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Alprazolam 025 Mg
Yes: That is a combination of low doses of two medications that have no severe interactions. However, i would be aware that they may make you a little drowsy and they may make your motor coordination a little less. Stay safe! ...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
Cannot compare: 0.25 is a very lose dose of alprazolam as is 50 mg of topiramate so overall neither is very powerful. However, considering their different mechanisms of action of therapeutic effects, it would be difficult to compare the efficacies of the doses of these two different drugs. ...Read more
Not the same: Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that is mainly used for anxiety disorders. Topiramate is an anti-epileptic used for sone seizure disorders and often used for migraine disease. Alprazolam enhances the inhibitory effects of GABA. While topiramate has some GABA potentiation effect, its main action is blocking voltage-sensitive sodium channels. ...Read more
I have anaemia , i feel abit giddy but after i take Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg , i feel better. May i know the reason. Thanks very much?
Xanax (alprazolam): Relaxes you and makes you more sedate. ...Read more
I got an ativan shot around 10pm lastnight. Is it safe to take the Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg that they prescribed me right now? Plz answer asap! thank you!
Possibly: Depending on what your prescribing doctor told you about use of the xanax, (alprazolam) taking it 12 hours after your Ativan shot could be safe. Asking the doctor who actually knows you and your case would provide you a more reliable answer than asking online physicians who have never met you, though. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long can one be on benzodiazepines hypothetically when starting on a low dose (e.G Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg) until tolerance induction?
How do I take Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg to treat ssri, tca induced initial stage anxiety/ panic treatment?
Danger: You don't. At least not without the specific recommendation and management by an experienced physician. ...Read more
I have difficulty sleeping at night.Thrice a week i take alprazolam 0.25 mg to sleep. Is it safe?Will it cause any problems if I have to get pregnant?
Too short a 1/2 life: Most sedatives (including alcohol) whose blood level drops fairly rapidly may help you to fall asleep but may interfere with staying asleep. Benzodiazepines (such as alprazolam), are pregnancy category d, meaning there is evidence of fetal risk. It would be useful to know the cause of your sleep difficulty - ?Anxiety, ?Depression, ? Poor sleep hygiene, ?Pain, ? Sleep apnea - to guide treament. ...Read more
I had an EKG and the cardiologist said i had a slow heart rate. Is this a concern? I have been taking Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg for years. Can Xanax (alprazolam) do this?
Recently i just know that I am anemic , is it ok to take amitriptyline 5mg, Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg and sangobion. I have a bit depression and panic attack.
Pls help.What is the optimal time btw xanax (alprazolam) dosages.Taking 0.25 mg 2 times a day, with interval of 6 hours but after the 4th hour i start to freak out?
Xanax (alprazolam): Assume by 'freak out' you mean panic/anxiety attack. Xanax (alprazolam) is short-acting, generally lasts 4-6 hours varies with individual, other meds you may take etc. Discuss dose, other med options and recurring anxiety symptoms with prescribing doctor. You may do better with: an SSRI type antidepressant, even low-dose, for better coverage, or extended-release Xanax (alprazolam). I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is alprazolam ? It's only 0.25 mg my moms dr gave them to her. I just wanted to know what they are.
Sedative-Hypnotic: It's also called xanax (alprazolam). It's a sedative-hypnotic med, a member of the benzodiazepine class of drugs (as is valium, for instance). It is most often used for anxiety/panic attacks, sleep, muscle relaxation, etc. 0.25mg is a very low dose. Talk to your mom if you're concerned. Your concern for her welfare may be just as therapeutic as the pills! be tactful, given you don't know why she's using it :). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I became pregnant on Xanax (alprazolam) (0.25-0.50 mg/day in the first 7 days after ovulation and stopped after). What should I do? Thank you!
Live: Nothing. You and your baby are going to be fine. ...Read more
Controlled substance: Xanax is a brand of alprazolam which is in the benzodiazepine class of anti-anxiety medications. This class is a controlled substance, which also includes many pain killers, stimulants & sleep medications, none of which can be prescribed via HealthTap. Please see your original prescribing physician or establish care w/local physician. Some controlled substances require monthly written prescription ...Read more
Does it means that Xanax (alprazolam) can cause to deaths? I take for 8 years every day 0.25 and sometime half of 0.25. Feel afraid
How long/how many days does it take for 0.25 mg doses of Xanax (alprazolam) to start taking affect and make one feel relaxed, calm, and less anxious?
Xanax (alprazolam) not working : The benzodiazepine (e.g. Xanax) naive patient should feel the effect within the hour. Individuals are unique and depending on one's pharmacogenetics/liver metabolism of medications, the medication may work for some but as well for others. The prescribing physician should be informed. More importantly, non-medicinal modalities & non-habit forming medications should be attempted first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer