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Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: In fact, Xanax, like most medicines in its class, can function to help with sleep. But you need to have this directed by a prescribing doctor who can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Depends on the dose & timing of the xanax (alprazolam). Occasional use of sleep aid might be ok, but talk to your prescribing doc. First.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: It will be ok. Don't overdo any of these though.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Dangerous sedation: the mixture of a muscle relaxer ( Zanaflex) and a tranquilizer ( benzodiazepine ) especially a 4 mg dose can lead to severe sedation and loss of consc ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Nothing to do with i: Xanax (alprazolam) is a short acting benzodiazepines. It is good for anxiety. It can make you tired. There are better meds for sleep aids and has noth ... Read More
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Dr. Chris Sadeh
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Poppy seed muffins: are a frequent cause for false-positive morphine urine drug screens. Poppy seeds can also be found in salad dressings, and on bagels. A GC/ MS tes ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
0.3 - 1.0 mg: Take it 90min before sleep. Take the smaller dose and see if it works. Much higher doses can actually interfere with sleep.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
16 years experience Psychiatry
See below: Your doc can help adjust the timing of your medication and/or select a different medication - there are many choices out there. Behavioral methods are ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sedating: Anxiety is often relieved with sedating medications and in fact hydroxyzine (another sedating antihistamine) has been used for treating anxiety.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
First and foremost: do not discontinue Seroquel (quetiapine) without discussing this with your prescribing physician, That said, 3 mg of Melatonin is a reasonable startin ... Read More
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