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What will happen if I mix 8mg of Zanaflex and 4mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as a sleep aid?

What will happen if I mix 8mg of Zanaflex and 4mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as a sleep aid?

You could get sick: And potentially even die. I doubt from your question that either of these are prescribed, so I am guessing you are getting them illegally. 4 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) is a HUGE dose, equivalent to 40-80 mg of valium. It is usually given in 0.25- 0.5 mg doses in people first getting it, and certainly no more than 1 mg. Neither of these drugs are approved for insomnia. Talk to your doctor or health provider. ...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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Is it safe to take 2mg of Xanax 2 mg of klonipin, 30mg of baclofen and 4 mg of zanaflex? All at night too?

Is it safe to take 2mg of Xanax 2 mg of klonipin, 30mg of baclofen and 4 mg of zanaflex? All at night too?

Take medication only: As directed by prescriber. Xanax (alprazolam), Klonopin (clonazepam), and baclofen increase sedation. Baclofen and Zanaflex are for muscle spasticity. Xanax and Klonopin are both benzodiazepines for anxiety. Your prescriber must review your condition and outline a dosing plan for each medication indicated. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix Zanaflex with Xanax or would a doctor likely prescribe these 2 together?

Is it safe to mix Zanaflex with Xanax or would a doctor likely prescribe these 2 together?

Zanaflax vs Xanax: Zanaflax (Tizanidine) is a short-acting muscle relaxant and is used to treat spasticity. Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression. Xanax may help relax muscles. They have no known interactions and are safe together. Best to ask prescriber for specific reason for prescribing them relevant to your condition. Best regards. ...Read more

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How unhealthy are zanax, loritabs, zanaflex, (tizanidine) and tramadols for you?

How unhealthy are zanax, loritabs, zanaflex, (tizanidine) and tramadols for you?

Depends: If they are prescribed for the right condition, and taken as directed, they may be just fine for you. However if self-prescribed, taken for too long a time or in higher doses, they can produce many problems, especially xanax (alprazolam) (physical dependency with seizures on withdrawal), lortabs (opiate dependency, problems with too much tylenol), tramadol (seizures in large doses).Zanaflex is different class. ...Read more

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Can I tak xanix and zanaflex (tizanidine) together or even a few hours apart? I have bad tension headaches and a panic disorder

Can I tak xanix and zanaflex (tizanidine) together or even a few hours apart? I have bad tension headaches and a panic disorder

It is safe: There is no drug interactions between xanax (alprazolam) and zanaflex. Tension type headaches are often misdiagnosed and frequently poorly managed. Your physician may determine that you need a prescription-strength medication to augment your Tension Type headaches treatment plan. See your PCP. ...Read more

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) for?

Xanax (alprazolam): An intermediate-acting benzodiazepine, it is used more often for panic disorder. ...Read more

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What is Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

Xanax: It is prescribed to treat Anxiety/ panic disorder. I try to avoid prescribing this class of medications as it can lead to development of tolerance. ...Read more

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What are Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

What are Xanax (alprazolam) prescribed for?

ANXIETY: Xanax (alprazolam) is usefulin reducing anxiety. However, if anxiety is a problem, the cause of the problem is important -because when you know how something works and why, you can dosomething about it. Work out what this is about in therapy and maybe you won't need the xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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What is half of a 0.5 milligram xanax (alprazolam)?

What is half of a 0.5 milligram xanax (alprazolam)?

0.25 mg: 0.5 mg/2 = 0.25 mg;

0.25 mg+.0.25 mg = 0.5 mg ...Read more

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What would happen if a person took Xanax (alprazolam) and mrtrazipine?

Xanax/Remeron: Depending on the dose of each, excess sedation, confusion & disorientation can occur. ...Read more

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Is klonipin safer than xanax (alprazolam)?

Is klonipin safer than xanax (alprazolam)?

No: The safety of any medication depends on its use or misuse. When taken as prescribed, for the treatment of a condition for which the medication is indicated for or deemed so by your doctor and closely monitored, the safety of any medication is improved. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) a narcotic?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) a narcotic?

No: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine used to treat panic attacks and anxiety disorders. It is classified as a controlled substance by the feds. ...Read more

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How do xanax help in social anxiety?

How do xanax help in social anxiety?

Social Anxiety: Is treatable by a mental health professional and can resolve. It is likely to continue w/out treatment or lifestyle changes. Social anxiety is often linked to a fear of being embarrassed in public. Surrender to that possibility which exists for us all and things can improve. Clinical hypnosis can help. (See www. Asch. Net) Medication helps to calm people. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I take xanax and tamiflu safely?

Yes, there is no: Interaction between the drugs. Follow the directions on your prescriptions. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with medrol?

Can I take Xanax (alprazolam) with medrol?

Not a good idea: Xanax (alprazolam) interferes with the metabolism of steroids including Medrol and may cause a substantial change in blood level of medrol. ...Read more

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Can a liver flush remove xanax/benzo toxins?

Can a liver flush remove xanax/benzo toxins?

Can't hurry it: "liver flushes" are of various kinds -- some are very restrictive and last longer than others. They may include fasting or completely liquid diets, along with colonic "cleansing." this is actually not needed to remove medications from your body, which has its own very effective detoxification processes. Http://tinyurl. Com/6ofkkzp what leaves liver arrives in urine, which is used in drug tests. ...Read more

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Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause liver problems?

Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause liver problems?

Unlikely.: But not impossible. Still, xanax (alprazolam) is much easier on the liver than alcohol is. Alcohol and xanax (alprazolam) share some similarities in their effects (disinhibition, anxiety reduction, withdrawal symptoms) but liver toxicity is not usually one of the similarities. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) good for alcohol rehab?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) good for alcohol rehab?

Xanax (alprazolam) and Alcohol: Nope. Absolutely not. Xanax (alprazolam) is well known in medicine and science as the pill equivalent to alcohol. One xanax (alprazolam) is like a full bottle of wine. All benzodiazepines should be avoided if one is getting or staying sober. ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

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


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Tizanidine (Definition)

A muscle relaxant to help relax spastic muscles. Can help with pain caused by contracting ...Read more