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is xanax (alprazolam) habit forming?

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Dr. Robert Lim
33 years experience Family Medicine
Xanax (alprazolam): Absolutely! it belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines, such as Valium and ativan, (lorazepam) and is a schedule IV drug, requiring a special permit to dispense. It can cause dependency, and even addiction. It should not be used unless it is prescribed, and only for short periods of time as much as possible.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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