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Posted by gael on March 26, 2000 at 18:43:40:

In Reply to: zanax posted by ally123 on March 18, 2000 at 08:52:52:

: hi i have been diagnosed with panic disorder, i have been reading what you guys are saying aboutzanax, that sounds pretty scary, this is what i take i am currently on .50mg i take 2 in the morning and 2 at night, is that dangerous? is that alot to be taking? i have never had to take these before, nor have i ever had panic attacks, could you please give me some advise am i in danger with these pills , if i stop what do i do about the panic attatcks? or is the dose ok, please need advice, thank you


Abuse and addiction is possible with Xanax. However it is generally accepted as safe for most people. You can overdose on Xanax but not on the amount you are taking. You would have to take very many to overdose. The maximum dose is stated at 4mg each day in divided doses for Anxiety and Tension. Panic attacks are a form of Anxiety Reacton. The people I know that have experienced Panic Attacks find that a few months of therapy, drug and some kind of counseling, find there attacks diminish and then end. This is not always be the case for everyone.
You can suffer withdrawl symptoms with long term use. Your Dr. will probably cut your dosage down gradually when she/he feels it is safe.

Gael

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