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Thursday, July 24, 2008 everwonder, Community Member, asks

Q: how long does it take to get valium out of your system?

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Vicki M, Health Guide
7/25/08 1:54pm

Hello Everwonder,


There is a great overview here about Valium. It is prescribed for anxiety, but also for seizures, acute alcohol withdrawal and as a muscle relaxer. While there isn't a timeline for when your system is free of the medication, there are quite a few interactions and precautions associated. you can read about all of them here. If you need a definative answer as to when you won't have valium in your system, the best person to ask is either your doctor or pharmacist. While online sites are wonderful resources of information, nothing takes the place of your doctor's sound medical advice.


Hope this helps! Take care and stay in touch!

Vicki M

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SteveSDixon, Community Member
4/ 7/09 4:18pm

I was on valium and it takes 3 to 4 days to go thru your bloodstream and liver.

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Madaxe, Community Member
1/27/10 6:14pm

I have not taken Valium so for 11 days and i've failed a drug test for work because of it. I am going to see my doctor today for more information regarding this, because he said originally that it would ony take between 5 & 7 days to be completely out of my system. SO BEWARE!!! If you get drug tested at work by way of urine sample, you will be at risk of failing up to 2 weeks out...

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Sweettoddy, Community Member
9/ 6/11 5:57pm

i hear that,i was un the hospital for a couple of days,was given 10 mgs. of Valium every 6 hrs. i got out of the hospital on 8-25 went to see pain doctor on 8-29 i tested positive for it but what i am upset about is i went back to pain doctor today 12 days later and i still tested positive and got accused of still taking!!!

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By everwonder, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/19/14, First Published: 07/24/08