|Which has the better effect
Jan 5, 2006
I am taking xanax 1-1.5mg per day. I want to switch to the extended release formula that you had recommended in another post. Is it as powerful in relieveing anxiety and panic as the regular xanax? Will i develop a tolerance to xanax where it wont't work anymore?
| Response from Dr. Horwath
The extended release form is just as effective as the regular Xanax. The main difference is that you only need to take it once/day.
Some people do develop tolerance to Xanax, and require an increase in dose, but this is not inevitable. Many people benefit from the medication and are able to remain on a stable dose.
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