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Yes and no: Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) is shorter acting and more potent than Clonazepam whixh is less strong and action lasts longer. Xanax (alprazolam) also can lead to addiction more than clonazepam. ...Read more
Not a big fan: Xanax (alprazolam) is not a great medication for ongoing use to treat anxiety; antidepressants usually are much better. That said, anxiety and adhd often co-exist, and it is common to treat both for best effect. Some nonstimulants such as atomoxetine and Guanfacine may help with both adhd and anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Review with doctor: Klonopin and Restoril (temazepam) are similar chemically, sedating, anti-anxiety. Better to take one or the other. However, discuss with prescribing doctor to be sure you understand the reason for taking both. Avoid alcohol while taking these medications. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, as long as : Your doctors know all the medicines you are taking. ...Read more
Can i take cinnarzine tabs. Togther with my deppresion therapy(10 mg escitalopram+25mg amitriptyline)&my hypertension therapy (10 mg zestril)?
Interactions: Escitalopram and Elavil (amitriptyline) may cause a rare problem known as seritonin syndome. Elavil and Lisinopril (zestril) may lover your blood pressure at the beginning of treatment or with any dose increase, causing dizziness; they may also increase your heart rate. Be careful when you stand up and do so slowly at first. ...Read more
Combo: As prescribed, should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am on wellbutrin, ativan, atorvastatin, escitalopram, lisinopril, abilify (aripiprazole). Can i take propranolol for anxiety/bp?
Use a low dose: Both escitalopram and wellbutrin (bupropion) inhibit liver metabolism (which is how Propranolol is metabolized) and both will result is a stronger Propranolol effect. This will strengthen the effects of Propranolol so start with the smallest dose and monitor your blood pressure and heart rate. It may also make you tired. ...Read more
No: It is a skeletal muscle relaxant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Celexa/Xanax/Atarax: As prescribed, with caution regarding some extra sedation. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor : There is a potential interaction between theses two medications which can increase the side effects of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Talk to your doctor about your medication. Many people do take this combination with no difficulty. Let your doctor know if you are experiencing any side effects. Best wishes! ...Read more
If approved by docs: Always tell each & every doc everything you're taking, whether prescription or over-the-counter, medication or dietary supplement. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=758-386,1979-1274 for concerns over possible interactions btwn these two meds. Only take together if (both of) your prescribers are aware of other drugs, too, and approve. ...Read more