| Alprazolam, Xanax
Alprazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety disorders and as an adjunctive treatment for depression.
benzodiazepine - enhances effect of GABA
anxiety, panic disorder, premenstrual syndrome (PMS),
agitation, akathisia, amnesia, anorexia, appetite stimulation, ataxia, confusion, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, dysuria, fatigue, hypersalivation, hypotension, irritability, learning impairment, libido decrease, libido increase, menstrual irregularity, mood lability, physiological dependence, weight gain, weight loss, withdrawal, xerostomia,
Grapefruit juice slows the breakdown of several drugs, including benzodiazepines.
Sedative herbs: Kava, Passionflower, Hops, Ashwagandha, Calendula, Catnip, LadyÕs Slipper, Lemon Balm, Sassafras, Skullcap, and Yerba mansa.
Sedative herbs may cause excess sedation when used with antipsychotic agents.
Melatonin may help handle withdrawal symptoms from benzodiazepines.
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