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Can I take xanax before getting tattooed

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
It's OK IF & ONLY IF: The medication was prescribed for you by your doctor and you are taking it according to instructions and for the purpose you were given it to take.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wynn
Dr. John Wynn answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
Paradoxical reaction: Some people do experience agitation or arousal in response to benzodiazepines, including diazepam/valium & alprazolam/xanax. Sometimes this is because ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Pre procedure med: Yes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: Dose. Duration of use. Urine dilution. Cut offs LIVER fx all can make a difference. 72 hours likely adequate in most cases.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: That's the best time. Naproxen is a minor pain reliever. Please get a tasteful tattoo that you will not later regret.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Percocet and surgery: This shouldn't be a problem. Let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know. Just take your meds with a small sip of water. Many facilities actually give ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: There is no problem being on xanax (alprazolam) and getting this vaccine.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not wise: Xarelto increases bleeding. The potential for low level bleeding during tattoo is likely increased while on xarelto.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Celexa and Klonopin (clonazepam) are not contraindicated. However, you should really consider taking these medications at the prescribed doses. A 5 m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience Psychiatry
Do as your Doc Rx: There is no significant drug interaction that would be expected to happen between these medications. However, you should be sure that you are followin ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Iron: You don't say why you're taking iron pills. Someone your age should not have to take extra iron if your diet is good. That said in the appropriate dos ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
A week: I would wait at least a week to make sure the drug is cleared completely from your bloodstream. Keep in mind, though, that alcohol is a depressant. Si ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Occasional use only: Anxiety is best controlled by non-addicting medication, and ,more importantly, adequate training by a therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist in copin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you can take: 5-HT and propranolol together. No interaction.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vicodin: Generally, Vicodin & Zoloft (sertraline) do not significantly interact with each other (especially at low doses). Hope that helps!
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Phenetermine: Axcion is a brand of weight loss medications not available in the US but contains Phentermine. Use during pregnancy is not recommended. If trying to g ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
It Matter Doesn't: As well, It Doesn't Matter! How's that for illustrative purposes. No time needs to elapse....Torpedo away.... More questions: www.healthtap.com/drs ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You Can But: 1mgm of Clonazipam dose at bed time to sleep is ok,as long as you are no taking any other sedatives
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A 59-year-old male asked:
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Ask your doctor: Can sometimes interact together to cause worsening drowsiness - see below: https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/trazodone-with-valium-2228-0-862-44 ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Be careful: Theres no specific time or alcohol level i could quote as alcohol reacts differently with everyone. Alprazolam and alcohol share some of the same rece ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends on your Dr.: Many doctors (myself included) have many concerns about the use of benzodiazepines in general, and Xanax (alprazolam) in particular (much higher poten ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rough estimate: Although this varies for people - a rough estimate is a half hour (may be less or more time). Consider auricular acupuncture with small asp needles to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Unless you have an established anxiety disorder, you shouldn't need xanax (alprazolam). The insertion of the iud is quick; most women will feel a quic ... Read More
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