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Could you take ritalin and Xanax (alprazolam) in combination?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Ritalin is a stimulant that is used to treat ADHD or ADD.
Xanax (alprazolam) treats anxiety. It is possible for a patient with ADHD to have anxiety and both could be prescribed. If you are taking Ritalin and don't really have ADHD / ADD then the stimulant could make anxiety worse and xanax (alprazolam) not effective.

In brief: Yes

Ritalin is a stimulant that is used to treat ADHD or ADD.
Xanax (alprazolam) treats anxiety. It is possible for a patient with ADHD to have anxiety and both could be prescribed. If you are taking Ritalin and don't really have ADHD / ADD then the stimulant could make anxiety worse and xanax (alprazolam) not effective.
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