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  1. ZANAX,PAXIL & TRAZODONE
    ... effects can be unpleasant and will be reduced with xanax , when and if the paxil works properly after a few ... weeks, you will need lots less xanax trazodone is also an antidepressant that often sedates ... would only take it as a sleeping pill, if needed xanax helps peeople get off to sleep if taken shortly before...

  2. Anxiety in the morning
    ... about it. For the record, I've been on Zoloft and Xanax for 1 1/2 months, but this has been my reality for...

  3. Anybody else similar to me....
    ... programmed into me :( ....tryed anti-depressants.. xanax ...now that worked but on half a .25 tablet i was soooo...

  4. Lexapro weight gain
    ... gain? My doc told me about taking a tranquilizer ( xanax ) but i am oppossed to taking them but i need something...
    ... anxiety can cause weight gain unless you eat less xanax would beed to be taken every day to equal the effects...
    ... gain? My doc told me about taking a tranquilizer ( xanax ) but i am oppossed to taking them but i need something...
    ... anxiety can cause weight gain unless you eat less xanax would beed to be taken every day to equal the effects...
    ... isn't much you can do, beside trying other meds. Xanax is in a different drug class and it really shouldn...

  5. Any negatives with starting Xanax???
    ... so bad though that my doc told me to start taking xanax . I was really scared at first so I just started taking ... and I would go to sleep. i notice though if I take a xanax when I am NOT having a panic attack it just makes...
    ... anyone had a negative reaction when they started taking Xanax for the first time? Does it really work? What does ... that makes me more nervous for the next 8 hours. Xanax has been a good friend of mine for the last two years ... have never heard of anyone having a bad reaction to Xanax , {REMOVED} Yes, heart palpatations, restlessness ... taking any meds. for you thyroid? Who prescribed the Xanax ? Was is the same doctor? Xanax won't make you more ... you tired. You won't feel weird or anything. Yes, Xanax does work and very quickly...sometimes within 20 minutes ... that is treating you for your thyroid gave you the Xanax , I say to just try it. It won't make you feel any...
    ... within one week of each other. if your prescribed Xanax take it!! it will make you feel much better. I to ... glad i did, they help alot. Im on Ativan, I did try xanax but beleive it or not Ativan works better for me.Just...
    ... xanax is one of many valium type meds ansd will help a lot...
    ... the same doc that's working with my thyroid gave me Xanax and I also have a script for Propranolol, which is...
    ... meds and have to take two a day. Actually prescribed xanax , too, but I only take it in extreme circumstances...
    ... I thought xanax was safe too, I used to take it "as needed" which...

  6. Scared -Feeling like water is dripping down your leg?
    ... my calf on my right leg! I am afraid to take a xanax right now - has anyone else felt like this? I feel...
    ... get better eventually it has to. I have ativan and xanax and have been popping them right and left but Im going...
    ... to saharia I expect doc has given you xanax for your problems, so he thinks they are from anxiety ... dont be afraid of the xanax its very helpful for relaxing your mind and body, ... deep slow breaths, a long soak in a hot bath and some xanax will help a lot to pez dee weed is much more dangerous...

  7. Anxiety day and night?
    ... tons of meds I've been on (ie; Cipro XR, Lorzepam, Xanax , Nyquil, etc). Can even subconsious fear cause you...

  8. Klonopin and Buspar??
    ... another 1/2 to my a.m. and noon dose.........OR to add Xanax XR at night as it was horrible in place of the Klonopin...

  9. Worst relasp ever!
    ... didn't do anything bu make me dizzy. Have you tried Xanax ? I swear I am a Xanax evangelist on this board, but...

  10. Would you...
    ... take xanax or klonopin the rest of your life if it meant you ... from what I read that seems to be the case. Plus, xanax is pretty cheap if you have insurance, 10 dollars...

  11. Does anyone start bawling when having anxiety attack?
    ... sometimes the biggest help for me. Of course, taking a Xanax at lunch before I have to go back to a meeting is...

  12. Trouble swallowing w/ anxiety?
    ... can it go on?. I have been taking a half of a 0.25mg Xanax and it seems to help but yesterday I took a whole...
    ... can it go on?. I have been taking a half of a 0.25mg Xanax and it seems to help but yesterday I took a whole...

  13. Klonopin/Xanax Anxiety and panic
    ... been on Klonopin for a week now. Instead of 1 mg. of Xanax before bed I take .5 Xanax and .5 Klonopin. It almost ... Today I took Klonopin instead of my .5 morning dose of Xanax . It seemed okay until around noon then the anxiety ... kicked in. I took a Xanax instead of a Klonopin which got me through until about...
    ... needed How long do you feel you have to be on Xanax and at what dose before you seriously run into this ... bad of anxiety or depression to sleep without the Xanax and just laid there for over an hour before I eventually ... couple times during the day and in conjunction with the Xanax before bed) and it really does'nt help that much....
    ... You should try the Xanax XR (extended release) in the morning....either .5...
    ... How long do you feel you have to be on Xanax and at what dose before you seriously run into this ... bad of anxiety or depression to sleep without the Xanax and just laid there for over an hour before I eventually ... couple times during the day and in conjunction with the Xanax before bed) and it really does'nt help that much. ... adjusts to meds. in a different way. A .5 dose of Xanax can usually help me for about 5 hours, depending on ... what I'm doing. I take Xanax 4 times a day. .5 in morning, .5 around noon, .5 ... most important. This is the second time I've been on Xanax . The first time I was on 6 mg. daily. With the help ... almost agoraphobic. I had no choice but to start the Xanax again. Knowing the addiction tendencies and what ... experience. Like another post says, there is the Xanax XR which is supposed to last 12-24 hours. This didn ... , Klonopin or Ativan that are longer lasting that Xanax . As far as relaxation techniques, this is something ... that you can take, but if you are miserable, bens. ( Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan) is the best meds. to calm your ... natural sleeping patterns. Especially if you don't take Xanax on a regular basis. But, if you take it consistantly ... So, from my experiences with panic/anxiety, Xanax gave me my normal life back. And when I feel that...
    ... out good days when none is needed I agree that Xanax among others should be taken on an as needed basis...
    ... addictive" or "Natural" to get me to sleep instead of the Xanax , since as much as the Xanax gets me to fall asleep ... fall asleep (if that's possible) and just took my Xanax dose during the day instead? As I mentioned in my...
    ... addictive" or "Natural" to get me to sleep instead of the Xanax , since as much as the Xanax gets me to fall asleep ... fall asleep (if that's possible) and just took my Xanax dose during the day instead? As I mentioned in my ... MMS1 I'm not sure if it would hurt to change the Xanax and just quit it at night cold turkey. You haven...

  14. xanax or ativan??
    ... Never had Ativan, but Xanax was prescribed as a sleeping aid for me, so apparently...
    ... of an emergency panic attack. It works fine. Also xanax does too. Dont know if there is much of a difference...
    ... i take ativan ot works great for me i have tried xanax and it makes me sleepy :) i dont have that problem...

  15. could i be doing this to myself
    ... causing this. I am using calming breathing techniques, xanax and called a therapist to bounce ideas off to try...

  16. Lump in throat symptom
    ... doctor and rule out anything else!! I am also taking xanax for the anxiety! I don't want to be hooked on that...

  17. zoloft 19 days
    ... worked my way up to 5MG. I also take one MG of the Xanax XR (extended release) and it works beautifully. :p...
    ... insomina is the very worst. I hate taking Ambien and Xanax every night just so that I can get a couple hrs. sleep...
    ... Granted, i've been adding 25mg each week. Not even xanax or soma help me. Serious trouble breathing was...
    ... to tough out the first few weeks and continue the xanax as needed. I am in my 4th month and have not felt...

  18. Anxiety and vacationing....
    ... won't because my anxiety will interfere. I'm taking Xanax as needed and my dr. told me I could take two pills ... each) before getting on the plane and then take the Xanax whenever I feel I need while we're gone which will...
    ... to sarah the xanax will help a lot, many people take trips with help ... take much higher doses if needed, a large dose of xanax can stop the most severe panic attack, nobody drops ... carry the tablets with you, you may need more xanax on the plane do try to relax, deep slow breathing...
    ... their help sometimes. I noticed you said you'll need xanax everyday - Try to think positively! You are setting...

  19. Mri contrast for dizziness question
    ... Unless you hate needles (like I do!) so I had to take a Xanax beforehand and told them not to tell me when they...

  20. Xanax users
    ... said take 2 a day. What should i expect from the xanax ? Does it make you feel weird, or just really relaxed ... Please post your experiences. I have been on Xanax for many many years. I realize that meds. act differently ... with every person, but from my perspective, Xanax does not make you feel weird at all, which is one ... been a lifesaver to me and alot of others. Although, Xanax is very addicting and you can become completely reliant...
    ... Hi, I'm new to Xanax too. I was given the Xanax back in January, but only took it a couple of times...
    ... Xanax has saved millions from otherwise panic ridden experiences ... and ask the receptionist, "does the doctor prescribe Xanax ?" She is probably not allowed to say, "oh, yes! ... stash if a patient said, "Um, may I have a scrip for Xanax ??" You'd get this "concerned" look from them. The...
    ... and she would put me on an anti-depressant. Yes, Xanax is very addictive, but you can also come off of it ... agoraphobic and seldom left my home. After she gave me Xanax and I tried it (which took me about a week since I ... I both though I was ready to start weaning off my Xanax , it took me almost a complete year before I was off ... This is the only safe and effective way to come off Xanax depending on how much you are taking. I did great ... for 3 1/2 years after weaning my Xanax , but then I had a major panic attack and it left me ... in bad shape. Again, I'm on Xanax , but I won't go any more than 2 1/2 - 3 mg. I have ... a year and have been doing alright. So, yes, Xanax is very addictive, but its also a miracle drug for...
    ... said take 2 a day. What should i expect from the xanax ? Does it make you feel weird, or just really relaxed ... understand this is a pretty rare side effect from Xanax . I dont know of anyone else who has had this negative...
    ... I have been taking Xanax off and on for the past 13 years. I am on the same...
    ... on what I was trying to study. From what I know, Xanax is basically just a depressant, so it doesn't work ... day basis. Two side effects that I've had with Xanax are a cooling sensation on my face and a headache...
    ... I've been using 1MG Xanax XR (extended release) every morning with 10 (2.5 MG...
    ... months ago. And yes you can get the extended release Xanax in a .5 (1/2MG) tablet. It's absolutely amazing. ... My Dr. said they have been waiting for years for Xanax to come out in extended release form. IT was just ... would definitely try it since I had tried the regular Xanax before and I hated having to take it every 4 hours...
    ... preferred for long-term treatment of panic disorder. Xanax XR may provide immediate symptoms relief, but needs...
    ... one who absolutely hates taking any drug--but I love xanax ..It just takes the edge off things. I only take it...
    ... Any others care to share? I was given Xanax for the first time last week. I also take 4-6 vicadan ... 10mg. each, dailey. So I am scared to take the Xanax as I hear people get sleepy. I do not mind getting...

  21. Xanax to Klonopin? Anxiety way high!
    ... yeah, xanax and klonopin are both benzodiazapines. they are the...
    ... reducing your anxiety so that you need little or no xanax or klonapin. they take 2 to 6 weeks to work and occasional...
    ... I would have tried the Xanax XR (extended release) before switching to Klonopin ... .... Xanax is hands down the most effective for anxiety. And...
    ... and Zoloft and a few other meds, like Buspar, but Xanax is the only thing that has worked for me. Klonopin ... then I would start feeling panicky and had to take a Xanax , so I was like ok, I would rather just take Xanax ... than be taking Klonopin AND Xanax . I'm pretty sure that wasn't recommended! Just try ... so and see what it does, if it doesn't work try the Xanax XR...that sounds interesting! At this point I am very ... skeptical of anything except Xanax , just because I have had the best experience with...

  22. Anyone else have this?
    ... and am currently going through therapy and taking Xanax . I have been to a cardiologist and had a stress ... been at an all-time high this week. I was prescribed Xanax on an as-needed basis, but talked to my new dr. who ... nervous about that. I'm also concerned with taking Xanax on a daily basis. What if I take it everyday for a...
    ... anxiety. Also you mentioned being concerned about taking Xanax daily, or when you feel you may not need it. Good ... thinking, because Xanax can become addicting after some time and some people ... to take it. You can skip a couple days if you want. Xanax is an Anxiolotic. On the other hand if you were taking ... ifferently--you would not want to miss a dose on those. But Xanax , you do not have to take it like a daily regimine ... doctors not getting back to you on this, just take your Xanax if you feel that anxiety attack coming on. As well ... found that it was really helpful for anxiety. Unlike Xanax ...meds like the Celexa, Lexapro, Zoloft meds can take ... Ativan on hand (its a benzodiazapine somewhat like Xanax ) and I only use it for emergency panic attacks. Thanks...

  23. Alchohol and Anxiety Meds
    ... mix benzodiazapines with alcohol such as Ativan and Xanax , I am almost positive that can be very dangerous....

  24. what are your physical symptoms?
    ... of everything!! To help I take .25 mg tablet of xanax a day. I am afraid of all other medications... I...
    ... hearing and at times,, seems Worse! I've been on Xanax (.5mg) to get me to sleep, just about from the beginning...
    ... myself back to sleep ( I usually take a portion of my Xanax and a Valerian or two) that when I wake up and decide ... naturally while hopefully being able to wean myself of the Xanax , and also something to naturally relax me during the...
    ... help the anxiety and depression and a couple with my Xanax at bedtime, then another an hour later when I'd wake ... of control that almost nothing will work! Even the Xanax that I only take to "supposedly" help me sleep (yea ... read that their has been alot of success weaning off Xanax by using Melatonin. Following a weaning schedule I ... read, I decided to take my usual dose of Xanax with some Melatonin. Result,,, I was up the whole ... night and finally had to down another whole Xanax just to get 1 1/2 hour of sleep!! I don't know if ... sleeplessness" is a side effect of it? Now I'm afraid the Xanax is'nt going to help at all any more unless I up the ... ! Plus, I don't know how I'm going to get off the Xanax or what to take in it's place outside of prescription...
    ... in Seattle" for one month now. I also take .5mg of Xanax at night, it at first gave me 2 hrs. of sleep but ... additional hr. Hard to function. I tried not taking the Xanax ( I acutally have the generic alprazolom) and got...

  25. Extra saliva normal for anxiety?
    ... I get mouth ulcers from time to time. I also take Xanax and Lorazepam but even when I don't take these drugs...

  26. OK, this sucks
    ... ever developed severe muscle cramping whne coming off Xanax ??? Or other SSris? I went to hospital for the last ... had an allergic reaction. (I was wrongfully put on Xanax , Zyprexa and Zoloft at the same time and I had an...
    ... doubt its still from the drugs, zoloft is a SSRI but xanax is a valium type med and zyprexa is an antipsychotic ... since you have had tests it may be from anxiety, some xanax or similar should help to relax you...

  27. Help Help Help
    ... puts me to sleep. A whole one will knock me out..lol. Xanax when it wears off it makes me go into a tailspin and...

  28. Desparately Need Advise! Can't Sleep, Can't Function, Help!
    ... thing, where as I've been taking a (.5mg) dose of Xanax to get me to sleep every night. Although it does ... even though I'm on a relatively small dose of the Xanax for a short time,, that I'm becoming physically dependant ... weaning on and off programs, it's enough that I'm on the Xanax for two months for sleep! Although I spend all day ... decided I was going to go to sleep without taking the Xanax (felt for the first time since I started that I did ... jittery, realizing my body won't fall asleep without the Xanax ! So, I got up, took my pill and shortly after fell ... Although, I woke up only three and a half hours later ( Xanax 's famous short time limit)! Now I'm worried that although...
    ... the xanax dose is small and I wouldnt worry about it, try melatonin...
    ... asleep for more then a couple hours, then I take more Xanax (small does as it may be) along with two to three...

  29. I want to be drug-free!
    ... anxiety. I take Welbutrin XL 150 mg, Zoloft 150 mg, Xanax 2-3 mg daily. I feel like I'm poisening my body. ... starting me on Klonipin next week and taking me off Xanax . Again, this is worrying me because I don't like ... feel, and secondly, because he's just stopping the Xanax and moving me onto Klonipin. I know Xanax is something...
    ... klonapin and xanax are both valium type meds and similar, K lasts longer...
    ... was worse (to me anyway) is they had me on 5mg of Xanax a day and it did nothing but turn me into a zombie...

  30. Performance Anxiety
    ... question is...would it be ok to be on a Benzo like Xanax and get CBT for this type of disorder instead of an...

  31. How long before you get "used" to xanax?
    ... to sahaira xanax or any new benzo can make you feel tired, drugged ... reduce the dose until then by cutting the tablet xanax all the time is not good for a long period IMO, but ... OK for a while ordinary xanax only lasts 2 to 3 hours a longer lasting benzo...

  32. Lip-quivering/over-salivation...
    ... all kinds of other horrible diseases but I read that Xanax can cause an increase or decrease in salivation and ... nurse tell me a long time ago that withdrawl from Xanax can cause the lip quiver thing but how can I be going ... through withdrawl when I just took a Xanax a few hours ago?. Can taking Xanax cause this too...
    ... dry mouth, I would ask a doc about it, I doubt if xanax is involved, do you take a lot?...
    ... have a water bottle with me. Not sure about the Xanax though because I have never taken it....

  33. Horrible feeling...breathless
    ... wont give valium that you should continue to take xanax on an everyday basis until the pain begins to subside...

  34. Buspirone - any good for anxiety, insomnia AND depression?
    ... Xanax doesn't work for you Bell99? I know xanax is cheap...

  35. Hi Can Anyone Help
    ... with that. Have you seen a psychiatrist? I've taken Xanax XR and a small dose of prozac (liquid) and it has...

  36. Prozac for social anxiety/panic??
    ... anxiety/panic...I've been able to taper down from 1.5MG Xanax XR to .5 MG...low doses of Prozac CAN help....but...
    ... anxiety/panic...I've been able to taper down from 1.5MG Xanax XR to .5 MG...low doses of Prozac CAN help....but...

  37. Anxiety meds-decreased effect if taken before?
    ... Bactrim. :) But, we're all different. Imagine taking xanax and having it perform like an aspirin. I highly doubt...

  38. Health anxiety-ers - unite!
    ... anxiety, so that means more to worry about. I was put on Xanax for this problem, so I'm hoping it will put an end...

  39. Anxiety??? Whats your symptoms? Anything like mine?
    ... vicous cycle. Perhaps you could ask your doc for some xanax to calm you down. The best advice I can give you...

  40. Taking Xanax for life?
    ... Has anyone taken Xanax or some other benzo for a very long time, or known...
    ... many people do take xanax daily for many years and have no problems, but this...
    ... Has anyone taken Xanax or some other benzo for a very long time, or known ... leave my bedroom. Hi, I took 1 quarter MG. of Xanax twice a day for 7 years. Like you I never increased ... either, they just simply stopped. I weaned off of the Xanax and never had one problem doing that...while I've...
    ... benzos like Lorazepam and Klonopin but its strange, the Xanax is the only thing that has worked. I take .5 mg like...
    ... benzos like Lorazepam and Klonopin but its strange, the Xanax is the only thing that has worked. I take .5 mg like...

  41. lexapro side effects
    ... just want to know if anyone can help. I am taking xanax to help me through these side effects. I am also wondering...
    ... I would go back to 5 mg for a while and take more xanax , everything you mention is common, especially the ... you will get used to them be glad you have the xanax , some docs now refuse it under any conditions...
    ... on day 18 of 10 mg of lexapro, as well as 1 mg of xanax extended release. I had very similar side effects ... until I switched to taking the lexapro in the a.m. and xanax at night) Let me add, prior to this I was Anti medication ... to try taking the lexapro in the morning, and the xanax at night. I am ultra sensitive to medicines, but...

  42. Xanax???
    ... I think I have to take a antibiotic...lol. Anyway, xanax makes me sleepy...very very sleepy...and for me when...
    ... Xanax just makes me feel "normal", i.e., panic-free. It...
    ... Has anyone here taken Xanax for anxiety/panic? I was prescribed this for my anxiety ... would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, worriedfemale Xanax makes me feel sleepy. I was hesitant to take it because...
    ... Hi, I have taken Xanax in the past...I no longer take it because I don't...
    ... I have been on xanax for awhile now and it has been a godsend for me. I ... sleepy but then after awhile you kinda get over that. Xanax is a good med there is nothing to be afraid of. Give...
    ... and it makes you nervous. The first time I took my Xanax I got a little panicked for a few minutes and I had...
    ... Has anyone here taken Xanax for anxiety/panic? I was prescribed this for my anxiety...
    ... all for the responses. I took the second half of the Xanax before I went to bed, and it was like you all told...
    ... Are you taking the extended version Xanax XR? Because it is great, I have been taking it for...
    ... Xanax IS wonderful for sleep. :) Problem is, after you...
    ... Xanax IS wonderful for sleep. :) Problem is, after you ... dependancy is a big issue with benzodiazepines like Xanax . Tolerance is another. The free online Ashton Manuel...

  43. Does it ever go away?
    ... (OR too much) And I am tense all the time. I take Xanax . Is this a side effect of this drug? I hate the feeling...
    ... I took Xanax for a very long time and I never had that feeling...

  44. Klonipin (clonazapam)..Does anyone take this for anxiety?
    ... anxiety and panic. My doctor is trying to wean me off Xanax and to substitute Klonipin for the Xanax. Please...
    ... with an occasional panic attack. I don't know how xanax works, but I take the klonopin twice a day, and it...
    ... I also tried xanax and it didn't do much for me so my doc switched me...
    ... klonapin and xanax are both valium type meds that are helpful if taken...
    ... Tshont, I noticed in some of your other posts Xanax had worked well for you...what happened to make you ... gave me Klonopin since the effects are longer than Xanax and when they do stop...its not as abrupt as Xanax ... (so he says)...what have your experiences been on xanax vs. klonopin? Also..is one more sedating than the...
    ... attest to. I don't really know...I've been on the Xanax XR (extended release) in addition to a small amount ... effects and zero anxiety. Maybe you should try the Xanax XR...it has an even longer half life than Klonopin...
    ... am presently taking xanax .5 mg 4 x's day for anxiety but having trouble sleeping ... wondering if i can take klonopin at bedtime and stay with xanax during day as it really helps my anxiety then....
    ... awake in very fearful state and have to take .5 mg xanax which calms me enough to get back to sleep til 7am ... wake up rested-hoping by taking klonopin instead of xanax at 10 pm will cure my prob. thanks for sharing....
    ... awake in very fearful state and have to take .5 mg xanax which calms me enough to get back to sleep til 7am ... wake up rested-hoping by taking klonopin instead of xanax at 10 pm will cure my prob. thanks for sharing. ... Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Klonopin do not give good sleep; it's anesthetic...

  45. Valium
    ... I know a lot of others on here have had luck with Xanax . Take care, Hilery...
    ... Epilepsy meds and asthma. Thanks for mentioning Xanax ! I'll look into it. I hope you are having a good...
    ... Tegretol who has had anxiety and taken both valium and xanax , I doubt 2mg would have had such a large effect (unless...

  46. has anyone ever had this due to anxiety???
    ... Hi, I post quite a bit on here. I have been on Xanax and a couple of other drugs for about a month, but...
    ... stress. I have lorezepam (I have taken a few times) xanax , buspar, and lexapro. I am trying not to take anything...
    ... and IBS, wonderfull combination. I was prescribed Xanax but I haven't started taking them yet. I hope they...
    ... please help i have panic attacks for years and took xanax for a long time then for some reason i got better...
    ... please help i have panic attacks for years and took xanax for a long time then for some reason i got better ... in your head, I can relate, its a horrible feeling. Xanax helps. Good LUck, hope you feel better...
    ... and IBS, wonderfull combination. I was prescribed Xanax but I haven't started taking them yet. I hope they...
    ... please help i have panic attacks for years and took xanax for a long time then for some reason i got better...

  47. Is G.A.D. ruinging anyone else's life?
    ... lot to know other people are going through it too. Xanax helps me get through things I have to do, but I think...
    ... like us. it sucks...I guess I'll just be addicted to Xanax my whole life. Oh well, at least I'm not the only...
    ... slowly weening yourself off. If you are now taking Xanax or something like it, a medication like Zoloft will ... help you get off of that as well. Xanax works well for some but it teaches a bad habit...pop...

  48. Work at home due to anxiety
    ... currently work in a pretty high stress job, am addicted to Xanax and suffer from intense anxiety almost every day....
    ... currently work in a pretty high stress job, am addicted to Xanax and suffer from intense anxiety almost every day....
    ... computers but it isnt easy to get started how much xanax do you actually take, you obviously need to learn...
    ... you are on here all the time huh? I take .5 mg of Xanax as needed (usually once every other day or so). I ... have tried everything in the book, but Xanax is the only thing that's worked for me. I just need...

  49. Always concerned about my heart.....
    ... been like this for almost a year. I am on celexa and xanax as needed and it has helped a lot for the panic but...

  50. Xanax XR
    ... suffer from anxiety. I don't have any info about the xanax xr, I take a very low dose of regular xanax as needed...
    ... I wish I could help, I've been on xanax since '85, very low dose only when needed. I don't ... a very anxious day. I didn't even know there was a xanax XR. I bet you can take a regular xanax when you have...
    ... If you are suggesting that you break up the Xanax XR, well, as soon as you do it it becomes regular ... Xanax . The time released aspect is in the coating. I have ... day, but there should be no problem taking a regular Xanax also. Run it by the doc. Or, if they make Xanax XR ... smoother concentrations, but as long as you have been on Xanax it may not pay to switch......
    ... Hi Dee, When I was taking Xanax ...I have since weaned off....but when I was taking ... better off just staying on the low dose of the reg. Xanax that I was taking. He also told me that most people ... got along better just taking reg. Xanax and spacing it out throughout the day...like if they ... were taking 1MG of reg. Xanax they could just take 1/2 MG twice a day or 1/4 mg...
    ... call into the doctor, but I have only taken 3 of the xanax xr this morning. I am saving the last one for tonight...
    ... I've been taking the Xanax XR too and it's great. My doctor gave it to me in ... I thought. He said to supplement with the regular Xanax over three days and then increase the morning dosage ... helped a lot. Since I don't like the idea of being on Xanax forever, I have slowly started to integrate a very ... that has allowed me to taper back down to the 1/2MG Xanax XR....I hope to be off the Xanax completely within...
    ... Hi Dee I have been on regular Xanax for 1 year. I was on it before for almost 8 years ... pregnant and needed to wean immediately. I was off Xanax for 3 years and then out of the blue another panic ... immediately went to my doctor and he put me back on the Xanax because I have found this to be a wonder drug, although ... month, my doctor had me try the XR. He told me to use Xanax as needed, but not to exceed my normal dose. I started ... just trying to wean me down a bit from my regular Xanax . He also wants me to start taking Klonopin in two ... weeks in place of the Xanax . So, I'm not sure how this will work. I know I am ... addicted to regular Xanax and will have a very hard time weaning as I did the...
    ... What were the symptoms of Xanax withdrawl for you guys? i have just started using...

  51. BP and Anxiety
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  52. Can an anxiety/panic attack last for weeks?
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  53. scared worries, anxious, not sure what to do
    ... got arrested if that happened to someone I know. Xanax can help you...but dont rely on it all the time. It...

  54. It's me again doubting my ad
    ... what you mean. What has helped me tremendously is the Xanax XR (extended release), you can start with a .5MG in ... line is that I have been able to slowly taper the Xanax because of the anti-anxiety effects of the Prozac ... . I've gone from 1.5 Xanax to 1.0 and in the next few weeks will taper to the ... .5 Xanax ...just letting you know what worked for me because ... godsend. Don't give up and don't stress about the Xanax ...myself and others are living proof that taking this...
    ... a reply! Bondgrll, we've talked before about the xanax xr. Are you now getting off of that? My dr. said...
    ... prozac good enough for anxiety that you don't need the xanax or the xanax xr at all? Please respond!...
    ... about 1 MG) and have already been able to cut the Xanax XR dosage down from 1MG to 1/2 MG on my own. I feel ... ready to eliminate the Xanax completely but the DR. said just be patient until...

  55. Do I suffer from anxiety?
    ... dr. and he can help you. I, myself, was just given Xanax for my anxiety but I have taken 3 pills so far and ... else. But other than the loss of desire for sex the Xanax were great. Good Luck!...

  56. Medication Crisis--Manufacturing Differences
    ... drops might in a spiked drink! It so reminds me of Xanax rather than lorazepam. This is a long post, so...

  57. Has anyone tried herbs to help with anxiety/panic attacks
    ... took it off the market. It gives the same effect as Xanax . I think you can still order it on-line....

  58. Withdrawl or anxiety disorder help needed
    ... another reaction I still take my paxil and now have xanax .25 for an attack I would say I have one every other...

  59. xanax side effects
    ... avoid driving until you become used to the med xanax is popular with heroin addicts and although heavily...

  60. Another Xanax Question
    ... effects people differently, but I've never heard of Xanax causing weight gain. I took it for a long time and...
    ... heard of xamnax altering weight, but I would take the xanax only as needed and not every day, we all have our ... calm days and no xanax is then needed carry a few tablets when out and disolve...

  61. not tolerating any ssri's bad experiences
    ... through it ok. After I had my baby I decided to take xanax .5mg, and it took the edge away. I got mono and was ... extremely weak so I had to stop taking xanax because when I took xanax it took what little bit ... take an ssri because I need energy, the benzos like xanax , clonazapam, and valume, they make me tired. I dont...
    ... effexor(BAD) tried prozac,Awful, and I have tried xanax and klonopin and they didn't even faze me. now my...

  62. I never dreamed anxiety could get this bad!!
    ... that I have also been taking Atenolol, Lorazepam, Xanax and last night I was so freaked out that I took 25mg ... of Atenolol, 0.50mg of Xanax and a tablespoon of NyQuil. Thank's for all your...
    ... that I have also been taking Atenolol, Lorazepam, Xanax and last night I was so freaked out that I took 25mg ... of Atenolol, 0.50mg of Xanax and a tablespoon of NyQuil. Thank's for all your...

  63. Coping With Anxiety
    ... to the meds I was prescribed, so now I'm starting xanax . I hope this one helps b/c I'm starting to have some...
    ... Hi Girls, Took my first Xanax tonight, and 15 minutes after I took it anxiety started...
    ... thoughts back where they belong. I have been taking the Xanax for 4 days now and I'm feeling much better, still...
    ... HI everybody - Glad to hear the Xanax is working for you Luckyfemale, and thanks for the...
    ... causing me some major anxiety today. I found out the Xanax could be causing this and now I'm scared to take it...
    ... couldn't be of more help to you. They switched me to Xanax and I can tell you after I took it for 4 days straight...

  64. sudden severe dizziness
    ... loaf of bread. I have noticed that when I take my xanax that it goes away after about an hour of taking it...
    ... loaf of bread. I have noticed that when I take my xanax that it goes away after about an hour of taking it...

  65. Anyone on Effexor XR and NOT gain weight?
    ... weeks ago. I felt a lot more calm and didn't need my xanax at all! I am worried about taking such a high dose...

  66. Meds...what worked & what didn't??? HELP
    ... worked for me was Paxil ( 10 and then 20 mgs a day) and Xanax (. 25 mgs used as needed). I had no side effects ... from either, except dopiness when I took a whole .25 Xanax instead of cutting it in half. Before those, I took...

  67. I don’t care if I become addicted to Xanax...Whatever it takes
    ... You won't get addicted to xanax , not if you take it wisely, like in addition to the...
    ... Going by most accouts from these bvoards Xanax is highly addictive, but there are ways of coming...
    ... believe me. I have nothing bad at all to say about Xanax , I took it at a very low dose for a long time and ... and this is just my opinion, going in asking for Xanax by name probably isn't a good idea. That alone may ... try it. Like I said not everyone has a problem with Xanax , but going in asking for it by name may cause your...
    ... to depend on the them.. I was first perscribed Xanax when all my anxiety and panic stuff started to happen ... attacks but I never cared as long as I had the bottle of Xanax in my purse. I even went so far as to putting one ... taking this with no other drugs at the time just the Xanax . Well with that particular type of drug like so many ... on Klonopin (which has a half life of 12 hrs, -vs- Xanax of 4 hrs) while I stopped the Xanax and while I waited ... your doctor about upping the dose before you demand Xanax . I was nervous that when I stopped Klonopin that...
    ... and this is just my opinion, going in asking for Xanax by name probably isn't a good idea. That alone may ... try it. Like I said not everyone has a problem with Xanax , but going in asking for it by name may cause your ... phobia BENZODIAZEPINES (Optional) • Alprazolam ( Xanax ) panic, generalized anxiety, phobias, social phobias ... Inderal) with possibly a BENZODIAZEPINE like Alprazolam ( Xanax ), Diazepam (Valium), or Lorazepam (Ativan), which ... Quantity: 90 Price: $15.99 Benzodiazepines - Xanax ALPRAZOLAM 0.25MG TABLET Quantity: 90 Price...
    ... because I still feel that way and I am on 4mgs of xanax a day with my Wellbutrin...at first the xanax helped ... literally just started 2 days ago to wean off of the xanax because I don't like taking a pill that is doing absolutely...
    ... Sweetums, Xanax is better to be taken as needed. I don't plan on taking...
    ... became housebound actually. In 2002 I started taking Xanax . It's the Xanax that's been the life-saver for me ... with panic attack after panic attack. Even with the Xanax , I still have them, only now I have a way to "control...

  68. Anxiety..is it a fate worse than death?
    ... cant move..so how do i advance?Tried medicines like xanax but that just makes me unable to move aswell..and...
    ... going through right now, a divorce). I took Paxil and Xanax , which helped, but I also had to learn how to cope...

  69. Advice on meds for nervousness and stress
    ... tension and not for depression. I am interested in Xanax ? will I gain wieght? What are the major side effects...
    ... The side effects seem difficult. Xanax is highly addictive because it is only a mild tranquilizer...
    ... have a calming effect. I do take a very low dose of Xanax as well, (025mg)but I don't take it regularly, I only...

  70. Can't Take Much More,, Need Input, Please!!!
    ... daily and nightly panic attacks. I'm currently on Xanax . I'm supposed to take .5mg to get me to sleep. I had ... complaining and non-stop Panic/anxiety attacks. The Xanax get's me to sleep within 45minutes or less after I ... , it does NOTHING!!! I don't want to start taking Xanax or other drugs all day and getting into that routine ... an appt. I'll just have to take a double dose of my Xanax ! If you've made it this far down my "thread",, then...
    ... Tinnitus is a withdrawal symptom. Anyways, I took Xanax too. and still do to this day. Please take it as...
    ... you and for the anxiety I would just keep with the xanax for now while you are trying to get all these tests ... causing it you can fix that problem and stop taking the xanax . Keep us posted!...
    ... the clock. But, when I finally get to sleep and the Xanax wears off after a few hours and I wake up,, it's the ... they're preping me or during the test. I hope the Xanax kicks in before I hit the table!! Thanks again...
    ... mine either. Maybe 3 hours at a time. What dosage of xanax are you taking? you may have to up the dose.The one ... lowered volume within a month or two of continual use of Xanax not to exceed 3mgs a day. man I really feel for you...
    ... taking the whole .5mg. However, I've read alot that Xanax will only stay in the system for 4-5 hrs.. Then when ... for me!!! As a matter of fact, I've got to take my Xanax now cause I have a gig Sunday AM. from 11:00am-2:30...
    ... Also, you might want to try going up to 1mg on the Xanax right now, if your Doc says its ok. May help you sleep...
    ... it's toll! I'm kind of hesitant on uping my dose of Xanax from .5mg to 1mg only because I fear getting more...

  71. med question
    ... I take Xanax , which is in the same family as Ativan. They are wonderful...

  72. effexor for panic, social anxiety disorder?
    ... effexor working, so I am trying to have hope. I have xanax as needed, but haven't needed it, so that is good...

  73. "Air Hunger" related to anxiety
    ... blocker. I was prescribed Lexapro, Metoprolol, and Xanax for the really bad days (which has inevitably been...
    ... out of control....so that's why my doc prescribed Xanax . But it's addiciting...so stay away if you can....
    ... me that blank stare and sent me home with some more xanax .....lol!!! Oh well, gotta love the medical community...

  74. Xanax Drug Interactions?
    ... I was recently prescribed Xanax for panic attacks. I was diagnosed with General Anxiety ... a knee injury). I'm wondering if anyones heard of Xanax interacting badly with any of the above meds. Or ANY ... Should I be aware of any med interactions with Xanax ? Any input would be greatly appreciated! Nizoral ... and Sporanox (anti-fungals) can affect Xanax. Xanax can increase the effects of antidepressants, alcohol ... relaxants. Antacids may decrease the effects of Xanax ....
    ... xanax is very useful for panic attacks and a fairly large...
    ... doesn't. Another thing you need to avoid while taking Xanax is grapefruit and grapefruit juice....
    ... for your replies! Knowing what *not* to take with Xanax has helped ease my mind. So far I've used it twice...

  75. Klonopin Question =)
    ... me sleep? In the past I have been on Paxil with Xanax (.5mg) and also at a different time Wellbutrin with ... the Xanax also and every now and then I would take a .5mg of ... Xanax to help me sleep. This was not very often at all ... but occassionally. Does Klonopin act like Xanax ? I know Xanax has a short span of about 4 hours and...
    ... attacks and your dose is quite high yes klonapin and xanax are both valium type meds, and K lasts longer than...
    ... klonopin is very similar to xanax except it is milder...
    ... Klonopin acts in the same way Xanax does, but it stays in your system longer (or in medical...