Important Safety Concerns for Alprazolam XR
Alprazolam XR Drug InteractionsAlprazolam XR can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Alprazolam XR).
Alprazolam XR: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking alprazolam XR if you have:
- A history of drug or alcohol abuse (see Xanax and Alcohol)
- 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:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Xanax and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Xanax and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Alprazolam XR to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose of Alprazolam XR?People who take too much alprazolam XR may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Slow reflexes
- Coordination problems
- Breathing problems
- Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on alprazolam XR, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Xanax Overdose for more information.)