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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Xanax (alprazolam) is contraindicated in patients with a history of an acute angle-closure event.
Dr. Paul Holmwood
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes and no: After a thorough eye exam with gonioscopy, it my be determined by your ophthalmologist that a prophylactic laser iridotomy will free you to use medica ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma and xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) may cause increased pressure in the eyes. This may make glaucoma worse. Ask your local ophthalmologist if it is safe to use this ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
16 years experience Psychiatry
Can trigger episode: Xanax (alprazolam) can cause involuntary twitching of muscle fibers. If you have acute narrow angle glaucoma, where the fluid in your eye has trouble ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
May raise pressure: Xanax (alprazolam) can cause intraocular pressure in the eyes to go up. Even though it is generally a muscle relaxant, it may cause muscle spasms in t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
They can: People who have narrow-angle glaucoma can be cured with a simple laser procedure, and then there is limitation on drug use.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Ballitch
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably nothing: Unless this becomes a recurring issue i would not worry about it.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
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Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is for the short term treatment of anxiety.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): For anxiety, especially panic disorder.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
58 years experience Psychiatry
ANXIETY: Xanax (alprazolam) is usefulin reducing anxiety. However, if anxiety is a problem, the cause of the problem is important -because when you know how so ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
0.25 mg: 0.5 mg/2 = 0.25 mg; 0.25 mg+.0.25 mg = 0.5 mg
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