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Niravam® (orally disintegrating alprazolam) is a prescription drug approved to treat generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Although this medication can be effective at treating these conditions, there are certain precautions to be aware of before taking Niravam. For instance, some people may wonder what will happen if they take Niravam with alcohol.
 
Taking Niravam with alcohol can increase your risk for serious side effects, such as severe drowsiness, confusion, or memory loss. Also, this drug can affect your ability to perform complex tasks that require mental and motor skills. Taking Niravam with alcohol can increase this effect. In addition, if someone takes too much Niravam and drinks alcohol at the same time, it could cause a life-threatening overdose.
 
In general, it is best to avoid alcohol while taking Niravam.
 
(Click Niravam Drug Interactions and Niravam Warnings and Precautions for more information on what will happen if you take Niravam with alcohol. These articles also discuss other potential drug interactions and outline important safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
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