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  1. Ever get the crawlies?
    ... OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh I hate this crap!. Just took my xanax , hope it helps!. Any other people with nerves that...

  2. xanax
    ... people say valium works wonders so years ago before xanax I took valium and I couldn't understand why I had...
    ... anxious or nervous/frustrated. Usually, if I take a 1/2 xanax , I calm down and the hives go away. I know I had ... the coating. There is not any kind of coating on xanax ....
    ... I took Xanax for a long time and I never had that problem. But ... It sounds like that may be your problem with the Xanax ...you very well might be allergic to it....
    ... to dee, xanax is just one of many valium type meds, try another ... you may be allergic to xanax ...

  3. Can anxiety cause these symptoms??
    ... might help improve my symptoms? My dr. had me taking Xanax for awhile, but it made my lightheadedness worse....

  4. zyprexa
    ... Gonna try the zoloft again. Thank goodness for xanax ....

  5. Gabitril
    ... utterance out of the mouth of these salesperson. I take xanax , it has bee a life line for me, I don't abuse it,...

  6. Getting prescriptions for anxiety
    ... can , and often do, prescribe drugs like valium and xanax ....

  7. Constant Worry
    ... sympathetic nervous system setting in. I went on xanax and became heavily addicted to it, (was perscribed...
    ... sympathetic nervous system setting in. I went on xanax and became heavily addicted to it, (was perscribed...
    ... finally broke down and went to the doctor I am taking Xanax . I hope it helps. It is so nice to know that I am...
    ... looking it up all over the internet. I am on zoloft, xanax and trileptal. Why can't I stop obsessing over my...

  8. How many people get heart related symptoms?
    ... i take xanax for mine i have the heart skipping and the arm pain...
    ... bad it feels like im gonna pass out they put me on xanax it seems to be helping...
    ... think about it and it makes me have them. I am on xanax , zoloft and a beta blocker and have been doing much...
    ... I started taking prescribed anti-depressants and xanax and i feel better than ever. My ejection fraction...

  9. Anyone know
    ... but the anxiety is pretty constant unless I take a xanax for relief. I knew a woman back in the 70's {REMOVED...

  10. once again I need you!
    ... week doesn't lighten it either and I hate to take xanax except in very severe situations. I do get tired of...

  11. Zoloft Withdrawl - Need Help!
    ... It took me almost a year to recover from Zoloft! Xanax really helped me with the withdrawels. Now I take ... Disipramine 200mg at bed and .5mg of Xanax 2x a day and 1mg of Xanax before bed....
    ... take any anti-depessants at all now!! :) I take xanax ......1 mg evey morning and keeps me level....no sides...

  12. Any help on different meds to try?
    ... Lexapro and Wellbuterin. At first my doctor gave me Xanax . I hated it. A half would do nothing, 1 would make...

  13. who deals with anxiety with ativan or xanax, etc.?
    ... suffer from post traumatic stress syndrome. and used xanax and cymbalta. first i would get a doctor who understands...
    ... they are very hard to ween off of. I would suggest xanax as needed....... Hope that helps..... Kathy...
    ... if nobody else cares I DO!. Now, that being said.. XAnax .. XAnax has been on my daily meds list for over 5 ... forever in your blood stream? Just my opinion on Xanax . Unfortunately I've never had the chance to try Adivan ... . I may need it in the future, but for now. Xanax will do. :)...
    ... myself go to a doctor back at my worst, I'd be on xanax right now.....little did I know I could go "just" ... at my leisure...... I have a friend on long-term xanax , and I've often thought of begging him for one :-...
    ... I have yet to find a Dr. that would not prescribe xanax when I explained why I was taking it. I had the medical...
    ... panic attacks any more, but when I did I also took Xanax and never had a problem with it at all....

  14. First time on meds...... (paxil)
    ... I'd almost rather see him "addicted" to ativan or xanax than this brain-changing stuff. I do understand how...

  15. effexor-info/advice please?
    ... prescribed to effexor xr for my anxiety. i was also given xanax to help me get through the first two weeks b4 the...
    ... me come off the drug easier. I have been prescribed xanax for the panic attacks. So I would warn you that...
    ... prescribed to effexor xr for my anxiety. i was also given xanax to help me get through the first two weeks b4 the...
    ... even more anxious. The docs were trying to get me off xanax which I believe to be the lesser of all med. evils ... . Xanax is mild, no side affecyes and works instantly for...

  16. anyone out there get dizzy?
    ... made me agoraphobic (i suck at spelling). I now take xanax .5mg 2x a day and 1mg at bed and then 200mg disipramine...

  17. Anxiety symptoms are your the same?
    ... goes numb. SO the anxiety got worse & I had to take a xanax . Which has brought the anxiety down. My question is ... stomach & in about 5 minutes I was in panic. Between the xanax I took & my husband holding me I was able to calm...
    ... the med you took is. What is it for? I also take xanax for panic attacks and works well for me. I do have...
    ... back. My advice to you is to not be dependant on Xanax . My recovery didn't start until I got off all medication...
    ... I usually try to take xanax only when I need it. Each time it seems like I can...

  18. Derealization
    ... pass. He also said I should go to the doctor and get Xanax to help me. I don't know what to do, can you help...
    ... You should ask your doctor for Ativan or Xanax for emergencies until you get to your final Zoloft ... experiencing now, and you won't take any Ativan or Xanax . You must be speaking with your doctor at least...

  19. looking for others to help me.
    ... you feel about anti-anxiety medication, but I am on xanax for my anxiety disorder and I feel as though it helps...

  20. wllbutrin Question
    ... paxil is not working for me 2 days ago. I took xanax .25mg only before bed but I started taking it .25mg ... getting some improvment from paxil or It's from taking xanax ? Does xanax can improve appitite and shakiness? ...

  21. Antivan or Xanax?
    ... malkng you feel drunk until you get used to it xanax is specially promoted for panic attacks, and this ... attacks, they haddnt known what they were before xanax has a reputation of being used as a street drug and...

  22. Xanax questions
    ... mention it and see how they came to the diagnosis. Xanax helps greatly in the begining but you need to learn...
    ... I took Xanax and I don't have panic attacks any more, but do I ... really don't think there is a cure. I believe that the Xanax helped me to get a handle on things until I could ... face them by myself. While taking the Xanax I was able to do things without the fear of a panic ... would imagine that your Pdoc wants you to take the Xanax so that you can get a handle on the panic and be calm...
    ... I took Xanax not for panic attacks but ot help me not worry so...
    ... this on my own...especially since i've read about xanax being highly addictive and having problems with withdrawal...
    ... to purple xanax is very helpful as it lets you get out and about without ... called CBT is the psychologist going to teach you? xanax is a valium type med and anxiety and panic attack...
    ... before. The psychologist i consulted believes that xanax is the only way to get through this. I'd much rather...
    ... I personally have had very good experiences with Xanax . I do not take it every day - so it's not as though...
    ... Xanax has helped me very much. The first few times you take...
    ... I could take more if needed. My doctor said that xanax works the best when you are really stressed or in ... anxious. Interesting, huh? Do most everyone here think xanax is enough for anxiety disorder? Do we really need...
    ... All I can tell you is I have taken Xanax (low dose) at night after a long stressful day, and...

  23. I have a hard choice to make and i need help
    ... wouldnt be a very good thing and gave me a low dose of xanax ...0.25mg 3 times a day. I will admit it isnt NEARLY...

  24. Starting on Paxil....need testimonies please
    ... :) I tried Paxil.....doc told me that the one xanax a day could end end up habit forming.....it has NOT ... Finally went back to my GP and said leave me with my xanax ......just need it for panic attacks really. My...

  25. So I guess you can't die from a panic attack?
    ... and you can't even drive! :) Before I was put on xanax about 5 yrs. ago, I had a panic attack driving a trechorous ... the strength to overcome!! :p I would have popped a xanax if I was taking them at that time!! LOL :) Sorry...

  26. Axiety from Efexor-XR withdrawal
    ... half of the 75mg strength capsule. I have been taking xanax on occation when the panic attacks have been realy...
    ... doubt the effexor withdrawl is the cause of them xanax is very helpful, carry a few tablets with you always...

  27. Hope is shattered
    ... going to help. And I dare cant speak of the dreaded Xanax to any doctor. Oh no, not that. They would never prescribe...

  28. Anyone taking an SSRI for Social Anxiety??
    ... which doesn't work for me. gonna try to switch soon. xanax works for me. good luck. jayboy...

  29. pls help never heard of this med!!!
    ... made it seem like it was a temp anti aniety med like xanax or ativan but this seems like it is something for...

  30. Question on Valium/Tolerance
    ... just so worried and nervous. My Pdoc has tried me on Xanax first. I didn't like the way it made me feel, like ... problem with their meds? Any other options besides Xanax , Ativan and Valium? Thanks for anyones help!...
    ... as you probably know, xanax valium and ativan are all the same type of med, they...

  31. irritability
    ... doing much now for my anxiety, and just taking the xanax when needed and exercising on a regular basis. What ... does everyone think? Will just xanax help the irritability?...

  32. bad heart???..or bad anxiety, VERY important!!
    ... differrent meds and they have recently put him on Xanax and not for sure but was on Prozac for depression ... for awhile, can either Prozac or Xanax cause him to shake like that and his leg twitches...
    ... I never took Prozac, but I did take Xanax at one time. It never made me shake, but that doesn...

  33. Very confused/not sure I need meds!
    ... extreme fear etc. I've had a prescription for Xanax and I've found it quite helpful for sleep. I take ... talked about Melatonin I believe) and she said the Xanax will not do this. Any opinions?...
    ... seminar on waikiki beach?? I doubt you need one, the xanax as needed is very helpful to calm you, it is short...

  34. Lexapro & zanax...HELP!
    ... I was also on Lexapro and Xanax together, they are fine. But I stopped taking the...
    ... lexapro and xanax go well together same apples to any benzo anmd any...
    ... at night now as well! He suggested either an extra Xanax at bedtime or Ambien. Don't give up on the Lexapro...
    ... been on Wellbutrin XR for 1 1/2 years now and 5mg of Xanax for 13 years and I love it! I have worked all year...

  35. Valium dosage for occasional use
    ... and anxiety. Some people cannot tolerate it al all. Xanax is also good but I do much better on valium. Patty...

  36. Feedback please on weaning off Xanax
    ... some people do become dependent on or tolorant to Xanax ...not everyone does. I took it everyday for 7 years ... panic attacks any more so I have weaned off of the Xanax and I didn't have any trouble at all doing that.....
    ... Easy as pie!! Xanax is not that addictive. I normally take 0.5 to 1 mg...

  37. xanax vs. valium for ocassional anxiety
    ... wondering which med works the best. thanks, jason Xanax does not reamin in your system very long so for occasional ... at it stays in your system for eight days. I tried Xanax but had to take it several times per day, valium only...
    ... xanax for occassional anxiety......valium has groggy side ... affects where xanax doesn't. I think valuim is more addictive. I take ... 1 mg xanax a day and keeps anxiety and panic attacks at bay! ... ! LOL Sorry, not to make fun of it...... xanax is the best for you!...
    ... Is xanax the same as as ALPRAZOLAM? I started taking .5mg...
    ... have more panic attacks , but are managed easily by xanax . AND NO side affects!...

  38. Taking 2 x Xanax 0.25mg
    ... just the right dose for another. I took 1/4 mg of Xanax twice a day for a very long time and was fine with ... Doctor...Don't increase the dose on your own. Maybe Xanax just isn't the right medication for you. At one time ... take it and it seems to work better for them than Xanax . Everyone is different, so please talk to your Doctor ... before you up the dose of Xanax ...ask him/her if there's something else that he thinks...
    ... you get used to the taste for most people a dose of xanax only lasts 2 or 3 hours, it never lasts all day...

  39. Klonpin and a REAL cure
    ... you. Did he diagnose you with GAD? Benzo's like Xanax and Klonopin are usually prescribed for people who...

  40. Me and my GAD
    ... five months and they just wouldn't go away. I took Xanax about 10 years aga and a valium in the emergency room...

  41. Addiction or Living Life ?
    ... I also keep my xanax in my purse at all times....you never know when you...

  42. going to see psychiatrist first time - worried - got questions
    ... effects. So, I switched doctors and he prescribed me Xanax . It's been working good, my dad says that I'm getting...
    ... an antidepressant that works for them and rely on xanax or other valium type meds, as you say, there is the ... psych how nervous or anxious you feel, and how many xanax you took that day, we often become good actors and...
    ... drug addict and not prescribe my medication, because Xanax is a controlled substance. Then all this is a waste...

  43. I am worried.
    ... Have u seen a doc about your anxiety? I am using xanax for the bad days....no side affects and works well...

  44. concerta and xanax
    ... Do not know what concerta is but I take xanax and works well for me? Why the 2 meds?...
    ... effects. I am taking Alprazolam (the generic name for Xanax ) for anxiety. I was hoping that I could take a super...

  45. 6 month update on 24/7 dizziness...
    ... It also runs in my family......hereditary. I take xanax for anxiety and it works well!!...

  46. Natural alternative LITHIUM ?
    ... Has anyone tried the natural alternative for xanax .......it's called Lithium Orotate? If so, I'd like...

  47. how do you get past side effects
    ... depressant!! because of the side affects! I just take 1 mg xanax a day and works well for me.......
    ... it, not the anti-anxiety med for me. I was given 30 Xanax in May of last year and just one worked really well...
    ... forget the anti depressants unless YOU ARE DEPRESSED! Xanax works well for anxiety and panic attacks. Talk to...

  48. Q about re-starting paxil, new side effects
    ... for starting up on the drug again. I do have some Xanax , and they do take the edge off the anxiety, but they ... not sure which is worse! Is it OK to mix Paxil and Xanax ?...
    ... same person's different situations...I don't know. Xanax or Klonopin or similar a similar med, for the short...

  49. light headed for over a month!!! PLEASE HELP!
    ... One other thing that was somewhat helpful to me was Xanax , but that's really just a temporary fix. Hope this...

  50. Eye Contact
    ... I wish something could help. I take 1/2 an .25mg xanax every now and then when I need to but it doesnt seem...
    ... wearing sunglasses this is usually easier your xanax dose is too small, somewhere between .25 and 1mg occasional...

  51. meds
    ... on r not working kiddo! Try asking your doctor for xanax .....0.5 to begin with, and that may be all u need...

  52. Anxiety causing loss of erection
    ... few days build-up so I am ready, but if I am taking xanax or valium, forget it. I cannot function properly...

  53. tried cymbalta?
    ... something for anxiety, irritability. I have the trusty xanax with me in case of a panic attack!...

  54. Good days and Bad
    ... felt the need to vomit!! I immediately popped a xanax and splashed cold water on my face.....my whole body ... trouble opening the pill bottle.... subsided once the xanax kicked in ..............but what a HORRIBLE experience ... regular panic attacks wich r managed by taking 1 mg xanax a day...........sorry, I will not go the anti-depressant...
    ... to stay off anti-depressants as well. I've had a xanax or two to deal with the attacks last year. While...

  55. extreme health anxiety problems?
    ... of a panic attack to calm the person down (such as Xanax or Valium). Take care & good luck :)...

  56. Worried About The Future
    ... have some green tea, or sleepytime tea, 0.5 ml of xanax , read a bit of the newspaper.....thank god it comes...

  57. Any one from paxil cr to another ssris?
    ... the med or upping the dose. I have been taking xanax .25mg 3x a day for 1 week now so I am not sure this ... little improvment(appitite) is from taking xanax or from paxil. I need your help Thank you...
    ... CR dose range and try it at a higher dose take the xanax only as needed and not every day, carry a few tablets...

  58. Post Anxiety Attack - info needed.
    ... 4th child was born a yr. previous. :) I now take xanax for my panic attacks........or the feeling leading...
    ... 4th child was born a yr. previous. :) I now take xanax for my panic attacks........or the feeling leading...

  59. run of bad luck
    ... condition exactely to me? I am taking paxil cr and xanax but they don't seem to really help. bossjoey...

  60. Is there a good cure for anxiety problems?
    ... I take xanax and valium to help my anxiety. I am 35 and I am starting...
    ... xanax and valium are very useful but should only be taken...

  61. can paxil put me into full panic??
    ... paxil and effexor. Same ones you describe. I find xanax works well for me with no side affects.....and do...
    ... paxil and effexor. Same ones you describe. I find xanax works well for me with no side affects.....and do ... from panic attacks, not depression!! I also take xanax , as well. But I have a flavor of OCD and the Celexa ... helps that. But glad the xanax works for you. What was the paxil bad side effect...
    ... need to be depressed for them to help with anxiety xanax is a valium type med, different from an antidepressant...

  62. Anxiety absolutely ruining my life
    ... antidepressants for these conditions. Meds like Xanax work well for cal :) ming the anxiety/panic attacks...

  63. heart beating sooo fast
    ... rate enough I stopped taking it and went back on my xanax ! even the naturopathic meds can have severe side effects...

  64. Loosing hope, what to do now?
    ... on the response from others in the board to help. Xanax works great for anxiety/pa, but I don't suggest using...
    ... for 6 months. I went to psych doc and was prescribe xanax 0.25, imiprmine(?) three time a day. I was on it for...
    ... upped the dose to 37.5mg. I only have been taking xanax 0.25mg before bed but from now I will take 0.25mg ... pain free life. It's been hell so far without taking xanax during the day. How does this sound? Thank you...

  65. given cymbalta a try
    ... me gain weight. Any suggestions out there? I have xanax , but I take only at night to help me sleep....
    ... I only take xanax at night also. There are 2 things that have done Wonders...
    ... me gain weight. Any suggestions out there? I have xanax , but I take only at night to help me sleep. Hello...

  66. Beathing/Anxiety....3 WEEKS!! HELP!
    ... was my anxiety, and it should go away if I take some Xanax . I have been doing so, but now 3 weeks later, It's...
    ... Those symptoms are panic attacks...........take xanax when this happens.......mabee your doc didn't give...
    ... lot to learn about anxiety and my panic attacks. The Xanax he gave me is .25mg, i'm trying not to take it everyday...
    ... people that r depressed!! I have been that route! The xanax is fine but u r on such a low dose I don't see how...
    ... am a newbie but just feel I have to comment on the xanax / paxil issue having taken both myself. I worry about ... xanax i have recovered from a terrible xanax addiction that was brought on by the very symptoms ... night etc. My comment is this really watch taking xanax after 4 years 8 mg a day i really know what I mean...
    ... What kind of a Doctor allowed you to take 8 mg. of Xanax a day? I'm not a Doctor, but to me that Doctor sounds ... very irresponsible. I also took Xanax every single day for 7 years...but my Doctor told ... have attacks any more so I since weaned off of the Xanax and I didn't have a problem with doing that. Like ... I said I'm in no way putting you or the Xanax for that matter down in any way. Xanax was the only...
    ... afterwards. I don't want to go that route again. The Xanax seems to help, but I am only worried about the .5mg ... very controlled with how much and how often I take my Xanax , I take it probably 4 days out of the week, how bad...
    ... different but I never had a problem taking 1/2MG of Xanax ...although I did cut the pills in half and only took ... question...again everyone is different...but when I took Xanax ...I no longer take it because I no longer have attacks...
    ... WOW 8 MG a day!! What Doctor would do that??? Xanax works well with 0.5 or 1mg per day for panic attacks...

  67. Hypnosis & Controlling Anxiety? Anyone try this?
    ... currently doing this? Taking Prozac right now, 20mg. and Xanax as needed up to 3x's daily, .25 mg's. I have never...

  68. I might have to take more xanax
    ... higher dose. To answer your question, yes I did take Xanax everyday for a long period of time...1/4mg twice a ... than I was supposed to take. I'm not putting down Xanax in any way, shape or form because it's the only thing...
    ... increasing your dose before you do so. I have taken Xanax for over 8 years......I take .50 in the morning, ... always follow the same dosing schedule. I had to take Xanax throughout the day. I was suffering terrible anxiety ... the anti-d's before my dr was willing to let me take Xanax long term. I just could not handle the side effects ... that is most important. They will not let you refill Xanax early so you must take it as directed. Good luck...
    ... to bossjoey xanax will help you cope with the early side effects of ... antidepressants, but only up to a point, you could try xanax say 3 times a day for a few weeks are you sure...
    ... I was taking .5 mg xanax twice a day for about a week and 1/2 when I first...
    ... paxil but hated side affects....I have been taking xanax everyday for 4 years now.....my sister about 6 yrs...

  69. Is this really anxiety?
    ... he said everything looks ok and gave me some .5mg xanax to take when it flares up. About a week after that ... time and it came out of nowhere. I went home took a xanax and tried to relax and it went away after 20 mins ... basketball with my cousin the other day no issues. The xanax dosent make the chest pain go away neither does advil ... have some interesting dreams which was caused by the xanax from what i've heard but none recently. My question...

  70. is this really anxiety
    ... dizziness consumes my life. could it have been the xanax and then the ativan that makes me feel this way. ...

  71. Unsure and concerned, please comment
    ... antidepressant, start with a prozac type, stay on the xanax with it as it reduces early side effects antidepressantrs...

  72. Anyone else here go to the ER way too much?
    ... Have u considered asking doc. for xanax ? Really works along with deep breathing/square breathing ... arm! Believe me ....all part of the attack! I take xanax for a full blown panic attack.......to calm me... ... attacks......YOU CAN!! But a little help with meds ( Xanax ) isn't bad.......just as long as you use it only...

  73. Xanax 2 mg???????
    ... a pretty big jump to me. I'm not againest taking Xanax by any means...I took if for a very long time and...
    ... I also got much help from xanax and think it a very useful med, I think 2 is too much ... them, so that sometimes yoiu dont need to take any xanax is a valium type med that has been promoted especially ... other valium type meds are jst as helpful before xanax and its advertising, many docs didnt know what a panic ... attack was :) remember that a dose of ordinary xanax only lasts about 2 to 3 hours, the XR version lasts...
    ... I take xanax .5 on occasion and it knocks me out! 2 mg seems really...
    ... see my post about how addictive I personally found xanax to be it was terrible as I said I was taking 2 mg...
    ... me that a Doctor would allow you to take 8 MG's of Xanax a day. I have no problem with Xanax...I took it myself ... that Doctor was irresponsible to prescribe that much Xanax ...it's no wonder you had a hard time with it....
    ... I have taken 2 mg xanax for a long while now. I am 35 and weigh 240 lbs. ... helps as much as the 2 mg. I have been addicted to xanax and alcohol for a long time. For the longest time ... i have drank 8-10 beers and 2 mg of xanax per day. I am working on this and hope to stop drinking...
    ... I feeling you....but STOP either the xanax or the drink...dont do both you are really doin yourself ... vowed not to drink in daytime hours..i use half a .25 xanax if it really gets bad... People say alcohol is...
    ... think it is best to ditch the alcohol and use the xanax moderately to ease the anxiety. The main reason I...
    ... a couple of years back I was on xanax 2.mg if i took the whole pill at once i was put to ... release or anything i shouldnt hurt to break it into. xanax really did help me with the anxiety for a while. bt...

  74. Anxiety/Panic attacks :(
    ... fear, and just want to get over it.. I was prescribed Xanax , and took it once, and that was the day I went to...
    ... vomiting I think you would benefit from a course of xanax , also learn to relax and get more exercise are yoiu...

  75. Anyone ever feel this way?
    ... social problems. I've been prescribed a small dose of Xanax but for the sake of my mother I never filled it. ...
    ... along with the shyness. I don't really know what Xanax is, but I'm guessing it's an antidepressant or anxiety...
    ... social problems. I've been prescribed a small dose of Xanax but for the sake of my mother I never filled it. ... anyone relate? WEll if i were you I would try the xanax ....Just do not take it everyday b/c it can be habbit...
    ... Xanax is a benzodiazipine. It is good for emergency anxiety...
    ... and until I came to this site I never even heard of xanax for anxiety. My mom is the same way and I told her ... little more. You could also got to a website about xanax and get her to read about the real uses and if she ... tues. to my medical Dr. and i'm goin to ask about xanax if she thinks it will help there will be no stopping...
    ... to feel normal. One more thing: get rid of the Xanax . If a benzo is needed, ask for Klonopin, better yet ... you think about the next 2 hrs is your next dose. Xanax works fine for people who only use it once or twice...
    ... her opinion but I just have to make a comment about Xanax . It worked for me when nothing else did, it saved ... reaction to any of these drugs. {REMOVED} I took Xanax ...the generic form for a very long time at a very ... attacks anymore, they're gone and I don't need the Xanax to make me feel normal. For me Kolonpin even...