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  1. can I get through depression?
    ... anxiety is. Doctors are often hesitant to prescribe xanax because of the abuse and possibly overuse. Perhaps...
    ... anxiety is. Doctors are often hesitant to prescribe xanax because of the abuse and possibly overuse. Perhaps...

  2. zoloft withdrawl
    ... altogether. Honestly...there's no withdrawl (unlike xanax .... :) )...
    ... altogether. Honestly...there's no withdrawl (unlike xanax .... :) ) That's not true. Just because one person...

  3. 4 days into Effexor XR and I'm quitting!
    ... effects as effexor xr. I am taking 10 mg prozac, 1 mg xanax , and started on 37.5 effexor xr since monday, throughout...
    ... wellbutrin, or just get off everything together and use xanax and see a psychologist, i don't know, but i know i...

  4. please help on wellbutrin and cant sleep!
    ... probably adjusting to the change from the prozac and xanax to the Wellbutrin. If I were you, I would keep taking...

  5. A letter to my past
    ... last six months or so I have taken Celexa, Clonzipam, xanax , zoplicone, zyprexa, remeron, paxil. With these drugs ... of the more sedative AD's plus a sleeping med and xanax you would hope so. Mind you if I took none of the...
    ... thinking, deep depression Paxil30mg and Zoplicone and Xanax (.5) - sleep was a little better, anxiety seemed to ... paranoid thinking deep depression Paxil40mg, Zoplicone, Xanax (.5mg), zyprexa - pretty much the same, eating better ... depression slowly getting better Paxil50mg, Zoplicone, Xanax (.25mg),zyprexa- pretty much the same but the anxiety ... was increasing steadily Paxil50mg, Zoplicone 7.5mg, Xanax 1mg, Remeron 30mg - sleep is a lot better but paranoid...
    ... this either. Anyway now I am taking Paxil, Remeron, Xanax , Zyprexa and Zopliclone. I have two weeks to get...

  6. cymbalta
    ... stuff works pretty well. Hi Kathy - I do take Xanax occasionally, not regularly because it makes me drowsy...
    ... I take ativan and it doesn't make me drowsy like xanax ....I think it's weaker which is better for daytime...
    ... just mild effects in the brain, her doctor gave her xanax to help relieve the sypmtoms and so far its working...

  7. New to this board and in a serious fog!
    ... I take 300 mg of Effexor (was 350) and 15 mgs of Xanax a day... Supposed to be taking Zyprexa but don't like...

  8. Are Any Of You On More Than One Med?
    ... question, on a daily basis I take 40mg of paxil, .75mg of xanax , 7.5mg of zoplicon and 10mg of zyprexa trg...
    ... Hi, Cat. I have been on Xanax and Klonopin, Imitrex for headaches, and Trazadone...

  9. Confession
    ... Ive hear good and bad things about Xanax . Ive had over 15 different doctors in the last 6 years ... very minor increase. Thats when I asked him about Xanax . And he told me that Xanax was weaker and only lasted ... the same thing. Ive had other doctors tell me that Xanax was very addictive and they did not prescribe it. ... for months just because she didnt want to prescribe Xanax , Clonazepam, Ativan, or any other Benzo type drug ... different than Hydroxyzine and Buspar and more potent than Xanax . I research everything they prescribe me, so I went...
    ... moment. Rod you need to get some valium type drugs.. Xanax is a good drug, The doctors wil say its addictive ... care seems totally unaceptable , however I digress, Xanax will help immensly. same with valium, if you could...

  10. How's XANAX ? (advice please)
    ... doctor's gonna give me but I heard lots of people take XANAX against panic attacks. Would it make me sleepy ? I ... buzzed or half-asleep. Thanks for the info ! H. Xanax saved my life. I have to take it for anxiety. I...
    ... whole next day and regulates my anxiety. I wonder if Xanax will have the same effect. I hope so....
    ... to have a prescription for all of the benzos like Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan, etc. You can get it here but...
    ... Xanax seemed to be a fairly good short-term drug for anxiety ... chemical makeup, however. Since I've stayed on Xanax from the very begining, it's taken higher and higher...
    ... Clonazepam the generic for Klonopin, it is not as strong as Xanax and comes in various dozes... my Dr gives me a script...
    ... interesting how our experiences all vary. I found Xanax a life saver and, at least for now have gone about ... attack is far worse than the temporary addictiveness of Xanax . Personally, I found it harder to get off sleeping...
    ... I have been on xanax for more then three months at a pretty low dose, ...
    ... Xanax makes me feel very calm and it gives me an overal ... longer avoid things, because I know if I need it, the Xanax is there and will allow me to forget about anxiety...
    ... Xanax put me in a phychiatric unit in my local hospital...
    ... Xanax put me in a phychiatric unit in my local hospital...

  11. info on new meds for depression?
    ... many many years. Anyways, I have been on everything, xanax , klonopin, wellbutrin for anxiety; trazadone, prozac...

  12. Cold turkey from meds.....anyone else
    ... I quit paxil, xanax , lithium & cymbalta I had problem with paxil for a...
    ... I quit paxil, xanax , lithium & cymbalta I had problem with paxil for a ... are lucky you didn't have seizures from stopping the Xanax . That was not a very smart thing to do. I hope you...

  13. Effexor XR
    ... for a week and supossed to go to 150mg. I also am on xanax 1mg three times a day and i take a pain pill for my...

  14. Need Help Desparetly With Lexapro!
    ... at least 25-30 lbs in stress). Anyhow, I've been on Xanax (.5mg) a day since Feb. but never been on an anti...
    ... tolerate a/ds or whether they will benefit. I'm taking Xanax , too and it has been the only thing that has kept...
    ... tolerate a/ds or whether they will benefit. I'm taking Xanax , too and it has been the only thing that has kept ... want a pill that "brings you further down" such as Xanax , Valium, Ativan or Klonopin? This is why the doctors...
    ... while not ideal, is at least effective. If not for Xanax , my situation would have been much, much worse. ...
    ... insomnia (nothing like what I have now). I was given Xanax which at that time I had NO CLUE about what Xanax ... just told my doctor how I was feeling and he gave me Xanax (.25mg). I took them only "as needed" which was'nt ... for about six or seven months and while using the Xanax , I finally came to a time and space where I did'nt...
    ... day. This time got so bad that I've been living on Xanax like you, and don't know how I'd survive without it...

  15. How do you know you're ready to discontinue antidepressants?
    ... I decided to go off my meds paxil, xanax lithium & cymbalta been off of everything 1 month...

  16. Driver Going Back To Work
    ... zoloft, paxil, prozac, lexapro, cymbalta, lithium to xanax and back to paxil with no results for my depression...

  17. I am new and scared!
    ... The only medication that did me any bit of good was Xanax . I eventually got over the panic attacks with very...

  18. Living with Depression
    ... more then a couple hours or less and have been on Xanax since the onset of this problem. The hearing problem...
    ... wellbutrin then prozac, lithium, cymbalta,lexapro, xanax , back to paxil and now have quit all for four weeks...

  19. Effexor Withdrawals
    ... check with a Dr first before trying anything, also Xanax helped with the withdrawals as well. Hang in there...

  20. Experiences on Remeron
    ... added Remeron to my regiment at night. I also take Xanax .5 prn and Zoloft 200 mg. Just wondering if anybody...

  21. Panic Attacks and Depression
    ... You might try Xanax . it also wears off after a few hours but I found it ... still get very anxious and panicky from time to time. Xanax you can absolutely feel within a half hour of taking...

  22. Klonopin only drug helping but side effects are too much
    ... is a benzodiazepine, a family that includes Valium, Xanax and Librium among others. They are depressants, or...

  23. xanax vs librium-10 mg
    ... hello everyone! I have been taking peach xanax for a couple monthes but am now out since i have not ... the libruim is actually in the same drug class as Xanax . It is less potent I believe but will stay in your...

  24. LEXAPRO, Need your HELP! My doctor, is Incompetant!!
    ... insomnia had grown out of control so I was put on Xanax (.5mg) for sleep. Although it never kept me asleep ... virtually lose my ability to sleep, (with or without the Xanax ) as well as lost my profession, and am unable to function ... starting to have trouble falling asleep with my usual Xanax dose (guess I was starting to build up tolerance to ... taking the Lexapro, within days (though still taking my Xanax ) I was able to fall asleep with minimal problems once ... time falling asleep again and would take additional Xanax to help me fall and stay asleep, but to no use! I ... also find that when I would take a half of my Xanax (which I would do prior to the Lexapro) during the ... the "edge off" my Anxiety, while on the Lexapro the Xanax seems Not To Work!! The BIG concern I have is that...
    ... mmediately! In the meantime, instead of increasing the Xanax , maybe you could try some Tylenol PM, or a similar...
    ... particularly in women and the elderly. If you have taken Xanax for more than two weeks (this according to the manufacturer...

  25. can someone help me out?
    ... 75 and I was wondering if it's ok to take a half of Xanax at night to sleep? I was wondering if anyone knows...
    ... 75 and I was wondering if it's ok to take a half of Xanax at night to sleep? I was wondering if anyone knows ... taken together? Hi, I take Effexor XR also. Xanax and Effexor do not interact with each other in the...

  26. Depression or anxiety? Maybe both?
    ... slow, but I think it is working. I don't have to take Xanax as frequently and in general I feel a lot better....

  27. Prozac?!
    ... because it works for my mom and my sis, along with xanax . I have a phobia of meds and was wondering if prozac...
    ... because it works for my mom and my sis, along with xanax . I have a phobia of meds and was wondering if prozac...

  28. Zoloft + sleep medication?
    ... point here...What sleep aids can be taken with SSRI's? Xanax and Klonopin don't help me sleep...Does anyone know...
    ... Hi: I take paxil, xanax and to help me sleep zoplicon, I still do not sleep...

  29. Thank you all...what a relief.
    ... to put me on disability......and he prescribed me xanax and I'm now going to try Lexapro. I've been on Lexapro ... pain...I hurt so bad...and it was just too much. The xanax takes that edge off and it's almost like taking a...

  30. Woke this morning with a feeling of doom...
    ... attacks...it's so hard, and it become a cycle. I'm on xanax now and it's breaking the cycle of panic attacks and...
    ... please my nerves are on edge please can I have some xanax " the nurse paid no attention, I was so angry because...

  31. Does anyone here REALLY Understand?
    ... way I did back when I was first put on Zoloft and xanax , since I had my thryroid removed. I really believe...

  32. I am such a looser
    ... to see my doc today and I'm going to ask for some xanax ...it's too much for me...it's so hard. I need something...

  33. Lost
    ... concentrate on something else. I am on 30mg of paxil, xanax three times a day plus medication to put me to sleep...

  34. Wellbutrin/elavil
    ... which i'm in a tapering regimen to get off of and Xanax to quell the anxiety i still get. I intend to be...

  35. Dear Diary
    ... any thought about my suggestion about trying some Xanax instead of the Klonopin? That is if your doctor approves...
    ... there isnt a doctor in this city that would prescribe Xanax to me. I dont know if id want to take it everyday ... . If I had to take Xanax Id want to just take it as needed, and not like 3...
    ... there isnt a doctor in this city that would prescribe Xanax to me. I dont know if id want to take it everyday ... . If I had to take Xanax Id want to just take it as needed, and not like 3 ... are all smiles when you get to talk with her. The Xanax was just something I thought you might be able to ... on an as needed basis. I wouldn't recommend taking Xanax as a full time med for anyone. I have suffered through ... the withdrawl of Xanax and it is not something I would EVER WANT TO have...

  36. Anyone have success on Zoloft????
    ... effects from these drugs take a while. I am also taking Xanax at the same time that I am getting on the zoloft because...

  37. Have some questions
    ... shouldn't. He put me on Paxil, and it did help. Also, Xanax , at times, not every day, mostly about 1x per week...
    ... getting a little anxious on that. I still have some Xanax . I know I should be grateful for a job, and I am...
    ... shouldn't. He put me on Paxil, and it did help. Also, Xanax , at times, not every day, mostly about 1x per week...

  38. Is Buspar like Xanax
    ... Buspar and Xanax both treat anxiety but much differently. I've tried ... that Buspar was not as effective and made me dizzy. Xanax is very effective short term, but is addictive. I ... that my anxiety was so great that only something like Xanax really worked. I'm not crazy about being "addicted ... next panic attack. If your doc is weaning you off Xanax , he or she may be concerned about the tolerance issue ... to shove, Buspar doesn't provide the calming that Xanax does....
    ... right all the time it bad so I was taking alot of xanax to deal with it. I took 70 .25 mg pills in 10 days ... So that is why he is changing me and weaning me off xanax . Thanks for your reply. I appriciate it very much...

  39. Switching from wellbutrin to lexapro
    ... wellbutrin xl 150 mg for 20 days now plus .75 mg of Xanax well 3 days ago I had to be taken to the emergency ... call buspar or something and is tapering me off the Xanax what i want to know is are there side effects from...

  40. prescribed new medicine
    ... doctor just changed my meds from wellbutrin xl and xanax to lexapro and buspar. I will start them today and...

  41. anxiety or depression?
    ... contributed to morning jitters. I only take sleep aids and Xanax . I just went through a harrowing year which just...
    ... contributed to morning jitters. I only take sleep aids and Xanax . I just went through a harrowing year which just...

  42. length of med treatment
    ... so be it! I'm really not sure if taking ativan and xanax is a good thing, especially at my age. I'm only 17...
    ... having anxiety attacks last November and was prescribed Xanax , which is very, very similar to Ativan. I'm getting ... tolerant to the Xanax but it beats the hell out of experiencing panic attacks...
    ... so be it! I'm really not sure if taking ativan and xanax is a good thing, especially at my age. I'm only 17...
    ... Astroboy, I was just wondering how many mg of xanax you are taking because I'm not finding ativan to be ... of any help. I took xanax for a few weeks and it did'nt do a thing for me either...

  43. Please! Give it to me straight!
    ... having anxiety attacks which I am occasionally taking Xanax for which is working pretty well but now my doctor...
    ... having anxiety attacks which I am occasionally taking Xanax for which is working pretty well but now my doctor...

  44. It has been awhile
    ... awhile since I last wrote, well I have been on Paxil, xanax and the sleeping pill (which I can't remember the...

  45. Do all depressives get better in time?!
    ... to drugs. I'm not against them. I'm still taking Xanax for anxiety, which is slowly subsiding from the extremes...

  46. Hope this works better then the other!
    ... Depression which has grown along with this all. I am taking Xanax since the beginning (.5mg) for sleep which has since ... a half before me waking! I've gone on and off the Xanax during the day as needed but mostly to help with sleep...
    ... hate to hear you have so many problems! I hope the xanax and Lexapro together help you. I am 51 and going...
    ... quickly caused me to not sleep at all. I'm taking Xanax , too and having the same tolerance issues you are...

  47. Just put back on Zoloft Tuesday
    ... down, but I am exhausted. I think it may be from the Xanax they have me on until the Zoloft kicks in. I am sleeping...
    ... could tell. The only thing that helped was taking xanax to calm my anxiety attacks. I hope you get the relief...

  48. When will it EVER end...if it does
    ... at all, In fact, I've given up on them except for xanax for the anxiety I still feel. What I find the...

  49. I love a depressed person...it's hard
    ... had better success with the benzos for anxiety ie, Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan, Valium. Your b/f really needs to...

  50. prozac withdrawl
    ... i don't know quite how to explain. i took 10mg of xanax but it didn't entirely help. i talked to my dr. today...

  51. finally giving in and seeing a psychiatrist today
    ... that helps is dousing myself with sleeping pills and xanax . Unfortunately, I'm building a tolerance to them....

  52. Just Hope Please, My Only Message
    ... but don't worry I am a veteran now I hope - Lithium, Xanax , Clomipramine, Adderall, Celexa, and Inderal. If...

  53. Pulsatile Tinnitus Sign In If You Have It
    ... Clonazepam, Xanax , valium, ativan, and temazepam (restoril, for sleep...

  54. New to Lexapro,, Have my concerns. Please Help!
    ... a physical ailment over three months ago. I was on Xanax (.5mg) to help me get to sleep, but never got more ... to get back to sleep (most of the time needing more Xanax ! This condition has progressed to GAD and I've become ... and tense constantly! Where as I've only been on the Xanax for sleep at the beginning of this all, as of the ... are the odds of this stuff helping me get off the Xanax and get my sleep pattern back? Any feedback on any...
    ... major panic attack in November and I've been taking Xanax and sleeping pills too. I don't think the ADs helped ... hope that I will, too. I will say this: Taking Xanax beats have a panic attack any day of the year. If...
    ... right ear which set me into a panic!!! I was put on Xanax to counter act my Anxiety and also since I was put ... experience which took me MONTHS to get over. I was on xanax then (for the first time) although a small does (...

  55. when will it all stop/in hell this weekend
    ... know what to say. he wont do it. so now i had to get xanax from dr to just get through weekend. thats bad. in...
    ... coming this whole weekend. its sad i have to take xanax to deal with mother in law. i ahve to double thme...
    ... thank god! still it helps but i am running low on xanax . i kinda take more than i should cause i built up...

  56. sleepy?
    ... sleeping medication, zyplicon or something. Today xanax was added to the list in hopes of making me drowsy...
    ... I've literally been living on sleeping pills and xanax and am trying everything I can think of to get me...

  57. Is this a panick attack??
    ... want to get ahold of your doctor and get a scrip for xanax or valium or ativan. If you're at a place where panic...

  58. insomnia on most AD's
    ... already tried AMbien, Lunesta, halcion, trazodone, xanax . Feel like a guinia pig here trying to find something...

  59. depression med. & bruising?
    ... Yes, many of the anti-d's and benzo type meds, like xanax , cause you to bruise easily....

  60. Caged By My Illness-First Post
    ... prescribe me depekote or lithium. I can't even get Xanax . I'm sorry to hear what you've been through in...

  61. Most Lonesome Disease On Earth!
    ... Paxil, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Celexa(sp?), xanax , valium, ativan, klonopin, nueronton, trazadone, soma...

  62. First time poster.
    ... Valerian Root for your anxiety. It's like an herbal Xanax without the side affects. That should keep you calm...

  63. Depressed, Trapped and Can't find a Way Out, Need Help!
    ... for ten days. During that time I was also put on Xanax to help me get to sleep, since the anxiety and side ... me from sleeping. Anyhow, I've been on .5mg of the Xanax for sleep which I've been taking every night since ... then. Although the Xanax helps to get me to sleep, at the beginning it was ... Physician tried me on Trazodone in conjunction with the Xanax and even though I only tried it for a couple days ... diet. The past two days I've tried taking half a Xanax (.25mg) around noon and another half around early ... same time I've decreased my dose of (.5mg) of the Xanax to (.25mg) in an attempt to wean off the nightly dose ... pattern. So far (for two nights) using only half my Xanax with two or three "Valerian" gets me to sleep but ... to be on Anti-depressants, yet the small doses of Xanax help only a LITTLE! I do go out and "walk" several...
    ... sleep pattern which can only happen if I get off the Xanax I've been taking for two and a half months right before ... however, I'm also getting "very little" relief on my Xanax ! Although, all I've really tried so far is "Valerian...

  64. I'm lost. I want to be free
    ... only it would take a act of God for me to. All the Xanax in the world wouldnt block the panic attacks I would...

  65. Advice Please
    ... The Doc put me back on Zoloft 100mg and added some xanax for the anxiety I was feeling- but now I'm starting...

  66. What began your depression?
    ... eat. I see a counselor and am on meds, Paxil CR and Xanax as needed also, because I also have generalized anxiety...

  67. Anxiety, Insomnia and Depression - what's best for helping all 3?
    ... (or at least is *far* less addictive than valium, xanax etc., its *not* a benzodiazepine) anti-anxiety medicine...
    ... prescribed to me and it worked wonderfuly. They gave me xanax to take during a panic attack but i never really took...

  68. New To this board but need ANSWERS!
    ... had anxiety/panic attacks, and used paxil daily, and xanax when she had an attack. That worked for her. I used...

  69. I need help. I'm severly depressed.
    ... all around. An old friend of mine once let me try xanax and valium of his, and i found it worked very well...
    ... doc will give you some type, whether paxil or not. Xanax is also very effective for anxiety. Hope you feel...

  70. Jennita, I was just wondering what you think of
    ... Xanax and similar drugs for anxiety? :)...
    ... something bad happens when you combine Zoloft and Xanax in some people (me) I had an allergic reaction and...
    ... Xanax and similar drugs for anxiety? :) Hey, whoops ... OOOhhh, you touched on a sensitive subject for me of Xanax and other benzos.... I had a reaction to codiene ... later read that it is the worst of the bunch although Xanax isn't so great either. I developed a huge tolerance ... has a panic attack once a month or two and takes the Xanax for it, it's most likely they will not become dependant ... and IMHO nobody should drink gin. But benzos like Xanax are actually worse than that, because they effect ... someone drink a glass of wine to relax than take a Xanax . IMHO, of course! But whatever you do, don't take...
    ... OOOhhh, you touched on a sensitive subject for me of Xanax and other benzos.... I had a reaction to codiene ... I later here it is the worst of the bunch although Xanax isn't so great either. I developed a huge tolerance...

  71. I mess everything up
    ... on Wellbutrin S.R. now...400mgs a day...I'm also on xanax ..4mgs a day...I'm trying to cut that down now...now ... within a couple of months...I really don't believe the xanax has helped me at all. I know people say this can...

  72. New to Paxil
    ... I just started reg. 10 mgs 5 days ago. I also take Xanax . Anyone here also take Paxil and has found some relieve...

  73. will these meds help me through this??? so scared and need help and support
    ... suffering from depression and anxiety. I'm on Paxil CR and Xanax , and I know they're good drugs, but I'm now starting ... kick in, (and I may have to up the dosage) and the Xanax I only take when I'm feeling so nervous and stressed...

  74. The whole story kinda long
    ... three times) and I have real bad anxiety, I wanted xanax but didn't get it, I think it would work best....
    ... three times) and I have real bad anxiety, I wanted xanax but didn't get it, I think it would work best. ...

  75. Paxil verses Paxil cr
    ... and drowsiness. Although, that could be due to the xanax I also take. I was previously on effexor xr for about...