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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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Can I take a Xanax (alprazolam) for a panic attack if im on clonidine?

Can I take a Xanax (alprazolam) for a panic attack if im on clonidine?

Panic Attacks: Thee r plenty of medication for panic attacks and anxiety that is not habit forming such as therapy, ssri and depakote.

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My date of birth is 2/3/45 accidentally took my friends 0.1 mg Clonidine. I do not have hypertension and take no meds except Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 mg what to do?

My date of birth is 2/3/45 accidentally took my friends 0.1 mg Clonidine. I do not have hypertension and take no meds except Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 mg what to do?

Rebound hypertension: Occurs with clonidine withdrawal. You are unlikely to have this having taken a single dose. Low blood pressure, however, can lead to orthostatic syncope. Do not arise from a reclining position without remaining seated for a few minutes to reduce the risk of this. The clonidine will wear off after 12 hours at most. Do not take Viagra (sildenafil) or nitrates for the next 12 hours.

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I am going to quit opiates. I have some meds to help, I would like to know which meds to take and how much. I have Xanax 2mg bars, Lorazepam 1mg, Clonidine 0.1 mg. What should I take and how much?

I am going to quit opiates. I have some meds to help, I would like to know which meds to take and how much. I have Xanax 2mg bars, Lorazepam 1mg, Clonidine 0.1 mg. What should I take and how much?

See your doctor: Stopping opiates if you are addicted is difficult. Being motivated is the first requirement. However it usually takes help. Make this attempt count! Please see your family doctor. If he doesn't have the time to help, he will refer you to an addiction medicine specialist. Good luck.

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If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

See below: The only interaction between these medications is that both Catapres and xanax (alprazolam) are CNS depressants and may slow reaction time and make you sleepy. Otherwise side efffects are same as any one of medications seperately. Fyi, I would recommend an alternative to xanax (alprazolam) as it is highly addictive and you develop tolerance to its effects very quickly.

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Can Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) chlorthalidone, and Chlonidine be taken together? Xanax (alprazolam). 5 3x day, chlorthalidone 25mg daily, Chlonidine. 1 3x day

Yes: Most often Xanax (alprazolam) is taken as needed for anxiety, while the diuretic and blood, pressure meds are taken on a routine basis. There should not be a significant drug drug interaction. You can always discuss w your pharmacist or prescribing doc.

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Can a elderly person sick from chemo who took 40mgs of Xanax (alprazolam) and mixed it with a high dose of colonidine weight 111 die?

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Call 911: If you took 40mg of xanax (alprazolam) plus large dose of clonidine, please call 911. If you're contemplating taking above combination, please call 911. There is no reason for anyone to end their life or to contemplate doing so. Assuming chemotherapy is for cancer, we have well trained & empathic hospice & palliative care specialists to help you (& loved ones) thru this time if chemo not desired.

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Could drug interactions with my meds being prescribed be really messing me up clonadine, atenelol, amlodopine, xanex, suboxone, omerperazole. Help me pls?

Could drug interactions with my meds being prescribed be really messing me up clonadine, atenelol, amlodopine, xanex, suboxone, omerperazole. Help me pls?

Yes, indeed!: Did one physician prescribe all of these? If so - you need to consider another provider. If not, you need always to inform any one of them about other drugs you take. All have some risk with just about all of the others, but the worst is between Xanax (alprazolam) and Suboxone. Respiratory distress is possible even coma or death - so call your doctor (s) ASAP or go to ER or a good pharmacist w/ the bottles.

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

Xanax (alprazolam): An intermediate-acting benzodiazepine, it is used more often for panic disorder.

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

Xanax: It is prescribed to treat Anxiety/ panic disorder. I try to avoid prescribing this class of medications as it can lead to development of tolerance.

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What are Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

What are Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

ANXIETY: Xanax (alprazolam) is usefulin reducing anxiety. However, if anxiety is a problem, the cause of the problem is important -because when you know how something works and why, you can dosomething about it. Work out what this is about in therapy and maybe you won't need the xanax (alprazolam).

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What is half of a 0.5 milligram xanax (alprazolam)?

What is half of a 0.5 milligram xanax (alprazolam)?

0.25 mg: 0.5 mg/2 = 0.25 mg; 0.25 mg+.0.25 mg = 0.5 mg

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Please describe the medication: clonidine?

Please describe the medication: clonidine?

Clonidine: Is an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension and as an analgesic in the management of sympathetically maintained pain.

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Is klonipin safer than xanax (alprazolam)?

Is klonipin safer than xanax (alprazolam)?

No: The safety of any medication depends on its use or misuse. When taken as prescribed, for the treatment of a condition for which the medication is indicated for or deemed so by your doctor and closely monitored, the safety of any medication is improved.

Dr. Michael Jacobson
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