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Are one of the benefits of Xanax (alprazolam) weight loss?

Are one of the benefits of Xanax (alprazolam) weight loss?

No: You can get some changes in appetite but weight loss is not commonly seen with this medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I'm taking seroxat, lyrica (pregabalin) and Xanax will I find it very hard to lose weight I exercise a lot but eat sweet stuff regularly ?

I'm taking seroxat, lyrica (pregabalin) and Xanax will I find it very hard to lose weight I exercise a lot but eat sweet stuff regularly ?

BotParoxetine, lyric: Both paroxetine ( seroxat) and Lyrica (pregabalin) are associated with weight gain and craving for sweats and carbohydrates. There is no substitute for exercise and health diet and avoidance of executive calories intake. Btw.. I don't recommend taking xanax frequently...It is associated with worsening anxiety ... ...Read more

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Wife left me and I am unable to eat. If I do, I throw it up. I have a headache, nausea and loss of appetite. Only Xanax gives relieve. How to maintain weight - high calorie shakes? Also is it normal to lose up to 2-4lbs a day when not eating as much and b

Wife left me and I am unable to eat. If I do, I throw it up. I have a headache, nausea and loss of appetite. Only Xanax gives relieve. How to maintain weight - high calorie shakes? Also is it normal to lose up to 2-4lbs a day when not eating as much and b

Please get seen now: You need a relationship with someone who can help -- a physician and hopefully a team of helpers. You're not alone, and your very survival depends on your letting friends help you. I'm sorry about the failure of your marriage. In the long run, you'll adjust to it, you may learn from the experience and be a better man / husband / lover / father for it, and you may even decide it was a good thing. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience short term memory loss on xanax (alprazolam)?

Is it normal to experience short term memory loss on xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam): Possible, if high dose & used regularly for a while in susceptible individuals. ...Read more

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My psych said I could be brain damaged from yrs of klonopin&xanax.If I am, is it reversible? Have severe memory loss,body pain, tingling,migraines,etc

My psych said I could be brain damaged from yrs of klonopin&xanax.If I am, is it reversible? Have severe memory loss,body pain, tingling,migraines,etc

Before assuming : that your recent-onset symptoms are caused by psychotropic medications from which you've had a long-term beneficial effect, see your primary care provider. Take in a list of specific symptoms with onset, duration, frequency, & circumstances, as well as all prescribed & OTC medications, vitamins, & herbs. Have physical & neurological exams before a neuropsychological evaluation. ...Read more

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Will taking one Xanax (alprazolam) cause a siezure?

No: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine - this is a class of drug that can be used to treat seizures acutely. Withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) can cause seizures. ...Read more

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Does Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25mg makes one sleepy?

It may.: Many would feel sedated at even this low a dose (although some would not). ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...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