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A guy I know died by mixing cocaine and xanax together. I’ve been thinking about it a lot recently since coke is easy to come by here. Any idea how much it would take to kill you? And would it be really painful? Thanks
 
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Good luck. At least you have access to that. I don't get fucking shit. I would luv to have some fucking xanax. I obviously have anxiety but horrible drs. don't give a fuck. I would think lots of alcohol plus the shit you mention would be pretty bad...especially if you were left alone for a day or two.
 
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forevernonescaped said:
That incident was likely very much a statistical outlier. Xanax and coke isn't a reliable fatal OD at all.
Correct. Cocaine is a Stimulant and Xanax is an Anti-Depressant. Taken at the same time and yer gonna go nowhere.
 
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VicMackey said:
Correct. Cocaine is a Stimulant and Xanax is an Anti-Depressant. Taken at the same time and yer gonna go nowhere.
Xanax is actually not an anti depressant. It’s a benzodiazepine which are not used for depression but for anxiety and panic disorder. It has some off label uses too for medical things and sleep but it’s never used for depression and it’s highly addictive.
 
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justpeachy said:
Xanax is actually not an anti depressant. It’s a benzodiazepine which are not used for depression but for anxiety and panic disorder. It has some off label uses too for medical things and sleep but it’s never used for depression and it’s highly addictive.
There are 7 drug classifications used by the courts here in the US. Xanax is put into the anti depresant category for that purpose. Yer right its a benzo.
 
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Drimacus said:
No, as mentioned above, Xanax (alprazolam) is not anti-depressant, it's a CNS depressant.
Thank god i didnt sleep during my med school classes
 
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VicMackey said:
Thank god i didnt sleep during my med school classes

Jumping_realms said:
You aren't fooling anyone with you having any med schooling when you are classing alprazolam as an anti-depressant. It's a benzo, of course, but here It even lists xanax under CNS depressant for you on the following source.
 
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VicMackey said:
There are 7 drug classifications used by the courts here in the US. Xanax is put into the anti depresant category for that purpose. Yer right its a benzo.
You're referring to IACP classifications. Where did you learn the US legal system utilizes the IACP's seven categories?
 
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MartyByrde said:
You're referring to IACP classifications. Where did you learn the US legal system utilizes the IACP's seven categories?
He probably went to law school while going to med school.
 
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Jumping_realms said:
He probably went to law school while going to med school.
Xanax is prescribed for depression on a regular basis. The woke culture is strong here.
Btw, yes, i went to med school during my 31 year career in law enforcement.
 
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Even if alprazolam was prescribed regularly for depression, it still wouldn't make it an anti-depressant.

You can continue to believe it is, because you certainly aren't open to multiple people trying to help you for some reason.
 
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Jumping_realms said:
Even if alprazolam was prescribed regularly for depression, it still wouldn't make it an anti-depressant.

You can continue to believe it is, because you certainly aren't open to multiple people trying to help you for some reason.
That user's reply has me rolling :pfff::pfff::pfff: You were right!
VicMackey said:
Btw, yes, i went to med school during my 31 year career in law enforcement.
Of course you did.
 
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That user's reply has me rolling :pfff::pfff::pfff: You were right!

Of course you did.
Here again......woke must be right..
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Jumping_realms said:
Even if alprazolam was prescribed regularly for depression, it still wouldn't make it an anti-depressant.

You can continue to believe it is, because you certainly aren't open to multiple people trying to help you for some reason.
Its probably written for depression over 200 times per month at my pharmacy
 
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forevernonescaped said:
Thank you VicMackey JD MD PharmD PA-C CNA RN CRNA CPhT MBA PsyD DPT DDS for your "alternative science" facts
Ahhhh the wokeness is strong here.
Retired LE.
Current pharmacist.
Where have you spent your career and how many degrees did you get?
 
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VicMackey said:
Ahhhh the wokeness is strong here.
Retired LE.
Current pharmacist.
Where have you spent your career and how many degrees did you get?
a degree in seeing through bs on this forum. something money can't buy :pfff:
 
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justpeachy said:
Then you are aware pharmacists don’t go to medical school, right? They do PharmD school. But you knew that.
Here we call it med school. Lots of slang thrown around on campus. Please, dont start drama.
 
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VicMackey said:
Here we call it med school. Lots of slang thrown around on campus. Please, dont start drama.
They are two entirely different programs in the majority of countries. But I’ll play, in what country is “med school” used as slang for PharmD school? I’m curious. And what ever do you mean start drama? I just informed you of the differences of medical school and PharmD school and attempted to explain to you, who is a pharmacist, that Xanax is not used as an antidepressant ANYWHERE. That would be a completely off label use and highly irresponsible given it doesn’t act on the brain like any sort of anti depressant (SSRI, MAOI, etc) and instead is a sedative type medication classified as a benzodiazepine. I can provide plenty of medical journals that would agree with this and not one that can realistically argue that Xanax is a safe alternative for an antidepressant. I am not sure how telling you facts is considered starting drama unless you plan to cause drama because of your inaccurate description of Xanax. It seems to me though that you have MUCH bigger problems in your life to focus on than little old me. Best of luck!
 
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justpeachy said:
They are two entirely different programs in the majority of countries. But I’ll play, in what country is “med school” used as slang for PharmD school? I’m curious. And what ever do you mean start drama? I just informed you of the differences of medical school and PharmD school and attempted to explain to you, who is a pharmacist, that Xanax is not used as an antidepressant ANYWHERE. That would be a completely off label use and highly irresponsible given it doesn’t act on the brain like any sort of anti depressant (SSRI, MAOI, etc) and instead is a sedative type medication classified as a benzodiazepine. I can provide plenty of medical journals that would agree with this and not one that can realistically argue that Xanax is a safe alternative for an antidepressant. I am not sure how telling you facts is considered starting drama unless you plan to cause drama because of your inaccurate description of Xanax. It seems to me though that you have MUCH bigger problems in your life to focus on than little old me. Best of luck!
I wish i could read your response. Your font is very light.
Oh well.
I hope someday you can realize that this world is full of facts that you dont agree with. Its doesnt mean everyone else is wrong and you are right.
 
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VicMackey said:
I hope someday you can realize that this world is full of facts that you dont agree with. Its doesnt mean everyone else is wrong and you are right.
Yes, the world is full of facts. And one of those facts is that you were wrong about Xanax when you classified it as an antidepressant. It is a CNS depressant, and CNS depressants are never used to treat depression because these drugs are used for other purposes. In particular, Xanax is prescribed for anxiety, panic attacks, or as a sedative, etc.
 
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Drimacus said:
Yes, the world is full of facts. And one of those facts is that you were wrong about Xanax when you classified it as an antidepressant. It is a CNS depressant, and CNS depressants are never used to treat depression because these drugs are used for other purposes. In particular, Xanax is prescribed for anxiety, panic attacks, or as a sedative, etc.
Sigh. No
It is used on a regular basis for depression.
Do you understand how these drugs work?
Have you been through med school or pharmacology school?
When you graduate and have been in practice let the class know.
Educate yourself. Depressants and anti depressants are the same thing. Different terminology.
The body and mind operates on Homestasis. When you are depressed, you are not prescribed a stimulant, you are prescribed an anti depressant, which yes is in the drug category of depressants. They are designed to bring you down further so your body and mind kicks higher production of edorphans, hormones, etc to bring you closer back to homeostasis. Same goes for ADHD and hyperactive disorders. You are prescribed a stimulant so your body and minds response is to bring you back down to homeostasis.
If you are that infatuated with terms like anti and depressants you need to let it go and read some medical texts. Attacking me wont get you the help you need.
 
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Drimacus said:
No comments...:pfff:
There is no point in arguing with a person who writes such nonsense.
Thank god. Im tired of pouring facts down a bottomless pit. Good luck with your internet commando campaign. Feel free to educate the world cuz we are all wrong and you are the only one that it right.
 
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VicMackey said:
Thank god. Im tired of pouring facts down a bottomless pit. Good luck with your internet commando campaign. Feel free to educate the world cuz we are all wrong and you are the only one that it right.
"we are all" -it's who? Everyone else in the thread wrote that you were wrong. You are the only one who argues with everyone.
 
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