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  1. social anxiety
    ... effexor is a different antidepressant. benzos such as xanax are helpful and best taken only as needed, disolving...
    ... exception to the rule. I know a women who came off of Xanax with minimal effort after three years of Xanax + Paxil...

  2. Xanax Withdrawals
    ... tablets to make up the dose you need. for panic attacks, xanax as needed is best, rather than every day, remember ... that a dose of xanax only lasts about 2 hours, disolved under the tongue...
    ... tablets to make up the dose you need. for panic attacks, xanax as needed is best, rather than every day, remember ... that a dose of xanax only lasts about 2 hours, disolved under the tongue...

  3. Should I take the anti-anxiety medicine?
    ... anxiety. She takes paxil. Be aware that alprazolam ( xanax ) is a short term panic attack medication that is very...

  4. attacks in cars????
    ... the other cars around you and smile, benzos such as xanax help and act quickly,but sedation can effect reflexes...

  5. Did Xanax ever quit working for anyone???
    ... while to build up in the system and become effective. xanax as needed is effective but buspar only as needed does ... nothing, some docs wrongly think xanax is addictive for everyone and prescribe buspar instead ... promoted to docs as 'the non addictive alternative to xanax ' however buspar even when taken daily is also innefective ... for panic attacks..... extra xanax would have helped, dissolving the tablet under the ... tongue is fastest xanax tablets are deactivated by hot storage , keep them...
    ... xanax is highly effective. It could tranqualize an elephant ... and you'll be fine. Buspar isnt nearly effective as xanax . If you're interested, a new type of xanax was made ... . Xanax time released....
    ... especially to hry33! I just needed to increase my Xanax dosage to 0.50 mg when having a more intense panic ... attacks during the day, which I get under control with Xanax . On average I use about 0.75 mg a day. Hopefully...

  6. Overcoming addition to Klonzapin
    ... as needed because it is not a fast acting med like xanax and ativan. It is used to control daily anxiety along...

  7. New here. Could use an ear...
    ... after a breakup with my gf). I have about 300 1mg xanax pills here I havent taken in a while. I am so lost...

  8. tingling sensations
    ... about it, but now it comes and goes. I'm w/d from xanax and I think that contributes as well as my frequent...

  9. Alcohol and anxiety...anyone else??
    ... painful to get off of it the first time. I have some Xanax that I rely on if the anxiety gets to be too much...

  10. Dizziness
    ... so sure that is the route I want to go. I do take xanax as needed, I have for years. Ususally only get my...

  11. Xanax
    ... I've taken 1/2 mg. of Xanax everyday for almost 7 years and never had a problem ... one day the attacks came back and I went back on the Xanax ...this time at a lower dose. I get the feeling I...
    ... go to a psychologist. Well, since I started taking Xanax , my life has been much better. My blood pressure...
    ... xanax only lasts about 2 hours, so what seem like withdrawls...
    ... I have been taking xanax on an "as needed" basis for three years. (.25mg) I...
    ... feel out of it all day. Doc. gave me a script for Xanax & I feel like myself again. What is more important...
    ... I think it is okay to take XANAX as long as you use it wisely...Just common sense....
    ... I have been prescribed Xanax XR 2MG Tab, it's brand new out on the market and is...

  12. Xanax for anxiety and sexual problems ?
    ... I'm also wondering if Xanax helps calm you down to a point where you are able ... when being intimate with my dh. I do know if I talk a xanax before, I relax better and am not as inhibited. I ... think most Dr. are very reluctant to prescribe xanax for individual problems like that. I have been on ... withdrawal symtoms. I'd think twice before taking xanax reguarally. But again maybe it depends how severe...
    ... tests to say what meds are best for a persons anxiety, xanax is effective for everyone but the rest are experimental ... xanax should be taken only as needed and not every day,...

  13. Feeling pretty ill ... anxiety / panic / stress ??
    ... therapy and an anxiety-blocking medication such as Xanax or Buspar. Don't be afraid to be assertive with your...

  14. does anyone else out there have this problem?
    ... but they are not true anti anxiety meds like valium, xanax etc. Depression and GAD tend to go hand to hand and...

  15. keep your valium type meds cool
    ... can get very hot. this includes ativan, klonapin, xanax and many others...

  16. SSRI's not for me and what about ativan tolerance
    ... months and developed a tolorance. But I've taken 0.5 of Xanax everyday for almost 6 years and never felt the urge...

  17. Just need to talk
    ... the meds, strange side effects but have been taking xanax on and off for years as needed. Actually, just knowing...

  18. please read
    ... the next few months, and NONE of them helped except Xanax . Finally, I gave in and began seeing a therapist and ... not need my "emergency" meds anymore (I changed from Xanax to Klonopin). I still have them JUST IN CASE, but...

  19. funny feeling in chest
    ... Hi everyone Yesterday I started taking xanax (.5mg) for anxiety. It seems to relieve all of my symptoms ... a symptom of anxiety, but if it were, wouldn't the xanax take it away? Has anyone else had this?...

  20. valium type meds are safe for anxiety
    ... network site: Anti-anxiety agents, such as Ativan, Xanax , and Klonopin: These are the agents of choice for...
    ... I have taken valium, XANAX , and ativan (in the hospital). XANAX and Valium were ... making that up- the numbers dont lie, as Valium and Xanax in their day were once one of the most prescribed ... week or so, and had no problems with either Valium or Xanax . I too have never heard of anyone having poor health...

  21. help!
    ... anixety was cut by 3/4. There are lots of SSRI's to try. Xanax is also good to calm you quickly during an anixety...

  22. Imovaine??
    ... over the counter ones do the same thing to me. I take xanax and that puts me right to sleep most nights. (It's...

  23. anexity for years but new side effect started, HIVES
    ... it may be reducing your anxiety and panic attacks xanax as needed also helps but your dose is small. many...

  24. XANAX VS. ATIVAN
    ... I still don't understand why you would rather take xanax . Please explain. Ellen...
    ... to evagelou, neither ativan or xanax is addictive if taken sensibly and there is not much...
    ... Originally posted by hry33: to evagelou, neither ativan or xanax is addictive if taken sensibly... The problem with...
    ... very few anxiety sufferers ever become addicted to xanax or ativan if these meds really were all that dangerous...
    ... very few anxiety sufferers ever become addicted to xanax or ativan if these meds really were all that dangerous ... for more than 20 years (well, benzos, I don't think Xanax has been around that much). He prescribes them because...
    ... I've taken Xanax twice in my life. The first time I took it every day ... panic came back...again out of the blue. I'm back on Xanax , again taking it everyday only at a lower dose. I ... 100% certain that if it hadn't been for him and the Xanax that I wouldn't be around today to type this. I couldn ... you on this board seem to have a real problem with Xanax and the Doctors who prescribe it, and that's fine ... nobody is ever going to shake my faith in my Doctor or Xanax , because I truly believe it saved my life....
    ... very thankful for my doctor. And I do believe that Xanax was also a lifesaver for me. I was bedridden with...
    ... Whoever said that xanax isn't addictive is crazy. I try some days to take...

  25. Weelbutrin
    ... I was on Wellbutrin for depression and I was given Xanax for anxiety. Additionally, I was given Rivotril (Klonopin...

  26. Xanax, Over the counter replacement?
    ... unfortunately, alcohol. Alcohol and benzodiazepines like Xanax are cross-tolerant and effect basically the same receptors...
    ... glass of wine the affect is much like when you take a xanax . Well it is for me anyway.....But i don't drink and ... take XANAX at the same time. Has anyone had a drink then needed ... an XANAX ? what to you do then.......Most of the time, the wine...
    ... the chest pains to get a lot better. At any rate, xanax is also used to wing people off of heroin, etc. so ... have posted several times, if you are at a point of xanax , talk to your Doctor about klonopin instead. I still...
    ... once that Kava kava was an excellent substitute for Xanax ...yeah right! Studies in Europe supposedly confirmed...

  27. How do I start on Xanax?
    ... I've taken Xanax for years, it's never made me tired or dizzy like...
    ... know there was such a thing as an extended release Xanax , I've only ever taken the regular kind....
    ... same Doctor put you on Paxil that is now giving you xanax . I'm sure he does have a lot of maybe's and might ... anxiety attacks while driving and your doctor gave you xanax for that he should lose his license. If the bottle ... t suffer from severe panic attacks, you don't need xanax . If may be that you need xanax only as a supplement ... along with a milder daily drug such as your paxil. Xanax is very additive and has severe withdrawal symptoms ... put you on Klonipin which is your extended drug like xanax before they will put you on xanax and only if your ... had my best interest at heart. He put me on .25mg of xanax three times a day, then I was up to 0.5 three times ... Klonipin. I take about 7 times my original dosage of xanax , along with 1200mg of nuerontin for the seizures and ... ability to fuction mentally, the only thing I have left. Xanax was designed for only 6-8 weeks of use. It was to...
    ... I'm sorry you've had such a bad time with Xanax . I guess I'm one of the lucky ones. I took Xanax everyday ... little over 6 years. When they came back I went back on Xanax . But this time I took 0.5 once a day. I knew they ... allergic reaction to both, so I just stayed with the Xanax . I still have the 0.5 pills, but I cut them in half...
    ... documented cases of people who end up with seizures after Xanax discontinuation. It is a good anxiety medication...

  28. Help, Xanax questions!!!
    ... Don't drink with xanax although someone will post how they have for years ... . Xanax is very fast acting and is very addicting. I take ... some sleep in one session. If your condition warrants xanax only, then don't be afraid of it. It definately works ... with it. The SRRI, serzone increses the intensity of xanax 2 to 3 times. Good luck and check the drugs out at...

  29. quick relief plz!
    ... answer. There's Tranxene, which is not as addictive as Xanax but not as targeted. Both are in the same family ...

  30. New to Board, Advice?
    ... The last doctor tried the anxiety route perscribing Xanax , Paxil and nuerontin at different times to try and...

  31. Does anyone take a conventional med and also an herb?
    ... call your doc and ask. I was wondering about taking xanax and Zoloft with SAM-E. I looked it up and found that...

  32. New to the board
    ... of my anxiety. My psych. has recently perscribed xanax . I've avoided taken it for so long as I was worried ... hoping it will help me. I've read some past posts and xanax seems to have helped a lot of you. I'm worried about...
    ... same thing that you do to get off of something like XANAX can help when you go ON it. Cut the pill with a pill...
    ... Thanks for the replys eveyone. So I've been on xanax for just a little while now and I can feel that it...

  33. St, Johns Wart
    ... eventually made an appointment and was put on Zoloft and Xanax . I heard it takes a while for you to even notice...

  34. XANAX users.
    ... From one Houstonian to another~ I'm on xanax ,but try to only take it twice a week. If I start taking ... well. I took prozac and in no way did it feel like xanax ..no comparison! Renee :) [This message has been...
    ... posted by Citykittie: the new one wanted to ween me off xanax she acted like I was on a forbidden drug. I went ... to another doctor and told him I wanted back on xanax and he told me "he didn't want to drug me up." Why ... story short, I have been on the following for anxiety: Xanax , Valium, Paxil, Prozac. The one's that worked? You ... guessed correctly- Xanax and Valium. I literally had to brow beat my doctor ... in the past- and that for me was Valium, but I got XANAX , which is OK too. I had already tried 2 SSRI's and...
    ... My story is, is that xanax has helped me tremendously. I had a horrible panic ... doing great for over 4 years. My regular Dr. hates xanax and always talks negative about it, I haven't told ... now feeling more confident and wish to get off the xanax . I've lowered it to .25. The problem is is that NOW ... symptoms. I was also VERY careful in how I took my xanax and yet my body did develope tolerance and dependence ... may be difficult. My goal is to wean totally off of xanax via valium (even if it takes a year or two) which ... been told anyway. After that i still plan on having xanax around ONLY for those times I really need it. I will...
    ... quite easy to develope a psychological addiction to xanax , this is cured often by giving the person some placebo ... tablets that look like xanax but have no active ingredient, try carrying a few ... xanax with you, instead of taking them sometimes you can...
    ... You say that you are careful when you take XANAX , yet you say "you pop a pill for the sake I don't ... Valium is easier to wean off of is full of crap. BOTH XANAX and Valium are easy to get off of if NOT taken as...
    ... SSRI crap, when I knew all along that benzos like XANAX and Valium do the trick FOR ME. It's just the "pop ... that. I understand TOTALLY the reason why you take XANAX , after all, I take have a prescription for it too ... pill. Funny, my Doctor was actually CONVINCED that XANAX was MUCH easier to quit than Valium. She's full of ... takes MORE pills to do the same thing that one little XANAX would do. Thats why the pill cutter may be the best...
    ... I have been taking xanax with out abusing it for 25 years. Started taking it ... people experence with effexor and paxil, what makes xanax that much worse. Not that I EVER plan on stopping ... xanax . I have an anxiety disorder (GAD), what would ever ... my future. I consider it like having Diabeties, and xanax is the insulin. when I am on a good SSRI , I only ... need a xanax at night........
    ... symptoms. Nickey, Yes, your doctor is full of it. Xanax is more addictive than Valium, since it is more potent ... . For example, 1 mg. Xanax = 20 mgs. Valium. But it has a shorter half-life than ... down to 1 mg...which would be pretty hard to do with Xanax ...it would be hard to cut a 1mg. Xanax into 20 pieces...
    ... when I am on a good SSRI , I only need a xanax at night..... See I am the same. At night I seem ... to panic. I went 3 months without taking any xanax . But the panic is terrible right now. All day. I ... got so addicted to those. I was never addicted to xanax . Instead of taking a xanax as needed to just calm...
    ... going to say "Look I know this works (lexapro and xanax ) . My first p/doc thought it was a better idea for ... fumes. Turned out all these kids took like 4 - 6 xanax at lunch. Now even if it was just .25mg could you...
    ... remember- it is a business.... True about cutting the XANAX , Jennita! I did it though-it was so funny- the last ... fumes. Turned out all these kids took like 4 - 6 xanax at lunch. Now even if it was just .25mg could you...
    ... same general internist for 25 years, he has given me xanax for all these years. When I first started taking them ... really severe panic attacks. I got through them with xanax and don't have them any more. Then I just had really ... thing about the food interactions freaked me out! So xanax was the key.... When they started coming out with ... the latest SSRI , I was having to take 2 or 3 pink xanax a day. Now I am back to one at night. It is easy when ... would get sick, but why would I do that. I did get off xanax myself when I was 25 for 2 years to get pregnant with ... feel alright. After I had my son I started taking xanax again. As far as a cognitive loss, I can't tell what ... 's being 45 and what might be from xanax . I can say my life would have been hell 24/7 without ... xanax . I gets it's a personal choice, but for me there has...
    ... life was very much enhanced also when I started the xanax because the panic was 24/7 for me too....I'm hoping ... the breakthough symptoms and anxiety in the morning? Xanax only lasts about 5-6 hours for me, before I feel the...
    ... upsetting is happening.... But on a good SSRI, one xanax at night works well for me... I am sure I will be ... taking one xanax a day for the rest of my life... Which is fine with...
    ... It has been fried into doctor's heads that Xanax is a bad drug to give, because it is highly addictive ... I did at the time, know of another person who took Xanax 2mg x3 a day, It did wonders for her.. ) I do believe ... the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Alprazolam ( Xanax )and clonazepam (Klonopin) are used in the treatment ... this is what has made doctor's paranoid about the Xanax .. but if u notice, it says MAY be habit forming. If...
    ... my life I might as well being taking a placebo. Xanax does wonders for me as a secondary pill. Brian ... To update. My gen doc today didn't want to give me xanax either. I was having an anxiety attack before I saw ... my pulse at 110. And when he said he didn't think xanax was a good idea I began to shake and start crying ... Klonopin because it had a longer lasting effect than xanax and was basically the same thing. If it is the same ... medication mix of luck, but he said it was the same as xanax . So here I go again.... [This message has been edited...
    ... Klonopin is not quite the same thing as Xanax, but if Xanax has helped you in the past, Klonopin will help you ... now. It might make you drowsy, while Xanax usually doesn't. And of course, the same precautions...
    ... Hi, Fellow Xanax users. Question, I take .25 3 X a day. It doesn't ... to see what the h*l* they gave me and they say it's xanax , just made by a differnt company. Not sure I believe...
    ... Originally posted by Healingmylife: Hi, Fellow Xanax users. Question, I take .25 3 X a day. It doesn't ... to see what the h*l* they gave me and they say it's xanax , just made by a differnt company. Not sure I believe ... Anyone take a round pill? Thanks! Healy I have taken xanax for over 6 years and I have taken both round and oval ... body size has nothing to do with dosage. If I were on Xanax for only a year, I would talk to my doctor about switching ... on an alarm clock schedule of 6 hour intervals for xanax . You will probably build up a tolerance to xanax as ... are all different. I don't want to scare you about xanax if it is the only thing that will work for you, you ... they do not think it is a good idea to switch me from xanax although they would have liked to. Personally I will ... say, xanax definately does work if you have to have it. Just...

  35. Can anyone relate to my problem?
    ... than deny that I have it. I recently got a scrip for xanax ...I'm taking a very very low dose so we'll see if...

  36. HELP I'M LOSIN' IT..I BLEW MY TOP!!!!
    ... Right this minute I'm drinking a cooler and popping xanax . I feel like I'm going to explode!!!!! My gosh I...

  37. How Long Can Tension HeadAches Last For The Longest?
    ... anxiety anxiety... thats what is causing them.. take a xanax to relax your muscles and a light painkiller, should...
    ... you are very tense, you need to relax, do you have xanax ? valuim? that they will relax your muscles.. also...
    ... Where can i get xanax or valuims or are they doctor perscribed. ...
    ... going on that you cant relax.. and ask him for a few xanax or valuim to help you to relax.. sure he would give...
    ... sure it will come back i just found this somewhere XANAX ® is in a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Controlled ... clinical trials have demonstrated that XANAX is effective in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety ... without agoraphobia. (Safety and effectiveness of XANAX in individuals below 18 years of age have not been ... established. For more Important Safety Information about XANAX , click here.) Its for people 18 and up or somthing...

  38. TensionHeadaches
    ... also whats good is taken a muscle relaxer such as xanax , valuim, aswell as a painkiller.. doc cant really...

  39. Unusual anxiety question?
    ... have a better holiday that way. I also feel that Xanax is very helpful during the really rough periods. ...

  40. Social Anxiety Disorder?
    ... been treated for 4 years. I was on paxil for 3 years, xanax etc.. We are just doomed to this...

  41. Difference between Valium and Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)?
    ... really must take a benzo for anxiety, I'd recommend Xanax . But only if you really must. The dependency risk...

  42. SRRI VS BENZO's for anxiety
    ... I took Celexa and Xanax both. Celexa killed my sex drive!! (talk about depression ... ...gain weight and take away my libido. . .lol). Xanax gave me the opposite reaction becuase it relaxes me ... incredibly. With much effort, I quit the Celexa. Take Xanax only as needed! That is very important as the Benzo ... would. Also, if taken in excess or regularly the Xanax give me some negative side effects such as feeling...
    ... nzodiazepines. I speak from personal experience. I've taken Xanax for 6 months straight, every single day, twice a day ... overnight. There have been BILLIONS,BILLIONS, BILLIONS ( xanax , valium, clonopin, ativan, ETC, etc!) of prescriptions...

  43. prozac and unexplained problems!!!
    ... fact, but WHY are SSRI's PUSHED SO MUCH WHEN VALIUM, XANAX , ETC have been around so long and are PROVEN to work ... Pigs-they can p**s off, and I'll take my Valium or XANAX if I need it AS NEEDED, thank you very much. I am...

  44. Back on Meds... anyone familiar with Paxil CR
    ... on for approximately 12 years. My doc prescribed Xanax on an as needed basis throughout, which absolutely ... I finally called my husband to bring my bottle of Xanax to me after 2 hours of trying to calm myself down ... attacks and also recommends that I continue to have the Xanax with me at all times. I really hate taking meds and ... feel that the Xanax has kill my libido :( (what a bonus!) Can anyone...
    ... the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with you always, many of us do this.sometimes just...
    ... the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with you always, many of us do this.sometimes just...
    ... the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with you always, many of us do this.sometimes just...
    ... If you think Xanax kills libidos, you are in for a rude awakening with ... t. I didn't and will never take an SSRI again. If XANAX has worked for you for so long, why not just continue ... talking to someone about this? IF not, that and the Xanax might be a better alternative than mixing all kinds...
    ... reason why the doc is trying Paxil is because the Xanax can be so addictive. I am going to give it a few...
    ... You could have built up Xanax tolerance. This is up to you, but if this is the case ... you need to increase your dose or quit the Xanax . How long were you taking it? What is your average ... daily dose? I am tapering from Xanax . It helped me with the anxiety but I don't need it...
    ... reason why the doc is trying Paxil is because the Xanax can be so addictive. I am going to give it a few ... them today. Slow and steady is the best way. As for Xanax , I took .5 mg a day for about 6 months, and went off...

  45. difference between xanax and valium
    ... Xanax and Valium are different in that their half lifes ... are different. Xanax is quick to work and quick to leave, which is bad ... Valium lasts longer in your body. The reason why xanax is bad for this is becuase it can make it extremely ... scary feeling in my head. My doctor switched me from xanax to klonopin and the burning went away, and i dont ... soon as the the klonopin wears off. In my opinion, xanax is a bad idea especially if you get in the habit of...
    ... to jason, you may need more xanax , some need a higher benzo dose than others...
    ... Xanax helps with anxiety but not for sleeplessness. I used...
    ... Jason, Xanax and Valium are both benzo type medications, but as ... kinda)- Valium is more of a general "sedative" and Xanax more targeted to anxiety symptoms. Lots of people ... take Xanax as needed, same with Valium. I've used both, and while ... I prefer Valium because it works so FAST, Xanax is good for anxiety also. I would say though, that...
    ... I, too, was given Xanax (.25mg). I found that I almost became like "immune...

  46. What kind of therapy is good for anxiety?
    ... SO, she compromised with me and gave me a pres. for Xanax , which worked for me nearly as good as Valium. BUT...

  47. does anyone understand how i feel.
    ... them. I am terrified to try any of them. I do take xanax as needed, although it took me forever to try that...
    ... look it up on the net. any valium type meds such as xanax , etc wuuld help and these dont have any nasty side...

  48. can caffeine or alcohol trigger the jitters and dizzyness?
    ... of it. (for anxiety) I am also slowly weening off xanax , now down to 1mg a day. I've been feeling pretty...
    ... still happen when the effexor is working, take more xanax to deal with them, also the effexor cauld be upped...

  49. I think it's the Benzo's
    ... Anxiety. They tried a couple meds at first, Prevacid and Xanax for about 3 months, then the Doctor put me on Buspar...
    ... Xanax , Klonopin, and Buspar are not really good for your...
    ... time coming off an original dose of 0.25 mg/day of Xanax . And I know there's people who take six times as much ... per day. I had IBS in the beginning of my Xanax taper and took Zelnorm for 6 weeks. After that the...

  50. Dizziness anyone?
    ... information helped. I'm currently tapering off of xanax and am feeling quit weak and dizzy. My anxiety is...

  51. Trying to stay positive, BUT....
    ... starting Prozac. To me, it makes no sense. I have taken xanax before, and that is a no go. It worked good, but the...
    ... six months). For the anxiety and panic I was put on Xanax (tapering now, was very effective). I took Rivotril ... to Tranxene for the same (both very easy to quit). Xanax , Rivotril and Tranxene are benzos. I cannot give an...
    ... six months). For the anxiety and panic I was put on Xanax (tapering now, was very effective). I took Rivotril ... to Tranxene for the same (both very easy to quit). Xanax , Rivotril and Tranxene are benzos. I cannot give an ... believe it when I was told that, BTW)?! I will say that Xanax was a good medication, but like I said, that one side...

  52. I need some advice please!
    ... taken for anxiety, and I have taken Paxil, PRozac, Xanax , and Kava Kava, is Valium -BAR NONE. It gets in QUICKLY...
    ... of addictive behaviors. I was prescribed to take Xanax everyday for almost 6 months. Did I take it that way ... exposed to drugs such as benzos and opiates" I took Xanax for 6 months and Valium over teh course of 3 months...

  53. alcahol, the traditional medication
    ... ALCOHOL sounds so much like BENZODIAZEPINES... ( xanax , ativan, etc) Doesnt it Jennita? :) [img]http:...
    ... it all I love to travel. I'm about to start taking xanax and see if I can get my life back....

  54. Hypnotism
    ... to hide when it storms, consumed by fear. I have xanax , but just got it yesterday and have not taken it yet...
    ... worked for me was cognitive behavioral therapy. The Xanax just made the attacks less severe and frequent, but...
    ... with panic attacks, desensitisation helps. take the xanax as needed, it acts quickly and is very useful, it...

  55. Xanax during pregnancy? Scared!
    ... Don't stop the Xanax abruptly. Taper down real slowly, in case you have...
    ... pregnant stops all anxiety and panic attacks, many take xanax while pregnant with no problems...
    ... Originally posted by hry33: ... many take xanax while pregnant with no problems I disagree. These...

  56. Kava Kava is NOT TOXIC!
    ... I think that when people combined Kava Kava with Xanax or like... thinking it was ok because Kava Kava is...

  57. Does any one???
    ... know I was born wired this way.... I have been taking xanax for the last 20 years, I am 45 now....it has been...

  58. Natural alternative to anxiety medication???
    ... Vitamins....Wonder if it can be taken with an occassional Xanax ? is there a drug interaction with the two? thanx bride527...

  59. bizarre, unheard of symptoms....please i need some help..
    ... it. It really helped me alot. I'm on Zoloft and xanax , and have overcome my fears. I will stay on it forever...

  60. cautionary tale about high daily dose of benzos
    ... anyone who is or thinking of taking Benzodiazapines ( xanax , valuim, klonopin, etc.) Benzodiazapines like Klonopin ... online and sought help for Benzodiazapine (klonopin, xanax , valium, etc.) withdrawal. Turns out I had to slowly...

  61. Could this all be down to stress?
    ... either. NUTHIN! Yea! oh, I did have that devil drug xanax but it did nothing by this point. It's a miracle I...

  62. what is xanax?
    ... Xanax and other benzodiazepines are simply, as one doctor ... addictions doctor. Just try to be careful in regards to Xanax ; for occassional anxiety, I'd recommend a stiff drink...
    ... harmful). The panic attacks were controlled with Xanax and other meds. I learned how to cope through therapy...
    ... am, we have a lot of them. I was just prescribed xanax last Wednesday and this amy sound stupid, but how ... it with food or anything? Also, they didn't have xanax , so they gave me the generic and told me it was the ... same as xanax . Is that true?...
    ... and that would make me cry alot. Kidding aside, Xanax will not make the weather change....the dangers will ... usually don't have major damage. Try not to take Xanax everyday or you could be in danger of dependancy,...
    ... it with food or anything? Also, they didn't have xanax , so they gave me the generic and told me it was the ... same as xanax . Is that true? Check the name, if it is alprazolam ... , it's Xanax . The generic's cheaper, so you're in luck. How much...

  63. muscle twitching
    ... and I hardly notice them at all. I am on Zoloft and Xanax , and have been re-training myself not to be so concerned...
    ... anxiety. I take effexor and am slowly weening off xanax . I have found that the more anxious I am the more ... my arm and fingers uncontrollaby untill I take my xanax to help calm me down. My dr said that twitching is...
    ... stopped taking my Zoloft because of the cost. I do take Xanax on occasion when I am feeling anxious - to calm me...

  64. Zoloft and Alcohol
    ... hry33..have you ever had a drink if you had taken a xanax a few hourse before? If you take a pill and then went...
    ... Bride: Taking Xanax and alcohol should not be frequent. I only did it...

  65. Driving Woes
    ... the other cars around you and smile, benzos such as xanax help and act quickly,but sedation can effect reflexes...
    ... As for meds, I am so hesistant to take them. I took Xanax for a while, and literally had to chug down Citrucel...

  66. prozac and Anxiety
    ... Prozac, but on Zoloft. It did not work for me, but Xanax did. In general benzodiazepins are better for panic...
    ... small chance it wont ever work some benzos such as xanax also help if taken as needed but many docs refuse...

  67. zoloft/klonopin for anxiety
    ... with the Klonopin. Take it easy, I also find that Xanax (another benzo, like Klonopin) is harder to quit compared...
    ... doing this. Klonopin will help you sleep, just like xanax until you build up a tolerance to it. I go though...
    ... question. From reading so many posts on klonopin and xanax , I'm paranoid now about the addiction and the withdrawal...
    ... years now (I'm now 22 years old). I was originally on Xanax for it, then they gave me ALL different kinds of meds ... about this drug! As for withdrawls - Since I was on Xanax EVERYDAY for 6 months (a strong dose, the exact number...

  68. Please, I need your advise, lots of it.
    ... likely to be too wound up to sleep. Started taking Xanax at night to help w/sleep. Noticed a suseptability ... to addiction to xanax after a month or so of taking it. Cut back on the ... Xanax . Started counceling for stress at work but continued...

  69. options??
    ... big controversy and much much debate on the use of xanax , that is one of the few meds that I have found that...

  70. sometimes an antidepressant med never works
    ... promoted, probably partly to discourage use of them , xanax , etc as alternative meds.benzos arent patented anymore...
    ... promoted, probably partly to discourage use of them , xanax , etc as alternative meds.benzos arent patented anymore...

  71. more than meds needed
    ... taking meds, an antidepressant and a benzo such as xanax or valium being the most popular.Paxil or aropax is...

  72. Question about xanax
    ... issues/problems when they taper-off/discontiue taking xanax , as well as just about any medication. Fortunately ... for me, using xanax has provide great relief in times of great discomfort ... number (it's all relative.) My advise is study up on xanax , talk to your doctor, and then experiment and see...
    ... just take it every day for the heck of it. I used xanax daily (2-4x day, 1/2 tablet) while I was going through ... deep breathing, positive thinking, etc. I think Xanax was a godsend for me and my panic attacks - but I ... no better. I've tried a few of them and I'll take xanax any day. I had absolutely no withdrawal symptoms...
    ... Thank you both for your input. I do agree that xanax has always worked just fine for me. The thing I like...
    ... the prescription like other people complain about. Xanax is some good medicine for those who need it and can ... doctors orders. I find it odd that people think that Xanax no longer works for them just because they don't feel ... functional and present with out the irritation. I also get Xanax for my bladder which tends to spasm along with my ... adhesion dammage I have had to my innards. I know xanax is helping my bladder medicine work better when my ... pain. I don't get high. No one should get high on xanax . kat...
    ... And even after all of that, if you still need your xanax occasionally, well, then so be it. Take your med,...
    ... not anticipating them. I have never heard this with xanax . Have you?...
    ... anxious moments my dog always makes me feel better. Xanax is low doses and taken "only when needed" will not...
    ... not anticipating them. I have never heard this with xanax . Have you?<< Sarah, I have never heard of using ... Xanax as an anxiety preventative before the episode. I have ... know how that might work. So do you think that taking Xanax that way will quell the anticipation of having a panic...

  73. WARNING TO ALL XANAX USERS!!! IMPORTANT!!!!!
    ... My doctor would not prescribe xanax for me for that reason. Though I still wish he would...
    ... thinking about my neighbor, who happens to be taking xanax . She's told me (in the past) that she would take ... that bothers her. I don't know if she still takes xanax as I haven't spoken to her in quite a while. My hope...
    ... people claimimng to be addicted to xanax are often swapped to an inactive placebo tablet and ... then become addicted to it xanax is far less addictive than alcahol or many other things ... are simply due to the return of the anxiety that the xanax was stopping in general, theres far too much mass ... hysteria about xanax ...
    ... predispositions do tend to have a rough time with Xanax . But is that not true with so many things? Alcohol ... why there is not a bigger uproar about Alcohol than Xanax . Just like there are some folks who should never let ... meds are more agreeable. The problems are not with Xanax as a medication. The problems are with Xanax as a ... of medical problem that can and will benefit from Xanax and where Xanax would be contraindicated for either ... chemistry type. I've had a standing prescription of Xanax FOR YEARS! I don't have any trouble what so ever with ... way to fast before they put me on a beta blocker. Xanax kept me from having a heart attack. Or after my Colon ... literally tense, like in the spastic colon department. Xanax is a great anti-spasmodic. So there are real and valid ... uses for Xanax and I think it's too bad that there's this huge focus ... society that I fail to see the dpeth of fears regarding Xanax . I sure do wish everyone who is so fastidius and conscious ... about Xanax and on the personal quest to warn the unsuspecting...
    ... antidepressants) are not addictive and better to take than XANAX . Well I know lots of people who are taking those drugs ... hard. Tell me that isn't an addicition. If you take XANAX as you need it and in low doses I don't believe for...
    ... migraines. I've had migraines last literally for weeks. Xanax was prescribed along with other medications to handle ... extremely lousey genetics. Some of us don't have fun on Xanax . We simply get a chance to NOT suffer. We just get...
    ... I started taking xanax in May 1999 when i started having anxiety/panic attacks ... palpitations. Since i was having them BEFORE i started the xanax i can say that i don't feel that xanax causes it. ... I asked my Dr. one day if i could just stop the xanax and then ween off the atenelol and see what happened...
    ... know. You should have never been on somtething like Xanax at all. You were not ill. Not from anything the drugs ... see your point. At the place in life where you got Xanax , it probably was more of a drug than a medicine for ... literally could not think. No, it wasn't the evil Xanax . It was hormonal. My hair was starting to fall out ... specific though. Not to ALL of us dysfunctionals who take Xanax . Just to those who are healthy and have no need for...
    ... Actually, I was on Ativan, a cousin of Xanax . Diabetes is a physical illness, anxiety is not! That ... other ways besides drugs. Interesting you mention that Xanax was more "like a drug" for me, since the almighty ... least that's one honest physician. Some people pop Xanax before flying. Some have a glass of wine. But I'd ... be given such psychoactive drugs for the heart like Xanax ...beta blockers are a different story. My mom is on...
    ... if xanax is concentrated alcahol, it has the advantage on not...
    ... Originally posted by hry33: if xanax is concentrated alcahol, it has the advantage on not...
    ... fact. The Neurologist had no trouble with my taking Xanax ! In fact, he wanted me to take more Xanax. And Trazadone ... Suppositories and I had lots of anti spasmodics, including Xanax on hand. I wound up having to take extra Hyoscyamine ... , bentyl, 2 phenergan suppositories and xanax to pull out of the bowel crisis. If I had gone to ... proper replacement will just be on my bad list. Oh and Xanax ? Between all the ups and downs and mega dosing of ... all the other meds I don't need xanax right now!!!!!!! So you anti Xanax folks should be ... more than happy about that one. I skipped the xanax but now we have max doses of several meds on board ... NOT bring a sense of peace to me. but I don't need xanax to handle that anxiety. NOPE, Because, amazinglyly ... one up on the war against drugs. They can take my Xanax away and I wouldn't care. But I then just take 20 ... kind of sense doesn't it? So, as far as the great Xanax debate goes, my feelings are this.....if you don't...
    ... I think they should make a XANAX MESSAGE BOARD on this site. This is really getting ... stressfull. Xanax as an emergency situiation requires or regular dose ... as a last resort. Xanax only if condition out weights side effects and withdrawal ... then try to get Klonopin first becuase after being on xanax on a regular dosage for a long time it is hard to ... can and it is a better and longer lasting drug. If xanax is the only answer to stop your attacks then you have ... nothing stronger for stopping attacks except more Xanax . Emergencies only and a last resort. One more thing ... must stress from experience. Do not take sezone with xanax , it increases the effects of xanax 2 to 3 times. If ... you are on serzone and xanax regularly it is okay but be aware if you go off serzone ... the half-life rate of it, you will be going off the xanax level at the same time and its half-life is a fifth ... quit for the night and go have a panic attack, take a xanax and have some side effects. I don't mean to be mean...
    ... Of course Xanax is addictive...its a Benzodiazepine Tranqulizer.It ... I have had PD/Agorapobia,GAD for 8 years.I took Xanax for 4 1/2 years routinely,have taken it since being ... have a prob with a Dr prescribing a higher dosage of Xanax to someone with General everyday Anxiety.Not GAD,just...
    ... jasmine30 You are 100% right, xanax in not for GAD. Also since you had no side effects ... going off of xanax means you should not have been on it in the first ... drug Metetoporol is listed as a drug interaction with xanax . I was given this to with xanax which was raising...
    ... Actually any mild tranquilizer such as ativan or Xanax , or Valuim... can lead to deeper depression. Being ... becoming more depressed or are taking a drug such as Xanax with an anti-depressive, Speak with your prescribing ... could end up doing something really stupid. I was on Xanax for 6 month, but gave the drug up, because I never...
    ... because it became a major condition at the time when xanax levels were being lowered. I am probably 1 in a million...

  74. valium and the other benzos
    ... effect, but that all the benzos had an antipanic effect xanax was also thought to have this special antipanic effect...
    ... Yes! Im Bipolar and I could wof down 20mg of Xanax without droping dead but the next day I would be paranoid ... high and side effects uncanny! Yes in proper dose Xanax and Clonopin stop my anexity and panic attacks [This...
    ... that xanax dose is much too high...
    ... an interesting thread. I've had a prescription of Xanax literally for years. Same doses, except at extreme ... that was one of the extreme times they increased my Xanax . After the Emergency surgery to get save my colon ... surgeries in less than a year. So right now I take Xanax at night to sleep because the Doctors are still unraveling...
    ... Funny thing is, Xanax can cause blood sugar problems, like low blood sugar...
    ... blood sugar that I had long long before I ever knew Xanax existed. So like with Glucophage and all it's evils ... the quality of life. No one else in my family takes Xanax . So Xanax didn't cause their form of the genetic problem...

  75. I just have to tell someone!
    ... currently taking Buspar (15 mg in the morning) and Xanax (.25 -.50 mg when needed). I've started therapy but ... store 2 blocks away from my home. I took .50 mg of Xanax an hour before I went. I was anxious but under control...