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    Bluelighter StaySedated's Avatar
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    for me its:

    1.temazepam-most euphoria, strongest, most intoxicating, helps my insomnia

    2.clonazepam-long lasting, strong yet mellow, best for muscle relaxation and anxiety(including social anxiety), pretty euphoric while still being able to keep my shit together.

    3.xanax-short lasting, least euphoric but second at feeling "fucked up", like temazepam it easily causes blackouts, but isn't as enjoyable as the other two imo.

    how do you think these compare?
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    Compare? Well, they are all from different benzo compounds. Clonazepam is a 7-nitro derivative benzodiazepine, Alprazolam is a triazolobenzodiazepine derivative and Temazepam is a 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine derivative. Generally the 3-hydroxy are more sedative/hypnotics. For Temazepam this is so. Gives me a nice buzz. Triazolobenzodiazepines are short acting but very potent on a milligram basis compared to other benzodiazepines. This is so for Alprazolam, packs a punch and is short. The 7-nitro benzos are powerful anticonvulsants/muscle relaxants. (Some very sedative). Agreed, great for social anxiety and probably the most effective muscle relaxant of the three.
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    Hope i can jump on this thread as i have just gotten some Temazepam to try as i find it difficult to relax before bed, after reading thread after thread the doses seem to fluctuate from normal 30mg to pretty high 100+ now i have never tried this type of drug before (tried chloral hydrate once did nothing) i am hoping to get some relaxation for a couple of hours or so then go off to bed or will valium be a better choice. would use weed but i seem to be very sick off it and dont drink alcohol.

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    Valium does nothing for me. Temazepam can be recreational and relaxing at doses around 60-90mg in my opinion. Most people (members on this board on AIM or people I know personally) respond well at that dose when looking to catch a high although some may fall asleep but that's okay because they can just lower their dose the next time.

    I'm assuming you were prescribed 30mg if you live in the U.S. so you could always just give that prescribed dose a try since you are a benzo newbie. However I believe you should always one up the dose that is prescribed when looking to get at least a buzz.
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    i pretty much agree with K'd-OUT-in-AZ. If you haven't ever taken benzo's before, then one 30mg dose of temazepam will probably buzz and relax you pretty well. if you have more than one, i would put them away and make sure that you don't take more than one. unless you have a benzo tolerance then maybe two. start with one, it should peak between one and two hours. if you feel relaxation in the first hour, you shouldn't take another. i'd wait at least four hours before considering another one really since this is your first time on this drug. keep in mind that the half life is of temazepam is about eight hours, so even if you don't think you are impaired, you still may be so i wouldn't plan on driving anywhere. hope this helps and you enjoy it!
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    Yes thxs for both answers i have a high tolerance to other drugs like painkillers but did not want to be one of those who end up blacking out and doing stupid stuff
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    Well technically alprazolam and clonazepam are much more potent that temazepam, with .5mg of each equaling about 20mg of temazepam......but that is just potency. Doesn't mean too much when taking each at their equivalent potency dose.
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    Yes, for those who have tried one and curious of how much to take another, here are the equivalencies...
    Clonazepam 0.5mg
    Alprazolam 0.5mg
    Temazepam 20mg
    All three have differing effects though. Temazepam is a hypnotic, Alprazolam packs a punch but has a short duration, Clonazepam is long acting and a good muscle relaxant. All three have anxiolytic qualities regardless, some more than others.
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    There's been heaps of these kinda threads... try searching. But anyway, out of the three, I always found temazepam to be the most euphoric, followed by clonazepam. But due to my high tolerance (I've been taking benzos daily for 7 years) I find it pretty hard to get any recreational effects from them nowadays.
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