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A 34-year-old female asked:

My doctor is switching me from 4mg ativan to 2mg xanax (alprazolam). i am down to 1mg ativan so can i just switch to the xanax (alprazolam) without anymore tapering?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Both: of them are benzodiazepines so there is no need to taper. Just switch
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