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Can I take one Xanax (alprazolam) and one Ambien together?

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam) and ambien

If you go by textbookks and fda, it is a risky mixture because both medications can cause a negative additive effect in sedation.
It is for this reason that medical judgement that includes your genetic metabolism, the dosage, illnesses such as asthma, concurrent medications such as pain killer will decide if the combination will help.

In brief: Xanax (alprazolam) and ambien

If you go by textbookks and fda, it is a risky mixture because both medications can cause a negative additive effect in sedation.
It is for this reason that medical judgement that includes your genetic metabolism, the dosage, illnesses such as asthma, concurrent medications such as pain killer will decide if the combination will help.
Dr. Leonard Lado
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But probably not necessary--ambien should put u 2 sleep.

In brief: Yes

But probably not necessary--ambien should put u 2 sleep.
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Combo

As both medications are sedating, i would avoid using them in combination -- you need to isolate why you are not sleeping -- if anxiety driven, Xanax (alprazolam) may be more effective.
If you have primary insomnia, Ambien may be more effective. Do not combine.

In brief: Combo

As both medications are sedating, i would avoid using them in combination -- you need to isolate why you are not sleeping -- if anxiety driven, Xanax (alprazolam) may be more effective.
If you have primary insomnia, Ambien may be more effective. Do not combine.
Dr. Harris Cohen
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