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Unprescribed diazepam

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Keeptrying

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Hi,
So I've been taking one 5mg diazepam everyday for 6 days now, my mother passed and she had so many in her purse that I took them so I could cope with sleeping etc and I suffer with terrible anxiety anyway.
Anyhow, I'm already worried about depending on them and i keep saying I'll take a day break in between and I dont. Does anyone know what my doctor will "do" if I tell them I've been taking these unprescribed? Are they as dangerous as people say?
I have quite alot left, but I am scared of what I could possibly be doing to myself as I've read very different things about it all, it doesn't help I have a naturally addictive personality anyway...
Thanks in advance
 
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Six days is alright but any longer and you may well get addicted. They are notoriously difficult to get off once you are addicted.
 
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Keeptrying

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Six days is alright but any longer and you may well get addicted. They are notoriously difficult to get off once you are addicted.
Thankyou for the reply, I suppose I will just have to make sure I stop tommorow either way.
 
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lifecangetbetter

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its just best not to get in the habit. keep it for emergencies when you're having a really tough time
 
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