A 29-year-old male asked:
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taking 1mg of xanax for quite a while now. i took my first dose 0.5mg 12 hours ago. i plan to drink tonight. is there any death risk?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Xanax: is a powerful benzodiazepine....which DOES NOT MIX with alcohol in addition the breakdown time of this class of drugs varies with the individual and also with time thus making the use of alcohol very risky in patients who take them.. My opinion only..hope it's helpful! Dr Z
Answered on Sep 1, 2018

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