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how to go to sleep without taking Xanax

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
As long as: You are not sedated. You need to be thinking coherently with good reaction times. There are some people who have residual grogginess with these medic ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan King
Specializes in Family Medicine
Buproprion: Buproprion is not a first line agent for anxiety. It is often prescribed for depression with fatigue. If not taken first thing in the am it can cause ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Probably neither: By "hydro" do you mean Hydroxyzine or hydrocodone or something else? Xanax (alprazolam) is relatively short acting so it might not last the whole nig ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Short T1/2: This medication has a very short half life which means quick on and quick off. If using to help with anxiety before bed, typically take within 10-15 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You can take: 1 0.25 mg Xanax after melatonin, if it does not help with sleep then please see a healthcare provider to help diagnose the problem and prescribe somet ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Not for sleep: Xanax (alprazolam) disrupts normal sleep. It should not be used as a hypnotic. Yes it has addiction potential and may cause rebound anxiety and seizur ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur family doc: Seriously! You need to see your family doc who can refer you as appropriate to a sleep medicine specialist and/or psychiatrist. You also need to tell ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Medicine has its: place but is not enough. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn ways to manage your anxiety. Peace and good health.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Take as prescribed: You should take all medications as prescribed. Does you doctor know you are having sleep initiation problems? If not ask him/her if this is an appro ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : Assuming You are taking Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg and not 5mg, yes you can add Ambien. Talk to your prescribing physician.
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