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  1. my husband is either bi-polar or has a pain pill addiction
    ... last night, but after a few hours of staring at my xanax bottle, realized that would only satisfy him.....and...
    ... Sounds like addiction to me. xanax withdrawal makes you act that way..prob other drugs...

  2. how can i help my son
    ... to death. My son (20) has a friend who was taking Xanax and percs..and drinking heavily...........His parents ... drug rehab and counseling!!!!!!!!! These percs and Xanax are a drug of choice for kids these days........and...

  3. ativan/amytriptylan addiction,my wife is addicted
    ... Is One That Treats Both And Also Helps With Sleep. Xanax Is Also More Widely Prescribed For Anxiety Than Ativan...

  4. i know we made right decision
    ... a psychiatrist--lamictal, depakote, high doses of Xanax , klonopin. He weaned himself off those too. He is...

  5. True Addict? Or Mental Illness?
    ... looked like sticks-she had been married for 3 mos to a xanax addict and the guy was an alcoholic also-he Did lose...

  6. sister in vegetative state
    ... the same thing 6 months ago. He took vic, percs and xanax with lots of alcohol. He was found already blue. He...

  7. methadone questions
    ... of choice over those 15 years. She was addicted to Xanax also until the day she died. He death was not drug...

  8. mother of opiates addict
    ... teaches Recovery and he's trying to keep my daughter off Xanax . I simply do not know how to act. how to talk. what...

  9. Should i beleive him??????
    ... anymore. Today I went to the doc and she put me on xanax , effexor, and trazadone. I should have been in to...

  10. Need Support husband alcoholic, drug abuse, lost a child, gambles, bipolar
    ... make excuses for his he is 40 not 4. Now I found xanax that his mother obviously gave him. I can no longer...

  11. Help!! to KFld and all the moms and everyone else
    ... gotten off heroin, oxycontin, depacote, lamictal, xanax , and klonopin. All were prescribed except obviously...

  12. My sister is gone.........
    ... best friend died in his sleep from taking methadone, xanax bars, & norcos. I COULD HAVE STEPPED IN but i didn...

  13. HELP hubby addicated to oxycontin
    ... hands on. I even have to keep all my meds ie... my xanax at work because once he ate my entire bottle of them...
    ... though meds to take ( muscle relaxants, percocets, xanax ) This time there will be no other meds. The doctor...
    ... me, I went to the doc yesterday. She gave me some xanax . I had never taken it before. She gave me enough for...
    ... been.no no no no no no no no .lol. As for you .... Xanax I have been on xanax .5mg for 22 years and never got ... really bad. Thing is I managed it alone and with the xanax as needed until the old fart pulled his crap. Now ... take 10mg Celexa for anxiety daily along with .5mg xanax XR 2 times a day. Thats what the pysciatrist but me ... in fact. He know what I have to deal with. The xanax xr is a slow release type unlike what your on. At ... a pysciatrist. family doctors hate passing out the xanax . If you continue to feel that way the best doctor...
    ... feel the panic coming on, thats the time to take the xanax or start doing something to take your mind far away...
    ... week is so much better than last. Especially with the xanax . I have only taken a few and it really helps me sleep ... I will end up with another episode. Lucky me!! The xanax is .5 mg. I only take half of one. It does seem to...
    ... yards. YAY!!! I am glad to here your doingok on the xanax . Hubby is still taking his oxy and letting me dole...
    ... one of those. My doc did give me another refill of xanax . I didn't even ask for it. She said since I have lived...

  14. I need help with my son
    ... addiction, I believe at this time it's to her prescription xanax , not sure about anything else right now. At the time...

  15. My sons girlfriend
    ... also just gotten off two drugs for bi polar, 10mgs of xanax a day and is now only taking 2mgs of klonopin a day...

  16. Need help dealing with wifes lortab addiction
    ... has helped me tremendously through my recovery from xanax addiction. i used for 3 1/2 years hardcore. i had...
    ... months in order to admit my wrongdoings when i was on xanax . give her a bit more time. this sober thing is still...

  17. Suggestions for severe WD headaches-advil doesn't work
    ... also on Depakote and lamictal (for bipolar) , and xanax through a psychiatrist. He is prescribed 5 - 2mg time ... release xanax a day. Seems like a lot to me. I told him he has...
    ... What really concerns me about your post was the 5 2mg xanax a day. Xanax is the most dangerous drug on the market ... which is not as hard to taper off of than the regular xanax . Look up the "Ashton Manual" on the internet and...
    ... in addictions. In my opinion prescribing 10mg of Xanax a day is not a good idea. If he did not have a Xanax...
    ... opiates is hell but i would bet if he has taken the xanax for over a month he is addicted to them as well. A ... I stroingly reccomend that you talk him out of the xanax because that is not as easy to kick and most of the ... overdoses you hear about are from mixing xanax with opiates. Anyway Im just a newbie here but drug...
    ... I agree with everyone about the high dose of xanax he is on. I think when he goes to the out patient ... polar. I hope this new one will help him get off the xanax slowly. I think his present psychiatrist is just a...

  18. I think husband is using
    ... know what else he does though. Does anyone know what Xanax does to you? I know his mom is a pill popper/weed...
    ... Xanax is an anti-anxiety medicine. It is meant for short ... weeks. People who use cocaine/meth/speed, use xanax to 'come down' or sleep after partying. I agree...
    ... addicts seem to lie to cover their drug usage. Xanax is an anti anxiety drug. Your husbands family most...

  19. Husband Using, But What Drug?
    ... up perscription drugs such as oxycottin, percasset, xanax , oxycodone, just about anything. It definitely sounds...

  20. I Think My Husband is Addicted to Benzodiazepines
    ... so much better. Now the doctor wants to put him on Xanax XR 1 mg. per pay instead of the Klonopin. His neurologist...
    ... about using a longer half-life benzo like valium. Xanax has such a short half-life(even the XR) that he goes...
    ... Yes, please don't switch to Xanax . I'ts even more addictive then other Benzo's imo. ... I've been told a switch to valium might help and xanax acts quickly and leaves your body quickly. You're...

  21. Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife
    ... t want to see her suffer. She probably has enough Xanax to keep her sedated for a couple of days. Any ideas...
    ... difficult but she should be okay. Watch out for that Xanax ....that stuff is evil. The Xanax could be the most ... worrisome component. Make sure she uses the Xanax only for a very short time....
    ... IS prone to addictive behavior. 2. She's used Xanax for a long time. We had never really discussed ... much of a wimp to attempt cold turkey! As far as Xanax , she has always had some available to stave off the...
    ... The Xanax can be a huge problem if you let it. It is best to...
    ... Yes, I'm worried about the Xanax being a problem too. She has kept me conviced that...
    ... Opiates and benzos( Xanax , Valium, Klonipin, Librium....and others) is a LETHAL ... to scare you but you need to know that the opiate/ xanax combination is very serious. What happens is that ... nausea/vomiting and she'll be so knocked out by the Xanax that she won't be able to roll over. Make sure that ... sleeps on her side for now. If she's eating piles of Xanax then she has a BIG problem. If it were my wife I ... not to go to detox/rehab.....I've heard them all. Xanax has a very short "half-life" and what she'll end up ... a handful, then passing out again. She'll use the Xanax to "sleep through" the withdrawals of the opiates...
    ... m not familiar with the term Benzo (assuming that Xanax fits into that catagory), but I'm aware that certain ... Pride being her 2nd worse enemy. Also regarding the Xanax , she has expressed that the Generic (Alprazolam 0...
    ... 60 mgs. of a benzo called Tranxene (same family as Xanax ...benzodiazepines), and drinking about 4-8 ozs. of ... for the benzos, the poster who is telling you that Xanax is some bad stuff and that meth and benzos don't mix ... quit the drugs...but she's messing with you about the Xanax , I can just tell. One thing addicts learn to do very...

  22. Mom Asleep on Xanax; Son Left Downstairs?
    ... is too young to be left unattended for long periods- xanax makes you very sleepy-i am also on a benzo-similar ... to xanax ..ativan. I find it makes me so drowsy-i can't function ... you really buzzed. She may be getting addicted to xanax -and it will progress and get worse. Is she on an ... antidepressant?Who prescribes the xanax ? Was she sleeping because of her cousins death-was...
    ... Hi Susan, My understanding is that Xanax is a medication for the treatment of anxiety, depression...
    ... slapped him on the head and ear 2 nights ago while on Xanax and once this morning. She says he lies but she apologized...

  23. Getting off Sub
    ... the sub. I was currently taking Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed (usually 3-4 times a week on average; not ... said that was fine and he said I may need to use my Xanax a little more frequently over the next couple of weeks ... depression and anxiety (which may lead to me not needing my Xanax ) and 2. Provigal (a stimulant) to help with the lack...
    ... my way down and working at it slowly. I also take xanax but just at night and have weened my self down on...
    ... these headaches I've got to wonder. I also take xanax but just at night and have weened my self down on...

  24. Klonapin Help
    ... did the same thing to me. I took a small dose of Xanax for anxiety and when my sub doctor found that out...

  25. still still worried re heroin addicts
    ... I have read about withdrawal drugs. I do have some xanax , will this help. I would dole them out every few hours...
    ... I have read about withdrawal drugs. I do have some xanax , will this help. I would dole them out every few hours...
    ... 50 hours. I have been give tylenol with codine3 and xanax every four hour. Yhe codines are gone , hopfully is...

  26. Trying to find help for my mom
    ... uses alot of pills, mostly painkillers (Lortab?) and Xanax and Valium but I've seen her do Oxy when she can get...
    ... Lortab it just made me puke and when I took one of her Xanax it just made me tired and depressed so I don't think...

  27. Help with detox INSOMNIA!
    ... 2 days since i stoped taking pain meds..I got some xanax from afriend and they are doing the trick.I take 3...

  28. Addicts With Small Children??
    ... a month. On the way out of town she took 3 of his Xanax and her car ran off the road and into a ditch going ... said a dead relative saved them. She takes a lot of Xanax then sleeps and locks her door so her son can't get...

  29. More Daughter Problems With Xanax
    ... Hi, I withdrew from xanax on July 2nd cold turkey. U can read my posts. The...

  30. Why Not Smoke Weed Everyday ??
    ... last night she called me and announced, "I bought 37 Xanax and took them in 2 days." Thats it; no elaboration...
    ... that is all to me. a much more dangerous issue is her xanax use. xanax is a VERY dangerous drug when abused. an ... took a total of 6 ([1/2 milligram, the orange colored xanax ]) pills in one night over a couple of hours. initially ... had forgotten EVERYTHING i did. to me, in this way, xanax is VERY DANGEROUS when abused in quantity. when enough ... substance abuse counseling help if she is taking 37 xanax in two days but i understand she is not. but that ... PROMISE YOU KNOW WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT HERE with the xanax ! i am sorry you have to deal with such painful issues...
    ... and I need to stop it." Her boyfriend and I think Xanax (coming off of a large dose) is what causes her to...
    ... SusanGene- How long has she been taking xanax ? Is it an everyday thing, or an occasion? 37 xanax ... the dose) of your inhibitions. If she is bi-polar, xanax can be a very bad thing. They cause more serious ... episodes" and serious dyscontrol. If she is bp and takes xanax regularly, that would explain a lot of her behavior...
    ... making the mood swings, although i do smoke and take xanax ...but everyone is effected differently. I mostly smoke...
    ... susan, if your daughter is using xanax and smoking weed, she is really getting zonked. weed ... and alcohol really intensify the xanax .........and w/d from xanax cold turkey can send her...

  31. Eeyore
    ... told me that she had and the dr. gave her an rx for Xanax to help with the anxiety caused by stopping G. I don...

  32. Addicted?
    ... various drugs over 20 years. His latest choice has been xanax . I believe he has been using xanax on a weekend basis...
    ... Xanax is nothing to mess around with. I know a lot of people ... it cold turkey. I know for a fact detoxing off of xanax should ALWAYS be done under doctor's supervision/...

  33. getting nervous....
    ... meds. Hmmmmm....what else....I have a script for xanax ..on the script is says "One 3x a day" but I am only...

  34. Helpless but hopeful
    ... withdrawl sucks big time, I want a beer and a handfull of Xanax so bad to stop the pain but I will give it another...

  35. Boyfriend addicted? (xanax/fiorcet)
    ... I think my boyfriend has a problem with xanax . He goes on what I call “benders.” He will miss ... work and take several mgs of xanax in a short amount of tine. I know he has taken 8 ... split I know he had 3 different perscriptions for xanax and would lie to hide the drug use. That is what he...
    ... appox. 5 days..it feels like a bad flu! Withdrawl from Xanax is a wholr different story!! Very very dangerous!...
    ... was really affected because of a severe addiction to Xanax that I had. My fiancee stayed with me and we worked ... and we're still together today. I was taking 8mg of Xanax about 3-4 times a week. It was nothing for me to ... (benzodiazepenes, or drugs in the same family as Xanax , Valium, and Klonopin) that I learned the hard way ... benzo has a half-life that varies considerably, and Xanax has one of the shortest -- which means it's withdrawal ... symptoms to really hit me. Apparently there was enough Xanax and perhaps Klonopin in my system to last me that ... and ibuprofen. It was mostly physical pain. The Xanax withdrawal was something entirely different, and far ... alcohol -- hence the name. Based on the amount of Xanax I was taking, he calculated an equivalent dose of ... hadn't thought too much about, is that benzos like Xanax fundamentally affect the brain's ability to manufacture ... During this gap it is very difficult NOT to take Xanax (or whatever) because you know it will make you feel...
    ... well as panic disorder. A doctor started me out on xanax when I was about 35. I was teaching inner city middle ... because I had not had one for so long. I was told I was xanax intolerant. I have a new doctor, and he has told me ... two years. She told me many people led lives taking xanax for life, just as many alcohoics do. I remember watching...

  36. DYING TO SPY ON DAUGHTERS BOYFRIEND!
    ... here! No drinking, no smoking, no drugs (ok; I take a Xanax at night)and I can have a drink if I want one...which...

  37. xanax and UA's
    ... My question would be--where is he getting the xanax ? If it's from a doctor, then he doesn't have to worry...
    ... are right in the sense that if he is not getting the xanax from a doctor, then I have another problem on my hands ... withdraw from the meth, and he was taking catapres and xanax to help with the pain. I wasn't too thrilled with ... the xanax , but, I don't know how bad the pain is, or anything ... seems to be over. I think that he has stopped the xanax too. Hopefully the thought of going back to prison...

Abuse Support board

  1. Help/Advice neededASAP -Fentanyl detox, pain pat. abused meds will need meds in futre
    ... a plan to taper down from Oxycodone and then from Xanax . It took me nearly a year to accomplish. And during...

Death & Dying board

  1. Re: chemo schedule??
    ... had to go to my doctor to get antidepressants and Xanax to calm me and help me sleep. The pain is excrutiating...

  2. May they never be forgotten!
    ... a really bad break down the other night. I took a xanax to calm me down and a hot bubble bath. It relaxed...

  3. Lost Beloved Daughter
    ... really bad! I still see horrible images. I also take xanax !! When I get really worked up, I have that to help...

  4. My Son's death
    ... her he was having a panic attack and she gave him a xanax . This may have been what killed him, because he then...
    ... the Mother for giving him unprescribed medication ( xanax ). She loved Jason and thought she was helping. She...

  5. When do you tell a mother she is dying
    ... okayed an increase of dosage of morphine...and added xanax to it. he suffered with the feeling of having "no...

Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill board

  1. She Keeps Calling but Refuses Help-Wants BF Back RIGHT NOW
    ... called last night, high on something. Sounded like xanax . Her old fav. She talked to him, told him she's ...

  2. husband unstable on vacation
    ... daughter or with my husband. Then I started to take Xanax for the anxiety only as needed and Wellbutrin regularly ... husband and daughter are is how often I have to take the Xanax . I just read tsol's comment of how quickly your...

  3. Bipolar Husband Walks for Hours

  4. Taking care of ourselves...when we have to take care of so many others?
    ... sychiatrist alone in therapy. She prescribed Wellbutrin and Xanax and those medications along with therapy have kept...

  5. PLEASE HELP me with bi-polar mother!!!!
    ... completely crumble around me. My mother used to be on Xanax , can't do lithium due to the fact that she has only...

  6. my daughter lost her job... was caught stealing
    ... some help for yourself if needed. I had to go on Xanax and it has been a great help to keep my head during...

  7. need to talk to someone who is in a similar situation with a teenage bp daughter
    ... stealing from a very dear friend of ours, stealing my xanax , rage toward her brothers, dad and myself. She was ... lot of her emotional problems. I am on zoloft and xanax for depression and a sleep disorder. My children ...

  8. Need advice for my 17 year old son
    ... In the past I have caught him smoking pot, doing Xanax "bars", and drinking. He is drug tested after every ... by me or his Dad which is why he started doing the Xanax bars. The Xanax is only detected on the expensive ... IM's with his friends. They are talking about doing Xanax bars, buying pot, coke, and grain alcohol. So he...
    ... lucky, my son was using xanax bars too. very dangerous.. About the drug testing ... that..believe me i have been there and done that, xanax is a benzodiazepine and they sell tests that will ... drugs too. And if you catch him and he just stops xanax or any other benzo there is a good chance he could...
    ... looked it up. "bared out" most definitely means taking Xanax bars and he has tested positive for Xanax in the past...

  9. My 17 year old son was arrested tonight
    ... of this are going to be difficult. Geez, pass the Xanax :) Luckygem...

  10. Dee-nah how are you doing?
    ... don't know if I'm suppose to do this but I took my Xanax before I left this morning... When I came to work...

  11. Our Bipolar Kids ~ Finding the Light--Take 2
    ... and you need some type of anti-anxiety med like xanax or klonopin in a small dose they would help you.....
    ... anxiety was really wearing me out until I started taking Xanax . I use to keep trying to explain and reason with ... visit but I will check in (I may have to kick up the Xanax a notch!) Cristina...
    ... that show progress. And I do take Wellbutrin and Xanax as needed to cope with all of this. It is all part...

  12. Bipolar Daughter Making Me Mental!
    ... 15) was unstable, I had to start on Wellbutrin and Xanax , just to keep myself together. Every day was full...

  13. How do you go back to husband and wife after a long depressive episode?
    ... psychiatrist for 20 + years. Right now, he is on cimbalta, xanax , and seroquel was added yesterday to help him sleep...

  14. It can be done (almost a mud-date)
    ... too. I am off my own anti D meds. I still hit a Xanax from time to time. They help me overcome the stress...

  15. Mud date (son in Navy)
    ... was deployed to Iraq in June. My Psch doctor added xanax to my store of meds because I went in crying and feeling ... my son lands on US soil once more I'm going off the xanax , but until then, it has stoped the stress I feel when...
    ... we do have a suppy of the xanax . They help her some. She has issues with this med...

  16. Father continually threatens suicide.
    ... than considerate. He went to the Dr. He prescribed xanax for the anxiety and upped his Lexipro to 20mg a day...

  17. Daughter totally unstable....help with plan
    ... before I knew he was on herion. I thought he had a xanax problem. Anyway, this is an option for us, I am just...
    ... ychiatrist who put him on depakote, lamictal, high doses of xanax , klonopin and took over prescribing him oxycontin...
    ... the opiates that he decided to try to get off the xanax . He weaned himself off over a two month period. He...

  18. Mud-date
    ... to use more of the meds the dr presciibed. One is xanax and I am scared about becoming addicted. The effoxor...
    ... certainly hard to stop taking) for anxiety other than Xanax ... And Mudhound, are you having regular colonoscopies...

  19. Wife bipolar, Help..
    ... mixing marijuana, xanax , and weed is enough to make a sane person go crazy...

  20. Is my husband bipolar or depressed???
    ... happy and putting myself last. Now, I'm on zoloft and xanax when I have a panic attack. He has been talking about...

  21. mudhound and the goat (small update)
    ... voices. The only good news is that effoxer and some Xanax have helped my emotions. My dr made me start on them...

Grief & Loss board

  1. I need some place to scream!!!!!
    ... online role playing games-taking too much vicodin and xanax .......I am pissed at him too. I know anger is a...
    ...

  2. Just lost my dad March 13
    ... other people want. I am really stressed and taking Xanax to help me calm down and ambien to help me sleep....

  3. to scrappi...loss of my dad
    ... asked if i wanted them to give him some morphine or xanax via iv....(well, im not an expert...and had always...

  4. getting sick of "it will get better"
    ... dose of Effexor XR. I am on Cymbalta. I am also on Xanax . At night I take Ambien because I can't sleep. Pills...

  5. Lost my Dad
    ... again horrible side effects. I do take an occasional xanax , but my Dr. has already told me she won't refill my...

  6. For Mrs. Chaz- My response from the Lung Cancer Thread
    ... prescribed me an anti-depressant to take daily, and xanax to take at night. Not sure if the anti-depressant ... going to help, too soon to tell. But thank God for xanax , I have been able to sleep better. At 4 months for...

Rape / Sexual Abuse board

  1. Sexual Abuse
    ... in therapy now and on medication Prozac 10mgs and Xanax 1mg. I'm hoping with talking about it and getting...

  2. Rape
    ... It has helped me so much. You might want to go on Xanax for a little while too. Have you brought it to the...

Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery board

  1. Abdominoplasty 11 days post op - help!
    ... support in this. My Dr. also suggested that I take my xanax round the clock right now because I am having some...

Teen Health board

  1. Heeelp! Im too shy to do an oral presentation in front of my whole year
    ... Take a xanax bar. It's for anxiety which it seems to me you're...

  2. Boylanpowers rant.......
    ... and was there for my mother. I had to start taking Xanax for anxiety attacks for about six months after it...