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  1. zoloft and increased anxiety.
    ... horrible anxiety and they started me on 5Mg lexapro and ativan when needed.but i didnt really need it around the ... something to do with it? ive had to start taking the ativan now and it still doesnt seem to help(even though i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Zoloft

  2. I'm new..Anxiety and busy-ness
    ... I've had 2 minor inklings of attacks and took the ativan to ward them off. My BP which is high is under control...

  3. Lexapro, Xanax and EXTREME FATIGUE
    ... Have you tried cutting back. My doctor prescribes Ativan for me and I take .5 mg at night only. Helps take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  4. Still anxious on lexapro/cipralex but sleeping much better
    ... really took anything for it other than occasional ativan . My GP put me on 10 mg of cipralex/lexapro about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  5. Is Xanax responsible for my weight gain?
    ... I have been taking ativan for a couple of years and i have packed on an extra...

  6. My Symptoms
    ... and for the last 3 months Celexa...I also been using Ativan on the side for over a year, on a "as needed" basis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Wellbutrin Zoloft

  7. anxiety, misdiagnosis and Lamictal
    ... sleep I take Ambien CR and for panic attacks I take Ativan as needed. Can anyone relate to anything I am saying...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Lamictal

  8. Fear of Death
    ... depressants but i never did take any of them. I do take ativan once a day, usually break a .5 mg tablet in half and...

  9. seroquel for sleep?
    ... never worked as well as the more addictive xanax or ativan although I know people do have addiction problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Seroquel Xanax

  10. Celexa~3 times a week?
    ... I have anxiety and have always used Ativan as needed. Like many of you~I would like another...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  11. SSRI Issues (Lexapro/Zoloft/Prozac)...First Week(s)
    ... week. xanax made me more anxious so i switched to ativan . hopefully it works better. im def counting down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Xanax

  12. Its all coming back:(
    ... finally i seen a psych and they put me on paxil and ativan . i was on paxil for maybe 4 years. then i moved and...
    ... im having side effects. he changed me from xanax to ativan also ....xanax seemed to make me more anxious. im...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Paxil Xanax Zoloft

  13. Do you think I have anxiety?
    ... healthier way to take it on. In the beginning I had Ativan as a standby, I have not renewed the prescription...

  14. Does this sound like anxiety?
    ... don't exactly help matters!. I have been taking Ativan for many years for the anxiety/panic. A week ago...

  15. Coping with Anxiety Attacks-- What do you do?
    ... drugs can help of course, a good one is the classic ativan (lorazepan), works well and quickly. I hope this...
    ... 15 minutes, it sure feels like it. I don't know if ativan is faster acting than klonopin, but I find that taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin

  16. Lexapro & Xanax together???
    ... seemed to make me more anxious so my dr changed me to ativan . even on ativan i seem to think i get chest pains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Xanax

  17. Buspar users please advise me?
    ... which doesn't help as I have to supplement it with Ativan . So, I am going to ask a new doctor to let me try...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Buspar Lexapro Paxil

  18. mixing meds
    ... i am on zoloft 50mg and i take 1 mg of ativan to sleep at nite, dr also gave me klonopin to take ... in day if needed for anxiety until zoloft kicks in,, ativan makes me to tired to take in the day. Does that sound...
    ... is not too many meds. I have taken clonazepam with ativan for over two years, recently switched to clonazepam...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Zoloft Clonazepam Xanax

  19. benzo question
    ... for those of you who took ativan , xanax, klonopin etc how long did you take them for ... did you have any issues when stopping? i am on ativan and took it for six months and weaned off ok but then ... extreme anxiety came back a month later. i started the ativan about 4 months ago and this time it seems to be a...
    ... you been on the other drugs long term. If it's just Ativan the withdrawals should stop soon but if you have taken...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Xanax

  20. How much lexapro for anxiety??
    ... for anxiety. I DO have to supplement the 5 mg with Ativan . Recently I went back up to 10mg but saw no difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  21. zoloft help please
    ... effects...jittery, anxious...is this normal. Dr gave me ativan to take at nite until it stops or Klonopin in the ... day because ativan has a sedative effect and I need to work. I am starting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Zoloft

  22. Lexapro and Starting Side Effects - Need Encouragement
    ... on my skin and that has gone. I don't need to take Ativan anymore. There are a lot of bad comments about Lexapro...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Wellbutrin

  23. restless nights, with anxiety dreams-withdrawal from anxiety meds?
    ... something, when I am not. Well, I just stopped taking ativan . I wonder if this is a withdrawal symptom?? Thanks...
    ... How long did you take ativan and how much? Sounds like it could be a withdrawal...

  24. any Zoloft advice
    ... t start to feel a little better everyday....I took Ativan as needed while waiting for the zoloft to kick in...
    ... can ask your doctor to give you benzos like Xanax or Ativan for the first month, so you don't freak out waiting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Xanax

  25. burning and tightness in throat
    ... do have severe anxiety, and i take a small dose of ativan for that, but lately, I still have that tight burning...

  26. Next logical medications to try?
    ... months cause of my anxiety. Should i also mention about Ativan ? along with another SSRI? Or if the xanax/klonopin ... didn't help would the Ativan ? Thanks for any recommendations....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Klonopin Lexapro Lopressor Paxil Xanax

  27. I Need Medication
    ... they have been thru it...so i feel your pain. I take ativan at nite to sleep and it helps so much..just to get...
    ... immediately - seriously the same day. I also take ativan occassionally at night. The ativan is also helpful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Celexa

  28. Switching from Zoloft to Cipralex??
    ... taken or is on Cipralex?? I pretty much am living on Ativan to get me through the days!! Thank god for that!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar Celexa Lexapro Seroquel Zoloft

  29. need help know about zoloft? anyone
    ... t work for me at all anymore. Dr gave me zoloft & ativan to sleep The zoloft is making me so jumpy and more...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Zoloft

  30. ~~~ Anxiety ~~~
    ... anxiety i feel everyday. I'm on meds.... Lamictal 400mg, Ativan 1mg 3x per day. Lexapro 1x day. and Visteral for anxiety ... please tell me more. I've been on lexapro for 5 yrs. Ativan for 2 yrs. and the other's since Jan 08. Thanks...
    ... unless its not working for you. I take zoloft & ativan at nite to sleep...hoping to get off as soon as i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lexapro Zoloft

  31. Zoloft
    ... makes me shaky but dr said it will stop...gave me ativan to take till it takes effect...
    ... helped me. Yes the jittery feeling does leave. the Ativan should help with that. After months on Zoloft...
    ... gets alittle better in afternoon but then off we go... ativan doesn't help to much in day...i can't take much becuae...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  32. medication for anxiety
    ... Far As Med Are Concerned, I Take Paxil, Effexor And Ativan For The Now. I Have Been On A Lot Of Medicine Over...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Paxil

  33. Anxiety for life?
    ... a terrible time with SSRIs, and I use klonopin or ativan when I have to, but I try to use positive self-talk...
    ... panic attacks and agoraphobia. Was on Seroxat and Ativan till March/April 08. I also did CBT Therapy which...
    ... but i think i must be getting use to it. Zoloft and ativan is what i am on now..still waiting for it to kick...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Zoloft

  34. Anxiety caused by? Possibly diet related?
    ... happening about the last 6 months or so. I've been on ativan (as needed), clonazepam up to 1mg 3x a day (made me ... and now I'm down to .5 mg a day clonazepam with the ativan as needed. The clonazepam still seems like it has ... feel tired like I hear most people stating), but the ativan works when I need it ( I take .25mg up to .5mg depending ... my understanding they're basically the same thing, ativan just has a shorter half life and is faster at working...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam

  35. zoloft
    ... want to cry...thats where the zoloft came in again & ativan to help me sleep I hope. Tonite will tell. Keeping...
    ... that might be my next resort if this new ativan does not work. I am so tired and drag tru work everyday...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  36. How many mgs of your benzodiazepine are you taking?
    ... can take. The only ones I know of are Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Restoril. So I guess the mgs would vary according...
    ... I have been taking ativan off and on for over 2 years. I am prescribed .5mg...
    ... I take .50 mg. of Ativan every day, sometimes two. I, also, have anxiety that ... my panic got out of control and I had to taper off. Ativan works best for me. Everyone is different. It does...
    ... also mean you could take as much as 10 mgs a day of Ativan at times? That sounds high, but I guess your doctor...
    ... Really Take Too Much. Currently At 2mg Per Evening Of Ativan . Dr. Prescribed Me To Take 4mg A Day As Needed. ...
    ... take that many Benzo's any more. I do take 2mg of Ativan though. I guess I did not know how much it was effecting...
    ... withdrawals, to cut it in half, and he gave me .05 mg of Ativan for when I feel funky. I'm getting the I don't want...
    ... take that many Benzo's any more. I do take 2mg of Ativan though. I guess I did not know how much it was effecting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Restoril Valium Xanax Klonopin Ambien

  37. Health Anxiety?
    ... agoraphobia because of health anxiety. Was on Seroxat and Ativan . Stopped all meds this March. From two weeks ago...

  38. how to stop worrying about health
    ... i will freak out and die in public. I take .5mg of ativan daily. I am to afraid of medication to go on a anti ... depressant. It took me being in the ER and them giving me ativan for me to take it, i would not take it on my own at...
    ... than anything REAL right now. Im on prozac and i take ativan as needed. prozac has helped tremendously. what i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  39. Anxiety Meds....
    ... The increased anxiety was terrible. I was using more ativan on the celexa than I was before I started taking it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Zoloft

  40. So confused
    ... ativan is an addictive drug, it is usually given to help...
    ... Yeah I have never been prescribed Ativan but its just like the rest of the minor tranquilizer ... for me they usually don't work or they stop working. Ativan may be addictive or have a dependence kind of nature ... .The opposite of Ativan is like Coffee which is definately a highly addictive...
    ... different person as far as anxiety,felt less need for Ativan and also been able to cut back on my sleeping medication ... heavy equipment and machinery.Neither the Buspirone or Ativan make me drowsy. I hope it all works out well for...
    ... which makes Anxiety worse for me.The Meds similar to Ativan don't make me gain weight so there the only meds that...
    ... well! :) I was surprised myself when I first took an Ativan because it didn't make me feel high or anything,just...
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  41. Can anxiety do this?
    ... the left side and its weird as hell. I was on Ativan for 10 days and im not sure if that caused my double...

  42. anxiety cough?
    ... tightens up and I start coughing. I have been prescribed Ativan , but that only makes me sleepy. I also have OCD ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Luvox

  43. What happens when Xanax is taken?
    ... I take ativan which is almost the same thing. People react different ... to medication. When i take my ativan it just eases my worry and relaxes me. If i take a...
    ... I have taken ativan in the past and do take valium now for muscle relaxant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  44. Getting Off Xanax
    ... dramatic I've noticed that I'm calm plus I've cut my Ativan dosages in half except when I skip it completely and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Buspar Lexapro Prozac Xanax

  45. Lexapro users please read
    ... what dose are you on? I supplement my Lexapro with Ativan because 5 mg. is NOT a therapeutic dose. I switched ... I need to go up on dose hoping to ease off of the Ativan . But again, I am in a quandry about even mentioning...
    ... feelings are gone. I may occassionally need 1/2 mg. of Ativan late in the day. I wish I had gone up to 10 mg. a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Paxil

  46. Anxiety and PMS
    ... gotten worse with age.....my doc gave me meds for it.... ativan ....but i haven't taken it yet....i've just been living...

  47. Done With Anxiety!!!!
    ... if the symptoms improve and to try to get off of my ativan . He has been named one of the best cardiologist in...

  48. Zoloft + caffeine = uh oh
    ... Trembling and heart just pounding. I just took an ativan , so we'll see if that helps. Does anyone else have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Zoloft

  49. Flying in 3 days HELP !
    ... be named different in the UK. Also, Klonopin, and Ativan are similiar. Also, I've heard of Buspar. I've not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alprazolam Buspar Klonopin Valium Xanax

  50. Anxious, menopausal, scared
    ... for that now for sure. I take small amounts of ativan , and have recently started Buspar to see if it will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar

  51. Anxiety and heart rate please help!
    ... way and rather than dwelling on BP and all I took an Ativan , went outside and breathed long and deep breaths and...

  52. Anxiety, Depression & Constant, Lucid Dreams
    ... more ago and I am currently taking a very low-dose Ativan tablet a few times a day for my anxiety and to help ... or "defragmenting" itself. I don't think it's the Ativan because I've been on it for years and I've never had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Ritalin

  53. Increased anxiety on meds
    ... experiencing increased anxiety. My doctor had prescribed Ativan to get me thru the 1st couple weeks. I didn't take ... any ( Ativan ) yesterday and seem to be feeling better as far as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  54. Anxiety Attack Question
    ... When my anxiety was at its worst I was on Ativan , Zoloft and Atenolol and when I had a panic attack...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Zoloft

  55. can i take Clonazepam 3 times a day? That's what my Doc prescribed
    ... dose is 0.5mg. and he said 3 x a day. I was taking Ativan but it hasn't been working lately so he switched me...

  56. Lexago No Go, Prozac?
    ... ) Has this been others experience? I'll be taking Ativan sparingly for the 1st couple weeks to help with anxiety...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Prozac

  57. med question
    ... to the increase in my anxiety symptoms. I need more ativan now than I did before! I have decided to cut the dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Cymbalta

  58. Has anyone had these symptoms with anxiety?
    ... thinking I was having a heart attack LOL she just gave me Ativan and unlocked my room so I could calm down. LOL...

  59. Effexor to deter ativan use?
    ... anxiety attacks at the end of March. I was taking ativan to manage, but have been weaning off that and moving...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Effexor

  60. need more reassurance to try Zoloft
    ... an increase in your anxiety. For that, I am taking ativan as needed just to get through a bad attack. If you ... is to ask your doctor for something like xanax or ativan to get through the initial weeks. Ativan is highly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Xanax Zoloft

  61. ativan
    ... I take small doses of ativan to help with my internal shaking. For me it seems...
    ... No ativan just relaxes you and helps your stomach if you have...
    ... For me ativan works on anxiety, similiar to xanax and such. I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  62. Help! I'm going out of my mind!
    ... wouldn't take meds...I was scared then the dr. gave me ativan ..I hated it,because it was too strong for me and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin

  63. Hypertension and Anxiety?
    ... of the time I get through them and take an extra Ativan . I've had BP as high as 180/110 during these episodes ... 110 range. Yesterday went to ER, they gave me more Ativan and another BP meds and then let me go home when BP...

  64. First day of Lexapro--help!
    ... nervousness, jitters. I am taking 1 - 1.5 mg per day of ativan just to get through the initial weeks of the celexa ... . Then I hope to gradually stop the ativan completely. On the lexapro v. celexa discussion...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Lexapro

  65. I feel Like I am Losing My Mind
    ... family and friends know im a hypochondriac, i do take ativan as needed which i take .25 once a day. I have tried...
    ... Not all, but extremely better than I was.I was on ativan for a week, and took myself off when I started feeling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  66. nervous breakdown?? bi-polar??
    ... anti-anxiety medications, such as Klonopin, Xanax, Ativan , and Valium. Some people take a benzo each day, to...
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  67. Desperate!!! Has Anyone Felt Like This On Xanax?
    ... in Edison NJ on July 8th. I take small amounts of ativan , but had vertigo and BPPV in December. I went to ... don't think I am ok, but am fairly sure its not the ativan . A regular ( even good ENT) will most likely not...
    ... I was on Ativan for 18 mos when I got an inner ear infection. It ... it turned out I was becoming "dose tolerant" to the Ativan I was taking. If I increased my dose, the symptoms ... was at that point I decided I needed to get off of Ativan . I did a water taper and tapered off VERY, VERY ... then another 6-9 mos after I was completely off the Ativan . You might want to consider this. Good luck. ...
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  68. Having trouble getting off ativan .. your opinion please
    ... It will take the celexa a while to help so stop the ativan slowly if you really feel you need it. But 3 wks should...
    ... effects from starting celexia? I am on low dose of ativan as needed, and some days take none and am ok. I...
    ... yeah, I wouldn't think I would be so dependent on the ativan after only 3 weeks. I have been taking it fairly regulaly...
    ... I would talk with your doctor about staying on the Ativan until the celexa kixks in. 4 to 5 weeks. that ... is what I did and when I weaned off ativan it was fine....
    ... I at one time took 4 1mg. ativan a day for many years for dizziness. When I retired...
    ... My doctor is giving me a partial refill of the ativan . Just to get me through until the Celexa kicks in ... out of nowhere and was just brutal. It took me two ativan just to knock myself out enough to stop it. Then I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Xanax

  69. Just started Zoloft to treat anxiety...
    ... the possibility of meds. In the past i have taken ativan as a last resort to an acute attack; tried paxil for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Zoloft

  70. Please, please help me figure this out
    ... been put on meds, I am on 50 mg zoloft and am taking ativan 1 mg until the zoloft takes effect(can take several ... I am on my 2nd week and have not been taking the ativan because I can tell a slight difference. At night its ... med or a low dosage /non habit forming sedative , ativan works well for me but you have to be careful with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  71. ugh.. struggling big time.
    ... just until the cymbalta kicks in. Valium, Xanax, Ativan , quite safe for a couple of weeks, and can give instant...
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  72. Any help please?
    ... Maybe your doctor can give you some ativan or xanax for short term. I think they work better...
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  73. Vitamin B6
    ... increased my previous dosage of celexa), was to take ativan on a fairly regular basis to get me through any small...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  74. anti-depressants for constant breathing issues
    ... breathing problem. It is all about anxiety. I take ativan as needed. I was given a few different SSRI's but...

  75. Help me!!!!!
    ... thyroid disorder, amongst others. I am currently taking ativan 1 mg 2 times a day and Zoloft 50 mg. When I have ativan...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft


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