Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

taking ativan and xanax together

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No: You shouldn't. It is irrational to use two benzodiazepines at one time. If it is being prescribed, your prescriber may not be aware of the dangers ( ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Multiple meds: No
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
May be better: Ativan is slightly longer half life than Xanax (alprazolam) and should be smoother acting however Tranxene is a better choice and is longer acting and ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: You were on a low d dose, and didn't even develop tolerance,
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Long-term benzos: The most obvious side effect is becoming physically and/or mentally habituated to these medications -- such that stopping them becomes very difficult. ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophie Duriez
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Please: Ask your doctor directly, let her/him know what is going on with your medications, provide her/him with all info regarding all the medications u r ta ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): I do not understand your question, but yes, both are benzos.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Likely: You can get a feeling of euphoria from these medications. These medications can also cause altered mental status and delirium depending on dose, metab ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
You are asking the: wrong doctor this question, because I am on the other side of that argument. I think we would all be better off if this drug were not on the market. ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Benzodiazepines & UA: They are literally the same chemicals. If you need to pass a ua they may be in the system up to six weeks. Benzodiazepines stay around a very long ti ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month