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Xanax for fibromyalgia

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Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 19 years experience
Usual: It's not uncommon to feel new side effects when changing meds. I would talk about your symptoms with your doctor to see if another option is availabl... Read More
Dr. Joseph Weiner
Psychiatry 42 years experience
It depends: Xanax (alprazolam) is cleared from the body faster than klonopin, so you may need to take it more frequently. Sometimes the dose needs to be raised a... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Better off Xanax, be: It would be better to be off Xanax and benzodiazapine. You would be slowly tapered off. There are bettr ways to reat fibromyalgia - Gabapentin up to... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
Psychiatry 58 years experience
ANXIETY: Xanax (alprazolam) is usefulin reducing anxiety. However, if anxiety is a problem, the cause of the problem is important -because when you know how so... Read More
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Mostly for panic disorder: Other uses include specific phobias, eg flying phobias, dentist phobias, and even sexual phobias. Xanax sometimes has to be used long-term, but is not... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): For anxiety, especially panic disorder.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
0.25 mg: 0.5 mg/2 = 0.25 mg; 0.25 mg+.0.25 mg = 0.5 mg
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Probably nothing: There is no contraindication for the use of xanax (alprazolam) (a benzodiazapine anti-anxiety agent along with Mirtazapine an antidepressant! OBVIOUSL... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not from this site: Xanax is a controlled substance with high habit forming potential to be used only in limited circumstances. There is intense scrutiny around prescribi... Read More
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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Depends on dose: Xanax (alprazolam) and nyquil are sedating. Some folks are more sensitive than others. Dosing is also important. Mixing sedating medications can be di... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: When combined with alcohol and other sedatives, you are more likely to blackout if taking alprazolam (Xanax). On its own, Xanax can cause presyncope, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 38 years experience
No: The safety of any medication depends on its use or misuse. When taken as prescribed, for the treatment of a condition for which the medication is in... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): Alprazolam is a Benzodiazepine medication for anxiety & panic disorder, with high potential for sedation depending on the dose, and higher risk fo... Read More

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