A 25-year-old female asked:
is it safe to take buspar (buspirone) while taking alprazolam ?
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A Verified Doctor answered
It is no less safe: with or without alprazolam, but it kind of misses the point. Buspirone is generally used INSTEAD of and in order to AVOID use of benzodiazepine drugs, like Xanax. Xanax is my least favorite benzo with a very high abuse potential, in large part because it gets in AND out VERY fast, leading to the desire to take more and more. Until the BuSpar (buspirone) kicks in (2-3 weeks) your dr. may be using benzos.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Buspar (buspirone) xanax, can you take them together?
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Psychiatry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, they do not interact.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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