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    I was wondering if anyone knew what 2 mgs of Xanax would roughly amount to in Valium dosage. I use to take 14 mg of Xanax w/out blackin out but truly enjoyin it until my dr decided Valium was better for me. IMO, Valium sucks at any dose. Way weaker IME. But I am curious what mg of Valium would be closest to 2 mg Xanax? TIA!
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    2mg Xanax is approx equal to 40mg Valium...its hard to make an exact comparison though, considering how short acting Xanax is and how long acting Valium is...

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    Thanks NT. That's a hell of a difference! No wonder I hate Val so much :P. But, of course, my dr won't be reasoned with to put me back on Xanax. I don't feel like this crap works as fast as my Xanax did either. Ahh, nothing I can do about it. Anyway, thanks again!
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    No problem

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    OP: If you require a quick-acting benzo, you can try asking for Ativan (lorazepam). It's very quick acting and less commonly abused than Xanax is, so you may have better luck.

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    As the other dudes said, approximatelly 40mg = 2mg Xanax according to conversion charts. I also find that diazepam does fuck all, but some stronger anxiolytic benzos - at least in my opinion - would be lorazepam, clonazepam, bromazepam may be a better option.
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    Thank you all for the help. I will def be askin for something better than this crap. I mean seriously, by the time the Valium kicks in I'm either at the hosp thinkin I'm dyin, in tears from the horror I just went thru or one day perhaps dead! Fuckin Valium...
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    Valium may still be of use to you if you have general or social anxiety problems, but it definitely sounds like you need something that's quicker acting - and Ativan may do the trick. It's less "punchy" than Xanax is, but I found that within 10-20 minutes of taking an Ativan (and smoking a bowl help ) that I was feeling MUCH better.
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    Ahh, if only I could smoke some weed right now. I'm still on probation till July...then it's blunt time!!
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