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Drug Interactions

Alprazolam can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Alprazolam).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking alprazolam if you have:
  • Glaucoma
  • A history of drug or alcohol abuse (see Xanax and Alcohol)
  • Depression
  • Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Lung problems or breathing problems
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Alprazolam to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Overdose on Alprazolam?

People who take too much of the medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Coordination problems
  • Slow reflexes
  • Coma
  • Breathing problems
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Xanax Overdose for more information.)
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