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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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I take Ambien to sleep 10mg. I'm recovering from

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I take Ambien to sleep 10mg. I'm recovering from surgery/complications and have a lot of anxiety and depression during the day. I was wondering if I could take some vallium some point in the day and still take the ambien at night. Or take the vallium later on and then try halving the ambien
JA: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

It can cause significant sedation and drowsiness if you take Ambien and Valium (any of the way, you mentioned). So avoid driving and operating any machinery.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

Also try to keep as much gap as possible in between the two medicines (10-12 hours or more would be recommended in between the two).

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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