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Metoprolol And Xanax
I take 25mg zoloft, 100mg metoprolol tartrate, and 50 mg Xanax (alprazolam) as needed. I did take a xanaz last night and 120 mg oxycodone. Whole day I was out of it and dizzy, unable to do anything. Is this norma?
Russian Roulette: Combining sedatives or anti depressives with narcotics and/or alcohol is exactly like playing russian roulette. This is due to the fact that these medications when taken together can adversely affect the respiratory drive, which is the unconscious impulse to continue breathing. It is among the leading causes of death among young people today, let alone older more vulnerable people. ...Read more
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 take metoprolol 25mg every night for BP and palpations for a week now. I also take Xanax (alprazolam) 12.5 mg as needed for anxiety. Is this safe to take?
I take metoprolol 25mg every night for BP and palps for a week now. Was prescribed Xanax (alprazolam) 25mg but only take half as needed for anxiety. Is this safe?
Yes: I think you meant Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25mg as the dose. You said it was prescribed. Yes it is safe for you to take. Talk with your doctor about your treatment options. Be sure to follow your doctor's advice about the use of Xanax (alprazolam). It does have a risk for addiction. Do not combine it with alcohol or sedating medicine. Be careful about driving while on the medication. Best wishes! ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me celexa, Xanax, (alprazolam) and metoprolol. Is it safe to take all of these at once? I also deliver pizza for a living. Need to stay awake!
Medications: All three of these can cause tiredness, sleepiness, drowsiness, depending on the dose, person, and reaction to medication. I would recommend though, primarily, that you do not take xanax (alprazolam) when you are driving. The others are considered safe to take when driving, and once you are stabilized on them and used to them, then you really not experience much fatigue from the metoprolol and celexa. ...Read more
I have severe neck and back pain after smoking meth. I took 2mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 200mg of metoprolol and hr ago. No change felt?
Please see the doc:
Please go see a doctor right away. Sometimes this is a serious problem that needs medical attention right away!
An please stop using meth! ...Read more
Not uncommon: This is a duo used for anxiety-related symptoms as prescribed by many drs. Allow a few days to get used to the combination before driving. ...Read more
I have had nonstop diarreah for months. My anus has been itching and sometimes burning on the regular. I take Xanex, metoprolol, simvistatin, meloxica?
Diarrhea: I would speak to my physician about this because it may be a combination of your medication causing some of the problem ...Read more
On losartan 25 mg 1 day, alprazolam 0.5 mg 3 time if need it, buspirone 15 mg 3 time a day if need it. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 aday. And Bayer (aspirin) 1 a day. Like to know if it ok to have 3-4 glass wine?
I just realized I took. 25mg of Xanax (alprazolam) along with my beta blocker (coreg--25mg). Usually I space the two out. Should I worry?
I'm currently taking Xanax (alprazolam) for PTS and anxiety. My doc prescribed a beta blocker for rapid HR due to mitral valve profusion. Contraindications?
Might have anxiety or thyroid issue. Main symptom tachycardia and insomnia. Taking remeron and Xanax (alprazolam) at night. Should I try a low dose beta blocker?
No: I think you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Suffer depression+anxiety. Is this combo safe? Metoprolol 25mg for BP, Bupropion 300mg, Prozac 20mg, Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg (5 times/week). No seizure history.
Please have your doctor refer you to a Psychologist.
It will take some time but the Psychologist will be very helpful! ...Read more
Why would my urine test show neg. For Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg nightly I have severe depression and panic anxiety attacks, I take plavix75mg, celexa40mg, metoprolol er50mg, pravastatin sodium40mg 81mg asprine, and Prilosec otc
Low dose: That is a very small dose of xanax, (alprazolam) and your urine, especially if you drink lots of fluids, may be dilute enough that the results fall below the limits of detection of the specific test and will be reported as negative. In general, the first morning urine of the day is the most concentrated, and that specimen is more likely to be positive. ...Read more
Both strong.: They can both be potent meds that can cause severe drowsiness, cognitive impairment, respiratory depression and coma at high doses. You should only take these meds as needed for severe anxiety or pain. They can be habit-forming and require a treatment program to wean off them if dependence develops. ...Read more
Not advisable: First of all you just asked me if it's possible to drink xanax (alprazolam). That alone makes me think that you're already intoxicated. No one should have two beers or more plus a xanax (alprazolam). You're likely to drink yourself under the table with the combination. There are also other dangers associated with it such as the cessation of breathing. Please don't do it. And especially, do not drink and drive. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam) & robaxin: Are two very different medications. If you are concerned about withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) - I don't think robaxin (methocarbamol) will prevent that. However, if you are looking to calm yourself - sometimes robaxin can be calming. Please discuss with your physician/ psychiatrist. ...Read more
Yes: There is no significant drug interactions between these two medications. ...Read more
No: Taking 1 mg instead of your regular 0.5 mg will be ok. You may be more sleepy, but it will not be dangerous to you. ...Read more
I use Kratom as an alternative to Xanax (alprazolam) to help me with my anxiety. Is this healthier or worse?
Kratom versus Xanax (alprazolam): Please do not use a medicine not prescribed by your doctor! If you think you need to change meds please contact your doctor. ...Read more