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can i substitute valium for xanax (alprazolam) for one dose?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Doctor approval: You would need to ask your doctor about this. Valium is dosed differently than xanax (alprazolam). It will stay in your system much longer than xanax (alprazolam). I suggest that you ask your prescribing physician about this change.
Answered on Oct 12, 2019
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: just bear in mind the valium will last a lot longer than the xanax!
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

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