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  1. asking again---who suffers insomnia
    ... take meds. I take Lexpro, Trazodone, Trileptal, and Xanax . The combination of these particular meds and the...

  2. Anxiety Is Ruining My Life...please Help!!!!
    ... That really sucks. I would def. try klonopin or xanax for before you go to work. It keeps panic attacks...
    ... something you can take in addition to daily medication. Xanax is my crutch...good luck...

  3. Lexapro - effects - good and bad?
    ... 1 week ago, I was taking buspar. My doctor gave me xanax xr to help with the side affects. I was taking the ... made me yawn non stop. I now take it at night with my xanax , side affects are minimal at this time of day cause ... I am sleeping. They just uped my xanax xr to 2 a day. I have noticed the edge is off my anxiety...

  4. panic attacks please help
    ... out. Worst case before the trip take about 2 or 3 Xanax and try to relax. I hope you get your mind at ease...
    ... the road without having an attack. I started taking xanax as needed and I tried a program advertised on T.V ... basically cognitive behavioral therapy. I havent taken a xanax since. Although I probably will soon because I have...
    ... he can give the klonopin extended release. I was on xanax and they gave me the xanax extend release and I can ... alone and I can breath and not worry as much. The xanax I took helped at the moment then it was gone this...

  5. ever feel like you are going crazy??
    ... to a counselor too. Its only been one week but the Xanax XR he gave me has allowed my head to seriously slow...

  6. I take Ativan only in morning, am I experiencing withdrawal at night?

  7. Is this Anxiety at night?
    ... meds, but sometimes just knowing you have a med like xanax that you can take as needed will help calm you and...
    ... Boxgirl, That is what I do, I have Xanax to take as needed. The docter laughs at me because ... 2 trips to the ER all negative.Then after I got my Xanax and I would have symptoms and take one, I noticed ... anxiety.My doc has actually talked me into taking a Xanax a day till I don't know when. I still bounce around ... need to suffer, I have a problem with meds, but the Xanax definetly helps me out alot. You probably have last...

  8. Just prescribed Effexor - have questions
    ... after a week I will up it. I also plan on taking my Xanax daily at least in the beginning in case it has any...

  9. Zoloft and Anxiety, has anybody had this happen
    ... get worse when I would up the dose so I would take Xanax . On June 2nd I was upped to 150 mg. and last week ... my psychiatrist who I called told me to take 1.0 of xanax and try to sleep. Is this normal, has anybody else...
    ... zoloft can take 6 or more weeks to work properly, the xanax will help you until then carry a few xanax tablets...

  10. Xanax withdrawl
    ... I've been taking 2 mg of Xanax for sleep for about a month now. Works great. The ... bore you with a long story) but am I going through xanax withdrawl? I'm facing even more stress in the weeks ... better now. But I hate having to pop a pill. Ugh! Xanax withdrawl? Yes, Xanax withdrawal can happen after ... the Ashton Manual with info on benzodiazepines like Xanax . Also, look up benzo withdrawal for more info. Benzos...
    ... your xanax dose was too high and badly advised, IMO more xanax ... about 3 hours i doubt your problems were from the xanax reduction, in general these benzo meds shouldnt be...
    ... I've been through Xanax withdrawl and it was bad. I had flu-like symptoms...

  11. Fear of sleep?
    ... too. Ambien doesn't work for me. I have to take Xanax and Trazodone to fall asleep. Then I need an anti...
    ... updated, and you me :) vo-5 - I've never tried Xanax , but I did take trazodone in the "looney bin". It...

  12. Xanax and freaking out
    ... where taking an SSRI comes into effect along with the xanax . Sounds like me and the xanax isnt strong enough anymore ... . M Psychiatrist just gave me Xanax XR .5 mg and lexapro. I was on Buspar and .5 xanax ... as needed. I like the xanax and it works just not long enough, he agreed and we ... are trying the extended release xanax . I took my 1st dose of xanax xr last night and its...
    ... to tigeredz carry a few xanax tablets with you whenever out, disloved under the ... relax, accept and breathe deep and slow and take a xanax , generics are OK remember that hot storage spoils ... xanax and all other benzo meds, keep them out of the car...

  13. Help changed my meds,got depressed on xanax xr ?
    ... to lostmind I would take more xanax with docs OK until things adjust within your system ... working for your anxiety, you will need much less xanax IMO in general, xanax XR is overpriced and not...
    ... I'm thinking you need to try 1MG of the Xanax XR. I first started on only 1/2MG and felt the same...
    ... I like this. I figured after 22 years of plain old xanax I'd be ok on the XR . Still got racing thoughts with ... before and tired. At this point i dont know if its the xanax xr or the new lexapro. Has anyone had a panic attack ... on the XR and if so can you take regular xanax to help get through it ????????????maybe thats a post...

  14. Planes and Anxiety
    ... up some flying issues. At the moment I am taking Xanax .25 mg once in morning and once in early evening, ... is just gonna tell me to take a higher dose of the Xanax before the flight or will he prescribe something different...
    ... right before vaction, you know how you react to the xanax . .25mg is a small dose anyways. Call the doctor ... doctor. You are not alone and when I fly I up my xanax too. I hate flying but sometimes its the only way...

  15. drinkiing and drugggs
    ... I take lexapro in the morning, and resperdal and xanax 3 times a day(its more an as needed). If I only took ... meds. I know it is dangerous to drink and then take xanax , but if i had a dose like 4 hours before I started...
    ... Does anyone know exactly what it does if you drink on Xanax ? What makes it so dangerous? I have been wonderding ... this myself? Also hw much Xanax does it take. What if you just needed a small dose...
    ... I like to enjoy drinks also. I'm on lexapro and xanax as needed. It seems that when I drink, the first...
    ... to. That is why I was wondering if you could take a Xanax just to get you to the function and then be able to...
    ... I have taken xanax before I went out before (partly because of social ... have drinks. I have never experimented with any more xanax than that, but I wouldn't recommend taking any more...
    ... Does anyone know exactly what it does if you drink on Xanax ? What makes it so dangerous? I have been wonderding ... this myself? Also hw much Xanax does it take. What if you just needed a small dose ... wanted a cocktail? Ok, lets say, you took 5mg of xanax before drinking. Then you have some drinks. When the ... gets into your system it makes the effects of the xanax stronger so, instead of feeling like you took 5mg ... of xanax it would then feel like you took say 15 to 20mg of ... xanax plus you would get really drunk really easy so, if ... you drank your normal intake of alcohol with xanax you'll get very sloppy drunk fast, dizzy, clueless ... & maybe even pass out somewhere. I have drank on xanax (2.5mg) before thinking it would be fine & after having ... after my experience above. If you do drink on the xanax try doing it at home with a friend or someone there ... who knows you're on xanax and what could happen so, they know what to do if ... know how you'll respond to mixing the drinking with xanax . Good luck! (by the way, the extreem drunkness came ... on me FAST while on xanax . My first drink I felt fine.. was fine for about 3...
    ... Does anyone know exactly what it does if you drink on Xanax ? What makes it so dangerous? I have been wonderding ... this myself? Also hw much Xanax does it take. What if you just needed a small dose...

  16. Any Experience on Buspar???? Need Info....
    ... many success stories from people while taking it. Xanax worked really well for me and I also have a script...
    ... Hi, I was taking Xanax .5 mg and BusPar 5 mg 3 xs a day , both together prescribed ... anxiety. My constant worry lessoned. I still took the xanax as needed during that time with no ill side affects ... mouth when I started the buspar but it went away. The xanax helped me through any side affects. I was determined ... husband illness so my new doctor gave me Lexapro and xanax extended release .5mg to start this weekend. He said...

  17. New Meds: Very Confused...Buspar, Xanax, and Zoloft?
    ... feel. If you dont notice a change then go back to xanax . Just be carefull. Best wishes...
    ... prescribed buspar along with ativan {a benzo like xanax } and zoloft, and said that it was a perfectly sensible...
    ... having terrible anxiety, then its okay to use the xanax (which really seems to help) for breakthrough panic ... that it was time yet for me to discontinue the use of xanax (since it was helping). He found no problem prescribing ... to be taken daily, then how could I ever take the xanax if I needed to? Katie...

  18. Just need some sympathy and good advice right now :(
    ... and nausea) and depressed, and I have been taking Xanax like candy. This is not normal for me. I am going...
    ... anxiety over EVERYTHING. Taking Lexapro daily, and Xanax just to sleep. As my therapist says, and I have read...
    ... anxiety wise. i don't feel anxious today but I am taking Xanax regularly at least for this first week of Effexor...

  19. Prozac and anxiety
    ... am now stable on about 8MG..I also take 1MG of the Xanax XR....just my experience to share....
    ... relaxation techniques, and an occasional dose of Xanax my life has done a complete turnaround. I would go...

  20. IS this a panic attack!? seizure? or, or, or..
    ... started to feel confused I pulled over. I stuck three xanax under my tongue. I watched the cars passing me, but ... panic attack!? My doctor says probably, hence the xanax , but the xanax doesnt help! it helps with general ... how all my senses feel so jumbled, the fact that xanax doesnt help. I've heard that "uncued" panic attacks...
    ... anxiety sufferer you may need a larger dose of xanax , also make sure the xanax isnt spoiled by hot storage ... , some xanax is fake and inactive too be careful driving afterwards...
    ... Thanks. Now that you mention it, I keep my xanax in my car, wich is often exposed to much heat and...

  21. Xanax and birth control pills
    ... I've never heard of the interaction between Xanax and BC pills. I took them together for a few years...
    ... OK I just read on the internet that taking Xanax and Birth control pills together can affect how one ... know anything about this? When my dr. prescribed me Xanax he never said anything about it. Im confused :) ... the birth control can increase the half-life of the Xanax , prolonging it's effects. Your doctor probably...

  22. Xanax XR Tapering
    ... have probelms but if you do, maybe switch to ordinary xanax ...
    ... Hi All, as many of you know, I've been on the Xanax XR at a dose of 1MG per day. I started this dose ... be the third day that I have only taken 1/2 MG of Xanax and am wondering what to expect the next couple of ... system. Does anyone have any experiences with this Xanax XR? Today I felt a little flu-like, lost my appetite ... advance. WOW I have had the smae symptoms from takeing xanax XR .05 for 2 weeks at night then stopping it........

  23. LAMICTAL good for anxiety?
    ... practitioner. She hates the idea that all I take is xanax , as needed, and give me a script for lamictal. I ... was the worse two years of my life. 30 .25mg of xanax last me 2.5 to 3 months. Is it time for a new doc...

  24. Week 3 on Lexapro
    ... at least 25-30 lbs in stress). Anyhow, I've been on Xanax (.5mg) a day since Feb. but never been on an anti...

  25. Someone Please help me explain....
    ... occured and I've had horrible anxiety ever since. I take Xanax daily but it doesn't make my anxiety go away completely ... telling me I'm being ridiculous or crazy or "just take a Xanax ." Help, please....

  26. Depressed and anxious
    ... depressed. I'm seeing a therapist and he has me on Xanax (which is great) but I try not to take it every time...

  27. Is Xanax addictive?
    ... I took Xanax about 10 years ago. After a terrible anxiety attack...
    ... xanax can become addictive. I am on Paxil and Xanax for anxiety. I take paxil for the chronic anxiety ... and xanax for the acute anxiety. My dr gave me a 'script for...
    ... Lexapro kicks in supposedly he shouldn;t have to take Xanax to feel better. I love Xanax, its been my lifesaver...
    ... Zoloft 50 mg for the past couple of weeks along with Xanax as needed for Severe Anxiety due to numerous stress ... said NOT to take it if I am going to be taking the Xanax ...but he said that it has been known to really help ... without the addictive side effects. But I will say this.. Xanax really does help take away my panic attack issues ... buspar (if it is only as needed) or when to take the Xanax (if it is only as needed) Buspar I read also said...
    ... whole additional pill if needed. I didn't have an xanax at the time - so I would also be a bit confused. ...
    ... I've taken xanax and I've taken klonopin. All benzos are very powerful ... klonopin for 2 years and had a hard time with it. I took xanax every day for about a month and tapered off but still...

  28. Can long-term Xanax make me sick?
    ... honestly don't know. All I can tell you is that I took Xanax every single day for 7 years...but the most I ever ... or sick to my stomach...well at least not from the Xanax . Even when I weaned off of it I didn't get sick. ... mean that your problem couldn't be coming from the Xanax . I'm sure people who think the devil himself created ... Xanax will tell you that it IS from the Xanax and the people who think it's the be all and end all ... panic/anxiety problems will tell you it's NOT the Xanax . I think the best thing for you to do would be...
    ... Hi, I have been on Xanax now for 22 years. I have taken it as needed and 3...
    ... term side effects. I hate the thought of being on Xanax for the rest of my life (or at least until i can retire...
    ... dear mjewell i am not on xanax but on ativan also a benzo and have been for 6 years ... regardless of your as needed basis. my husband took xanax for 15 years, was never able to get off them and died...
    ... Hi Everyone, I have on Xanax (.5mg) three times daily for the past 5 months. I...
    ... Hi everyone - Well I have been on Xanax for a little over 2 years now and I was just wondering ... always tired, I feel nauseous a lot, etc. When I take a Xanax it usually makes me feel better, but I wonder if once ... lasts more than a couple days. What do you think? Xanax is highly addictive whether or not you have an addictive ... will cause you to feel sick. The anxiety that the Xanax has been subduing will maybe come back or maybe not...
    ... Any idea how long Xanax stays in your system? I was under the impression it...
    ... help me....I am a 42 year old female who has been on Xanax for 12 years. Here is the story. When I was 30 years ... couldnt function ! Went to the Dr. wham put me on Xanax . Other meds followed. I only take the Xanax now ....
    ... diagnosed with a panic/anxiety disorder and have taken the Xanax XR (1MG in the AM) and about 8 MG of Prozac. I've ... not had to increase the xanax dosage...it's only been about 5 months. But basically ... , I am trying to wean off the Xanax to see what will happen...to tell you the truth I ... point where if my life functions normally with the Xanax then OK..that's that. Everybody;s got a different ... that's no way to live. Are you trying to get off the Xanax ? Are you on a high dose? And also, do you see a psychiatri ... unlucky that way but my feeling on it is be thankful the Xanax can help you function normally, 60 years ago we would...
    ... that I would wish this on anyone. I take .5 mil. of xanax every four hours, then at night 1 mil. to help me ... overdose, the Dr. ( not my regular one ) took me off the Xanax cold turkey, and I thought I was in Hell. She put ... awful headaches and did not work half as well as the Xanax . When I was released I went back to my regular Pshyc ... . and she re-started me on the xanax . I asked her if I was crazy and she said "What is ... this for 12 years. I will never try it without the Xanax again. I'm trying to look at it as any other illness...
    ... a lower dose, then the accident happened, then the Xanax didnt work as well. So thats why the Dr. increased...
    ... dperessnat, as much as I don't want to. I'm not sure Xanax can out of the blue give you these symptoms, so thats...
    ... didn't understand that I should continue taking the Xanax while taking the Zoloft, and that the Zoloft would ... weeks to work. I took it and expected it to feel like Xanax I guess, and when it didn't I just didn't think it ... reason I am in this predicament today, addicted to Xanax and still as anxious as ever. However, most people ... everyone's differnt and osme people just have to take Xanax for the rest of their lives because nothing else works...
    ... earlier there are legitimate medical reasons to take Xanax which are associated with tricking the involuntary ... reducer. The reason it is so difficult to get off Xanax is because the half life is so short. This means you ... reading this, please make sure if you decide to get off Xanax , that you do it under the care of a good doctor because...

  29. Taking Zoloft...sometimes xanax..still anxiety!!!
    ... It's soooo worth finding the right one for you! Xanax is addictive over time so, never take more than you ... is switch you to Ativan. It's less addictive than xanax and has the same effects as xanax, valium, etc.. Ativan ... can be great if you're out some where. I have some xanax from my old prescription as back up but right recently...
    ... mg. It did increase my anxiety at first and I took Xanax to counter act the anxiety, but I am feeling pretty...

  30. I cant stop worrying
    ... all the anxiety. I just want to scream (and take a Xanax , but I worry about taking those too) I sometimes...
    ... my head but it doesnt help. Im going to carry my Xanax with me in my purse today and if I need one I will...
    ... first anxiety attack I went to the ER. They gave me a Xanax and later that night I felt pretty good. But as soon...
    ... sensitive to your needs. I don't know a lot about Xanax or other medication for anxiety, but have talked to...

  31. What's the longest anxiety/panic attack you've ever had?
    ... mildly normal was friday night (and I wasn't on any xanax ... just a few sex on the beaches! LOL). I rarely ever ... drink, and when I do, I don't take the xanax because I know how dangerous that is. I have been ... taking about 3 MG of xanax a day to help control my anxiety. I take a 1 MG xanax ... extended release in the morning and then 4-5 xanax throughout the day (my dr said this was okay as long...
    ... about. If you're only treating your anxiety with xanax then you're not really "treating" it as it comes back ... as the meds wears off. If you've been on that much xanax for a long time now then if you ever cut down make ... weaned off it or down to a much lower dose. I only took xanax for my anxiety for 2 years & later my anxiety turned ... been on zoloft for 16 days now! If you're only taking xanax you should for sure try and SSRI. Some work for some...

  32. Success stories wanted
    ... nauseated that I couldn't continue to take it. I took Xanax for a month but started to feel kinda sick on it and...

  33. Insomnia with Effexor - Please Help !
    ... benzo with it? You mentioned oxazepam, is that like Xanax ? I just started Effexor today and am realy nervous...

  34. How many get pain between shoulder blades?
    ... Been to the ER got adivan then I'm ok. I take my xanax as needed.lately daily. As soon as I am under any...
    ... help you, also long soaks in a hot bath ativan or xanax relaxes the muscles for a while, but you need to...
    ... If that makes any sense. And yes I have ativan and xanax and the pain goes away after it kicks in. I guess...
    ... sleep these last 2 weeks is that lousy motrin and a .5 xanax . I cant drink it makes me anxious, Thats backward ... relax you. NOT ME !! If I drink I may as well wash a xanax down with it. My Dr. suggested cortisone, shots...
    ... I have since started on Xanax XR .5mg 2 times a day and went from buspar to lexapro...
    ... pain but its dull and goes away. I know its the xanax xr thats making me chill out its keeps me from stressing ... out my muscles. Apparently my monkey likes that xanax stuff too cause hes chillin.... lot of luck to you...

  35. anxiety/depression vs bipolar
    ... need to go so he can continue to give me my meds. ( Xanax and BusPar) I think hes just covering his own BUTT...
    ... high and then too low it may be bipolar take extra xanax for the shrink visit, also take a bottle of water...

  36. Prozac & Xanax?!!?
    ... works great. I take 10MG of Prozac and 1MG of the Xanax XR (extended release). The Prozac takes a couple ... for four months and will start a slow taper of the Xanax in about 2 months....

  37. Lexapro for Anxiety?
    ... I wake up with panic most mornings. I also have Xanax .50 "as needed". I still live in an almost constant ... that I was worse than without it. I did not have the Xanax at that time. She said I should give it at least ... four months, with the Xanax , and from what I read here it sounds like that side ... will eventually go away. My question is, does the Xanax really help with the speedy feeling? I was so hyper ... I look forward to the day that I won't "need" the Xanax to function and not stress out over everything and...
    ... that was intolerable for me. I was literally chewing xanax every couple of hours. I quit aftter 14 days. Some ... effects and love Lexapro. I did not since I took more xanax in a two week period than in 2 years!...
    ... I am afraid of. I don't want to start eating the Xanax like candy. I can relate to the chewing comment....
    ... I take Lexapro during the day; Xanax at night; and Trazodone to sleep. It's a good cocktail...

  38. Does Anyone Get Major Dizziness With Anxiety
    ... was one of my major symptoms. I keep a small dose of Xanax around and when I begin to feel this way I take it...
    ... feel dizzy. I don't even know if I really am. The xanax does help me too. But everytime I feel a little dizzy...
    ... loose your balance , its an inner ear thing. I take xanax as the others who posted said and it is my life saver...
    ... I take xanax as needed. That is about it. I also have been breaking...
    ... i am on paxil, who are the side effects with xanax and how long have you been dizzy. i am going on 7...
    ... I don't know if these two are connected. For me xanax is a lifesaver when I am in a real panic. For me...
    ... all the time. Thinking about asking the Dr. about Xanax sounds like it really helps . do you have to take...
    ... lately. what is the diff between all the ssris and xanax ?...
    ... callie49 - I have a bottle of xanax and haven't taken one in 2 years. Just the added...
    ... I Have Been This Way For At Least 10 Years. I Take Xanax Every Day And Imipramine At Night. I Have Tried Paxil...
    ... from my sinuses and my face feels numb. Just took a Xanax about a 1/2 hour ago and that isn't helping. Makes...

  39. Preoccupied with thoughts
    ... point here..... the point is that my Doc put me on Xanax (1 1/2 milligrams per day) and it has helped with ... ask for something to help.... they may not give you Xanax , they may give you something else, but help is out...

  40. Benzo withdrawl...4 months or longer???
    ... never taken Ativan, but I did take another benzo... Xanax ...for a long time. I'm no Doctor, but I would imagine ... stopped having panic attacks, I weaned off of the Xanax and it did take me a while to do that...I can't remember...

  41. xanax and addiction
    ... way a doctor but based on my prior/current use of xanax I dont see why you would have any problems, that is...
    ... weeks coming up and i am wondering could i take .25 xanax everyday without having withdraw symptoms after i ... quit..how long does it take to become addicted to xanax ....From what my pdoc has said and what I've read on...

  42. Vacation of a Lifetime, and I'm Terrified
    ... take daily panic/GAD medications but I do have .25mg Xanax prescribed as needed. I don't need them often...but ... a fog. My main plan at this point is keeping my Xanax within inches of me at all times and perhaps a pocket...
    ... me means a panic attack just waiting to happen. Xanax ,LOL I keep them in my little pill holder in my purse...
    ... HI britti you can rely on the xanax , your dose is small and with docs OK you can take ... stop any panic attack, for most people, a dose of xanax only lasts a few hours.... a beta blocker med such...

  43. changing meds... hospitalization?
    ...
    ... switched to it, because of the CR being recalled. I take xanax quite often, as well as xanax extended release....
    ... Well my dr has given me plenty of xanax (a valium type med... I can't take valium, bc it made...

  44. Anxiety mixed with depression anyone?
    ... anxiety and for the last 3 weeks I have had to take my xanax just to sleep and ease my restless mind. My family...
    ... I am two medications, Prozac and Lamictal. I take xanax when I need to. With me, when I am dealing with an...
    ... and told him what was going on. I had been taking xanax at night just to help me sleep, because I wasn't sleeping...
    ... anxiety and for the last 3 weeks I have had to take my xanax just to sleep and ease my restless mind. My family...

  45. Lexapro Causing Anxiety!!??
    ... some of the worst I ever had. Do you have ativan or xanax ? I had to take ativan when I started it. The good...
    ... for a month and my anxiety was insane... even the xanax didn't touch it. so yes, lex can increase your...
    ... was on MAJOR speed with Lexapro! :) I was taking xanax left and right. I decided lexapro wasn't for me....
    ... to exacerbate it. Yes, sometimes taking ativan or a xanax at times of extreme anxiety (especially on starting...

  46. depression/anxiety
    ... don't like meds that have a sedating effect such as Xanax , etc. because all it did for me was make me sleepy...

  47. Kava Kava
    ... and it works great for Anxiety. It works as well as Xanax for me, without drugging me out. I would check with...
    ... and it works great for Anxiety. It works as well as Xanax for me, without drugging me out. I would check with ... the same reaction. If Kava Kava works as well as Xanax I may try it then. I need to get off this Xanax....

  48. Klonzapan and xanax
    ... As far as I know, Klonopin and Xanax are not the same drug. They do treat a lot of the...
    ... Klonopin is a derivatie of Xanax . It has a (half life) of 24 hours, whereas Xanax ... Normally, Klonopin is given to wean people off of Xanax. Xanax is very addicting. I am addicted. Perhaps you could...

  49. I'm my 4th week of Lexapro, so how exactly should I be feeling?
    ... helps my depression, but not my anxiety. Only the Xanax at night helps that. I found that only 20 mgs. of...

  50. Need help with SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

  51. Has anyone been "cured" with therapy?
    ... very good at helping me work through these. I'm off xanax completely now, and take St. John's Wort and Kava...

  52. can't sleep?
    ... works for me are to take 150 mg. Trazodone, 3 mg. Xanax , 40 mg. Lexapro, and 1800 mg. Tripletal. For the...

  53. I need Reassurance!
    ... the drill. So anyway, I have since started taking Xanax which I now take twice a day. I tried Paxil but had ... year old and its very hard to deal with right now. Xanax helps a lot but I hate taking it. Thanks for reading...
    ... well. PS: Look into trying Zoloft instead of Xanax . It might help. Eric...
    ... Try taking an anti-depressant during the day and the Xanax at night. That's what I do....

  54. Nervous about Lexapro
    ... why it's always good to get a script for ativan or xanax to help during the initial phase. Also, doctors generally...
    ... fine, though I do agree that a med like ativan or xanax should be perscribed as well....

  55. Always scared
    ... you either need something to help you sleep - like xanax - or put a loud fan, air conditioner, etc. in your...
    ... this too. It's anxiety and could be OCD too. Taking Xanax and using two fans helps calm me too....

  56. All I have done today is cry
    ... the 20th, I thought I was doing better. I am taking Xanax .5 every 4 hours for Panic attacks and then I sleep ... but today I have been a mess, I slept alot from the Xanax and then I have just been sitting and crying. I am ... so tired of feeling this way. The Xanax makes me so groggy that I can't drive (not that I...
    ... effects. Personally, I would try to do without the Xanax if at all possible esp. if it makes you feel groggy...
    ... use Trazodone at night for sleep, but also take my Xanax then too. It is too strong to take during the day...

  57. Anxiety/Panic/Stress and Physical symptoms
    ... the next thing that feels funny. I have found that Xanax helps me out alot for the symptoms, if I am having...
    ... probably more "profitable" to treat the symptoms. Xanax XR just came out on the market recently and I've hear...
    ... I used to have panic attacks. I was taking Xanax , it calmed me down, but I got extremely depressed...

  58. anxiety, surviving without medication
    ... doctor so this has been terrible for me. I was on xanax for about a month and then decided I wanted to get...
    ... choose to go med free (although I keep a bottle of xanax with me at all times). I haven't taken any meds in...
    ... new ways of calming yourself helps a lot, many carry xanax or similar with them and get enough reassurance from...
    ... along with one of the above posters I always carry xanax around with me just in case and it helps to know I...
    ... feeling well, as the doctor to prescribe a little xanax and take sparingly. Believe it or not, it can take...

  59. Question about anxiety attacks
    ... to differentiate from it. My dr told me to take a xanax and if it doesn't feel better, to take a puff off...

  60. I thought GAD/Anxiety was only a "passing" thing...
    ... big slug of NyQuil in the afternoon, followed by 2 Xanax tablets (yes, I'm back on the benzos again) a few...

  61. How long to ween off of Klonopin? (or benzos in general)
    ... that I'm not trying to start a fight here, but I took Xanax everyday for 7 years and I weaned off of it and I...
    ... that I'm not trying to start a fight here, but I took Xanax everyday for 7 years and I weaned off of it and I ... misundertanding. My advice was for tshont to cut the Xanax down by 1/4 mg. of whatever dose they are taking each...

  62. Zoloft and Trazadone dangerous?
    ... Lexapro (anti-depressant), 150 mg. Trazodone, 3 mg. Xanax , and 1,800 mg. Triletpal. I don't know about serotonin...

  63. Do u have anything that triggers ur panic attacks sometimes????
    ... last Tuesday because I can't live like this and all Xanax does is knock me out....

  64. I feel like anxiety is running my life
    ... because I was in no condition to drive. I am taking xanax .5 and paxil 60 mg. My therapist wants me to start...
    ... error which medication is best. Also, you can take xanax when you start them. It sounds like you have GAD, ... 4 weeks or less to start working but you can take xanax too with it once a day. My heart goes out to you,...

  65. i am freaking out....whats on my arms???
    ... with anxiety and mild depression.......i am taking xanax on an as needed basis....and I also have a psychiatrist...

  66. Starting Zoloft
    ... my dosage....i dont want more anxiety. I also take xanax .25mg 3x a day which keeps me just on the edge......

  67. Hard day yesterday and today
    ... me to take another 25 mg. tablet today and take my xanax . I did and I slept the entire day away between the...
    ... me to take another 25 mg. tablet today and take my xanax . I did and I slept the entire day away between the ... older sister has Panic attacks too & has only used xanax to help her through them over the years. She's now ... addicted to the xanax which causes her to have more anxiety when she doesn ... it so, something like Zoloft for treatment & then xanax only when you NEED it is a better treatment plan....

  68. I'll Try Again,,, Please, Need Your Advise!
    ... Depression which has grown along with this all. I am taking Xanax since the beginning (.5mg) for sleep which has since ... a half before me waking! I've gone on and off the Xanax during the day as needed but mostly to help with sleep...
    ... WILL & how great it would be! In the past I only took xanax when I needed it once in a while.. But the panic attacks...

  69. can Anxiety cause chills/sweating?
    ... See your doctor and perhaps get a prescription of xanax just to carry around in case of this. You don't even...

  70. What does Lexapro make you feel like?
    ... some other antidepressant because I am having to take Xanax regularly which is only a quick fix, and I know I ... need to do something more long-term and get off the Xanax habit. I've heard quite a few good things about lexapro ... took Zoloft at one time and it didn't help like the Xanax does. Do you get a feeling of well being with Lexapro ... like you do with Xanax or other benzos, or is it more subtle than that? ...
    ... xanax usually doesnt cause sexual problems but anxiety often ... lexapro when and if it works for you will help more than xanax can with your anxiety, take xanax with it for the ... with the lexapro working you will need much less xanax ...

  71. Panic attacks
    ... something to help when he has the attacks. My dr. gave me Xanax . It works wonders but can be addictive. Just because...
    ... something to help when he has the attacks. My dr. gave me Xanax . It works wonders but can be addictive. Just because...
    ... might want to look into getting a prescription for xanax , I carry it around with me in case of a panic attack...

  72. Xanax dosage question!
    ... Xanax only remains in your system approximately 4 hours...
    ... xanax is best taken only as needed and a dose only lasts...

  73. Need Advice About Lexapro Part 2
    ... bad? It's needless and he ends up having to take a xanax . :) I cannot blame my anxiety of driving over...
    ... both out! This morning he said he needed another Xanax , and he usually only needs them to help him sleep...
    ... anything. My husband's nephew stold his whole bottle of Xanax today, and it was too soon to get it refilled, so ... my husband's friend's Ambien and I think his wife's Xanax too! Be careful with your xanax - it's a hot commodity...
    ... sudden, but maybe that's not how it works?? I take Xanax and just started the Effexor on Monday. I've heard ... Xanax isn't really supposed to dampen sex drive but I did...

  74. Few questions about Xanax
    ... please don't take this the wrong way. I too took Xanax ...I don't take it anymore....I took it for 7 years ... him and tell him that you no longer feel that your Xanax dose is working and ask if he can see you sooner? ... cutting it for him so he just went back to the reg. Xanax . After I said all that, you have to remember that ... call the Doctor and tell him what's going on with the Xanax and ask his advice....
    ... other meds for anxiety besides benzodiazapines (sp) ( xanax , ativan, klonapin Etc..) Has your doctor ever tried ... you on any other drug in combo with the xanax ? I have been on and off xanax for 22 years. I currently ... take buspar and .5 xanax when I need it, I used to be on 1mg xanax and was...
    ... doctor did prescribed me Imipramine originally with Xanax but I did not want to take both meds. What do ... start taking Imipramine now and gradually wean off Xanax . I was taking another NASID for the past month ... not sure. I really do not want to increase my Xanax dosage. Thanks again, Ali...
    ... would be *very* uncomfortable taking 4mg per day of Xanax . I think that it is high enough of a dose that you ... try the imipramine than see you go that high on your Xanax without trying something else first. I understand ... that there are people who must take that much Xanax or else their anxiety/panic is unbearable for them...
    ... for anxiety, its worth trying and can be taken with xanax , they go well together many take 4 mg xanax daily...

  75. What the heck is wrong with me?!?!
    ... I took Cipro XR (1,000mg) for a month I took Xanax for 2 weeks I took Ativan for 2 weeks I took...
    ... Mixing benzo can increase the potential for addiction. Xanax can cause addiction alone without being mixed with...