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What's the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and atarax?

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What's the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and atarax?

Xanax/Atarax: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine with high potency in treating anxiety especially panic attacks but with high addiction potential. Atarax (vistaril) is an antihistamine with fair benefits for agitation but less addiction potential.

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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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Could there be a difference between Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 & kolodopin 0.5?

Could there be a difference between Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 & kolodopin 0.5?

Yes: Both of these medications are benzodiazepines. However, each has a different molecule that will affect the brain differently. Both have a calming effect.

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What's the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) 2mg n the Xanax (alprazolam) bar?

Pill2mgm;BARwith4Par: Xanax (alprazolam) comes in a pill form in different doses of 0.5.1;2mgm doses. So 2mgm is a pill xanax bar on the other hand is a square shaped bar which is scored in 4 parts, so patints can take whole bar for2mgm dose, half tablet for 1mgm dose, and 1/4th bar for 0.5 mgm dose.

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What is the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and ambien?

Class of drug: Xanax or Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine that affects your gaba receptors targeting anxiety. It has a risk of addiction. Ambien or zolpidem is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic that is indicated for sleep. The risk of addiction is present, but much smaller than xanax/alprazolam.

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Help! Exactly what is the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and lorazepam?

Xanax (alprazolam) and Ativan: Xanax (generic name alprazolam) and Ativan (generic name lorazepam) are both benzodiazepines, fast acting anti-anxiety meds. Although both are effective your doctor needs to know if you take one and it doesn't work or has unusual side effects. One isn't overall better than the other, and there are other meds in this same class. But remember they can build tolerance- the long term answer is therapy

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Need advice on what is the the main difference between Valium and xanax (alprazolam)?

Need advice on what is the the main difference between Valium and xanax (alprazolam)?

Short vs long acting: Xanax (alprazolam) works for shorter periods, typically 4-6 hours, while valium works for 12-16 hours. Both are in the class of medications known as benzodiazepines, which work by increasing the effect of gaba, the generally inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.

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What is the difference between alprazolam and diazepam?

Lasting: Alprazolam is fast acting benzodiazepine and diazepan is a long acting one. First one like 3 hours and the later one 12 hours mor or less depending on patient health status and metabolism.

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Is there a difference between tranxene vs xanax (alprazolam)?

Is there a difference between tranxene vs xanax (alprazolam)?

Tranxene (clorazepate): They are both anxiety medications. Xanax is a short acting and tranxene (clorazepate) is long acting benzodiazepenes.

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I want to know the difference between alprazolam 0.25 mg and topiramate 50 mg.

Not the same: Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that is mainly used for anxiety disorders. Topiramate is an anti-epileptic used for sone seizure disorders and often used for migraine disease. Alprazolam enhances the inhibitory effects of GABA. While topiramate has some GABA potentiation effect, its main action is blocking voltage-sensitive sodium channels.

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What is the main difference between restoril (temazepam) and xanax (alprazolam)?

XANAX (alprazolam) & TEMAZEPAM: Xanax (alprazolam) (alpraolam) is a benzodiazepine and is used for anxiety, depression & panic attacks. Temazepam is also a benzodiazepine & is also used for anxiety and, in addition, for insomnia.

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Can someone please tell me the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and klonopin?

Can someone please tell me the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and klonopin?

Not much: Both are highly addictive. Klonopin (clonazepam) may be slightly more likely to result in withdrawal seizures if stopped abruptly.

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Can you tell the difference between klinapin and Xanax (alprazolam) in a meconium testi. G?

Klonopin vs Xanax (alprazolam): Both Klonopin and xanax (alprazolam) are belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Both used for the anxiety. Xanax (alprazolam) is more common for panic attacks, and Klonopin is longer-acting drug. Any benzo that is taken can be detected in the meconium if tested. It can depend on the drug, amount taken, and gestation of pregnancy. Klonopin and xanax (alprazolam) no difference.

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Can a standard urine tell the difference between if I took a kolonopin or a xanax (alprazolam)? Or will they both show up the same

Benzos: It depends. The screening will be positive for the type of drugs these are and then they may expand the test to determine exactly. The test will be positive for benzodiazepines.

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Docs, could a blood test tell the difference between Xanax (alprazolam) and valium?

Yes: There are very specific toxicology screens on blood that can detect levels of specific drugs such as xanax (alprazolam) and valium.

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In a lab urine analysis can they tell the difference between clonzapam and xanax (alprazolam)?

Probably not: I believe the general screen test just detects the presence of benzodiazepines and will not tell you the specific one that is present.

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What is the difference between ativan and xanax (alprazolam) when it comes to blood and urine sample testing?

Not much difference: Both medications belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Ativan is lorazepam and Xanax is alprazolam. Both drugs show up on drug screening under benzodiazepines. They both are relatively short acting and are clear from the urine in about 4-7 days.

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Can u tell the difference between a xanax (alprazolam) and vallium in a urine drug screen?

It depends: On whether the test is a rapid test cup or sent to the lab. If the rapid cup they can not tell the difference if they send it off they can tell the exact type of benzo taken.

Xanax (Definition)

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