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  1. not needing b/t for pain
    ... that - on fentanyl I get high as a kite but with a xanax I just sleep 12 hours this is so confusing...
    ... that - on fentanyl I get high as a kite but with a xanax I just sleep 12 hours... Exactly, it's the excitatory...

  2. I've Missed You All So Very Much!!!
    ... what I would have done if I didn't have a script for Xanax . I have "caught up" on my sleep as best as I can and...

  3. need med help
    ... its doing is making me very edgy i had to take more xanax to try and relax cause when i'm tense my pain gets...

  4. Question on Withdrawal
    ... did have some restless leg problems, but I took a Xanax and a Flexiril, and they helped me sleep. I have ... taken Xanax a couple of times today, but I do not really feel...
    ... withdrawals than I am right now? Now I have been taking Xanax periodically during the day, and she gave me an rx...

  5. Lortab withdrawal
    ... I did have restless legs last night, but I took a Xanax and I was able to go back to sleep. I am so afraid...
    ... done ok other than that. I also have been taking Xanax about 3 or 4 times a day to stave off the anxiousness...

  6. Neurontin and ID bracelet?
    ... blood glucose), or the antagonist drug for benzo's ( Xanax , Valium, Ativan, or Klonopin....I can't think of the...

  7. About Pain Management in Louisville,Ky
    ... your medications." He meant my Hydrocodone/APAP and xanax . He said we will wean the xanax and he said he'd like ... exam and then said I don't want to wean you off the xanax just yet. I got a call from the nurse a few days...

  8. pain clinic update
    ... sorry starting to ramble the dr has me taking extra xanax this is the most steroid i've gooten at one time i...

  9. New medication...need information and advice
    ... and the people there almost killed me by giving me xanax (so I wouldn't move in MRI machine) ontop of the patch...

  10. Blood pressure issues?? 192/110??
    ... but how freaked out should I be? Should I take a Xanax to help calm me down (although I don't feel wound...

  11. med adjustment feel awful
    ... every 4 hours untell around 9 or 10 pm along with my xanax ... then on top of that i take 2 0.5 at night to...

  12. Fentanyl to Methadone Symptoms PLEASE HELP
    ... question, she takes several other meds one being 1 mg xanax daily. She hasnt had any problem with it thus far ... but today I read online that methadone and xanax are a deadly combination and should never be combined...
    ... at least 80 over a period of time. As far as the Xanax and Methadone together, I take Klonopin with Methadone...
    ... where the fatalities are coming from. Regarding Xanax and methadone - as Director wrote - they are both...

  13. needing to ramble
    ... is om liquid morphine , methdone, fyntnal patches , xanax , and some other things for bp etc...yes all of this...

  14. Mirtazapine
    ... of the week, and Klonopin as late. I used to take Xanax , but it started losing its efficacy. I also have...

  15. Post surg meds - Fenantyl and Ketamine - thoughts?
    ... bit more potent and has a much longer half life than Xanax or Valium. It certainly sounds as though he has...

  16. had my epidural
    ... well i guess now i just wait and see... the xanax id dtill working i'll post more later ladybuggy...
    ... painful. I don't understand what your saying about the xanax , it doesn't make sense. I guess its working? LOL...
    ... I didn't know xanax would do that?...
    ... Please update when you're up to it and glad the Xanax worked Lady. T...
    ... hi guys i guess my xanax was working more then i thought when i posted sorry ... this time because they had me take 3 x the amount of xanax then this time the dr numbed my skin before the epidural...
    ... moment the dr said after the epidurals a cantake a xanax in between doses if i need to i think i do after reading...

  17. Sammy, how did it go??
    ... far as the valium goes, I have a prescription for Xanax , which is the same type of med, (benzodiazapine) that ... to go. I take my Soma every day, but only use the Xanax for occasional anxiety. With the majority of MR's...
    ... as often as possible. Say for instance, I have .5mg Xanax . This can be split into quarters if I need it to. ... of the Valium, or how it compares miligram-wise to Xanax , but something like that might work for you in a rough...
    ... oxycodone I did have some issues & then they had me on xanax , which I barely took & valium at night, which I halfed...

  18. increaseing meds
    ... i have major spine pain i take xanax all day and vicodin,all day i've had 30 trigger point...

  19. #2 esi tomarrow
    ... up 1 hour early and sxence i'm not afraid to take xanax they will just give me a little xanax at a time tell...
    ... would take sedation personally but I've never taken Xanax but assume it works just like Valium which sedates...
    ... steroid injection i've never taken a valuim but the xanax works like a major muscle relaxer , anti-anxiety ... idea. today the nurse told me to hang on to my own xanax and they would just use theres to hang on to mine...

  20. First PM appointment tommorrow, nervous
    ... valuim, which he can see was from last nov. I also have xanax which is from last oct, which were both prescirbed ... obvious reasons. I have never even had the refill on the xanax . In one way I want to help him to see that I have...

  21. Would someone care to give me views on 3 PM questions on the New Patient Form?
    ... little to do with it although he knows that I take xanax and it's for panic attacks - he doesn't know why and...

  22. Breakthrough meds that arnt?
    ... neurofen on hand, have neurontin, have propanalol, xanax ...hmmm, think that's it ;) Just wondering if you...

  23. What in my PM regimen is causing my insomnia?
    ... it all the time. I also occasionally take a .5mg Xanax for anxiety, and let me tell you, at bedtime, my anxiety ... all my meds, plus an extra Promethazine and an extra Xanax , and still didn't fall asleep until 4:30 am. I am...
    ... script for Klonopin a month or so ago, because my Xanax was helping me to fall asleep, but I was waking up ... I know it's a pretty potent benzo, compared to Xanax , but I found that after a couple of weeks, I have...
    ... from when I took them last (about a year ago). The Xanax doesn't seem to be doing squat for me. I am so desperate...
    ... normal sleep rhythms. It has a longer "half-life" than Xanax , so it helps me stay asleep longer. For me, it has...
    ... than the Flexeril at this point. Instead of my usual Xanax , I took a .5 mg Klonopin, as well as one of my Vicodin...

  24. med question
    ... starting it again my thinking is then i wouldn't use the xanax to sleep and i may not need the vicodin in the night ... tylenol content goes down and at night i'm useing the xanax to help me sleep....i don't want to mess with my effexor...
    ... then i just count them for the next day:(also 4 1/2 xanax a day effexor xr/ mirlax so i have no bt ...and...
    ... starting it again my thinking is then i wouldn't use the xanax to sleep and i may not need the vicodin in the night ... tylenol content goes down and at night i'm useing the xanax to help me sleep When you meet with the Doc @ your...

  25. Update after Doctor Visit--new meds
    ... for RLS. Occasionally (frequently, lately) I take Xanax . What a walking drug store I am. The doctor had...

  26. Sister Friend
    ... Medication (that I know of) she is taking at present is Xanax .Her Prescription is written for 1 MG QID (4 times ... Medication at present,but feel she is taking waaay to much Xanax and I'm not sure if it's a good idea she take Cymbalta...
    ... mistaken the phenergan will intensify the effect of the Xanax as well. I have a hy. hernia and my doc told me last...
    ... sound slurred and incoherent. Both Phenergan and Xanax will make her very tired. Unless you live with her...
    ... much of anything,it's the amount she takes..6 MG's of Xanax would knock 9 Donkey's on their keisters!We talk at...

  27. Another med question, sorry guys
    ... that come up on drug tests are things like Valium and Xanax . Flexeril, Zanaflex and Soma do not. The hydro will...

  28. anti- dep for pm?
    ... for an hour or so " does that like calm you like xanax ? or like coffee type of boost just curious? ladybuggy...

  29. A queston for anyone who is in physical therappy and/or cortisone shots
    ... MR's, I can recommend Soma. Even though Valium and Xanax , etc. can have muscle relaxing qualities, they are ... formulated more for anxiety. (I take occasional Xanax ) The Soma has been the best from my experience. It...

  30. need some advice for PM appointment coming up
    ... me, it sounds exactly like my panic attacks. I take Xanax , in a very low dose, only as needed.(1/4 to 1/2 mg...
    ... Kind of like something is restricting it. I did take xanax for it & do at times. I know it is all linked without...

  31. Anyone gotten insomnia from taking Neurontin?
    ... I take Ambien CR, Promethazine (aka Phenergan) and Xanax . Oh, and Flexeril, too, for my Fibromyalgia pain...

  32. Question re pain contract and then unexpected problem - pay cash?
    ... have major anxiety attacks. My dentist prescribes xanax before any appointment otherwise I literall bounce ... my PM was made aware of the dentists prescribing xanax before the appointment and I call him each time that...

  33. What time are you able to get out of bed in the morning?
    ... of pain. Last night, I finally gave up and took a Xanax to fall asleep because I am trying not to go back ... on Ambien. Taking a full Xanax at 2am kept me nice and groggy until after 9am and...

  34. Need Advice on Pain Medication's for my Pop
    ... has him just knocked out all day.He does take 1mg Xanax at bedtime for sleep also.My Mom cut back on one of...

  35. Has Anyone Had a Breakdown Emotionally From Pain Med Use?
    ... in a PET machine, I think...it's expensive though. Xanax really helps and so does valium, there are also special...

  36. Does taking/stopping your pain meds cause insomnia?
    ... Promethazine 25 mg (generic Phenergan) and occasionally Xanax .5mg, along with Mirapex for RLS. I also have a CPAP ... comfortable and sleepy. I have had to take an extra Xanax (.5 mg) and Promethazine (12.5 mg), and even that...
    ... feeling that I won't be able to sleep. I also have Xanax , that he prescribed for anxiety/panic attacks a while ... ago, but as he explained to me, the Xanax has a much shorter half life and wasn't good at letting...
    ... a night. The other night, I took double my usual Xanax dose (and I don't even take it all the time), double...
    ... aid such as Ambien or Lunesta over klonopin and/or xanax . I was also prescribed Klonopin, but was so drowsy ... the next day, and xanax made me feel hungover. My GP explained that Klonopin ... long half-life, so it stays with you for 18 hours! Xanax works immdiately, but that can cause rebound sleepiness...
    ... Neurontin (a recent substitution for Lyrica). I take Xanax in addition only if I am really worked up and cannot...

  37. The 1-10 Pain Scale...
    ... 5/325 every 6 hours, Skelaxin ever 6 hours, Advil, Xanax as needed. Am seeing my NS on Friday to discuss SCS...

  38. My Absolute Worst Fears Confirmed~
    ... up to it. Do you have any anti-anxiety meds, like Xanax or Valium? I know I'd be taking mine right now. ...
    ... about is worst case scenerio. and no, I dont have any xanax , ect, things like that. Ive never had those. I wish...
    ... about is worst case scenerio. and no, I dont have any xanax , ect, things like that. Ive never had those. I wish...

  39. analgesic adjuvants
    ... Oxycontin, Vicodin and Soma every day. I also take Xanax or Klonopin for anxiety or as a sleep aid (in that...

  40. my meds
    ... gets close to time for me to tyake my vicodon and xanax i get an awful stomache pain really painfull and it...
    ... gets close to time for me to tyake my vicodon and xanax i get an awful stomache pain really painfull and it...
    ... drugs taken twice a day for examply, valium instead of xanax , and LA oxycodone or tramadol instead of vicodin...

  41. Pain Update
    ... take the cymbalta, but has your doc ever talked about xanax or something like it, for the anxious feelings. It ... if you haven't ever taken a benzo before, but the xanax is a good place to start. Just a thought..... ...

  42. steroid epidural question
    ... anxiety and very very tense and my dr increases my xanax for a couple of days and it really works but i don ... its from the shots or my anxiety but eitherway the xanax takes care of it for me and it subsides in 2 days...

  43. 12 month neuro appointment - didnt have to mention pain management
    ... effects, so I stopped after about 6 months. I've found Xanax or the Klonopin that my psych doc Rx'd, to be a better...

  44. Question About Klonopin, Please
    ... have had so much difficulty sleeping. I have taken Xanax and have tolerated it well, and I know Klonopin is...
    ... 2mg is TOOOOOO much! Even when you have taken the Xanax before, this is a very high dose. It is the highest...
    ... for a while, and it really helped my sleep. I take Xanax for anxiety/panic attacks occasionally, and if I am...
    ... lot but my anxiety is absolutely horrible to where Xanax would help it for an hour or two and then its back ... a relative of mine had the same exact problem with Xanax . He's a big guy and he took 2 mg.'s 3 times a day...
    ... of the longer half life. Taking 1 full mg. of the Xanax will help me sleep for a bit, but I am still waking...
    ... go less than 1mg though. Since you have been using Xanax , you will have at least a mild cross-tolerance. ...
    ... certainly see that it has a longer half life than the Xanax . Thanks again to everyone for the advice. I knew...
    ... while ago but my gp didn't want to rx it - I take xanax at night to stop my head going around and around and...
    ... because I knew that a benzodiazapine like klonopin or xanax , can also give a little boost to your pain meds. And ... klonopin did just that. The beauty of the klonopin vs. xanax is that klonopin has a longer half life, so there...
    ... additive drug (to my knowledge) and is very effective Xanax and Klopin etc. Once you get used to the unquenchable...
    ... a couple of weeks. I do have and have had a Rx for Xanax , which I take occasionally, for anxiety. It's pretty...
    ... that if you've never had dependence problems with xanax , you probably won't with Klonopin (though we're all ... different, of course). I take xanax pretty much all the time now - 4 times a day and...
    ... welcome. Thank you for yours. I have been taking the Xanax for about 9 months, I think. I only really take it...

  45. Relafen=Insomnia, Ultram ER=Insomnia. Frustrated!! Help!
    ... Ambien CR, Flexeril, Mirapex, Phenergan and occasional Xanax ), along with my CPAP mask and earplugs (and snoring...

  46. embarceing
    ... 3 months but slowly increaseing the dose i take 1 xanax .5 every 4 hours and vicodone 5/500 1 1/2 every 4...

  47. hi again
    ... really tense for about 2 days so my dr has me take more xanax to help with that... ladybuggy...
    ... but i get feeling really tense but they just up my xanax for a few days to help....thanks for talking with...

  48. Why do I continue to be so drowsy/tired?
    ... regimen of Ambien CR, Lyrica, Phenergan, Mirapex and Xanax . It didn't help my pain anyway, and I'll be asking...

  49. Oh My!!
    ... is easier said than done. Do you have any Valium or Xanax or anything like that? It might help take the edge...

  50. I Don't Know What To Do Anymore...
    ... months later, it was anxiety/panic attacks. I now take Xanax , that was prescribed by the Psychiatrist that I see ... when I take it, and I know some people are prescribed Xanax or another benzodiazapine for pain. Just thought...
    ... months later, it was anxiety/panic attacks. I now take Xanax , that was prescribed by the Psychiatrist that I see ... when I take it, and I know some people are prescribed Xanax or another benzodiazapine for pain. Just thought...
    ... Moldova, What I take is Xanax , which is a benzodiazapine. It is a different kind...
    ... to try to avoid an anxiety attack. I to was on the xanax to help me to stay calm with all the chest issues...
    ... [QUOTE=cmpgirl;3554751]Moldova, What I take is Xanax , which is a benzodiazapine. It is a different kind ... prayers. God Bless, cmpgirl Cmpgirl, I too take xanax . I use to have really bad panic attacks and for 2 ... years straight I took xanax . Let me say that for me the benefits out weighed any ... addicted and when I got better I slowly got myself off of xanax . I now take it if I am really in a panic mode. Xanax ... my life livable it was a great drug for me. Taking xanax and oxy can be a problem tho, they both can work on...
    ... solution that you are happy with soon. I too take xanax and it works within 15 mins or so. Unfortunately...

  51. Narcotics changing my personality?!
    ... that this is the same for you. I have found that Xanax , which my psychiatrist prescribes for me, has helped...
    ... I was also put on Prozac because of depression and Xanax for anxiety and for nerve damage. I remember finally ... caused the rage. I went back on the Prozac, the Xanax and on Percocet and was fine for many years on that...

  52. more shots
    ... was having major withdrawels from my vicodon and the xanax so i was a mess:)so the had me take my xanax then ... you feel very very tense? i/m about to take another xanax i also have major feet/ankle prob but thats been...
    ... soo tense last night the pharmacey had me take more xanax ...do the shots make you thirsty the seem to me i'm...

  53. Just abit of advice please re pain meds.
    ... now that I have found the right combo. I also take xanax as needed when I absolutely cannot sleep so having...
    ... ibuprofen, and I have some Vicodin for BT pain and Xanax for additional sleep aid or anxiety that I sometimes...

  54. trigger point injection
    ... stupid panic attack happed so they had me take my xanax and i was able to calm done and was ok but i realized...

  55. UPDATE - My appointment w/ "Bob"
    ... the half-a***d message system and my needing to take xanax almost every day for the first time since it was Rx...

  56. trip to urgent care, is flexeril safe with percocet
    ... found that clinical dose beta blockers ( propanol) xanax and muscle relaxors get the super strong activity...
    ... anything. A while ago my previous pain doc gave me xanax , but like you I am careful what I talk about because...

  57. Question about Oxycontin..Please Help!
    ... have severe Panic disorder and take high doses of Xanax , I ask my shrink about it. He told me it's the ups...

  58. Have I developed a tolerance to Lyrica?
    ... generic Phenergan), Mirapex (for RLS), and an occasional Xanax for panic/anxiety attacks. I know I need something...

  59. My labs are back.....
    ... stew in this a few more days? Thanks!" But I took a Xanax and am much better at the moment. I have no concerns...

  60. Medications which could interact with opiates:
    ... I thought I'd read that Heath Ledger was taking Xanax and Valium, Ambien, hydrocodone, klonopin.... a pretty ... deadly cocktail, obviously. Why would you need both Xanax and Valium? I take Xanax occasionally with my regular...

  61. HELP reccomend me a NON addictive pain med
    ... you like to be slowed down(like a benzo, similar to xanax or valium), then it might not be the right med for...

  62. Brand vs Generic- Major Findings
    ... a kilo of bulk alprozolam to a bottle of 100 1 mg Xanax tablets on the shelf. Yes, a half million percent...

  63. Overcoming fatigue/drowsiness/tiredness of pain meds
    ... too--Ambien CR and Promethazine (generic Phenergan), Xanax , Mirapex, Flexeril, Celebrex, Vicodin...among others...

  64. Test Results....NOT!
    ... here. Between the new BP meds and having to take my Xanax every day, just so I won't spike my BP, I've been...

  65. Really Need Some Support...Please
    ... in the shoes of someone like us. Thank God for xanax , or my poor hubby would have probably gotten a call...

  66. Hey Guys, I need your help.
    ... thinking of asking my doctor for lexapro. I do take xanax when I get scared. So how do you cope with being...
    ... as you except my BT is 7.5/500 vicodin. I also take xanax , occasionally for anxiety. I know I go through periods ... depression. Is it your pain doc who prescribes your xanax ? It was my psych that prescibed mine. I also see...
    ... Yes, it is my phychiatrist that is giving me the xanax . I just know that I need to call him and he will give...

  67. Saw My Primary This Morning
    ... can certainly use that today!! Brian: I do have Xanax , which I use as needed. (more this past week!) My...
    ... alone the doctor likes him to take a small dose of xanax (of course he does not do this like he should) & I...
    ... he will call me. Sammy: I do have a script for Xanax . I've been seeing a Psych for about 6 months for...

  68. Got A Callback.....Sort of
    ... Thanks, Round1: I'm a little less weepy right now ( Xanax is a wonderful thing) I plan to go over the results...

  69. How Soon Is Too Soon??
    ... I have felt anxious and have taken a couple of xanax over the last couple of days, but my hubby's been...
    ... it was just a panic attack and that I had taken a xanax and would be fine in a little while, he finally calmed...
    ... myself down" and deep breathe, etc. I only take the Xanax when I know it's gonna be a big one. I can usually...
    ... am getting frustrated, anxious (have been taking my xanax every day and that is not usual for me) I can understand...

  70. clonazepam, clonidine
    ... he said that all of the benzodiazepines(ie. Valium, Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan, etc) has some of that effect which...

  71. Pain Logs...Overall Pain Mgmt Thoughts and Questions
    ... mention I am on cymbalta 2 caps per day 40 mg. and xanax (low dose) can't remember but am to lazy to get up...

  72. Difference between Oxycodone and Oxycotin?
    ... obviously concerned about w/d effects. I also take Xanax for anxiety- does that have the potential to help...

  73. Seeing the rheumatologist
    ... 7.5/500 4-6x/day, Soma 350mg 3x/day) I also take Xanax .5mg occasionally for mild anxiety. I was not feeling...

  74. Hallucinations?
    ... 60-90 mgs. of oxycodone during the day/1/1/2 mgs. xanax a day....once in awhile I have really bad hallucination ... of demerol afetr surgery. Also I know tapering off xanax can do this. But I took my normal amounts. Any thoughts...
    ... and due to the combination effect of the opiates and Xanax , you probably hit a pretty deep sleep. May not necessarily...

  75. What's up with the PM's?
    ... (I had to basically have a melt down to get a few xanax ...family problems...brother had just been diagnosed...