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My wife has been prescribed Alprazolam .25 mg related to her stopping several years of use of fentanyl patches and subsequently morpiene. She is suffering from excessive tiredness. Is this a normal side effect?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

She takes several meds related to atrial iibrulation. Included aer amiodarone, Levothyroxine, Ferosemide, Warfarin, and Spronolactone

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Her use of opiats was to deal with chronic pain associated with 5 vertebra stress fractures (soft bones)

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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 7 months ago

Excessive tiredness is a well know side effect of alprazolam

But, that said, it could also be from anemia or low thyroid

Please let me know if you need any more information

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