Diazepam Effects, Side Effects & Duration of Action

Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions by people using our website.

How to take diazepam?

This medication should be swallowed whole with a drink of water and can be taken with or without food.

How does diazepam work?

By binding with the GABA receptors in the brain this anti-anxiety medication works by increasing levels of the calming chemical GABA, this relieves anxiety and promotes a feeling of calmness.

How long does diazepam take to work?

This medication begins working within 30 - 45 minutes on average, taking the tablet on an empty or full stomach may decrease or increase the onset time.

Can you take paracetamol with diazepam?

Yes, it is fine to take paracetamol with this medication.

Does diazepam help you sleep?

Yes, by promoting a sense of calmness and relaxation this medication is an effective treatment for sleeping problems including Insomnia.

How long after taking diazepam can you drink alcohol?

Patients are not advised to mix this medication with alcohol and should wait at least 4-6 hours (the time the medication is active) before drinking alcohol.

How long before a flight should you take diazepam?

Patients are advised to take this medication 2 hours before the planned flight time, in extreme circumstances an additional dose can be taken the night before.

How long does diazepam stay in your system?

Although this medication only remains active for 4 - 6 hours, it can stay in your system for about 10 days.

How many diazepam can you take?

No more than 60 mg of this medication should be consumed in a 24-hour period, this should be administered in 3 or 4 doses.

Can you take diazepam with antidepressants?

It is not recommended to take anxiety tablets with antidepressants, patients suffering from this condition are advised to speak with a medical professional before mixing any medications.

Does diazepam cause weight gain?

Short term use of this medication is unlikely to cause weight gain, however longer term use of this medication can increase weight.

Do I need a prescription to order from your website?

No, you do not require a prescription or consultation to order this medication from our website.

What If I Have Questions about Specific Products?

If you have more specific questions about a particular brand, you might want to check read about Valium 10 mgActavis diazepam , Galenika Bensedin 10 mg , MSJ Diazepam 10 mg and Diazepan Prodes 10 mg.
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