What is diazepam?

Diazepam, first marketed as Valium, is a medication of the benzodiazepine family that typically produces a calming effect. It is commonly used to treat a range of conditions including anxiety, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome, muscle spasms, seizures, trouble sleeping, and restless legs syndrome. It may also be used to cause memory loss during certain medical procedures. It can be taken by mouth, inserted into the rectum, injected into muscle, or injected into a vein. When given into a vein, effects begin in one to five minutes and last up to an hour. By mouth, effects may take 40 minutes to begin.

Diazepam street names (Nicknames)

Benzos, Dead flower powers, Downers,Foofoo, Howards, Sleep away, Tranks

How long does diazepam stay in your hair?

For the majority of people, diazepam stays in body systems and can be detected by hair test for up to 90 days.

How long does diazepam stay in your saliva?

For the majority of people, diazepam stays in body systems and can be detected by saliva test from 1 to 3 days.

How long does diazepam stay in your urine?

For the majority of people, diazepam stays in body systems and can be detected by urine test from 7 to 10 days.

How long does diazepam stay in your blood?

For the majority of people, diazepam stays in body systems and can be detected by blood test from 6 to 48 hrs.

The provided estimates are averaged and can vary upwards or downwards, depending upon many factors:

  • How long you have been taking diazepam;
  • Whether you have excessive weight;
  • Whether you have had physical activity before test;
  • Dehydration of your body;
  • Metabolism, height, age, sex and other factors.