A 32-year-old male asked:
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i suffer from anxiety related ibs with diarrhoea, could xanax (alprazolam) and ambien be making it worse as when i take them the anxiety goes away butmybellyissore?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
IBS/anxiety d/o: You need to discuss this with the GI doctor seeing you. Both of these medications have potential for addiction and should not be taken without a clear indication. If they treat your anxiety effectively they are not likely to be responsible for abdominal pain.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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