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  1. Recently Put On Abilify and Paxil, Having Issues....Need Input
    ... polar type 2. I'm now on Abilify, Paxil, and take Xanax , as needed. I have noticed threads on here regarding...

  2. Developed a fear; and question on Effexor
    ... afraid they were going to keep me. They prescribed Xanax for 5 days until i get to see my phsyc. I took ... the Xanax on saturday and felt a little sleepy, but then I had...

  3. just started taking lamictal - does it get better?
    ... been on lexapro (20 mg), trazadone (50-100 mg) and xanax (1 mg) all at night, for about 3-4 months. i just...

  4. Sleeping 10-12 hours/night-normal for BP?
    ... I currently take Paxil 20 mg, Zyprexa 5 mg, and Xanax 1 mg, along with various asthma and allergy meds and...
    ... go on so long. My pdoc for 6 yrs refuses to give me xanax or valium, but i have clonazepam and temazepam (there...

  5. bipolar and can't find right combo for meds-seeking advice
    ... i was taking effexor and lexapro and lamictol and xanax and nadalol for a while, and i still felt like crap ... lithium, and the lowest doses of effexor and lexapro. no xanax or nadalol. anyways, i still feel anxious a good amount...

  6. Nirivam
    ... and just started taking extended release pills of Xanax (Alprazalam is the generic) Anyways, it's the same ... thing, that is the Niravam and Xanax . I'm off that now, but my doc alsy prescribed me Nadalol...

  7. which illness?? which problem?? which board?? help!!!
    ... once) Lexapro 20mg, effexor 225mg, lamictal 100mg, xanax 1mg, and sometimes nadalol in replace of the xanax ... lexapro and effoxer but only at the minimum doses. No xanax or ambien. You are right about how everything is sort...

  8. Is Medicine Really Neccesary?
    ... Right now I am on Seroquel XR 300 mg, Lamictal 200 mg, Xanax 0.5 3xper day and Ritalin LA 20 mg, 2 x per day.....

  9. Need advice on Geodon!
    ... Greetings, I take Lamictal, Wellbutrin, some Xanax prn and Ativan for sleep. Lamictal has been a real...

  10. To commit or not to commit
    ... Well, I didn't commit after all, I just took enough Xanax to sleep all day and night... my wife just told the ... out of control, either up or down, just load up on Xanax and sleep the day away and hope for a fresh one when...

  11. Having a bad day!
    ... is anxiety that is causing the crying, and I take Xanax , which calms me down the way the Ativan did you. ...

  12. New to board with Questions
    ... on paxil.effexor,depakote (tegratol) SP. zoloft xanax wellbutrin. and I few others. None worked to well...
    ... have considerable agitation from it, but will use Xanax to bring myself down when I really need to. I never...

  13. Lamictal in a.m. or p.m.??
    ... Hello, I take all my meds in the morning except for Xanax and sleep meds. I do find the Lamictal energizing...

  14. Very manic towards evening, late afternoon, jumping out of my skin
    ... seeing pdoc every 2 weeks, taking my Lamictal and some Xanax (not nearly as much as prescribed, Ativan for sleep...
    ... with this medication. Maybe also taking as much xanax as was prescribed for you will help out during this...
    ... group, and they recommended the same thing- take the Xanax as prescribed. Also, the Wellbutrin and Lamictal ... pm and on into the evening. So I am taking the Xanax , promised them to, and I'm seeing pdoc every week...
    ... fog and still racing around, but just took an extra Xanax and called pdoc, will talk with her tomorrow. I...

  15. I'm new and have a question
    ... I can cope with it, but sometimes I have to take Xanax , makes me calm down a lot The benefit I get from...

  16. bipolar 2
    ... brutal. The pdoc gave me Ativan for them but I prefer Xanax for them and hope and pray she will make the change...

  17. Lamictal Problem
    ... of days at a time. I take 600 mg Neurontin and .75 Xanax at night for sleep. I could only take the Lamictal...
    ... ahead and taken 12.5 Lamictal and will use either Xanax or Trileptal if it gets to agititating. Lithium doesnt...

  18. Do meds actually work.
    ... paxil, effexor, lexapro, seroquel, zyprexa, Klonopin, Xanax . The Xanac worked for 2 days for helping with anxiety...

  19. New pattern, please listen..
    ... help. I don't know how you or your doc feels about Xanax , but that is specifically for agoraphobia, and does...

  20. Abilify
    ... I take effexor xr, generic xanax , and abilify. Not counting med's I have to take for...

  21. Bipolar II
    ... prevented me from leaving one room, I refused to take Xanax or anything else. I was too afraid of them. Until...

  22. Abilify 2mg starts today--anyone taken this before?
    ... this drug helps, I may even be able to get off of xanax . I'll come back later after reading more about bp2...

  23. Antipsychotics & mood stabilizers when depressed VAST majority of the time?
    ... that I will (hopefully) feel better from. I also take Xanax if needed and Ambien. He recently added Abilify 5...

  24. obsessive thinking - bp ?
    ... Lamictal and (supposed to take) Abilify. I also take Xanax and find that it helps with the obsessive worry although...

  25. How do you keep a job with having bipolar?
    ... through medication induced mania, depressed, taking xanax to reverse serotinine syndrom, so I know it's not...

  26. please someone answer this for me
    ... m on 200 Lamictal, 100 Luvox, 225 Wellbutrin, some Xanax and Ativan for sleep. All these make it possible...

  27. Can I heal my brain? Now rapid cycling.
    ... how sensitive my body is. Before if I took .5 mg of xanax I would be out for 10 hours. Now, that was when I...
    ... while withdrawing from lithium. I am taking generic xanax (.5 mg) to curb that. I told him, I want to wean off...

  28. what to do for mania?! drug induced while adjusting to new med...!
    ... going bug eyed manic. What can I do? I have generic xanax . Should I take a couple to calm me down?? All I...
    ... there tonight? Or go to the ER. My experience with Xanax is that is does take me down, but I'm not on the meds...
    ... someone for professional help....if not, I would try the xanax if it were me, not too much, but one or two, only...
    ... take my chantix (he approved) , vitamins and generic xanax (tonight). I had med trials. BUT As long as I...

  29. Opinins please before I tell my psych all of this information. Am I Crazy?
    ... son's future and if he will be okay. I take 1mg Xanax xr twice a day and after several attempts with different...

  30. so many meds so many side effects
    ... I am taking the lamictal and seroquel along with xanax and am not sure this is even working. My psychiatrist...

  31. How I Survived Vacation...
    ... so I thought I could just take it easy, bring some xanax , and stay at the hotel by myself, chill out by the...

  32. Lamictal Rash?
    ... WELTING or BUMPS show up. BTW, I'm taking one .5 Xanax XR per day for anxiety and 25mg of Nefazadone at night...

  33. I never see anyone talking about "Carbatrol" ??
    ... this for Bipolar type II? I am also temporarily on Xanax , because I was sent to the ER for a severe Panic attack...
    ... What is Seroquel anyway? So I started takin xanax for panic sometimes now, but also too for sleep at...

  34. Peaks in depression/hypomania before they swing back up or down?
    ... on meds: Lamictal 225, Luvox 100, Wellbutrin 75. Xanax prn and Ativan for sleep. So many meds. I...

  35. Wishing things were better
    ... hoping it's all going to be fine. I'm taking enough xanax to calm an elephant, and planning on relaxing plenty...

  36. Newbie Question: Clonazepam
    ... need to make that clear to him.l I've been taking Xanax and Ativan for years, and have noticed just a very...
    ... I am also on Depakote and Buspar (and occasionally xanax ). My short term memory loss is astounding. I can...

  37. So hard living with this disease
    ... hard to pull out of, too. I asked my doc for some xanax for the trip, so hopefully that will take the edge...

  38. I was just diagnosed as BiPolar this morning.
    ... combination with wellbutrin, and prozac, sometimes xanax when I'm feeling overwhelmed or stressed, but not...

  39. having trouble
    ... My p-doc also prescribes me an emergency supply of xanax to help me relax during those times. One more thing...

  40. DEPAKOTE just started it ....help!!!
    ... family thought I was on drugs!!! Now, Are you taking Xanax or anything in that family? Are you just on Depokote ... know what I would have done without my Colonopine or Xanax . Seriously, I think it is neccessary to be on a benzphoidi...

  41. hypomania, Lamictal
    ... says do whatever I want...or she can prescribe more Xanax . But I don't want to start covering a side effect...

  42. xanax dependence?
    ... be a decent substitute, although different from the Xanax . If properly done, you can get off the Xanax without...
    ... I've been on Xanax now fer over 2 yrs. I only take 1 mg every night...
    ... I agree with Seaturtle. Actually I was on Xanax for a few years when I was misdiagnosed with anxiety ... with PSTD, generalized anxiety disorder and BP. The Xanax is one of my meds and without it I wouldn't be able...
    ... Hi Everyone, I have been on Xanax for while a take (2) 05.mg a night. It is not addictive...
    ... Ah Xanax , one of only a few medications which actually ever...

  43. new to lithium and on a conglomerate of other pills - side effects? life effects?
    ... So I was med'ed up: 120mg of Geodon, Clonazepam, Xanax , 1500 Valpro, and even started Lithium at 600. I think ... 300, Valpro 1500, 60mg Geodon and Clonazepam with Xanax as needed (which, lordy, during the holiday season...

  44. Do holidays like thanksgiving. affect your Bipolar?
    ... Seroquel- when it comes in the mail to my pdoc). I was on Xanax for a few years and she put me on Klonipin. Does anyone...
    ... yes. the stress overwhelms me. i xanax it out, which makes me apathetic. but I think holidays...
    ... be he could switch you to something milder. I take Xanax for panic attacks and stay on an antidepressant and...

  45. Question on side effects please
    ... it did nothing. The following night I tried .5mg xanax , it did nothing, I didn't feel the least bit drowsy ... sleep the following night the next night I took 1.5mg xanax and DID manage to sleep about 6 hrs. I called...

  46. Just Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
    ... beer would take that "edge" away, or at night taking xanax so I could sleep, etc. I go to a psychiatrist ... m going on the up swing of this and simply taking xanax or valium to bring me down a little during that phase...

  47. What Meds Are You On?
    ... Seroquel, 200mg Lamictal, 200mg Trileptal at night 1mg Xanax as needed Previous meds, Paxil-no good Effexor...

  48. Feeling anxious...
    ... esp. when alone, and sometimes I do have to take Xanax for it. But it's prescribed for me that way. Call...

  49. From a little spark may burst a flame
    ... have the opportunity to find out. Well, I have xanax and it helps. The only problem is that it makes me...

  50. So many moods... So little time.
    ... me, like you. Is there anything like Klonopin or Xanax that might help you through the next week? Cycling...
    ... many as I can get. Seaturtle, I am taking some xanax . It helps me not cycle as much. I am worried that...

  51. Too tired
    ... sleep either! I wish the doc would give me something xanax just isnt working anymore...

  52. What's the Difference between BP irritability and PMS?
    ... s It has gotten tons better. I still have to take xanax a few times right before my cycle, but for the most...

  53. Llama,how'd your appt go?
    ... sp). He said NO - he doesn't even want me taking Xanax to go to sleep. Funny thing is that the primary Dr...

  54. Need help coping with agitation and flashes of anger
    ... seems slow and that irritates me. That is when the xanax helps.......
    ... your frustrations on here anyime. Tony~~I need Xanax cause my Klonopin does not cut it at all!!!...
    ... Friday, but she went home sick. I've taken some Xanax to cool down and decided to take a little time to...
    ... go and was so strong nothing abated it. I was given xanax , actually. It helped my sleep cycle get back to a ... somewhat norm and the sleep, not the xanax helped. I mean, THAT took the edge off. Poor sleep...

  55. ohh..boy, finally diagnosed at 51.
    ... sensitive to meds). I also take Wellbutrin, Luvox, some Xanax , Ativan for sleep. A lot, I know, but I can function...

  56. Interview today
    ... have a prob getting a perscription for that. If not Xanax is a good choice for Anxiety. Klonopin just lasts...

  57. PDr. on Friday...just in time for a crash
    ... has to do something. I'm completely weaned off the Xanax . He has to put me on a better antidepressent... I...

  58. SLEEP ... questions
    ... better when I am sleep deprived is a small dose of xanax ; caffeine makes me feel worse. That is weird. ...

  59. BP 2 & Low Testosterone at 26 Years Old
    ... Melatonin, Elavil, Seroquel, Provigil, Trezadone, Xanax . Bipolar 2: Lamictal. Low Testosterone: Testim. ... months now, testosterone levels at 380 ng/dl now). Xanax 2mg and Melatonin 9mg at night for sleep. I am...

  60. some moral support, pls - crashing
    ... tolerate any other mood stabilizer, have been taking my Xanax . So I guess just staying aware that this was bound...
    ... tomorrow is a holiday. I usually try to keep my Xanax dose very low. I don't take as much as is prescribed...

  61. Rapid Cycling - broke down and took the Risperdal
    ... praying that this will calm me a little. I'm taking Xanax , but it just knocks me out. The Risperdal dose is...

  62. Scared...Feel like I'm losing my mind
    ... to my dr. to fix my mood stablization. Until then, Xanax and gardening. XXXX Toni :> - I'm a mother of...

  63. can someone tell me the signs of bipolar my 15 yr old may have it .
    ... NOONE WOULD TALK TO ME WHEN I CRIED AND THEY TOOK MY XANAX AWAY FOR MY PANIC DISORDER AND YES COLD TURKEY I CRIED ... ASLEEP I DONT HAVE THAT PROB NOW BECAUSE I TAKE A XANAX TO HELP ME SLEEP AT NIGHT .SHE ACTS JUST LIKE ME AS...

  64. Looking at a few hard weeks
    ... the first med I was put on 10 years ago. I take Xanax .5mg 3-4 times a week, down from 1mg 3X's a day. ...

  65. What things can trigger mania?
    ... just get more and more hypomanicky, until I take a Xanax and make myself rest. Six hours later, I wake up...

  66. back again!
    ... taking lexapro, lamictal, trileptal, seroquel, and xanax . This seems like so much. I feel better than ever...

  67. Have to be honest...
    ... it! I went off Lithum, Geodon, Trazodone and Xanax ... Again forgive me for my stupidity but I need...

  68. Diagnosis and Treatment in Southern Indiana
    ... symptoms and him just writing me out a prescription of Xanax , which I have been on for about 3 years. I hope someone...

  69. Help! Meds to Halt Manic Episode
    ... prescribed? I am on Lamictal and find it works, Xanax for anxiety, Lorezapam for sleep, Wellbutrin and Luvox...

  70. Med Question?
    ... 1000 mg of depakote, 100 mg of seroquel, .5 mg of xanax 3x per day and 40 mg of ritalin per day along with...
    ... I am on synthroid, Lamictal 200mg, provigil 200mg, xanax as needed. I tried a few AD and hated them due to...

  71. provigil dosage and tolerance question?
    ... I am taking lamictal and xanax ...I also work 20hrs a week and have an active 2 year ... old. I may talk to my pdoc about lowering the xanax . My anxiety has been lowered a little through life...

  72. manic and not lovin' it...
    ... medication (big surprise huh), I just can't. I take xanax when my nerves are just completly shot but that's...
    ... good for me. However I don't know if you only take Xanax . That is only for the depression side and from what...

  73. Newly DX BP
    ... everyone has different mixes. I take Depakote, Seroquel, Xanax and Ritalin and that is just for the BP. Please take...

  74. Anyone living with BP w/o meds?
    ... night and to not have racing thoughts. I also take a xanax about once a week for anxiety. My doctor doesn't like...

  75. My first new post
    ... and soft bipolar tendancies. I am on lamictal and xanax as needed which has worked really well. I feel so...
    ... tried so many and have had side effects. The Lamical, xanax , and provigil are the only things that have worked...