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You can overdose any time you use a sedative drug like Valium. Some actions and risk factors make overdose even more likely.
The amount that causes an overdose does not rise at the same pace. The British Medical Journal (BMJ) shares that when it comes to benzodiazepines like Valium, the, “longer the exposure to these medications, the higher the risk of overdose.”2 As time passes, your body develops a tolerance.
While it is difficult to overdose on Valium alone, there are risk associated with taking large amounts of the drug. More on how much Valium is.
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I took 100mg of diazepam with two bottles of wine about 20 hours ago. I slept for 10 hours but now feel dizzy, shaky and my balance isn’t good. I’m also breathing badly, and have a fast heartbeat. Will this subside?
Yes, you can overdose on Valium.
Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Diazepam overdose.
Other medicines may also contain diazepam.
Valium, a brand name benzodiazepine, has been abused for nonmedical reasons since its approval in Valium abuse is dangerous and can lead to overdose.
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The study suggested that many of these overdoses may be accidental – people drinking too much while taking prescription Valium, for example, or taking an opioid painkiller and a benzodiazepine to ease pain and anxiety at the same time.