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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
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
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): Is an anxiolytic medication of intermediate half-life, used for panic disorder. Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, nausea, headaches, lack of f... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 13 years experience
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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam) vs. xanax (alprazolam) xr: Hello. There have been some deaths reported that were related to use of xanax (alprazolam). However, the longer acting form (xanax (alprazolam) (alpr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology 35 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry 47 years experience
Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat anxiety.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
Family Medicine 34 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sara Buckley
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
At a pharmacy: With a prescription. Xanax (alprazolam) is a controlled substance and is not available without a prescription.

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