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On Xanax for anxiety, had episode of loss of grip in hands, tightness followed by fainting. Cause?

hey, my mom fainted in the supermarket today. shes s home now and im concerned about what she told me what went on before the fainting . she said she was unable to grasp the handle of the cart and she couldn t close or open her hands. In addition to that she is prescribed xanax for anxiety , are these connected? and what could be wrong with her? please help
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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It is common to loose grip while fainting, there is no cause of concern if she no weakness or abnormal movements. Get a routine check up done for sugar and cardiac status. Give her plenty of oral fluids and rest. Also there seems to be no relationship between her drug history and symptoms.
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