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A 55-year-old female asked:

I take xanax for panic off on for years .25, only take when needed, took it the first time in a year, it worked but when i went to sleep kept waking up in sweats, tremors w/ anxiety. can my body change my reaction, i never responded like this before?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Sounds like a paradoxical reaction, and your doctor needs to know. Not clear as to true benefit of the Xanax you currently possess, and would not use again until cleared by your doctor.
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