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Alprazolam And Fluoxetine
Natural ways to treat anxiety disorder? Already tried alprazolam, fluoxetine and others which names I don't remember.
Psychotherapy: A variety of psychotherapies work for anxiety disorders, but they take a while to accomplish. There are herbal medications used for anxiety, like chamomile, valerian and green tea. A holistic health practitioner can probably better advise you as to those. Meditative techniques, mindfulness, therapeutic imagery, progressive muscle relaxation techniques and others also can be helpful. ...Read more
Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more
Can I take .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) while on 10 mg of fluoxetine. I just started fluoxetine 6 days ago and my anxiety is still high. I am 34 years old.
No: Alprazolam is an benzodiazepine and may cause birthdefects. Prozac (fluoxetine) used to be considered safe, but recently there are reports of abnormal muscle tone and irritability in the infants. No drugs are good in pregnancy I fear. Try THE MINDFULWAY THROUGH DEPRESSION by Williams or if really depressed there is now TMS; if that doesnt' work, ECT works like magic for severe depression ...Read more
Can fluoxetine 20 or alprazolam 0.5 intensify propranolol's effect? I meant, can it intensify propranolol's side effects? Can these 3drugs cause death
Multiple medications: These 3 medications can work together safely if taken as prescribed ; you're seeing your doctor regularly. Prozac (fluoxetine) and Alprazolam may increase potential blood pressure-lowering effects of propanolol. Prozac (fluoxetine) may also decrease clearance of alprazolam, or increase its concentration -- leading to more drowsiness than expected. All these medications do need careful monitoring by your doctor. ...Read more
Are there any drug interactions between these: Fluoxetine(45mg), Strattera (atomoxetine) (18mg), Propranolol(10mg twice a day), and Alprazolam (.25 as needed)?
Interactions?: No formal interactions between fluoxetine (SSRI), strattera, propranolol, & Xanax (alprazolam) (benzodiazepine). Always take your psychiatric medication exactly as prescribed and be sure all prescribers know of all other meds you are taking. If you have any questions about your regimen, ring your prescribing MDs office!:) ...Read more
Wife is taking: oxycodene propranolol, fluoxetine, naproxen, alprazolam. Are there long term health affects. If she wants to concieve?
Cause serious issues: Several of these medication need to be stopped before planning a pregnancy. For example, the fluoxetine has been associated with birth defects and the Naproxen can cause bleeding. The oxycodone can cause respiratory depression and narcotic withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. All of this needs to be coordinated with the doctor who prescribes them and the obstetrician. ...Read more
I began a new medication for my depression/anxiety. I switched from taking aderall and Xanax to vyvance and clanazopan. The fluoxetine I'm on has not changed. I began taking these medications last Tuesday. How long should I continue taking this before I t
Daily xanax (alprazolam): daily xanax (alprazolam) = treat symptoms instead of Rx cause of problems, putting you in danger of maintain and worsening disease. Need higher dose of prozac as 10mg is only starting dose. Still need Rx at 62 means may need proper Rx for life unless problem is very very situational. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iheard .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) once a day with 10mg of Prozac may not be good I am 62.Whats a better alternative?
If it ain't broke...: The combo u r taking is fine--if it is effective don't change it. ...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