Diazepam is an effective medicine to calm various levels of anxiety, fits and muscle spasms. In most patients, the medicine usually takes 1 or 1.5 hours to show its peak effects. Since Diazepam metabolizes by triggering metabolites, it may take up to 24 hours to wear off from your body. In some patients, the duration of wearing Diazepam may be longer than 24 hours.
The speed of Diazepam showing its impact may vary depending on many variables. The effect may also vary for different symptoms you are taking it for.
However, there are conditions where Diazepam's effects may differ for several reasons.
Most of the patients take Diazepam with other medicines, and this interaction impacts the effectiveness of the drug to a great extent. It may leave Diazepam to lose its effectiveness and reduce or increase its side effects. Discuss with your healthcare provider how to manage the dosage of Diazepam with other medicines.
The most common interaction of Diazepam can be the following.
You may find many other muscle relaxants, sleeping pills and medicines to treat mental health issues which may interact with Diazepam and impact its effectiveness.