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  1. tranxene vs xanax
    ... What about side effects and getting hooked? I used Valium years ago and it was tough to wean myself. I'm afraid...
    ... years. it worked well for me while i was using it. valium makes me vomit and ativan depresses me and makes me...
    ... valium makes me vomit That's funny that valium makes you throw up. Ativan makes me throw up. I...

  2. Valium/tired
    ... Hi I'm new and have a question. I take valium as needed which is usually 5mg a day. It makes me...
    ... It's common amongst all the benzos ( Valium , Xanax, Ativan). Since you are only taking it ... become acclimated to the medicine. You could cut the Valium in half and take half doses for a week. Then you...
    ... Hi I would just like to say that valium come in 2mg which are white in colour, 5mg are yellow...
    ... taking it daily, then you should acclimate to the valium and it shouldn't be making you tired. If it is, then...
    ... very individual thing. I have taken up to 40mg of Valium per day in my worst periods some years ago and I was...

  3. Building up a Tolerance to Meds?
    ... go up on Xanax every once in a while. I have taken Valium and found I had to tweak the dosage very little, I...

  4. Sever panic attack (please help)
    ... I was dying, ended up in the ER, was shot up with Valium , a prescription for the same, and sent home. Depression...

  5. At work and anxious about my boyfriend...please help!!
    ... also on lexapro and clonazepam(sp)? but not i'm on valium and lexapro instead....

  6. Trouble breathing
    ... tell! I was only able to sleep after taking some valium , a low dose, but I still woke up with a shaking panic...

  7. Holiday Problem
    ... off medication from your doctor to fly - xanax or valium will help?...

  8. Zanax Tolerance
    ... acting less expensive Benzo like Klonopin or even Valium . I read it is more difficult to do CBT when you...
    ... drug group which includes Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Valium , etc. Good luck....
    ... light with 2 mg. Ativan in them(equiv. of 20 mgs. Valium ) but I stayed awake many nights on that dose. If that...

  9. xanax for life?
    ... t out yet while all this ws going on and I was on Valium and still having panic attacks. So when Xanax came...

  10. Does anyone here take an SSRI AND a beta blocker?
    ... may consider asking your doc for a benzo like Xanax, Valium , Ativan, etc. to take during bad periods or an SVT...

  11. Can This Cause Anxiety
    ... ago. Here in England they dont dole out diazapam ( Valium ) easily...so for most of the time I was on Sertraline...

  12. psychiatrist visits - frequency
    ... Benzodiazepines, like Xanax, Klonopin, Ativan, and Valium all have generics. Even when an insurance company...

  13. topamax 4 migraine helps my anxiety
    ... currently not on anything consistant for anxiety (just valium as needed from my general doctor til i find a psych...

  14. Will 30 mg. Temazapam help KEEP me asleep vs. 15 mg?
    ... Thats what Ive been doing for decades :) Just 5mg of valium at that time may do the job; you have to experiment...

  15. What kind of med for anxiety?
    ... Unfortunately my health providers are VERY against Xanax, Valium , or anything of the like. They say it's addictive...

  16. My doctor told me Klonopin is the strongest benzo out there....
    ... of Klonopin=1mg of Ativan .25mg of Klonopin=5mg of Valium ...

  17. Must get sleep
    ... Eight is alot! It is equivalent to approx. 80mgs. of Valium . If you are that tolerant to normal doses of benzos...

  18. blood work is normal & topamax update
    ... have little flutters here and there but haven't taken valium in about 2 days. Trust me, that is saying something...

  19. Disturbing thoughts
    ... relax" and it is so true because if someone gave you a valium and your body totally relaxed you would find that...

  20. topamax anyone? also panic update
    ... panic attacks daily... so my doctor said i can take valium as needed for now, which is good cause otherwise Im...
    ... to find a good anti anxiety med. right now its just valium as needed... anyhow - i'll keep you posted on the...

  21. Another test....
    ... usually fall asleep. But I know they do give people valium , etc. if you can't do it. I don't know if they would...

  22. Does Magnesium Help Anxiety
    ... would look into a Benzodiazapene. Xanax, klonopin, or Valium . These drugs work specifically on the anxiety causeing...

  23. Anxiety and agitation from welbutrin
    ... have these probs ?? thats kinda WeIrD :) xanax or valium does help but its hard to get a dr to prescribe it...

  24. heart palps/panic
    ... jerk... I'm just trying to research some options. is valium something that could help? I have a script for them...
    ... The valium will stay in your system much longer than the ativan ... is librium , a much older and weak one. I think the valium would be worth a try, I heard klonopin, also has ... a long half life, but not as long as valium . It wouldn' t hurt to give it a try, see if it works...

  25. thankyou to all from a new member
    ... racing out of my chest etc etc etc. I have been taking valium but finally got into see a psychiatrist last week...

  26. I have to go to the dentist today!!!!!
    ... first visit. He offered me a prescription for some valium but I told him I would just take my xanax the next...

  27. Why SSRI's for anxiety?
    ... meds haven't: they have withstood the test of time. Valium has been around for decades. They are here and they...
    ... my grandma both had anxiety disorders and both took valium for many years and weren't crazed addicts. I just...

  28. Xanax XR
    ... and don't know what that would be like. I tried valium once and within a short time it stopped helping as...

  29. Anyone try ANXIETOL 7??
    ... rough. Did your doc give you a benzo like Xanax or Valium to take the edge off until (hopefully) the SSRI starts...
    ... and also possibly continuing a benzo such as Xanax, Valium , Ativan, whatever, on an as-needed basis. It can...

  30. not sure remeron is helping
    ... anxiety ask your doctor for temporary help like ativan, valium or xanax in very low dose until the Remeron kicks...

  31. anxiety for days
    ... possibly giving you a benzodiazepine like Xanax or Valium to help you until the Celexa kicks in. Take care...

  32. is this anxiety???
    ... and the pharmacist pointed out to me xanax is in the valium family so it is not going to give you the dreadful...

  33. Anxiety and Insomnia!
    ... to the ER three times these past days. they gave me valium and tranxilium. yesterday night they gave me 4 (! ... !) valium and 2 tranxilium and they made me sleepy but the anxiety...

  34. Health Anxiety - I am losing my mind, I think.
    ... have been on many meds including klonopin, xanax, valium , effexor, paxil, celexa, zoloft, lexapro basically...

  35. Woke up like I had stopped breathing.....
    ... and, if that fails, I would take a half a pill of Valium ....

  36. Anxiety/Panic (?) Attacks Regularly?
    ... and my b/p and heart rate is high. I take 5 mg of valium before I go to sleep and thought this could help me...

  37. Panic Attacks Awakening Me?
    ... feeling it's causing me problems, so I tool 2.5mg of Valium , plus I drank Camomile tea (spell check?) and luckily...

  38. Quitting Zoloft Tomorrow
    ... away. Did your doc prescribe a benzo like Xanax or Valium to take until the Zoloft kicks in? If not, you may...

  39. Xanax Dosage
    ... taken the max dosage of medications (like 30-40mg Valium per day) to periods where I didn't take any meds for ... periods where I'd have an out of the blue attack, take a Valium or Xanax, then be fine and not need one for months...

  40. uncontrollable head shaking
    ... that. Meds are the only way for me also.I did valium years ago but stopped since I wanted more children ... .I stopped the valium but only had the one child.What works for me is a...

  41. Klonopin Withdrawl???
    ... klonopin is a controlled substance, it works similar to a valium . It is not as fast acting as zanax which is why some...

  42. What the heck?
    ... can tell it is getting better, but at time I need Valium . I thought I was going to jump out of my skin with...

  43. anti-anxiety med withdrawals!
    ... being tapered off of them? klonopin, xanax, ativan, valium , etc? since i have severe and frequent panic attacks...

  44. Xanax. what good is it for?
    ... long experience.... I was on (and addicted) to Valium for 28 years straight and at one time was on doses ... was sleeping a lot back then and the problem with Valium was it wasn't the answer to panic attacs. I felt ... addicting benzodiazepene. My shrink changed me from Valium to Xanax instantly and (about 7 years ago approximately ... been much less frequent than anytime when I was on Valium . The thing is...I have been able (with a lot of ... many have said here...there is no "buzz" with Xanax. Valium always gave me a nice warm blankety buzz. Xanax...

  45. Another Effexor XR Question
    ... which is very odd. I found an old prescription of valium (I had in the drawer), and took 10mg. I calmed down...

  46. Anyone take Valium for their anxiety?
    ... quickly after taking it, but doesn't last as long as Valium ....
    ... NOW, unfortunately it also has a shorter life than Valium and can drop quicker, leaving you more anxious. It ... problem was more anxiety than depression. I also have Valium for occasional anxiety/panic attacks. I find also ... stressed. Now that I'm off the Effexor, I'll still keep Valium on hand as I know the panic attacks are always there...

  47. Anxiety and Benadryl...
    ... anxiety are the benzodiazepines like Xanax, Ativan, Valium , etc. They bring on a calm and sometimes drowsy state...

  48. Extreme tiredness and anxiety symptoms?
    ... anxiety worsening and I find even if I take .25mg of Valium (which works for me rather than Xanax) I will get...

  49. Been a while
    ... 12...the nurse told me she was going to give me a valium to calm me. She went to go and get my IV grabbed my...

  50. What happens if you switch meds 5 times in a year?
    ... Zoloft, Lexapro, amitriptyline, gabapentin and some valium . I think I was told to come off one of them....

  51. Severe anxiety re: flying
    ... collaborated and got me on a large dose or round the clock Valium three days before my flight (the first flight since ... require me to be placed on monitors. The large doses of Valium did the trick, and since then, I haven't had to take ... there's "no escape". If you don't have any Xanax or Valium or a similar medication, go get some now! Go to your...

  52. Fear of Doctors
    ... That helps tremendously! If you have any Xanax, Valium , etc., that also helps, but you probably don't since...

  53. My husband thinks he is having a heart attack!
    ... he could just get in to a doctor, get some Xanax or Valium , and have a cardio workup, he could get this over...

  54. Effexor XR Question
    ... you are going to get some good feedback on Xanax or valium , and you are going to get negative feedback. I have...
    ... find something to ease the anxiety. I take .5 mg Valium when needed, but I thought that the Effexor would...
    ... I am just starting to feel normal! I had to take valium a couple of times due to the "increased anxiety"....

  55. Effexor BAD...HELP!!!
    ... with, but I got through it with the help of a little valium . Good luck!...

  56. has anyone tried valium
    ... to everyone and they don't always stick around). Valium is longer acting than Xanax or Ativan, but shorter ... acting than Klonopin. I took Valium for a few years when I was having more free floating ... prefer Xanax for panic. As far as sleeping goes, Valium is longer acting, but it also takes a little longer ... common sleep medications. If you're on a regular Valium regimen or you take a dose at night I doubt you'd ... for you. That said, I assume you're anxious because Valium isn't really the best choice if you merely have insomnia...
    ... If a person takes Valium on a regular basis, he or she can usually drive. ... I took Valium for years and while I initially could not drive for...

  57. No where left to turn............
    ... your doc could prescribe a benzodiazepine like Xanax, Valium , etc. for about a month or so to get you through the...

  58. what's the most powerful benzo...
    ... Valium has a longer half life because it is highly fat soluble ... Ativan 1mg Ativan=.25mg Klonopin. .5mg Xanax=5mg Valium ...
    ... numerous times, and looks like that's the best out there. Valium has a longer half life from what you posted, but is ... valium a good anti-anxiety drug to take. I hear alot people ... lasting, so I'll go back to that I guess. Anyone taken valium , and any good/bad experiences....
    ... feet quicker than say if they gave you intravenous Valium instead. And they actually do make an oral syrup of...
    ... Well for me, when i haven taken Valium it acts very fast. many people and doctors state ... freak out at work or in public, I say go for it. Valium left a tad bit nasueated at first but I fixed that ... that can enhance anxiety/panic. that helps! Yes valium acts fast, and when you are in a situation that you...

  59. How many different anxiety pills have people tried??
    ... I'm going to name a list. Xanax (Alprazolam) Valium (diazepam) Serax (oxazepam) Ativan (Lorazepam) ...
    ... Prozac Zoloft Paxil Effexor Luvox Klonopin Valium Xanax Xanax XR Ativan Wellbutrin SR BuSpar and...
    ... I've tried Oxazepam and Valium , the serax wasn't working that good anymore so they ... because I was on 75 MG a day. Now on on 30 mg's of Valium a day....

  60. anxiety and muscle twitches
    ... s a heavy duty benzo, which is long acting (2nd to valium ) and pretty potent. It's also a muscle relaxant used...

  61. Xanax, making me sick, more anxiety, and high blood pressure today !!
    ... take a week or two to really get the full effect. Valium , Klonopin or Xanax xr might be more convenient because...
    ... i tried zanax for anxiety and it made me worse. valium makes me vomit. the only med that helped me was klonopin...

  62. Anxiety self medicator
    ... no real help, old doctor in UK sometimes gave me valium - i found my resistance level to this very high -...

  63. Klonopin Withdrawal Question
    ... getting off of klonopin I have heard that they give you valium since it has a long life over 200 hours but I don...
    ... klonopin is? .5mgs klonopin is equal to about 10mgs of valium . it is so strong that in the UK they ONLY prescrible ... pills. cutting .25 mgs of K is like cutting 5 mgs of valium and that is just too much to cut at a time. i am ... 5 months benzo free after using valium to taper from 7years use of either klonopin or ativan ... through hell. it took me 5 months to taper off 30mgs valium with minimal difficulty. why suffer when you don't...
    ... klonopin is? .5mgs klonopin is equal to about 10mgs of valium . it is so strong that in the UK they ONLY prescrible ... pills. cutting .25 mgs of K is like cutting 5 mgs of valium and that is just too much to cut at a time. i am ... 5 months benzo free after using valium to taper from 7years use of either klonopin or ativan ... through hell. it took me 5 months to taper off 30mgs valium with minimal difficulty. why suffer when you don't ... just switched me to Klonopin .5 mg 3 x a day. He said valium is an old drug and Klonopin will help me more. Doing ... attacks and have had both since I was a little girl. Valium did the job to help both and since it is so hard to...
    ... klonopin is? .5mgs klonopin is equal to about 10mgs of valium . it is so strong that in the UK they ONLY prescrible ... pills. cutting .25 mgs of K is like cutting 5 mgs of valium and that is just too much to cut at a time. i am ... 5 months benzo free after using valium to taper from 7years use of either klonopin or ativan ... through hell. it took me 5 months to taper off 30mgs valium with minimal difficulty. why suffer when you don't ... .5 mgs of Klonopin is the equivalent of 10 mgs of Valium . That's much higher than I thought. No wonder my withdrawal ... this, considering that I've taken the 10 mg dose of Valium in the past and had a seizure during the withdrawal...

  64. help, i need some advice, i dont know whats wrong with me
    ... them for 2-3 years...which in turn has cut down my valium intake...so they do work, I am depressed coz I got...

  65. anyone been on 4mg of xanax or higher per day?
    ... I have taken higher, I also have been on valium for 20 odd years, I take only if needed in situations ... build an intolerance, but I dont, so I am a lifer of valium , I believe that if you didnt take the drugs you would...

  66. going on airplane by myself, so scared.
    ... prescribe an anti-anxiety medication like Xanax, Ativan, Valium , or Klonopin for the plane ride...? If you could...

  67. New Here severe and worsening anxiety ( tachichardia)
    ... glasses of that stuff down. Maybe they can give you a valium or something to take in the morning before you go...

  68. Going crazy on Remeron- 6 weeks
    ... I did try Paxil and it didn't work for me. I took valium off and on for a while but as I have kids I found...

  69. scared of surgery
    ... your doctor if he/she will give you something like Valium or Xanax just for the surgery. They might give you...

  70. today was a very bad anxiety day if its anxiety
    ... other thread how did your echo go? also do you like valium as opposed to xanax?...

  71. I need you, AGAIN.......oxazepam????
    ... is. It is in the same class of drugs as Xanax, Valium , Klonopin, and Ativan. They are all benzodiazepines...

  72. Xanax help?
    ... i have only taken xanax and valium... the valium made me feel really drugged and i had to stop taking...
    ... have different results with different meds. I took Valium for about 3 years with relatively good results, but ... also tried Klonopin and didn't find it as helpful. Valium and Klonopin CAN help panic, but they tend not to...

  73. buspar
    ... anxiety and the first 2 i worked through them only using valium . the third time i was put on a tricyclic anti and...

  74. Valium??
    ... the others, but 5mg is a pretty "standard" dose of valium . Valium comes in 2mg, 5mg and 10mg tabs. 5mg 3 times ... memory loss while under the effects of the drug. Valium gives you retrograde amnesia which means you could ... study for a test, take a valium an hour later, and forget what you studied!...
    ... says it's too addicting. You think so??. I thought Valium and most benzodiazepines are anyways??. I still have ... Oxazepam left, It's probably ok if I take it with the Valium .?? What are your thoughts??Thanks, Shane....
    ... luck taking Oxazepam, which do you think is better, Valium or Serax (Oxazepam) for anxiety and a sedative. Or...
    ... benzos have a bad name. A lot of benzos, especially valium and xanax are given to people going through addiction ... my doctor gave). Besides, I think statistics wise, valium is much more addictive than xanax....
    ... you break it down a little bit. .5mg Xanax=5mg Valium .5mg Xanax=15mg Oxazepam so 5mg of Valium=15mg ... 4x a day that would be 60mg. You would need 5mg of Valium x 4 to reach an equivalent.. or 20mg of Valium total ... Edit: You also have to take into account the fact Valium has a much longer half-life than Oxazepam. Oxazepam ... half-life of anywhere between 3-25 hours; whereas, Valium 's range is much bigger, ranging from 30-200 hours...
    ... info, I was thinking it was maybe around 20mg's of Valium that equaled 60mg's of serax, for some reason I'm ... all the anxiety at night, I do take the 3 pills of valium I mentioned a day, I guess I just worded it wrong ... out. I'm not sure if 60mg's of serax, or 20mg's of valium is considered a high dose taken at once. Is there...

  75. Heart palps with diazepam
    ... I couldnt take my PPI's with valium at all. The effects scared me! PPI's increase the ... strength of valium and I got terrible palpitations and dizziness when...