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I've searched thew web to find out if Xanax and any of its generic forms are gluten-free, and I haven't found a consistent answer. I've found "yes, it has gluten," and "no, it doesn't" Is there a site that is frequently updated with what meds are safe and gluten free?

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I've searched thew web to find out if Xanax and any of its generic forms are gluten-free, and I haven't found a consistent answer. I've found "yes, it has gluten," and "no, it doesn't" Is there a site that is frequently updated with what meds are safe and gluten free?

Thanks!

The reason your getting inconsistent answers is because sometimes it is gluten-free and sometimes it isn't, it depends on the maker. To my knowledge the name brand is not gluten-free but some of the generic for it are. The best thing to do is have your pharmacist check with the company directly when the script is filled. They should be doing it for all your meds.

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I take Xanax occasionally. I found three labs that make it gluten free, but only one was available in my area. The one I take is made my Mylan Labs, they will always tell you if their product is gluten free or not...I was told nearly all of their products are gluten free. The gluten free name for Xanax is Alprazolam.

Do not get your Xanax from Pfizer or Greenstone Labs, they definitely contain gluten. Pfizer had the original Xanax.

You can't trust websites, or other people for that matter. You should always call the manufacture of the product. The products do change, sometimes quite often. I trusted www.glutenfreedrugs.com and took the Xanax, they said all were gluten free. Every time I took it, I got glutened, and didn't realize it. My original symptoms were diarrhea, cramping, etc. After gluten free, my symptoms changed. They became more neurological. Since I trusted the website, and took the med as being gluten free, I thought the symptoms I had must be a reaction to Xanax, not ever thinking it was gluten. Each time I needed the Xanax, I weighed the consequences, deciding if I needed it bad enough to suffer the next few days.

Now, I can safely take it, and no reactions.

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I take Xanax occasionally. I found three labs that make it gluten free, but only one was available in my area. The one I take is made my Mylan Labs, they will always tell you if their product is gluten free or not...I was told nearly all of their products are gluten free. The gluten free name for Xanax is Alprazolam.

Do not get your Xanax from Pfizer or Greenstone Labs, they definitely contain gluten. Pfizer had the original Xanax.

You can't trust websites, or other people for that matter. You should always call the manufacture of the product. The products do change, sometimes quite often. I trusted www.glutenfreedrugs.com and took the Xanax, they said all were gluten free. Every time I took it, I got glutened, and didn't realize it. My original symptoms were diarrhea, cramping, etc. After gluten free, my symptoms changed. They became more neurological. Since I trusted the website, and took the med as being gluten free, I thought the symptoms I had must be a reaction to Xanax, not ever thinking it was gluten. Each time I needed the Xanax, I weighed the consequences, deciding if I needed it bad enough to suffer the next few days.

Now, I can safely take it, and no reactions.

Thank you so much for your reply. I recently started taking Xanax and I started getting symptoms and I figured it must be the kind I'm taking. Do you know what labs in addition to Mylan labs are gluten-free? Thanks!

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Thank you so much for your reply. I recently started taking Xanax and I started getting symptoms and I figured it must be the kind I'm taking. Do you know what labs in addition to Mylan labs are gluten-free? Thanks!

You are very welcome, and I'm sorry, but I can't remember the other 2 labs. What would be best for you, is too ask pharmacies near you which brand they use, then call those companies until you find one that is gluten free.

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