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  1. OCD? Gosh where to start.
    ... OCD thoughts. I currently am on 10 mgs of paxil and Xanax 0.5 3 times a day but I only take it at night for...

  2. I think I'm having a relapse; ADVICE?
    ... But what my doctor added for me was 2mg. per day of Xanax XR. These two medications work in unison to sustain ... levels and provide daily anxiety relief (that's the Xanax ). As for bad timing, when is a good time for a...

  3. Total fog-brain - PLEASE HELP!!
    ... . Small doses of Lorazepam don't seem to help and Xanax has a horrible "rebound" affect that makes my anxiety...

  4. Risperdal questions!
    ... I feel a safety thing there. I also take Effexor, xanax and neurotin....

  5. Questions regarding OCD versus real disease?
    ... been taking 1mg Risperdal twice a day along with .5 Xanax . My bathroom problems seemed to have gotten better...

  6. ocd or generalized anxiety?
    ... symptoms as you. I'm currently on Effexor and I also take Xanax when the worrying gets really bad. I seem to find...

  7. Does anyone take Luvox (Fluvoxamine)?
    ... They did want to switch me to the XR verision of Xanax which I tried today but it doesn't seem to make any...

  8. my stupid obsession
    ... What has worked for me in the past is: Klonopin, Xanax , or beta-blockers for anxiety/panic attacks and SSRIs...

  9. Does anyone have a similar problem ?
    ... effexor,paxil,zoloft,luvox and others . I also take xanax for anxiety but it's not doing much .I tryed different...

  10. feeling of something being wrong
    ... for mild anxiety. I probobly just should have taken Xanax because it wasn't a serious, debilitating problem...

  11. Problems with Irrational Jealousy
    ... better, or really it just makes me care about it less. Xanax in the evening also helps quite a bit. This is new...

  12. advice needed!
    ... and that's the hard part, I feel so bad! now I am on xanax , but not for ocd, just to make me relax, the doc wanted ... tests to made, and he said I am gonna start med. but xanax makes nothing for me, and the dose is little(0.25...
    ... overcome if you let it get to that state. Yeah, the xanax would just be a temporary fix...seriously like a 45...
    ... doc when all of my tests are done, now I am still on xanax , and waiting my test time to come, then I am gonna...

  13. Wellbutrin and adderall effects.........
    ... no insurance) and they won't refill my zoloft and xanax until I make another appointment. I was able to get...

  14. Benzos do they help with the fear?
    ... one to sleep without the addictiveness of benzo's ( xanax , valium, ativan) dangerous withdrawal symptoms --...

  15. What is going on here? (please help!)
    ... from the last 6 months to the last 8 years... 1) Xanax (I have taken this off and on for 8 years) 2) Ativan ... days!. So then I sort of freaked out and took a 1/2mg Xanax (which did'nt seem to help much), then skipped a day ... Today and yesterday, I have not taken any Ativan or Xanax and after 7-8 years, Xanax does'nt seem to be doing...

  16. Help with tremors..
    ... symptoms for the first time in my life..I also take Xanax daily, but it doesnt do much for the tremors. Thanks...
    ... symptoms for the first time in my life..I also take Xanax daily, but it doesnt do much for the tremors. Thanks...

  17. What do you obsess about?
    ... point!) I also have a hard time taking new meds...ex. Xanax ...for fear of side effects. 2. I cant change the...

  18. OCD mixing with Panic? Or Dual Obsessions?
    ... sychiatrist but am not taking any medication except for the Xanax to ease my panic a bit. I did a good job in the past...

  19. Obssessing about sex!!!
    ... anxiety subsides. It's sort of like taking a "natural" xanax . I don't beat myself up over this mind you, I just...

  20. Anafranil
    ... I am currently on effexor and zoloft along with my xanax . I would give it a try for at leat 6 weeks. Any...

  21. struggling
    ... I'm tired all of the time. I am taking Prozac and Xanax . I just want to feel free! Does anyone know what...
    ... but if the going gets tough I may pop a neurontin or xanax ! please be careful with your xanax intake...Highly...
    ... but if the going gets tough I may pop a neurontin or xanax ! please be careful with your xanax intake...Highly ... this cycle. It absolutely wears me out. I know that xanax 's are addictive. But they do help a little. I was...

  22. Best meds for OCD?
    ... I have been taking lexapro and xanax for a while now, and while it helps me get through...

  23. Anyone taking Lexapro and Xanax for OCD?
    ... nothing for ocd....when I am bad I take 1/2 a .25 xanax which helps the panic attacks...but still not much...
    ... antidepressants often also reduce or stop panic attacks xanax gives short term relief from anxiety and also relieves...
    ... Effexor, 100 mg of Zoloft and .25 mg. twice a day of xanax . Although I don't always take 2 doses of my xanax ... doctor at the Mental Health Center won't prescribe the xanax to me. I think she wants me to get off it but then ... off the deep end without my meds. I have been on xanax for about 3 years and I have been on many other antidepress...

  24. Insomnia and OCD
    ... my life, the OCD for most of it as well, even the Xanax doesn't help me sleep. If I get to sleep at all after...

  25. Introducing myself - I'm an obsesser
    ... in my case) with ruminating thoughts: Klonopin or Xanax XR....

  26. anxiety
    ... 1000mgs. I have a LOT of anxiety, which i take Valium or Xanax for but i want to stop taking benzo's as i think they...

  27. Got my diagnosis today...
    ... OCD and Panic Disorder, given lexapro, keep taking xanax , see the psychologist next week.... Hoping they know...
    ... OCD and Panic Disorder, given lexapro, keep taking xanax , see the psychologist next week.... Hoping they know...

  28. Is it okay to take a day or 2 off of medication?
    ... months I have been taking 40 mg of Lexapro and .5 of Xanax daily. I never have or have had any panic attacks ... and heavy alcohol drinking on weekends. I never take Xanax the days I drink, but have been taking Lexapro. I...
    ... months I have been taking 40 mg of Lexapro and .5 of Xanax daily. I never have or have had any panic attacks ... and heavy alcohol drinking on weekends. I never take Xanax the days I drink, but have been taking Lexapro. I ... with Lexapro, but you should definitely avoid taking Xanax with alcohol. As far as taking the meds only 5 days...
    ... have consistently been on 40 mg in combination with xanax . 2 weeks ago my OCD was getting out of hand, but the ... dose to fully kick in. It even works good without the xanax , and I am trying to get off taking xanax, due it's...

  29. Does anyone else worry constantly that they have a fatal disease?
    ... world, i feel like i am going to leave them. i am on xanax now, and feeling a bit better. in a way i can't wait...

  30. xanax for ocd?
    ... coincidental to my situation. I just got Paxil and Xanax from my dr. while awaiting the appointment to see ... before this..) Same thing, OCD and panic attacks... Xanax knocks me out so hard and so fast it aint even funny ... absolutely freaking, totally jittery. So. I took a xanax , went to bed and died for 9 hours. Didnt like that ... . Second night. Took paxil, no xanax all day. I was tired so, I went to bed, about 2 hours ... and the jaw and the nausea, and so I couldnt take xanax cause I was afraid it would knock me out and I'd break ... for you with paxil? Anyone else? (by thr way, the xanax was prescibed technically for the anxiety, which increases...
    ... i had the same reaction to the paxil and xanax . Had to quit the paxil altogether, but still take ... the xanax in smaller than prescribed doses, splitting them in...
    ... jittery, shaking, VERY SCARED! It was awful. I took xanax for an acute anxiety attack, and it knocked me out ... morpehene or something. I would not want to take xanax everyday, but for acute panic attacks. Do you think...
    ... after I'd been shaking more than 12 hours, half a xanax , I am sleepy but otherwise okay... Mochi: see if ... your dr. or whoever will prescibe ativan rather than xanax , it's what everyone I work with recommends, dont know ... why I got xanax , but that's what they gave me...they'll likely understand...
    ... and dosage has been hard. Sometimes I will break the xanax into 1/4's and play with it from there. I hate the...
    ... I have been taking .5 mgs of Xanax twice a day for 11 years!!!! I could not function ... turkey and have horrible SE. No more of them for me. Xanax is the only thing that helps and if i'm an addict...
    ... lily- What do you take xanax for?...

  31. questions about medications
    ... Hey Daysie, My PCP prescribed Xanax ....it is ok to take Xanax as needed. Xanax is an ... to be taking daily to achieve the desired results. Xanax , works immediately to relieve anxiety, but to be taken ... says, only when you need them. Trust me, don't abuse Xanax by taking it more than needed, you will be ok. ...

  32. Jealousy...Selfishness...Depression???
    ... but can't afford it anymore. I have Klonopin and Xanax for emergencies, and I take them when I'm feeling...

  33. Balloons
    ... with them...you better give me a heavy regimen of Xanax !!! I have a pretty bad fear of loud sudden noises...

Panic Disorders board

  1. need advice about xanax ,can they cause seizures while on them? please help....
    ... medicine reacts different for everyone,if the xanax is the cause of your seizure,i would go to rehab.Yes...
    ... tomorrow and if the seizures stop after coming off the xanax then i will know its the xanax i myself thinks it ... this for a long time but the drs kept giving me the xanax and saying it wasnt the xanax even 2 neuro drs told ... stuff for w/d's and oh how happy i will be if its the xanax and not seizures then i can come home a brand new ... telling me my sister said she passedout a few times on xanax and her dr took her off and put her on ativans so ... the dr and he saw how bad i was and put me on 1 mgs xanax 3 times a day now i never abuse them i just take what ... told me how to ween off why a neuro dr would give xanax but like you said all people are different. thanks...
    ... I have been on xanax since they first came out around 1983....(I know a ... long time) I have panic attacks. I found the xanax to be a god-send. I had tried many many different ... to medications......I have my pros and cons about xanax ...it helps me lead a more productive life...but.. ... motivation as well.....I hope you can find out if the xanax is causing your problem........I personally think...

  2. Should I take a sleep aid?
    ... routes, then maybe you could try an anxiolytic such as xanax or klonopin. These drugs will relax you and possibly...

  3. Possible to Stop Throwing Up with Surgery?????? Advice Please
    ... including tums dramamine hands wipes ginger mints and xanax , ETC ETC ETC. My life has been run by this condition...

  4. scared
    ... to. I want everything to go away. I have to take Xanax nightly so I can sleep. I can fall asleep OK but ... and have this nervous dizzy feeling. Then I take a Xanax and sleep the rest of the night. My biggest problem...

  5. how long until the lexpro works for panic attacks
    ... and pcps will prescribe a fast-acting benzo such as xanax or klonopin to help the patient until the SSRI takes...

  6. You Know You Have Panic Disorder When
    ... ambulance in the night. You don't leave the house without xanax and aspirin in your bag. When you have panic attack...
    ... out. not to mention the dont leave home without the xanax lol...

  7. Heart Palpatations/flutters and PANIC DISORDER, BLAH! I need reassurance people!
    ... and started feeling the same way again so I took a xanax and my paxil and it helped. This really sucks cause...

  8. xanax ??? need advice on how to come off them.
    ... i didnt have seizures till like 8 mos after taking xanax i fall down all the time and have seizures alot could ... the xanax be causeing them ? the first one i had was may 06 ... dont know i just need some advice my neuro dr says xanax wouldnt cause seizures and so did all the mental places...
    ... Hi, so your taking 3mg of Xanax a day. Thats a high percentage. I would recommend ... ween off them. If thats the case, then just take the Xanax only for very stressful situations....
    ... and more extreme, and eventually somone prescribed Xanax , which worked wonders for the anxiety, and I was very ... research, and finally realised that both Rohypnol and Xanax are part of a group of drugs called Benzodiazopines ... own calming brain hormones, you then withdraw your Xanax , and your system can go into meltdown of Benzodiazopine...

  9. Prozac and Panic Attacks
    ... fairly quickly, so I know it is helping. I do take a Xanax at night because I can't sleep very good without it ... . The Dr. prescribed me .5 Xanax and I was taking one every night before bed, but when...

  10. I'm 25 pregnant and new here.
    ... psychiatrist because he/she can give you meds such a xanax to help with the anxiety. OB-GYN's don't have the...
    ... here but maybe I can help. I have been on Zoloft and Xanax for 10 yrs. It all started with the pregnancy of...

  11. On-Going Heart Issues with Panic Disorder
    ... over again. Sometimes I have to dip into my 0.25 mg Xanax . I've had all the tests (EKG's, blood work, chest...

  12. The Triffecta Isn,t Easy
    ... disorder, and depression here I take Aropax, and have Xanax for days when the anxiety startes to well up....

  13. Panic Disorder with Fear of Flying
    ... When I need to fly, before take off I take .25mg of Xanax . So, by the time we're in the air, I'm pretty relaxed ... it works for me. When I don't have the drink, the Xanax will do and I feel normal.[/FONT]...

  14. Panic Attacks... or Something More?
    ... Seroquel, Abilify, Ambien, Lunesta, Klonopin, Adovan, Xanax , Valium, etc, etc... none of them helped to any noteworthy...

  15. Anybody Have Good Results On Klonopin
    ... on the person I guess. I use Ativan, Klonopin and Xanax on an as-needed basis, never using benzos more than...

  16. Massive panic attacks on Zoloft
    ... attack' - I'm right there with you. I also carry Xanax . I am nearly 40 and I've been having panic attacks...

  17. has anyone ever tried buspar? if so how well does it work?
    ... i suffer from panic disorder and been on 1 mgs of xanax 3 times a day since feb 06 and i tried weening off ... with a seizure disorder and i told my dr i wanted off xanax all together and told him i thought i would need to ... we take them before we come off them i do like the xanax they calm me down when i get a seizure and i only...
    ... it take to start working ? im currently on 3-4 mgs xanax a day and i want off them my old dr wanted me to try ... so maybe i will try them he said id have to be on xanax for awhile with buspar he didnt say how long but what...
    ... am on 60 mgs a day and very rarely have to take a xanax now. I do take this in conjunction with Celexa, antidepress...
    ... feel bad i bet she didnt give it a chance could the xanax be whats causing me to sleep alot i take depakote ... depakote which i need to i fall asleep i take 4 mgs xanax a day im also on zoloft 50 mgs .and 4 weeks is nothing ... drug and if i decide to come off and stop taking and xanax too can i stop and not have any w.d's or side effects...

  18. Need help dealing with what I think is a panic disorder :(
    ... shower and finally after a 2 or 3 hour battle, I took a xanax . I'm basically feeling real nervous, I get really...
    ... then i was to everyone and i currently have xanax for when it gets real bad. My doctor recommended that...

  19. Klonopin
    ... given in the 70's for it was Valium. The next was Xanax , and even though I kept telling the Dr. it wasn't...

  20. What is cbt and the tapping technique?
    ... I suffer horibly from panic attacks. I'm on Xanax ..... but during a specially stressful time, I took ... way too many and am 2 weeks short on my Xanax . So I've got 2 weeks to go and am terrified. Has...

  21. panic attacks and seizures
    ... doctors are saying that it is because I have been on Xanax for 13 yrs and missed a dose. I have in the past gone...

  22. HELP!! I have pain attacks driving and husband forcing me to..
    ... embarassed and ashamed of the panic attacks but I cant take xanax and drive because it makes me very sleepy. I feel...

  23. Hi, I am new to the board.
    ... to no results form those drugs. At present I take xanax during my actual panic episodes at the lowest dosage...

  24. Do you take Medication for Panic everyday?
    ... it got my panic attacks going again. I am taking xanax 3 times a day now along with my pain meds. Are there...

  25. Going Insane
    ... one could have. Just know that you can get past it. Xanax really helped me. I did get addicted, but the benefit ... addiction. After time I was able to slowly get off xanax . Believe me if I ever need xanax I will take it in...

  26. Panic Attack or Heart troubles?
    ... the CBT group way. I already tried a few SSRI/ and xanax and i didn't get the results i was hoping for ( i...

  27. What is the best medication for severe panic disorder? Help please ;-(
    ... me that klonopin stays in your system longer then Xanax . I hope you reply to this post , I would like to help...
    ... away. What finally did the trick was Lexapro and Xanax . Lexapro is a long term medication that takes up ... when you're going through what we are. They gave me Xanax for the short term because its faster acting, but...

  28. Anybody have these symptoms?
    ... put on Lexapro after trying Klonopin, Ativan, and Xanax . After being on Lexapro a couple of months, my panic...

  29. what anti dep are most perscribed for panic?
    ... 6 yrs ago my doctor put me on xanax for panic attacks that help for about a month...
    ... been on lexapro, Paxil and the only benzo i tried was xanax . The xanax dose was only .5, but even when i tried...

  30. Rapid heart rate
    ... took which was first lexapro, then paxil CR, then xanax . But after getting off the SSRI i defeinelty think...

  31. why dont the klonipins help as good as the xanax for me ?
    ... anxiety. The difference between taking Klonipin and Xanax is the fact that Klon is metabolized slower than Xanax ... the Klon versus an almost immediate reaction to the Xanax . It also depends on your body chemicals. Everyone ... love the fact that Klon doesn't make me dopey but Xanax does. It just depends on the person...
    ... take one at night and the next day I am still calm. Xanax made me feel druggy and I couldn't do nothing but...

  32. why do i feel like i am going to die
    ... - then the pains slowly went away. I have to take Xanax too, but not all the time, only when I feel a bit...

  33. why should i have to take zanax
    ... I take xanax because when im going thru a panic attack, i put it ... and it calms me down for bedtime, thats why i take xanax . I hope that helps! Tee...

  34. attivan
    ... ago and went to the hospital and they gave me 1mg of xanax and that put me on my behind and I am 6 foot 8 and...

  35. Psych wants me to switch from Xanax to Valium
    ... my doctor sounds ridiculous for switching me from Xanax to Valium cold turkey. I asked my doctor, if they ... s prescribed me Valium and won't prescribe me the Xanax anymore. So I have no choice but to switch when my ... Xanax runs out. I'm scared. I'm always scared. *sigh...

  36. what is the difference between a panic attack and a seizure??
    ... well i been on 1 mg xanax since feb 06 and the fainting started in sept 06 just ... the darvacets but he finally gave them to me and on xanax i take 1 mg 3 times a day thats how bad my panic is...
    ... should i find a new dr neuro that is ? and i know the xanax isnt doing it either i been on them 2 yrs i think ... medications never faints ever and once she took 4 xanax at once many times and she never faints so where do...

  37. Has Anyone Ever Fainted Due From Panic??? Please Help...
    ... IF THIS IS SEIZURES OR VERY BAD PANIC I TAKE 1 MG XANAX TO CALM ME DOWN AND THEY SAW THAT I TOOK XANAX AND ... A PSYCHIATRIST CAME IN AND AUTOMATICLY SAID MY XANAX WAS CAUSING THIS I DO NOT BELIEVE SO CAUSE I ONLY...

  38. Afraid and alone...again.
    ... disorder all along. once i got put on celexa daily and xanax when needed my life is better. I can go out again...

  39. paxil xanax alternative for panic disorder?
    ... and what a life changer that was. I just take the xanax if im out and about and get an attack. it nips it...

  40. Fainted watching a "scarred" video.
    ... SO IM THINKING ITS MAYBE BLOOD PRESSURE .CAN TAKING XANAX CAUSE FAINTING AND HEADACHES? I HAVE A PANIC DISORDER ... TOO I TAKE 1 MG XANAX 3 TIMES A DAY AND I BEEN ON THEM ALLMOST 2 YRS BUT...

  41. Panic Medication Advice - Help me. What should i take? I take Xanax XR 2MG and more..
    ... consider trying another SSRI in combination with your xanax . Or condider changing to Klonopin. Klonopin lasts...

  42. panick severe
    ... Been on Remeron 30 at bedtime, and Xanax 2mg 3x a day for some time now to combat the symptoms ... . I have the xanax filled at a diff pharmay this time, and it is not...
    ... pharmacies or generic or whtever changes in strength of my Xanax . But I couldn't tell if it was just me being more...