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A 43-year-old female asked:

I been having a lot of anxiety & insomnia usually take 1 mg xanax (alprazolam) at bed and ambien 10 mg dr advised me 2 take 2mg xan & 1 ten mil ambien is this ok?

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Find cause: You may be getting into a drug dependency that is unwise. Insomnia needs further assessment. Sleep issues can be associated with many medical, psychological, environmental issues as well as sleep hygiene. Please review your situation with prescribing doctor and consider exam with pcp for additional guidance. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Apr 30, 2016

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