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Can half of a 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) still get me high?

Can half of a 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) still get me high?

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

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 much Xanax (alprazolam) do you need to take to get high?

Give me a break!: Why do you expect a doctor to tell you how you can hurt yourself? This is a prescription drug meant for people with serious underlying anxiety disorders, and not for a 31 year old who is still acting like a teenager. I wouldn't give a teenager the answer to that question, and i will not give it to you. You need to look at your emotional life and why you need to escape it, and get some help. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get high off one generic Xanax (alprazolam) s900?

Is it possible to get high off one generic Xanax (alprazolam) s900?

Xanax (alprazolam): Using xanax (alprazolam) that is not prescribed for you is both dangerous and illegal. When used appropriately after a thorough evaluation, it can be safe and effective. If it's you who's using xanax (alprazolam) for a "high" rather than its indicated use, i join my colleague in suggesting you discuss this with your own physician & consider substance abuse treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get high on ativan or xanax (alprazolam)?

Is it possible to get high on ativan or xanax (alprazolam)?

Likely: You can get a feeling of euphoria from these medications. These medications can also cause altered mental status and delirium depending on dose, metabolism, height, weight, age, etc. ...Read more

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What happens if I use Xanax (alprazolam) to get high for fun sometimes but i don't abuse it am i gonna have side effects or its safe?

Using it to get high: Is the same as abusing it. It doesn't mean that you are addicted to it it does mean however that you have either obtained the drug illegally or you are using it against the directions given by your doctor, and quite possibly fraudulently. It is not advisable to use Alprazolam to get high off of . You simply don't know when you're going to pass out or black out. If you were to drive, you could get arrested for driving under the influence of a drug.You could take too much and potentially stop breathing.You could also find yourself in other potentially compromising situations. Just simply take my advice and don't do it. Your life is worth more than this. Get help if you need to. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Would a whole 0.25 Xanax (alprazolam) help me relax more than a half? My anxiety is always real high going to a drs office and i get scared i will faint.

Yes and no: Higher levels of xanax (alprazolam) will sedate you more. The best treatments are cognitive behavioural therapy and usually medicines that have less side effects and dependence issues than xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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Xanax (alprazolam) helps calm me, a friend told me it's cause I'm already high on thyroid hormones and it's why I don't get high on it. This true?

Xanax (alprazolam) helps calm me, a friend told me it's cause I'm already high on thyroid hormones and it's why I don't get high on it. This true?

Sedative : Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative and should calm you. Some people enjoy the way it makes them feel calm and a bit out of it, and begin abusing it. It is an addictive medication and should only be used as directed. Thyroid medication does not make you high. It can cause altered thinking in an overdose, but does not interact with Xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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I have taken 4 .25 Xanax (alprazolam) over the course of the day as my anxiety has been high. This won't make me overdose right?

I have taken 4 .25 Xanax (alprazolam) over the course of the day as my anxiety has been high. This won't make me overdose right?

Right? Wrong!: This is a very high dose. How many mgs do you normally take daily? If you have high tolerance for drug, you may be ok. But you are really playing with fire. Talk with prescriber re drug. Seeing a psychologist for tx along with drug tx appears to be a safer way to handle extreme anxiety. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more

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How can I get xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam) is : A controlled substance that has to be prescribed by a doctor with a dea license. Start by seeing your doctor, describing your problem, and getting examined. There are many treatable causes of anxiety. ...Read more

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Xanax (Definition)

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