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What will happen when a hemodialysis person takes restyl 0.5mg?

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Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Will lower anxiety: Restyl is the brand name for alprazolam in India. It's marketed as Xanax in the U.S. The major form of metabolism is through the liver to an inactive metabolite excreted through the kidneys. 20% of the active form is found in urine. Since you're on hemodialysis, the drug should lower anxiety, similar to someone w/o renal disease, unless you also have liver disease which may cause stronger effects.

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