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1mg Xanax Effects
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you stop taking your xanax (alprazolam) suddenly while taking wellbutrin and Lexapro you may make it more likely that you would have a seizure. You also may find operating a motor vehicle more challenging when taking xanax (alprazolam) with any medications. ...Read more
You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info.
I'm taking 200mg Wellbutrin, 100mg Zoloft, 60mg Cymbalta & 50mg Nortryptiline. Also 1mg Xanax (alprazolam) x 3 and 10mg Oxycodone x6. Still depressed & anxious.
It depends: In my practice unrecognized Bipolar Disorder, Substance Use Disorders, and PTSD are toward the top of what might be contributing to your ongoing disability. If you have access to a psychiatrist with addiction medicine expertise, likely they can help. Finding competent help is problematic. Please continue to seek help. Not easy! There is help. A therapeutic relationship essential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking 600mg neurotin, 50mg topamax, 2mg intuniv, 5mg Abilify (aripiprazole) and 2mg Xanax be extremely bad?
Combination: Of these meds does require medical supervision and follow up to minimize bad side effects. ...Read more
Can I take codeine 30mg zopiclone 7'5mg hydroxyzine 50mg sertraline100mg and Amitriptilne 30 mg is this ok?
Why?: Where you told to take them all at once? What's your diagnosis and your symptoms? Or do you want to take a med you don't take often with your usual meds? Ask again and clarify please! There's a 150 character limit for your question, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more
Don't know: What you are taking these medications for. I have used this regimen for patients. If it has been prescribed in this manner by your psychiatrist/ physician - then, yes, it is ok. Take care. ...Read more
Meant for short term: Use. There are a number of side effects of this medication and you should not take alcohol while you on this drug. See this site for more information and discuss why you should be on long term treatment. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000808/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: There is no dosing equivelancy for these medications. They are used for different reason and are not interchangeable. ...Read more
Is it safe to take lithium 1200mg Zoloft 50mg seroquel 500mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25mg daily?
Possibly: You should be receiving the care of a psychiatrist and if you are getting appropriate management for your condition including periodic blood work checking for serum lithium levels hemoglobin a1c and blood lipid levels you should be fine. It may be helpful to get an ekg at some point to check for first degree heart block that can sometimes happen with lithium administration. ...Read more
Yes and no: Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) is shorter acting and more potent than Clonazepam whixh is less strong and action lasts longer. Xanax (alprazolam) also can lead to addiction more than clonazepam. ...Read more
I am prescribed .50mg Xanax (alprazolam) 3/daily, 75mg Amitriptyline, and 50mg Trazadone. I'm 6'1, 232 male. Is this safe?
OVERLAPPING MEDS: The combo of Meds you are on looks like you are being treated for anxiety and depression . Xanax (alprazolam) is short acting for anxiety . Trazadone and amitriptyline are long acting for anxiety and depression but are very similar and both cause weight gain.. I would taper trazadone and start cymbalta. You need full lab work up including TFTS. Also a sleep study to rule out sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calming: Lorazepam might be temporarily prescribed early in the course of taking venlafaxine. At a low dose, the Lorazepam would be calming along with the venlafaxine. Used too much or too often, Lorazepam could cause confusion or memory lapses. Please ask your own prescribing doctor about any concerns with combining these medicines. ...Read more