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Can you mix Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: Not a good idea

Both alcohol and xanax (alprazolam) are depressant medications, and the combination is often more powerful than either one in isolation.
This can lead to confusion, disorientation, and, in severe cases, difficulty breathing. Definitely avoid!

In brief: Not a good idea

Both alcohol and xanax (alprazolam) are depressant medications, and the combination is often more powerful than either one in isolation.
This can lead to confusion, disorientation, and, in severe cases, difficulty breathing. Definitely avoid!
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Dr. Lawrence Greenfield md
A potentially deadly combination. All prescribed sedatives (but especially short-acting ones like Xanax [alprazolam] and intermediate-acting ones like Ativan [lorazepam]) as well as sedative sleeping pills (all of which are relatively short acting) used in combination with alcohol can be deadly. Alcohol, as a sedative, in combination with a prescribed sedative, spells potential lethal trouble.
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