Is Xanax XR habit forming?
Xanax XR tablets are habit forming, meaning that they’re psychologically addictive. This doesn’t mean you’re going to become addicted automatically just because you take them, but people who have a family history of addiction or are taking other medications that interact with Xanax may be at risk for developing an addiction.
Can Xanax XR be cut in half?
Yes, Xanax XR can be cut in half. However, this should only be done by a medical professional. It is not safe to cut Xanax XR tablets in any other way, as they contain a special active ingredient called Alprazolam that could be harmful if it were to enter the body in large amounts.
Does Xanax XR make you sleepy?
Xanax XR can make you sleepy and tired. But not too tired to where you can’t go to work or finish your daily activities. If you have taken the drug late in the day, then it may be harder for you to fall asleep during the night. However, if you take your medicine at bedtime, it can help with relaxing your body and mind so that sleep comes more easily.
Can you take Xanax XR long-term?
Xanax XR is a long-acting benzodiazepine, or benzo, meaning it stays in your system longer than other medications. It is formulated to be longer-lasting than shorter-acting benzos like Valium and Klonopin. The long-term use of benzos should be planned and monitored by a physician.
How much Xanax XR should I take?
The initial dose of Xanax XR is usually 1 mg/day to 3 mg/day. Your doctor may adjust the dose within this range depending on the desired and effective dose.
How does Xanax XR make you feel?
Xanax XR Alprazolam Tablets can help relieve anxiety and panic attacks. If you have an anxiety disorder, Xanax XR can help you manage your symptoms. When you feel a panic attack coming on, you’re likely to experience symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, a pounding heart, increased blood pressure, excessive sweating and trembling. Xanax XR can be used for both short-term treatment of acute stress as well as long-term treatment with no more than four weeks between doses; however, it should not be taken for longer than 4–6 weeks without consulting a doctor first due to the risk of tolerance.