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  1. Light Therapy Helps Treat Panic Disorder!
    ... my dog in the park, then go to work. I have some Xanax with me (although knock on wood I have never needed...

  2. Xanax ~ how many do you take a month?
    ... anxiety problems any more, but when I did I also took Xanax . My pills were the same strength as yours and my...
    ... of people. Off the soapbox...my Doctor gave me Xanax ....if you have a problem with that drug that's fine ... Doctor and he set up a weaning schedule, I got off the Xanax and felt fine. Then one day almost seven years...

  3. effexor?
    ... on techniques along with my meds. also she gave me xanax and klonopin for when i have severe attacks that ... but just wanted to know any thoughts on effexor and xanax ?thanks!!!...

  4. Two Questions: How can others help me? And any info on betablockers?
    ... help much in the way of panic attacks. I also take Xanax as needed for the really bad panic, have you tried...

  5. can't take any more!!
    ... Or dietary habits? I'm afraid to stop taking the Xanax my doc prescribed ( it's only .25 mg ) for fear of...
    ... EXCERCISE is very good! I recommend you stay on your xanax . Just calm and breathe, you are fine angel. Please...
    ... I have panic attacks, too. I've been on Xanax , but my anxiety level just shot up due to taking Wellbutrin...

  6. Does anyone here take Lexapro for panic disorder?
    ... about go through my skin, was horrible, even taking Xanax to counteract it. I am going to try the Lexapro,...
    ... that is also why I'm on the med. I took a half a Xanax and it has helped. I just hope it will eventually...

  7. panic return
    ... then the panic attack starts to come. I just took a xanax but now I'm getting like, totally panicky. any...

  8. depersonalization/derealization
    ... I recently (about 4 days ago) started taking .5 mg xanax once a day when i start experiencing depersonalization ... /derealization with vertigo ( xanax helps). The vertigo is pretty much all day everyday...

  9. How do you overcome panic when you have a real physical condition?
    ... episodes of svt. I am now on a beta blocker, and Xanax , to try to fix it. But I'm SCARED out of my mind...
    ... mentioned you are now taking the beta blockers and the xanax . So I am assuming your Doctor agreed to switch your ... function so I had to stop and just continue with the xanax which calms me but still I get the rapid rates at...
    ... I'm not so much panicking anymore, as long as the Xanax stays in my system, but I can feel it kind of creeping...

  10. Panic attack meds...
    ... If you are a panic sufferer then Xanax is probably your best bet. It works immediately and ... no avail. Also, they are just as addictive as the Xanax , it just isn't as well known. Hope I helped. ...
    ... work differently for everyone, but in my experience, Xanax was the only drug that worked at all. I did find ... effects I have expereienced and after a month and a half Xanax is still working for me at a relatively low dose of ... at this site and you will find a lot more info on Xanax . Take care....

  11. Panic Attacks Associated With Cerebral Palsy
    ... Those drugs are usually benzo type~ examples are xanax , ativian, klonopin. This disorder is also treated...
    ... type drugs.. In my own experience I did better with xanax out of all the different drugs that were given to...
    ... beta blockers are not as efficient as a benzo like xanax ? You know, back in 2000 when I was in my junior year...

  12. Attivan
    ... was so tired I couldn't function.. I did better on xanax .. That is just my experince hopefully it will be a...

  13. need help, please
    ... life altering.. BUT there is treatment available. Xanax is wonderful at helping control panic attacks, as ... beta blockers.. I have found the MOST relief from xanax and had the lesser of side effects.. I am sure your...
    ... and risperdel and trazodone to help with sleep. Is xanax more effective than clonopin?...
    ... From what I know Klonopin is twice as strong as xanax .. 1mg Xanax=.5mg of Klonopin and 4mg Xanax=2mg of ... Klonopin.. I did better "personally" on the xanax for my panic disorder.. I was able to function without...

  14. Klonopin To Get Through A Cardiac Mri
    ... there for only 30 seconds. And this was after taking 3 Xanax . The MRI takes an hour and a half to do. I am scared...

  15. Panic or Not?
    ... care of my family, but the worry is less. I do take xanax as needed and ambien for insomnia. My other fear is...

  16. A Panic Attack while on medication???
    ... pounding feeling for the first time and had to pop a Xanax . I am a little nervous it is back!:( Could the...
    ... off Lexapro. After that I think she only had to take Xanax twice, and that was it. She's been fine for years...

  17. Pins and Needles
    ... remember correctly. Which is also why some people chew xanax or klonopin (to speed up breakdown). It's fairly common...

  18. Panic attacks & BodyFlex
    ... have panic attacks that can be very severe. I am on Xanax right now and am still having problems. Paat of it ... and I felt panicky even though I had taken a blue Xanax ! So I am terrified of going to class tomorrow. ...

  19. Please help me! Panic attacks and severe nightmares
    ... which I combat with prayer), and have had to take Xanax twice in near-attack instances in crowded places ...

  20. How Long Do They
    ... having a heart attack. I went home, took a 2 year old Xanax that I had been hoarding, and was better soon. I...

  21. can anyone help me?
    ... have now been given a presription for lexapro and xanax . Can anyone give me any info please?...
    ... Hi Cathy, I don't know about the Xanax but Lexapro has been a godsend for my anxiety. It...
    ... know much about lexapro but what I can tell you about Xanax is that it's very addictive and should only be used...

  22. this is a new one.......
    ... clot that will probably take me down shortly. Pop a Xanax and here I am on the board....

  23. anyone else get this?
    ... please let me know. Iam also slowly cutting down my xanax which has something to do with my increase in physical...

  24. Quick Question about thought?
    ... have to keep telling myself I'll be okay...I take xanax with me everywhere I go and that helps just to know...

  25. Will this ever go away?
    ... any anti anxiety meds do not feel bad if you pop a xanax or whatever here and there to help you through......

  26. Lexapro making me feel worse after 2 days?? HELP!
    ... anxiety and panic problems. I was having to take my xanax more than usual and was having really bad attacks ... getting new symptoms the last few weeks. I took a xanax and he calmed me down, then I crashed out and slept ... attack coming on around 11:00, so I took 1/2 of a xanax and felt better, but I'm still groggy feeling, with...
    ... basis? I think I'm going to start trying to take a xanax right after I take the lexapro and see if that helps...
    ... get up but it sounds like you might want to take the xanax @ bedtime also. I know what you mean when you have...

  27. panic disorder
    ... usually the treatment for this, but how long does a Xanax last or valium or Klonopin? Thanks...

  28. Burning feeling throughout body - rx Emsamm
    ... Mine started 3 days after starting zoloft and xanax . I stopped them. Went to psych hospital with severe...
    ... that I asked the dr for valium when she suggested xanax . She marked in my chart that I must be an addict and...

  29. Lexapro?
    ... besides to take something everyday, instead of just the xanax as needed. Let's hope somebody will give us some...
    ... least for the last week I've been having to take 2 xanax pills (.50mg) total throughout the day and nite. ... frustrating. I forgot to ask my doc if I can still take xanax as needed when I start the Lexapro, so I'm going to...
    ... positive. So far today I've made it without taking a xanax ...had to go to Wal Mart and the grocery store and...
    ... to the Dentist and felt it coming on..didn't take xanax in time...it's the worst feeling in the world!! I...
    ... ago, and like you AMber, tried to monitor it w/ the Xanax , but got to be too much to take. Was petrified to...

  30. Panic/Anxiety and Effexor XR
    ... most people rely on the benzo's - valium, xanax etc trg247...

  31. Question about Xanax
    ... okay. they say its stress. i got a script for the xanax but havent filled it yet. i think you should try it...
    ... Xanax is a very addictive drug. There are many others out ... addictive. Please check into other meds...don't take the xanax ...
    ... I took Xanax for years but ONLY AS NEEDED. When I suspected an ... 20 minutes I was calm and the Panic Attack passed. Xanax , like the others stated can be very addictive and...
    ... This doctor prescribed an anti depressant, and Xanax . Within a week the attacks had all but stopped. ... small dose of Effexor XR. Daily. I only take the Xanax when I feel a whopper of a panic attack coming on...
    ... particular, just know what terrible things come from xanax ...it should not even be on the market...............
    ... May I ask why you say bad things come from xanax ?? I take the smallest dose, as needed. At most I ... month. Now you are freaking me out about taking the xanax , but it is the only thing that helps me....
    ... Hi sweptaway76, While I never took Xanax to help me sleep...it never made me sleepy so it wouldn...
    ... for different people. I think what scared me is hat Xanax is a benzo, I take it as a more "serious" medication...
    ... My two cents-I was given xanax after I had stents put in my heart to relax and calm...
    ... I take Xanax when I get home in the evening to calm down and so...

  32. My story/journey (sorry so long)
    ... finally saw a practioner. She gave me a RX for 2 xanax , Zoloft and a referral to a counsler. That Xanax ... was having attacks again. I begged my doctor for Xanax . So to bring you to today, I am not on any daily ... meds but have a bottle of Xanax with me and take it everywhere i go. I only use it ... absolutely needed. I also think that just having the Xanax with me at all times, makes me feel a little better ... really bad as far as attacks. I try to not take the Xanax and deal but it is so hard. I feel so drained and...
    ... different medications. My doctor finally put me on xanax 15 years ago, now in the last few years he has changed ... that to xanax xr I have to take one pill of 3mg everymorning. I ... go inpatient treatment because of the addition to xanax now. There are still certain things I just can't...
    ... me sleep but they dont work any more. I have some xanax but am a little scared to use them. Sometimes I lay...

  33. Panic and Passing Out
    ... didnt work for me at all. the only med that works is xanax , and that just calms me down. but i cant take xanax...

  34. panic attacks
    ... you need to learn CBT coping skills, xanax taken sensibly is a big help but as you say, can be ... around about any psychiatrists locally who prescribe xanax , sounds like you need some professional to manage...
    ... like you, i'm 31 and never wanted to take meds except xanax . hry33 is right in my opinion. CBT really works...

  35. Anxiety/Panic Disorder – Does anyone have a similar story?
    ... medications (Lopressor and Lotrel) and prescribed .25mg Xanax for anxiety. I went to see a Psychologist (very supportive ... diagnosis and gave me a prescription for more .25mg Xanax . The panic attacks would sometimes occur 2 or 3 ... mostly every day) haven’t been too bad, and the Xanax keeps them under control so that I can function normally...
    ... panic attacks on the body but not the mind IMO the xanax dose is much too small, about 2 mg is typical for ... tongue, see sublingually on the net carry a few xanax tablets with you whenever out and pop 1 under the...
    ... cannot control it, take a VALIUM was the way for me NOT XANAX . But not doping up on any med to prevent them. To...
    ... off for 15 years) but I really thought, hey I took Xanax , I should be ok? I'm having heart problems! When...

  36. Victim of Zoloft (HELP!)
    ... is indeed the med. Hope you can find an answer... Xanax helps me when I get the feeling of derealization....

  37. Question about daughter with hyperventilation syndrome
    ... panic disorder", which could've been deadly wrong. Xanax did nothing for me, which is why I investigated for...

  38. i need peoples opinions
    ... having heart problems.i went to my gp who prescribed xanax .5mg/2xper day.since going on the med i have experienced ... dec 05 and wrote a recomendation that i stay on the xanax he also wrote me a refill for 6 mos and told me that ... some drs have issues with prescribing xanax . i have 1 mo supply left. i went to another gp at ... try ssri's and if they don't work she would prescibe xanax . she said she was concerned about the dependence issue ... with xanax .the gp i saw before her clearly didn't think the other ... into a problem with a new dr in trying to refill the xanax . it works for me and i only take the prescribed amt ... school of thought and would agree to continue me on the xanax .how do i go about finding such a dr? can i write a...
    ... Xanax worked great for my panic attacks...then I got a new...
    ... youa re right, theres been many scare stories about xanax and the other benzos and they can be hard to get ... antidepressant that suits you it will help more than xanax can xanax and the other benzos are best taken only...
    ... more aware of what each drug is capable of. I take xanax ONLY for my multitude of disorders and my psychiatrist...

  39. Propandolol
    ... it because I was scared of it and then they gave me xanax but it never did anything for me but what did help...

  40. drinking and panic disorder
    ... that make my dissorder worse. I now take 2 mg of Xanax a day for my anxiety with OCD thought intrusions and...

  41. Can a panic attack cause these symptoms?? Please help me
    ... Do you have any tranquilizers like Xanax ? When I get that heart attack feeling, or anything ... Zantac, and then if I am still feeling bad, I'll melt a Xanax under my tongue (yucky but works quicker). The pain...

  42. Help..........Please.
    ... I haven't taken Klonopin myself (I use Xanax ), but I have read that it is one of the longest lasting...
    ... I haven't taken Klonopin myself (I use Xanax ), but I have read that it is one of the longest lasting...

  43. Paxil Withdrawel
    ... later I can lose the weight. Cant sleep, had to take a Xanax , .5 mg. it worked….I had dreams, I usually don ... them. Can’t sleep, always thirsty, have to take a Xanax , .5mg to fall asleep. Day 5= Woke up, slept through...
    ... obvviously it isnt for you and you should stop it, xanax will help you get over it sadly most docs dont know ... get a book on home massage and massage each other, xanax as needed helps but dont take too much...

  44. on disolving a benzo tablet under the tongue
    ... helpful, niravam is fairly new and has the ingredient of xanax in it, these arent available everywhere many of...

  45. new....well sort of
    ... belived since my history. so i started paxil cr and xanax about 3 weeks ago. for a couple months there ... stress and panic? anyone else get this? ifi take a xanax i usually feel better sorry so long...
    ... troubles and yes that all can be from anxiety and the xanax making you feel better is a sure sign...
    ... when and if it starts working, it can take 6 weeks, xanax always helps and goes well with paxil your problems ... details of it on the net also a largish dose of xanax tablets disolved under the tongue will reduce or stop...

  46. Unbelievable panic in new job! Please Help!
    ... maybe the Luvox will kick in soon. I was awful taking Xanax several times a day, until about 6 months ago I got...

  47. Panic attacks/depression/mood swings
    ... you cannot go to the doctor for some medicine like Xanax , be sure to take vitamins, try to get plenty of sleep...

  48. Anxiety/Nervousness/Flushing/Redness
    ... phobia and could benefit from some psychotherapy. Xanax or another benzodiazepine might help too....

  49. Zoloft Withdrawal....When does it STOP???
    ... sinus and head and all normal. i'm on a low dose of xanax that i don't take unless i really need it...i think...
    ... me to feel better from terrible Paxil withdrawal. Xanax helped a little bit. Hang in there :)...
    ... to manchak ask doc about taking more xanax to help with the difficuylt things and always carry...

  50. Dizziness???
    ... grocery store since sept. 05! just now have been on xanax so we'll see....i worry that i'll pass out..my main...
    ... grocery store since sept. 05! just now have been on xanax so we'll see....i worry that i'll pass out..my main...

  51. Left Job Need Help
    ... years now and manage to keep it under control with xanax , but recently xanax didn't even help specialy at work...
    ... again, a cheaper generic may be avaiilable maybe your xanax dose could be upped, ask doc if you ahd also learned ... be much better now, never too late to learn them a xanax tablet disolved under the tongue will stop any panic...
    ... tasks. I also heard kolotapin was a better benzo then xanax since it lasts alot longer. Maybe give that a try...
    ... get it together and she also said I might need more xanax at first. So 2 weeks is all I have right now...

  52. Chronic palpitations with panic/anxiety
    ... heart rate. You could also try a benzodiazepine like Xanax or Klonopin, but if it's just the palps that are bothering...

  53. Question for Everyone
    ... with you, what has helped me. They also presribed xanax to take as needed, I usually only need it it around...
    ... life out of me. I see myself having to use more xanax around my period also. I feel anxious around that...

  54. symptoms of night panic attack
    ... but all quiets down after I take a small amount of Xanax . I am wondering if this is a panic attack or something...

  55. Elevated Blood Pressure & High Pulse Rate
    ... abnormally high levels. After taking a small dose of Xanax I calm down. Does this sound like anxiety related...
    ... about a year ago. Are you on any other meds besides Xanax ?...

  56. help-so damn embarressing!!!!
    ... is the case with me. I think you can safely take Xanax , Ativan or Valium along with the Inderal, but of course...

  57. Exercise advise...please? :)
    ... lose weight. How do you exercise?? Its hard to take xanax first b/c that just makes me tired. I start with...

  58. Long Time Klonopin Users, I Have Questions
    ... from a Dr. Recently, I had to go back on paxil and xanax . I take .10 of paxil a day and 2X .25 of xanax and...

  59. Anxiety or Panic??
    ... deal and hope I can get through this. On cymbalta and xanax as needed. you will too get through this. let me know...

  60. silly me i thought i was better
    ... because the last one i took (something similar to xanax but not that name) didnt help much thanks for replying...

  61. feel like I am losing it...
    ... you are not long ago. I wasn't thrilled about taking xanax every day but it got to the point where I had to. ... have taken time off work. Don't be afraid to use your xanax until you can find the best way to take control of...

  62. how long do panic attacks usually last?
    ... in that time. You need to break the cycle somehow. Xanax or valium, ativan etc are the best for that- you say...

  63. Citalopram (Celexa) Help! please
    ... to sleep and make me hungry at times. I was using Xanax with the remeron to help with panic attacks. Along ... clonazepam (klonopin) for anxiety so I've stopped the xanax . However, the doctor told me to continue taking Remeron...
    ... remeron but docs have different ideas re these meds xanax and klonapin are both valium type meds and help with...
    ... Thank you, everyone, for your input. I had been taking Xanax daily ( 1 - 1.5mg per day) for the last two or three ... I took only .25 mg for two days and have not taken Xanax for about 5 days. I'm not sure if I was experiencing ... withdrawl from Xanax , more than likely was a side affect from the celexa...
    ... sleeping, etc. If you were used to taking 1.5 mg/day of Xanax and are now only taking .25 of Clonazepam to counteract ... benzos). On a personal note, I have been taking Xanax as needed for a year and a half. Antidepressants ... ..I couldn't bear the side effects. I don't take Xanax every day...only when I am terribly anxious or feeling...

  64. started lexapro 10mg
    ... alittle tired, it beats having panic. I also take xanax as needed should I need to take the edge off. I didn...
    ... most likely find that you don't ever have to use the Xanax any more. It really works very well for anxiety,...

  65. Shaking !!!!
    ... shook like crazy. I just got a prescription for xanax 0.5 mg. I can take it up to 3 times a day when needed...

  66. Panic Attacks and High Blood Pressure
    ... anxious out of the blue while relaxed, I tool 1/2 a Xanax . It helped. Then three hours later I started feeling...
    ... anxious out of the blue while relaxed, I tool 1/2 a Xanax . It helped. Then three hours later I started feeling ... rebound from both blood pressure pills and especially Xanax ! Almost sounds like rebound from the Xanax. I wouldn ... then maybe do the every other day thing. But taking Xanax might always result in a rebound effect so that would ... just complicate things. Are you just taking Xanax as needed or everyday? veryday use would require some ... full-blown panic so only for anxiety) instead of the Xanax (provided you don't regularly take it and don't need...

  67. Lexapro Question
    ... that my heart was going to stop. I was first put on Xanax when I started having the PVCs and it helped a lot...

  68. Anyone with jaw pain with panic?
    ... fact that I have panic issues and have been taking Xanax from time to time. The Xanax helps with the pain ... start feeling this way and get all worked up and a xanax is sometimes the only thing that calms me....
    ... The only med I take is Clonazepam (similar to your Xanax ) to stop a panic attack from becoming full blown....
    ... and I would be in a state of panic. I was given Xanax for those episodes. Now these episodes are coming...

  69. Is this panic disorder? Or am I just going crazy? Please help!
    ... and she is trying to help me, first by putting me on Xanax . I haven't started yet, but I took Ambien last night...
    ... I wanted to add that I have just taken Xanax (0.5 MG) and I am still having bad feelings of panic...

  70. I am pretty sure i have panic disorder..
    ... on a as needed basis for when you have an attack,, xanax and ativan are very common. Good luck to you and keep...
    ... dying... ive heard of those meds before, my aunt takes xanax , but i heard it has bad side effects.. but im still...
    ... hi i have never taken xanax but I have heard alot of people get great benifit ... either of these was tiredness ....if you want give xanax ,klonopin,or ativan a try and hey if it doesnt help...
    ... Let me just say I take xanax and I have no side effects whatsoever from this. I ... attack coming on or am in the midst of one I take a xanax and it completely relieves all symptoms. I take the...

  71. percocet withdrawal?
    ... I found that when I felt very edgy, that taking a Xanax really helped. I still had trouble sleeping and had ... hot flashes, etc., but the Xanax really helped. I have a prescription for .5 mg. tablets...

  72. Did Lexapro raise anyones Blood Pressure??
    ... have only felt liek this for 2 days now. I took a xanax at 11 am this mornign. Thats the ealiest I have ever ... taken xanax . So I wonder if I am having some breakthrough...

  73. Life without Xanax??
    ... never been able to tell me either...but I too took Xanax ...because like you Zoloft and Paxil where hell on ... earth for me...I had allergic reactions to both. Xanax was the one and only thing that allowed me to live ... there. I never had problems weaning off of the Xanax ...I went VERY slowly. But, you can come off of ... have a friend who suffered from panic/anxiety, took Xanax for two or three years....like me, she woke up one ... and the panic was just gone, she weaned off of the Xanax and 14 years later she's still panic/anxiety free...
    ... because it answered my question that there is life after xanax . Hopefully, your "cycle" will have ended, and my panic...
    ... has ever told me, you should never just stop taking Xanax after you've been taking it for any length of time...

  74. My First Panic Attack...
    ... continues. I did and he gave me a prescription for Xanax . Once you take it it works quickly which is great ... you want to sleep and slow down. Be careful with Xanax if you decided to take it and IF you can get a prescription ... don't really need it. I myself did research on Xanax before I started taking it. I would advise you to...

  75. i have a question about xanax
    ... xanax is supposed to relax you and take the edge of the ... don't feel anything if I take less than 2.5mg. If xanax is not working for you then try ativan, vallium, or...
    ... I was given .50mg of xanax to take 3 times a day. I would take only .25mg everyday ... 25mg every other day and it really helped. To me, the xanax just blocks all of the horrible symptoms you would ... would be all nervous, and 20 min after i took the xanax i would be in heaven. It was like someone shut the...
    ... If xanax is working properly you shouldn't be having symptoms ... and walking into walls. People should only be taking xanax when they are having a panic attack or realize they...
    ... xanax is a useful valium type med, best taken only as needed...
    ... differently to different drugs - it's possible that Xanax isn't the right fit for you. Primarily it's for extreme ... are having a panic attack. There is a new form of Xanax , however, that is meant to be taken daily and maybe ... while since I have taken it. If you don't feel that Xanax is helping then speak to your dr. and hopefully he...
    ... I take my xanax every day (my Rx is for .25 3xday as needed), because ... other drugs can. So, I think it is wrong to say that xanax shouldn't be taken everyday. I don't take it if I...