Because I have a Koch Pouch - a stoma on the outside of my stomach which has to be intubated - xanax does not digest in my system. I have no rectum as i had a total collectomy in 1979.
This question has also been asked and answered here: Ativan vs Xanax - What is the difference?
I have been taking Xanax for over 20 years and it has worked well for me.Though I had to stop several years back because I began to have severe breathing problems. I've been given the Ativan shot twice and the shot might be stronger than oral. But my personal experience is that the Ativan is a bit stronger than Xanax anyways. But that's a personal opinion,it's certainly not a professional opinion. Wish I could be more help.
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