A 32-year-old male asked:
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i take 10mg's of oxycodone 3 times a day for back pain. is it okay to take .5mg xanax (alprazolam) at bedtime to help sleep.i took oxy 5 hours ago?

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Dr. Robert Wilson
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Generally safe: It is not a good idea to mix benzos like Xanax (alprazolam) with opiates. But given the dose of Xanax (alprazolam) is small, a healthy person should not have a problem tolerating both. NO alcohol.
Answered on Jun 17, 2018

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