Posted by SandyWeb on July 8, 2007, at 11:55:22
In reply to Re: Valium » SandyWeb, posted by cactus on July 8, 2007, at 0:41:28
I had a message from a PB member, and he showed me a chart that had 10mg Valium being equivalent to 0.5mg clonazepam. And I've also read in other places as the equivalency being 1 to 2 mg per 10mg Valium. Regardless of whether it's 0.5, 1, or 2mg.....it turns out that 20mg of Valium is definately not anywhere near what I've been taking. The only difference I've noticed in the past three days, though, is a nervous tummy and coming close to a panic attack once. I don't think I'm as nervous as I normally would be simply because my daughter is here visiting for the time being, so I'm not as anxious with her around. But once she leaves....
I hate the nervous tummy, though, and there's no reason for it. I'll just be reading a book or on the internet....like right now, my stomach is so nervous I think I'll be grabbing a 2mg clonazepam soon.
The doctor said he would start me out at 10mg Valium twice per day. Do not take it three times per day. Why not?? It still wouldn't be as high a dose as what I'm used to, and I don't want to start freaking out!! Would taking it 20mg at once be such a bad thing, or taking 10mg TID be so wrong? They're still so far below my usual. And without anti-anxiety in my system, I tend to get suicidal. Argh. I don't know why he's doing this to me.