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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

Dr. Alan Ali
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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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How safe is xanax (alprazolam)?

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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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

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) bad for you?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) bad for you?

Benzodiazepine: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that has a fairly short half-life. This can increase the risk of addiction to the medication. There are other benzodiazepines with longer half-lives. I like those better, if I have to use a benzodiazepine with a patient. There are risks with this medication that includes addiction , dependence, some have some constipation, over-sedation, and respiratory suppression. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) habit forming?

Xanax (alprazolam) and habit: Yes it can be habit forming. Be careful and discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a type of alprazolam for kids?

Is there a type of alprazolam for kids?

No, there is not: There is no specific kiddie xanax (alprazolam). It is not officially approved for use in children. There is a liquid xanax (alprazolam), however, and an orally disintegrating form as well. . Child psychiatrists most certainly use this in their practices as well, but there is no specifically "child" form. Thanks for asking the question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is alprazolam used for trimers?

BAD IDEA: A benzodiazepine like Alprazolam can reduce tremor, but that particular drug is the lousiest possible choice. It is short-acting and the tremor will return in a few hours, and may even be a little worse, requring more medication more often, and leading to a full-blown dependency on the drug. See a neurologist for the reason for the tremor in order to get better treatment. Stop caffeine as well. ...Read more

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What drug classification is xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam) is in the ...: Benzodiazepine family. It is a short-acting anti-anxiety medication which is very easy to become addicted to. Please use extreme caution. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

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