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  1. First apt with New PM Dr was Horrible! SurgicalDisaster Please read!
    ... which he said could be treated with phytotherapy and Valium . Valium used on a short-term basics or "as needed...
    ... mentioned, before all the narcotics, I tried first valium , and than Ativan (which helped a little bit more) ... it calmed down alot. The reaosn they reccomend the valium , or ativan or xanax for that matter, is that the symptoms ... more, and you get the picture. They feel like the Valium should help break that cycle, and allow you to relax...
    ... giving us something for the muscle spasms? 5 mg of Valium isn't nothing in my book but a waste of time just...
    ... I still can't understand why they would give you Valium and Xanaxx for because that's used for basically bad...

  2. Intense sacroiliac pain-any suggestions?
    ... trial and error. It would be just as wrong t pass out valium and oycontin to everyone that says their back hurts...

  3. Could use some guidance
    ... was hurting worse he told me to take 1/2 of a 5 mg valium before bed. I live in northern vermont and I have...

  4. question for my mom
    ... who get the shots now and they both get demerol and valium before the proceedure. I dont know if that is standard...

  5. Withdrawals......oh The Humanity
    ... take care. When I was detoxing, Vistaril and valium were most helpful with the kicking. Clonidine is...

  6. Allergic to Methadone?
    ... since I had been feeling so much better, but added Valium to the mix as needed at bedtime. I have a horrible...

  7. issues with mom again
    ... xanax XR, does it work better. Is xanax better than valium . She has been on the same dose of xanax for almost...

  8. anti- epilepsy and muscle relaxers side effects
    ... intervention.) As for muscle relaxants, I have tried Valium , Skelaxin, Parafon Forte, Norflex, and Flexeril. ... Valium made me think I was floating near the ceiling while...

  9. Stop meds before colonoscopy?
    ... .they get versed(twilight) a combo of demerol and valium . My Dr. makes me go under because I wasn;t falling...

  10. When is it time to accept things?
    ... pain med thing. I told him I had to take one of my valium s just to get moving yesterday. He more or less called ... me an addict. Me of all people. My dr rx'd me the valium on Nov. 1st. There were 30 pills in my bottle. I was ... I was a wuss.:) I tried to explain to him that the valium is not to alter my mood, but to help with pain. I ... honestly like the valium because it does not change my mood, and yet (slightly...
    ... attitude. An "addict"??!! Your nominal usage of Valium makes it clear that you are not an addict. For those...
    ... ahead of my pain, but often it strikes me fast. The valium seems to help the most, but I can't figure out why...
    ... women. Keeping a head of the pain is hard.If the valium works,do you have neuropathic pain.I just started ... ativan--a benzo--- similaiar to valium .It has helped with some of my nerve pain from the...
    ... Nuffs, It's was my understanding that the valium was more like a muscle relaxer. I still have a lot...
    ... Its my understanding that benzodiaspenes like valium and ativan usually prescribed for anxiety and so forth...

  11. Hey - popping in
    ... sweating. reaction to the prednisone. he gave me a valium and percocet since the prednisone also started making...
    ... never offered a differant type. I'm currently taking valium to help relax my muscles. It did help at first, but...

  12. In pain and crabby
    ... I thought I had found a good med that was helping, valium , but it only worked the first couple times I took...

  13. Have A Huge Problem
    ... diagnostic, as well? i can't believe all you got was valium ! that would not do for me. they put me under - not...
    ... diagnostic, as well? i can't believe all you got was valium ! that would not do for me. they put me under - not...

  14. Advice anyone?
    ... stood up for myself for once!:D She also gave me valium for my pain and sleeping problems, but it seemed to...
    ... problems have surgery. I am very grateful for the valium right now. It's been the best med so far that has...

  15. soma - brand or generic? or something else altogether
    ... it. I do prefer Soma to all the others aside from valium but valium for spasm is had to justify long term....

  16. Here's my situation... new medication suggestions, PLEASE?
    ... blood pressure/fainting), so she gave me an Rx for Valium . :) I thought that was an anti-anxiety, but oh well ... guess I should ask if it's okay to take Benadryl with Valium , or if that'll like stop my heart, since they both...
    ... the exact same size.same hight and wieght.i too use valium mostly for my severe leg spasticity but have found...
    ... help you there. i hope you get relief. oh, and yes, valium is used as a muscle relaxer with great results from...
    ... Valium is an exellent muscle relaxer and you don't need much...
    ... Please let us know how the valium is working for you. My dr just rx'd me some also for ... worked and that was short lived too. I tried a valium two nights ago in the hopes that I would have a good ... felt hyper. Now that I think about it~~when I had the valium before an MRI--I felt pretty darn good and quite energetic ... pain from over-doing it.:) It's nice to have the valium help my pain, but I was really hoping it would help...
    ... Valium really is a good choice.i was originally Rxed it for...
    ... really helpful! :D BlueSteam: As for the Valium , it didn't really work for me, I'm sorry to say. ... rashes all the time, and that makes me drowsy, so the Valium kind of counter-acted that! Haha! I didn't have ... ! :) Do you mind me asking how many mgs your Valium is for? My dr. said to start out with 2mg tabs (because...
    ... Melissa765--I am taking 5mg's of the valium . My bottle says to take it three times a day, but ... I wasn't in as much pain last night thanks to the valium , but I still kept waking. My poor body isn't used...

  17. Help From Those With Experience
    ... that brings me to tears but it does help. I use the Valium for the TP's. Doc Cox prescribes Valium mainly as ... him. I am now on Fentynal 100ugh every 3 days, Valium 10mg tid, Provigil 200mg 1X daily (for Chronic Fatigue...
    ... hypnotic sleep agent such as restoril, klonopin, or valium , etc. Eric...

  18. TLIF spinal fusion MEDS....
    ... tissue hiting a nerve) I take 3X300mg neurotin, 3 5mg valium for spasms, and 5mg percocets which i take anywhere...
    ... want to pop pills every 5 minutes. I also take 5mg valium 3x a day and 300mg neurotin 3x a day, I take on average...

  19. should i ask for a refill? or wait?
    ... have been in alot of pain lately. I also have some valium does that make you sleepy. i was also taking ultram...

  20. differences between oxymorphone and hydromorphone??
    ... that lower dose only because i have to take my 5mg valium when i sleep to help keep the energy buliding in my...

  21. control of debilitating muscle spasms
    ... A small dose of valium is exellent for muscle spasms the only problem is ... like this though were your having a bad run then the valium (diazepam) might be the short term answer.Have you...
    ... more efective than any med she's ever taken including valium . Valium is fine for short periods , but tolerance ... abilty to form new memories puts a cap on the amount of valium one can take and remain effective and functional over...

  22. Need help with mother and her meds
    ... I end up asking friends for leftover pain meds and valium or Xanax. This is getting old for me, I feel so angry...

  23. Morphine Pump
    ... controlled by muscle relaxors or even medications like valium . Additionaly narcotics very rarely ever help with...

  24. Nausea
    ... changed to a couple new meds I was on hydrocodone, valium and soma. The additions are Librium and roxicodone...

  25. Seizure meds for muscle spasms
    ... Valium is exellent for muscle spasms and is used regularilly...
    ... and neck I found that skelaxin (muscle relaxer) and valium worked very well. Just can't get the doc to give me ... the valium while on the topamax because of drowsiness. I am now...
    ... Thanks for all the replies.. My husband has tried Valium and flexeral and those didn't work. He has no stomach...

  26. On 4 anti seisuze meds and still having spasms!!!
    ... short of a pumb,which is not an option.I do have valium like feelbad stated ,it helps,but I fear the addiction...

  27. What would you do?
    ... baclofen 20mgs and zanaflex 8mgs 4 times a day.5mgs valium 3 times a day, oxycontin 3 times a day and quinine...

  28. question about valium half live
    ... like to know if anyone knows what the half live of valium is and what does that mean exactly? how many half...
    ... last doe to reach terminal half life. Diazepam ( Valium ) half-life. single use- 20-100 hours, active metabolites...
    ... Hi, Kelsey - I took Valium for years as a sleeping pill and had no idea that...
    ... Hey Kelsey, Valium itself has a halflife of up to 100 hours and it's ... symptoms of severe depression weeks following trying valium , most likely the depression was already an underlying ... causing serve depression and discontinuing a meds like valium that can cause this problem along with other problems ... end within a day or two of your first dose as the valium and it's metabolites are reduced by half. I would ... addiction and there is no stead fast rule that says valium is bebnign for the first 30 days and then trouble ... It is completely possible for someone to take valium for a month and not have a problem discontinuing it...
    ... another. It also explains why when I don't take the valium for a couple of days I still am a bit out of concentration...

  29. How does pain work?
    ... I thought it was to relieve the pain, and maybe valium would make me "not care"??? Dogmom22 reminded...

  30. Question about Librium
    ... been around a long time. I found it very similar to Valium and as I remember, my doc gave it to me after surgery...
    ... for quite a few things . If you have taken Xanax or Valium or Ativan, it's not that much different other than ... not being a great muscle relaxer the way valium is. Good luck, Dave...
    ... director i figured someone would know. I am taking valium but dr cut it in half and replaced the other half...

  31. Morphine pump or Electronic pain relief?
    ... that and the rest flopped around the house. Maybe valium would work????? :) I am just kidding....hope things...
    ... Wow, you are a brave man. Maybe just a little valium in their cereal:) KIDDING! Hope you have as pain...

  32. An introduction of sorts..
    ... 8)zanaflex 4 x a day to control muscle spasms and valium at night to sleep. It sounds like you have an exceptiona...

  33. Carisprodol, soma causing depression
    ... I've taken all the muscle relaxers and aside from valium , Soma is the only drug that works on the spasms I...

  34. Nervous about Dr appt
    ... so I can take more and in the meantime he gave me valium , I believe it is about the last muscle relaxant he ... have worked thus far – and now neither does the valium except for great sleeping – which tells me I am ... having muscle spasms. He told me I could only take the valium for a month or two anyway. My next appointment...

  35. Question about hydrocodone...
    ... deal. My doc is controling the panic attacks with valium . You need to let your doc know about the panic attacks...

  36. What's doing what?!!
    ... to go to a long acting med with a long half life, Valium has a 200-300 hour half life. It's almost like a self...

  37. kolonopin vs diazapam[valium]
    ... be around 5 mg of val. 4x a day.My doc. said that valium stays in your system longer than klon. So after a...
    ... different times, now on Xanax and working great :) ) and Valium has a much longer half-life than Klonopin. I believe ... dr was correct with the conversion from Klonopin to Valium , but again Im no doctor. Help this helps....
    ... regarding benzos. As far as half life your doc is right. Valium has the longest half life of all benzos, Its active ... drugs like ativan, Xanax, Restoril or Halcion, But Valium is the big boy as far as duration. The MG conversion ... better muscle spasm control you can get by with less Valium , If your looking for anxiety control the amount of ... valium required to equate to 3mgs of Klonopin would likely ... I looked at had .5 of klonopin equal to 10 mgs of valium but 60 mgs of valium on top of any opiate would be ... patients can dose once per day or a patient needing Valium could get by dosing once every 8 days due to half...

  38. Better Muscle Relaxer
    ... Okay I have three choices. 1. Valium 2. Flexeril 3. Soma I can function on the valium...
    ... But I would rather be on Soma. If you go with the valium , the sleepyness will abate somewhat over time, and...
    ... feeling will be present with either the soma or the valium , but it will get somewhat better over time. The flexeril...

  39. How do I combat Daytime Sleepness?
    ... Nuerontin and Trazadone (for sleep) daily. I also take Valium (for tension headache) and Midrin (for migraines)...

  40. New to board - looking for any suggestions please - Thanks!!
    ... lupus etc, but no xrays, mri's). Gave me vicodin, valium . I went on like this for 4 years. Finally got...

  41. Need sleep but what really works?
    ... anti depressant and even xanax. I am currently taking valium but it doesnt seem to help with the sleep. I am on ... the maximum ( valium 10). I guess you could say I am as stomped as she...
    ... ProSom is a benzodiazepine--in the same class as Valium and Xanax. I hope you can find a great solution...

  42. Pain med question
    ... fyi, he will be using "versa" and has given me some valium to take today and tomorrow before my appt., I will...
    ... Versed" which is Midazolam. It is in the same class as Valium , a benzo, just much more potent. One of the unique...
    ... bed and get some sleep on my motrin. The pm gave me valium to help calm me for tomorrow, but I'm thinking it...

  43. Fired while on work comp-need to vent!
    ... and he is using "versa" and he did prescribe me some valium to take a couple days prior to my appt. and said I...

  44. Aranger, anyone, I have a question.
    ... get closer. Generally, they will use something like Valium or Ativan. These seem to be a little less sedating...
    ... they will sedate me to the fullest!! I did have a Valium when I had my second mri and I liked it much better...

  45. Daytime Sleepiness/Pain Control/Getting off meds (to do or not to do). . .
    ... Klonopin for sleep. Someone suggested asking for Valium (which I used to take) to use for help in tapering...
    ... Klonopin for sleep. Someone suggested asking for Valium (which I used to take) to use for help in tapering...

  46. About to get my first Epidural Injection for pain
    ... may give you a shot or call in a prescription for Valium to take before going in. Just make sure you have...
    ... Definately ask about twilight or perhaps some sort of Valium or Xanex. You may also benefit from a Lidoderm patch...

  47. conversion[shore\anyone\please
    ... pretty sure that .5 of Klonopin was equal to 5mgs of valium but wanted to be sure and I was able to varrify this ... . The thing to remeber is that Valium has a much longer half life, up to twice as long as ... a fairly simple conversion. Klonopin .5= 5mg of Valium Diazepam 5mg Chlordiazepoxide tabs 15mg Clonazepam ... No information There is no reaon to have to take Valium more than 3 times a day so doubling the bed time dose ... may be the best way to get all the effects from Valium your looking for, "sleep, spasm and anxiety.You may ... control. Unfortunately I have found tolerance to Valium and the effect on spasm can grow rapidly, where tolerance ... that effect the muscles or drugs that effect both. Valium effects both where klonopin effects specifc brain...
    ... Klonopin coverted like this. .5mg of Xanax=5mg of Valium .5mg of Xanax=.25mg of Klonopin (klonopin is twice ... as strong). .5mg of Klonopin=10mg of Valium . Yeah, that's right. 1mg of Klonopin would ... = the 20mg of Valium (4X5mg or 2X10mg). Edit to add: I've also read ... that 2mg of Klonopin=25mg of Valium . I think the pharmacist understated the value. So ... basically you multiply Klonopin's dose X 12.5 to get Valium 's equivalent. So 3mgX12.5=37.5mg of Valium (40mg...
    ... of Klonopin she in th right ballpark, 15-20 mgs of valium should replace the "Benzo" quality, whether you get ... strange, but I had profound depressive type feeling from valium and no problem at all with other benzo's. I was also ... spasm which could cause those feelings. :) Hands down valium is a better muscle relaxer, where a shorter acting ... nurse and in the early 60's they kept a bottle of Valium right next to the aspirin and coffee in the nurses...
    ... normally wouldn't. That's interesting that you said Valium was right next to their aspirin, ;). Shows ya how ... from a lot of people that a lot of Drs shy away from Valium more than they shy away from opiates. Take care...

  48. question about different mri's
    ... Hi Marksta, what they usually give you is IV valium , given in a shot right before the MRI, you have to...

  49. Difficulty Urinating?
    ... describe are common with all opiates,and many other meds. Valium is bad for me, flexerill and a few other muscle relaxers...

  50. Need Help with Meds
    ... excessive sleepiness I might try. Klonipin, Adivan, Valium , or should I stick with the Zanax. Thanks...
    ... 3mg of Xanax=1.5mg of Klonopin 3mg of Xanax=30mg of Valium Ativan might be less sedating (I found it to be ... in my personal experience). You might try Valium , it has a pretty good rep with CP patients from my...
    ... For the Benzo's, Valium probably has the best qualities for muscle spasms ... is rather short acting so its wears off quicker. Valium is prescribed more frequently after surgeries for...
    ... cyclobenzaprine sp?) and Diazapam. I don't know if that is valium ? I think it might be...I know it is a benzo... ...

  51. Whatcha think?
    ... Probably the same reason they are like that about Valium compared to Xanax or Klonopin. Valium is highly...

  52. Im stuck is there any middle?
    ... the problem lias. Now also keep in mind that I am on valium , soma and triavil (anti depressant) and also lunesta...

  53. No solid answers about pain! Need encouragement
    ... questions. I was on Fentanyl 25mcg. Percs 5mg and Valium 5 mg- and still getting little if any, pain relief...

  54. Switching from fentanyl patch to...
    ... for4 months, in addition to Percs for b/t pain and Valium for muscle spasms. I HATED the patch- couldn't sunbathe ... bit of withdrawl, but since I still have opiates and valium , it was very manageable. I see my doc in 3 weeks...

  55. My dr. fired me today......need to vent!!!
    ... on Fentanyl 25mcg, Percocet 5mg every 6 hours, and Valium 5 mg twice a day and still feeling a daily pain level ... upped my Percs to 7.5mg every 4 hours, and upped the Valium to 3 times a day. I can't say that besides some icky...

  56. have a ?--need and answer quickly
    ... can go up to oxycontin extended release and add the valium type med which makes an opiate medication stronger...
    ... there (which I found I was allergic to) and given valium to try to sleep. After leaving the hospital I was...

  57. Pain meds and alcohol?
    ... I've heard of a girl dying after taking like 1 Valium , 2 Vicodin, and then drinking a mixed drink. For...
    ... while on medication. I'm not sure, but I think it was Valium . Anyway, she ended up in a coma and was that way...

  58. Called PM can they do this?
    ... it states not to take tranquilizers like Xanax and Valium without his approval. So, if I did take it, I'd be...

  59. Autopsy/Dr. Badan and pain meds?
    ... caused a clot just as lethal. If you happen to have a valium , crush one up and add water and you will have something ... checked the full prescribing info for watsons generic Valium . It wouldn't let me cut the text out but in the first...

  60. Question about Back Spasms
    ... method to stop spasms other than a large injection of valium which usually stops spasm in it's tracks. However...
    ... alternative to things like muscle relaxers or injections of Valium (even though both 'safe' you know what I mean), for...

  61. Is anybody really itchy on Methadone?
    ... know that you should never ever take Methadone with Valium or Xanex, it has the same effect as an illicit street...
    ... Also, forgot to add that I have also been prescribed valium and ativan (similar to xanax) while on methadone and ... same doctor who is a pain management specialist. The valium and ativan (at different times of coruse) were prescribed ... long as I was taking the appropriate dosages of the valium and ativan and NOT overmedicating....

  62. MRI Today!!!
    ... times, and don't feel wierd at all today- progress!) Valium (5mg psych didn't want me to withdraw from it while...

  63. The latest
    ... on the fentanyl patch, and didn't give me any more Valium , again, leaving that up to my shrink. So, hopefully ... this too is progress. I am going to start taking 2 Valium a day instead of 3, with the increase in percocet...

  64. Natural muscle relaxer/pain management Dr.
    ... have heard that "Calms Forte" works like a natural valium . It says it is: Homeopathic Relief of Nervous Tension...
    ... My valium Rxs are usually written to take two to three times...
    ... was more than wiling to treat her with lortab and valium throughout the testing process, but once we opted ... the use for anxiety and for TMJ plus sleep problems. Valium has a bad re as far as abuse, but Valium wold be the ... benzo that would manage both muscle spasm and anxiety. Valium and most benzo's are a class 1V medication, and I ... to double up on specific meds, taking flexerill and valium or taking another muscle relaxer along with Xanax ... to help sleep, Valium is a med that will do all 3 jobs. If you aproached ... different pills for sleep, muscle spasm and anxiety, Valium does make sense if the doc is comfortable prescribing ... Valium . It last longer, your lowering the number of diffferent ... meds you need and will lkely benefit greater because valium is a much stronger muscle relaxer than flexerill and...

  65. The first step...?!
    ... and a few others who said the whole Cymbalta/Elavil/ Valium thing seemd counter productive, and he agreed. He ... now and see him in 2 wks. I assume sleep aids and valium are psychotropics, so I'm not sure what to do about...

  66. Newbi looking for support
    ... doc oks it. Bad flare up at end of month, doc adds valium 5mg. Nov 05- Present Been seeing the chiro for ... to help nerve pain) Duragesic 25mg Percocet 5mg Valium 5mg I am a shadow of my former self. I am going...
    ... med/nerve pain, and Elavil (another anit-d med) and Valium all at the same time. The Cymbalta is prescribed...
    ... seems redundant to be on the Cymbalta, Elavil, and the Valium but again, just my opinion:) I suggest that you...
    ... regarding it. They also still use Benzo's of sleep, like Valium , Ativan. You'll want to talk to your Dr to find out...

  67. Counting my blessings / Advice for a friend needed
    ... her home with 100 40 mg. oxys and some atavan (Like valium ). her pain is under control and shes starting to feel...

  68. Can St John's Wort decrease opiate effectiveness
    ... contraindicated with some medications (e.g. xanax, valium ) due to increased potency, and sometimes you will...

  69. Question about sleep meds
    ... maybe some sort of a tranquilizer before bed,like valium would serve you much better.it could also help with ... the suggestions i mentioned.I really do think the valium would really be a much better choice,depending on...
    ... would be a member of the benzo family that is xanax, valium , ect these are more sedative like and can react badly...
    ... the benzodiazapine Fanily, Xanax, Ativan, klonopin, Valium , Restoril. These meds are mrore prone to dependence ... seizures. So some docs won't prescribe a benzo. Valium is by far the best muscle relaxer, but many docs won...
    ... prescribed Ambien, in conjunction with Elavil and Valium and a muscle relaxer. Due to the level of pain I ... think I will ask the doc to put me back on Elavil and Valium for a short period to get some rest. :) Fatigue...

  70. does anyone feel this way with pain?
    ... barely made a dent in them.i started adding a bit of valium to the mix and that really helped ALOT. headpain...

  71. Help for my 16yr old Daughter...Please
    ... actually has bi-polar disorder. Benzodiazepines (like Valium , klonapin, even flexeril--"i.e. cyclobenzaprine")...

  72. stopping pain medication and depression
    ... about 2 1/2 months (percocette the entire time and valium just for a week). I had good results from surgery...

  73. Tylenol 4 question
    ... local Junkies knew we carried Morphine Sulphate and Valium so whenever we would get a call out to one of these ... guys and they asked for MS or Valium by name we would question it. So I have seen alot...

  74. Mri
    ... so I went in and had it done. They gave me the IV valium , which without I could never have lain still for the...

  75. Any other muscle relaxers out there??
    ... same level as most benzodiazapines, like Xanax and Valium ). Soma may have become a Schedule IV in all 50 states...
    ... will help or you could try something like atavan or valium , those are both muscle relaxers and it may be as simple...
    ... will help or you could try something like atavan or valium , those are both muscle relaxers and it may be as simple...
    ... stopped my muscle spasms. For me it worked better than valium ! Karen...