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Why can't a recovering alcoholic take Xanax but can take Abilify (aripiprazole) or seroquel?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Mirrors alcohol
Xanax's effect in the body mirrors and potentiates that of alcohol.
Abilify and Seroquel do not. Though you shouldn't drink on those drugs either.

In brief: Mirrors alcohol
Xanax's effect in the body mirrors and potentiates that of alcohol.
Abilify and Seroquel do not. Though you shouldn't drink on those drugs either.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Dr. Anthony Vertino
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It is habit-forming
Xanax is known to be very habit forming and difficult to stop taking.
Seroquel and Abilify (aripiprazole) are not addictive.

In brief: It is habit-forming
Xanax is known to be very habit forming and difficult to stop taking.
Seroquel and Abilify (aripiprazole) are not addictive.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)
Addiction potential.

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam)
Addiction potential.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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