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Old 02-09-2010, 10:42 PM   #1
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.5mg xanax doesnt work but 1mg does is this ok?

i was prescribed .5mg xanax from my doctor for panic attacks. i was previously on Ativan 1mg and it worked well i switced because of the onset time.

I had a panic attack took the .5mg xanax and i felt nothing
Another time i took1mg and it worked great for me is it because my weight that .5mg diddnt work i weight 225lbs somone give me feedback please i want to know what to tel my doctor is this normal

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Old 02-10-2010, 01:02 PM   #2
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Re: .5mg xanax doesnt work but 1mg does is this ok?

How long and often did you take Ativan?

You may need a higher dose on xanax because a tolerance has built up.

If this is the case you should not take any benzos.

Your weight is not be significant enough to explain why .5 is not working.

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