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Diazepam is a drug belonging to the group of benzodiazepines that are used to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, muscle spasms, and a few other types of seizures. Like any other drug, it causes some mild side effects like drowsiness, fatigue, dry mouth, and headaches. This drug is used for short-term treatment and has to be taken as directed.

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I am currently taking Levothyroxine and Diazepam and would like to add pomegranate extract that has 40 % ellagic acid. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently only taking Levothyroxine for hypothyroidism and Diazepam for anxiety. I would like to add pomegranate extract that has 40 % ellagic acid. Is it safe to take this supplement with my current medicine? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. To my knowledge, there is no literature evidence to support the interaction between pomegranate extract and either Levothyroxine or Diazepam. There is enough literature that says pomegranate juice inhibits the CYP3A group of enzymes in the liver whic...  Read Full »

Can Glycerin suppository be used twice a week for a 2-month-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My two month old daughter started passing stool irregularly, from the past eight days. She was passing a lot of gas, but it did not smell. Seeing no improvement, we took her to the pediatrician, who said she had gas in her stomach. So, he gave her Decolic, Neopeptine, and Glycerin supp...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This must probably be your first child, that is why this query. Please note that children under the age of six months may pass stools either 10 to 15 times a month or once in 2 to 3 days. And it is absolutely normal. You should be worried only if the child has not pa...  Read Full »

My son has seizures. Will taking Valtoco help?

Query: Hello doctor, My teenage son has been experiencing seizures, and his doctor has prescribed Valtoco. Can you explain how Valtoco differs from other seizure medications? What factors contribute to its suitability for individuals dealing with seizures? Can you provide detailed information on how Valto...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Valtoco is a nasal spray medication used as an emergency treatment for seizure clusters in individuals with epilepsy who are at least six years old. Its active ingredient is Diazepam, which belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepines. One of the main d...  Read Full »

Can Valtoco be used to treat my son’s seizures?

Query: Hello doctor, My son has been experiencing seizures, and despite visiting multiple doctors, his condition has not improved. How does Valtoco work in treating seizures? What are the potential benefits and side effects, and is it suitable for a teenage patient? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sukhdev Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. I would request you to add his previous reports and investigations. I want to know whether your child is presently on medications or not. A few points to be considered are: 1. Type of seizures and cause of seizures. 2. EEG (electroenc...  Read Full »

Can taking Valium along with Deanxit help to manage anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor, I have lots of anxiety issues. I have taken Deanxit in the past. Then I stopped it for a year. I started taking it back again six months ago. I have a long flight to take soon. I have a fear of flying. Can I take one pill of Valium 5 mg while taking the Deanxit? So, that I can sleep on th...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to your history, it seems that you are having generalized anxiety. Yes, you can take Valium (Diazepam) for symptomatic relief. It will help you to get proper sleep in long duration. Deanxit (Melitracen with Flupenthixol) is a good tablet to deal with anxiety sy...  Read Full »

My sleep is disturbed due to urination urge. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male with no medical conditions. I am on Propecia 1 mg for hair loss, and I have been on it for the past three years. Six months ago, I started getting an urge to urinate more frequently. I had a feeling of my bladder getting full. The urge was not that strong, and I...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These urinary symptoms in young males are many times due to the sphincter dyssynergia (disturbance of the normal synergistic coordination between bladder contraction and external urethral sphincter muscles relaxation during voiding). Valium (Diazepam) also relaxes the ...  Read Full »

How to overcome sleep disturbance after surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not slept since my surgery. I got sweating, hallucination, feeling hot and cold, irregular periods, vivid dreams, urinary incontinence, paranoia, and panic attacks immediately after surgery. I am taking tablet Invega 3 mg and Diazepam as needed. Previously I took CBD oil for t...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know further details about your symptoms. Kindly answer the following; 1) When you underwent surgery? 2) What surgery was done? 3) What problem have you exactly feel since then? Please describe that in a detailed manner. ...  Read Full »

Do you need a prescription for tablet Diazepam?

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to know whether I could get tablet Diazepam without a prescription. I took it six years ago for my anxiety disorder and lower back spasm after an injury. I currently take Salbutamol. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Without a prescription, it will be tough for you to get the medication. So, let me prescribe you other medicine which will help out in this condition. For anti-anxiety pills, you will have to meet a doctor in ...  Read Full »

Can Quetiapine help to treat moderate depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. About four months ago, I was diagnosed with moderate depression. My psychiatrist started me on Seroquel 200 mg at bedtime and gradually increased it to 800 mg at bedtime. Together with Cipralex 20 mg. I feel good improvement. But I noticed that I could not slee...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. If you are suffering from depression, then why are you on tablet Seroquel? It is an antipsychotic and mood stabilizer. It may be used if you have resistant depression. If you have the first episode, then you do not need to take tablet S...  Read Full »

I had a stuttering issue. Please give a permanent solution.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a stress-related stuttering problem ever since I was young. However, now that I am in university, I need to give presentations in almost every lecture, which is very difficult for me to do since I cannot get the words out and get very strong heart palpitations and feel my chest...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation and concern about your work. You are already tried one of the best medications for panic attacks. If you have anxiety daily then you need to start regular SSRI (se...  Read Full »

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