Common "Alprazolam" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Alprazolam is a drug used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and panic attacks (sudden attacks of fear and worry). This drug belongs to the group of drugs called benzodiazepines. It works by decreasing abnormal reactions by enhancing the effects of GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid), a natural chemical found in the body.

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Can low doses of Alprazolam cause serious side effects when used once?

Query: Hello doctor,I am prescribed a 6 x 0.25 mg Alprazolam tablet as a sleeping pill. Is a 1.5 g Alprazolam tablet dangerous when used once?   Read Full »

Dr. S. Adithya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. May I know for what reason you were prescribed this medicine? I would say it is not harmful if you have taken it once. But if you have taken that dose for a longer duration and stopped it abruptly, it will be detriment...  Read Full »

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