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How long does xanax (alprazolam) stay in your body?

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Dr. Christopher Bojrab
Psychiatry 28 years experience
A few hours to a day: The half life (time it takes for 50% of the medication to be eliminated from your body) is 11-24 hours. For most patients, the effects of the medication lasts for a few to several hours.

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How long does Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Short half life: 6-12 hrs. on average.

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