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Oral/IV - diazepam (valium) - effective?

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YazL

Junior member
Joined
May 3, 2010
Messages
18
Last dental appointment, I took 10mg of valium orally.

It did me no good. I was the usual wreck. In fact my dentist, who didn't know I'd taken any, told me during the procedure that I should try valium next time, and she was surprised when I said I had- shocked when I said I'd taken 10mg.


So I'm worried that if I go the IV admin route I still won't be able to cope.
Has anyone had the same problem as me?

thanks :)
 
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chrissie266

Well-known member
Joined
Mar 5, 2010
Messages
338
Hi,

I haven't tried oral sedation but I was convinced the IV sedation wouldn't work but believe me it did! I can't remember a thing, if offered it I would jump at the chance, it does exactly what it is supposed to do.
 
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