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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had a panic attack and took a 1mg xanax, (alprazolam) then 9 hours later if was really stressed so i took a 0.5 ativan. will i die?

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Dr. Catherine Shaw
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
No: You won't die. Dosage is too low and too much time elapsed between drug ingestion. However, who gave you such potent drugs? You need to be under medical supervision and best if you are in therapy to help with anxiety. Good luck.
Last updated May 15, 2014

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