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A 40-year-old male asked:

Can you take olanzapine and xanax (alprazolam) together is there any interactions as got coronory heart disease ..help any info appreciated.

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Dr. Armand Braun
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Tired: The combination can add to feeling tired, sleepy for some. So it's safe as a combination but indirect problems can be more sluggish so less exercise, mentally slowed. What especially is dangerous is adding to this even small amounts of alcohol that can make you very sleepy.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Drug safety: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info.

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