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help please? how good is xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety? how long does it last?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Treats symptoms. It does not correct the underlying anxiety disorder. It is best used short term.
Answered on Feb 8, 2014

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