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Xanax dosage for elderly

Every elderly person can take a xanax, start dosage not more that 500-750 mg / day.

Be attention because if senior  patient have problem with heart need start taking a not more that 300mg a day consult with your doctor.

From the digestive system: dry mouth or salivation, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhea, abnormal liver function, elevated liver transaminases and alkaline phosphatase, jaundice.

Hematopoietic system: leucopenia, neutropenia, agranulocytosis (chills, pyrexia, sore throat, extreme tiredness or weakness), anemia, and thrombocytopenia.

Xanax dosage for seniors

So about xanax dosage for seniors. Have some restriction. Need to be very attention.
For elderly (seniors) patients or infirm patients the initial dose of 250 ug 2-3 times / day maintenance dose – 500-750 mg / day as needed in the light of tolerance dose can be increased.

Start taking a xanax seniors very accurate.

Effects on ability to drive and use machines

During the period of treatment should refrain from activities potentially hazardous activities that require increased attention and quickness of psychomotor reactions (driving vehicles or operating machinery).

Part of the endocrine system: weight change, disturbances of libido, menstrual irregularities.

Cardio-vascular system: possible decrease in blood pressure, tachycardia.

Allergic reactions: possible skin rash, itching.