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Mix Xanax With Cocaine
Mixing: Very unwise! Why use stimulant with sedatives? Why risk deadly overlap of side effects, such as respiratory suppression and death! Too many celebrities and wannabes party with alcohol, benzodiazepines, and narcotic pains, and die in a bathtub, or while sleeping. Get some professional help for your desire to overlap these dangerous drugs, before you have a fatal accident! ...Read more
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
Addiction & death: Mixing Cocaine with heroin is generally referred to as a "speedball" -- and is extremely addictive. Using benzodiazepines such as xanax (alprazolam) together with Cocaine or amphetamines can be called a "speedball" also. People apparently think the "downer" will limit the heart rate effects of the Cocaine or amphetamines -- like a pharmacological cocktail that's well-controlled. It's not, though. ...Read more
NO!: Thermogenics (substances that increase heat production in body; marketed for weight loss) are very dangerous. By activating tge sympathetic nervous system, thermogenics can cause insomnia, nervousness, tremors, increased blood pressure, irregular heart rates and, more seriously, strokes, heart attacks and death. They make anxiety much worse! Thermogenics do not promote long term weigt loss either! ...Read more
Side effects: You risk increased over-sedation and breathing problems. This can be a bad combination and you should always contact your doctor and follow their recommendations when mixing any medications. ...Read more
Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) on a as needed basis only together with Lexapro 10 or is that not a good mix?
They can be used: Together if they were prescribed in this manner. ...Read more
Cautiously: They both can make you tired and sleepy to try a small dose and don't drive or use dangerous equipment until you see how you're affected. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam) and citalopram at 25mg and 20 mg am for one and pm for one. Is it safe to mix?
I take a mix of 200 mg of Diphenhydramine and 2 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) for sleep have been for 5 years. Dangers? How do I quit?
I took an antihistamine & forgot I did. (15 min ago) came back in room & took a Xanax bc I've had anxiety all day. Can you mix those? Should I go to t
Go to.....?: You should not mix Xanax with sedating antihistamines like diphenhydramine (Benadryl) since taking them together increases the sedative effect. If your doctor OK's it, you could use a less sedating antihistamine such as loratadine (Claritin) or fexofenadine (Allegra) with Xanax. As with any habit-forming drug, you should use Xanax sparingly at the lowest effective dose. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Bad interaction: Assume energy drink contains lots of caffeine, energizing, and the Xanax (alprazolam) and melatonin are both relaxing and calming, so the mixture is an antagonistic mix which interferes with the effects of each other. Why did you either do this or consider this? Do you need to discuss further with a Concierge session? ...Read more
New pdoc Rx’d Xanax (alprazolam) ER 1mg every 6hr as needed. Took @ 1pm. OK to take 1mg Klonopin (older RX) @ 9pm, or bad mix? (Can't sleep full night w/ Xanax (alprazolam) ER)
Mixing is bad: Your physician prescribed those medications with the intention of you taking only those medications. Both Xanax (alprazolam) and klonopin are in the same class of medications and could cause an overdose. Absolutely do not take those medications at the same time without your doctor knowing. This could result in death from respiratory depression secondary to benzodiazepine overdose. ...Read more
Only if prescribed: Oxycodonw combined with xanax (alprazolam) and Ambien can result in fatal respiratory depression. They should only be used in combination if prescribed by the same physician. Too often patients are seeing several doctors who may be unaware of what each other is prescribing leading to potentially dangerous combinations. ...Read more