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Xanax XR Drug Interactions

Other Benzodiazepines
Combining Xanax XR with other benzodiazepines can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Protease inhibitors can increase the level of Xanax XR in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Do not use these medications together without your healthcare provider's approval. Depending on your particular situation, your healthcare provider may suggest a lower Xanax XR dose or may suggest using a Xanax XR alternative.
 
Seizure Medications
Combining a seizure medication with Xanax XR can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Sleep Medications
Taking a sleep medication with Xanax XR can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining these two medications.
 

Final Thoughts on Xanax XR Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Xanax XR drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
 
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