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can you take xanax with citalopram

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Celexa/Xanax/Atarax: As prescribed, with caution regarding some extra sedation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanx: You need to worry about several things , from stopping the medicine abruptly to taking high dose xanax (alprazolam) to drinking. Please talk to your d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Addiction Medicine: Alprazolam or xanax (alprazolam) is incredibly addicting and for some very difficult to get off of. Citalopram is not addicting. Citalopram is able t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Better NOTto drink: Anxiety of any kind can worsen with alcohol -- so can depression. This may not be immediate, but certainly with a hangover. Also in combination with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanax/Celexa: Safe, but r u sure the xanax (alprazolam) is 25mg. & not 0.25mg.?. That would be a very high dose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sleepy: You may get very sleepy.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience in Pharmacology
It depends: Celexa is better for long-term treatment/prevention of recurring attacks, and actually works well (as do other ssris, like paxil, (paroxetine) prozac, ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Starting two meds?: If you are starting two new meds at once and have problems (side effects you wont know which one caused the problem. Conversely if you start two meds ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes but.....: these are questions you should be asking the prescribing physician and/or the dispensing pharmacist, who knows all your meds and has an opportunity to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes but...: You are just as safe not taking any benzodiazepines and seeing how you function without it. In fact, benzodiazepines are increasingly being associated ... Read More

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