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  1. I can barely move or think today and I just ended a round of corticosteroid therapy.
    ... anxiety drugs? I know when I get like you sound, a Xanax takes the edge off and allows me to function calmly...
    ... every day, around the clock. Talk to your doctor about Xanax ...i know several people who take it PRN (as needed...

  2. I need some help or wisdom, Please!
    ... Tonight, Immediately. Drink a cup of herb tea- take a xanax - have a shot...whatever it takes to calm you down ... thru this. Believe me, nothing wrong with popping a Xanax to help you thru a bad day/ week! You dont have to...
    ... for responding. And I've already popped a couple Xanax and had a cup of Sleepytime tea. I laughed when I...
    ... to be a good idea, but Im going. So, with that, a Xanax is calling my name and my bed is calling as well....

  3. Question : treatments .....
    ... is going to be painful .. i went about week w/o my xanax and i was shivering and my skin was creepy crawlys...

  4. lumber punctures
    ... whole life. I told my dr this and he prescribed xanax for me to take before the procedure which helped calm...

  5. LP Results
    ... very real problems. Have you considered taking some Xanax , or another anti-anxiety drug to see if it doesnt...

  6. lumbar puncture next week- questions-
    ... meningitis and said it was horrible. The dr. gave me xanax to take- but honestly I'm more worried about this...
    ... being up and around afterwards... Did you have xanax before your second lp? The nurse told me I would ... through it" because he's giving me the highest dose of xanax to take 2 hours before and then 30 minutes before...
    ... without meds. I would be more concerned about how the xanax would affect me (but I have strong reactions to those...
    ... but the key is to following protocol. As for the Xanax ....I take 5 mgs once in awhile. Im only 5'4'' and...

  7. Preventing Relapses at this time of year..
    ... weeks away...when things are insane, I will pop a Xanax to get thru it, or at least sleep- but overall, Im...

  8. What have you found in the way of humor to help you deal with your MS?
    ... I usually wind up taking an Aleve for the pain, a Xanax for my nerves and plow thru it! I dont take any prescriptio ... n pain meds, and have had a prescription for Xanax which I have only filled once in a year, does that...

  9. hi i'm new
    ... this, its not necesarily a bad thing. I was given Xanax during my initial dx and even though its been a year...

  10. Spinal Tap Questions
    ... Can I take Xanax before I go?...

  11. Awsome Appointment With The Neuro
    ... Cindy, I have heard that taking a Xanax or Valium to relax wont hurt you. But just in case...

  12. Msnik
    ... the valium if the doc wants you to...ask him about Xanax . LOL. They are both the same type of addicting drug ... , however maybe the "stigma" of valium vs. Xanax will make him happy? I laugh when I say that...I pop ... a Xanax now and then and it really helps with both emotional...

  13. just diagnosed, anyone talk to me
    ... have been dx now for a year. My first month, I popped Xanax , as needed (just about every day for the first 2 weeks ... stressed and just want to tune out, I will take a Xanax at night. But I cant function on it during the day...

  14. New Here... Jumping in with a BANG!!!!
    ... diagnosis is due to that. I am on betaseron, lexapro, xanax as needed, and viagra as needed. I feel I have been...
    ... med I take regularly...I have been known to pop a Xanax when life becomes overbearing! Dx for only one year...

  15. MS is a hateful insidious THIEF.
    ... necessary..but there are times, when the occasional Xanax has passed my lips, because I just cant handle another...

  16. can someone with ms talk with me
    ... you, to help you thru this tough time? I was given xanax when I was all freaked out about not knowing..it really...

  17. Dr. said Brain MRI to R/O MS
    ... teeth hurt. They ruled out TN with MRI. I was given Xanax by my doc for anxiety from the anemia. This just...
    ... much like MS symtpoms as well. Its possible that the Xanax helped because it simply relaxes your body and mind ... major stressors in my job, life and family....I think Xanax helps me cope... in your case, the facial neck and ... you questioned MIGHT be caused by stress, and the xanax is helping to control that...thats all I can think...
    ... it was really hard to just relax. I even took a Xanax to help, and it did. I was still ready to get out ... they are not related. I also thought that the Xanax was acting as a muscle relaxer. I don't know it's...
    ... xanax is an anti-anxiety medicine, and it does relax you...
    ... just said no. He was thinking tension whatever and Xanax was better! I was not wanting to change meds because...
    ... resolve as the Anemia resolves. Keep on taking the Xanax , it sounds like it is working for you, Tension can...

  18. MS and weight gain ( ughhh )
    ... for my MS, including Rebif, Ambien and occasional Xanax . My favorite way of burning calories is swimming...

  19. Elimination problems and travel
    ... which can stimulate the bowel too, so I also take Xanax (or something similar) before a flight. I used to...

  20. are the supplements working?
    ... the once in awhile- this disease is kicking my butt- Xanax . But honestly, two a week would be alot! Thoughts...

  21. magnesium defiency-interesting
    ... reaction to it, because I was taking both Rebif and Xanax . Because this is a herb and not an FDA approved drug...

  22. My story.. do I have MS?
    ... so Im like ok what do I do . Take a dizzy pill & a xanax ?! Who knows dr. said I could. I just wondered...

  23. does meds help
    ... progression of your disease. I take an occasional Xanax , but 3 a week, TOPS, I also have been known to pop...

  24. Diagnosed with MS 7-17-07
    ... when it gets to be too much, and once in awhile a Xanax , when it feels like the roof is caving in. MSDanny...

  25. Meds and Skin troubles
    ... problems. Im on Rebif and not much else...the occasional Xanax or AMbien, but nothing regularly... Hope you find...

  26. anxiety about neuro visit & stomach pain
    ... reason to be anxious. I forget, did we talk about Xanax before? Its a great PRN (as needed) anxiety pill,...

  27. New MS diagnosis
    ... a pill person either. I limit it to the occasional Xanax (maybe one a week) for when I really am stressed out...

  28. Achtar Gel
    ... havent I slept for about 3 days, but even on Ambien, or Xanax , I cant keep my eyes closed for more than 3 hours...
    ... what did I take? Nothing that isnt prescribed...a xanax at 6 pm to calm down. And, at 10 pm a Flexeril, because...

  29. Im Losing It
    ... is up altogether. I wanted to tell you that I take Xanax , now and then, for anxiety. It works for me, and gives...

  30. Dealing with Stress
    ... you can take a very low dose just to see how you do. Xanax is often prescribed and Ill be the first to admit...

  31. Exposure to the Flu...
    ... thank God for good meds. ...tonight is a Xanax night, I can feel it! Love you guys..Nuffs, sorry ... thinking clearer....right now, its shower time, possibly Xanax time and time to beg my husband for a backrub! Its...

  32. Does Ms Cause You Bad Pain ?
    ... is manageable without drugs. ON occasion, Ill pop a Xanax or Ambien to sleep- however, at this point, everything...
    ... goal. HOWEVER, I will take an anti-anxiety drug like Xanax or a sleeping pill like Ambien when I feel I "earned...

  33. How do your loved ones deal with your pain?
    ... show one day, but I pray not!You have Valium. I have xanax ! On the occasion where he yells and screams I just...

  34. I have my doc appointment today... plus bad news yesterday :(
    ... experienced it during my initial dx phase. I was taking Xanax about every 12 hours to get thru the day/ night. I ... the panic attacks, and now have taken less than 5 Xanax in the past 2 months...Im glad of that. BUt, there...
    ... experienced it during my initial dx phase. I was taking Xanax about every 12 hours to get thru the day/ night. I ... the panic attacks, and now have taken less than 5 Xanax in the past 2 months...Im glad of that. BUt, there...
    ... but thats all. I would possibly suggest asking about Xanax . The lowest strength can be cut in half (its already...

  35. Leg Numbness & Foot Cold!
    ... for the steroid to work out of my body! Gave me some Xanax , too, because I've been known to get a little hyper...

  36. What do you know..........
    ... He says Relapsing/Remitting. Zanaflex for muscles, Xanax for whatever. So, to those of you with a positive...
    ... therapy drugs I would want to be sure. The zanzflex and xanax are just symptom control....

  37. Have Lupus & having various new & increased existing problems
    ... Elavil 25 mgs 1x a day Elavil 50 mgs 1x a day Xanax 0.25 mgs 2xs a day-for Anxiety/anxiety attacks ...

  38. Why does my throat feel like it's closing????????
    ... hours yesterday. I'm under terrible stress. I took a Xanax and took a nap, it was better in the afternoon. I...

  39. place in between
    ... currently, I take Rebif and Aleve and the occasional xanax when Im totally freaking out! Also ive been known...

  40. 2 questions... (laser eye & Rebif)
    ... things for nerve pain, nothing has worked! I take xanax about every 3 days just to survive...I hate taking...

  41. Got hit with a pillow and it hurt...
    ... might want to talk to your doc about putting you on Xanax . Im not saying that to be funny. I HATE drugs. HATE ... was really ready to freak. He suggested (the doc) Xanax , told me to only take them "as needed" and no more...

  42. Symptoms stacked to the sky, no Dx "yet", say's might be MS, am I crazy? Feeling bad
    ... Anyway, I'm losing my mind he gave me prescript for 1mg xanax and told me he'd call me back. I'm about to go to...

  43. Can you beat this one?
    ... good day's rest (ive already started poppoing the Xanax ) that Ill be fine by tonight and can give this 24...

  44. Scared to death- Is this MS?
    ... should have had bruises but I didn't. I found that xanax helps alot with the facial stuff, but the rest of...

  45. Symptom Relief
    ... success. the only thing that seems to dull it for me is xanax . The zanafles (muscles relaxant) seems to be helping...

  46. Fatigue,can someone
    ... body vibrations which are still going on. I took a xanax in hopes that will help. At least my doctor was warned...

  47. Mri With Contrast????
    ... thing. I have claustrophobia and the Dr. prescribed a Xanax for my MRI so that probably helped! I went into...

  48. How long does the MS Hug last?
    ... symptoms sound like MS to you? I have to say also that xanax seems to alleviate alot of my weird tickly feelings...

  49. Can Someone Help Me Out About This Ms Thing?
    ... started taking buspar for anxiety, and before have taken xanax , and it does (xanax0 help alot with the strange feelings...

  50. To have children or not to have children?
    ... balance or if that fails i will live with it or go on xanax forever to keep my from feeling drunk LOL!!! At the...

  51. Panic attacks
    ... is linked to panic attacks and depression? I am on xanax but they make me so fatigued and I am fatigued anyway...
    ... effexor for a while, it works better for me. If the xanax bothers you to the point you don't take it, try something...

  52. Hi, new and now tired:) confused and extrem pain for anybody else?
    ... and can't sleep but have taken enough pain pills and xanax to kill 6 people?? Thanks! Sorry, very scared and...

  53. For those of you who know, does this sound like MS?
    ... Nothing diagnostic is coming up. My GP prescribed Xanax , thinking I might be suffering from anxiety, which...

  54. So Tired
    ... Wellbutrin, which helps my depression about the MS, and Xanax which helps me deal with the anxiety of my family ... situation. I read recently that Xanax studies suggest that it also helps with depression...

  55. Alternative diagnostics to an MRI?
    ... which made it even worse!! I was given an RX for xanax at the time, but I didn't want to be all loopy after ... tech was very rude to me also, he said "Go take your xanax , wait...better make that TWO!" :)...

  56. worried
    ... anxious person and im taking paxil cr for anxiety and xanax for when i need it. i also get muscle twitches. ...
    ... your body, though. When is it worse for you? Does xanax help the numbness? That may lead you to think it...

  57. Is This Normal? Help
    ... KNOW I HAVE THIS BUT DO SYMPTOMS OF MS GO AWAY WITH XANAX DURING AN ATTACK. I HAVE HAD WEIRD SYMPTOMS FOR YEARS...
    ... MINUTES-LIKE STIFF TO WALK.MOST DOES GO AWAY AFTER A XANAX BUT WHY DO I FEEL THIS WAY TO BEGIN WITH? i ALWAYS...
    ... i suffer with both anxiety and MS.. also on xanax for anxiety/stress and to help me sleep.. if your ... symptoms go away or become less with the xanax id say chalk it up to anxiety.. the xanax does nothing...
    ... attributed to anti-depressant withdrawl. the fact that xanax helps reinforces this. i would see if your gp would...

  58. Anti-depressents
    ... research :) Take care - Sharon Grace i am taking xanax for anxiety.. but i am pretty sure they also use...

  59. Any answers?
    ... area where all nerves etc run through. I take only 2 xanax a day (lowest dose possible) as I am very sensitive ... there constantly, albeit less at times. I think the xanax helps because it relaxes the muscles and relieves...

  60. MS and Sleep Problems
    ... MS'ers aren't supposed to take any types of benzos ( xanax , etc.). But I am curious if anyone still is, or doc ... nothing I have tried helps. My mom gave me .5 mg xanax to try. I know sharings meds isn't always a good idea...
    ... came to show me how to do my Copaxone shots mentioned Xanax as a possible good anti-anxiety med, he did seem fairly ... accepted that I need some help. I am familiar with Xanax , took it twice. Bought some in Mexico (don't need...
    ... trouble. That is why when you buy something like xanax they take it out of the box and put it into a baggie...
    ... That was a few years ago, though. The time I got Xanax was the first time I tried the Mexican pharmacies...
    ... hubby! bwah! hmmm. didn't know you could get xanax there anyway...with all the docs at the last post...

  61. i think the Prednisone is making me snap..
    ... at all... i really dont know what to do.. the xanax they gave me to help in calming me down is pretty ... you would think they would trust me when i tell them xanax isnt strong enough to calm me down when the panic...

  62. A fast MS diagnosis??? Why are they rushing?
    ... having to wait on appts. and tests, etc. Do ask for xanax or something like that to get you through the tests...

  63. Just finished my sm iv yesterday/need advice please
    ... off. No, I don't have a sleeping aid, but I do have xanax that she prescribed just to get me thru this. She ... like to know, cause I'm afraid to keep taking the xanax . Thank you so much for your help! Sue...
    ... like to know, cause I'm afraid to keep taking the xanax . Hi Sue, My dr gave me Clonopan (sp?) to sleep...

  64. SolMed treatment #2 not so smooth
    ... able to sleep last night. Guess it was that 1/2 a xanax I took. My doc said take only if needed....well,...

  65. For Tooobuzi....
    ... the med stuff with me. He told me that he knew the Xanax and the other stuff they had tried me on would not...

  66. Terrible steroid withdrawl symptoms
    ... downing like a gallon of water a day! I've taken 5mg of Xanax , with no help. Last time I had steroids they gave...

  67. For blueslvr53
    ... the DRs alot. We'll see. I have to stop taking the Xanax 2 days prior to the test. I have only been taking ... weekdays. I don't know if it is the not taking the xanax or what but the dizziness is much worse lately, like...

  68. For tooobuzi....
    ... remember what I wrote last time. I have begun the Xanax . When I first started it I was really pretty out ... my dizziness, tingling, eye problems etc. Did the Xanax help those symptoms go away for you? I got a call...
    ... back at square one. I dont recall if the Xanax actually helped with the symptoms, I think it just...

  69. blueslvr53
    ... started having all my problems last Oct, they gave me Xanax . I have to admit it did help but the last thing I ... wanted was to become addicted, which can happen with Xanax . So I weaned myself off. I only take it now when...
    ... is normal." By the way the other doctor prescribed Xanax 0.25mg he said it was a very low dose. Do you know...
    ... deserve alot of credit. That is a low dose of Xanax . That is what I take when needed. I only take it...
    ... money and saying "FIX ME!!" :-) I am trying the Xanax today. I hope I feel some sort of positive change...

  70. Early Symptoms
    ... and have been in the past placed on celexa, paxil, xanax , valium. I discontinued the antidepressants, which...

  71. Everything shakes-so tired of it-help, please?
    ... so the best I could get any doctor to prescribe is Xanax , because after all, I am crazy don't ya know... The ... Xanax doesn't help at all, just makes me tired and addicted...

  72. New, with work & romance questions!
    ... worsening your cognitive symptoms? My doctor put me on Xanax and when I was taking it, my brain was pretty much ... you cognitively challenged as well. I got off the xanax and still have a bit of a fog...(yesterday was the ... .) I am much better than I was when I was taking xanax , though....

  73. Desperate-I need help!
    ... are experiencing. I would push a doctor to precribe Xanax or Valium to relieve the anxiety you are experiencing...
    ... with me. The doctor did give me a prescription for Xanax . I hope it works....

  74. Questions about MS Tests
    ... claustrophobic. So before my next one I am going to take a Xanax ....

  75. Tingling Feet And Legs
    ... doctor put me on Zoloft and I also take 0.50 mg of Xanax every night to help me sleep. I also take Xanax during ... really tough days. I am worried about addiction to Xanax , but at this point, I just want to be able to function...
    ... this.....tell yourself that it is a panic attack. Xanax works for me. Take a strong dose before bed and believe...