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Methadone And Xanax
Sedation,and others: Sedation, confusion, lethargy, tiredness, yawning. Increased risk of dependence and addiction. If addicted to either, stopping use is difficult. Withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable. Nausea, vomiting, chills, cramping and aching pain, restlessness, insomnia, agitation, hallucinations and seizures. Very dangerous combination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I'm taking methadone and Xanax to get off tabs and have epilepsy and had a seizure this morning, is that because I didn't take xanax?
Wascourt mandated to stop taking xanax/methadone, i completed the program and have since become a supervisor and father.Ineed to get backonthese, how?
Wow- Addiction is: Even listed as one of your conditions. It would be unethical for a physician to instruct an addict how to rekindle his addiction. In a situation in which you were court mandated - you are putting a lot at risk (being a parent, being a supervisor, your recovery, your health, your sanity). ...Read more
I took a 10mg methadone, can I take my 2mg xanax since I've took my methadone? I've heard other opinions, but I just want to be safe.
Prescribed 2mg Xanax 4x a day taken it only for 7 day cuz my opiate dependence methadone place turned down for the Xanax what is Xanax detection time?
Long half-life: The elimination half-life of xanax is about 11.2-26.9 hours. It takes almost 6 elimination half-life's for a drug to be cleared from the human body. Well... It could take a maximum of 161.4 hours or 6.7 days (6 x 26.9 hours) for xanax to be completely eliminated. Rec. See your prescribing physician to express your concerns. ...Read more
I take low dose methadone, 7.5mg pm and 2.5mg am for RLS. I have .25mg Xanax for occasional anxiety. Is it ok to take these together at these doses?
Yes but......: Methadone for RLS? RLS is typically treated with Iron (if you have RLS form low iron -called Ekbom Syndrome this usually works great.if you have RLS and your iron is normal the treatment is usually Dopamine agonists. Are you sure you are treating RLS and not neuropathy or some other condition? ...Read more
Is .25 Xanax about same as clonidine? Tried clonidine before didn't do much just got prescribed Xanax also on methadone want work but not knock me out
Different classes: Of medications, i would suggest you see your doctor again and discuss with them to find a treatment that will work for you, . ...Read more
Hi there dr. Danny I am 24 and on methadone maintenance my current dose is 70mg I was wondering if I could take .25 mg of Xanax at least 12 hours later 2 sleep is it safe? not every day jus when I'm not able to sleep I haven't taken a Xanax in years
Good question.: But directed to the wrong people. Your question should be directed to your MM prescriber, who can evaluate the risks of adding alprazolam, with respect to respiratory depression and addiction; and he should be on top of which medicines you are taking in addition to methodone. ...Read more
I have bad pain all over body and restlessness anxiety took 1st Xanax from script still anxiety and pain don't kno if need higher dose methadone?
Anxiety: Need to call prescribing doctor combination of opiod agonist with benzodiazepam should be taken as prescribed. ...Read more