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I think I might be pregnant and I am currently on alprazolam

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I think I might be pregnant and I am currently on alprazolam for anxiety is this safe or is their another medication I can take?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

Alprazolam is a FDA category C drug and this should only be continued during pregnancy when the benefits outweigh the risks.

So if your anxiety is severe and your doctor thinks it is necessary for you, then you can continue taking it.

Otherwise, you may need to stop taking it.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

There is no other anxiety medication that is considered absolutely safe during pregnancy.

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