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A 33-year-old female asked:

I'm on 5mg valium 3x per day for anxiety. i had a panic attack today and had 2 valium + a xanax (alprazolam). now i can't sleep - would having another 10mg be okay?

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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 39 years experience
No: You may want to contact your doctor to know what next to do. You should not be taking valium and xanax (alprazolam) together as you risk overdosing on benzodiazepine which could be fatal. Maybe a reassessment of your condition is needed. Best of luck.
Last updated Jan 23, 2014
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