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Precautions and Warnings With Alprazolam

Who Should Not Take Alprazolam?

You should not take alprazolam if you:
 
  • Are allergic to alprazolam, Xanax, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. Also, you should not take alprazolam if you are allergic to any other benzodiazepine medications.
     
  • Have acute narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye condition).
     
  • Are taking ketoconazole (Nizoral®) or itraconazole (Sporanox®).
     

Final Thoughts on Alprazolam Precautions and Warnings

There are a number of situations in which alprazolam should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific alprazolam precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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