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Alparzolam for anxiety and manic depression - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi i was just wondering how long a psych is able to perscribe xanax
User :  
is there a limit to how long you take it?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it depends on your condition
Doctor :  
it can be used short term basis
Doctor :  
In some conditions it can be prescribed for long periods
User :   long like a couple years long?

Doctor :  
What is your medical problem
User :  
general anxiety, manic depresion
User :  
sever social anxiety
Doctor :  
usually for anxiety patients it will be prescribed for a period of 2 -3 weeks
Doctor :  
along with other medications
User :  
my last psych had me on it for 1 and a half years, i have tried everything like seoquel and lithium but i am trying a new doc and am worried he will have me on for just a short time

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