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xanax and ativan together

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple meds: No
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): I do not understand your question, but yes, both are benzos.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Question?: Your post is not clear. Both Xanax and Ativan are benzodiazapines.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience 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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
40 years experience Psychiatry
BE CAREFUL!: It is not a good idea to mix benzos . Please talk to your dr.!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
39 years experience Psychiatry
Usually NOT...: Although Ativan (lorazepam) and xanax (alprazolam) are in the same class of agents, pharmacologically, they have different "half-lives", the time it t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): I would not recommend both medications at same time. Talk to your doctor about one or the other.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Safe: If you are healthy it should be safe. Consult your doctor as soon as possible,

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