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how effective is xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety and how long does it take effect for?

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Dr. Fani Manney
30 years experience Neurology
Very effective: Should experience benefit with first dose. Recommend that this medication be taken under the care of a psychiatrist.
Answered on Jul 11, 2015
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