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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. taking xanax 1mg 2-3 x's a day! NOO!
    ... lightheadedness or derealisation your addiction to xanax is probably just psychological. you should only take ... xanax as needed,it acts quickly we all have our anxious ... there are ways of calming yourself apart from taking xanax carry a few xanax tablets with you at all times, quite...
    ... are exhibting signs of dependency and withdrawals. Xanax is very addictive - that's why most doctors won't...
    ... just detoxed in the Hospital. it is harder to kick Xanax then it is herion, it can cause major seizures, please...

  6. getting off lexapro
    ... withdrawal or minimizes the symptoms. I am tapering from Xanax very slowly and doing fine. Of course, if you haven...

  7. Who has recovered?
    ... I wson zoloft, then effexor with a PRN for xanax for 7 years, I went off, and maintained for about...
    ... get out of control (i do have a backup reserve of xanax just in case, but i have not needed any in months...

  8. Buspar
    ... attack and that it will calm me down (similarly to xanax or valium) anyone have this experience....
    ... is a tranquilliser that is different to valium or xanax it needs to be taken daily and takes some time to...
    ... nothing wrong with it. My Dr. also has me taking Xanax as needed (.25-.50 daily) for my panic attacks. He ... it but he understands that for now, it's needed. Xanax is habit- forming for some people, NOT ALL! Make...
    ... i suggest you get a new doc, you need any benzo, xanax , valium, etc to take as needed, they all act quickly...
    ... To: hry33 Xanax and Valium are minor-tranq. and Buspar is MISC. ANXIOLYTIC...

  9. Benzos like xanax/ ativan
    ... Benzos like Xanax and Ativan are usually prescribed long term to counteract ... newer age benzos are very potent...1mg. Ativan or .5 Xanax = 10mg. Valium or 25mg. Librium!...
    ... xanax has been heavily promoted and advertised for anxiety...
    ... Ativan never had any effect on me, but Xanax is like a wonder drug. It has an antidepressant effect...
    ... There is definately a difference in Ativan and Xanax . I'm not sure but I think it might be the anit spasmodic ... effect of Xanax that I don't remember being with Ativan. A lot of ... severe hot flashes. I had both those meds along with xanax because my heart was going crazy too. The SSRI and ... Tricyclic antidepressant for part of the problem and xanax for the regulation of my heart and inner spasms. It...
    ... I have never taken Xanax but I have taken Ativan for anxiety in the past. I...
    ... I've read a lot about the benzos like xanax and ativan, on this board and in other research online ... worked well, long-term? Is there anyone who takes xanax or ativan for years with continued success? I'd like...
    ... My experience with Xanax has been long term. Several years. I have no problems...
    ... are lucky. For that, we become better people. YES, Xanax , is addictive. YES, if you are unprepared you probably ... if you know your limits, just like alchohol. I keep Xanax in the cupboard but rarely take it. I realized when ... the power of a substance and it scared me. Yes the Xanax helped. It did what it was supposed to do. But then ... I didn't give a choice, I made a choice. So, yes, Xanax can be addictive, it is that type of substance. And...
    ... incertus;550021]I've read a lot about the benzos like xanax and ativan, on this board and in other research online ... worked well, long-term? Is there anyone who takes xanax or ativan for years with continued success? I'd like ... real experience says. Thanks. I have taken Xanax on and off for 11 years now, as needed mainly, but ... severe panic attacks again and I have been taking the Xanax again more. But I take it in small increments and ... that time, severe panic attack. It works great with Xanax , though X on it's own has saved my life. I would be...

  10. Taking xanax daily?
    ... taking xanax just to feel mellow is asking for trouble,IMO taking ... xanax every day is OK for a short period of exterme stress...
    ... I've had a prescription of Xanax FOR YEARS! I'm supposed to take it 3x a day for problems ... work with dose discrimination. Most people who get Xanax for years are very careful with their dosing and make ... sure to be ultra conservative. Xanax lasts for 4 hours. If there is an intense chronic ... problem that appears to be running in a long cycle, then Xanax is often combined with another less addicting med ... to pick up where the Xanax leaves off. Xanax is good for an immediate intense problem requiring ... a couple of days after the surgery so they gave me xanax to help out the antispasmodic and a major pain injection ... finally returned. If you are prudent with your dosing Xanax can help to provide a good full nights sleep. I have ... to hormonal problems, pain and a tachycardic heart, Xanax does help and works harmoniously with other meds. ... By staying on a low dose Xanax can be utilized as an assistive medication. And having ... to keep the individual in need of the kind of help Xanax provides, addiction free and less needy of too much...
    ... I take XANAX as needed. Sometimes three pills a week, sometimes...
    ... Benzos like Xanax will worsen pre-existing insomnias and anxieties over...

  11. I think I am killing myself with stress.
    ... about talking to my doc about taking a small dose of xanax at nighttime. And as soon as I find out more about...
    ... lexapro at the max dose, ask a pharmacist what this is xanax or similar will help you get off to sleep but it only...

  12. Can you drink on Xanax?
    ... keep in mind that if you drink and later on take a xanax you will probally get sleepy. So if your still out...
    ... I would say no. Dont drink and take Xanax . Been there done that. You do get really tired. Do...
    ... for keeping up ones morale many do this while on xanax and the other valium type meds xanax often makes ... experiment by having a couple of drinks at home while on xanax and see what happens be wary of driving if on xanax...

  13. How do I deal with this?
    ... So I don't want to take anything, but I do take Xanax and Lexapro. Just try to take it one day at a time...

  14. HVS and anxiety
    ... syndrome which is anxiety related. The DR prescribed xanax and said not to take it unless I absolutely had to...
    ... other stuff and then they send you on your way with xanax or ativan{they gave me xanax} knowing full well you...

  15. remeron??
    ... because of side effects or the meds didn't work. I take Xanax when needed but the doctor doesn't want me to take...

  16. SSRI's and brain damage??
    ... Hi, I was recently on a cocktail of psych meds - xanax and lexapro, first, then Buspar was added while I ... tapered off xanax . Long story short, the medication interaction caused ... and convulsions. So, doc took me off everything but xanax cold turkey (as that can cause seizures as well)....
    ... anxiety and depression but interacts with drugs like xanax . It increases the intensity of these type of drugs...

  17. Anxiety and Contraceptives
    ... I feel like I have the flu all the time and the xanax helps, but I just want to feel better!...

  18. antidpressents without side effects?
    ... back up to 10 mg. next week. I also take .25 mg. of Xanax as well and the combination does fine for me. What...
    ... all it's done is make my anxiety worse. I also take Xanax as needed but I don't have very many pills left and ... now I feel that the only thing that works for me is Xanax and I don't know how much longer my dr. will let me...
    ... pressure and dizzy and everything else and they gave me a Xanax and then I had a panic attack a couple day's later ... hands curled up and everything, so I have been on the Xanax for about 1 1/2 years. I take such a low dose that...
    ... I've been on xanax for 10 yrs and just started on Wellbutrin and so far ... I like the Wellb, i could say I'm dependant on the xanax as I need to carry them wherever I go but don't always...

  19. what works for you?
    ... Paxil CR and an occasional Xanax has worked wonder for me. Good luck!...
    ... lot of layers of difficult problems. The standard Xanax helps. Elavil and Prozac for help with physical pain...

  20. Freaking out lately. Please help!!
    ... allergic rhinitus, Turette's Syndrome, GERD, etc. I take xanax on an as-needed basis and Prevacid for the GERD. Oh ... had slept with my goose last night but had'nt taken xanax in 4 days). I went into the kitchen and opened the ... your head like in the cartoons. I'd love to take a xanax for this but that would help at first but only make...

  21. any side effects with lexapro?
    ... and I know he won't be happy that I want off it. Xanax works well for me but I don't think that he will let...

  22. Need advice for quitting effexor
    ... actually worked pretty well for my anxiety (I still had Xanax as a back-up), but I didn't like the weight that I...

  23. BuSpar making my anxiety worse?
    ... is working for me. I also have a prescription for xanax that my doctor gave me to use until the BuSpar starts...
    ... cold turkey and it was no problem. I then went onto Xanax . I noticed without the Buspar, I feel much more alert ... and have my senses back. I now only take Xanax if I feel a panic attack coming on, which has only...
    ... nearly obsessive worrying. I supplement the Buspar with Xanax but am careful with how many I take because I know ... there can be a dependence to Xanax . For those starting on Buspar I can only ask that...

  24. Frightening throat sensations...please HELP!
    ... I miss any?. Please share!. I'm just coming off of xanax and this has me scared to death because I'm thinking...

  25. Chest Pain? HELP
    ... still worried about my heart? I do take Lexapro and Xanax as well. ANY INSIGHT WOULD BE GREATFULLY APPRECIATED...
    ... it feels like one at times. When do you take your Xanax ? As a preventative or just when you get your attacks...

  26. How do you deal with constant anxiety?
    ... happen. Buspar is helpingme for now, and a PRN xanax on really bad days, also, reading as much as you can...

  27. Begging for help
    ... Last night I was a bundle of nerves and so I took a xanax and this morning I woke up feeling totally hungover ... semi-soft stools) and I feel washed-out. Is this the xanax or the anxiety (or both) and can any of you relate...
    ... anxious episodes, or the foods that I'm eating. I take xanax or klonopin on a daily basis, the dosage depending ... on how well I feel. I've noticed that xanax significantly helps my stomach problems, however I...

  28. What is this??
    ... working myself up into a frenzy. Eventually, I took a xanax which helped in the short term but tended to make ... unless I stayed on it and kept increasing the dosage ( xanax is known for this). Anyway, another thing that bothers...
    ... of. Have you tried any ssri's, like Paxil? I take Xanax on a "needed" basis. It takes me about 4 1/2 months...

  29. air hunger
    ... and my breathing gets really off. I take a low dose xanax and feel perfectly fine in 20 minutes. Works for me...

  30. Dizzy 24/7
    ... increase the Prozac from 10mg to 20mg. I also have Xanax when I need it. Andrea...
    ... s take advantage of the support! I have found that xanax is one of the only things that takes away the dizziness...
    ... been me since Dec.24 of 2003..long time ago. I am on xanax .5 for 7 months now and take it three times a day...
    ... think I am so very nuts. I had tried lexapro and xanax which makes me more jittery then I was before. I...
    ... been me since Dec.24 of 2003..long time ago. I am on xanax .5 for 7 months now and take it three times a day ... list. I think mine is fromwithdrawal from ultracet & xanax . Was put on ultracet for back pain & the w/d was horrible ... , doc upped my xanax to 3 times a day, .5 mg to cope with the ultracet ... w/d. I started cutting back on the xanax & the dizziness & lightheaded stuff started all over ... gotten down to when I quit, it's now 8 days back on the Xanax & have had only one day without the real spacey feeling...
    ... people to take me places. Back on the low dose of xanax for 10 days & still dizzy. I hate this, I feel like ... globe. Anyone know how long this should last from Xanax ?? I didn't have this when on it regularly, but since...
    ... friday to check that out. I cant take anti's or any xanax for 48 hours prior for it masks problems. I had a...

  31. ? about zoloft,clonazepam(sp?) and sex drive
    ... am seriously addicted to benzodiazapines (I was on xanax for a few months, then was switched to clonazepam...

  32. KAVA KAVA and Valerian Root caused me to have panic attack!
    ... Valerian seemed to help some. I have GAD/Panic/OCD and xanax has always been a wonder drug in time of need but...

  33. Learned response or medical prob?
    ... WHY I have anxiety at this time instead of popping a xanax . But meanwhile the panic is debilitating. What do...

  34. Need Advice Please on Anxiety
    ... know what to do now. My dr has put me on 0.5mg of Xanax twice a day as needed and i have had to take it but...
    ... Yes, Xanax is a benzodiazepine and very addictive. I would not...
    ... Laurie....I'd like to reassure you a little bit about Xanax and let you know my experince with it. When my Dr ... tiredness was the only side effect. Let me tell you that Xanax works!...It works fast and well. I suffered no terrible ... no way addicted. All you need to remember about Xanax is not to drive if you get real sleepy on it...and ... may find that .25mgs will help you....Just respect Xanax ....know it can be addictive and use it according to...
    ... I take .25mg. of XANAX only when needed. and I don't need them that often ... and leaves your system quickly.I would rather take XANAX when needed then something on a daily basis. My doctor...
    ... patient is looking for. What I should have said is Xanax causes "dependancy"...that just means your brain gets ... A glass of wine is less potent. So I am not sure Xanax is a wonder drug; just a twist on an old favorite...
    ... For me xanax has been a life saver, I've tried all the others but ... find it not helping I see no problem with popping a xanax , sometimes it can be hard on the nervous system to...
    ... img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/t_up.gif[/img] xanax occasionally when needed. [img]http://www.healthboards ... .com/ubb/t_down.gif[/img] presumtion that taking xanax will make u an addict...
    ... I dont take Xanax my doctor put me on Ativan kinda the same thing 1mg ... me as usual. You can become dpendant on Ativan and Xanax but if you decide to take as needed when you feel...

  35. please please help me.
    ... coming down from a panic attack over money. I took a xanax that my doc said she wanted to wean me off. but I ... going to bust out crying. In that moment I NEED my xanax . I am so scared and I want so bad for it to go away ... failure and a druggie because I feel like I need that xanax somethimes. I get so scared. And I like my medicine...
    ... people-reported side effects and that was one. The Xanax can counteract an over-stimulated mind(ssri's stimulate...
    ... I take Lexapro and Xanax as well...I started Lexapro about 4 weeks (almost ... some coping skills...but anyway...I take .25 mg of Xanax 2 times a day and have taken that for over a year ... good combination (I took buspar for years before the Xanax and worked fine for me)...also my doctor to me that...
    ... going to try a new one tonight. tonight i took a xanax before i even had a panic attack and i feel sooooooo...

  36. St. John's Wort for anxiety?
    ... I better stick to the XANAX , at least I don't have any side effects from it and...

  37. ativan?
    ... hopefully). I thought that Ativan was quick-acting like Xanax , but am now finding out that it takes longer to get...

  38. Natural Substitutes for Axiety Medications?
    ... took to using conventional only when necessary like xanax . St John's made me nauseous, Kava Kava gave me a headache...

  39. What is a day with anxiety like for you?
    ... breathe, my heart begins to race. I usually take a xanax or sleping pill. I try sooooo hard not too. I don...

  40. good results with BuSpar?
    ... the anxiety. My doctor doesn't want to prescribe Xanax because he feels I need something that is longer-acting...
    ... of that to see if it would stop them, and put me on Xanax . Amazing, after a week, the trembling stopped and ... now I think much clearer and am myself. I only take Xanax if I feel an attack coming on, and that really helps ... . Not only does Xanax knock the attack out, but also, just knowing that ... onset of the attacks. My advice: drop Buspar, get on Xanax for as needed basis for panic attacks. ...
    ... But be very careful with Xanax ; it is a benzodiazepine and causes dependancy. Best...
    ... The problem I have with taking Xanax or any other drug "as needed" is that I have constant ... My doctor says that BuSpar is longer-acting than Xanax and that is what I need to control my constant anxiety ... BuSpar for a year with great results and now only takes Xanax as needed for panic. Hopefully, that's the way it...

  41. help with klonopin withdrawal
    ... Some suggestions for tapering off including taking xanax or valium in small doses to help with symptoms but...

  42. Mandie
    ... the "time of the month", though. When I was taking Xanax every day it helped that, but since I tapered off ... all I had was a Dr who understood and gave me some Xanax . I muddle through on my own, since I have no idea...
    ... little time!! Right now the only thing I take is Xanax ...I tried BuSpar and it did nothing. Serzone cured ... but my stomach has acted up recently and I find the Xanax helps it...so it, too, must be anxiety related...I...
    ... really, don't expend too much worry on it..Take some Xanax before you go if you have some..it does help. Like...

  43. BetaCHiAngel *read me*
    ... phobia of mine. I think that's how I got addicted to xanax , every time I had an uneasy stomach I would take it...

  44. What to expect when switching from Xanax to Klonopin?
    ... have an anxiety attack. Taking pepcid complete and xanax was the only thing that would give me relief. I also ... addicted to benzo's (I've been taking a high dosage of xanax every day for about 4 months) so basically my doctor ... just refused to give me more xanax and gave me klonopin as a substitution to help wean ... have a choice, I HAVE to take them, because I have no xanax left and will go into serious benzo withdrawl, which...
    ... you show up on the Board when everyone is supporting xanax as the miracle drug for everybody. Good thinking...
    ... Same thing happened to me I have run out of xanax and doc wants me to do Klonoopin instead. 3 days...
    ... with my doctor (I had left college)and ran out of Xanax and I was taking a LOT! My friend took Klonopin, so...
    ... taken as needed, and used sensibly, klonapin, xanax , etc are lifesavers for many of us anxiety and panic...
    ... taken as needed, and used sensibly, klonapin, xanax , etc are lifesavers for many of us anxiety and panic...
    ... taken as needed, and used sensibly, klonapin, xanax , etc are lifesavers for many of us anxiety and panic...
    ... it to work just fine- definitely not as potent as xanax , but great to get me throughout the day. I stopped ... care prac's) to people who need them. I still take xanax occasionally for my really bad days, but they are...
    ... addicted, but I have delevoped a tolerance after taking xanax for 3 years. The first time i was on it for about ... very sensible person and was very careful about my xanax use, but here I am.....taking my pills everyday faithfully...
    ... about a rough month. Im 26 years old and have been on xanax for 7 years. Ive been to the er twice in the last ... having panic attacks that would last for hours, the xanax just dont really help anymore, I was taking 4mil. ... so my doctor told me to completley quit taking the xanax and take klonopin .5 twice a day. I havent started ... because iam really scared. I cant imagine quitting xanax like that after 7 years. Is it really safe just to ... completley switch over to klonopin like that?? No more Xanax ?? I dont even think the dosage he is telling me to...
    ... Your doctor is crazy!!!!! Going from 4 mg of xanax /day from .5 klonopin is just ridiculous. Is this ... dosage/medication change. You should wean off the xanax very slowly, until you are at a lower dose (maybe...
    ... Your doctor is crazy!!!!! Going from 4 mg of xanax /day from .5 klonopin is just ridiculous. Is this ... dosage/medication change. You should wean off the xanax very slowly, until you are at a lower dose (maybe...
    ... I don't cosider xanax a miracle drug but it is the only one that has worked...
    ... I don't cosider xanax a miracle drug but it is the only one that has worked...
    ... etaChiAngel: Your doctor is crazy!!!!! Going from 4 mg of xanax /day from .5 klonopin is just ridiculous. Is this ... dosage/medication change. You should wean off the xanax very slowly, until you are at a lower dose (maybe...

  45. buspar
    ... bit sleepy and tired, but then I was taking it with Xanax . When I first started taking it I felt a bit "woozy...

  46. Dropping Buspar Cold Turkey? Starting Xanax
    ... have any ill effects when I stopped it. I have taken Xanax in varying doses for over a year...I started out on ... most effective for my anxiety. As for alcohol with Xanax ..that's not good. Xanax can make you very sleepy and ... nights you want to have a beer...just dont take the Xanax ...Hope this helps a bit..Good luck -------------...
    ... experiences are different...I think you'll find the Xanax helps a lot quicker and better than BuSpar... :) ...

  47. Switching to Prozac form Paxil
    ... speaks highly of Lexapro. I have never been on it. Xanax is something I am also on, but just now trying out...

  48. faith 777
    ... t want to keep taking it, but did)I still take my Xanax .25 mg a day to get me through...Although my doctor...

  49. Anxiety Question
    ... know that has to do with anxiety cause when I take xanax it goes away.. I also have GERD. I just assumed...
    ... Do you take Xanax often. The reason I ask is those two symptoms, among ... availible free online. It has alot of info on benzos like Xanax and might be of some use to you....
    ... my job and are very stressed about it. As far as xanax , I take 1 maybe once a week, only when it gets bad...

  50. xanax withdrawl symptoms please help
    ... gives alot of information about benzodiazepines like Xanax ....
    ... xanax is one of the most addictive drugs made. it is nothing...
    ... You can cut the Xanax tablets in half...or in pieces and start taking smaller ... time, going smaller and smaller. For the record, Xanax is very effective for anxiety disorder and isnt always ... addicting. I've been taking Xanax for over a year (under Dr's orders)...Started with...
    ... the replys. Today have been my second day off of xanax . The first day I threw up, but I did fall alseep...

  51. Just wondering
    ... some time now and I am on Lexapro 10 mg and still on Xanax .25 mg 2 times a day...seems to be helping but I still...

  52. Where do I go now??
    ... till I get through that visit that day...I do it with Xanax these days, but for years I just lived through the...
    ... pain meds in case you need them. If you take some Xanax before you go it helps a lot. So don't sweat the teeth...

  53. i need help
    ... bottle of red wine - pass out Last night (5) .25mg xanax - knocks me out Tonight (3) Tylenols with Codine ...

  54. xanax question
    ... needs to be some clarification on exactly how much xanax your friend is taking. if, for example, they might ... have a xanax once a week, or, in some cases, once a day, fine....
    ... health can also be jepordized as depressants like Xanax have ill effects on the body. They also impaire judgement...
    ... anxiety doctors may add another drug along with the xanax ....

  55. WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY HEAD?
    ... faint and you'll be distracted and feel better. I take Xanax right now, not in high dosages, but just enough to...
    ... a Dr's supervison can really help. I've been using Xanax for a little over a year. I take more when I'm upset...
    ... ..Well, it takes all my strengh and a good bit of Xanax to get through it. And today is the party that's...
    ... I Refuse To Stay Home In Case I Get Dizzy. I'm On Xanax For 10 Years, Sometimes It Helps And Other Times It...

  56. buspar
    ... currently taking 10 MG Buspar twice a day with .25 MG Xanax twice a day..Buspar is a Non-Benzodiazepene which ... simply means non habit forming...It is the same as Xanax ,Ativan and other Tranqulizers only non addictive....

  57. Paxil CR
    ... type? Also,has anyone ever been put on a low dose of Xanax to take along with Buspar? Thanks, Jasmine...

  58. Success AFTER getting off SSRI's?
    ... Soon I started using a friend's prescription for xanax , and unfortunately became addicted to it, mentally ... back on the zoloft, and very gradually taper off the xanax . As of today, I am still taking a high dose of ... xanax every day (prescribed by my doctor) and honestly I...
    ... reasons for such anxiety. But be careful with the Xanax ..highly addictive and the withdrawals can be bad so...
    ... minutes and throwing some pills at you. As for the xanax , it's far too late to "be careful", as I am already ... You can bet your life savings that I'll taper off xanax as soon as humanly possible though! I completely...
    ... promising. Sorry to hear you are already addicted to Xanax . Ever hear of the Ashton Manual? It is offered free...
    ... properly, taking a bath everynight, etc. I still take Xanax as needed, but am sooo paranioid about getting addicted...
    ... you, I was also paranoid about becoming addicted to xanax , and for a period of 6 months was taking it as needed ... hormones) and my symptoms got worse, I began to take xanax more and more, and my tolerance grew to the point...

  59. new here - looking for advice
    ... have had anxiety and phobias all my life. I was on xanax for 4 months due to panic attacks, but went off the...

  60. In addition to meds - what else helps?
    ... I'm on meds - anti-depressant and Xanax as needed. What else can I do that might be helpful...

  61. My Nighttime Anxiety Journal
    ... have switched between sleeping pills, pain pills and xanax to sleep. I am addicted to that feeling of making...

  62. Are you afraid of medication
    ... unimportant things. i know what you're all going through. xanax was the last drug i took and i got off it just by...

  63. Feedback On Some Supplements
    ... fatigue syndrome. It's said to replace valium and xanax . Has anyone had any experiences with it? The second...

  64. trazodone
    ... time, but am down to 150 mg. right now because I take Xanax . It's been a wonder drug for me. The only thing...

  65. Anxiety grows bigger even when you take pills for it... Face the fear!!
    ... It really doesn't matter; depressants like Xanax or stimulants like SSRIs, all control the brain but...

  66. Dont understand..
    ... suffers from everyday type Anxiety.Her doctor prescribed Xanax and she's taken Paxil and a few other Anti-Depressive ... taking these meds?Im not talking about .05 or 1 mg Xanax ,Im talking 2 mg several times per day!This is more...
    ... problems..She has never been in counseling..I took Xanax for 4 1/2 years and at my own request had my doctor ... slowly wean me from it.The doctor that prescribed her Xanax I wouldnt send my dog too!!...

  67. Trembling Worse
    ... months ago, and has gotten much better after Zoloft and xanax , but has yet to fully go away. I do find the less...

  68. Dizziness & Anxiety
    ... stomack and lexapro for the anxiety and as needed xanax . After a couple of months I was feeling great ... until I was not taking them. I was still taking the xanax as I feel it was needed. Now last week the dizzyness...

Autism Spectrum board

  1. substance abuse
    ... your thoughts. BTY I battle demons with alcohol and xanax . Thanks...

  2. Feeling Lost
    ... life. I don't see it happening. My doctor prescribed xanax for anxiety, but I don't want to become dependant...

  3. Autism has ruined my life
    ... at night and I'm very jumpy. My Doctor prescribed xanax for the anxiety to take only when needed. I want all...
    ... ). I have Bipolar so I know how you feel with the xanax , panic attacks,depression,sleeping,ect. I have heard...
    ... to tell you the truth i needed before that:) the xanax that you take only as needed might not be enough you ... to. talk to your doctor again and let him that the xanax is not enough, let the doc know this is more that...
    ... stretch of the imagination, but my impression is that xanax is a "quick fix". You take it in the moment and it...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. I don't know where to go from here
    ... t have experience with anything except Wellbutrin, Xanax , Ativan and Lamictal. Do you trust your pdoc, have...

  2. How long do meds stay in your system.
    ... for your levels to drop 50%. Some medications (e.g. xanax ) clear the system very rapidly, in a matter of hours...

  3. do you feel / can you tell when its about time to take your meds?
    ... take the following: lamictal lexapro trazadone xanax anyway, right around 730 or 8 every night i start...

  4. Here I am again...
    ... For meds, I take: Lamictal, 275, Wellbutrin, 75, Xanax prn, and for sleep, Ativan 1-2 mgs. It seems to...
    ... addictive speech junk? Because of the Klonipin? I use Xanax and have for about 10 years, never increasing the...