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  1. Nerve pain vs arthritis?
    ... Sleeping is very difficult never comfortable, take xanax every night, hate taking a pill to sleep! So single...

  2. whats the diffrence b/w a regular sterioid epidural injection in the lumbar and a...
    ... did not know.) As well as the fact I am on so much Xanax for Panic Disorder. You will be fine, every once ... 2 years ago I had 2 Endoscopies and because of my Xanax , both attempts at sedation failed. I had to go through...

  3. Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Steriod Injections
    ... the tongue) beforehand, but for me being on 5mg of Xanax a day, it never worked, Actually it did nothing at ... all, he said it was because of the Xanax . Has anyone out there gone through this? IS this...
    ... talked he was afraid of the fact I have to take 5mg of Xanax a day, he didn't want to add other meds, since they ... dosing me. But as the Nurse said, I have been on Xanax for 12 years, have had several surgeries including ... any problems. But that I really need to explain the Xanax to him and MAKE him understand that I have built up...

  4. I need different opinons on how to deal with Sciatica Pain!
    ... the tongue) beforehand, but for me being on 5mg of Xanax a day, it never worked, Actually it did nothing at ... all, he said it was because of the Xanax . Has anyone out there gone through this? IS this...
    ... talked he was afraid of the fact I have to take 5mg of Xanax a day, he didn't want to add other meds, since they ... dosing me. But as the Nurse said, I have been on Xanax for 12 years, have had several surgeries including ... any problems. But that I really need to explain the Xanax to him and MAKE him understand that I have built up...

  5. test results
    ... returned....He had me on vicodin es and methocarbamol and xanax . The soonest the office could get me in was to see...

  6. can anyone help me
    ... affraid of confined spaces and my dr gave me a scrip of xanax to take befor my mri and it helped me i was real sleepy...

  7. SI joint issues - advice please...
    ... but I think that they are snowing you. I have taken Xanax for thirteen years and it is a great muscle relaxer...

  8. SI joint block injection today
    ... ride in a car or a plane, I have to take eight to ten Xanax to knock myself out or just take the pain. Every day...

  9. Had my first pre-surgery meltdown...
    ... panic attack!). Either this or ask your dr for some Xanax - you do not need to suffer for a whole week! And...

  10. Pain on my left side - please help!
    ... help), and vicodin when the pain was horrible, and xanax (.25mg helped when the pain flared up....helped with ... for me. Then he retired:( . Next dr kept me on the xanax , ultracet, and vicodin for what i called break thru...

  11. Bulge disk...what is usual treatment?
    ... put me on vicodin es for "bad days", ultraset and xanax for stress and sleep (this was 1 year ago)..........

  12. Nerve Root Block Injection Too concerned..?
    ... Take a muscle relaxer if you have one, and a Xanax or Vailum if you have that. Bring a driver. Ask for...

  13. My situation and need advice please!! :)
    ... attacks and nervousness. Have also been on Paxil and Xanax for that, no longer on Paxil, I stopped myself. I...

  14. SMOKING and FUSION
    ... Duragesic, Lortab, Zanaflex, Neurontin, Soma, Elavil, Xanax , dicolfenac, occasional Medrol paks and OTC NSAIDS...

  15. PM called today & told me never to return!?
    ... every med he has me on) and said I was taking 5-1mg Xanax a day from him (I've only seen this PM for 6-7 months...

  16. EMG Anyone????
    ... any sedation UNLESS you get anxious, then a little xanax or something might help YOU relax enough for the procedure...

  17. severe leg problems one year after surgery
    ... neurontin, elavil, zanaflex, zoloft,skeleaxin, and xanax thanks Kay...

  18. Miracles
    ... Vicodan, Percocet, Percodan, Flexeril, Soma, Valium, Xanax , Oxycordone, Bextra, Vioxx, and Celebrex, and none...

  19. Ultracet - Good or Bad?
    ... I read that it shouldn't be taken with vallium or xanax type meds, I also take xanax!!!! What is wrong...
    ... I read that it shouldn't be taken with vallium or xanax type meds, I also take xanax!!!! What is wrong...

  20. I'm so miserable
    ... they are notorious for causing weight gain :) xanax helps me just as you - sometimes at the end of a very...
    ... after surgery........... I noticed you metioned xanax , i also might suggest amitritplene to ask your doc...

  21. Valium and other meds
    ... a med. I would let him suggest one. good luck xanax it works for my axiety. but I dont take it every day...
    ... more before I go. So, I will fax the request(oh, xanax does zero for me. I took one the day hubby lost his...
    ... allowing for a restful night's sleep. I am also on xanax from my primary doc specifically for the anxiety....

  22. doc gave me Cymbalta for pain/depression
    ... with Anxiety so much, that I will need to lower my Xanax as far as I can and when Cymbalta makes me so sleepy ... again, I might actually be able to go off the Xanax for good. Stardust...

  23. stress and pain
    ... mel, I have been experimenting with pain meds, Xanax and muscle relaxers to see what helps me pain. If ... I am stressed and take a half of a Xanax , my pain level drops dramatically. This is what I...
    ... I wish I had a xanax or valium, but I don't. My relaxers don't help and...

  24. Big Mistake!!
    ... am going to have to make it CRYSTAL clear about my Xanax , my last surgery, (a different surgeon) decided I ... didn't need Xanax and I was going into seizures before the nurses finally...
    ... At the time when I was denied the Xanax I got my Phsyciatrist on the Hospital phone, he told ... if they don't want thier pain meds to mix with the Xanax . BUt I just talked to him and after a 10 yr Dependency...
    ... care of. Keep remembering, don't cut back on your Xanax while in pain, it will just try to fool you. ...

  25. MY TURN-neck questions and another
    ... stop them. I've been having them too & found that a xanax works better than the muscle relaxers they gave me...

  26. Undecided about Electronic Nerve Stimulator
    ... it was a significant amount and you are down to one xanax a day that sounds pretty good. What part of it makes...
    ... familiar you are with the side effects of cutting down on Xanax . It is a very incidious drug. It will trick you into ... you are not in pain, but if you try to cut down on Xanax while in pain, it intensifies the *idea* of pain. ... brain via nerves. The brain has to interpret the pain. Xanax uses some of the same brain space. If cutting down ... on Xanax worsens your pain level, then it could be muscle pain ... because one of the side effects of Xanax is the effect of muscle relaxation. This is why I ... back pain, no matter how many exercises I did. The Xanax becomes a double edged sword. Try taking more Xanax ... about twelve years. Each time I try to get off of Xanax , I am certain that I am in pain. Once it was ripped ... if it is real pain, intensified pain, or just the Xanax tricking me. I have spoken to more than a few doctors ... regards to this phenomenom and they agree with it. Xanax will do anything to trick you into taking it forever ... . It is reputed to be harder to stop taking Xanax than to stop opiates. You might want to mention ... you talk to them about pain meds and the stimulator. Xanax is a huge factor in pain manangement and what the...
    ... familiar you are with the side effects of cutting down on Xanax . It is a very incidious drug. It will trick you into ... you are not in pain, but if you try to cut down on Xanax while in pain, it intensifies the *idea* of pain. ... brain via nerves. The brain has to interpret the pain. Xanax uses some of the same brain space. If cutting down ... on Xanax worsens your pain level, then it could be muscle pain ... because one of the side effects of Xanax is the effect of muscle relaxation. This is why I ... back pain, no matter how many exercises I did. The Xanax becomes a double edged sword. Try taking more Xanax ... about twelve years. Each time I try to get off of Xanax , I am certain that I am in pain. Once it was ripped ... if it is real pain, intensified pain, or just the Xanax tricking me. I have spoken to more than a few doctors ... regards to this phenomenom and they agree with it. Xanax will do anything to trick you into taking it forever ... . It is reputed to be harder to stop taking Xanax than to stop opiates. You might want to mention ... you talk to them about pain meds and the stimulator. Xanax is a huge factor in pain manangement and what the...

  27. update / ruptured disc
    ... should try to find someone that will give you some xanax or versed proir to the shot. You do need to be still...

  28. Sweet tooth
    ... I am actually using the chocolate to come off of Xanax . I have no idea why, but it helps with withdrawls...
    ... menopause. You are going through withdrawals from Xanax and I will be withdrawing from chocolate. At least...
    ... that I NEED them. Be very careful taking all those Xanax . We don't want to hear that you overdosed on those...
    ... I love that it releases endorphins. As for the Xanax , that is the only drug that I have taken that is safe ... research on them. There is not one documented case of a Xanax overdose, which seems weird to me. I think that you...
    ... WOW. I am at AWWWW over the amount of Xanax your taking. I have to take 4-5mg a day for severe ... spelling?) they use for sedation is the same as the Xanax . Let me know, Stardust...
    ... the insomnia for a few days, it WILL go away, the Xanax will give up and add 1 Ambien to keep you asleep all...
    ... for a few months when my fiance at the time died. Xanax is a very seductive drug. I agree, it will pull you ... any surgery in the past few years, since starting Xanax , that I needed to be put under for. When I went...
    ... have the hubby drive me again and take a handful of Xanax , again. I have never had a CT scan so will see how ... rides. I would not try it for everyday sleep. Lots of Xanax , two morphine, two Soma and four stool softeners. ... about eight hours. I am now down to one and half Xanax at night. I am otherwise drug free except for chocolate...
    ... sweat that one. Good job on cutting down on the Xanax . I think we just need to hold on to the chocolate...
    ... directed at your nose, cool air. I always take an extra xanax but only one, and when I begin to go in, I close my...
    ... freaked out the first time. By #3, I was taking six Xanax to get through it and falling asleep. I am sure that ... I picture a date with a car ride and about six Xanax in my future. :) :) memaw: I am sending positive...
    ... I am amazed at the amount of xanax some of you are taking. I take .5mg and it knocks...
    ... way there AND back shaking like a leaf. So no the Xanax did not make me sleep, it did take away the fear like ... Hurricane or something, I was told to take 1 extra xanax and go to bed and sleep through it, but it doesn't...
    ... meds is different. If my husband take a half of a Xanax , I can pretty much write him off for the entire day ... There are no known cases of a drug overdose from just Xanax . The bad past is, and this is the worst part for...

  29. confused about doctors
    ... playing havoc with my back. No wonder I am back on Xanax . :o :) :) I am beginning to think that the...

  30. Spondylolisthesis-still looking for answers-not feeling so good today
    ... Lortab a day for the last two days. 1 Soma and 2 Xanax (0.25 mg) at night to sleep. How are you all?...

  31. SCARED...Please help!
    ... I had no pain for one full week. That is a lot of Xanax but you can't od on it. I didn't take any pain pills ... but I have to function so I am not taking any more Xanax . But, it worked for one week. I drove, went for walks...

  32. Saw neuro..Fusion, ADR, or PT..need advice!
    ... suffocated one night on her trach tube supposedly from a xanax overdose. Shorlt after, he was with his current wife...

  33. Cortizone shot
    ... versed due to the fact I need larger doses because my Xanax is the same class of meds and I am used to them and...

  34. Ruptured Discs at L5/S1 & L4/L5
    ... I do not like to take any prescription Meds except Xanax or Valium. The meds I have tried so far are skelaxin ... I am not familiar with. Last evening I got some xanax and took a small dose. It took my worries away to...
    ... Here is my problem currently. I can use xanax and deal with it all. The numbness, the worrying ... but the pain has subsided alot. I can take 1mg of xanax , drink 4 beers and I have no worries. Am I kidding...
    ... longterm damage to nerves if I ignore it while using xanax and beer to ease the misery....
    ... isn't long to heal. Are you doing physical therapy? Xanax and beer are poor pain control methods. Works great ... control before tackling back surgery. Remember, beer or Xanax , never both! Good luck!...

  35. Pain medication - avoiding/reducing tolerance
    ... relaxant they gave me does nothing, in fact, I take my xanax & I think that works better for it. I had vicodin...

  36. it hurts!
    ... you just need to get more rest. Lourie, I am on Xanax for Panic Disorder, Klonopin is a sister drug. How ... it, if you have been on it awhile. I have been on Xanax over 12 years and they can't get me off of it, but...
    ... my surgery. I have no history of being a regular Xanax user and I am aware of the sister drug scenerio. ...

  37. Nerve procedure for pain?
    ... muscles? Last weekend I had a spare day. I took four Xanax and, wham, my pain went away for a whole day. I thought...

  38. Back spasms after lumbar fusion surgery
    ... just added 10 mg. Flexeril 3 x per day, as well as xanax and Pamelor, a tricyclic antidepressant with pain...
    ... just added 10 mg. Flexeril 3 x per day, as well as xanax and Pamelor, a tricyclic antidepressant with pain ... meds, they didn't work. I could take a handful of Xanax and not yawn, get shots of Morphine and just lay and...

  39. I've had ENOUGH opinions!!
    ... could not do it himself. He drove me, I doubled my Xanax and cried the whole time to go home. At one point...

  40. Morphine Haze
    ... doc is so uninformed. He is the one who told me that Xanax is not addictive. He is a funny guy. He won't let ... for my husband for muscle spasms. Then, he give me Xanax . He knows that I can't do morphine yet gives me a...

  41. what a difference a doctor can make
    ... with percocet 7.5/325, skelaxin(muscle relaxer)and xanax He told my husband that more than half of the battle ... is mentally and to give me a xanax whenever my speech was at all negative to help me ... norco now and then random skelaxin and havent had a xanax for a week. This is a doctor that realizes with the...

  42. Question about epidural injection?
    ... can take that won't react with them. I'm also taking xanax and wellbutrin....
    ... wellbutrin and it is okay with motrin, not sure about xanax , but will look-actually will call my mil, she is an...

  43. How much Ultracet is o.k.
    ... doctor assured me of this, but then he told me that Xanax was not addictive also. Even though Ultraset is not...

  44. Any Ideas? Back to square 1 after my visit to the NS
    ... away. I have no idea why. Do you have any Valium or Xanax ? It works better than muscle relaxers. Ask your primary...

  45. scaroiliitis
    ... I am going to try us use these days to cut down on Xanax . Also, I can stay up and not bother him. I won't miss...

  46. Xanax????
    ... These are HIGHLY addictive. Xanax won't get you high, but Valium will, so I prefer Xanax ... killing me, I take a Valium and it stops. I take the Xanax to sleep. The down side is that, when you try to...
    ... valium and xanax are equally addicting, creating the same kinds of...

  47. This pain is unbearable!!!!
    ... pain pill junkie. I still have to take 1/2 a 2 mg Xanax about mid afternoon and a whole one at night to sleep...

  48. SKELAXIN...has anyone taken this??
    ... hi i only take xanax as needed for the panic and i am in therapy....i find...
    ... The Xanax becomes a catch-22. Not for people like yourself who ... as time goes by, with all of the new drugs such as Xanax and Valium (relatively new in comparison to the old...

  49. my body!!!!
    ... .. no wonder. Muscle relaxers should help. I take xanax to help me relax.... it works!! Sometimes we don't...
    ... very well could be withdrawals. xanax and muscle relaxers help. stay strong. jayboy...

  50. Prolotherapy or cortisone?
    ... no alternatives. I did it w/o pain meds. I did take Xanax before going in. Each session was one month apart...

  51. cross your fingers for me!
    ... I made it through the test with help from 1/2 a xanax and percocet. I don't know how well I did, so keep...

  52. weird feelings tonight...
    ... more pain too as the night crept on) and then tried a Xanax , which I never take, they are my hubby's for flying...

  53. I freaked out during MRI. Looking for encouragement!
    ... I took Xanax and don't even remember going in or coming out. I ... WAY claustrophobic and managed two of these now with Xanax . You can do it. That is great that your husband...
    ... and your husband's presence should do wonders. BTW, xanax and valium are equivalent medications (in the same ... family), so one should also have a driver after xanax . Standingman...
    ... MRI I took my pain medication, a muscle relaxer and xanax and hubby drove me. I made it through it just fine...
    ... They gave me Xanax I took it when I got there and after about 30 min...
    ... the whole embarrassing bit. The next one I took a xanax and then asked for a washcloth to put over my eyes...
    ... doctor if you could take something like Lortab AND xanax or valium. Don't know about mixing the two, but doc...

  54. How can drs up and leave us stranded???
    ... death so their Ins. rates don't get effected! Lo-dose Xanax helps spine pain & now that's added to my NO list...
    ... death so their Ins. rates don't get effected! Lo-dose Xanax helps spine pain & now that's added to my NO list...

  55. MRI, I am afraid of closed in spaces!!
    ... something and if you had a ride home. I took six Xanax and don't remember a thing. I don't remember going ... in, being in, or getting out. FWIW: I take three Xanax a day anyway so that was not too many for me. If you ... doc know before hand and they can give you either Xanax or Valium. My husband took Soma before his, not...

  56. Back pain and driving!
    ... doctor suggested muscle relaxers for traveling. I take Xanax anyway so just take a few more for relaxing on the...

  57. Muscle atrophy,Due to si dysfunction
    ... For awhile I was on Bextra, Neurontin, Ultraset and Xanax . I am off all of those. There was a point where I...

  58. Need help reading my MRI results
    ... those with one Soma. That worked. The next day I added Xanax . Again, no pain. There I was at the spine doctor looking...

  59. SI dysfunction
    ... road trip". I ate three Ultraset, one Bextra, and six Xanax . I slept on my side in the car from OR to WA and back ... soft masses by the SI joint. So, if dancing and Xanax stop the pain, just call me a dancing fool from now...

  60. To Lori J. HELP !
    ... will be very nerve wracking for me, maybe I'll take a xanax to get thru the day! LOL Here is our family, so you...
    ... the whole crowd on Sunday , you'll have to take a xanax so you won't lose it! Oh my , you mentioned Trazodone...

  61. Back problems, new to board : questions
    ... not see them all as one. The doctor did give me Xanax which I have taken when I have flown as I am a nervous ... it all the time and do not. He said I can take the Xanax 2-3 times a week for anxiety and hopefully that will...

  62. SI problems
    ... little apprehensive at this point as I had just taken Xanax and knew that I was not tense, at all. In fact, I...

  63. 2nd epidural steriod injection Frid.....scared even more than 1st one
    ... ... this did help a lot[also had some pergocet & xanax that I also took to help the pain.....2 days later...

  64. HElP!!! please ...major pain day after steriod injection
    ... been in my rt leg]... right now I took a pergoset Xanax & have place as ice pack on my lower back... I am...

  65. 1st steriod injection on Friday..scared to death...
    ... or not you will be sedated...if so, don't take the Xanax because you won't need it and if you do take it, they ... If they don't plan on sedating you, go with the Xanax , it'll help you relax. Take care and let us know...

  66. Lumbar Fusion & Anti-Inflammatories!?
    ... My Doc put me on Xanax after Fusion Surgery. Kinda sorta Like Valium....
    ... cheaper. Valium is in the sedative family (along with xanax )....

  67. I do not understand this
    ... a script for OxyContin and some other doc calls in Xanax for you, hopefully your pharmacist will tell you that...

  68. Thats my story and I'm sticking to it!!!!!!!
    ... and a friend of the family and I had been on paxil, xanax , flexiril or soma, and vicodin es since I was 15 he ... right now, 40mg 2x's daily, neurontin 2400mg daily, xanax .5 3x's daily, trazadone 300mg at bedtime, prozac...
    ... bladder hives from taking an anti depressent before? xanax which helps a little now and then,.....etc. i am sure...

  69. SuccessStory and Others
    ... in my hometown hospital. The Dr at the ER gave me Xanax and he gave me something for thrush , as he said that ... person I am with meds,,,, I've had the whole bottle of Xanax here untouched. My mom came up and told me to take ... a Xanax for the anxiety and to take my Loratab for the pain...

  70. pain meds
    ... gabby.gif[/img] I only use hydrocodone and zoloft and xanax on as need basis. I started taking an antioxidant...

  71. real bad doctor visit
    ... without sedation, I would be sure to take some of my Xanax in advance, at least that would help me to relax. ... advance and ask if they can call in a few pills of Xanax or Valium for you, or at least something that they...

  72. update re. footdrop - surgery
    ... sleepy and constipated. I took three Aleve, 1 mg of Xanax and rolled on the couch for the night. So much for...

  73. I Hate Insurance Companies !!!!!!
    ... really need it. I don't take it very often now, as the Xanax or Flexeril works better to relax me, that is, when...

  74. what a terrible ride !
    ... add something else to it. They did give me some xanax to kinda help me settle down til I finish this steroid...
    ... add something else to it. They did give me some xanax to kinda help me settle down til I finish this steroid...

  75. to help those fall asleep take benadryl but not if you take other meds that dont mix
    ... about mixing junk together. i also take sometimes xanax and am on zoloft anti depressant. i take b complex...