Alprazolam isn't for agrressive/violent behavior; it's for anxiety. At my hospital we use a combination of 10mg Haldol, 2mg Ativan, and 50mg Benadryl in an IM injection for violent/aggressive behavior. Other medications that are good for combating aggression are Zyprexa-Zydis(especially the melt-aways), Thorazine and Vistaril (also an IM injection), and Seroquel. Hope this helps.
- Alprazolam Information for Consumers
- Alprazolam Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Alprazolam (detailed)
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