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Can you take Xanax and Paxil?

Can you take Xanax and Paxil?

Interactions between your drugs Using ALPRAZolam together with PARoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.

What kind of Medicine is Xanax and what are the side effects?

Xanax ( alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). It is thought that alprazolam works by enhancing the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain. Xanax is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorders and anxiety caused by depression.

How long can you take Xanax for panic disorder?

Xanax is usually taken for no longer than 4 months to treat anxiety disorder, and for no longer than 10 weeks to treat panic disorder. Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully. Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

How is Xanax used to treat anxiety and depression?

It is thought that alprazolam works by enhancing the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain. Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders and anxiety caused by depression.

Can you take Xanax after a heart attack?

Anxiety after a heart attack could make it harder for a person to sleep. A person may think negatively about their future or feel their life has suddenly become shorter. Xanax may be able to help people with anxiety, but it is not meant to be used as a long-term treatment for this problem.

Can you take Paxil and Xanax at the same time?

Paxil and xanax are not contraindicated, and can be prescribed together. Unlike the xanax, however, the paxil will not be helpful to you unless you take it consistently. The xanax CAN be used PRN (e.g., on nights where you have more trouble falling asleep).

Is it OK to take 25MG of Xanax for long term use?

I think the dose your on is fine and at that level and in frequency it sounds like you have a good handle on it. Xanax is a tough drug because it does work so well for anxiety and panic attacks. You are one of the only person I have ever heard of at that dose. Dont sweat it you are doing well.

When did I come off low dose Xanax?

I too, have come off low dose Xanax (I was .50 mgs, tapered to .25 for 3 weeks.. then stopped). I was on longer than you though, 7 months.

Which is better for anxiety, Xanax or alprazolam?

It’s been prescribed for severe anxiety and panic attacks for decades, and appears to show some fairly strong success rates. Xanax, and the generic versions, all seem to work well for most anxiety disorders and continue to provide relief for many months. The problem isn’t generally that Alprazolam doesn’t work.