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Alprazolam Er 1 Mg
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
12 to 24 hours: Xanax, or alprazolam, has a relatively short "half-life," meaning that it's metabolized quickly. However, that number is still a range of anywhere from about 6 to 12 hours depending on a variety of factors, including health status, age, weight, overall health, nutritional status, liver and kidney function, other medications taken, etc. It might be detected in a blood or urine specimen for 24 hours ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam) and ambien: If you go by textbookks and fda, it is a risky mixture because both medications can cause a negative additive effect in sedation.It is for this reason that medical judgement that includes your genetic metabolism, the dosage, illnesses such as asthma, concurrent medications such as pain killer will decide if the combination will help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Better how?: Xanax (alprazolam) is the same drug in whatever pill it happens to be in. There are brand name and generic forms, but they are all required to be approximately equal in their content. The blue oval forms and the blue round ones are both 1 mg and they are the same. I do not like Xanax and do not prescribe it. It has a high abuse potential, and there are better alternatives to treat anxiety. ...Read more
Would not use: St. John's wort can induce the liver enzymes needed to metabolize xanax (alprazolam) and prozac, possibly making them less effective. Why would you want to take st. John's wort when you're already on Prozac & xanax (alprazolam) (according to your additional patient information)? ...Read more
Not usually toxic: A one time dose at that level is not usually toxic, unless there are other factors involved (other meds, prior liver disease, etc.). It might be very sedating, especially if combined with other drugs or alcohol, or if the person taking it isn't used to Xanax, (alprazolam) because that is a high dose, generally. This could be dangerous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would not use: St. John's wort can induce the liver enzymes needed to metabolize xanax (alprazolam) and prozac, possibly making them less effective. Why would you want to take st. John's wort when you're already on Prozac & xanax (alprazolam) (according to your additional patient information)? Other studies show that st. John's wort has similar serotonin reuptake-inhibiting action to prozac, leading to adverse effects. ...Read more
How long does a one 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) bar stay in your system for it to not come out on a drug test?
Xanax (alprazolam) : It may take up to 4 days depending on the sensitivity of the test ...Read more
If i took 1 mg Xanax (alprazolam) on thues at 3am and never have taken one before will i pass a drug test on friday at 3pm?
Depends...: Depends on how long the xanax (alprazolam) stays in your system, which can vary from person to person. The half-life 6.3 to 26.9 hours. It can take 5.5 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system entirely, so that means that xanax (alprazolam) might be detectable as long as 147.95 hours which translates to 6 days. So if Thues = Tuesday and your test is on that Friday it "could" still be detected. ...Read more