How Long After Taking Valium Should Someone Wait To Drink Alcohol?

How long should someone wait to drink? Long enough for the valium to wear off I’m sure, but how long is that?

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  1. AbeLinco

    If a person drinks alcohol enough to get hammered, then they could die from that. If they are on ‘therapeutic’ valium doses, then less alcohol would be needed to die. Valium stays in the body a long time, but there is variation in elimination rates between people.
    Adult half life values are about 20 to 50 hours, and it takes 4 half-lives to get rid of more than 90% of it.
    Diazepam and its chemical cousins tend to impair short term memory making work performance and grades go down, and increasing the auto accident rate of drivers. http://www.merck.com/mmpe/lexicomp/diaze…