alprazolam 025 mg

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?

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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.

What is ALPRAZOLAM ? It's only 0.25 mg My moms dr gave them to her. I just wanted to know what they are.

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Alprazolam


This is a very potent benzodiazepine medicine, a relative of Valium -- used for anxiety and panic symptoms. It can be used short-term, but can also be habit forming if used regularly. So, other ways of dealing with anxiety need to be developed also. You could ask her why the doctor prescribed this -- seems the most direct and honest way.
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Dr. Andrew P. Ho
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You can google


and find out what they are. You can also ask the pharmacist who filled the prescription. If you want to know why the doctor prescribed it for your mom (if that is your real question), you should talk to your mom's doctor. You are not going to get that answer here.
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Sedative-Hypnotic


It's also called Xanax. 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 :)

Is taking .25 mg Alprazolam nightly for aiding sleep a risk?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

Yes


in my opinion, alprazolam (xanax) is a horrible drug. It is rapidly absorbed but short acting, which means it wears off and often results, like alcohol, in awakening in the middle of the night and having even worse insomnia. Insomnia is not a diagnosis - it is a symptom of something else. You are far better off talking with your doctor about the reason for the insomnia to find specific treatment.
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Clonazepam is much better than alprazolam if drug prescription is needed. Longer duration of action!

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How long do the effects of alprazolam 25 mg work last in system?

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Addiction Medicine
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depends


first of all, I think you are talking about 0.25 mg. 25 mg is a totally different game. If your buddy was not exposed to alprazolam ( you did not develop tolerance) then it might work for 4 to 6 hours. You are lucky if more. If your question is about how long can alprazolam be detected in the urine drug screen – it is totally another story. At least 2 to 3 weeks. Even more, depending on the test

After taking Alprazolam xr 0.5 mg, how many hours does it stay in your body?

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Xanax half-life


Using a specific assay methodology, the mean plasma elimination half-life of alprazolam has been found to be about 11.2 hours (range: 6.3 to 26.9 hours) in healthy adults. If at steady state it takes 5x. The half-for a drug to be considered eliminated. Also see:Xanax 2 mg vs. Xanax XR - Drugs.com www.drugs.com/.../xanax-2-mg-vs-xanax-xr-46911.html Xanax XR has a 12 half life, basically 3 times as
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Never mix Xanax/Ativan/Valium etc with alcohol; can be lethal.

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If I took 0 5 mg of Alprazolam to control a panic attack can I drink safely 48 hours after that ?

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Dr. Alan H. Ali
Psychiatry
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Xanax


In moderation, ok. Xanax has medium half life and it would be out of your system by then. Caution regarding regular alcohol use and triggering panic attacks.
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Can you get withdrawl symptoms from coming off a low dose of lyrica .75mg and 1,5 mg alprazolam ?

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Dr. Alan H. Ali
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Withdrawal


Possible if tapering of Xanax was rapid. Consult your prescribing doctor for slower tapering regimen. Good luck.
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Hello, the dose of 0.125 mg of alprazolam will cause an effect? I would add that I am very thin, BMI 15.

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Dr. Alan H. Ali
Psychiatry
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Xanax


U probably would be the best to answer this, based on your response to the low dose.
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It could


Alprazolam is a potent benzodiazepine that could cause relaxation and or sedation, especially if you're very thin. BMI of 15 is extremely so.
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If i drink 1 pint of 80 proof alcohol and take 100 1 mg xanax (alprazolam) together, would that cause a bad reaction?

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To answer your


question - if you have done this please call 911 for transport to your nearest Emergency Room (now).

How to safely taper a 0-0-1 mg dose of Alprazolam ? Also can I start Mirtazapine to prevent relapse? (anxiety and depression)

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"Depends!"


It is necessary to take into account how many mg/day you've taken over how long a time... to get an idea of how much your nervous system has become dependent on it. It takes 4-5 days, in general, to establish a "steady state" level of a drug in the blood, generally, cutting the dose in 1/2 every 4-5 days, then discontinue once you finish 0.25 mg/d...will avoid any withdrawal symptoms.

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