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Can one get addicted to xanax (alprazolam)?

Can one get addicted to xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam): Possible if increase dose to get more sedation, without supervision by your md. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to get high off one generic Xanax (alprazolam) s900?

Is it possible to get high off one generic Xanax (alprazolam) s900?

Xanax (alprazolam): Using xanax (alprazolam) that is not prescribed for you is both dangerous and illegal. When used appropriately after a thorough evaluation, it can be safe and effective. If it's you who's using xanax (alprazolam) for a "high" rather than its indicated use, i join my colleague in suggesting you discuss this with your own physician & consider substance abuse treatment. ...Read more

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I have been taking. One .25 mg. Of Xanax (alprazolam) a day..How do I discontinue?

Stop it: There should be no withrawal from that dose. It makes sense to consult with your physician before changing medication. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to get out of my system after only one use?

How long does it take for Xanax (alprazolam) to get out of my system after only one use?

Xanax (alprazolam) and drug tests: Hi i will assume you are asking this for drug screening. If not, i apologize. But xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine and can be picked up on drug screens for some time. You may be fortunate in that with only one dose you may not test positive as long as others who take this regularly. But, any drug screening done soon may most likely be positive. ...Read more

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Been taking .5mg of Xanax (alprazolam) twice a day for one week. Am I addicted at this point?

Been taking .5mg of Xanax (alprazolam) twice a day for one week. Am I addicted at this point?

Not necessarily: Just because you have been taking Xanax (alprazolam) for a week doesn't mean you are addicted. Addiction is when someone becomes depdent on the drug, physically and/or psychologically. When you are addicted, you may develop tolerance to the drug, may require higher and higher doses, withdraw if stopped, and misuse the drug to get the effect you want even if the use is compromising your daily function. ...Read more

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I just took one and a half of Xanax (alprazolam) but i feel nothing. Shouldn't i feel something?

Xanax (alprazolam): What are you looking to feel -- a buzz, or relief of anxiety? Xanax (alprazolam) may not produce signs of intoxication if that's what you're seeking. You have also not said how strong your xanax (alprazolam) pills are, whether they're new to you, whether you've been using other benzodiazepines or alcohol, etc. Please talk with your physician about this -- s/he may provide a better answer since s/he knows your history. ...Read more

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How long/how many days does it take for 0.25 mg doses of Xanax (alprazolam) to start taking affect and make one feel relaxed, calm, and less anxious?

How long/how many days does it take for 0.25 mg doses of Xanax (alprazolam) to start taking affect and make one feel relaxed, calm, and less anxious?

Xanax (alprazolam) not working : The benzodiazepine (e.g. Xanax) naive patient should feel the effect within the hour. Individuals are unique and depending on one's pharmacogenetics/liver metabolism of medications, the medication may work for some but as well for others. The prescribing physician should be informed. More importantly, non-medicinal modalities & non-habit forming medications should be attempted first. ...Read more

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Drug info states w/d from Xanax (alprazolam) can occur after short term low doses even one, true? Unclear on why i feel symptoms now, that never had before took it

Xanax (alprazolam) and anxiety: You would not be in withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) after only 1 dose. However, it's possible to have a paradoxical agitated (rather than relaxed) reaction. If you've been taking xanax (alprazolam) regularly and then stop, you can have withdrawal symptoms that overlap with the symptoms you might have from anxiety itself. Extreme anxiety can also be part of a withdrawal syndrome. ...Read more

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Will taking one Xanax (alprazolam) cause a siezure?

No: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine - this is a class of drug that can be used to treat seizures acutely. Withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) can cause seizures. ...Read more

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How long does one 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) stay in my blood?

12 to 24 hours: Xanax, or alprazolam, has a relatively short "half-life," meaning that it's metabolized quickly. However, that number is still a range of anywhere from about 6 to 12 hours depending on a variety of factors, including health status, age, weight, overall health, nutritional status, liver and kidney function, other medications taken, etc. It might be detected in a blood or urine specimen for 24 hours ...Read more

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Xanax (Definition)

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