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What's your opinion on taking a long acting benzodiazepine bid, in combination with a very short acting one (Xanax, Ativan) prn? I've been on Xanax 2m

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In brief: Not a good idea

The benzodiazepines such as Xanax or Ativan are addicting.
I suggest you speak with your prescriber about alternatives such as behavioral therapy, alternative anxiety meds and serotonergic meds.

In brief: Not a good idea

The benzodiazepines such as Xanax or Ativan are addicting.
I suggest you speak with your prescriber about alternatives such as behavioral therapy, alternative anxiety meds and serotonergic meds.
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
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