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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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What happens during an overdose of xanax (alprazolam)?

What happens during an overdose of xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam): Being a sedative & depending on the dose, it can cause sedation, disorientation, delirium, respiratory depression, coma. ...Read more

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How can you help someone who overdosed on xanax (alprazolam)?

Depends what you: mean by help. A true overdose results in unconsciousness and can cause respiratory depression, vomiting, aspiration, brain damage and death. This requires immediate medical attention. If you mean help for someone out of control on drugs, you can only express your concern to them and suggest they get help. If this is a loved one/friend, Alanon may be helpful to you-a self-help group for loved ones ...Read more

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How many 0.5 mg tablets of Xanax (alprazolam) would put me in danger of overdosing?

Unknown: The usual limit is six mg per day. However, this might be an overdose for one person and not enough for another. At six mg the answer to your question is 12. Your prescribing physician knows more about yuo and your circumstances than i do. Consult with him/her. ...Read more

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Can you overdose from .5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) taken with 1 mg ativan?

Can you overdose from .5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) taken with 1 mg ativan?

No: Absolutely not , but don't take any medication outside of your doctor's directions. ...Read more

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How much clonopin and Xanax (alprazolam) would you need to take to overdose?

How much clonopin and Xanax (alprazolam) would you need to take to overdose?

Suicidal?: If you're thinking of overdosing on any medication, please contact your psychiatrist, your primary care physician, or the national suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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How long should i supervise him? He overdosed on xanax (alprazolam) and heroin.

Call 911: He needs to go to the ER. Overdose on xanax (alprazolam) and heroin can be fatal. Immediate medical attention is needed. Call 911 and have him taken to the hospital. ...Read more

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I have taken 4 .25 Xanax (alprazolam) over the course of the day as my anxiety has been high. This won't make me overdose right?

I have taken 4 .25 Xanax (alprazolam) over the course of the day as my anxiety has been high. This won't make me overdose right?

Right? Wrong!: This is a very high dose. How many mgs do you normally take daily? If you have high tolerance for drug, you may be ok. But you are really playing with fire. Talk with prescriber re drug. Seeing a psychologist for tx along with drug tx appears to be a safer way to handle extreme anxiety. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more

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What happens if someone takes Xanax (alprazolam) and overdoses, what can you give them to drink or eat to reverse the effect, and help them get back to normal?

More to it: well depends, the bigger picture may be, why did they ingest more then suggested? was it a suicide attempt? are they suicidal? they should seek help with a psychiatrist and therapist. take them to the ER to monitor their vitals and give the appropriate treatments. enough xanax (alprazolam) can cause respiratory depression and even death. ...Read more

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I am dealing with my brothers death last month due to an overdose. I recieved the death cert. today and it says herion and Xanax (alprazolam) Was it painfull?

Likely placid: My condolences for your tragedy. His death was likely very gentle without pain, as he likely went to sleep and passed in his sleep. ...Read more

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I have a Xanax (alprazolam) prescription. How many milligrams can I safely take without overdosing?

Usually 6 mgs.: All medications, including xanax, (alprazolam) must be titrated for a particular patient. Six milligrams is the highest suggested daily dose. However, this may be too much for some individuals and not enough for others. Work with your doctor to find the right dose for you. ...Read more

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Will 5 atarax (hydroxyzine) and 2 alprazolam overdose?

Will 5 atarax (hydroxyzine) and 2 alprazolam overdose?

most likely not: Anytime you take more of a drug than you are prescribed, it is considered an overdose. I doubt that you were prescribed 5 Atarax (hydroxyzine) together to be takenwith 2 alprazolam. Those 2 meds are both very sedating and together could possibly make you sleep for a long time, but i don't think it would hurt you if that was all you took. However if you drank alcohol or added other meds to that, it be dangerous! ...Read more

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I had 2 glasses of vodka tea with dinner and took .5mg Xanax (alprazolam) for a panic attack one hour later. I won't overdose will i?

I had 2  glasses of vodka tea with dinner and took .5mg Xanax (alprazolam)  for a panic attack one hour later. I won't overdose will i?

Xanax (alprazolam): If u can read this response, u are ok for now. Strongly advise not mixing sedatives with alcohol in future , since u can have blackouts and more anxiety. ...Read more

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Overdose- 3.5 mg of xanax, (alprazolam) 1mg of lorazepam, 100 mg of tramadol , 2 norco 20/650 and 50 mg of atarax. Plus 3 cocktails. Am i at risk of dying?

Overdose- 3.5 mg of xanax, (alprazolam) 1mg of lorazepam, 100 mg of tramadol , 2 norco 20/650 and 50 mg of atarax. Plus 3 cocktails. Am i at risk of dying?

Emergency Situation: Healthtap received your message about 20 minutes ago. You should call 911 or have a responsible party drive you to the nearest emergency room immediately. Do not hesitate. Obviously you are reaching out for guidance and help. Please seek help immediately without delay. There is help waiting for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What will happen when a hemodialysis person takes restyl 0.5mg?

Will lower anxiety: Restyl is the brand name for alprazolam in India. It's marketed as Xanax in the U.S. The major form of metabolism is through the liver to an inactive metabolite excreted through the kidneys. 20% of the active form is found in urine. Since you're on hemodialysis, the drug should lower anxiety, similar to someone w/o renal disease, unless you also have liver disease which may cause stronger effects. ...Read more

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What is alprazolam?

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What is alprazolam?

Xanax (alprazolam): Is an anxiolytic medication of intermediate half-life, used for panic disorder. Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, nausea, headaches, lack of focusing, change in taste & smell senses, most of such effects are uncommon & dose-related. ...Read more

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Is there any antedote for alprazolam addicts?

Is there any antedote for alprazolam addicts?

Very slow taper: The treatment for Alprazolam addiction is to taper (slowly decrease) the daily dosage under medical supervision. In severe cases, doctors may substitute a longer-acting medication of the same or similar class, & then taper that instead; this is often easier on the patient. Medicine to immediately block the effect of Alprazolam may cause fatal withdrawal in an addict, & can't be used this way. ...Read more

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How to taper alprazolam?

Xanax (alprazolam) taper: This is a short acting benzo which can be difficult to come off. I usually switch people to the equivalent Klonopin dose (about have the mg dose of xanax (alprazolam) per day) and reduce the daily dose by 0.25mg every week. Ie it would take 1 month to come off 1mg of Klonopin which is equivalent to about 2mg of xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if 50 tablets of restyl 0.25mg is taken at a time with corex cough syrup?

Could you tell me what happens if 50 tablets of restyl 0.25mg is taken at a time with corex cough syrup?

Don't Do It: If you mean restoril, (temazepam) the sleeping medication taking , 50 tablest of any dosage of it could be fatal. Taking 50 tablets of any medication could be very dangerous. Medication dosages and combinations should not be used to do experiments. Meds should be taken only as prescribed and any ideas about variations should be discussed with the doctor. Talk with your with your doc rather than self medicate. ...Read more

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How much alprazolam is safe?

How much alprazolam is safe?

Xanax (alprazolam): Depending on age and tolerance and severity of symptoms and if taken alone or with other medications. Generally, i would not recommend daily dose above 4-6 mg. ...Read more

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How safe is xanax (alprazolam)?

Safely addictive: Xanax (alprazolam) is safe if one does not use heavy machinery or drive while on it. It doesnt interact with too many meds. However, if used chronically, it can worsen or cause very discomforting anxiety, tolerance and withdrawal when stopped. ...Read more

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

Xanax (alprazolam): An intermediate-acting benzodiazepine, it is used more often for panic disorder. ...Read more

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How do I quit taking alprazolam?

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

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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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Is Xanax (alprazolam) bad for you?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) bad for you?

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

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) use for?

What is Xanax (alprazolam) use for?

Anxiety: Xanax (alprazolam) is used short term to treat panic disorder. It has a high abuse and addiction potential. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) hard to quit?

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

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more