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Son is 50/50 breast/formula fed. Been taking Xanax (alprazolam) 0.75 daily for just over a month. I wait 4 hours to bf again. He doesn't seem affected. Is this okay?

Not Okay. Taking just 1 tablet of Xanax (alprazolam) occasionally which means once a month or so is Okay. But, taking it daily is not good. It takes much longer than 4 hours for your breast milk to be clear of the medication. More like 14 to 18 hours. So, waiting for 4 hours to breast feed is not good enough. It is best to switch to a different medication or just to bottle feed if you must take Xanax (alprazolam), Read more...

Pains under left breast and feeling like I am going to vomit. My family thinks I am a hypochondriac. When I take a Xanax (alprazolam) I feel beter until it wearsof?

Xanax: Can be a prob. Our brains are funny things. We can create physical symptoms with our brain and our worries. Xanax (alprazolam) should be used very sparingly. Regular use is not healthy. You should be on something to prevent anxiety..Not on something to treat anxiety. Especially if you are using this every day. Your brain may not like this answer. But it comes from lots of experience. Read more...

Is it acceptable to take 0.5 MG of xanax (alprazolam) (one time) and continue to breastfeed as normal following the dose? I primarily pump breast milk.

Xanax (alprazolam) Probably unsafe with breastfeeding, talking about just one dose, believe you don't really need it badly, can look for an alternative, its maximum half life in the nody is ~20 hours, so it can stay for up to 2 days, better avoid it, take care. Read more...
Not recommended. and I hope you were informed that you should not have been taking it while pregnant. All benzodiazepines have some risks in pregnancy, but Xanax (alprazolam) has the greatest risk of causing serious birth defects. With breastfeeding, the baby may get some of the drug and it can result in sedation. Talk to your pediatrician and pharmacist about this asap. Read more...

I had my baby 8 days ago. I have bad baby blues. My family doctor prescribed me. 25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 10mg of lexapro. Is that safe while breast feeding?

Possibly unsafe. Xanax (alprazolam) is listed as "possibly unsafe" as studies have found Xanax (alprazolam) in breast milk. This means that the breast fed infant would likely receive some Xanax (alprazolam) while breast feeding; the benefits of Xanax (alprazolam) must be weighed with these risks Lexapro is listed as "safety unknown" as it has not been as well studied. Consult your doctor, or seek another opinion for your specific situation. Read more...
Lexapro ok, Xanax (alprazolam) ? Firstly, your family physician should be in contact with your baby's pediatrician to discuss it. Lexapro has been studied in breastfeeding women on doses up to 20 mg and appears to be safe. Xanax (alprazolam) in higher doses (3 mg per day) has been associated with excessive sedation in breastfeeding babies, but lower doses taken on occasion (0.25 to 0.5 mg once a day) seem safe. Ativan and serax may be better. Read more...

Severe depression and anxiety. Previously prescribed Prozac and Xanax to cope. No insurance and can't go to my personal doctor. Also was diagnosed with breast cancer, sarcoidosis, and adrenal gland disorder... Had a complete mastectomy about 5 years ago.

With . With your medical history, it is prudent to check in with your doctor and get follow up visits regularly. It will be important to find out if your cancer has returned. The treatment regimen you choose is up to you. Your doctor can let you know the different paths you can take if you are to deal with a recurring cancer. Your doctor can recommend treatments that can help your cancer go back into remission, and provide you with resources for coping with the disease such as group therapy and medication to diminish pain. Or you can choose a path that does not involve treatment and work with your doctor to control pain and stress. The stress you feel is understandable. Do see your doctor regularly and especially if you are experiencing loss of appetite and fear. Make an appointment and warm regards. Read more...
Free / sliding fee. I don't know what area you are from. But many communities have clinics which are free or sliding fee scale. You can google this for your area. Read more...

Can taking deep breathes cause chest pressure. I've been yawning and taking deep breathes all day and I'm really uncomfortable Taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety?

Xanax (alprazolam) is not for CP. If you have Anxiety and feeling uncomfortable, having chest pressure or tightness in chest as if some one is sitting on your chest , then you should take Xanax (alprazolam) to help relief. If you are having Chest pain while taking deep breath and making you anxious then take Motrin 3/day, apply OTC Ben Gay or Gold Bond. you may be having inflammation of Joint-Costochondr Meditate if you have severe ANxiety. Read more...

Have shortness of breath and lightheaded. Blood work, 2 EKG and chest X-ray all normal. Cause? High blood pressure a possibility? On. 25 of Xanax (alprazolam)

Anxiety. The xanax (alprazolam) suggests a doc gave it to you for anxiety or panic attacks. Getting online info without seeing the doc likely not a great idea for you. Suggest you see your doc or another so more stress isn't triggered. Read more...