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Should I taper myself off of Ambien and xanax (alprazolam)?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry
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In brief: Under supervision

Highly recommended that you taper under a doctor's/provider's supervision.
Not only can there by uncomfortable withdrawals, medications like Xanax/alprazolam can result in life-threatening withdrawal seizures if an appropriate/safe tapering does not take place. What does of Xanax, how often taking? High dose/daily use may require inpatient detoxification.

In brief: Under supervision

Highly recommended that you taper under a doctor's/provider's supervision.
Not only can there by uncomfortable withdrawals, medications like Xanax/alprazolam can result in life-threatening withdrawal seizures if an appropriate/safe tapering does not take place. What does of Xanax, how often taking? High dose/daily use may require inpatient detoxification.
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