The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
You have tapered pretty fast but so far you are holding up well.
But the hard part is done for you.
You can now discontinue xanax.
The withdrawal symptoms lessen over time.
Since 74 hours passed without much problem, you will likely be able to stay away from it.
However, sometimes, the symptoms may worsen since xanax is long acting.
yes it is normal.
Usually this should be tolerable.
That is unlikely
that is unlikely since 74 hours passed.
usually up to 2 weeks.
yes you should be able to.
since you are off xanax, few drinks should be fine.
insomnia, rebound anxiety are common
but should be manageable.
yes correct usually
in that case, there are some medications like Vistaril that can be used.
Vistaril requires prescription.
usually these symptoms should subside over time.
they will fluctuate in intensity