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Old 08-15-2007, 09:32 AM   #1
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chantix, lexapro and Xanax

I just picked up my prescription for Chantix today. I have put it off because of stress of taking care of my bedridden mother, and her passing July 28th - but I am willing to try it now. Because I have generalized anxiety disorder, and all this stress has "kicked it" into high gear, I am on Lexapro and Xanax for panic attacks. I called Pfizer, and they have done NO studies on taking Chantix with SSRI's (lexapro) or Benzos (Xanax). If they haven't done any trials, my dr. doesn't know if this will cause an interaction between the drugs or not. Has anyone taken these medications together, and did you have any reactions. Thank you so much for your input!

 
Old 08-16-2007, 05:00 AM   #2
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Re: chantix, lexapro and Xanax

hi..that's wonderful you have decided to quit!
i'm taking chantix and am also on prozac and valium. i have'nt noticed anything wrong. the prozac is daily and the valium as needed.
hope this helps.....bevann

 
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