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Why can't a recovering alcoholic take Xanax but can take Abilify (aripiprazole) or seroquel?

Why can't a recovering alcoholic take Xanax but can take Abilify (aripiprazole) or seroquel?

Mirrors alcohol: Xanax's effect in the body mirrors and potentiates that of alcohol. Abilify and Seroquel do not. Though you shouldn't drink on those drugs either. ...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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Is it safe to take Abilify (aripiprazole) with Benadryl and xanax? It uses enzymes 2d6 & 3a4. Benadryl uses 2d6 and Xanax uses 3a4. Prescribed, of course. Curious..

Is it safe to take Abilify (aripiprazole) with Benadryl and xanax? It uses enzymes 2d6 & 3a4. Benadryl uses 2d6 and Xanax uses 3a4. Prescribed, of course. Curious..

Abilify (aripiprazole): It is safe to combine those medications. Regardless of their metabolic pathways, most likely there will be no important interactions in between them, and you will not notice any side effect related to their combination. Abilify (aripiprazole) may cause restlessness and Benadryl and xanax reduce restlessness, therefore they will reduce side effects. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on 2 mg of xanax, 1mg of k-pin, 40mg of Lexapro and 10mg of abilify, (aripiprazole)plus 5 BP pills and 20mg lazic.?

What do you advise if I'm on 2 mg of xanax, 1mg of k-pin, 40mg of Lexapro and 10mg of abilify, (aripiprazole)plus 5 BP pills and 20mg lazic.?

Don't randomly: Don't randomly start adjusting these meds. And don't drink alcohol on them either. Work with your doctor if you'd like to try lowering the doses of some of these medicines. ...Read more

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Will taking 600mg neurotin, 50mg topamax, 2mg intuniv, 5mg Abilify (aripiprazole) and 2mg Xanax be extremely bad?

Will taking 600mg neurotin, 50mg topamax, 2mg intuniv, 5mg Abilify (aripiprazole) and 2mg Xanax be extremely bad?

Combination: Of these meds does require medical supervision and follow up to minimize bad side effects. ...Read more

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Rxd topamax, xanax, abilify (aripiprazole). Topa induces 3a4. I love white grapefruit juice, which inhibits 3a4. Is this an unsafe combo esp with the topamax.?

Rxd topamax, xanax, abilify (aripiprazole). Topa induces 3a4. I love white grapefruit juice, which inhibits 3a4. Is this an unsafe combo esp with the topamax.?

Confusing: Topomax is a weak inducer of cyp 3a4, and maybe c19. Your biggest issue here is the grapefruit juice, which inhibits 3a4 quite significantly. This could increase the effects of both xanax and abilify (aripiprazole). Either you need to stop the grapefruit juice or drink it at a constant level. Please inform your prescribing psychiatrist about this. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) and serquel togther?

Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) and serquel togther?

Be careful: Using xanax (alprazolam) together with serquel may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.
Talk to your doctor before you do that.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take xanax and tamiflu safely?

Can I take xanax and tamiflu safely?

Yes, there is no: Interaction between the drugs. Follow the directions on your prescriptions. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with medrol?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with medrol?

Not a good idea: Xanax (alprazolam) interferes with the metabolism of steroids including Medrol and may cause a substantial change in blood level of medrol. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) okay to take with fentanyl?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) okay to take with fentanyl?

With supervision: The sedative effects of these drugs can have an unsafe synergistic effect. If taken in combination, it should be under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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Is trazodone safe to take with Xanax (alprazolam)?

Possible interaction: Per drugs. Com there is potential for a moderate interaction: “using Alprazolam together with trazodone may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.” however, if you are taking it at bedtime (and not using alcohol) you will most likely do fine. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) and Depakote together?

Xanax (alprazolam) & VPA?: There is no formal interaction between these two meds (depakote & Xanax). It's important to only take those psychiatric medications that are prescribed to you by your doc, and review any questions you have with him/her. Talking with your doc will help you determine the best med & treatment regimen for your particular case. Good luck & stay well! :) ...Read more

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Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) and wygesic together?

Not a good idea: Both of these medications puts the person at risk for falling, toxicity, CNS adverse events, and other complications. Xanax (alprazolam) is a drug that should be used sparingly and for only brief periods, since acute withdrawal symptoms and / or seizures can occur with doses as low as 3 mg daily. Wygesic has been shown to cause 60% increase of hip fractures in the elderly. Adding these together is a bad idea. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) while taking metformin?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) while taking metformin?

Yes: The two medications do not interact and do not share routes of elimination from the body. Just make sure that you are taking the correct dose and frequency. ...Read more

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Can you take lunesta (eszopiclone) and Xanax together?

Lunesta/Xanax: Mixing anxiety medication with sleep medication can cause excess sedation & next morning drowsiness, depending on dosages. ...Read more

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Can you take dramamine and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

Don't drive: Those two medications are both capable of sedation and slowing your reaction time. Mixing them is risky if you're doing anything that requires good attention and reaction time. ...Read more

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What antibiotics are safe to take with xanax (alprazolam)?

What antibiotics are safe to take with xanax (alprazolam)?

Most except E-mycin: And clarithromycin. Of course, have your doctor check on this before prescribing any antidepressant, but these are the only ones I could find where caution is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 1 MG of Xanax (alprazolam) with zzzQuil?

No: And is this Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed to YOU? If not, it is not safe under ANY circumstances. Xanax (alprazolam) is the most widely abused of all benzodiazepines in the US, in part because it hits the brain quick and hard, while having a short half-life that leaves you anxious again in just a few hours. Multiple sedating agents, even antihistamines (as in Zquil), may be dangerous. Talk to your prescriber/pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) and dayquil together?

Xanax (alprazolam): If low dose & not contraindicated by your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) and Lexapro together?

Yes: Ok to combine
xanax can help acute increases in anxiety, used periodically; overuse can lead to dependence

lexapro should be taken every day, is not habit-forming, and should decrease chronic anxiety and depressiion ...Read more

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Xanax and Effexor (venlafaxine) can you take them together.?

Xanax and Effexor (venlafaxine) can you take them together.?

Yes: Effexor (venlafaxine) is taken daily to prevent anxiety, while Xanax can be used on an as-needed basis for breakthrough anxiety symptoms -- the daily use of Effexor (venlafaxine) should make your need for Xanax less. ...Read more

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Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) and wygesic with each other?

Off market: Wygesic -acetaminophen and Propoxyphene will no longer be available in the U.S. After november 19, 2010. If you are currently using propoxyphene, you should call your doctor to discuss switching to another treatment.

When available it could be taken with xanax (alprazolam). Both cause sedation however. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) at the same time as dramamine?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) at the same time as dramamine?

Should be okay: Be careful however, as the two together may make you extra drowsy. ...Read more

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Could you take ritalin and Xanax (alprazolam) in combination?

Yes: Ritalin is a stimulant that is used to treat ADHD or ADD. Xanax (alprazolam) treats anxiety. It is possible for a patient with ADHD to have anxiety and both could be prescribed. If you are taking Ritalin and don't really have ADHD / ADD then the stimulant could make anxiety worse and xanax (alprazolam) not effective. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

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