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  1. Can something as simple as seeing something on t.v. make you crave again?
    ... thank goodness my methadone dr. allows me to take 4 valium a day. they arent very strong, but at least they...

  2. Need Help w/ Xanax...Please!
    ... Ask the doc to switch you to valium cuz valium is much easier to taper. Xanax's half-life is really ... short. Search Google: Heather Ashton+ valium taper and find the manual....

  3. Craving Please Help
    ... drinking except me and another lady. I had taken one valium before I left so I did not want to drink, besides...

  4. first time..a bit of a rant
    ... my nose. Then I started to have to take xanax and valium and ambien to come down so I could level out my moods...

  5. High for the Holidays?
    ... to me. I'm really proud of myself. I did take a valium today at work but it didn't really do much for me...

  6. I can't sleep without my pills - going nuts!
    ... benzos again. I would switch from xanax to klonopin to valium to avoid getting addicted, I also took ambien (which...

  7. Really need advice about recovery!
    ... every day. Today, the only meds I took were 1/4 of a Valium in the a.m. (for anxiety) and 1/2 an anphetamine all...

  8. Tappering update. Hydro WD's
    ... headache. Is somethis less for anxiety better. Valium , etc. I would prefer to stay away from the BENZo...

  9. Just started taking subutex can someone please answer some of my questions?
    ... with your Sub (ie: mood stabilizer, anti-depressant, valium , or any other anti axiety med)? Also, does the Sub...

  10. Is xanax actually addicting?
    ... know very little about the drug. As for benzos... valium is the safest of them all. Xanax has a half-life...

  11. Two Months No Pills
    ... My methadone dr. lets me take a small amount of valium a day for anxiety. Good luck to you. You are doing...

  12. Another hurdle; Company Christmas party tonight; no drugs
    ... of narcotic. dr. does let me take a small dose of valium a day. My hubby has his Christmas company party ... though. He rarely drinks. I am sure I will take a valium or 2 before I go though!!!!!! Dont worry, my methadone...
    ... spring up until this very day. She also did narcotics, valium , vicodin, muscle relaxers, etc. Anything that would...

  13. Need Sub. help/advice!
    ... down to 1mg and this week begin the conversion to valium using the ashton manual....All my anxiety has evaporated...

  14. Forged Prescriptions - CAUGHT and I'm scared!!!
    ... drugs that will help. Stay away from benzos(xanax, valium , ativan, etc.)....

  15. Allmost Giving up.
    ... to not take anything but if you are going to take valium or xanex or some type of benzo to ease anxiety. Good...

  16. Tramadol HCL as an anti-anxiety?
    ... 3. Find myself another Dr....WAWAWA He put me on valium which is a whole nuther horror story I saw a therapist...

  17. The Twins --with hope, relief--and some fear--have a Suboxone Doctor's Appt. Tuesday
    ... living and working in London, my doctor would prescribe Valium , as if it was over-the-counter. It made me feel too...

  18. I need some to give me some details!!
    ... exersize will get you through.. Hate to say it but some valium or kalotopins might help with the anxiety....

  19. Help
    ... a farce? I used valarium root, st johns wort, and valium when I went cold turkey before. Symptoms only lasted...
    ... "tapering". I failed miserably. Be careful with valium or any other benzo during withdrawal. The best way...

  20. Methadone taken with other RX
    ... that my old methadone doctor used to perscribe us valium , xanex, kalotipin,depressents ect with our meth...

  21. What to expect after detox?
    ... called "rapid detox" but it was done at home with Valium . This sounds very different from the procedure I...
    ... While "out", (which sounds like what you were on the Valium ), they administer the Nalex...trone(?). The patient...

  22. Help I am worried
    ... clonidine helped too and I took a very small amount of valium for some situational anxiety that my doctor prescribed ... it really did help a couple of times, although the valium caused a little itching and twitching (no play on...
    ... you are well. My methadone dr lets me take 4 5mg valium a day and that helps. I am trying to tackle smoking...
    ... you are well. My methadone dr lets me take 4 5mg valium a day and that helps. I am trying to tackle smoking ... luck. Hey Jul my doctor suggested to take some valium throughout the month for some situational anxiety ... sometimes get since I stopped taking the vikes. Is Valium addictive? Is my dose high? Do I need to taper down...

  23. Feeling absolutely horrid
    ... patch I hope that helps a little. I took a half of a valium yesterday and it helped for about a half an hour and...

  24. My Love Affair with Hydrocodone...Please help me :(
    ... Has NO Narcotics In It, Serax Is Like A Cousin To Valium So You Have To Be Careful Not Abuse It. These To Have...

  25. Withdrawals: what to expect and help
    ... to stop cold turkey? Someone suggested that I take valium while detoxing to help with the anxiety and sleep...
    ... to stop cold turkey? Someone suggested that I take valium while detoxing to help with the anxiety and sleep ... clonidine for your Blood Pressure,and a benzo like valium ,xanax or librium to help you stay inside your skin...
    ... Take lots of baths and I hate to say this but the valium will help. Any meeting person would crucify me for...

  26. Messed up my taper regiment
    ... and said that the doctor wants me to pick up some valium too. Is the catapres and valium going to help? ...
    ... He prescribed 5mg of valium and I am to take one in the morning and one at night...
    ... crabby, moody, and tired but full of anxiety. The valium will help with alot of those symptoms. Don't go back ... IT!!! Mind over matter and keep busy or use that valium as prescribed to "sleep off" the next few days. Stay...
    ... Probably mostly tired with the catapress(sp?) and the valium . You shouldn't feel too much anxiety or shakiness...

  27. Xanax & Suboxone
    ... I would even talk to your doc about switching to valium and taper off of it. Xanax is very short lasting. ... called mini wd,s if I spaced my doses out too far. Valium is much easier too taper but you will probably have ... switch. This is just my experience with Xanax and Valium and I am sure you will get plenty of good advice here ... your doc and take it slow and see about switching to valium . Don't get in a hurry and you can do it. Murph...
    ... well put the drugs back in and taper. A switch to Valium and a slow regime is preferred. Is great to see so...

  28. Help! 59 days sober and craving ! Suggestions????
    ... Thank you for your reply, Im so wanting a valium right now. I didn't take those before. I feel like...
    ... be the first time in many years that I will fly w/o Valium or some benzo. Sara, hang in there. I was so...

  29. Question for those who have been there
    ... clean 16 years ago...off of heroin,methadone,cocaine, valium and weed. I have not relapsed in that time. I know...

  30. ChappyBoy
    ... later i took my antidepressants (paxil 60mg) and 1/2 valium a while ago. I need to be careful I dont want to...
    ... see me a month after my last visit. I only have 4 valium left and I guess I will ask him for a refill..... ... . valium really does nothing for me so maybe I wont bother...

  31. Addiction
    ... a good thing to take, use them if you have them. a valium or two or a couple xanax thruout the day will also...

  32. oxycontin withdrawl
    ... go to your doctor for help. if you can get xanax or valium or klonopin it would help lessen the agony slightly...
    ... the pain of withdrawl....methadone, heroin, cocaine, valium , weed.....cold turkeyed it all in 1988. I'm doing...

  33. Hi it's Julie
    ... therapist, and I am also on paxil 60mg and take a valium or 2 a day. (hubby hangs on to them and says I am...
    ... starting the third day I was in rehab. The benzo's ( valium ) will give you w/d but sounds like it won't be REAL...
    ... starting the third day I was in rehab. The benzo's ( valium ) will give you w/d but sounds like it won't be REAL...
    ... take time . He called in a refill for me for the valium . it says take 1/2 to 1 pill a day 5mg. geez i have...
    ... was actually really understanding and he told me 4 valium a day was okay, but he will only let me do it for...

  34. Hello Windysan..Question??????
    ... Have your doc switch you to valium then taper off slowly. Download the Ashton Manual ... you saying that ativan,klonopin,xanax are worse than valium ?[/SIZE] I swiped this off of another post so you ... dose increments. Are you implying/saying that Valium is easier to kick than xanax?????? My Md is pretty ... the attack...xanax doesn't make me sleepy at .5 mgs.. valium does at 10mg. opinion...suggestion??? Thanks...
    ... a day of xanax,I should start my taper at 25mgs of valium /day??????? That seems like an awful lot of valium ... ,and valium makes me reeeeeeeeally sleepy. I'll do it.if it ... checked out this forum!)...I know he'll give me the valium if I show him what I'm trying to do ,online. ...
    ... The old tried and true V is the best way. Funny, Valium was always such a dirty word with all the propaganda...

  35. need some help I'm ready to quit
    ... maybe Benidryle (not sure if its over the counter) Valium for the first week if its available. Bro taking asprin...

  36. Newbie - Changing my life
    ... maybe Benidryle (not sure if its over the counter) Valium for the first week if its available. Bro taking asprin...

  37. ativan
    ... Have your doc switch you to valium then taper off slowly. Download the Ashton Manual...

  38. How Fast is Too Fast for Xanax Taper?
    ... tapering is concerned? My doctor refuses to switch to Valium . He sd he's never had problems with Xanax tapers....
    ... tapering is concerned? My doctor refuses to switch to Valium . He sd he's never had problems with Xanax tapers. ... are a possibility. Find a doc who will switch you to Valium or if you taper straight off Xanax, you must have...
    ... Yep, find another doctor and switch to valium . Print the Ashton Manual and give it to the new doctor...

  39. To fisherman and octomon
    ... cravings or freak out.Did your doc give you a benzo(xanax valium librium ativan klonopin) or a sleeping med???? the...

  40. Xanax Weaning
    ... much. You need to get your doctor to convert you to VALIUM as it stays in your bloodstream longer and is easier ... you try to kick the benzos. You DEFINITELY want the VALIUM and not the Xanax. I kicked benzos in about 3 days...
    ... right now. You definitely want to switch over to Valium and it'll be much smoother for you. Download that ... conversion tables. I seem to remember 1mg Xanax = 10 mgs Valium . Ashton suggests a fairly slow taper. You don't ... especially Xanax because of the quick half-life). Valium stays in your bloodstream longer and the tapering...
    ... turns out to be stupid and uncooperative with your valium taper plan. I can tell you horror stories about people...
    ... success with the tapering thing if you convert to Valium . Download that Ashton Manual and talk to your doctor ... it is "take a dose, come down, take a dose". With Valium it stays in your bloodstream longer and makes the ... ..even sicker with Xanax. Talk to your doc about Valium and give him the Ashton Manual. Hang in there bro...
    ... it to your doctor, and make a plan to taper using Valium . There really is no easy way to do it....
    ... manuel and will ask my Dr. next month to switch me to valium . For me I think it will be 5 mg of valium, as I'm ... and milder. I'm really really praying that the Valium will help and lessen the horrible fluish feelings ... but hoping its not as bad. Who here has done the valium taper? What can I expect at the amount I'm on? ...
    ... from 6 mgs of xanax plus 45 of restoril and 10 of valium per day to ZERO. I almost had to be sent to the...
    ... Hey, My problem was with Valium not the Xanax which as we all know are in the same ... let myself get so caught up in them like I did the valium ........Gosh I loved those things. Talk about feeling...
    ... in periodically. He has done a CT and has done a valium taper. He knows a good bit about the taper thing...
    ... before. Work on getting that Xanax script changed to Valium and you won't have such a hard time with it. When...
    ... my wifes name. It is CRITICAL that you convert to valium and wean slowly....
    ... I'm staying on the Xanax for now. Valium makes me feel loopy compared to it. I would like to ... taper with it though with the help of my doc. Valium is much stronger on my system for some reason...
    ... Valium takes a little while getting used to but you should...
    ... only way out of the madness is medical detox or a valium conversion with a slow taper. It's tough tapering...
    ... to cut the dose too fast. I realized that 1st hand. Valium makes me feel out of it for hours & on another planet...
    ... best way to withdraw from benzos is to convert to valium then taper down slowly. Ashton's study is the only ... is probably the way to go. The initial effects of valium are sleepiness, goofiness, a buzz....but that stabilizes...
    ... from time to time, but I feel like myself again. The Valium made me feel exactly like you said. I have lost a...
    ... easy. I`d consider myself in the middle. I started a Valium taper at 30 mgs and worked two jobs for 6 months. ... Most of the depresson has lifted. Ashton puts the Valium equivalency at 10 mgs for .5 mgs of Xanax. A slow...
    ... is probably the way to go. The initial effects of valium are sleepiness, goofiness, a buzz....but that stabilizes ... ask to switch from .5 mil a day of Xanax to 10 mil Valium gradually, then wean off the valium starting in Jan...
    ... Sounds like you are having interdose withdrawals. Valium should fix that. And you are not experiencing tolerance ... gotten off. Keep in touch. Pretty simple thing. Get the Valium source and the small dose pills. Go at your own pace...

  41. Xanax horror
    ... went down the toilet. I am currently taking 2mg of valium twice a day and do not feel the urge to up the dose...

  42. Vicodin
    ... better part of 20yrs, and had a 10 year bout with valium ......wouldn't want to do that again for nothing. Best...

  43. Detox questions....I have no idea what to expect
    ... got xanax for nreves/anxiety-but if you could get valium that would be better-but go easy on these-lots of...

  44. is this the start of withdrawls?
    ... having nausea and some diareha. i also just took a valium becasue i was having a panic attack worrying that...
    ... and you'll be fine. Although I do not suggest taking Valium to calm down, your just replacing one drug for another...
    ... having nausea and some diareha. i also just took a valium becasue i was having a panic attack worrying that ... misery? HELP im freakin out! Careful with the Valium . Some wind up with awful withdrawals, and I still ... empathize with the panic attacks. If you have to take a Valium so be it but try not to take one every day, emergency ... to this class of drugs... I would by no means take Valium for more than about 10 days....

  45. For Those With "Clean Time"
    ... meth, H, methadone, pain pills (opiates), xanax, valium and booze. I tell you this simply to offer hope to...

  46. Anyone out there that can help? Please
    ... sit or lay down in a comfortable position. I have valium (doc gives me that for muscle spasms, I usually don ... another, but trust me, I couldn't ever get addicted to valium , I don't even like them that much. After this week ... Why? After a week? Should I just take a bunch of valium ? Do I need to see a dr? Why is it like this? Sorry...

  47. yay! off and not so terrible!
    ... can be debilitating.. Try valerian(like a natural valium ) for anxiety- any kind of exercise-walking is good...

  48. tramadol/ultram?
    ... to some great advice from the board) I've got the valium , immodium, gatorade, cold medicine for watery eyes...

  49. Anyone have ANY advice???
    ... your stomach....try to get some Ensure shakes. The valium will help to a degree. Ibuprofen will help too. ...

  50. been away, need help!
    ... I am on prozac already, but I also have a RX for valium , could that help? (I don't usually even get that ... so I don't really know). I just wondered if it ( valium ) could take away some of the anxiety and "needles...
    ... heating pad and some warm chamomile tea. I do think the valium would help with the "pins and needles"...but be VERY...
    ... Your dr. will not refill...lots of water-take the valium ..you'll need it but no longer than a week. good for...
    ... I'm just thanking my lucky stars that I have these valium RX's (I get the RX every month, but don't usually...

  51. Methadone question for anyone who has had good results with it.
    ... Right now I am also on paxil 40mg a day, and valium (the same dr. prescribed) 5mg I usually take 1/2...

  52. I am off Valium for good!
    ... more hyper than normal and have muscle tightness. Valium can take a long time to clear the system plus it can...
    ... How long does valium stay in your system?? Thanks ! Marilyn...

  53. suboxone taper/detox-post experiences...
    ... try a valium ....it helps with the cravings. I did the detox program ... my PM dr told me if I had withdraws, then to take a valium . It really helps, and then you wont relapse....

  54. Please help me Get off of the Pain Killers!
    ... do....don't throw benzos(xanax, klonipin, ambien, valium , librium) into your mix. Clonidine does help. Detox...

  55. Octomon
    ... my doc about meds to help with wd symptoms. I took valium that night but it didn't make a dent. Anyway I...

  56. Xanax vs Valium
    ... of years and have been prescribed both opiates and valium while being hospitalized and post surgically. I was...
    ... Both drugs are bad news but the valium is "safer" as it has a longer half-life. Do not quit ... drugs cold turkey. It is best to taper down using valium if you can handle a taper. Xanax and Klonipin have ... short half-lives and you hit tolerance very quickly. Valium got a bad name in the 70's but it is actually "safer ... explains how to safely get off of benzodiazepines using valium . Stay away from the benzo forum though....too many...

  57. Xanax
    ... same effect could be VERY addicting. Do you think valium is any better? My Dr. also recommended something...
    ... She mentioned "clonazpam" is Klonopin. Diazepam is Valium . She used ingredient names and not brand names thus...
    ... other benzos, which include Klonopin, Ativan, and Valium , are more targeted. The are directed at a certain...
    ... other benzos, which include Klonopin, Ativan, and Valium , are more targeted. The are directed at a certain...
    ... concerned the Xanax is a prescription to hell. I find the valium - which I am ending on Friday is less concerning for...
    ... concerned the Xanax is a prescription to hell. I find the valium - which I am ending on Friday is less concerning for ... assume all is well, intil that day....... Anyway, Valium seems to agree more with people and makes this easier ... more gradually. If I had it the info on the Ashton Valium taper at the time, I would have went that way, most...

  58. Need advice ASAP! I am freaking out
    ... Ashton says to switch from Xanax(or any other benzo) to valium then taper down slowly(too slow in my opinion). There ... you can find a doc who'll help you switch over to valium . Ashton's manual has some equivalency charts in there...

  59. New Crisis
    ... specialists. Only anti drug zealouts. I did a very rapid valium taper from a high dose of Xanax before. I did not...

  60. I kicked her out....Help me stay Clean Please...
    ... or taken any hydros or soma...and have stuck to my valium taper mg/today.....When I felt like I was gonna use ... morphine,percocet,flexeril,xanax and just keep the valium for my taper ( that is my last drug to stop)...Because...

  61. To all Suboxone users or interested !
    ... A little beer here, a little pot there and maybe a valium or 714 on a real bad night was my counsuling. I was...

  62. Hi Everyone...
    ... totally off the hydro and all other opiates...and my valium taper is currently on track...however I am struggling...
    ... so far today..I have had no hydros , down to 18 mg valium /today and Lynn after reading your post to me and...

  63. Question on Xanax
    ... I took it for over a year. I had to taper off with valium . I couldn't just stop. I think your doc is probably...

  64. Hydrocodone Addiction - Need some help...
    ... when I had WD's , coming off of Hydro , I had some valium , basically to help me sleep at night, and maybe once ... a little more comfortable.. get a small amount of Valium from the DR. - be up front about what's going on....
    ... c/t at about 1-2 pills a day, it is tolerable!!! Valium will definitely help with anxiety and sleep, just...
    ... hints to "TRY" to make it more comfortable. i have 5mg valium from the Dr. for sleeping at night.... i'm looking...
    ... wasn't even difficult for me to do. I have 5mg Valium from my DOC to help me sleep at night. I plan on just...

  65. 10 Days Now!!
    ... stomach cramps and diareahh. I didn't want to try like valium , etc.. because I just didn't want to become dependant...

  66. I messed up
    ... when i went CT I worked with my Dr. and he prescribed Valium at max daily dose to help out, it worked as far as...

  67. HELP Cold Turkey or dosing down?
    ... withdrawal. Seizures come with benzo withdrawal(xanax, valium , klonipin) and with booze withdrawal. You'll need...
    ... that would help with the withdrawal, like Clonidine, Valium , something for the nausea and cramps, etc... Please...
    ... feeling and COULD NOT sleep...I took muscle relaxer , valium ...phenegran...and they seem to take forever to take...
    ... rest. It kind of works. Not sure of the strength of Valium you’re taking but the Dr. prescribed 10mg every...
    ... phenegran didn't really work or the muscle relaxers...or Valium which are 10mgs. I used to could take phenegran and...

  68. I think Im going to relapse...
    ... detox contract and am currently tapering hydro and valium and will be staying on Wellbutrin XL 300 mg/day.. ... .very soon I will be off the hydro and valium all together and the only med I will be taking is...

  69. Hey...Anyone around tonight???
    ... ll just feel worse tomorrow. I am tapering off of Valium . It is tough. Hang tough. Watch some tv, may be a...

  70. RebeccaW62- Im worried about you! Please respond! From Sarandipity~
    ... rules for after my detox is done with the hydro and valium ..I am not yet sure what to do to maintain my sobriety...

  71. Question about methadone..
    ... tolerance or anything, and so I figured that 10mg of valium should have knocked me out. But it didn't! In fact...

  72. Day 3....Thanks guys for all the help/suggestions..
    ... was using 1. Benzos - alprazolam 0.25 mg 3 x day/ valium 30 - 40 mg/day.2.Muscle relaxers - 1 Soma 350 3 x ... with the taper - taking 105 mg hydo today , 34 mg valium today, one Wellbutrin XL 300 and the Zofran...-NO ... will look at my taper plan again and maybe hold the valium dose steady for awhile at 34 mg or at least taper ... much,much more slowly with the valium as Phil even suggested...I will keep you guys posted...
    ... withdrawal by meds such as Clonidine or Immodium or Valium , etc--I could tap you on the shoulder a quarter of...
    ... cramping...still having cravings tho to take an extra valium or hydro but I have a written plan in place and actions...

  73. Need Help Please...Withdrawls
    ... housewives who take miniscule amounts) substitute valium for the shorter half-life drugs(xanax, klonipin) and ... taper down slowly with the valium . For a real addict(a dope hog) the tapering thing...
    ... hospital for 3 days Been through cold turkey from valium (10yrs use) Almost died Been through 3 hydrocodone ... serax to stop me from going completely crazy from the valium . Then I slowly got off that. It took a year. ...
    ... from benzo wd, they'd just give you a shot of some valium or something. That would be their idea of therapy ... small fortune so get them legally if you can. She uses valium because of its long half life. Klonopin also has a...

  74. I Feel Awful
    ... As for the insomnia, if you can get ahold of any valium , that's about the only thing that ever worked for...

  75. The Plan/Contract ...Thanks to All
    ... any since last night ).. Step 2. I will taper my valium by 5 % everyday started today with that also- figured ... the long half of the valium will cover any potential problems from discontuing...
    ... total for the day, one Wellbutrin XL 300 ,and 36 mg valium total for the day - NO OTHER DRUGS-...I guess I never...