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Can i take Xanax (alprazolam) for alcohol withdrawal?

Can i take Xanax (alprazolam) for alcohol withdrawal?

Not recommended: The best thing is to seek help for alcohol withdrawal, which can be dangerous. Check with your doctor and get her/his recommendations for withdrawal treatment. Xanax (alprazolam) doesn't last as long in the body as valium or librium, and there could be a risk of seizures if it wears off and the alcohol withdrawal breaks through. Don't try this at home! ...Read more

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

Reason for pain?: I think the more important question is why is your leg hurting? Drinking alcohol does not cause leg pain. Did you injure it after drinking too much? You need to figure out why the leg is hurting. ...Read more

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Leg pain usually triggered by the cold, walking bearfoot usually putting rubbing alcohol and warm helps my mom had it, I have it and my children do too?

Leg pain usually triggered by the cold, walking bearfoot usually putting rubbing alcohol and warm helps my mom had it, I have it and my children do too?

Pain: This sounds more like a vascular problem especially when you mention exposure to cold and the familial trait. See your vascular doc first ...Read more

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How bdz reduce alcohol withdraw symptoms?

How bdz reduce alcohol withdraw symptoms?

See your doctor: If you are truly having alcohol withdrawal, you should see a doctor and be prescribed on a tapering dose of Ativan (lorazepam) and be considered for hospital admission. You will be at risk for seizures/dts/other issues during the withdrawal. ...Read more

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Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Some for both: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or less. See: http://www.Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms.Org/ . Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal. Alcoholics anonymous is a mainstay for sobriety. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overcome alcohol withdraw symptoms without medicine? If so what do you recommend.

Is it possible to overcome alcohol withdraw symptoms without medicine? If so what do you recommend.

Alcohol withdrawal.: If you are experiencing withdrawal symptoms - really do recommend medical assistance. Risk isn't worth it to do it on your own. ...Read more

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Why are epileptic seizures usually harmless, but alcohol withdraw seizures can be fatal? Whats the difference? They are both seizures

Why are epileptic seizures usually harmless, but alcohol withdraw seizures can be fatal? Whats the difference? They are both seizures

Somewhat complicated: Briefly, alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. It oth benhances inhibitory tone and inhibits excitatory tone. Abrupt cessation results in overactivity of the CNS. Untreated alcohol withdrawal seizures can lead to delerium tremens defined by hallucinations, disorientation, tachycardia, hypertension, hyperthermia, agitation, and diaphoresis which can have fatal complications. ...Read more

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Could i get alcohol withdrawal?

Could i get alcohol withdrawal?

How would I know?: without your telling me how much your are drinking and anything about your other medical history, no doctor could tell you. I assume you are worried because you are drinking regularly. If you experience anxiety, increased sweating, and (especially) "shakes" - tremor - particularly in the morning, or find you have to wake up in the middle of the night to drink, or early in the morning, then yes. ...Read more

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What can alcohol withdrawal feel like?

What can alcohol withdrawal feel like?

Alcohol withdrawal: Someone, who has been dependent on alcohol and suddenly stops drinking, will go through withdrawals. Withdrawal symptoms include hand tremors, insomnia, nausea or vomiting, psychomotor agitation, transient hallucinations ( auditory, visual or tactile), anxiety, tonic clonic seizures and delirium tremens. Withdrawal symptoms usually start 3 days after the last use of alcohol. Thanks. ...Read more