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Xanax For Ocd
I have mild ocd and a little overthink what is a safe dose of xanax (alprazolam) without addiction and built up a tolerance to it?i take it like 0.5 xanax (alprazolam) per week
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
I've gad, sad, OCD from my childhood .Now I am 31 and having Xanax (alprazolam) for the last 2yrs.Would cbt effective at this age?
CBT: Cbt would be an excellent supplement to your current treatment. I would strongly advise it. ...Read more
I have agorophobia, autism and OCD Previously was anorexic for 6-years.my question is witch is better for me xanax or a ssri???
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
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
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
Xanax (alprazolam) may help: if nausea is a result of stress, anxiety, fear. However, nausea may be a side effect of Xanax (alprazolam). There are many other possible causes of nausea. It is wise to identify the correct cause to determine specific relief. Anxiety management strategies are better in the long run than medication but sometimes medication is necessary to provide relief while learning these strategies. Best regard for relief. ...Read more
Great question!: Do not stop taking xanax (alprazolam) by yourself. Consult a professional about tapering off xanax (alprazolam) or other sedatives. Some people need to be hospitalized to safely detox from sedatives. You will need lots of support to recover from addiction. Aa and na are 2 possibilities. Smart recovery uses cognitive-behavioral principles. You can find these resources on the internet. Don't do alone - ask for help. ...Read more
Possible interaction: Per drugs. Com there is potential for a moderate interaction: “using Alprazolam together with trazodone may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.” however, if you are taking it at bedtime (and not using alcohol) you will most likely do fine. ...Read more