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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 Bittzi, Community Member, asks

Q: Average dose of Xanax for an adult

What is the average dose of xanax given to an adult.  I think this person is being given to much and she cannot remember things and just can't even keep her balance

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Michel, Community Member
7/15/09 9:34am

Hello & welcome to the site

 

In my view this person should go to her doctor asap.

 

Suffolk

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dewalt.17, Community Member
7/15/09 10:01am

Bittzi,

I am not a professional, however I have been on xanax on and off for about 2 yrs.  I have had my  dosages increased over time from .025mg to .050mg and now 1mg which I take 3x's a day to help control my anxiety.  Depending on the condition this person is taking this med and dosage,  I can only speak from my own experience, that I have experienced balance problems and remembering things to which I write myself notes to remind me.  I also take an antidepressant so I don't know if it contributes to being off balance at times.  So to answer your question I think it depends on the condition and other factors, hope this helps.

Dewalt

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By Bittzi, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/12/14, First Published: 07/14/09