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Old 01-22-2001, 08:41 PM   #1
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Does xanax cause withdrawls?

I was just wondering, does xanax cause withdrawls and if so how bad are they? I was just put on xanax about 3 weeks ago and was just wondering these things. Any help I would be greatful. Thanks

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Old 01-22-2001, 09:02 PM   #2
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Re: Does xanax cause withdrawls?

Hey Kyle,
I don't think you have been on it long enough to have a big problem yet, but your doc would know for sure. Here is the info that I gave you a couple of days ago. <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A>
Maybe someone else has stopped using it.
Take care.
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Old 01-23-2001, 08:13 AM   #3
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Re: Does xanax cause withdrawls?

Xanax will cause withdrawal if you become addicted to it. All benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Klonopin) are addictive and if you become severely addicted the withdrawal can actually kill you. (I could be wrong, butI believe benzos and alcohol are the only two substances in which the withdrawal can actually be fatal)

I am prescribed valium and have been taking it as needed since July without any problem with addiction. My ex-boyfriend suffered from a valium addiction several years ago (he, in fact, overdosed and was hospitalized) and had to go through detox to get off of them. They tapered off his daily use. He was taking up to 20-30 of them a day. In other words, you're not likely to become addicted to Xanax as long as you don't abuse them and as long as you have a responsible Doc who will quit refilling the scrip before addiction sets in.

Old 01-23-2001, 11:14 AM   #4
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Re: Does xanax cause withdrawls?

Thank you Princess and TD you are both very helpful

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Old 02-10-2001, 09:32 PM   #5
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Re: Does xanax cause withdrawls?

Hey Princess how does the valium make you feel?does it make you feel much different than xanax?Is there any side effects?
I have anxiety problems and my doc gave me lorazepam(ativan)and sometimes I dont think it works that well.Just wondering if something else would work better.Valium and xanax were the two i was wondering about and since you mentioned them I thought Id see what you think.

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