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  1. Need advice on diazepam
    ... 5mg is fine. I've been on diazepam ( valium ) and lorazepam (ativan). The usual dose is anywhere...
    ... You are brave! I darent take any PPI with my valium . It increases the strength of the valium so much. ... I am weaning myself off valium so I can take my PPI's . There is a note on most PPI ... packets that say "tell your doctor if you are taking valium ". I was taking 8mg a day of valium. If you really ... have to take the valium , I would say break in half and take at least 3 hours...
    ... I didn't take my PPI yesterday, and I took 1/4 of valium ... but it made me have a fast, pounding heart... I...

  2. Panic Attack in the cinema
    ... througth he entire film (after I had popped in 5mg valium !) No go area!!! benzos...

  3. Newbie Oldie
    ... As for xanax and other sedatives like ativan and valium , people are really afraid of addiction, and although ... a bad name. This is because sedatives (especially valium ) are prescribed a lot to alleviate withdrawal symptoms...

  4. OK, I went to the doctor and.......
    ... I never heard of the one guess its valium or a benzo? I have taken Lexapro though for several...

  5. fear of flying
    ... conecting flight and I have my I POD also.I do take a valium also and since I am a smoker I puff on my nicatrol...

  6. Panic Symptoms can anyone relate?
    ... move them. Sometimes my wrists do it too. Its only valium that will get me out of this. Its terrifying. I just...

  7. I failed
    ... respond when talking about the meds as I only take a valium when needed, but seeing a psychiatrist may not be...

  8. Does anyone know what Xanax withdrawal feels like, and how soon it happens?
    ... horrible experience coming off of benzos. I stopped valium cold a few years ago with no problem at all. Good...

  9. my switch to valium update..
    ... med that just works for me.. but heck i figured the valium was worth a try.. who knows it could have given me...
    ... ativan for 7 years. i recently completed a taper using valium while following the ashton manual. at the beginning ... , i too hated the valium , was terribly sedated and never thought i could continue ... to feel alot better as i got lower and lower on the valium . you have to really want this or i would say forget ... it. yes, valium is nothing like ativan or xanax, but when your body...
    ... Sorry to hear the valium didn't work for you. I find it ok, when I first started ... tonight, cant swallow and heart pulps, so I had a valium and I feel better take care Carolyn...
    ... insomnia and anxiety. I still decided to switch to valium , as it's not as strong. I also bought Hyland's Insomnia ... In fact, I just ordered more. I still take 10mg of valium if I wake up, and I usually do, around 4am. So I have ... able to simply stop them cold turkey by switching to valium . My only effect from doing this is I cry unexpectedly ... very mildly once or twice ; then I took the 10mg of valium ....
    ... odd man out here... but its actually good to hear valium works well for most people.. i guess this topic just...

  10. Has anyone taken the max of Zoloft?
    ... completely eradicated all my anxiety. I still had to take valium on an as needed basis. My side effects at 200mg included...

  11. MS or anxiety?
    ... have MS. On the other hand, drugs like Ativan and Valium are exactly what docs prescribe to MS sufferers to...

  12. Tired of it....what has worked for you?
    ... for her....poor thing) maybe I'll give it a whirl. Valium was my mom's drug of choice. Took 20 mg a day for...

  13. Am I Having An Attack Right Now?!
    ... activating the fight or flighy response, if so some valium will help a lot you wont pass out from anxiety, it...

  14. no cure for me
    ... gagging, swallowing and talking are common from anxiety, valium helps for a while by relaxing the throat muscles....

  15. Valium side effect? or Xanax withdrawal?
    ... equivelancy chart has it like this: .5mg Xanax=5mg Valium . So: 1mg Xaxax=10mg Valium and you were on ... 3mg of Xanax so 3mg of Xanax=30mg of Valium . You could be experiencing some withdrawl symptoms ... since the dose is a little lower for the Valium . There are other equiv. charts, but my psych and...
    ... experience, it shouldnt last long being longer acting, the valium should need taking less often...
    ... I take valium when needed. When I started it seemed to make me tired ... have also had xanax, for me they work the same way as valium ....

  16. going insane!!
    ... depression and panic attacks, it often helps a lot valium is also helpful if a tablet is disolved under the...

  17. alprazolam ER is out
    ... lasting version.. and i dont really care for the valium i got switched to... makes me feel like a zombie....

  18. Help me please, anxious & dizzy for weeks.
    ... long walks the most popular meds for anxiety are valium and an antidepressant, avoid paxil as its unusually...

  19. Ativan Withdrawal?
    ... you should be OK soon these valium type meds shouldnt be taken just before bed unless...

  20. its my turn to freak out! switching meds.. help!
    ... something that will last longer and that something is Valium .. 20mg a day one 10mg pill in the morning and one ... thing for me.. what worries me is i have never had Valium before and i dont know if it could cause me to have ... bad effects with the xanax should i be ok with the Valium ? i know no one on here can really say yes or no to ... am really not) also does 20mg seem like a lot of Valium ? i dont know the xanax to valium ratio in dose size ... .. also how long do the effects of valium last?...
    ... I've never taken Valium but I do take Xanax as needed and it works quite well ... with the attitude that if you didn't like the way the Valium makes you feel, that you could always go back to what ... you a little less anxious knowing that it's not all Valium or nothing. Did your doctor have any concerns...
    ... sedated or drunk for a while until you get used to the valium clonazepam is generally the most popular long lasting...
    ... one who RXed it... he did tell me though that if the valium didnt agree with me i can call him and he will switch...
    ... one bad day on a new med. So have you taken the Valium or are you going to give it a try?...

  21. same old questions about lexapro
    ... starting dose should be easier to cope with, some valium would help a lot , a pity doc didnt prescribe it ...

  22. upped my lexapro???
    ... antidepressants to make your anxiety worse at first valium always helps but many docs wont prescribe it if...

  23. can anyone help??
    ... help in your situation would be like mild benzos like Valium or Xanax. They can be addictive over time so you should ... people don't realize is that Zoloft is very similiar to Valium and Xanax without the benzodiazapines (benzos are...

  24. Question abt meds
    ... talking about anti-anxiety drugs like benzodiazepines ( Valium , Xanax, Librium etc.) Usually such drug use and...
    ... thinking more along the lines of anti depressants, I take Valium but not a large dose, 1... 5ml, no more than once...
    ... Valium very very bad in my opinion. The other stuff, well ... should take it. But, let him know you also take the Valium . I would stop the Valium and try the other alone...
    ... Valium is meds! You are on meds now! I'd rather see you ... like antidepressents than simply mask it, such as the Valium ....

  25. Xanax
    ... also have the same fear of becomming dependent on valium , I only take at the most one a day 5mg but I need...
    ... Well, if you must have the Valium then you have the answer. But I am not a doctor so...

  26. Anxiety Acceptance
    ... attacks can last a few minutes or several hours any valium type tablet disolved under the tongue will stop or ... many docs have been brainwashed to not prescribe any valium type meds at all but to insist on an antidepressant...

  27. Baaad Buspar!
    ... with the risks this brings xanax or any other valium type med is most useful, you should have tried to...

  28. Depressed
    ... attack? what might happen? an adequate dose of any valium type med will let you go out and enjoy yourself, dont...

  29. Worst Anxiety ever
    ... anxious and excited in your situation, its normal, some valium always helps...
    ... I wish I had valium but my doc won't give me benzo's. They phoned at...

  30. shopping and panic attacks
    ... Ativan and Klonopin (among others) and the most famous, Valium . From what I have read though, it is difficult to...
    ... thoughts. No more tablets for me apart from the odd valium and I am even trying to wean myself off these very...
    ... thoughts. No more tablets for me apart from the odd valium and I am even trying to wean myself off these very...

  31. Whats the best medication???
    ... valium type meds are safe and always help everyone but can...

  32. alcohol and anxiety
    ... panic issues, at this point i would need to take a valium and a couple of kalms. I smoke cigarettes and if i...

  33. Anxiety
    ... low blood sugar, siezures, heart trouble, etc any valium type tablet disolved under the tongue will stop or...

  34. Derealization/dissociation/dizziness
    ... neutered, and caused sexual side effects. I have tried Valium , and that sometimes helps with the PVC's, but not...

  35. Is this really anxiety?
    ... after and I panic so much it helps a little to take a valium to at least depress the sensations for an hour or...

  36. 2 Questions???
    ... psychologist about. He gave me a script for valium which I take if I am really stressed no more that...

  37. Frustrated
    ... Vicki it can be very frustrating klonapin, a valium type med always helps with no nasty side effects and...

  38. Prozac users........I need your input!
    ... doc should have prescribed some valium type meds they always help in getting used to an antidepres...

  39. Started Seeing Therapist...
    ... cause weight gain thats just an old wives tale any valium type med also helps for the anxiety if you can find...

  40. calming drugs
    ... Diazapam is the same med as valium . It is a good and long lasting med, meaning you don...
    ... How many mg of Diazapam ( Valium ) are you taking without going to sleep. I need to...

  41. Best medication for muscle tension?
    ... xanax and all other valium type meds relax the muscles, a longer lasting benzo...

  42. Just prescribed Lexapro and SCARED!
    ... idepressant, you have to satrt and see what happens some valium type meds help in getting used to any antidepressant...

  43. Diazepam/Valium Panics question
    ... I am in the UK. I have been on valium on and off for over 24 years mostly for panic attacks ... only thing to knock them on the head temporarily is valium . I am going through a terrible phase of going in and ... realise that a lot of my symptoms could actually be valium induced. I am already taking 4mg a day more than my...
    ... evaluate your medication and possibly add therapy. Valium is one of the longest acting benzos, but all benzos ... or your doctor may simply approve a higher dose of valium for you. You said you were 4mg. over each day, but ... anxiety was not so bad and you didn't need as much valium ? I feel bad for you...I know how helpless this anxiety...
    ... have asked before if there is a tablet that is like valium but doesnt have this addictive quality and doesnt ... that. All I am aware of is that you must come off valium very very gradually like 1mg every 3-4 weeks especially...
    ... all valium type meds have the same bad reputation but there are ... anticonvulsant med could perhaps be tried with the valium as these are thought to reduce panic attacks coming ... off valium usually isnt all that difficult as long as you can...
    ... having panic attacks, then you are not taking enough valium . i recently completed a 5 month taper off ativan using ... valium as per the ashton manual. coming off benzos is not ... an easy task and tapering off using valium is the only way to go as far as i am concerned. since ... you are already on valium , you have to decide whether to continue or taper off...

  44. what's the difference?
    ... both are valium type meds and therefore similar, to compare strengths...

  45. Anxiety, Stress, and panic attacks
    ... feelings are normal from whats happened to you, any valium type med will help a lot by relaxing both your body...

  46. lexapro and klonopin
    ... elka, they wont make you depressed klonapin is a valium type med that always helps anxiety, lexapro is a prozac...

  47. tired of anxiety
    ... welcome xanax and klonapin are valium type meds and will always help if the dose is got...
    ... to elka klonapin is a valium type med and cant cause bad reactions like antidepressants...

  48. Anxiety/Alcohol Problem???
    ... doc as some wont prescribe any clonazepam or other valium type meds at all for the training, extra clon and...

  49. My brother...anxiety in public
    ... the dose, everyone needs a different dose of these valium type meds effexor is as likely to help as any other...

  50. I feel completely alone, I really need help
    ... to purple any valium type med in a large enough dose will help a lot, dont...

  51. Just Got A Hired, Ahh But Suffer From Debilitating Anxiety!
    ... relaxing and calming yourself klonapin or any other valium type med always helps,an antidepressant help s sometimes...

  52. Starting and SSRI make anxiety worse?
    ... any valium type med taken as needed only will help a lot, but ... been brainwashed to prescribe antidepressants only valium also helps in getting used to any antidepressant ...

  53. Severe Anxiety?
    ... relaxing read out aloud when alone in a loud voice valium and a beta blocker med, taken as needed will help...

  54. Panic attack
    ... breathing always makes panic attacks worse any valium type tablet disolved under the tongue a t the start...

  55. need help with my social anxiety, its taking over my life!!!
    ... anxiety, wear sunglasses and look back a t them any valium type med in a large enough dose will help a lot for...
    ... help a lot with anxiety and panic attacks, meanwhile valium is a big help, do try to get some, also ask about...

  56. anxiety/panic getting blood drawn for thyroid today . Help .
    ... this is one of many cases where a largish dose of valium or similar will help a lot, and allow you to get a...
    ... t that great either). Maybe I should have taken a valium (xanax). :)...
    ... but any usual sedation or spaced out feeling from a valium type med is cancelled out by the fears and anxiety ... hour before. remember you need to co operate with the valium by not tensing up or fighting back against the anxiety...

  57. anxiety scripts... opinions needed...
    ... them. Hopefully, you'll be able to get some Xanax or Valium and have them with you for the very bad times. Sometimes...

  58. flying anxiety
    ... a fairly large dose of any valium type med before and during the flight will help a...

  59. Health Anxiety...Please Help!
    ... To Stay Healthy) I Am Now Taking Paxil -40mg And Valium 8mg Daily But Dont Think They Really Help. I Think...

  60. Need some advice about my Meds.
    ... Xanax Again- If You Have To Be On Something Try Maybe Valium Xanax Is Short Acting And You Get Rebound Anxiety...

  61. Is this a symptom?
    ... and calming yourself, long walks are very relaxing valium type meds help for a while by relaxing the throat...

  62. Anxiety, panic attack and Gagging reflex
    ... any valium type tablet disolved under the tongue will help a...

  63. question on Xanax
    ... from what i have read xanax like valium is used to help lessen the effects of alcohol withdrawal...
    ... from what i have read xanax like valium is used to help lessen the effects of alcohol withdrawal...

  64. Who to see for help?
    ... try an internet bookshop or your local library valium in alarge enough dose makes socialising much easier...

  65. Doctor prescribed paxil...
    ... with all sorts of free gifts for prescribinbg it any valium type med will help a lot for the panic attacks, a...
    ... Just to add... Drugs like Valium are typically thought to be more addictive than drugs...
    ... take medications, I'd definitely recommend it. Valium type meds (benzos) are not more addictive than anti...
    ... unusual for anxiety sufferers to become addicted to valium type meds, they are much too sensible for this to...

  66. Prozac for Anxiety = More Anxiety?
    ... split the tablets, a pillcutter from a pharmacy helps valium type meds help in getting used to an antidepressant...

  67. Questions about Muscle Relaxers
    ... discuss with pharmacist, perhaps otherwise any valium type med is a good muscle relaxer, some are sold for...
    ... worried about the Flexeril why don't you ask about Valium ? I mean, it's an anti-anxiety medicine, so you...
    ... it works so well. My dr. did once prescribe me valium for my muscle spasms in my neck about 4 years agao ... . I had no idea Valium could be taken as a muscle relaxer at that time and ... Klonopin and flexeril together long term but not just Valium by itself. I do not know about the valerian. Hope...

  68. any helpful advice out there?
    ... too that always makes us freak out.If you have any valium type meds take one if you are worrying that bad. ...

  69. self medicating with alcahol
    ... alcahol. Ironically its often more acceptable than valium , which some consider a sign of weakness or lack of...
    ... would be more socially acceptable rather than taking a valium or xanax. It definately would be safer for ones liver...
    ... once every few months.I dont see the issue with the valium type meds either id rather be driving near someone...

  70. Suggestions?
    ... helps calm you, its a pity doc didnt give you any valium type meds, try to get some...
    ... Hi kitten...welcome! I agree, try to get some valium or xanax from your doctor, if you can. I'm sorry...

  71. sudden chest tightness?
    ... welcome a beta blocker or valium type med will help if its from anxiety but there...

  72. I need some help/advice!!!!
    ... Hi sammie valium type meds always help if the dose is right keep in...
    ... I agree with hry33 about taking a benzo like valium or xanax...they really help to calm you down when...

  73. Is My Psychiatrist Really Helping Me ???
    ... have a prescription for a benzo? A little Xanax or Valium might help you while you are trying to get used to...
    ... Hi SRMOM, Yep I take valium but very reluctantly and was leaving it till I was...
    ... happen. I hope your Luvox works, and do take your Valium like your doctor suggests...you will feel better until...

  74. Can anyone relate?????
    ... celexa for a while then up the dose gradually, some valium will help a lot and doc should have given it to you...

  75. Prozac?
    ... had before. Snice my mum died 9 weeks ago I am on valium again, was on them about 5 years ago but come off...