The patient will not experience withdrawal symptoms immediately after their last dose of Valium. Due to the long-lasting nature of Valium’s effects, it takes a more extended time for them to begin exhibiting symptoms of withdrawal. Several factors can impact the severity of withdrawal, such as short or long-term addiction, mental health status, co-occurring drug use, drug abuse severity, and overall physical health. The following points explain the typical withdrawal syndromes of Valium detox:
Week 1: During the initial one week of the valium withdrawal detox schedule, the patient experiences various valium detox symptoms such as hallucinations, insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, etc.
Week 2: In the second week, the symptoms will intensify, and over time, the symptoms start to subside.
Week 3: After two weeks of Valium detox, the patient might experience hypersensitivity, one of the ‘rebound withdrawal symptoms.
One Month: The symptoms will lessen, and patients will feel sober after one month of Valium detox time.
Aftercare: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and addiction treatment should always follow the Valium detox.