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How long does Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system?

How long does Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system?

Half life 11 hrs: Xanax (alprazolam) has a half life of 11 hrs and will may take longer to eliminate based on body fat and metabolism. It could be detectable for much longer than you would think- even up to 40 hrs depending on frequency of use and your particular situation. http://answers.webmd.com/answers/1198207/how-long-does-xanax-stay-in ...Read more

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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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How long does Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system if you are not a frequent user?

Xanax (alprazolam) half life: The average "half-life" of Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) which means the time it takes the blood to eliminate half of the drug is 11 hours (with a range of 6 to 27. Plasma half life is 27 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 27*6/24= 6.75 days. The Xanax (alprazolam) will stay in your system for about 7days. ...Read more

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How long does Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system if pregnant?

Are you serious?: "Infants exposed to benzodiazepines during late 3rd trimester or during labor have been reported to exhibit either floppy infant syndrome or neonatal withdrawal symptoms. If alprazolam is used during pregnancy, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to the fetus." There is no info on your question because every pregnant woman's different & because your taking it is frowned upon. ...Read more

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How long does 80mg of Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system for?

Xanax (alprazolam): If you took that high a dose, you need to go to the ER right away. ...Read more

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How long does .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system?

xanax (alprazolam): The medication effect is 6-8 hours. The test for benzos will be negative in 48 hours. ...Read more

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How long will 20 xanax (alprazolam) stay in your system and make you feel loopy?

10 days: It depends on strength ox xanax (alprazolam).Xanax half life is abt 11.4 hours. So it will stay in your system at least 9 to 10 days ...Read more

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How long does xanax (alprazolam) stay in a person's system?

Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is for Anxiety. Stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, work and finances can cause anxiety, at times needing Xanax (alprazolam) or continuing it. Even though, it has half-life of 11 hours, there may be some amount of Xanax (alprazolam) in blood two days after taking a single pill; longer with liver disease. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, Breathing and Music Relaxation Medication and Meditation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to leave your system?

How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to leave your system?

60 hours: Assuming normal liver function = 12 hour half life and five 1/2 lives to clear, after 60 hours should be mostly gone. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get 2.5mg of Xanax (alprazolam) out of my system?

5 to 6 days: If you are a daily heavy user it can take up to 30 days. But infrequent user or short term user at that dose no more than 6 days ...Read more

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How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to get out of my system after only one use?

How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to get out of my system after only one use?

Xanax (alprazolam) and drug tests: Hi i will assume you are asking this for drug screening. If not, i apologize. But xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine and can be picked up on drug screens for some time. You may be fortunate in that with only one dose you may not test positive as long as others who take this regularly. But, any drug screening done soon may most likely be positive. ...Read more

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I've been taking 2mg xanax (alprazolam) for a month. How long will it take until it's out of my system.

Most of it is gone: Xanax (alprazolam) is a short acting benzodiazepine so most of it is out of your system in a few hours. However there can be physical and psychological dependency on it. This can be treated. Also you would want to consider why did you need to take it. Obviously you had anxiety that was hard to deal with SO this is a good time to have a psychiatric evaluation and develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have been taking 1 mg of Xanax a day for the past seven days how long will it stay in my system for ?

Not long acting: Xanax is used to help with anxiety. It has a very short half life of about 11 hours. It is usually out of your system completely in 1-4 days. However, keep in mind that Xanax acts quickly and its effectiveness also is greatly reduced very quickly also. Xanax should not be taken over long periods of time. ...Read more

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Which drug stays in your system longer, ativan or xanax (alprazolam)?

Benzodiazepines & UA: They are literally the same chemicals. If you need to pass a ua they may be in the system up to six weeks. Benzodiazepines stay around a very long time. ...Read more

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How long will it take for xanaxs to get out of your system when your 33weeks pregnant?

How long will it take for xanaxs to get out of your system when your 33weeks pregnant?

It depends: Dose. Duration of use. Urine dilution. Cut offs LIVER fx all can make a difference. 72 hours likely adequate in most cases. ...Read more

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If i took Xanax (alprazolam) and smoked weed together does that make it last longer in your system?

Oh my gosh !!: You are taking xanax, (alprazolam) seroquel and weed together. This is kind of like asking if you added draino to the mix would you get the results you want. Don't know your diagnosis, but at only 18 years old - please don't use your brain for chemistry experiments. ...Read more

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Took 0.25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) for the first time in 4 weeks. How long will it stay in my system for a drug test to be able to pick it up? Really worried. Took Monday night, test is Thursday at noon.

Possibly: Xanax has a half-life of 6-26 hrs. Other factors are your body's metabolism rate, fluid intake and other factors. Urine detection/positivity for alprazolam (Xanax) can range from 1-6 weeks. However, with just one dose, an estimate of 6 days is a likely possibility for positive detection in urine. ...Read more

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How long does .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) stay in my system if i'm brestfeeding? How many feedings should I dump?

How long does .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) stay in my system if i'm brestfeeding? How many feedings should I dump?

Stop taking xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) can last in your system for as long as 12 hours. If you truly want to continue breastfeeding, stop taking xanax (alprazolam). An alternative might be Hydroxyzine as there seems to be low or minimal risk for your baby but there is limited information on this. The older your baby, the less risk. But no drug can be said to be truly safe. ...Read more

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How long does Zyrtec 10mg stay in system? And how long should should I wait before taking a Xanax (alprazolam)? HAlf of 0.25mg.

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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How long does Zyrtec 10mg stay in system? And how long should should I wait before taking a Xanax (alprazolam)?  HAlf of 0.25mg.

Zyrtec and Xanax (alprazolam): 1. No waiting is needed. No drug interactions. It is good idea to take Xanax (alprazolam) 1 hour before bed time. 2. Zyrtec is an antihistamine medication. The average elimination half-life is 8 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 8*6/24= 2 days. The Zyrtec will stay in your system for about 2 days. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Xanax (Definition)

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