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Doctor insights on: Alprazolam Toxic Dose

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What is maximum sine dose of xanax (alprazolam)?

Maximum single dose: Of xanax (alprazolam) is whatever your physician prescribes. As a rule it would generally be the 2 mg tablet size, but clinical differences among individuals dictate some variability in this. ...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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Can st. Johns wort be taken with one dose of .025mg xanax (alprazolam)?

Can st. Johns wort be taken with one dose of .025mg xanax (alprazolam)?

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

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After taking a dose of ambien, how long should I wait before taking xanax (alprazolam)?

If prescribed, : They may be taken at the same time. There is no need to stagger them. ...Read more

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I meant to say can st.Johns wort be taken with one dose of 0.25mg of xanax (alprazolam)?

I meant to say can st.Johns wort be taken with one dose of 0.25mg of xanax (alprazolam)?

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

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Can you stop taking 0.25 mg dose Alprazolam taken for several yrs w/o withdrawal problems.. ?

MD should guide you: If you have been taking alprazolam routinely you should taper off of the medication slowly and with the guidance of your doctor to avoid withdrawal issues. That should both minimize your body's adjustment to the discontinuation of alprazolam and allow any anxiety issues previously treated by the alprazolam to be identified and treated in another manner. ...Read more

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My recommended dose of Xanax (alprazolam) is 1 mg per day, but i usually take 1.5 or 2. Can there be any side effects?

My recommended dose of Xanax (alprazolam) is 1 mg per day, but i usually take 1.5 or 2. Can there be any side effects?

Increase side effect: Increased side effects, like drowsiness, nervousness and heart problems. Remember xanax (alprazolam) is habit forming. It is always recommended that you use your medications as directed with your doctor. If the recommended dose is not resolving your problems then see your doctor for re-evaluation and adjustment of your therapy. Stay safe. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

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