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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?
Reason for it: Xanax or Alprazolam id a great drug for anxiety , panic attacks , depression etc , it is equally misused , can develop drug dependence ( addition ) , misused as a recreational drug , has to be under professional supervision, can cause complications , md s has responsibility to protect public that is the reason drug is not given . You have to talk to your doctor, will explain if it is indicated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My pharmacist said that I could take OTC meclizine instead of the Xanax I was prescribed for plane anxiety. Is this correct?
I'm on Zoloft 25mg daily. Is it ok to take Xanax .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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a fan of it: 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, not on daily basis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Xanax: Is a fast acting and short acting (few hours only), only treat symptoms. It never treat any problem to the root cause of the problems. Thus is very addictive. Must always be given in conjonction with another med that treats the cause of the problem then stop it when the other med works well to suppress the symptoms. Never use as single med for more than 3months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Death possible: An overdose of alprazolam can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, and fainting. NEVER exceed your doctor's recommended dosage or ignore prescribing advice. Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Don't take with alcohol. Ref: http://www.drugs.com/alprazolam.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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