use a compounding pharmacy to get the lowest...
    ... There is also a large following of the "switch to Valium " method... please do a search to find the Professor ... the taper, and after. I did not do a switch to Valium & wonder if that might have made things easier. But...

  31. I'm scared.
    ... wreck and right now. I just took a oxepan generic valium . So hopefully it will calm my nerves. I reread...

  32. VICODIN Detox ..MUST READ
    ... will make you drowsy beyond belief. It is in the valium family and I can't say I don't see why. I only used...

  33. Addicted to Xanax
    ... benzodiazepines, including popular drugs such as Xanax, Valium and Ativan, are very effective because they target ... extremely hazardous. Withdrawal from Xanax (aprozalam), Valium (diazepam) and Ativan (lorazepam) is considered more...

  34. am gona get off the codeine.will you help me?
    ... from the w/d of the opiates and might need to take Valium when the suboxone treatment is over. So please forgive ... seeing that I have also had a 8 year dependency with Valium in my past, Valium is far worse to W/D from than opiates...
    ... it gets better. My ex used to tell me to take a valium a lot of times, dosn't mean that you should listen ... feet. I am feeling really anxious and I wish I had a valium right now because I now I shouldn't feel like this...

  35. sleep needed, any help?
    ... the dr. again on monday, and he wants to get some valium , or zanax now (off the street of course), but i am...
    ... can also be dangerous. people get addicted to both valium and zanax so try and discourage him from taking those...

  36. 14 Days No Ultram!!!!
    ... deal with it from there? I have plent of xanax or valium to knock me out for a couple of days but being in...

  37. Taper plans??
    ... success, and building up a tolerance to opiates and Valium , my doctor and I decided it was worth a try to stop ... hoping it improves!!!! I was taking 5 mg 3x a day of Valium , and am now down to 5mg once a day. I've just recently ... has told me that I can try and taper the remaning Valium myself, or simply wait until the scheduled date (Mar ... Also, I'm unsure how to get off of the last 5 mg of Valium . Do I do it 1 mg at a time?? Should I wait until ... anyone offer advice about tapering off the last of the Valium or trying to start a slight opiate withdrawal? The...
    ... same way. You have done well coming down on the Valium . You are accomplishing a hard task! If the plan...
    ... depression and anxiety since adolescence... The initial Valium taper had me in emotional overdrive. I think my biggest...
    ... into the taper. I would not advise you to stop the valium completely before your trip if your doctor does not...

  38. lurking no more,,please read
    ... detox protocol listed on the main page along with Valium and xanax , to ease the wd's . i will be posting my...
    ... happened for me. I am sure you know that the Xanax and Valium are addictive. If you are already on them, I wouldn...
    ... started zoloft for that reason, as far as xanax and Valium i have not ever taken them before, i understand from ... for 10 days. the xanax is 1mg x3 timer per day,, the Valium is just a back up and is 5mg x2per day. I'm preparing...
    ... destination. Since you are going to use the Xanax and Valium for detox, I am glad that you also included a plan...
    ... much more quickly. as far as sleep, i have taken some Valium to sleep , but only 5mg and not every day. the hot...

  39. dothipin
    ... been assauled i wont go into details but i was put on valium then so i found if i went to the docs they put everything ... bit scared as i went through a bad time coming of valium i was of them for two years but i went to the doctor...
    ... Xanax is a benzo.... shorter-acting than valium . They are like cousin drugs.Actually, there is a ... in England who actually developed a progarm to use valium to come off xanax. But I don't think I will switch...
    ... the same i have had lots of different onesi came of valium once before the withdrawells were bad but i managed...
    ... taper off the benzo. You said you had once come off valium . I had also once come off Xanax but it was a long...
    ... doctor feeling unwell he said just up the doze of valium by then i knew myself the valium were making me ill...
    ... is nowhere near as bad as coming off something like Valium , so I really wish you luck :) Take it easy!...
    ... hadnt slept from i started cutting so i had to take a valium last nigt and it helped me sleep so i feel a bit better...

  40. 16 days off opiates, 17 days off Alcohol
    ... to me in the past when going without for to long). Valium , Quinine and liquid immodium AD. Valium for sleep...

  41. Have questions please help!
    ... the surgery when I come home he would put her in a valium induced coma (at home). So tonight I get a call that...

  42. End of DAY 4
    ... have anything to make yourself sleep tonight, like valium or xanax or ambian? I know how u feel, but it will...

  43. Medication dependent and coming off, help!
    ... for pain relief. My old doctor had me on 5mg of Valium 3x a day for a year and a half- So far that is the ... (I have 3 more days to go) I'm to stop taking the Valium completely. I will see the doc this Monday, the day ... meds. I am already experiencing w/d from just the valium - very irritable, anxious, sleepless, restless, jittery...

  44. Xanax tapering
    ... wants me to do this and not introduce something like valium to help with the taper. I have 3 small children 8 ... My humble opinion would be to let me transfer to valium and then hopefully not be addicted to them and be...
    ... drug. There is a lot of research that suggests valium as the way to go. I guess in the end we just each...
    ... better done at home. I've also heard the same thing, Valium is the way to go I guess because of the half life...
    ... wants me to do this and not introduce something like valium to help with the taper. I have 3 small children 8 ... My humble opinion would be to let me transfer to valium and then hopefully not be addicted to them and be...
    ... a taper from xanax? my understanding is that xanax/ valium is a cousin to one another. i am sure your doctor ... xanax can be done without having to transfer to the valium . of course, i would only do this under a doctors medical...
    ... 9 weeks, at the suggestion of my doctor. (Without valium ) Definitely do a search for Professor Heather Ashton ... info on Xanax/benzo's & tapering, with or without Valium . Many people recommend using valium to taper. ...
    ... Therapist and they suggested the tapering without valium . Take 4 tabs for 4 days, then 3 tabs for 4 days...
    ... bedtime for over 10 years. I started out at 80 mg of valium a day when i started the taper and am now down to ... taken a few months, but has been relatively easy. Valium stays in your system longer so you can taper it so...

  45. Good with the bad, Literally.week off Vikes
    ... I have been off vicoden and valium for about a month now. I know all people arent alike ... Even though I was taken off of the vicoden and valium . I was put on colonazepam to help with withdraw, I ... nerve" meds. When my dad was dying, i gave into taking valium . that was in 2001. the vicoden was a way of the doctor...

  46. I need help ?
    ... will help. If you have access to soma or xanax or valium (I'm sure I'll get heat for saying this) I would also...

  47. Kicking Opiates - what's working for me after 3 1/2 years of struggle
    ... struggling with opiate withdrawl. For me, I took one valium at night before bed, 1 - 275mg Quinine Sulphate pill ... will work for everyone but it has worked for me. 1 valium , 1 quinine and liquid immodium AD. Herbal Teas, healthy ... cup of chamomile herbal tea and I slept great. No valium , no quinine in a couple nights, no loperamide (immodium...

  48. Day six... so awesome
    ... like a record for me over the past several years). Valium , Liquid Loperamide (Immodium AD) and quinine for restless ... some level but not like it has been in the past (the valium perhaps helped that). I think I have found a farily ... trying to kick opiates. At night, before bed, take 1 valium , 1 - 275mg quinine pill and 4 to 6mg of Immodium AD...
    ... Through the first couple of days did you use the valium for sleep? I am going to do this soon as we sign the...
    ... For me, I took one valium at night before bed, 1 - 275mg Quinine Sulphate pill ... will work for everyone but it has worked for me. 1 valium , 1 quinine and liquid immodium AD. Herbal Teas, healthy ... cup of chamomile herbal tea and I slept great. No valium , no quinine in a couple nights, no loperamide (immodium...

  49. Major doses of Oxycontin
    ... couple days, when the worse starts, others have used valium to help with sleep and to help sort of numb the mind...
    ... Especially if you are on very high doses of it. Valium is no good because it gives you depression. They...

  50. day 3 clean
    ... better only because I decided to take a 1/4 of a 10 mg Valium before I go to sleep. I am worried about this. At ... things. Well now I am getting concerned about the Valium . Am I about to substitute one drug for another all ... to function clear headed in the day. Do you know if Valium root is addictive? I have tried chamomile tea with...
    ... guaranteed potency" bottle. Why not try that instead of the valium ? Or use it while tapering off of the valium. If you...
    ... whistle, me too. I just re-read what I said about the Valium , you might think I am taking 8 to 10mg, now. No, the...

  51. Well, here goes nothing.
    ... had a ridiculous extremely overloaded addiction to Valium years back. You have been doing so well with your...

  52. I quit smoking and pain pills today
    ... for withdraws. Do you have anything like ativan or valium for when it gets bad. When i am going through a med...

  53. what happens if
    ... I have been taking valium for 40 years. I as my dad and his mom have familiar ... take meds for it 40 years ago my doctor put me on valium My dad and his Mom were on secondal but that was pre ... valium .I have always taken 5 mg 4 x a day and very rarely ... clonopian sp .25 mg three times a day along with the valium and I am decressing the valium and now on two a day...
    ... acting bezos like xanas or klonopin they switch to valium that has a longer life. So do your research be well...
    ... drugs and that will not do.He does want me to stop valium and go to the klonopin but I even wonder if he knows ... that .25 klonopin is a higher does then the 5 mg valium . He just has his mind set on this course of action...
    ... Loreim, I switched to Clonazepam (Klonopin) from Valium and was fine, but I wasn't taking it as long as you...
    ... be at least open to the idea of you staying on the valium once you have tried it HIS way and it may not work...

  54. Addicted to VICODIN & HATING LIFE
    ... research and I worked with my Dr. as I told him I needed Valium (helped stay sleeping thru most of the 1st 3 days ... stomach help) and Immodium. I took the max dose of Valium per day and really just slept most of the time. ...
    ... remember- you can do it! I found that taking xanax or valium or soma the first day or two and sleeping thru a lot...

  55. Going on Sub tomorrow and I am scared...
    ... taking the perks, plus my wife is taking water pills, valium , sleeping pills, and xanax. I am spending about $1 ... crossroads. I have 10 perks left and alot of sub. I have valium and sleeping pills. I want to go back on the sub but...

  56. Going on Sub tomorrow and I am scared...
    ... taking the perks, plus my wife is taking water pills, valium , sleeping pills, and xanax. I am spending about $1 ... crossroads. I have 10 perks left and alot of sub. I have valium and sleeping pills. I want to go back on the sub but...

  57. clonidine
    ... a detox program for myself I had the Dr. prescribe Valium (for Anxiety & sleep) along with Clonidine (for chills...

  58. Klonopin to withdraw from long time Valium use???
    ... benzo and benzo tapers so might be something there for valium . I'm sure someone will be along with better advice...
    ... link will work but here is my original post regarding valium withdrawal... [url]http://www.healthboards.com ... /boards/showthread.php?t=424709&highlight= valium +withdrawal[/url] Finally got in to see a psych ... depression and he prescribed Klonopin to replace the Valium . I thought he was going to help me taper [when I ... I couldn't do it]. He said immediately stop the valium and take the Klonopin instead. I took one half of ... to throw both of these meds out, try to taper the Valium myself again and just deal with the depression. ... tremendously pissed at me for going out on my own to buy Valium two years ago and said that HAS to be contributing ... for is this: Does it make any sense to replace Valium with Klonopin and then taper? Everything that I read ... says that the valium is the benzo of choice [if there is such a thing] ... to wait & see.) Anyway, based on what I've read, Valium has a longer half-life & it is often used to help...
    ... Still not sure about the switch to Klonopin from valium , but I think, regardless of diagnosis, that my goal...

  59. My father, coaine? with alcohol
    ... s taking pain pills while drinking or benzo's like valium or xanax.Cocaine is a stimulant and they way he's...
    ... like cocaine...sounds like a downer......xanax and valium will make you seem so much drunker than you are.....

  60. I have a problem and I need help..don't know where to turn..vic's are my problem
    ... doesn't do anything for me really so then i took a valium ....i feel like i've now hit rock bottom...i am completely ... ashamed of myself. i want to get rid of the valium and the 3 tramadols i have left but i just don't have...
    ... and keep trying. You can do this and if you need the valium to get through the anxiety periods, so be it. Just ... real issue which is the vikes. Short term used of valium is not going to hurt you, IMHO. You are doing a really...
    ... them and I am preparing for the rocky days. Take the valium if you have to, it will ease the anxiety during this...
    ... I am trying...I feel like I failed taking valium or whatever other pills I can find in my cupboard...
    ... head on my shoulders but nothing works....if i take valium or tylenol pm i will get sleepy....if i sleep then...
    ... But now that you know you have a problem, take a valium to stop obsessing and fiending. I've been there too...

  61. Me & my Xanax wd's are here to check in!
    ... ve heard that docs can prescribe other meds (i.e., valium ) to help with Xanax wd's if they are really bad. ...
    ... going to try and find a doc to do a crossover to the valium , after doing a rapid withdrawal and going into ct...

  62. Anyone here watch House and what do you think?
    ... addiction. I was addicted to perkodan or vicodan and valium for over 20 years. Two and a half years ago I tryed...

  63. 6 months on VIco----8 days off no sleep
    ... need to sleep...and I don't want to take ambien or valium or any other Bullcrap drug. Any help would be greatly...

  64. 9th day without methadone
    ... At first I was in a detox unit where they gave me Valium and I was fine. About 5 days later, they sent me...

  65. Old time member here... unfortunately
    ... you will have to do a slow taper off the benzos with valium . you know to follow the Ashton manual for that. ...

  66. Subatex Question
    ... w/d worse? Is it safe to take a very low dose of valium to help with sleep? I'm kind of in the same boat...

  67. Since I'm pretty new here, I'd really like to get to know everyone a bit
    ... style he led. 25 years of heroin, methodone, klonopin, valium , chloral hydrate, and some years of cocaine and pot...

  68. Tomorrow's my big day - again
    ... and not sleeping at all - and you can't take sub and valium - so the torture begins... or shall I say ends :)...
    ... couldn't take it anymore, so I can home and took a valium and Lunesta instead of the sub. However, I woke up ... to take the sub tonight, I wanted to stick with the valium at night and see how that works. I'm thinking the ... just in case I need to go into work) and only use the valium (if needed) at night. Tim, I know I should be...

  69. Going through methadone withdrawl, would like some answers?
    ... me to detox before rehab. The detox place gave me Valium to deal with the withdrawal and I felt fine. THEN ... ....I went to rehab. No Valium , no nothing. It was 90 degrees and I was walking...

  70. Tell Me About Suboxone?
    ... I have no addictions otherwise. I'm prescribed Valium for anxiety, but really don't like it. However, I...

  71. Toughtime..Are you there?
    ... minute. But now the anxiety is creeping up and I HATE valium and I just want a Norco to take the anxiety away....

  72. Me again! Wondering about dosing during my taper
    ... taper schedule to get off Xanax says to replace with Valium . I don't have Valium so I'm kind of on my own. ...

  73. OK, starting my "taper plan" for Xanax
    ... t be surprised if they switch you over to diazepam( valium ) as it has a much longer half life then xanax.There ... zodiazepine and I can't remember her name but she swears by valium as the standard for getting off benzo's.Good luck...

  74. 3 Days Clean...Sort of
    ... people have Ultracet issues, but I don't. I also have valium to help me sleep, but again, don't abuse that. I...
    ... for sharing that with me! It's so weird, I think Valium is making my Restless Leg worse! I didn't have it...
    ... I know each time I've run out-I have to take the Valium for the bad butterflies in my stomach. I'm not a ... big fan of valium . It just knocks me out. I take Provigil for energy ... butterflies are flying everywhere. So I just had to take a valium , I'm hoping it doesn't make me too tired. I didn...
    ... different things like Hydro, Darvocet, Ultracet, Alcohol, Valium , Ritalin. What's funny is I HATE the feeling on anything ... except Hydro. I've been using the Valium to help me sleep at night, but I started to get anxiety ... yesterday and had to take the Valium and again, hated the feeling. I also had to go...
    ... of the soma scripts I've had, and I actually have valium I've had for 2 or so years that I never want to take...
    ... prescribed Soma, Ritalin, Adderall (for alertness), Valium , Xanax, Ativan (couldn't find one that worked), delayed...

  75. Lortab addiction.....help ?
    ... is very stern about meds as he was once addicted to valium himself . Damned near killed him so he knows the deal...