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Take Xanax Alprazolam
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam): As prescribed by your doctor who knows your case best. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam): Yes u can.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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