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Generic Name: ALPRAZOLAM - ORAL Pronounced: (al-PRA-zoe-lam) Xanax Oral Precautions
Before taking alprazolam, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other benzodiazepines (such as diazepam,
lorazepam); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
severe lung/breathing problems (such as COPD, sleep
drug or alcohol abuse
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use
machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you
can perform such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about
all the products you use (including pr...
When I was a teenager, there were rumors going around about combining aspirin and Coca-Cola. For instance, you should never combine the two when out with a guy because the combination produced an aphrodisiac. But the most popular rumor said that if you dropped an aspirin or two in a bottle of Coke and drank it, it gave you a real "high." Just like a shot of booze. But other hearsay warned of caution. That same combination could kill you.
Well, all of the above have since proved to be nothing but urban legends. Some other combinations are not so harmless. A news item reports: "Researchers in Arizona warn that sleeping pills and sodas do not mix, and can in fact cause heartburn at night so severe that it disrupts sleep on a regular basis."
This is, according to the researchers, because of the high acidity level in carbonated beverages. Add to that the fact that many of these bottled or canned sodas also contain caffeine, another known cause of heartburn, and you can ...
Most people are familiar with some of the common side-effects of Adderall : loss of appetite, headache, stomach upset, weight loss and difficulty sleeping. But one of the lesser known side-effects, skin problems can be devastating. An investigation on the adverse effects of Adderall XR in 2006 by the FDA indicated three areas of adverse events: cardiovascular , psychiatric and dematological. A report issued indicated, "The final area of concern that was found in this review, serious adverse skin reactions with Adderall XR, is not currently being addressed." 
According to the medication guide for Adderall XR, adverse reactions can include, "Urticaria, rash, hypersensitivity reactions including angioedema and anaphylaxis. Serious skin rashes, including Stevens Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis have been reported." 
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a serious skin disease, usually resulting from an allergic reaction from a medication. Symptoms include
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