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Sleep Disorders board

  1. Insomnia: Just a Happy, Active Mind!
    ... Buspar (way beneath therapeutic levels)and 1/2mg of Xanax . This combination serves to put me out, in a very ... and every night. Then at 4am I have to take 1mg of Xanax to stop the thinking. I sleep like a rock until 7...
    ... I'm sorry; it's spelled XANAX . sounds like ZAN ax. Have you never heard of it? It ... when the effects wear off. Have you never heard of xanax ?...

  2. dos. of ambien...
    ... am with a bottle full of Ambien. Want it? I don't . Xanax is much better: much cheaper, not as addictive, no...

  3. WAKE UP FEELING NERVOUS AND DEPRESSED???
    ... I take melatonin, 5mg Buspar and 1/2mg of Xanax at bedtime then have depressing, upsetting dreams...
    ... binkie, your upsetting dreams may be due to the xanax ...during my partying days, my friends and I often...

  4. Loss of Breath, when falling asleep
    ... problem. I haven't slept in three nights, just took a Xanax , so guess I will either sleep tonight or suffocate...
    ... awake, which is very unsettling and scarey. The xanax is my only sure way of getting a night's sleep, I...
    ... and that i do not have sleep apnea. i too am on a xanax to sleep--according to doctor that relaxes the muscles...
    ... followed thru. Still have insomnia. Have been taking Xanax for a few years and it works well. so far have never...

  5. Frustrated with insomnia
    ... hours a night if I was lucky. Doctor prescribed me Xanax which I stayed on for over a month. It helped, but...
    ... at 6am trying! It is better to take temazepam than xanax which is really for anxiety. Try scaling back your...

  6. walkin' around in a daze
    ... internet. Anyway, my doctor persribed Serzone and Xanax . The Xanax worked fine but the Serzone made me feel ... drugged up I took myself off of it. I only took the Xanax when I felt the need. I'm proud to say I haven't ... took it ( Xanax ) for a month now, I'm pretty much over the nervous...

  7. addiction/sleep
    ... without something that will knock me out,, I have tried xanax , trazadone, remeron, tranxene, most of which made...

  8. I need to PASS OUT!!!
    ... kick in,, these are very strong cns depressants,, xanax ,, ativan to name a few. Melotonin I have heard works...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Want to quit, need help!
    ... Thank you for all of your thoughts! I am taking Xanax just for my full blown anxiety attacks. The only...

  2. Quit smoking on 6/19/08, and still fighting it
    ... any better. My psych prescribed me extra dosages of xanax ; put me on perphenazine, and increased my Lyrica and...

  3. Day 4 On Chantix.. Weird Side Effects
    ... like I'm on speed or something, it's weird. I take Xanax for panic disorder and the speedy shakey feeling seems ... to override the usual calming effect of the Xanax so I'm having anxiety. I also have some pain in my...
    ... taking Chantix on Mother's Day, also. I also take Xanax for panic attacks. My hands have always shook, and...

  4. Wellbutrin or xanax?
    ... and at seperate times. I would start out with the xanax . It is fast acting and does not stay in your system ... system and a few days to get it out. Start with the xanax if it works...do not use the wellbutrin. The xanax ... would grab a smoke. I was worried...now I will be a xanax junky :D It did not happen. But I did have to find...
    ... Thanks alot, I think I will stay w/the xanax , the Dr gave it to me to sleep since I can't shut...
    ... I would stick with the Xanax . The Wellburtrin was a BAD drug for me. The side...
    ... The Xanax can be split in half. I know they are tiny, but a...
    ... health problems with that! Yes, you can take the xanax during the day. Like someone said...split it in half ... my quit I start to panick and anxiety attacks. The xanax made me feel "normal" you could say. The xanax...
    ... I took a half xanax today made me sleepy. Did you use the patch or anything...
    ... lozenge for about a month. I really did not need xanax till the 3rd month into my quit. If it makes you ... have I had anxiety or mental health problems. The xanax worked for me because it helped make me steady...like...
    ... afford to loose weight. It's so weird if I take a 1/2 xanax during the day I want to nap but if I take a whole...
    ... went & asked the pharmacisit if I could take half a xanax if that happened she sd yes. Forget asking my Dr I...
    ... is kind of like the 5 stages of grief. Use the xanax for now till your ready to find other ways to cope...
    ... I've been on xanax for a couple of years for anxiety issues. I take ... put me on generic wellbutrin and told me to take the xanax when I need it. The seizure thing, from what I've ... from taking wellbutrin while in rapid withdrawel from xanax . If you're not suddenly dropping from a high, regular...

  5. Emphesema
    ... yet, but I have a plan in place and it includes the Xanax that I'm already prescribed for anxiety. It's not...
    ... this morning, kind of nervous I am so addicted. My Xanax is 0.25mg & he has take one at bedtime when needed...

  6. CHANTIX- So Confused!!
    ... anything about taking it with the meds I'm on. I take xanax for panic and anxiety and atenolol (beta blocker) ... prescribed the Chantix and he also prescribes the xanax so I'm assuming the 2 are ok together. Does anyone ... else take these meds together? Maybe the xanax will help with the mood swings I've read about! I...

  7. Chantix - how long before side effects subside after quitting the med?
    ... way in the healing process. A mild nerve pill like Xanax might be needed to take the raw edge off of negative...

  8. Wellbutrin and Stop Smoking
    ... smoke from anxiety and depression. I already take xanax which really helps with the anxiety. Does anyone take...

  9. Anyone take mood stabilizers and quit smoking?
    ... for the first time in my life. My Dr prescribed me xanax ..I used if for a few months. The physical changes...

  10. day 4 of meds
    ... didnt start till day 7 or 8. i have started takeing my xanax at night to help me sleep. the walking funny i dont...

  11. chantix bad
    ... nervous for the first couple of days but now I take 1 Xanax each morning and it's worked wonders. I'm calm, happy...

  12. have to quit , not quite ready =(
    ... ZERO. After a couple of days I also started taking Xanax to help me through the emotional, weepiness I was...

  13. Chantix + Brain Fog (how long?!?!?!)
    ... night for the last 2 weeks. So, my doctor prescribed Xanax , though I'm afraid to start taking it. Xanax is scary ... My questions boil down to these: [LIST] [*]Will Xanax help with the brain fog or lack of sleep? [*]How long ... extremely twitchy and a bit anxious, so maybe the Xanax will help. However, my brain feels covered in lead...
    ... your quit anonumos!! :) I can't help you with Xanax as I never have taken it, but about a week ago, I...

  14. Xanax and Chantix
    ... notice. I too have been given a prescription for Xanax because of Chantix side-effects. It's no fun, except...
    ... Xanax kicks in very fast. You should expect to feel it around ... greatly decrease it's effect. I am also on Chantix and Xanax . Although, I have been taking Xanax for years. One ... thing to keep in mind is that Xanax is in the family of drugs called benzodiazapines. ... among others. Any drug in this family, especially Xanax , has a well-documented reputation to become less effective ... the person. So keep in mind that if your dosage of Xanax seems to become less effective, your doctor can (and ... always watching out for a pattern of addiction to Xanax . Hope this has helped you. And good luck quitting...
    ... My Dr prescribed Xanax for me it was my life saver!! It takes about 15-20 ... can do this!!! I am a quitter of 1 1/2 yrs, took xanax for 4 months. Hang in there..it does get BETTER,...
    ... lol oddly enough i already had xanax here at home due to panic dissorder, i started chantix...

  15. Chantix...side effects
    ... lower dose it gets better. I just want to get off the xanax . I also had to drive for a couple of hours this weekend...

  16. Chantix-Anxiety
    ... Hi Sandra You could call you dr. for some Xanax . They help with the anxiety. There is also Lexipro ... attacks. I am still on Chantix and I have to take a Xanax at night so I can sleep. I am on my 3rd week with...
    ... SleepyTime to help me sleep. I do not want to keep taking Xanax . Did you have a hard time with insommnia???? I can...

  17. Howdy everyone, I need some input please.
    ... I get scared of having increased anxiety... I have xanax now for that as needed but am hoping I dont need to...

  18. Odd side effects
    ... insomnia. I am also bipolar so I have ambian and xanax to sleep. I also have mood stablizers that I have ... to take along with the xanax for the anxiety during the day however my anxiety...

  19. Chantix side effects
    ... in the ER with a massive panic attack and was given Xanax but still continued to have all the side effects....

  20. Nicotine withdrawal and depression
    ... antidepressants either. I am on buspar for anxiety with xanax if needed. I hope it lets up soon. Godbless...
    ... disorder so I am on anti depression meds as well as xanax so now that I have quit for the last time hopefully...

  21. hate myself, starting smoking again
    ... bad ever since. Went to dr, he first increased my xanax and gave me a beta blocker for heart. Went back 2...

  22. i need help
    ... over one month. I'm exhausted all the time. Was on xanax before quitting, and had to go to doctor for anxiety...
    ... over one month. I'm exhausted all the time. Was on xanax before quitting, and had to go to doctor for anxiety...
    ... over one month. I'm exhausted all the time. Was on xanax before quitting, and had to go to doctor for anxiety ... went to the dr. for5 anxiety did they put u back on xanax ?...

  23. Effects of Weaning? Don't Know
    ... At the same time during the quit, I've been taking Xanax everyday, and at first they would put me to sleep...

  24. I cannot believe I gave in to the demon
    ... Have you been working with your Dr?? My Dr put me on xanax ...helped alot. I was scared I would be addicted to ... xanax . But now my anxiety is gone and I do need them anymore...
    ... beginning to feel like a hypocondriac, he has put me on Xanax and just yesterday celexa, I am afraid to take the...

  25. Tension Headache since giving up
    ... Chantix to help quit, Ambien CR to help sleep, and Xanax by day to keep me from ...'aggressive' attitude. ...

  26. Food
    ... ask my Dr. for a sleep aid. I sure could use some Xanax . Xanax would help all the way around. :) Sapphire...

  27. Anyone know if Chantix works for smokeless tobacco?
    ... the rest of the day. He gave me a prescription for Xanax that day, and told me that I should try Chantix if...

  28. what should I do??
    ... hubby makes me mad??? then can I smoke. I did take xanax for anxiety attacks that started after I quit. If...

  29. Dizziness, Low Heart Rate, etc. UGH!!!
    ... hell for a few days, but then it gets better. I take xanax for anxiety, so that helps me some too. I have...

  30. Hit a Rough Patch
    ... it endurable. Well, that plus my doctor put me on Xanax as well after I complained about the anger/rage bursts ... heart at least for me, it will pass, or I'll take Xanax the rest of my life. I don't really care, in order...

  31. Dizzy, Breathless... what is this????
    ... I am feeling a lot better, I did have to take a xanax , but just one tonight! :) Thanks for all your help...
    ... COLOR="Gray"]but I still had to take a small dose of xanax to calm me down this afternoon[/SIZE]. :) :o Hopefully...

  32. help - can't sleep
    ... though doctors are prescribing less medication (ambien, xanax , etc...). I'm guessing because of the dependency ... I have a new doctor and she refused to refill my xanax which I take as needed for anxiety. She wasn't hesitant...

  33. Aloha! I'm a Newbie
    ... short. I called up my doctor and got a refill for xanax . After taking 2 dosages for three days, I couldn...

  34. Wellbutrin, to help quit smoking??
    ... ..best thing I ever did.:) But the Dr put me on Xanax and that really helped with anxiety....

  35. depression caused by lack of nicotine
    ... than when I was smoking. He put me on Lexpapro and Xanax . It was rough for a while but I have nobody to blame ... have quit years ago. Now I am off Lexapro and use xanax as needed. My body has calmed down some. But he...

  36. Quit smoking...now I have a cold!
    ... I thought it would be. I take a very low dose of xanax for my anxiety so I used that to help me get through...

  37. Trying to quit
    ... withdrawals do produce more anxiety, so I am taking my xanax twice a day and that is helping tremendously. Every...

  38. HELP....I am having HUGE problems quitting
    ... visits to my Doctor. I am currently on an SSRI and Xanax . I have to change my way of dealing with life now...

  39. Three Months
    ... full of anxiety. so much so the doctor prescribed xanax . I've only taken it a few times because I cannot afford...
    ... addicting, don't stress on it too much, if you need the Xanax , take some, cut it in half if need be....
    ... Here here!!!...Good job Patcher! I have xanax too to take as needed. Have had it for years. I ... That's a lot to handle and if you need help by way of xanax - please don't feel afraid to take it. Yes - some...

  40. Anxiety...
    ... She says I'm experiencing anxiety and prescribed xanax . I only took it about 5 times. I heard it is very ... addictive and I don't need that. The xanax helped me sleep a little. I am convinced something...
    ... There are many ways to deal with anxiety. I also have xanax that I take as needed. I take about 1 or 2 a year...
    ... the same thing Susan, I have a bottle of 30 .05 mg. Xanax that I am hoarding, they're probably expired, but...

  41. One Month and still feeling poorly
    ... why I'm having difficulty sleeping. She prescribed xanax . I've taken it only a few times and it really hasn...

  42. What helped you quit, how long??
    ... ooooooooooo hard at times. I used the patch wellbutrin and Xanax for the anxiety attacks. I do work for a doctor and ... meaning that compared to smoking..a little help from xanax is not a big thing as I first thought. I have gained...

  43. New to Wellbutrin & I Have Questions
    ... anxiety symptoms...just have your dr prescribe you some xanax .....that will help with that. now........i was NOT...

  44. I am Going to Quit Smoking Soon....but I have Panic Disorder
    ... and just recently quit smoking. (feb 16th). i take xanax for my attacks...i personally disagree with the patch ... smoke free!! as far as the anxiety.....i kept my xanax on hand....and if i felt anxious or panicky, i would ... different) and if that didnt work, then i would take the xanax . to me, it was no worse than any other attack. i have ... .so to me...it was no better, no worse....but the xanax does help me through. good luck....

  45. how long to stay on wellbutrin????
    ... other people...strange! my mom can tolerate 1 mg of xanax ...she is waayyy smaller than me...4'11" and i am 5...
    ... scared that i am trading my nicotine addiction for the xanax . bt when those attacks come on.....i have no choice ... but to take the xanax . i will suffer through them until it grates on my...
    ... to have restless/nervousness. I had wondered if Xanax might help relax me some in my quest to quit smoking...
    ... keep me from going back to smoking. i do take xanax ......i suffer from anxiety...moreso now that i have...
    ... GO!!!! i suffer with anxiety...and have to take xanax for it......i have had to take the xanax more than ... you have anxiety...i would ask your dr to put you on xanax ..that will also help ease you through the tough times ... try peppermints or something.....for anxiety...the xanax ...i tried the patches several times....and finally...
    ... very hard time with Menopause . I also have to take Xanax 4 panic attacks. Started after hyst. Could some one...

  46. Awful feelings please help me
    ... news.I am having panic attacks .He gave me zoloft and xanax for night if needed.If that doesnt help in two weeks...

  47. need help to quit smoking
    ... stronger than a cigarette. I did get a prescription for xanax to help with all of the anxiety and stress that I...

  48. Nicotrol Inhaler...
    ... gave me anxieties. And after a while had to pop a xanax . Even though I wanted to avoid this. Is it normal...

  49. Physical Withdrawl?
    ... meds. I take Klonapin which is not as addictive as xanax and it helps alot. You take it when you start to...
    ... prescribe something like Klonapin. I'm scared of xanax because I have seen it ruin my best friends mothers...

  50. i wana give up
    ... attacks and quit on January 3. I also quit taking Xanax around the same time after 8 years of 1/2 to 1 1/2...

  51. It can be done...
    ... years ago for 2 1/2 years. I used Nicotene gum and xanax for the anxiety. Unfortunately I went back, dummy...

  52. wellbutrin and xanax
    ... Wellbutrin and Xanax are a common combination for those of us who suffer ... depression with bouts of anxiety. (I'm already on Xanax and dr. just gave me a scrip for Wellbutrin.) Just...
    ... feel really jumpy and my heart is racing to take a xanax to counter-act it. I think I'll try my first pill...

  53. smoke away
    ... thank-you all for the replys. I am already taking xanax for anxiety, so being in a "calm" state did not help...

  54. I'm afraid I'm going to die of fear before anything else!
    ... couldn't find anything else wrong with him. I'm on Xanax for panic attacks, depression and constant anxiety...

  55. Very heavy smoker in need of help
    ... glad. I used patches (21 mg.) and nicorette gum and xanax and i made fake cigs out of filters and rolling papers...

Swine Flu (H1N1) board

  1. What is happening to me?? Please help.
    ... my arms and legs and tight chest, etc. i took a xanax and waited - then i went to sleep. but again, same...
    ... syndrome? ..which can also include the arms. Take the xanax next time this happens which I am guessing is every ... those don't always work and some people find Valium or xanax do the same thing....
    ... even though I was exhausted. I took 1/2 of a 0.25 Xanax , which at least helped me get up and ready for work...
    ... much of a PB&J sandwich as I could and then took 1/2 Xanax . That finally got me back to sleep and I slept until...
    ... my anxiety for a year it was so intense I also took Xanax wich helped but after a year of taking Xanax 3 times ... to .5 mg a dose. I had the worst anxiety ever, the xanax did so many weird things to me, I had constant balance ... All this is anxiety but also the side effects of Xanax if taking everyday 3times a day for a year. I thought ... normal. It is scary. My advice to you try not to take Xanax unless you need it. it's good but not for long term ... sorry my post is long but i want all to know that my xanax use led to many other problems. I wish you the best...
    ... to start then hes upping it to 10mg if needed) and Xanax (.5). I was hesitant on taking both at first but...
    ... I just had to take a Xanax to try to get the burning sensation to go away!! I...
    ... 2. Don't feel bad because you are taking a benzo ( Xanax , Ativan, etc.). These meds were actually made for ... and they do help. Just take as prescribed. I took Xanax 2 times a day when I had severe anxiety attacks. ...
    ... with those jerks you mentioned....i am on lexapro and xanax and i just barely make it through the day.....i am...
    ... for me please....i know i ain't sleeping tonight..... xanax and lexapro here i come........
    ... passes. Also, try not to rely too heavily on the Xanax . It is only a bandaid and you will become dependent...
    ... to 8 months. Since then I haven't taken Celexa or Xanax . But this spring I went to the doctor and got some...
    ... NOT cause that....lexapro just keeps me existing... xanax just makes me a zombie......the doctor said my throat...

  2. Suboxone Withdrawals
    ... rest. If you have anything to help you sleep, like xanax , soma, benadryl, nyquil, etc. try it. Drink a ton...

Share Your Depression Story board

  1. Why can't emotions just have an off switch?
    ... to explain it. He gave me a light prescription for Xanax (0.25mg, half a pill when I need it) and it has helped ... just coming unhinged. I took several doses of the Xanax (I was already taking much less than the max dosage...

  2. dealing with depression
    ... the medicines so I'm not jittery or groggy (I have Xanax to take at bedtime when I need it), but am still finding...
    ... me too makes it even better! Claire I take a Xanax at bedtime probably every other day, so do still end...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. Finally!! A diagnosis! I have SVT and Hypoglycemia
    ... bpm, I took a drink of cold water along with some Xanax , I started to calm down and my heart started to slow...

  2. hypoglycemia & anxiety
    ... problem that could get fixed. I still need to take my Xanax occassionaly, but the last few days I've changed my...
    ... anxiety is at it's peak unless I miss a meal. I take Xanax and eat breakfast and feel better. It is strange ... eating well and often seems to help. I am also taking Xanax and don't think I could function without it, but even ... Xanax doesn't cure everything, so exercise and healthy food ... can do about a thyroid problem though accept take Xanax . Let us know what the results are of your testing...
    ... go hand in hand. I had to change my diet and I took xanax . It really took quite a while until I got over the...

  3. hypoglycemia and panic attacks
    ... posts before (I suffer frm panic attacks and now am on xanax which makes me really really tired). Actually the ... xanax was perscribed at 1mg 3x a day and I have never actually...
    ... hypoglycemia so stop worrying and thinking about it xanax is helpful but best taken only as needed, carry a...

  4. hypoglycemia and smoking
    ... tiny but of smoking seems to calm me down a bit. Xanax just makes me tired and a little depressed....

Chronic Pain board

  1. Is it possible to die from Major attack?
    ... are other types of meds, (benzodiazapines) such as Xanax and Valium, that you take only as needed, for panic ... pressure. I've found that since I was given a script for Xanax , I can take it when I start to feel that way and it...

  2. Mri Tomorrow, Sorry Ive Been Awol~
    ... to get an open MRI because quite frankly, even with Xanax , ect I just cannot do the closed one. It sucks...
    ... we'll all be there with you. I've already taken my Xanax ! ;) Let us know how it goes, when you can. I'm here...

  3. I'm So Spent and Exhausted Right Now... Please Help!
    ... bit better. I already have a brand new refill on my Xanax , so that helps too. If I take it at night, it should...

  4. Some Prayers For My S-I-L, Please??
    ... haven't felt well since this started. Thank God for Xanax ! Hugs, CMP/MM...