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A 45-year-old female asked:

I took 0.25mg of xanax (alprazolam) one to two times per week for 3 yrs. stopped it recently, now having panic attacks, i never had before. withdrawl? how long?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Probably not: This is probably not withdrawal, but could be the return of anxiety/panic symptoms. Please see your psychiatrist about this, and also consider individual psychotherapy to deal with anxiety/panic in non-pharmaceutical ways.
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