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Can you tell me how i can get off Xanax (alprazolam) without withdraws?

Can you tell me how i can get off Xanax (alprazolam) without withdraws?

Talk to a doctor: Your best bet is to talk to the doctor that prescribed them or alternatively talk to an emergency room doctor. Stay safe! ...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 to get off Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 2 a day without withdrawal?

How to get off Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 2 a day without  withdrawal?

Taper: Very slow dose reductions will eliminate withdrawal symptoms. This must be conducted under the supervision of an experienced physician knowledgeable about you. ...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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How to tell whether its withdrawal or pain from an actual condition? I'm getting off of my meds, Xanax & Neurotin (daily) and Percocet 325 as needed. I am so weak and in pain- weaning off first two and no Percocet at all since it was only as needed.

Need more info: More details are needed. How much of Xanax (alprazolam) and Neurontin were you taking prior to the wean? How fast are you weaning? When you say you were taking Percocet "as needed," how frequently were you doing so? Are you doing this on your own, or under the guidance of your physician? Are you on any other medications? Make sure you are being monitored by your doctor(s) closely. ...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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Can one get addicted to xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam): Possible if increase dose to get more sedation, without supervision by your md. ...Read more

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Xanax (Definition)

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