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A 30-year-old female asked:

Taking 025 mg xanax (alprazolam) daily 3 times a day. have to go to dentist today. could i take local anesthetic. thnx?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
Yes: make sure your dentist knows your medication list, but local anesthesia with a relatively low dose of alprazolam (or even at higher doses) should not be a problem. Good luck with your dental work.
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