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alprazolam

Pronunciation: al PRAY zoe lam

Brand: Xanax, Xanax XR

Xanax

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with XANAX 0.5

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Xanax XR

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0.5 mg, pentagonal, white, imprinted with X, 0.5

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Xanax

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2 mg, rectangular, white, imprinted with X A N A X, 2

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, round, peach, imprinted with 029, R

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, rectangular, yellow, imprinted with R 0 3 9

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ALPRAZolam ER

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0.5 mg, round, white

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, round, yellow

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ALPRAZolam ER

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3 mg, round, green

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, round, pink

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, round, white, imprinted with logo, 019

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, round, white, imprinted with logo, 022

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with logo, 024

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with logo, 025

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, round, blue, imprinted with MYLAN A1

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with GG 256

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with GG 257

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, elliptical, blue, imprinted with GG 258

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, rectangular, white, imprinted with GG 249

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, square, yellow, imprinted with G, 1

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, round, blue, imprinted with G, 2

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with G 3719

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, peach, imprinted with G3720

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, oval, blue, imprinted with G3721

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, rectangular, white, imprinted with G 3722

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with S 900

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, yellow, imprinted with S 901

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, oval, green, imprinted with S 902

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with S 900

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, yellow, imprinted with S 901

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, oval, green, imprinted with S 902

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, rectangular, green, imprinted with S 90 3

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with GG 256

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with GG 257

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with N A, 0.25

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, round, white, imprinted with 027, R

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with GG 256

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, round, white, imprinted with MYLAN A

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Alprazolam

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0.25 mg, round, white, imprinted with MYLAN A

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with N A, 0.5

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with GG 257

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, oval, peach, imprinted with G3720

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, round, peach, imprinted with MYLAN A3

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, round, peach, imprinted with MYLAN A3

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Alprazolam

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0.5 mg, round, peach, imprinted with 029, LOGO

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, oval, blue, imprinted with N A, 1.0

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, round, blue, imprinted with 031, R

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, elliptical, blue, imprinted with GG 258

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Alprazolam

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1 mg, round, blue, imprinted with MYLAN A1

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, oblong, white, imprinted with 2

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, rectangular, white, imprinted with GG 249

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Alprazolam

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with MYLAN A4

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ALPRAZolam ER

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0.5 mg, round, green, imprinted with IP 9

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with IP 10

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, round, orange, imprinted with M, A22

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, round, blue, imprinted with IP 12

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, round, purple, imprinted with M, A23

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ALPRAZolam ER

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3 mg, round, white, imprinted with IP 13

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ALPRAZolam ER

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3 mg, round, pink, imprinted with M, A24

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ALPRAZolam ER

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0.5 mg, round, white, imprinted with E 195

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ALPRAZolam ER

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0.5 mg, pentagonal, peach, imprinted with G, 0.5

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ALPRAZolam ER

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0.5 mg, round, white, imprinted with A21, M

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with b 492, 1

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ALPRAZolam ER

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1 mg, oblong, yellow, imprinted with E196

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, round, blue, imprinted with b 493, 2

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ALPRAZolam ER

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2 mg, oblong, blue, imprinted with E197

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ALPRAZolam ER

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3 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with E 198

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ALPRAZolam ER

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3 mg, triangular, green, imprinted with G, 3

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Niravam

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0.25 mg, round, yellow, orange, imprinted with SP 321

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Niravam

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0.5 mg, round, yellow, orange, imprinted with SP 322, 0.5

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Niravam

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1 mg, round, white, orange, imprinted with SP 323, 1

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Niravam

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2 mg, round, white, orange, imprinted with SP 324, 2

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Xanax

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0.25 mg, oval, white, imprinted with XANAX 0.25

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Xanax

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0.5 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with XANAX 0.5

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Xanax

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1 mg, oval, blue, imprinted with XANAX 1.0

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Xanax

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2 mg, rectangular, white, imprinted with X A N A X, 2

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Xanax XR

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1 mg, square, yellow, imprinted with X, 1

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Xanax XR

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2 mg, round, blue, imprinted with X, 2

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Xanax XR

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3 mg, triangular, green, imprinted with X, 3

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What is the most important information I should know about alprazolam?

Alprazolam can slow or stop your breathing, especially if you have recently used an opioid medication or alcohol.

MISUSE OF THIS MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.

Do not stop using alprazolam without asking your doctor. You may have life-threatening withdrawal symptoms if you stop using the medicine suddenly after long-term use. Some withdrawal symptoms may last up to 12 months or longer.

Get medical help right away if you stop using alprazolam and have symptoms such as: unusual muscle movements, being more active or talkative, sudden and severe changes in mood or behavior, confusion, hallucinations, seizures, or thoughts about suicide.

What is alprazolam?

Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat anxiety disorders and panic disorders.

Alprazolam may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking alprazolam?

You should not take alprazolam if:

  • you also take antifungal medicine such as itraconazole or ketoconazole; or
  • you have a history of allergic reaction to any benzodiazepine (alprazolam, lorazepam, diazepam, Ativan, Valium, Versed, Klonopin, and others).

Tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • breathing problems;
  • drug or alcohol addiction;
  • depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behavior; or
  • kidney or liver disease.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. If you use alprazolam during pregnancy, your baby could be born with life-threatening withdrawal symptoms, and may need medical treatment for several weeks.

You should not breastfeed.

If you do breastfeed, tell your doctor if you notice drowsiness or feeding problems in the baby.

Not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

How should I take alprazolam?

Follow the directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Never use alprazolam in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Tell your doctor if you feel an increased urge to use more of this medicine.

Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. MISUSE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Selling or giving away this medicine is against the law.

Measure liquid medicine with the supplied measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).

Swallow the extended-release tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.

Allow the orally disintegrating tablet to dissolve in your mouth without chewing.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

If you use this medicine long-term, you may need frequent medical tests.

Do not stop using alprazolam without asking your doctor. You may have life-threatening withdrawal symptoms if you stop using the medicine suddenly after long-term use.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep your medicine in a place where no one can use it improperly.

Throw away any alprazolam liquid not used within 90 days.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of alprazolam can be fatal if you take it with alcohol, opioid medicine, or other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing.

Overdose symptoms may include severe drowsiness, confusion, slurred speech, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, slow heartbeats, weak or shallow breathing, fainting, or coma.

What should I avoid while taking alprazolam?

Avoid drinking alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death could occur.

Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Dizziness or drowsiness can cause falls, accidents, or severe injuries.

What are the possible side effects of alprazolam?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Alprazolam can slow or stop your breathing, especially if you have recently used an opioid medication or alcohol. A person caring for you should give seek emergency medical attention if you have slow breathing with long pauses, blue colored lips, or if you are hard to wake up.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • weak or shallow breathing;
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • a seizure;
  • hallucinations, risk-taking behavior;
  • increased energy, decreased need for sleep;
  • racing thoughts, being agitated or talkative;
  • double vision; or
  • jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Drowsiness or dizziness may last longer in older adults. Use caution to avoid falling or accidental injury.

Common side effects may include:

  • drowsiness; or
  • feeling light-headed.

After you stop using alprazolam, get medical help right away if you have symptoms such as: unusual muscle movements, being more active or talkative, sudden and severe changes in mood or behavior, confusion, hallucinations, seizures, suicidal thoughts or actions.

Some withdrawal symptoms may last up to 12 months or longer after stopping this medicine suddenly. Tell your doctor if you have ongoing anxiety, depression, problems with memory or thinking, trouble sleeping, ringing in your ears, a burning or prickly feeling, or a crawling sensation under your skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect alprazolam?

Sometimes it is not safe to use certain medicines at the same time. Some drugs can affect your blood levels of other drugs you use, which may increase side effects or make the medicines less effective.

Taking alprazolam with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous side effects or death. Ask your doctor before using opioid medication, a sleeping pill, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety or seizures.

Many drugs can affect alprazolam, and some drugs should not be used at the same time. Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed here.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about alprazolam.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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