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Withdrawal Off Xanax While Pregnant
Not recommended: The best thing is to seek help for alcohol withdrawal, which can be dangerous. Check with your doctor and get her/his recommendations for withdrawal treatment. Xanax doesn't last as long in the body as valium or librium, and there could be a risk of seizures if it wears off and the alcohol withdrawal breaks through. Don't try this at home! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
If I've been taking xanax for awhile and 33weeks pregnant will my family doctor prescribe them to me I have very bad anxiety! And withdrawals are bad?
Psychiatrist: Xanax has a pregnancy category of D. I'd suggest talking all of the risks over with your OB/GYN and a psychiatrist. Xanax is not recommended during pregnancy because it enters the breast milk and has been demonstrated to increase the risk of congenital abnormalities. A psychiatrist can offer much safer alternatives than this. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I ran out of Xanax and can not get any right away! The last time the withdrawals were absolutely horrible! is there any thing I can do to help this?
Xanax withdrawal: I recommend going to your local emergency room or urgent care clinic. They will usually only prescribe a few pills to get you through to a doctor's appointment where you can get a better assessment. I strongly recommend against trying to stop cold turkey and a good provider can help recommend both expert anxiety disorder therapist and a very reasonable and safe, slow taper plan W/O withdrawal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: It is very common, xanax is highly addictive and causes withdrawal relatively easy. Symptoms would include anxiety, cravings, maybe tremors, maybe insomnia, and other symptoms including seizures potentially. Consult your dr. Get help, call aa/na or 1855detox-00 if you need help stopping. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took .25mg of Xanax as prescribed only once a day, for 3 days. (i've been off it now for 36 hours) what is likelihood of withdrawal?
In short: no: 0.25mg of xanax is the lowest dose of xanax available. It is shorter acting than other similar medications in the same class (benzodiazepines). Taking that dose of xanax once a day for 3 days, and 36 hours later you won't have any physical withdrawal, though you may have some short term cravings if it was helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of bad things: Including seizures and delirium (dt's), as well as elevation of blood pressure to where heart damage or stroke may occur. Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzo, and has a more severe withdrawal syndrome because it is so short-acting. Benzos should never be abruptly stopped after chronic use, but should be tapered or replaced with a longer-acting drug that is tapered. Anticonvulsants can also help. ...Read more
I have been taking .5 mg of Xanax once a day for about a month, is this enough to cause withdrawals if i stop?
It could: It's a small amount, but you have been using it daily for a month. It's best to talk with the doctor who prescribed it to you, and create a taper plan. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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