Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

171 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 18 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Can i have Alprazolam along with Lexapro?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. T Shobha Deepak

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 1774 Questions

default
Posted on Tue, 2 Sep 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I took a Lexapro 10 mg this morning after being off the drug for a few weeks, I am feeling a little anxious
now and would like to know if I could take an 0.25 mg alprazolam now?
doctor
Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Alprazolam can be taken

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to Healthcare-Magic
Greetings of the day

Dear Ms,

Lexapro is Escitalopram which is anti anxiety drug. Alprazolam also belongs to same genera of drug, it is faster action.
You can go ahead and take Alprazolam.

Wishing you great health

Take Care

Best Regards
Dr T Shobha Deepak
MBBS,MD
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication

Recent questions on Anxiety

doctor1 MD

I started experiencing an electrical shock sensation during sleep several weeks ago. I am 51 yr old female. My DR prescribed xanax for nighttime panic attacks, but the shocks continue. I have them every night, several times and if they are particularly bad, I have to catch my breath. Almost like hypervenitilating. Trying to get scheduled for sleep study....any other suggestions?

doctor1 MD

I am 21 year old female, 5'6 150 pounds, and for the past few months, perhaps about two months, I have had moments where my chest feels incredibly tight. A lump in my throat. Pain in my chest and neck. It is very painful when it happens and last from about 6 minutes to 25. I am wondering what this could possibly be, some people suggested anxiety attacks?

doctor1 MD

Hi I am a 17 year old male I am 6 ft tall and 175 lbs recently I have been feeling dizzy and weak and my heart beats fast at times with sweaty palms. In the past I experience the same things and the Dre said it was my sugar dropping and panic attacks I'm afraid this could be serious. Help?

doctor1 MD

Hi there im asking this qustion for my friend, a 21 year old female who at random times has a sudden increase in heart rate, quite rapid i felt it. During or soon after her heart is racing she gets uncontrollable shakes and a minor headache. She hasn't seen a doctor for this, but what i've found online is possible panic attack? She said that her arm went tingly, like the feeling when a body part falls asleep, but it was only momentarily. She also vomited. Any suggestions docs?

doctor1 MD

Hi. I am a bit concerned about the dose of lorazepam that i take. 1mg split in 0.5 morning and evening. It's been 1 month since i started this treatment, along with 10 mg of Cipralex . My psychiatrist said to stay another month on lorazepam due to...

doctor1 MD

I have fluttering in My upper stomach while sitting. Don't notice while standing. It appears worse when I breath out. Does not hurt just flutters

doctor1 MD

I just got a recall back from a mammogram app. I'm very scared, what could it be if not cancer?