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Is it ok to take xanax with sleep aides

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin ok: Melatonin wi Xanax and Zoloft is ok. However speak to your doctor about your continuing sleep problem. You maybe better off taking the Xanax just befo ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
No.: St. John's Wort hastens the breakdown of Amitriptyline and taking both will be counterproductive. If you still need something to make you feel positiv ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids: Would keep you awake, avoid taking them in late afternoon or evening unless prescribed to do so, as for the xanax (alprazolam) and Valium, use only on ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, also consider: Yes, it is perfectly safe for you to take trazadone and i hope it helps. Withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) (; other benzodiazepams) can be very diffi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: Average Female processes 1 standard drink in about 1-2 hours, so depends on the # of standard shots in your drink and how long you were drinking. In ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, the two medications do not interact, and have different ways of working.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Xanax (alprazolam) does help anxiety but not necessarily sleep, so does Ativan. Might want to consider Melatonin.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Xanax (alprazolam) HABIT forming: Xanax (alprazolam) is good medication and effective. Biggest risk is that it is HABIT forming..meaning you can get hooked. Yes, in short term it will ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: You are triggering a mechanism in the brainstem that causes your sob, part of the symptoms for which you are taking xanax (alprazolam). This is common ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Drug abuse: If you are using doses four times above normal; or are using these daily; then you have built up a tolerance and are most likely addicted. Addiction i ... Read More

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