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  1. has anyone seen annieof5?
    ... off. I am hanging in there though. I'm on l mg of xanax a day, so I've had no real bad panic attacks, but...

  2. Restoril for Annieof5 Information
    ... hypnotics which is more for sleep disorders, where as xanax and Klonopin are in the class of anxiolytics, which ... of Restoril is approximately equivilant to 0.5mg of xanax although the workings being similiar, effects are...

  3. Is this a side effect of paxil?
    ... this is more of a benzo, like Klononpin, ativan or xanax . I not trying to push benzos as it seems, its just...

  4. Scared..........need advise
    ... or convince your Doctor to let you take Klonopin or xanax . You, I can tell, although we would all like to be...
    ... won't let go......... Anyhow, she put me on 1mg Xanax three times a day and at bedtime as well if needed ... should get better each week............she said the Xanax will help a lot with the withdrawal symptoms..... ... night and then seeing how that goes............the Xanax may be temporary until we see what the Zoloft can ... today then I did yesterday, but am hoping with the Xanax on board things will improve much faster............
    ... KayT, the xanax will probably help you a lot til you are thru the ... doc put me on Klonopin til I adjust to my new AD, xanax & Klonopin help to calm & also help us to relax to...
    ... [QUOTE=lori j]KayT, the xanax will probably help you a lot til you are thru the ... doc put me on Klonopin til I adjust to my new AD, xanax & Klonopin help to calm & also help us to relax to ... been tough to stop taking the Paxil..............the Xanax .........although I haven't been brave enough to take ... thought processes have eased up..........which the Xanax is probably helping with as well...........and I am...
    ... been tough to stop taking the Paxil..............the Xanax .........although I haven't been brave enough to take ... thought processes have eased up..........which the Xanax is probably helping with as well...........and I am ... then tranquilizers. As a general rule of thumb of xanax : Up to 3mg a day for anxiety disorder and 4mg and ... situiation is to stop the problems and wing back off the xanax SLOWLY but as soon as possible. I would take it 3 ... Zoloft will work out for you and you will not need the xanax any longer. If you miss a dose of xanax and it is ... constant medication. If that does not work for you then xanax will be the answer. If you end up on Klonopin or xanax...
    ... there? I was sure you would have some advise on the Xanax , since you take it now or have in the past??? Any...
    ... there? I was sure you would have some advise on the Xanax , since you take it now or have in the past??? Any ... times a day? Kaytee:-) Kaytee, I also have taken xanax but found that it did make me edgy when it wore off ... . I am now taking Klonopin, it's similar to xanax , but lasts longer in the system & you don't feel a ... about Klonopin. I called & asked for it, I knew the xanax always took me real high & then dropped me to the...
    ... Sorry Sickman, I didn't see your response to my Xanax post, so I asked again............Thanks for the info ... I have noticed that If I stay constant with the Xanax (three times a day, spread apart) it has helped more ... wait until the symptoms occur then try to take the Xanax to stop them................ As for withdrawal ... and off, flu like symptoms, anxiety (although the Xanax is taking the edge off that most of the time, if I...
    ... get some flu like symptoms and this is not from the xanax . It will take the edge off and I am sure once you ... adjustment to the Zoloft. Nothing to worry about and the xanax will take the edge off. Just remember to back off ... the xanax at a very, very slow rate so the Zoloft can mask anything...
    ... anxiety trying to creep in, although the Zoloft and Xanax have stopped the Panic! 8 days in to quitting ... said that they would not have kept me, just given me Xanax and sent me home, she says I am no where close to...
    ... and things are much smoother..........I'm sure the Xanax has helped with that as well..........and I do know...

  5. Need Answers Please?!
    ... are. I also get the attacks when I fly. But I take xanax with me and I am fine. Trying to control them on...

  6. Annie...I can't stop thinking about you!
    ... We have lots of family and church support. The xanax did help me sleep 7 hours last night. That is good...

  7. Down to 10mg
    ... ......and just plain fatigued.........been taking Xanax on and off as needed.........I'm a bit scared to take ... to make Xmas a mess............ Any input on the Xanax and also on how long it should take me to taper off...
    ... swap to zoloft it can be done overnight, ask doc xanax is very useful for anxiety and also antidepressant...
    ... ......and just plain fatigued.........been taking Xanax on and off as needed.........I'm a bit scared to take ... to make Xmas a mess............ Any input on the Xanax and also on how long it should take me to taper off ... at each step to be on the lowest dosage possible. Xanax does not take you to a low, it sedates you. This side ... manage, taking it only once a day for the most part. Xanax on the other hand you will probably find that you...
    ... of symptoms if they are coming and going. Use the xanax as you need to help you though this. Some of this ... on the worst of the seritonin drugs, "Serzone" and xanax is what straightened me out. Nothing else, celexa ... There aren't any. Again take your time and use the xanax only when needed to ease this. If you move completely...
    ... feelings and not an all day thing at work. Carry the xanax with you and if you start having a problem, go to ... the restroom and take a xanax to get back to normal. You may get some "zaps" like...
    ... feelings and not an all day thing at work. Carry the xanax with you and if you start having a problem, go to ... the restroom and take a xanax to get back to normal. You may get some "zaps" like ... .........just couldn't sleep.........I took a .25 Xanax and still lay there with my heart pounding....... ... going to be okay). She told me to take another half a Xanax and try to go back to sleep. At 3:30am I did this ... am thankful for that.............plan on taking the Xanax pretty regular today as to try and offset this pounding...

  8. Help .. Please
    ... wonderful last night and slept well. They prescribed Xanax .5 . The instructions I was given was take 1 or 2 ... new ones that aren't "normal" ? Also, if you are on Xanax does it work? I just want to get my life back. ...
    ... xanax works great! i was kinda in the same place as you...
    ... derealisation, quite common with panic attacks and anxiety, xanax is very useful but disolve a tablet under the tongue ... when out, addiction is much less likely this way, a xanax tablet lasts for about 2 hours tensing the muscles...
    ... 10mg of Valium is approximately equivilant to .5mg of xanax . Xanax which I take and have taken for years is very ... to fast on the trust of my Psych. It disabled me. Xanax is just as additing as Kolonopin if not worse. But ... thing that works for panic attack. It is okay to be on xanax , but I would not take 0.5mg every 2 hours or as needed ... for you, then it is a lot less maintenance drug then xanax . Taking it once or twice a day is a lot easier and ... have helped you and I wish you well. Don't take the xanax more then you have to and do not exceed at the very...

  9. any help
    ... disorder for around 4 years now.The whole time ive taken xanax .5 4 times a day,the other drugs i cant handle etc...
    ... disorder for around 4 years now.The whole time ive taken xanax .5 4 times a day,the other drugs i cant handle etc...

  10. Does anxiety cause heart problems?
    ... focus ability so I quit taking it. She then gave me xanax .5 mg to take 3 times a day. But with my fear of meds...

  11. My son died last night and I feel like dying too...
    ... that I really want to dope myself up. I have enough xanax , but have been working hard in tapering and was almost ... bundle of nerves and falling into despair. I know the xanax only eases the pain and reality will set in. SHould...
    ... heart aches for you. i know you were weaning off the xanax , but i would talk to your doctor right away and get...
    ... Thank you all. I did take a bit of xanax last night cause I felt panicky about not being able...
    ... heart goes out to you. I would suggest taking all the Xanax you need (within reason, of course) to get through ... you will ever face in your life. Worrying about the Xanax at this time is adding to your burden. Take it as...
    ... I got through the funeral arrangements okay. The xanax really helped. His buriel will be on Christmas...
    ... Annie; Take care and take your Xanax check with the Dr. to see how much but I can not think...

  12. I need help, going nuts
    ... third time, then I'm gonna see if I can maybe get some Xanax or something. I also did notice that the less I think...
    ... Nick, xanax is ok, but it does have a short span of effectiveness ... an anti-depressant that is used for anxiety. Also, xanax is much more addictive & used daily, you will begin...

  13. Anxiety, Stress, Panic Disorders and questions
    ... .........and after all of these years of avoiding Xanax and the such..........that is what helped me..... ... to counseling for a while..........I will use the Xanax (and may ask for Ativan instead, didn't you say it ... drop you down low? I wondered today if it was the Xanax that may be dropping me low?? I have been on SSRIs...
    ... .........and after all of these years of avoiding Xanax and the such..........that is what helped me..... ... to counseling for a while..........I will use the Xanax (and may ask for Ativan instead, didn't you say it ... drop you down low? I wondered today if it was the Xanax that may be dropping me low?? I have been on SSRIs ... want the Klonopin. It is so much more managable then xanax . If quick relief is what you need then constant lowest ... dosage possible of xanax is best if that is where your disorder is at. I don ... 't think that Klonopin or xanax quits working at the dosage that you stable at. Over...

  14. is there a cure other than meds!
    ... told me that I should be taking twice the amount of Xanax that I was taking, plus I needed to be on an SSRI...

  15. Here's my story and concerns..please read
    ... I had a severe panic attack. The ER doc prescribed Xanax 0.5 mg. Since then, I've taken Xanax twice to take ... slower as well. But this is normal, I assume because Xanax is a downer. The doctor also referred me to a psychologist ... intelligent folks might be able to answer for me. Is Xanax and Paxil good to mix? I have constant fatigue...
    ... I had a severe panic attack. The ER doc prescribed Xanax 0.5 mg. Since then, I've taken Xanax twice to take ... slower as well. But this is normal, I assume because Xanax is a downer. The doctor also referred me to a psychologist ... intelligent folks might be able to answer for me. Is Xanax and Paxil good to mix? I have constant fatigue ... :) Dear John x, The combination of paxil and xanax is okay as long as paxil works for you on a constant ... basis to control the anxiety. Xanax (benzo) on "an as needed basis" is okay as long as ... basis, you should be looking at Klonopin (benzo), not xanax . It lasts for 24 hours where xanax only lasts for...
    ... states where I seemed to have lost all my strength xanax as needed will continue to calm you .5 isnt a very ... large dose, but take only what is needed xanax works fastest if dissolved under the tongue, carry...
    ... with Sickman, tell your doc you prefer Klonopin to xanax . Xanax helps for a short time, but usually leaves...
    ... reaction to the Paxil. The benzos, like Klonopin and Xanax , are good for that but they can lose effectiveness...

  16. better
    ... i wanted to let you all know that i am still on my xanax , but down to .50 a day, and hope to be done with it...
    ... better. I just wanted to say something about the Xanax . If you aren't off of it by the first of the year ... have gone away...AGAIN...so I'm weaning off of my Xanax and I was worried that I was going to slowly. I spoke...
    ... i wanted to let you all know that i am still on my xanax , but down to .50 a day, and hope to be done with it ... problems. Just take your time with the rest of the xanax and always know that there are people here on the...
    ... afraid of is my doctor not letting me wean off the xanax , i am not sure as to his course of action. i am sure...
    ... afraid of is my doctor not letting me wean off the xanax , i am not sure as to his course of action. i am sure...
    ... situiation to him that you are winging yourself off of xanax if you have to. I just can't see that they would not ... should understand. We need to write a book called, " Xanax for dummies", for the Doctors. If your Doctor will...
    ... Yes I'm weaning off of xanax and now disolve my ever so small tablets into water...
    ... Yes I'm weaning off of xanax and now disolve my ever so small tablets into water...
    ... I agree with all the above, don't worry about the Xanax ....slowwwww weaning seems to be the best way from...

  17. Trouble finding right med for me--help
    ... up it to 1mg....whats going on? I'm wondering if Xanax is a logical step....
    ... up it to 1mg....whats going on? I'm wondering if Xanax is a logical step. Dear Laurenmarie179, I have ... a benzo and and anti-depressant (srri ) drug. Xanax is a short term benzo and will do nothing for depression ... continiously to work for anxiety and panic attacks. Xanax is for the same thing only it lasts 5 to 7 hours only...
    ... the attacks are". A person has to take what works. Xanax is what I take every 6 hours, an I would look at it...

  18. Panic Attack???
    ... kind of medication? At the moment I take Efexor and Xanax . Someone told me about trying to do yoga. Have...
    ... s helping even if you don't realize it. As far as Xanax , I thought you couldn't take that while pregnant? ... kind of medication? At the moment I take Efexor and Xanax . Someone told me about trying to do yoga. Have...
    ... dosage. I only take 1 Efexor of 50mg per day and 1 Xanax of 0.5mg per day in order for me to get pregnant. ... I actually stopped Xanax for quite a long time and it was only recently that...
    ... dosage. I only take 1 Efexor of 50mg per day and 1 Xanax of 0.5mg per day in order for me to get pregnant. ... I actually stopped Xanax for quite a long time and it was only recently that...

  19. Brain Fatigue
    ... in the boat I'm in.......... My doc did give me Xanax .............do you know much about this drug and will...
    ... in the boat I'm in.......... My doc did give me Xanax .............do you know much about this drug and will ... Kaytee:-) Hi KayT, Yes I am very familiar with xanax . I take 1mg every 6 hours. I take it with 20mg of ... and 300mg nuerontin every 6 hours also. I have taken xanax with serzone, buspar, remeron and effexor along with ... for some reason you need to stay with a drug like xanax , it would be better if the Psyc could move you before ... long to Klonopin because it lasts longer. The xanax only last 5-7 hours. Klonopin lasts for 24 hours. ... Psyc informed on what you are doing. What strenght of xanax did he give you and how are you to take it? It should ... sick) if needed and take a few days off to get use to xanax if that is what the Psyc is going to use. The Psyc...
    ... You might even ask you Psyc. about a low dosage of xanax on an as needed basis, not more then 0.25mg tablets ... Then I would rather see you try Klonopin instead of xanax and you can make this switch fairly easily having ... not been on the xanax for long. I do not like what I have read about Zoloft...
    ... .....I dropped the Paxil to 15 last night, took a Xanax and went to bed.......this am I don't feel near as...
    ... .....I dropped the Paxil to 15 last night, took a Xanax and went to bed.......this am I don't feel near as...
    ... Sincerely, Sickman :) A question about Xanax ........The doctor prescribed me .25mg..........I ... ..anyhow...........I have been scared to take the Xanax during the day because it knocked me out the first ... the Paxil or just hanging in there while taking the Xanax to calm my nerves............I did find out today...
    ... A question about Xanax ........The doctor prescribed me .25mg..........I ... ..anyhow...........I have been scared to take the Xanax during the day because it knocked me out the first ... the Paxil or just hanging in there while taking the Xanax to calm my nerves............I did find out today ... -) Dear KayT, Is your Psychratrist giving you xanax as a full dosage to take on a regular schedule or ... needed basis? Is you Psychratrist willing to give you xanax or a benzo on a regular basis? At some point in this ... should ask about adding Klonopin first, instead of xanax . If xanax is the only thing that will work, then that ... telling the Pdoc that you can't get straight without the xanax . You have to realize that you must stop the attacks ... alone. For many people this works but as you said the xanax calmed you, the paxil alone may not be going to have ... stopping power. You can hang in there longer taking the xanax as needed to see, but if this does not work out then ... your best answer to getting your life back. Although xanax was developed for short term usage, many have been ... positive but sometimes it is just this way. Take the xanax while you are working this out, so you can manage...
    ... Dear KayT, Is your Psychratrist giving you xanax as a full dosage to take on a regular schedule or ... needed basis? Is you Psychratrist willing to give you xanax or a benzo on a regular basis? At some point in this ... should ask about adding Klonopin first, instead of xanax . If xanax is the only thing that will work, then that ... telling the Pdoc that you can't get straight without the xanax . You have to realize that you must stop the attacks ... alone. For many people this works but as you said the xanax calmed you, the paxil alone may not be going to have ... stopping power. You can hang in there longer taking the xanax as needed to see, but if this does not work out then ... your best answer to getting your life back. Although xanax was developed for short term usage, many have been ... positive but sometimes it is just this way. Take the xanax while you are working this out, so you can manage ... Thanks for the advise. You know, after I took the Xanax I felt better and as the evening passed I calmed down ... like I could think straight..........my doc gave me xanax on an as needed basis.........but told me to take ... I should have just stayed on the Celexa and tried Xanax or ativan on an as needed basis...........Klonopin ... shouldn't judge it by that experience...........the xanax is good but I can tell it doesn't last near as long ... during all of this is being cautious about taking the xanax ..........have only taken maybe 5 of them since this ... very long time..........so I gave in and took the xanax ...........probably 30 minutes or so later I felt my ... through this............thank you. As far as the Xanax , the addiction thing is what made me be so cautious...

  20. Ativan Research on duration of effects
    ... Dr. just switched me to ativan to help me wean off xanax (said it has a longer half-life) which I have found ... out it NOT true. Does the same for me as xanax . I was hoping to be able to take .5 Ativan and have...

  21. rainswirls, sorry to leave you hanging, but I had a problem
    ... medication such as Klonopin which I would recomend but xanax if the symptoms warrant it. If the ativan was working ... older drug proven to work for this such as Klonopin or xanax . Ativan from what a mental health person I keep in ... can dispute the workings of Klonopin or especially xanax . Klonopin is taken less times a day and last longer ... but xanax works immediately. I take xanax every 6 hours and it is the only thing that will work...
    ... out, I would be the same way if I was only taking my xanax at bedtime or even if I missed a dose. Chin up and...

  22. panic attack during MRI
    ... the doctor and situation..........but it could be Xanax , Ativan, Valium.............there are more I'm sure...

  23. How do you cope with Panic Attacks??
    ... they started coming again, so my doctor put me on Xanax . I know there are alot of people against this drug ... little too much. Well, obviously, I had to wean the Xanax as quick as possible, which was too quick, but I didn...
    ... You said that when you got pregnant you stopped the Xanax . I had one child myself so far and I stopped the ... another baby. Now I take 20mg of Prozac and 0.5mg of Xanax a day. My doctor says that there is no problem for...
    ... You said that when you got pregnant you stopped the Xanax . I had one child myself so far and I stopped the ... another baby. Now I take 20mg of Prozac and 0.5mg of Xanax a day. My doctor says that there is no problem for ... Prozac are from the same med. group. Also, .5 mg of Xanax isn't real bad either. I was taking almost 3 mg. ... as its not a real high dose. Maybe just trying the Xanax when you really need it, or is that what your doing...
    ... Prozac are from the same med. group. Also, .5 mg of Xanax isn't real bad either. I was taking almost 3 mg. ... as its not a real high dose. Maybe just trying the Xanax when you really need it, or is that what your doing...

  24. Got my new Therapist today
    ... hurting, reminds me of when i was sick before. the xanax is helping now. hey, can xanax make your stomach...
    ... hurting, reminds me of when i was sick before. the xanax is helping now. hey, can xanax make your stomach ... bloated for the last 4 months or so also. As far as xanax goes, I feel a lot better after taking it and I don ... problems in the intestines also. I would not consider the Xanax to be causing your problems, but helping them. The ... other thing about xanax is that is does not really effect the liver like the ... is the chemicals in the liver actually destroy the xanax . My gall bladder is full of sludge. This is the first...
    ... is someone there recovering, or trying to, from a Xanax addiction. and so i thought about your conclusions ... whole "addiction" thing. my doctor is stopping my xanax next month. that makes me freaked out. this is the ... it just made me feel numb. i feel like myself with xanax . i don't see how taking zoloft forever and feeling ... disconnected is better than relying on xanax for attacks. what do you think? :) carmella...
    ... is someone there recovering, or trying to, from a Xanax addiction. and so i thought about your conclusions ... whole "addiction" thing. my doctor is stopping my xanax next month. that makes me freaked out. this is the ... it just made me feel numb. i feel like myself with xanax . i don't see how taking zoloft forever and feeling ... disconnected is better than relying on xanax for attacks. what do you think? :) carmella ... Your Doctor is right, that xanax was not intended for long term use. BUT, I would diffenatel ... Ativan, but it all depends on how long you have been on xanax and how severe your condition is. Just my opinion ... one of my major panic attacks and see if he takes a xanax or Zoloft. These kind of Doctors just piss me off ... . If you end up going off the xanax and I don't care what the Doctor says or what you ... read, You make sure He or She keeps you going on xanax for months reducing to go off of it. Someone will ... post, "I went off xanax and I had no problems". Good for them, they are still ... another Doctor, a Psychratrist and enforce the fact that xanax is the only thing that has worked for you and at the ... do need another different srri drug along with the xanax that may give you the ability to slowly over time ... , time, time, reduce your xanax level, but stopping and changing from benzo to srri...
    ... Sickman, I agree with you 100%. Xanax was the only thing that ever worked for me...and I ... other things. Any Doctor who would just stop the Xanax without a very slow taper is a fruitcake IMO! ... ever come back I wouldn't think twice about taking Xanax again. It worked for me it gave me the ability to...
    ... Sickman, I agree with you 100%. Xanax was the only thing that ever worked for me...and I ... other things. Any Doctor who would just stop the Xanax without a very slow taper is a fruitcake IMO! ... ever come back I wouldn't think twice about taking Xanax again. It worked for me it gave me the ability to...

  25. can't get it out of my head
    ... this. is this OCD? do i need other meds besides Xanax ? or are the doctors missing something?...
    ... be what you're dealing with. And to answer the Xanax question...when I had panic attacks I took Xanax,...
    ... this. is this OCD? do i need other meds besides Xanax ? or are the doctors missing something? Graciecat ... is right, that xanax will not help you with OCD. I have OCD, but it is...
    ... this. is this OCD? do i need other meds besides Xanax ? or are the doctors missing something? Hi, I...
    ... this. is this OCD? do i need other meds besides Xanax ? or are the doctors missing something? I have...

  26. Paxil..........ups and downs........
    ... I should say that it is difficult for me that is ( Xanax was a holy terror to get off of). Anyway, in spite...

  27. anyone dislike public speaking tremendously
    ... attacks... but just tell myself to calm down.. i took a xanax 45 minutes before my speech today.. and it seemed...

  28. xanax, ibs??
    ... went to a gp doctor who prescribed me a script of 20 xanax .. no refills.. well my question is... w/ ibs.... when ... panic attack and would be more justifiable to use xanax to treat it, because regular ant-acid medications ... work for the type of reflux caused by panic attacks. Xanax also would help with IBS because it would calm the...
    ... thought my general practice doctor would do that w/ my xanax ..... i guess its just tough since there are a lot...
    ... like the idea of as needed is: Benzos, especially xanax is very powerful. It takes time for the body to adjust ... an srri drug, that is not a powerful or additive as xanax and I went off of it with a Doctors advice to fast ... episode and I could and almost did not make it. I need xanax now, because nothing else works for me, but I take ... the rest of my life. Someone can tell you, "I quit xanax cold turkey and I didn't even get any withdrawals...
    ... My GP has given me xanax with refills for years, but xanax does not help me...
    ... rventilation and many trips to the ER. I also had to start xanax at that time. My stomach problems which include bile ... has pretty much stopped the diahrrea. I also take xanax on a regular schedule. Very low dose of .25 usually ... pm. Hope this helps. I really want to get off the xanax , but every time I start trying, I start feeling sick...

  29. Driving anxiety
    ... experiencing an attack, take a benzo, like klonopin or xanax ... thats just my take on it... sorry if i coudln'...
    ... types of medications very, very slowly. I take 1mg of xanax , and 300mg of neurontin every 6 hours. I also take ... up my medications at any time and the workings of xanax does not appear to be wearing off as far as the panic ... attacks. I have been on xanax for over 7 years. I think that you should work on...

  30. Klonopin info needed please.
    ... i can relate in the sense that the 2nd time i took xanax it made me feel really anxious, and i couldn't sleep...
    ... You will begin to feel the benefits from it soon. Xanax will have an immediate effect but does not last more...
    ... panic disorder and that comforts me. So how is your xanax working for you now? Good I hope. I don't have any...
    ... feeling better about the action of Klonopin. I take xanax every 6 hours for extreme panic disorder. It works ... condition and the effects of the medication helps to make xanax appropriate for me and keeps me from abusing it by...
    ... I've taken both xanax & Klonopin. Xanax kicks in within minutes but does not last as long...
    ... your last doc wouldn't give you any. i am still on xanax , but am finding that my body is adapting to it faster ... two weeks ago. i don't know, i just got a refil of xanax , so i don't think my doctor will want to try something ... different. i was just wondering if you had tried both xanax and klonopin, just to see what you thought....
    ... and it did nothing for me at all. I have never tried xanax , My med fluoxetine and xanax don't go well together...
    ... and it did nothing for me at all. I have never tried xanax , My med fluoxetine and xanax don't go well together ... for you!!!!! Talk to you soon. :) carly no, xanax is the first one i have tried. honestly it was working...

  31. need a little support right now
    ... have gotten so freaked out that i am on anxiey meds ( xanax ) and seriously having a hard time. i am so afraid ... end. i donno. this sucks. as of right now the xanax is doing nothing. then i have the fear that if i...
    ... have gotten so freaked out that i am on anxiey meds ( xanax ) and seriously having a hard time. i am so afraid ... end. i donno. this sucks. as of right now the xanax is doing nothing. then i have the fear that if i...

  32. To BlueEyezzMel.........have a question.....
    ... still going to be there at first. Ask your doctor for Xanax or something else that you can take UNTIL your body ... what my doctor did for me. And I weened myself off of Xanax with no problem, though, there are time I wish I still...

  33. xanax and immodium, is it ok??
    ... I take xanax and immodium at the same time and it only makes me ... tired. Kind of drugged feeling. But Tylenol and xanax together also make me tired. I know it's okay because...
    ... is donnatal i think.... what about taking that w/ xanax .. id on't exactly know how to search w/in the site...
    ... donnatal and was given that in the hospital along with xanax . They should be fine together. When I got out of...
    ... click on drugs and vitamins. you will type in your med( xanax ) then go to check interactions and put in all of the ... interactions except it said avoid alcohol while taking xanax . Hope this helps. :) Carly...
    ... awhile ago.... but... i just recently got prescribed xanax (20, no refills) and lexapro... i haven't taken the ... was just concerned about the stomach meds, and the xanax ... b/c i do take immodium sometimes..... and i do...
    ... awhile ago.... but... i just recently got prescribed xanax (20, no refills) and lexapro... i haven't taken the ... was just concerned about the stomach meds, and the xanax ... b/c i do take immodium sometimes..... and i do...

  34. What is xanax and is it good to use?????
    ... through this board and you will find out a lot about xanax . it makes panic attacks go away and does not make ... entire board and you will find your answers...do a " xanax " search....
    ... I had the same problem with xanax as Chantel. It is has a short life, like maybe 4 ... feel the let down from it or shakey like i did from xanax . also, it's supposed to be less addictive than xanax...
    ... I took Xanax for years and never had a problem with it. It never...
    ... xanax , taken sensibly, is very helpful for anxiety, a dose...
    ... I took Xanax for years and never had a problem with it. It never...
    ... physical dependence, but I'm convinced most users of xanax (for panic) can wean themselves off successfully....
    ... a 1/4. Maybe thats slowing me up. I have enough xanax at this point (of tapering) to last probably over...
    ... you shouldn't. Some people do have problems with Xanax , but I never did. I guess it only proves that everyone...
    ... ...I'm convinced most users of xanax (for panic) can wean themselves off successfully. ... had mild headaches and insomnia when I tapered off xanax . But mine was a really long taper: five months. Whenever...

  35. I have a really bad condition, pls help!!!!
    ... with him/her getting on some sort of medication like Xanax or Ativan. since it sounds like these are isolated ... incidents, i think that xanax , or that type of medication would be good to supress...
    ... meds go, that is for your doctor to decide. i am on xanax right now. i have been on different meds over the ... sucked. they made me feel worse that i did before. xanax allows my brain to slow down and for me to be able...

  36. Zolft.......help!
    ... was very happy with a combination of Wellbutrin and Xanax . Later on I tapered off, after successful cognitive ... behavioral therapy. The problem was tapering off Xanax , that stuff gave me weird symptoms when I tried to...

  37. New psych..How do I ask for xanax or klonopin?
    ... about asking them for the particular drug.... like xanax or klonopin... i was just in the same boat.... i went ... hesitant... but after hearing my story, he did give me 20 xanax ... no refills... i feel i would need to go to a psyc ... further evaluation, so he could see that my request for xanax had merit and wasn't just me wanting them to take ... as i may need to go to a psyc doctor to get more xanax ...... but this time i may request klonopin, b/c ppl ... on here have said how it lasts longer than xanax , and i definitely don't like the idea of having no...
    ... good relationship with your doctor, i think getting xanax shouldn't be a problem, but if you do hide it just ... to get the xanax , doesn't that say something right there? i am not...
    ... I didn't stop seeing him just because he denied me xanax or klonopin, It was many other reasons. If you read ... but it is a risk I am willing to take". I can get xanax through my general doc but I would like to be monitored...
    ... population doesn't mean I am an addict. I can get xanax through my general doc but I would like to be monitored ... want, but i can see that is not your intent. i am on xanax right now through my GP, i just call and he fills...
    ... like when people judge on past mistakes. How does xanax work for you? I do appreciate your opinion though...
    ... had some, but overcome them.... and about the xanax thing, like i said i got 20 of them from my gp doc...
    ... person that it slows anyones progress. as far as the xanax goes, it is working very very well for me. i have ... the same all the time..... but i am rambling,.... xanax is the first thing i have taken that lets me relax ... reality right now. i know that this too shall pass and xanax will be a good memory and a good friend if i should...
    ... and go on with my life. Thank you for your info on xanax , I really want to give it a try and see if it can...

  38. Xanax
    ... something she should know. When I was having attacks, Xanax was the only thing that worked for me. I never had...
    ... you need to try some others ask doc to prescribe xanax , some docs are very against all xanax type meds ,...
    ... ask your doctor to drop the Wellbutrin and give you Xanax instead. However, it is best to take Xanax only...
    ... do you get your doctor to prescribe you stuff like Xanax for panic attacks? i'm on 500mg wellbutrin and 20 ... second opinion of this medication from a specialist. xanax is great, but i can't imagine taking it with everything...
    ... second opinion of this medication from a specialist. xanax is great, but i can't imagine taking it with everything...

  39. Hot Flash then Panic Attack
    ... isnt much good for panic attacks, try to get some xanax or other valium type med instead, these can be taken...

  40. Upping meds
    ... getting worse so i switched to lexapro and occassional xanax , which as of right now has been my "Life Saver." ...

  41. I'm having a really bad week...
    ... wrong with my heart. Plus I've been lowering my xanax and am dying to up it to .25 for a day or two to relax ... that time of year......I want so bad to wean off the xanax . I am not addicted, but am physically dependent and...
    ... nots, i can't believe i even get to sleep. i am on Xanax right now too. sometimes i take.25 a day and sometimes ... life and accept help in whatever form it may come in, xanax or in-laws. happy holidays to you....

  42. just took 1st xanax, always worried about 1st pill of anything
    ... I took Xanax for a very long time and never had a problems with...

  43. Ativan
    ... That's exactly how my Doctor prescribed Xanax for me. He told me I could only take up to 1MG a ... different. Also I don't know anything about Ativan, Xanax is the only thing that worked for me....
    ... ativan and xanax are both benzos or valium type meds...
    ... Well my Dr. doesn't even know I take xanax . I get it from my psychiatrist (ms). I mentioned...
    ... Well my Dr. doesn't even know I take xanax . I get it from my psychiatrist (ms). I mentioned...
    ... twice a day. My former doc was very stingy with Xanax , so I know how you feel. You hoard it like it's gold...

  44. Zolof and other Non-Habit forming Meds.
    ... publicity is misleading. And of course, I also suffered Xanax (benzo) withdrawal. So even if other three drugs ...
    ... problems what so ever. No problems with Zoloft, Effexor, Xanax and I can't remember the other I took. So, I don...

  45. Of all Medication......
    ... you, which one would you rather take? and why? Xanax is my choice. it does not have any side effects for...
    ... I take Xanax because I have extreme panic attacks. I would suggest ... lasting effect, so you don't have to take it as often. Xanax , although some such as I must take it, was designed ... either. I think the drug that is doing all the work is xanax . Doctors always say, "The celexa should help you with ... for what disorders. I fall in the no alternative but xanax class. I hope other post to help you more. Reseach...
    ... I take Xanax because I have extreme panic attacks. I would suggest ... lasting effect, so you don't have to take it as often. Xanax , although some such as I must take it, was designed...
    ... I agree with the others after being on ativan and xanax for 6 years - there is no comparsion to klonopin ...
    ... lexapro, all made me feel CCCRRRAAAZZZYYYYY!!! the Xanax is working wonders for all of these problems. However ... other drugs. i just hope he lets me continue with the Xanax , or maybe that other one for a while so i can get...
    ... lexapro, all made me feel CCCRRRAAAZZZYYYYY!!! the Xanax is working wonders for all of these problems. However ... other drugs. i just hope he lets me continue with the Xanax , or maybe that other one for a while so i can get ... that you can't live with without the med. I take 4mg xanax a day. I think the only word you should worry about ... person is taking less, all the better. I have been on xanax for over 7 years, and I do not beleive the effect ... end in disaster. If your Doctor is totally against xanax , then suggest Klonopin, which you might suggest anyway ... Ativan. I do think you have enough issues to stay with xanax though. Only my opinion, up to your Doctor. If you...
    ... case that leads into PA, it isn't a constant PA, the XANAX is kinda like a relaxer of sorts, heads the PA off ... i think that is worse for you, i am on .25mg of Xanax 3 times a day, so a whopping .75mg opposed to 50 mg...
    ... and there will be withdrawals. If you are against Xanax , then by all means take Zoloft. If it doesn't stop ... attack the liver or the kidneys. The liver attacks xanax , that is one of the reasons it wears off faster. They ... and are completely different kinds of medications. Xanax stops the panic attacks which in turn generallly stops...

  46. derealization, panick disorder??
    ... on that side and i am sure that i am ill. i am on Xanax and doing much better. it is very hard though. most...
    ... on that side and i am sure that i am ill. i am on Xanax and doing much better. it is very hard though. most...

  47. Xanax XR
    ... I take .5mg of Xanax 4 times per day for panic disorder (with the most ... being severe tinnitus). I am thinking of switching to Xanax XR so I don't have to take a pill every 4 hours. ... importantly... has anyone here switched from regular Xanax to the XR version? If so, what happened? Thanks ... !! Be careful! xanax are so addictive. There are other meds you should ... be taking rather than xanax . I personally had better luck with effexor. They are ... you to take. So many people have gotten addicted to xanax because they thought it was a safe drug since the...
    ... bcruth4, I took 1/2 a MG of Xanax for a very long time for my panic attacks and was ... have since subsided so I'm now weaning off of the Xanax . I do however have a friend that went from regular ... Xanax to the XR version and didn't have a problems doing ... want to make and see what he thinks...also look up Xanax XR and read up on it. The Xanax website has a link...

  48. Meds?????
    ... of weaning off of my medication, but..... I took Xanax 1/2 MG...it was the only thing that ever worked. ...
    ... you just need the right medication to live with it. Xanax is the only thing that helps me specifically for all ... combining medications. I always suggest Klonopin over xanax if it works for you and since you are not on a benzo...

  49. very frightened
    ... When I was having attacks I took Xanax and it worked for me, but it's not for everyone. ...
    ... i use xanax , it comes in .25mg .5mg 1mg 2mg and 2.5mg i usually...
    ... pretty good, I have been on it about a month now.I hear xanax and klonopin are good also. Talk with your doc and...
    ... you a higher quality of life. i highly recommend Xanax as well. i know change can be hard as well as scary...

  50. Its Gone
    ... gotten over my anxiety fully. only meds i took were xanax as needed. i've been hypnotized 2 times, and i think ... what really did it for me. i was taking almost 1 xanax per day, but its been over a month, and i have not ... even thought about xanax ever since the first time i was hypnotized. i am...
    ... bet it feels great. Did you have any withdrawls from xanax ? I was just wondering because I am thinking of taking...
    ... went for the first hypnosis, was the last day i took xanax . not even once, have i touched that bottle. no unreality ... anymore, nothing. its amazing. i think when i got off xanax there were some weird feelings, like it was causing...

  51. AM I THE ONLY ONE>>>NAUSEA
    ... get home by myself. It is so frustrating! I take xanax 3 times a day and it helps. I start to get better ... the panicky feelings and upset digestive system. Xanax calms me down so I can function and can at least be...
    ... am on Paxil and that has helped some, but I was on Xanax , which helped even better, but my doctor has already...
    ... get home by myself. It is so frustrating! I take xanax 3 times a day and it helps. I start to get better ... the panicky feelings and upset digestive system. Xanax calms me down so I can function and can at least be...
    ... or clean the house or scrapbook. Mostly though the xanax is what makes me feel more normal than anything because...
    ... am on Paxil and that has helped some, but I was on Xanax , which helped even better, but my doctor has already...

  52. Much worse at night
    ... panic attacks. Maybe it's time to talk to the dr about Xanax again? I am just so afraid that they will do what...
    ... panic attacks. Maybe it's time to talk to the dr about Xanax again? I am just so afraid that they will do what...

  53. question on benzos! need your advice
    ... with this and would like a benzo of some kind like xanax or klonopin. He won't give it to me because of my...
    ... having unusual thoughts like I was having. I take Xanax and it will help you sleep for awhile and if taken...

  54. goin to doc this tueday, ?'s please
    ... benefit tremedously from a benzo like klonopin, or xanax ..... do i just pour my story out to him, and tell...
    ... order it for me. I then told her that I was LIVING on xanax anyway & that Klonopin was not as addictive and lasted...

  55. Butterflies in my stomach won't go away
    ... this off and on for about a year now. I was given Xanax to take as needed. It seemed it only really picked ... them, but nothing works. I've been taking my .25 Xanax as needed, but it doesn't work like it used to. I ... about knocked me off my feet. I hate the feeling on Xanax , I feel like I'm falling all over the place-almost ... been on this Avitan and found it any different than Xanax ? Better or worse? About the same? I'm almost getting...
    ... ativan and xanax are benzos and both similar, upping the dose of any...
    ... also worried that Avitan will be almost identical to Xanax , and will be a waste of money/time and just another ... was so easy, I'd get the feeling, take the .25 of Xanax , feel fine and go about my day. Now it's not so easy...
    ... been on this Avitan and found it any different than Xanax ? Better or worse? About the same? Ativan, for ... does not make me as sleepy. I like it better than Xanax ....

  56. Tell me what I should do
    ... and see if you can get started on some zoloft and or Xanax . i have battled with depression and anxiety for a...
    ... make sure it sounds right for you. also, look up xanax . i know it is hard right now, but this isn't your...

  57. new user, breathing troubles...need support pls
    ... Are you on any meds? Like Xanax ? To help you relax!!! I had that same breathing problem...
    ... it. Thanks again!!! Mine was doing that & the xanax helped for a few hours, but left me hyper & shakey...

  58. norms?
    ... coming tueday, to see if i can get something, like xanax or klonopin, as just having these, i know would reassure...
    ... or fight back, breathe deep and slow and disolve a xanax , klonapin or other benzo under the tongue having...

  59. now leaving the land of remeron
    ... amitriptyline and perphenazine combined. Remeron, xanax and klonopiin - I have done the lucinda bassett -...

  60. doc, med ?? help please
    ... the condition, to try and get maybe something like xanax or klonopin, something that i feel could actually...
    ... on it, it has a great calming effect. I also have xanax , but it's half life (when it would wear off) would...
    ... on it, it has a great calming effect. I also have xanax , but it's half life (when it would wear off) would...
    ... great for me. I think doctors should warn people that xanax is a drug that should be used in emergencies, not...
    ... Everyone is suggesting a benzo. I take xanax but I agree with the others that Klonipin would be...
    ... this all the time & I called & told them that the xanax was leaving me feeling shakey & didn't last that long ... give me it. I said, well, it's not as addictive as xanax & would last longer. She said she would ask him. He...
    ... great for me. I think doctors should warn people that xanax is a drug that should be used in emergencies, not...

  61. I feel stupid
    ... Followed up with my PCP who gave me a prescription for xanax if needed, she wanted to give my Zoloft or Paxil but ... or do they go away suddenly? I haven't taken the xanax , have been able to talk myself out of my "attacks...
    ... Followed up with my PCP who gave me a prescription for xanax if needed, she wanted to give my Zoloft or Paxil but ... or do they go away suddenly? I haven't taken the xanax , have been able to talk myself out of my "attacks ... describe with the heart flips and everything. i took xanax and i feel soooooo much better. this isn't a fatal ... panick attacks are the peaks of that stress i believe) xanax lets you relax without re-arranging your brain chemicals...
    ... If you are having actual panic attacks. Take the xanax but take as low a dosage as needed to ease the attacks...
    ... Followed up with my PCP who gave me a prescription for xanax if needed, she wanted to give my Zoloft or Paxil but ... or do they go away suddenly? I haven't taken the xanax , have been able to talk myself out of my "attacks...
    ... and I am keeping quite at work. Pam, keep a stock of Xanax , just having it will make you feel secure. I been...
    ... with my co-workers for the above reasons. About the xanax , you are right to know how reassuring it is to have...
    ... with my co-workers for the above reasons. About the xanax , you are right to know how reassuring it is to have...
    ... just started on Zoloft. My life saver. I also take xanax , PRN There are many reasons for panic disorder...

  62. Scared to take lexapro
    ... but i dont think this stuff is for me. I have tried xanax before and it has worked but everyone says it is too...
    ... but i dont think this stuff is for me. I have tried xanax before and it has worked but everyone says it is too...
    ... When I was having panic attacks, Xanax was the only thing that worked for me. I took it...
    ... they gave me samples of lexapro. I was also given Xanax for the attacks themselves. The Xanax rocks, it actually ... supposed to do, lets you relax and breath! So I took the Xanax for 2 days as prescribed and then started the Lexapro ... horrible experience for me. I am still taking the Xanax , only .25 mg once or twice a day, and my doctors are ... kind of a new thing, but are basically gone with the Xanax . I am not too worried about being addicted to it...
    ... think that the lexapro is what i need. I have taken xanax a couple of times for my attacks and they work. I...
    ... think that the lexapro is what i need. I have taken xanax a couple of times for my attacks and they work. I ... by it, the only way to know is to try it. I have xanax , have had it for years for emergencies, but it always ... want to talk to your doctor about an alternative to xanax ....
    ... but i dont think this stuff is for me. I have tried xanax before and it has worked but everyone says it is too...
    ... but i dont think this stuff is for me. I have tried xanax before and it has worked but everyone says it is too ... maybe i took the lexapro too close together with the xanax , but it was just horrible for me. I also think that...
    ... migraines, light flashes, just doped up feeling). Xanax as needed is a lot better in my opinion....
    ... maybe i took the lexapro too close together with the xanax , but it was just horrible for me. I also think that...
    ... but i dont think this stuff is for me. I have tried xanax before and it has worked but everyone says it is too ... help out with anxiety? Thanks Matt I LOVE xanax for my panic! Also, just got Zoloft and LOVE that...
    ... think that the lexapro is what i need. I have taken xanax a couple of times for my attacks and they work. I ... Thanks for your help. Matt Matt - I take Xanax for my panic attacks and have done so for several ... panic attack (or feel panic coming on), I have my Xanax to get me through. Hope you have a great holiday...

  63. tigre
    ... to exsperience them. when you talked about taking xanax with you ,wherever you go, or in situations that you...
    ... if it's going 2 blocks down the road without your xanax , you still did it, and you should praise yourself...

  64. How do you deal with your attacks in public??
    ... with a friend, I cant drive do to seizures< i take my xanax with me so when i feel a panic attack coming i take ... a xanax before it gets to bad. I have tried the talkng to ... anxiety attack coming so we went outside...i took a xanax but knew that there were too many people in there ... after a major attack and it didnt do much either.... xanax is the only thing that helps me. One day i hope to...

  65. Recurring Panic Anyone?!
    ... is Sertraline and in the UK it is called LUSTRAL. Xanax is hard to find but you can use Diazepam (Valium)...

  66. Anyone Making any Progress?
    ... didn't even have panic yet (just depression). That xanax stuff is pretty strong and can be addictive (but whatever ... benzo also, but is long acting, not short acting like xanax . All I can really do is give you opinion, I have...

  67. need advice......
    ... going to get sick again. the doctor gave me some xanax and i have to say that i am doing much better. your...
    ... quite common, meds and learning relaxation helps, xanax as needed is helpful, works fastest if disolved under...

  68. wifes symptoms
    ... Is your wife on any meds? For example, Xanax or Ativan? It sounds like she is really 'keyed up...
    ... Is your wife on any meds? For example, Xanax or Ativan? It sounds like she is really 'keyed up...

  69. nervousness + stomach pain
    ... grabbed my shoes, ran to my car -- literally -- took a Xanax , drove home and still couldn't shake it. I didn't...

  70. zoloft, too
    ... I take Xanax regularly, was on Paxil and did great. Weaned off ... wants me to try Zoloft so that I don't have to rely on Xanax solely. I'm scared of pills, among other things, but ... from another bad med. I've been on nothing but usual Xanax for two days now and I feel pretty good. I know the...
    ... I take Xanax regularly, was on Paxil and did great. Weaned off ... wants me to try Zoloft so that I don't have to rely on Xanax solely. I'm scared of pills, among other things, but ... from another bad med. I've been on nothing but usual Xanax for two days now and I feel pretty good. I know the ... feeling won't last long. Any input? xanax is very habit forming. Don't take more than one once...
    ... xanax is very habit forming. Don't take more than one once ... Good luck I'm aware of the habit forming downside to Xanax , but I'm quite certain it already is a "habit." I ... you need insulin. I have panic disorder, and I need Xanax , so I take it. I appreciate your concern, though. ... slave to a pill. I wish I were one who only wanted Xanax for recreational purposes, but I'm not that lucky...
    ... hrcent, I'm like you, Xanax is the only thing that ever worked for me too. I ... the only person that comes to these boards that took Xanax and never felt dependent or tolorant to it. Some...
    ... Thanks! How long did it take you to wean off the xanax ? I've done it before -- gone from .5 up to 4 times...

  71. Anyone having troubles with meds?
    ... ve been under control -- pretty much -- thanks to Xanax and Paxil. However, my doctor just weaned me off Paxil ... with fear of pills? The only one I'm not afraid of is Xanax , it's the only one I can rely on. I take .50 mg up...
    ... thanks. what do you think about xanax vs. klonopin?...
    ... ve been under control -- pretty much -- thanks to Xanax and Paxil. However, my doctor just weaned me off Paxil ... with fear of pills? The only one I'm not afraid of is Xanax , it's the only one I can rely on. I take .50 mg up ... suffering from anxiety. Sorry to hear you are on xanax because they are really addictive. I hope you find...
    ... and i know that's addictive. but that's by choice. xanax isn't. good luck to you!...

  72. please any advice!!!
    ... to try. It's been three days now with nothing but xanax . i feel ok, actually, but i know it won't last long ... but i began to notice that i needed more and more xanax as those years went by. i guess that's an indication...

  73. A word of advice.. a personal story
    ... became what you would call scared. They started me on Xanax which worked for me at first. My life could work with ... Xanax . Well the panic seemed to become more frequent and ... the Xanax worked less and less. They switched me over to Klonopin ... and then back and forth between Xanax and Klonopin. This turned my life to hell and I got ... myself down. This didn't work. I went to the ER they Xanax 'd me and I was better. There was my answer.. Panic...

  74. Anyone get Depressed from MEDS???
    ... research before they decide what to do. I took Xanax for a long time, I have a wonderful Doctor who told...
    ... tiny. As for the Klonopin, we did try to switch to Xanax about 3 months ago But after 8 days the withdrawls...

  75. Zoloft questions
    ... morning and 100 in afternoon. I was also prescribed xanax to help until the zoloft fully kicked in. I was very...