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  1. Does anyone take a conventional med and also an herb?
    ... herbal deprassants. Valerian being very similar to Valium , which is given for anxiety attacks along with anti...

  2. New to the board
    ... even need the maximum dose. I can take about .5 mg of valium when I get overly anxious, it kicks the anxiety, and...

  3. Sweating Armpits (even when not anxious)
    ... a book or tape on relaxation, this will help, some valium or inderal would also help antiperspirant deoderant...

  4. XANAX users.
    ... I have been on the following for anxiety: Xanax, Valium , Paxil, Prozac. The one's that worked? You guessed ... correctly- Xanax and Valium . I literally had to brow beat my doctor, convince ... has worked for me in the past- and that for me was Valium , but I got XANAX, which is OK too. I had already tried...
    ... difficult. My goal is to wean totally off of xanax via valium (even if it takes a year or two) which is a better...
    ... just seems funny that you are NOW willing to be on Valium for a YEAR OR TWO?! That is WAAAAY too long- then ... TAKEN for years at a time, and whoever told you that Valium is easier to wean off of is full of crap. BOTH XANAX ... and Valium are easy to get off of if NOT taken as maintenance...
    ... has helped many people withdraw from Benzo's using Valium . For some it did take as long as a year to slowly...
    ... has helped many people withdraw from Benzo's using Valium . For some it did take as long as a year to slowly ... when I knew all along that benzos like XANAX and Valium do the trick FOR ME. It's just the "pop a pill" business ... 1/2, etc.? That is really interesting about the Valium study. I'll have to look it up. I for one think Valium ... CONVINCED that XANAX was MUCH easier to quit than Valium . She's full of s**t in my opinion, they both can be ... gave me something that worked. BUT, the thing about Valium is that it takes MORE pills to do the same thing that...
    ... doctor is full of it. Xanax is more addictive than Valium , since it is more potent. For example, 1 mg. Xanax ... = 20 mgs. Valium . But it has a shorter half-life than Valium, doesn ... 't last as long. Valium is good for tapering because it comes in smaller dose ... size...you can get a 3 mg. pill of Valium and cut it easily down to 1 mg...which would be pretty...

  5. Can anyone relate to my problem?
    ... depressants have been SSRI's, there are several other types valium type meds, taken as needed are also useful for reducing...
    ... either, he may prescribe a mild sedative, such as valium or antivan or librium. And/or an Anti-depressant,...

  6. Any natural remedy for anxiety?
    ... herbal things only seem to give a placebo effect , valium is much better, IMO...
    ... Isn't Valium pretty hard on the body?...

  7. Difference between Valium and Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)?
    ... both are benzos or valium type meds, there is no connection between the mg dose ... last 12 hours, they last about 2 to 4 hours only 20mg valium is probably too much to take all at once no one can ... clonazepam probably lasts longer in the system than valium dont try to get too much from benzos or you may finish...
    ... taking more than one dosage. I'll probably try 15mg Valium twice a day next time. Also, I am very aware that...

  8. SRRI VS BENZO's for anxiety
    ... day, twice a day. I tapered off in 1 week. I took Valium for 3 or 4 months, maybe 2 or 3 times a week "as needed ... There have been BILLIONS,BILLIONS, BILLIONS (xanax, valium , clonopin, ativan, ETC, etc!) of prescriptions and...

  9. prozac and unexplained problems!!!
    ... on the fact, but WHY are SSRI's PUSHED SO MUCH WHEN VALIUM , XANAX, ETC have been around so long and are PROVEN ... their Guinea Pigs-they can p**s off, and I'll take my Valium or XANAX if I need it AS NEEDED, thank you very much...

  10. Back on Meds... anyone familiar with Paxil CR
    ... and went off of it easly in a week or so. I took Valium for 6-8 weeks and easily went off of that too- they...

  11. difference between xanax and valium
    ... Xanax and Valium are different in that their half lifes are different ... leave, which is bad, because it leaves your body fast. Valium lasts longer in your body. The reason why xanax is...
    ... helped me prevent anxiety attacks (or get milder ones). Valium is in the same family, only it is less targeted so ... larger doses are required. Like Tinkerhell mentioned, valium lasts longer in your system. But your problem is not...
    ... Jason, Xanax and Valium are both benzo type medications, but as Janik said ... (well, kinda)- Valium is more of a general "sedative" and Xanax more targeted ... symptoms. Lots of people take Xanax as needed, same with Valium . I've used both, and while I prefer Valium because ... is good for anxiety also. I would say though, that Valium would be MUCH better for insomnia. Good LUck getting ... one of today's doctors to prescribe Valium though.............
    ... Nicky69 (and anyone reading), Do you think that valium use can lead to depression? Thank you....
    ... Nicky69 (and anyone reading), Do you think that valium use can lead to depression? Thank you. Used as Needed ... speak from MY OWN personal experience- Benzos Like Valium are BAR NONE, IMHO, the BEST anxiety medications-...
    ... Do you think that valium use can lead to depression? Thank you. --- In my ... tranquilizer that has the least effects to me was valium , however, I only have used that drug occasionally...

  12. What kind of therapy is good for anxiety?
    ... for Xanax, which worked for me nearly as good as Valium . BUT MAN- Trying to get a physician to prescrine a...

  13. getting off pills
    ... perhaps with the exeption of avanza? which is like valium avanza will calm you if taken as needed with the dose...

  14. does anyone understand how i feel.
    ... is one of your problems, look it up on the net. any valium type meds such as xanax, etc wuuld help and these...

  15. Zoloft.....how long till it kicks in?
    ... antidepressant that works for you meanwhile get some valium and take as needed for the panic attacks and anxiety...

  16. anyone else??please reply
    ... hopefully he can reassure you. you could try some valium or similar as needed for the stress and anxiety, it...
    ... hopefully he can reassure you. you could try some valium or similar as needed for the stress and anxiety, it...

  17. Have stress and NOT realize it?
    ... suggest or use them, but have you tried something like Valium for the panic episodes? To me, that is the absolute ... of course if you use it ONLY on an as needed basis. Valium is not a maintenance drug and should not be used as...

  18. A thumb pushing down hard in my throat. How to stop it?
    ... check your throat in case anything is actually there. valium or inderal as needed relaxes the muscles and will...

  19. Trying to stay positive, BUT....
    ... the other day- Scary to say the least. I have used Valium with great success in the past, and did not become ... cant understand why everyone thinks medication like Valium is so awful- it does its job and does it well, regardless...
    ... turkey on their meds. But your insistence on taking valium might be misleading your doctor. By the way, there ... are better benzos than valium in the market. They require smaller doses and they...
    ... turkey on their meds. But your insistence on taking valium might be misleading your doctor. By the way, there ... are better benzos than valium in the market. They require smaller doses and they ... nervousness subside? Good point about my "insistence" on valium . ITs not that I'm demanding it, but like you said ... bought stock in Citrucel... What are these other valium type drugs you speak of? I only mentioned valium because...
    ... unpleasant side effects. If he does not want to prescribe Valium , fine. But he should be the one seeking other alternatives...
    ... unpleasant side effects. If he does not want to prescribe Valium , fine. But he should be the one seeking other alternatives ... relaxed...Go figure- but I did take a tiny piece of valium that I have had for a long time- racing thoughts,...
    ... now prozac. If I had gotten a 10 day prescription to Valium to begin with (because it worked for me before), I...

  20. I need some advice please!
    ... though. If I take any other medication, it will be valium or something like it. After kinda crummy times with...
    ... or it dont. Have you ever tried a Benzo drug? Ie. Valium , Ativan, etc.? If you havent, find someone that will ... have taken Paxil, PRozac, Xanax, and Kava Kava, is Valium -BAR NONE. It gets in QUICKLY (20-30 mins), does the...
    ... BILLIONS of prescriptions for something like say, Valium , and there are not hundreds of millions of Valium...
    ... SOO bad that you do need HEAVY doses of Prozac or Valium , it would work wonders to see a good counselor, IMHO ... symptom. Not other behaviors- at least in the case of valium . Its a sedative. Actually, when I was first prescribed ... Valium , the doctor, who got his MD license in 1955, said ... benzos and opiates" I took Xanax for 6 months and Valium over teh course of 3 months. It didnt happen to my ... there have been BILLIONS of prescriptions written for Valium since '63, yet there are not hundreds of millions...
    ... can be. I have had the same experience with CBT and Valium as needed- sure, I have my ups and downs, but Ummmm...

  21. Help someone! I have been looking for answers forever! I'm getting really tired..
    ... to hunter e i suggest you get some valium or similar and take it daily for a few weeks to see...
    ... it some time, and I'll bet it goes away. Although valium works good for anxiety, good luck getting ANY doctor...
    ... Boy (edited 05-03-2003).] Well, the suggestion for valium is two fold I think- A) Believe it or not, valium ... ALL the time. So, it was just not anxiety, and the valium worked great. B) We all know its track record (for ... anxiety. C) SOME not ALL people get dependent on it ( valium ). ITs not an everyday for 7 years drug. As a matter ... 177, IMHO, your stress level was so high you needed valium of ativan. What is it with these stupid doctors and...

  22. feels like constant lump in throat!!!
    ... common with anxiety, but get doc to check your throat valium stops it a while by relaxing the muscles, massaging...
    ... klonapin or rivotril is a valium type med or benzo that was originally developed for...

  23. alcahol, the traditional medication
    ... difficult social occasion is seen as OK, whereas taking a valium is seen as a sign of moral weakness..... ...

  24. Xanax during pregnancy? Scared!
    ... benzodiazepines (BZDs): In the 70s and 80s, diazepam ( Valium ) was found to be associated with cleft lip and palate...

  25. Natural alternative to anxiety medication???
    ... good idea. i have heard that valerian root is like valium , but natural. one minor warning though.. it stinks...

  26. eating in public
    ... swallow without any problems, without realising it. valium taken about 30 minutes before eating helps, remember ... that alcahol with valium can cause sedation beta blocker meds such as inderal...
    ... Hey, instead of the valium , how about just having them pack it up to go? Eating...

  27. cautionary tale about high daily dose of benzos
    ... and sought help for Benzodiazapine (klonopin, xanax, valium , etc.) withdrawal. Turns out I had to slowly taper...

  28. help me
    ... as possible is best, this will also calm you. some valium or any other benzo, taken about 1 hour before the...
    ... cant be taken only as needed meds such as inderal or valium can be taken as needed for this sort of anxiety...

  29. what is xanax?
    ... a bodybuilder and hurt his back. The doc gave him Valium for the muscle spasms while the back was healing. ... back was fine, his doc figured he could just stop the Valium since it is the weakest benzo and it was a small,...

  30. double vision
    ... dilated pupils, double vision, and dry eyes. 3. Valium - may cause red eyes, involuntary eye twitching and...

  31. paxil right for me?
    ... I would agree with the valium type medications being best for anxiety. I tried paxil ... knew that kicking it would be a B&*%H. I have taken valium for anxiety- practically zero side effects (aside ... to them as much as possible. Actually, the ativan/ valium meds would make that easier, and eventually you will...
    ... for your reply! I might talk to my doctor about the valium . I am kind of scared to ask him about it because ... " valium " sounds kind of powerful. Could you get it in small ... doctor about it, but i'd like to go off it and try the valium /ativan. Is valium habbit forming? Thanks for the...
    ... Valium is VERY powerful (IMHO, Ativan is more powerful, though ... . It seems to hang around your system longer than valium too), but yes, you can get it in small doses. You...

  32. Driving Woes
    ... THe only thing that I have used that works for me is valium , but we know the story about driving on that stuff...

  33. prozac and Anxiety
    ... MRI....talk about closed in :( definate need of a valium or ativan before that test. I always have to be in...

  34. I NeEd HeLp nOw!!
    ... your breath and avoid rapid shallow panting, some valium or similar will reduce a panic attack and acts quickly...
    ... ages are best stopped with a fairly large dose of valium or other benzo med, IMO...
    ... Benzos like Valium are cross-tolerant with alcohol.. ...meaning they...

  35. more than meds needed
    ... meds, an antidepressant and a benzo such as xanax or valium being the most popular.Paxil or aropax is an antidepressant...

  36. Scared of Being In House on my own
    ... often reduce depression, anxiety and panic attacks valium would also help when alone...

  37. Lost my job - severe panic attacks
    ... any exercise also relaxes do you have any meds, some valium type ones would help a lot did you lose the job because...

  38. valium and the other benzos
    ... term courses of therapy. For instance, a month of valium prescribed to a woman who suffered a late-term miscarriage...

  39. Oops, I think I took 2 pills ?????
    ... hry33, She's lucky, they give her valium ! :) :round: mommyof5...

  40. Buspar
    ... and that it will calm me down (similarly to xanax or valium ) anyone have this experience....
    ... advice buspar is a tranquilliser that is different to valium or xanax it needs to be taken daily and takes some...
    ... suggest you get a new doc, you need any benzo, xanax, valium , etc to take as needed, they all act quickly...
    ... buspar is not effective against panic attacks, valium or any benzo is...
    ... To: hry33 Xanax and Valium are minor-tranq. and Buspar is MISC. ANXIOLYTICS...

  41. Benzos like xanax/ ativan
    ... are very potent...1mg. Ativan or .5 Xanax = 10mg. Valium or 25mg. Librium!...
    ... I was concerned about addiction too. I was put on Valium for a muscle injury and even though it was a benzo ... too, I still had severe attacks while on the valium , and I could not take the ativan till I completed ... the valium . so I know all benzos are not created equal by no...

  42. anxitey.....does it get better?
    ... their own an antidepressant such as paxil with a valium type med are the most common meds used gerd is a common...

  43. HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... if you can get hold of some valium or similiar tablets these will relax you and make...

  44. Can you drink on Xanax?
    ... morale many do this while on xanax and the other valium type meds xanax often makes alcahol effect you more...

  45. Efexor XL (please answer)
    ... severe that the med must be stopped and another tried valium type meds reduce these side effects but many docs...
    ... antidepressant meds often make us worse at first, any valium type meds reduce the early nusiance side effects...

  46. what works for you?
    ... valium type meds help everyone, antidepressants help some...

  47. Crowd Anxiety
    ... propranol reduces the physical problems and is helpful, valium reduces both physical and mental anxiety problems...

  48. Frightening throat sensations...please HELP!
    ... anxiety is often the cause and relaxation is the answer valium type meds relax the throat muscles for a while sometimes...

  49. Emotional rollorcoaster
    ... don't think anythimg would calm me down apart from valium and the doctor doesn't like me having much of that...

  50. help with klonopin withdrawal
    ... suggestions for tapering off including taking xanax or valium in small doses to help with symptoms but I don't think...
    ... for the taper, as it has a long half-life simular to Valium . Valium is top choice for taper, but Klonopin will ... do if you can't get Valium . Just use the manual as guideline; each taper is individual...

  51. What to expect when switching from Xanax to Klonopin?
    ... Klonopin or Valium are the first choices for tapering off benzos completely...
    ... that has worked for me and that includes Klonapen, valium , librium and all the rest. I've been taking it for...
    ... that has worked for me and that includes Klonopan, valium , librium and all the rest. I've been taking it for...

  52. Switching to Prozac form Paxil
    ... My doctor has been kind enough to let me have 10mg valium to help me through as she knows i can't cope with...

  53. herbal supplements for anxiety
    ... Armoricum a bluefish extract. It's said to replace valium and xanax. - Rhodiola Rosea: a herbal adaptogen from...

  54. klonopin
    ... Only 1 mg. Klonopin is an equivalent dose of 20 mg. Valium !!! It's potent so proceed with caution, or better...

  55. Feedback On Some Supplements
    ... and chronic fatigue syndrome. It's said to replace valium and xanax. Has anyone had any experiences with it...

  56. Anxiety grows bigger even when you take pills for it... Face the fear!!
    ... it's not "masking" your symptoms. Something like Valium , would mask your symptoms because it depresses the...
    ... it's not "masking" your symptoms. Something like Valium , would mask your symptoms because it depresses the...

  57. how do i conquer fear of "driving test examiner"?
    ... MORE nerve racking! Just take it easy, pump up the valium LOL, jk don't do that, take a breather, and DON'T...

  58. Trembling Worse
    ... stand it and its driving me nuts. I have prescribed Valium and Serax benzo's that i havent taken in many months...

  59. Dizziness & Anxiety
    ... most meds take a while 2 kick in unless its like valium stuff....

Autism Spectrum board

  1. help for his aggression
    ... fairly quickly and if she doesnt we give her 1/2 of a valium thats is just enought to take the edge off. I...

  2. Higher rate of febrile seizures in Autism?
    ... Cat scans,MRI's. The Dr. did give us a script for valium suppositorys to stop the seizures and told us to always...

  3. Moms Medicated?
    ... Are any of you medicated? Prozac or valium etc.? I don't usually believe in these kinds of drugs...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. Zyprexa dreaming and other stuff
    ... finally go back to sleep. I recently added diazapime ( Valium ) back into my nighttime mixture which has helped,...

  2. Here I am again...
    ... year 1/2 ago. I've been on 300mg Lamictal...20mg valium for anxious moments as needed. So by luck tonight...

  3. wanting the pain to stop
    ... person. So she says "lets try Depakote and take this Valium when you get the rage". I hope it works, but to...

  4. just started taking lamictal - does it get better?
    ... lamictal and that made me loopy. And before that I had valium , and i sincerely don't recommend that. I take 150...

  5. Sleeping 10-12 hours/night-normal for BP?
    ... long. My pdoc for 6 yrs refuses to give me xanax or valium , but i have clonazepam and temazepam (there in the...

  6. I'm new
    ... follows(not all at the same time): temazapan, mogadon, valium , seroquel. im pretty sure im addicted to valium....
    ... most of us here, are, I guess), and being addicted. Valium withdrawal is possible, slowly done, as is discontinuation...
    ... awesome way to look at it. i havent actually taken valium since i started the seroquel the other night. i guess...

  7. My Psychiatrist Appointment
    ... another psychiatrist or not. I really want to get Valium prescribed to me and a mood stabilizer so I won't...
    ... the Zyprexa a chance? And why do you want to take Valium ? No offense, I know you are nervous, but do you want...
    ... Valium is a pretty potent thing to ask for--it's commonly...

  8. Pdoc Appointment
    ... polar and anxiety medicine for my nerves. Hopefully Valium because they work the best.......................Well...

  9. Bad night last night - hope it's not a manic ep starting
    ... friends house and crashed there after finally taking a valium to calm down. Definitely having some impulse control...

  10. UUggghh Med Irritation Sucks
    ... Okay talked to pdoc and he called in some valium to take until the lamictal activation gets better...

  11. almost there
    ... know how I'm doing and if it's bad he might add some valium during the day temporarily until I get through the...
    ... pdoc sounds smart too about maybe giving you some valium to get you through until hopefully the lamictal kicks...

  12. I need advice big time.
    ... different. I am 63 now, and on Lexapro, Lamactil, and Valium . The Lamactil is new for me, is a mood stablizer...

  13. I haven't left the board, just had a major surgery
    ... Fortunatley, I was able to take percaset (for pain) and valium ( as a muscle relaxant, but I'm sure it helped my...