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Which is safer to take daily bus par or Xanax (alprazolam)? I realize Xanax (alprazolam) can be habit forming and want to know safety on side effects and interaction type stuff

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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In brief: Is Xanax (alprazolam) safer?

Xanax (alprazolam), a short acting benzo, is prescribed to treat anxiety symptoms, as is Buspar (buspirone), (buspirone) which effects serotonin receptors.
At 1st glance, a doc might be quick to point out that there is risk of dependence on Xanax, among other risks, while Buspar (buspirone) has fewer dangerous side effects. Still, the best way to find out about *your* risk/benefit SE profile is to discuss your case w ur MD. :)

In brief: Is Xanax (alprazolam) safer?

Xanax (alprazolam), a short acting benzo, is prescribed to treat anxiety symptoms, as is Buspar (buspirone), (buspirone) which effects serotonin receptors.
At 1st glance, a doc might be quick to point out that there is risk of dependence on Xanax, among other risks, while Buspar (buspirone) has fewer dangerous side effects. Still, the best way to find out about *your* risk/benefit SE profile is to discuss your case w ur MD. :)
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