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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Probably: If your health is good it is probably safe.
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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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Why?: Where you told to take them all at once? What's your diagnosis and your symptoms? Or do you want to take a med you don't take often with your usual ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See below: There is no dosing equivelancy for these medications. They are used for different reason and are not interchangeable.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
THAT IS COCKTAIL: Did one single physicial prescribed all that? I would have it re- evaluated.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chester Berschling
49 years experience in Psychiatry
Drugs: Both drugs are bentos but different. Xanax is very short acting.and more useful for acute reactions. If taken 3-4 times daily, its impact is long gone ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Quantity misleads: You are taking many medicines, but the dosage that you have given is in each case inadequate for a therapeutic response. In general it doesn't work to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Lorazepam conversion: generally 1 mg of lorazepam is equivalent to 0.5 mg of alprazolam. However - alprazolam (xanax) is generally a little longer acting medication - ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: These antianxiety meds can cause dose related levels of drowsiness or even coma. How someone reacts will depend of his/her metabolic enzyme system. Th ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Behrens
11 years experience in Psychiatry
Likely: Valium and Xanax (alprazolam) work in very similar ways. Given that you have Valium in place, I would generally expect stopping of Xanax (alprazolam) ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Klonopin (clonazepam): There is no direct equivalence but probably 1 mg of klonopin is roughly equal to 2 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as the half life of klonopin is at least ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Medication Effects: Your Life is Precious! Sertraline is a medication for depression and anxiety. 200mg/day is a very high dose and can even worsen the depression. Propra ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
I recommendation : No! Please do not take vista rio together with other medicine. It may create more problems. Just use clonazepan. and dispersal if the last one is regu ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Combination: Of these meds does require medical supervision and follow up to minimize bad side effects.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly: You should be receiving the care of a psychiatrist and if you are getting appropriate management for your condition including periodic blood work chec ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Wolf
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Trazodone: Trazodone is not an opiate and will not show up on a drug screen.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Don't know: What you are taking these medications for. I have used this regimen for patients. If it has been prescribed in this manner by your psychiatrist/ phys ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Ativan (lorazepam): What does your prescription say? Ativan (lorazepam) is generally prescribed every 6 to 8 hours but you should take it as prescribed by your doctor!
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
It would be best : Just to take the missed klonopin (clonazepam) and skip the Ativan as they are both benzodiazepine s but the Ativan is just short acting. At that point ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Which is stronger: About the same.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
50 years experience in Psychiatry
Probably OK: The question is whether they interact metabolically or have additive side effects. Paroxetine (Paxil) inhibits enzyme 3A4, the metabolism (b ... Read More

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