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Alprazolam Xr 2mg
What are the potential risks of moderate/high daily alcohol use combined with taking Rx meds Adderall XR (30 mg, 2x/daily) & Xanax (alprazolam) XR (2mg, 2x daily)?
Major consequences: Combining alcohol in any quantity together with prescription medications & especially those that affect the brain can result in complications. When the quantity of alcohol is as high as you imply then, complications are magnified and can include death. Whoever's involved should seek professional addiction counseling. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can you re-write me a prescription for Xanax (alprazolam) 2mg XR, since my anoxic brain injury which was in March they cut me off and my life is just getting worse?
Sure: Even a sugar pill (placebo) can get you high. The subjective effects of drugs are highly influenced by "set" (expectations and existing feelings) and "setting" (environment). 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) is definitely a psychoactive dose, but even if it wasn't you might still feel high. Unfortunately, Xanax is also highly addictive and dangerous if mixed with other CNS depressants like alcohol. ...Read more
Harmful or addictive: Taking this class of drugs can be very addictive. Daily use can lead to dependence in as little as 3-4 weeks. Also 2mg is a pretty high dose. If using for long term. Talk with your PCP. And try to find a safer alternative ...Read more
Pill2mgm;BARwith4Par: Xanax (alprazolam) comes in a pill form in different doses of 0.5.1;2mgm doses.So 2mgm is a pill xanax bar on the other hand is a square shaped bar which is scored in 4 parts, so patints can take whole bar for2mgm dose, half tablet for 1mgm dose, and 1/4th bar for 0.5 mgm dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to abruptly stop taking Xanax (alprazolam) if i've been taking 2mg daily for 3 days only?
I've been taking 2mg xanax (alprazolam) for a month. How long will it take until it's out of my system.
Most of it is gone: Xanax (alprazolam) is a short acting benzodiazepine so most of it is out of your system in a few hours. However there can be physical and psychological dependency on it. This can be treated. Also you would want to consider why did you need to take it. Obviously you had anxiety that was hard to deal with SO this is a good time to have a psychiatric evaluation and develop a treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To an extent: That is a high dose, if its at one time. The average starting dose of xanax (alprazolam) is 0.5 mg four times daily. Other therapies, like ssri/snri antidepressant drugs, and various psychotherapies are also more effective, without the potential for physical dependency and abuse of the benzo, as well as memory problems and escalation of the dose secondary to tolerance. Psychotherapy should always be part of rx. ...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