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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with oxycodeine?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with oxycodeine?

Xanax/Codeine: Depending on frequency & dose of each. Can result in excess sedation. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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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I am afraid to take Xanax (alprazolam) help me?

I am afraid to take Xanax (alprazolam) help me?

Discuss your: Specific concerns with the medical provider who prescribed it. The longer acting form of xanax (alprazolam) is generally considered safer. Ask about options other than xanax (alprazolam) or other benzodiazapines. You ; your provider may be able to find an option that you are more comfortable with. Take care. ...Read more

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How long can you safely take xanax (alprazolam)?

Depends: Xanax (alprazolam) is a minor tranquilizer used often for anxiety or panic attacks. It does tend to be physically addictive. If you take it with any frequency, you will most likely become addicted to it. If you become addicted, you may develop cravings for xanax, (alprazolam) and your anxiety may increase if you do not take your regular dose. ...Read more

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Can u take xanax (alprazolam).5 and amitriptylin10mg together?

You can but: You can but you have to be aware that central nervous system and/or respiratory depressant effects may be may increase
but 5mgm of xanax (alprazolam) and 10mgm Amitriptyline should not cause these effects most of the time but you have to be aware of these effects. ...Read more

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When you take xanax, (alprazolam) how is it supposed to make you feel?

Calmer: Xanax (alprazolam) is a good band-aid. It works fast and improves anxiety tied to panic attacks, generalized anxiety and obsessive thinking. But like any band-aid, it makes one feel better but it's not a permanent fix. That requires counseling to deal with the cause of the anxiety or alternative medications psychiatrists often use to substitute for xanax (alprazolam) and other benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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How long does it take Xanax (alprazolam) to start working? How long does it last?

Xanax (alprazolam): It only takes Xanax (alprazolam) a couple hours to begin to work and it has a half life of 11 - 16 hours so it will last between 11 to 16 hours ...Read more

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My husband does take Xanax (alprazolam) for years can it be addicted and does it affect on sex desire?

Yes, and sure can: Xanax (alprazolam) is commonly prescribed for anxiety. But I'm not at all a fan of xanax (alprazolam). First, over time it tends to make anxiety worse, because for most the benefit wears off after a few weeks. And when the drug effect goes away after a few hours, anxiety is often worse then too. Second, it's one of the more potentially addicting drugs available. Third, it often affects energy and alertness, including sex. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you take Xanax (alprazolam) after you completed the whole withdraws?

Xanax (alprazolam): You probably will get hooked again. Learn to live without tranquilizers if you can. Millions do. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take xanax (alprazolam) once a day at night instead of every few hours? Been doing that for 2 weeks

Xanax (alprazolam): Not sure why you would need Xanax (alprazolam) every few hours. Usual dosing for Panic disorder is every 6-8 hours, but if you are doing well on once daily dosing, along with Zoloft, then that would be fine. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) and serquel togther?

Is it ok to take Xanax (alprazolam) and serquel togther?

Be careful: Using xanax (alprazolam) together with serquel may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.
Talk to your doctor before you do that.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with suboxone?

Please don't: There are potential major interactions between these two medications. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with propranolol?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with propranolol?

Yes, but why?: Babyshiela1991--based on your previous question, these meds are not helping you and so why take them? I suggest that you reconsult your doc and really talk about how you feel. You may want to talk to a psychiatrist. There are better treatment for anxiety/panic attacks than xanax (alprazolam) and propranolol. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) every day?

Please take your: Medication as directed by your doc. Xanax (alprazolam) is addictive. Learn other ways to manage your stress. A clinical psychologist can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) and flexeral together?

Sedation: It could cause excessive sedation. So I would not operate a vehicle or dangerous machinery unless you are clearly wide awake. ...Read more

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Do I need to take Xanax (alprazolam) before epidural?

Do I need to take Xanax (alprazolam) before epidural?

No: Most doctors use numbing medication which they inject through a tiny needle before the epidural. You won't feel much discomfort in good hands. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) and watson 349?

Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) and watson 349?

"Watson 349": Watson 349 is also known as vicodin, an opiate pain reliever. Using this with xanax (alprazolam) will increase drowsiness and sedation -- please do not combine them. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take Xanax (alprazolam) for stress?

Would it be okay to take Xanax (alprazolam) for stress?

Although: Benzodiazapines are anxiolytics - I encourage my patient to try a variety of options to deal w stress. Ways to address stress. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, >. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) more than twice a week?

Xanax (alprazolam): Wondering if it is prescribed as such, and what u r using it for, at this dosage? . ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Xanax (alprazolam) and a melatonin together?

Probably: There is not a definite concern about taking both together. If you have another sleep problem, the two (especially together) could mask a significant sleep problem. If taken too close to wake up, could make you groggy upon waking. ...Read more

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Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) while taking methyprednisolone?

Yes.: No significant interaction. There may be some theoretical concerns with mental function. ...Read more

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How bad is it that I take Xanax (alprazolam) before I smoke weed?

Asking for trouble: Considering the potential consequences from cannabis use alone- I would say you are playing russian roulette. ...Read more

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I'm scared to take xanax (alprazolam). What are some side effects?

Depends on what you: Are taking it for. If you have occasional anxiety (like fear of flying) it will calm you down and make it easier to overcome your fears. Taken regularly for generalized anxiety disorder it can improve symptoms as well, but it is short-acting, and only lasts a few hours. There are other ways to treat anxiety including antidepressant meds and psychotherapy. It can produce physical dependency/abuse. ...Read more

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How many hours after taking coriciden can you take xanax (alprazolam)?

You can take anytime: There is no drug interaction, and you can take it any time you prefer. ...Read more

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Why do I always get really hyper when I take Xanax (alprazolam) or valium?

Why do I always get really hyper when I take Xanax (alprazolam) or valium?

Paradoxical reaction: Some people do experience agitation or arousal in response to benzodiazepines, including diazepam/valium & alprazolam/xanax. Sometimes this is because of partial sedation or loss of focus, which can be upsetting; this should improve with dose reduction. Sometimes it is due to impaired ability to read/respond to your surroundings, which can be frightening. ...Read more

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How long apart should I take Xanax (alprazolam) and methlyprednisolone pack?

If they are both: Prescribed, they do not have to be taken at different times, and do not have very specific interactions. Occasionally, steroids may increase the metabolism of some drugs, although Alprazolam is not metabolized by that particular pathway. I would take both of them just as indicated on the label. Your pharmacist is your best source of information on these kinds of things. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

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


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