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Alprazolam (Definition)

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


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I'm on Zoloft 25mg daily. Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) .5mg and bonine 25mg at the same time?Will these three medicines interact(meds prescribed, bonine otc)

I'm on Zoloft 25mg daily. Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) .5mg and bonine 25mg at the same time?Will these three medicines interact(meds prescribed, bonine otc)

Interactions: There may be some interaction between xanax (alprazolam) and bonine (meclizine), increasing dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. I would not recommend taking all 3 at the same time, and would talk with your doctor and/or pharmacist before proceeding. ...Read more

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I have tried every anti depressant, anti anxiety, otc. For my insomnia and anxiety. Only 1 drug helps n doctors hate writing it even tho I've been on it for years. Any nola doc can write me my xanax (alprazolam)?

I have tried every anti depressant, anti anxiety, otc. For my insomnia and anxiety. Only 1 drug helps n doctors hate writing it even tho I've been on it for years. Any nola doc can write me my xanax (alprazolam)?

Pill not enough: The problem is not finding a doctor who is willing to write a script. The pill must be part of a treatment plan - not the only treatment. Xanax (alprazolam) is habit-forming and loses effectiveness after taking it for a long time. You need an overall plan, including developing your own coping skills. ...Read more

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Why would my urine test show neg. For Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg nightly I have severe depression and panic anxiety attacks, i take plavix75mg, celexa40mg, metoprolol er50mg, pravastatin sodium40mg 81mg asprine, and Prilosec otc

Why would my urine test show neg. For Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg nightly I have severe depression and panic anxiety attacks, i take plavix75mg, celexa40mg, metoprolol er50mg, pravastatin sodium40mg 81mg asprine, and Prilosec otc

Low dose: That is a very small dose of xanax, (alprazolam) and your urine, especially if you drink lots of fluids, may be dilute enough that the results fall below the limits of detection of the specific test and will be reported as negative. In general, the first morning urine of the day is the most concentrated, and that specimen is more likely to be positive. ...Read more

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What is alprazolam?

What is alprazolam?

Xanax (alprazolam): Is an anxiolytic medication of intermediate half-life, used for panic disorder. Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, nausea, headaches, lack of focusing, change in taste & smell senses, most of such effects are uncommon & dose-related. ...Read more

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How much alprazolam is safe?

How much alprazolam is safe?

Xanax (alprazolam): Depending on age and tolerance and severity of symptoms and if taken alone or with other medications. Generally, i would not recommend daily dose above 4-6 mg. ...Read more

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How safe is xanax (alprazolam)?

Safely addictive: Xanax (alprazolam) is safe if one does not use heavy machinery or drive while on it. It doesnt interact with too many meds. However, if used chronically, it can worsen or cause very discomforting anxiety, tolerance and withdrawal when stopped. ...Read more

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

Xanax (alprazolam): An intermediate-acting benzodiazepine, it is used more often for panic disorder. ...Read more

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How do I quit taking alprazolam?

Get Help: Talk to your doctor about mental health professional near you. You should cut back slowly if you have been taking it for a long time. You need to talk to your doctor about other medications, other strategies. You may need a treatment program to help you. Benzos are addictive. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more