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How safe is xanax

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Safe : If you stay under 2mg/day and use it as needed instead of regularly you should be okay
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: If it is prescribed for you and taken on a limited basis, xanax (alprazolam) can be safe. However, it can also be habit forming when used for longer ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Xanax (alprazolam) is best for short term use - a few weeks. Long term use can lead to dose escalation as that dose may no longer be effective in tre ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Effective for anxiety if taken as prescribed & short-term. Addiction potential with continued regular use is high.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is a small dose: It is safe but it can be habit forming,,so when you are ready you must wean off it slowly.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
38 years experience Psychiatry
No: The safety of any medication depends on its use or misuse. When taken as prescribed, for the treatment of a condition for which the medication is in ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on dose: Xanax (alprazolam) and nyquil are sedating. Some folks are more sensitive than others. Dosing is also important. Mixing sedating medications can be di ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please take your: medication as directed by your doc. Xanax (alprazolam) is addictive. Learn other ways to manage your stress. A clinical psychologist can help. Pea ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
"Watson 349": Watson 349 is also known as vicodin, an opiate pain reliever. Using this with xanax (alprazolam) will increase drowsiness and sedation -- please do n ... Read More

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