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Xanax and Melatonin
Ilovesunflowers posted:
I have been taking Xanax (alprazolam) for 10 years now. Is it possible to switch to Melatonin?
Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
I'm not an MD, but there is no comparison between the two and I don't believe you could switch and get any type of favorable result.

Please discuss this with whoever is prescribing your Xanax.
Ilovesunflowers replied to Patricia Farrell, PhD's response:
Ok, thank you for your response.
Patricia Farrell, PhD replied to Ilovesunflowers's response:
Just remember that whatever you decide, you should be guided by someone with a solid level of experience and be sure to ask lots of questions.
Ilovesunflowers replied to Patricia Farrell, PhD's response:
I just want off of Xanax so bad. I'm scared of the side effects I'm experiencing and the side effects from getting off.

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