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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can i take a xanax (alprazolam) for a panic attack if im on clonidine?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Afshine Emrani
Cardiology 28 years experience
No: They are essentially the same medication and you run the risk of developing addiction as well as side effects. If you need more medication then you need to see a psychiatrist to place you on a ssri or snri.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Panic Attacks : Thee r plenty of medication for panic attacks and anxiety that is not habit forming such as therapy, ssri and depakote.

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Last updated Jan 17, 2020

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