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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Minor tranquilizer: A benzodiazepine i'v controlled substance because potentially addicting takes about 30" to start working lasts about 3-4 hours used for anxiety disord ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Depending on age and tolerance and severity of symptoms and if taken alone or with other medications. Generally, i would not recommend daily dose abov ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience in Neurology
Safely addictive: Xanax (alprazolam) is safe if one does not use heavy machinery or drive while on it. It doesnt interact with too many meds. However, if used chronic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is for the short term treatment of anxiety.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Get Help: Talk to your doctor about mental health professional near you. You should cut back slowly if you have been taking it for a long time. You need to talk ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
Xanax (alprazolam) is : A controlled substance that has to be prescribed by a doctor with a dea license. Start by seeing your doctor, describing your problem, and getting ex ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Benzodiazepine: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that has a fairly short half-life. This can increase the risk of addiction to the medication. There are other ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Because of the short half life and rapid onset, this particular drug is more reinforcing than the other benzos. If you are on Xanax (alprazolam) and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Xanax (alprazolam): Absolutely! it belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines, such as Valium and ativan, (lorazepam) and is a schedule IV drug, requiring a sp ... Read More
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