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  1. I just passed out in my class!
    ... feeling really panicky this morning, so I took .50 mg of xanax . Apparently it did NOT work, because during class...
    ... breathing is best for anxious people for most, .5 of xanax is only a small dose...
    ... My doctor told me that I was on the "wimpy" dose of xanax .... as long as it works and isn't addictive, I don...
    ... feeling really panicky this morning, so I took .50 mg of xanax . Apparently it did NOT work, because during class...

  2. New guy with the heart thing going on (long)
    ... months or longer from now... Right now I have some xanax that I get refilled maybe once a year for flight anxiety...
    ... health. Your doctor should be able to prescribe more Xanax or Ativan to help you deal with the anxiety while ... process of ruling out a medical basis for it. Take a Xanax before you see the doctor, and I'll bet your BP and...

  3. anxiety!!!
    ... something will happon to him,im taking valium 5mg, was on xanax from feb till now, my doc is a mind game player i...

  4. Suggestions on Natural Meds for anxiety?
    ... sometimes grows an tolerance for it. Now I just stick to xanax when needed....

  5. Lexapro
    ... back on the paxil with no interval and stay on the xanax for a while in general when an antidepressant is...

  6. Celexa - 5 Weeks - Still Spacey
    ... when taking any kind of benzo, such as Klonopin or Xanax , only 10 times worse! I seem to be very sensitive...

  7. what is a good anti-anxiety med?
    ... intense anxiety. I've quit Lexapro and I just take xanax as needed....
    ... xanax . period....
    ... xanax. period. Do you take xanax 3 times a day? Xanax (0.25mg) makes me tired. I would like to avoid those...
    ... My Physician prescribed Xanax Q4H for me, although I've never taken it in that dosage...
    ... Xanax as needed IS the best . But: lotsa luck getting it...
    ... So whats the difference between Xanax and Valium or any other benzo? what makes Xanax better...
    ... That doesn't mean it isn't fine for other people. Xanax is the Best benzo. I won't say how you can KNOW it...
    ... Would Xanax be an effective medication for Social Anxiety?...
    ... As far as I can tell, Xanax is prescribed as a quick fix if you go to the emergency ... doctor to put you on anti-depressants eventually as Xanax is a highly habit forming valium. :) I'm so...
    ... Would Xanax be an effective medication for Social Anxiety?I would ... say definitely not. SAD is a chronic condition and xanax should not be used everyday, too addicting. Have...
    ... People make xanax addicting; it is not addicting to me after 20 years...
    ... Susan, I was like you I took a very low dose of Xanax for 7 years and never became dependent or tolorant ... always said everyone is different, some people take Xanax for long periods of time without a problem while others ... I don't believe that if someone has a problem with Xanax that it's their fault. Like I said I think it just...
    ... Xanax is a short period solution and can lead to addiction...

  8. Anxiety Problem With Certain Medicine
    ... me, I felt like a zombie. Then my Doctor gave me Xanax and it worked. I took it ...at a very low dose.. ... problem. I'm just telling you my experiance with Xanax so that if you come across any of the horror stories ... having allergic reactions to both, so I went back on my Xanax . I'm not saying that thearpy, CBT, Kolonpin or ... weren't the answer for me. I'm also not saying that Xanax would be the medication for you, I'm just saying that...
    ... My Body Is Worn Down. I Do Have A Perscription For Xanax .5mg. I Was Taking It For A While But I Got Mono And ... I Was Severely Weak So I Had To Stop Taking Xanax . I Am Still To Weak To Take Xanax. If I Do Take It...
    ... baby stage now! I've heard other people say that Xanax makes them very tired even without dealing with the...

  9. Help...Is it withdrawl?
    ... goes: I have GAD for about 10 years. I started on xanax and through out the years have been on several SSRIs...

  10. Small twitches
    ... it gets really bad I sometimes take my perscribed xanax . Sometimes taking a warm bath, or doing anything...

  11. asthma or anxiety?
    ... s asthma i don't want to brush it off by taking a xanax . Thanks for any input...

  12. Symptoms causing anxiety or the other way around?
    ... very real. In short - panic attacks, medication - Xanax works like a miracle. I haven't had a episode in 10 ... perscribed for me 2-3x per day. Ask your family Doc. about xanax and I'll be praying for ya. Take Care :)...
    ... you don't expect it. Kathy, have you been taking Xanax for 10 years?...

  13. Has anyone suffered zoloft withdrawal and stayed off
    ... was. I have since become a walking pharmacy. I took xanax , xanax xr, buspar, ambien, restoril, and now another...

  14. Derealization/Depersonalization
    ... really linked those episodes from childhood to my Xanax addiction and the panic attacks I started having at...

  15. New, and have a few questions. Please help! :)
    ... effexor, do try to get some valium type meds such as xanax or clonazepam, but all the others will help. Its rare...

  16. success stories
    ... everyone. For instance I took a very low dose of Xanax every single day of my life for 7 years. If I would ... taken it, I'm glad I didn't read those stories because Xanax was the one and only thing that worked for me. According...

  17. One more question......
    ... full of bricks. I took an 800 mg of Ibuprofen and a xanax and feel a lot better so I have to tell myself it...

  18. "Brain shocks" anyone?
    ... anxiety has worsened to the point of having to take Xanax two to three times a day just to be able to function...
    ... I weaned off Xanax quickly and am getting this too, never had it before...
    ... zaps are also a withdrawal symptom of discontinuing Xanax , among many other symptoms, if you get addicted so...

  19. Antipsychotic vs. Antidepressant for Anxiety. Advice ASAP please!
    ... Ask your Doctor about the medication Xanax , its for panic attacks and stress. Works like a MIRACLE...

  20. Terrified to Sleep?
    ... having a panic attack or very close to it. Try sone xanax ... or klonapin maybe? We need help :(...

  21. Anyone ever have trouble breathing?
    ... is causing the problem, but I'm on Wellbutrin and Xanax ...when I take more Xanax I feel better...I've mentioned...

  22. Celexa cause anxiety?
    ... best bet is to call your doctor and get a script for xanax or ativan until the side effects wear off....
    ... redherring.....DO NOT call your doc to get a script for xanax !!!!!! They are addictive as I know right now going...

  23. Anxiety???? Help!!!!
    ... so much worse. Then I was taken off that and put on Xanax which helped. Eventually, I got better. Last week...

  24. Buspar results for you?
    ... help.You might as well be drinking water..LoL Try xanax or ativan......
    ... antidepressant pills r pushed too heavely!! I take xanax ....0.5 to 1 mg a day and that is fine WITH NO SIDE...

  25. Fish Oil Worked for Me !!
    ... to do all in our power to Stop the madness. I tried Xanax and Valium. After a few months I think the Xanax made...

  26. Major Heart Anxiety!!!
    ... but not so much with the obsessive thinking....... Xanax also when needed. I just feel that I am in constant...
    ... referrals to a heart specialist are common more xanax as needed will relax your muscles for a while and...

  27. alternatives to SSRI
    ... my remedy? xanax as needed, therapy and claire weekes books....thats...

  28. help!stopped paxil and my anxiety is out of control!need advise
    ... something if I dont relax and stop worrying.I have xanax and klonopin at home.what should I do?any response...
    ... with anxiety from time to time. I was prescribed xanax (the peach ones), and I take only half of one when ... This works well for me, I am not dependent on the xanax and never feel the need to take more than I need. ... I would highly suggest taking half a xanax or klonopin and see if this helps,I'm sure it will...
    ... to rucnateb the xanax and klonapin will relax your mind and muscles and...

  29. people who are or have taken Klonopin...
    ... can you please tell me your experiences? I am now on xanax for my anxiety/panic disorder but I am now seeing ... a psychiatrist who says xanax is the worst thing for me and moved me to .50mg of...
    ... Klonopin and Xanax are both benzos and work about the same. I don't ... to me, it just seemed to be to much. A low dose of Xanax was the only thing that really worked well for me...
    ... Why is Xanax bad? Maybe he's concerned about addiction....

  30. Leaving Your Home town!
    ... any airports to make an emergency landing. I took a Xanax and told myself that if I was going to die, there ... sent to my room and he gave me 2mg Stesolid (like Xanax ). I finally got myself to relax after a few hours ... being nothing serious and I'm still alive. I carry Xanax with me and take them as needed. If you can drink...
    ... minutes away calls for intense head talking and my xanax to get me there. You have to do whatever works for ... several methods is the best thing. Me, I take the xanax before leaving on the trip and when I leave to come ... Being on the freeway I almost need to be knocked out. Xanax has helped me out on that enough that I do leave town...

  31. xanax users' dosage
    ... When I was having panic attacks and still on Xanax , I took a 1/4MG in the morning and another 1/4MG....
    ... I take a .25 xanax in the morning and a 1mg at night...
    ... 9mg a day of xanax is far too much and there must have been a mistake ... dose for most, everyone needs a different dose xanax XR is available in some places and I dont know hgow ... its dose campares with ordinary xanax , dose anyone :)...

  32. Contant reasurrance
    ... simple Benzodiazipam, at a low dose, like Ativan or Xanax , might be enough to take the edge off, and you won...

  33. SSRI's and Sex
    ... on an antipsychotic called Risperdal and also take Xanax for anxiety. I , too , have had a reduced sex drive...

  34. Does anyone get a metallic taste in their mouth from anxiety?
    ... of 5/20/05 taking Zoloft to help me deal with it & xanax for back up in case I have a really bad panic attack...

  35. is anyone on that can talk me thru this attack??
    ... i am...got thru it. took a xanax and felt better. day 4 and so far not so bad at all...

  36. sleep and anxiety
    ... ve had since I was a little kid. I take Effexor and Xanax , but nothing seems to help the waking up in the middle...

  37. How many exerience shortness of breath and how long does it last?
    ... uggestions on what meds are good for this let me know. The Xanax I have doesn’t do much for me. Thanks :)...
    ... Medication helped you stop having breathing problems? The Xanax I'm taking is not helping me much. Kapualani :...

  38. Quitting Xanax and Neck Swelling - Is there a connection?
    ... Sorry I can't really be any help. I took Xanax for years and it never made my throat tighten up and ... heard of either of these things being a side effect of Xanax , but everyone is different and are effected differently...

  39. Digestive problems/Anxiety? Please Help
    ... to the foods i was eating. Then i was prescribed Xanax and told that people with anxiety disorders often ... have diarrhea, stomach pains, etc. Xanax helped me a lot with calming down and not feeling...
    ... seing a psychiatrist cause i'd like to try to go on xanax again and psychiatrists perscribe medecine directly...

  40. Anyone think they've got heart problems?
    ... My heart rate is always a little high when I take Xanax . I try not to freak out about it....

  41. Does this sound like anxiety?
    ... In the begining I was given xanax and Paxil but they took me off Paxil cause it made...
    ... something for severe individual attacks? How did the Xanax work for you? Xanax works great for me with smaller...

  42. BuSpar problem? Would Paxil help? What's the best antianxiety drug?
    ... Remeron) a day in addition to 0.50 mg. of generic Xanax four times a day. My psychiatrist wanted me to wean ... Mirtazapine. I don't like the idea of popping as much Xanax as I am. It gives me the creeps. Paxil has had a lot...
    ... your xanax dose isnt really all that high, are you sure its not ... to get off, its not known for this problem, up the xanax for a while maybe find a pharmacist who will talk...

  43. need some reassurance
    ... it was just in my head I would be able to cope with Xanax or something, but since what I feel is physical, it...
    ... GERD and is common for anxiety sufferers get some xanax or some other valium type meds and take as needed...

  44. swallowing and choking while speaking
    ... also get doc to check your throat Thanks. I tried Xanax twice, and I felt so drowsy that I was unable to...
    ... if xanax made you drowsy then the dose was too high for you...
    ... How much Xanax did you take? I'll take .25mg and all it does is...
    ... if xanax makes you drowsy this means the dose was too high ... you will be less drowsy when you get used to the xanax and can then up the dose doc will check for many...

  45. Does anyone have constant anxiety?
    ... Finally I agreed to try some medicine.I have taken Xanax 0.25 as I was suffering of panic disorder.The medicine...

  46. Zoloft Side Effects
    ... doctor put me on Zoloft and I also take 0.50 mg of Xanax every night to help me sleep. I also take Xanax during ... really tough days. I am worried about addiction to Xanax , but at this point, I just want to be able to function...

  47. Benzos for Anxiety...
    ... long-term therapy." From what I have read, benzos ( xanax , Klonopin, etc.) can become addictive if abused and...
    ... I'm taking xanax right now for my mild anxiety. It works quite well...

  48. "Jelly legs" anyone?
    ... t help me either. You might want to consider some Xanax . Deb...
    ... describe it as my "legs not being there" when I get up. Xanax is wonderful, but it does not solve problems long...
    ... better now with prozac. At times, I need to take the Xanax . I know at first when taking Xanax, it didn't help...
    ... t help me either. You might want to consider some Xanax . Deb Thanks Deb, Did you try Xanax yourself...
    ... Yes, I take Xanax every day--just to get me through. It is a sedative...
    ... 20 pounds!) then went off it - now I only take the Xanax when needed. But I have felt the "jelly legs" and...

  49. Help please :(
    ... Lexapro gave me side effects in the male region. Xanax is fine, but I havent had a need to take it often...
    ... joel, it all sounds like stress and anxiety to me, xanax when it happens will help a lot learn how to relax...

  50. am i crazy?
    ... real and whats not. my doctor put me on lexapro and xanax and im getting really bad headaches from it and feel...

  51. I have questions and need advice -long
    ... incredible sleepiness worked very well. I also had Xanax as a back-up. At the same time my doc did a hormone...

  52. Anxiety and Sleep
    ... about 2 days and then I'll finally give in and take a Xanax . I may fall asleep but then an hour or two later, ... stop that. The only thing that has helped me is the Xanax . I've tried yoga, exercising, meditation..... If...

  53. Trying to stop xanax....
    ... I have need to occasionally take a low-dose Xanax , and have so for several years. When I spoke with ... my Dr. about Xanax and possible side-effects, etc. he told me that when ... worked up in your mind than any possible issue with the Xanax itself....
    ... my dr. and he seems to think its not withdrawl from xanax , but my anxiety. I dont know how to tell the difference ... leave the body". But with benzodiazepines like Xanax , the brain alterations caused by the drug may linger ... about the potential long recovery time from drugs like Xanax . Usually, it's a 12-18 month scenario unless the dependancy...

  54. Side effect of Wellbutrin?
    ... so....so for now when it's gets bad I take 1mg of xanax ...which is aok with my doctor...but he has me on 3mgs ... of xanax a day and it's getting to the point that I feel I ... need more xanax than that...Does anyone else have shortness of breath...
    ... panic attack and thats why ur dr told you to take the xanax .... i suffer from panic attacks and depression and...
    ... panic attacks before....the only reason we started the xanax was because the Wellbutrin was taking too long to...

  55. 1 Xanax = 3 days of withdrawl symptoms?!?!
    ... Hi Junior, I took Xanax for years and never had a problem with it at all....
    ... Hey, Xanax was given to me for anxiety, and I took it for a week ... t take it. I noticed that when my mind knows the Xanax is near-by, I am more relaxed and don't suffer from...
    ... it for pete's sake don't take it. I'm on 3mgs of xanax a day and I really don't feel addicted, but my doc...

  56. What is wrong with me!?!?!
    ... everything and i wonder if i am not schizoprhenic. I take xanax sometimes and these thoughts and feelings seem to...

  57. Goodbye Xanax
    ... everyone is different...some people do become tolorant to Xanax very fast and others don't, I didn't. I took it everyday...
    ... I'm still on my xanax , but I really don't think it's doing anything for ... .plus I take 400mgs of Wellbutrin a day. But the xanax does have me confused...everyday I have bouts of shortness ... of breath and when I take 1mg of xanax it helps for a few hours...but then it comes right ... just not sure if this has anything to do with the xanax or not. But other than that, taking too much xanax ... time falling asleep. I would like more advice about xanax myself...I just had a complete physical a couple of...
    ... its possible side effects are stronger than from xanax ...
    ... This may not be much help, but when I weaned off of Xanax my Doctor told me that my body would let me know when...

  58. xanax without prescription
    ... dont mean to preach to you but....no, it's not okay. Xanax is a controlled substance I took it for my panic disorder...

  59. Xanax and alchohol, tobacco
    ... and then would hurt you. As for the smoking I took Xanax for years...have since weaned off...but I smoked when...
    ... hi express, xanax usually reacts with alcahol to make you feel more ... much as its small, I think tobacco has no effect on xanax ...
    ... I have very mild asthma - does xanax have an effect on asthmatics? Drank alchohol for ... the first time after talking half a xanax 0.5mg - was fine. I always seem to get ***** attacks ... /anxiety after a night of heavy drinking and the xanax helps a lot to calm me down....

  60. Shortness of breath..could it be the xanax
    ... I don't believe it is the Xanax , I just think you need to calm down and let the Xanax ... would talk to you doctor about it. I've been taking Xanax for a couple of years now as needed, and I've never...
    ... properly it should calm you a lot so you dont need much xanax at all the xanax dose is high and I wouldnt go ... any higher, xanax relaxes the muscles so may have helped with the breathing...

  61. Meds for anxiety? Side effects?
    ... benzo...I tried two different ones...Kolonpin and Xanax . Kolonpin works great for some but it made me feel ... to much like a zombie so I took Xanax . I never had a problem with it. SOME people become ... dependent on or tolorant to Xanax ...any of the benzo's actually...rather quickly, while...

  62. Panic anyone?
    ... something scary somewhere on this message board about Xanax . I use it occasionally. For certain situations when...

  63. how do you deal?
    ... back on it. But at least I try. Sometimes I use Xanax . But I have found it is almost impossible to get ... speaking in class - even Effexor does not help it. Xanax does wonders. I make sure I have Xanax for classes...

  64. Paxil vs Lexapro
    ... other occasional symptoms that would be helped with xanax . I suffer from daily dizziness (which used to be...

  65. i need your advice,
    ... want to do it full time. so where can i find some xanax or whatever that can help me ?...
    ... sometimes people need xanax or similar to calm themselves so that therapy can ... some ther docs, stressing that you will only take the xanax as directed and have never taken too many of them ... some other benzo such as generic valium, the word xanax sends some docs into an anxiety state! many docs ... are now anti xanax and wont prescribe any, this also sometimes applies ... ntipsychotic now, you could consider an online pharmacy for xanax ...

  66. Effexor XR
    ... upped my dose to 150 mg. and my anxiety is worse--the Xanax is really not helping it either. I've tried Paxil...

  67. Constant spaciness, head pressure, now nausea... Desperate for help.
    ... drop over the wheel..I then came home and took two xanax and withen 30 min. I was feeling a little better....
    ... to my parents' house last week and my mom gave me a Xanax and it actually seemed to work somewhat. The ER doctor ... hypertension. I will ask him if he can prescribe me some Xanax for when I feel really spaced out to the point of...
    ... you can add hives to my symptoms. I took a .25 of Xanax 3 nights ago, and for the past 2 evenings, I've gotten ... and tonight, on my foot. I don't know if it's the Xanax , it should have worn off a long time ago! I don't...

  68. Neurofeedback for anxiety
    ... willing to try anything. I am currently on Buspar and Xanax and I know that I'm going down a tenuous road with...
    ... bit like biofeedback which has gone out of favor xanax and buspar are 2 different types of tranquillisers ... together, I would be dropping the bispar and upping the xanax have you reied an antidepressant such as prozac ... , they often help a lot and go well with xanax learning how to relax and reduce your syress levels...
    ... helping or not (maybe a little). Why would you up Xanax ? I am taking .5 mg and am afraid to take more. Everything ... I've heard about Xanax seems bad--especially because it's easy to become...
    ... was discouraged today because I resorted to taking a Xanax XR this morning because I had such a bad night with ... little sleep and nausea. The Xanax is the only thing right now that's taking the edge...
    ... with the other anxiety symptoms. Then there's the xanax , which makes me feel groggy and kinda spaced out but...

  69. Morning Anxiety
    ... full blown panic attack. I have to take .5 to 1mg of xanax to calm me down. I've tried not taking it but I just...

  70. Stressed! Waiting on results from HIV Test
    ... letting me vent. Think I need to go home and take a Xanax ........

  71. Stressed! Waiting on results from HIV Test
    ... letting me vent. Think I need to go home and take a Xanax ........

  72. This is going to be a bad day
    ... can bairly hang on. My anxiety is very high which Xanax and alcohol has been helping. I know its not a great...
    ... but surely.. Sometimes it takes a while though.. Is Xanax an antidepressant?...
    ... Is Xanax an antidepressant? No, Xanax isn't an antidepressant. It's one of the benzos....

  73. Questions on Lexapro??
    ... depression completely. Occasionally I take a small dose of Xanax when I feel anxiety coming on, and it usually staves...

  74. Please Oh Please Help Me!!
    ... anxiety and panic disorder. I have just been prescribed Xanax which really helps with bad anxiety. So far, this...

  75. Holiday Anxiety
    ... Xanax or Valium. Tell your doc that you are flying and having...
    ... Xanax and valium are out. I'm 16, and the doc's are very...