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Onax 2mg Alprazolam
Sure: Even a sugar pill (placebo) can get you high. The subjective effects of drugs are highly influenced by "set" (expectations and existing feelings) and "setting" (environment). 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) is definitely a psychoactive dose, but even if it wasn't you might still feel high. Unfortunately, Xanax is also highly addictive and dangerous if mixed with other CNS depressants like alcohol. ...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
Harmful or addictive: Taking this class of drugs can be very addictive. Daily use can lead to dependence in as little as 3-4 weeks. Also 2mg is a pretty high dose. If using for long term. Talk with your PCP. And try to find a safer alternative ...Read more
No: No, you're breaking the Matrix. Regardless, you cannot Ash the advice of something like this with the telemedicine doctor. This must be handled by a life Edition, since it is a controlled substance. ...Read more
Is it ok to abruptly stop taking Xanax (alprazolam) if I've been taking 2mg daily for 3 days only?
Xanax (alprazolam): Due to high dose, I would recommend talking to the prescribing doctor for advice instead. ...Read more
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
To an extent: That is a high dose, if its at one time. The average starting dose of xanax (alprazolam) is 0.5 mg four times daily. Other therapies, like ssri/snri antidepressant drugs, and various psychotherapies are also more effective, without the potential for physical dependency and abuse of the benzo, as well as memory problems and escalation of the dose secondary to tolerance. Psychotherapy should always be part of rx. ...Read more
No: You shouldn't. It is irrational to use two benzodiazepines at one time. If it is being prescribed, your prescriber may not be aware of the dangers (or irrationality) of using two potent benzos together. If it is not being prescribed, you are clearly having benzodiazepine abuse. This combination produces significant physical dependency, and should not be stopped abruptly but tapered. Seek help. ...Read more
Taking Xanax (alprazolam) for two weeks, about 2mg per day. How long with it be present in my urine.
Benzos ; UAs: Eight weeks or so!Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does a one 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) bar stay in your system for it to not come out on a drug test?
Xanax (alprazolam): It may take up to 4 days depending on the sensitivity of the test ...Read more
My grandmother takes Xanax (alprazolam) 2MG three times daily for anxiety. Is this excessive or in the normal range? What is the normal range?
Benzodiazepines: It is a big dose for an elderly person (or anyone else for that matter). 0.25mg TID would probably be more appropriate. She can discuss with her doctor an appropriate tapering regimen. Including an antidepressant/anxiolytic prior to weaning would be advisable because she may have exacerbation of underlying problem as she wean down. ...Read more
I took a 10mg methadone, can I take my 2mg xanax (alprazolam) since I've took my methadone? I've heard other opinions, but I just want to be safe.
My friend took 7 xanax (alprazolam) bars (2mg's) with in a time spand of 24 hours. How many days will it take for his body to flush (detox) them out?
I'm 5'9 300lbs I took 2mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 8mg 2 days later. Will I still have traces of it in my urine in 3 weeks? Will exercising expedite the process?
No: Xanax (alprazolam) should not be detectable in your urine after 2 weeks but if it has not been medically prescribed for you, do not use it again. If prescribed by your doctor you will have the backing of that doctor even if it shows up during drug testing. Exercising is a good idea at this weight under medical supervision. ASBP website will direct you to bariatricians in your area. Good luck ...Read more
I take 0.5 xanax (alprazolam) a day what's the difference between taking 4 0.5 xanax (alprazolam) a day compared to taking a 2mg xanax (alprazolam) bar I am confused is there 5 0.5 in a 2m?
2mg. Bar is = 4 of the 0.5mg.
If your dose is 0.5mg. Daily, then you would be needing only 1/4 of the bar. ...Read more
I’ve been taking Alprazolam for a long time, and I notice now (even as PRN) that I barely notice relief with 1-2mg, but then I black out if I take just 1 or 2 more pills. Why is there no middle ground (of relief)? Anyway to fix this? Lower tolerance?
Get Help: Talk to your doctor about mental health professional near you. You should cut back slowly if you have been taking it for a long time. You need to talk to your doctor about other medications, other strategies. You may need a treatment program to help you. Benzos are addictive. ...Read more
Benzodiazepine: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that has a fairly short half-life. This can increase the risk of addiction to the medication. There are other benzodiazepines with longer half-lives. I like those better, if I have to use a benzodiazepine with a patient. There are risks with this medication that includes addiction, dependence, some have some constipation, over-sedation, and respiratory suppression. ...Read more
Yes: Because of the short half life and rapid onset, this particular drug is more reinforcing than the other benzos. If you are on Xanax (alprazolam) and want to come off, I suggest doing this very slowly...Over at least 6 months to a year and done by someone who has experience in taking people off of xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more