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Cancer: Bladder board

  1. Could bladder distension be the cause? Please help!
    ... more expensive extended release kind. I am also given Xanax which has big anti spasmodic properties. My bladder...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. MRI Guided Biopsy--how does it work?
    ... HARDEST THING WAS LAYING STILL FOR 45 MIN. BUT I TOOK A XANAX BEFORE I WENT AND IT HELPED ME RELAX..SINCE THEN I...

  2. Going For Diagnostic Mammogram
    ... relax is a great suggestion. I took half (1/2 mm) xanax I have history of anxiety attacks, and although I ... had to wait 2 days for biopsy. Pure agony for me. Xanax helped so much. Had to wait 4 day ( through weekend ... being anxious again, waiting for results. Back to my xanax ..lol I have good feelings now. I don't ever want...
    ... fun. I think so anyway. I am going to being take 1 Xanax 30min. before procedure as they said the hardest part...
    ... fun. I think so anyway. I am going to being take 1 Xanax 30min. before procedure as they said the hardest part...
    ... grandbaby's pix. Plus, I was pretty relaxed from the Xanax I had taken earlier. But even still I found myself...

  3. Roll Call
    ... a minute. Lexapro 20 mg has really helped me, and xanax . I am now a 1 year and 2 day survivor of BC wooooooooooo...
    ... I Really Dcouldnt See Anything.. And I Also Took A Xanax ..was Told After Mri I May Need To Have Some More Biopsies...

  4. Arimidex
    ... cuz I ended up taking my sleeping pill last nite ( xanax ) too late and I was tired all day. None tonite! ...
    ... whats one more? I do sleep well tho when I take the xanax . I can take 1-2 mg but I usually just take 1 mg....
    ... before the surgery. Linda how long were you on Xanax for? It has only been about a month for me and I didnt ... of the surgery feels ok. Is it hard to get off the xanax ? I just figured one less pill, but if I have to take...
    ... Hey JoJo....I got my first prescription for the xanax the first week of May of 2006. I found out about ... anxiety and needed something. So I started using the xanax 1-2 mg. the first week of June. It was hard for me ... pills cuz they are so constipating so I'd take the xanax maybe everyother day or so. I took it through my ... My last chemo was 11/20/06 but maybe stopped the xanax in sept or oct cuz I was finally relaxed. I took ... and the incision under my arm with my lumpectomy. Xanax can be addicting but now is not a time to worry about ... like it. It is also what helped me cut down on the xanax . With Lexapro, if I missed it for 2 or 3 days...I...

  5. Going nuts, any suggestions?
    ... dealing with this. March 7 I started my taper off xanax , was so proud of myself! The whole month was hell...

  6. really scared
    ... The Ativan is a good idea, I wish I had had some (or Xanax , which I now know works better for me). Practice...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. New Member waiting for LEEP results from BAD DOCTOR?
    ... to do as she was working, and I was too loopy from Xanax to remember to ask questions. The procedure hurt much...

  2. Need advice on Complex Cyst
    ... contrast. It wasn't a big deal at all. I took a couple Xanax before I went in. I never looked at the machine,...

  3. Uterine and cervical and Ovarian cancer HELP
    ... great. I am so out of my mind I am having to take Xanax just to deal with it, and it is VERY hard not to cry...

  4. complex ovarian cysts
    ... know this because before it was over I was taking Xanax because I thought I was losing my mind! I am sending...

  5. Cancerous cysts?
    ... researched myself into such anxiety that I ended up on Xanax and Inderal to keep my blood pressure down.. As...

  6. LEEP Procedure
    ... huge baby when it comes to pain. HUGE. I took one xanax to relax me one hour before the procedure (it was ... only the 3rd xanax I have ever taken). It was so not a big deal. I...
    ... and asked him for some form of valium - he gave me xanax . I suppose you are right and things can go wrong...

  7. Great Results from my LEEP procedure
    ... and they didn't compare. I took two very low dose xanax before and I still thought it was terrible. I think ... recommend getting something stronger than a low dosage xanax to get through it. The sound of the LEEP machine...

  8. LEEP procedure question
    ... the procedure in my ob/gyn's office. I took one xanax to relax me one hour before the procedure (it was ... only the 3rd xanax I have ever taken in my life). It was SO not a big...

  9. LEEP Tomorrow - what to expect afterwards?
    ... here. I have my LEEP tomorrow. I'm already taking Xanax to help me sleep this week and I'm scared to death...

  10. any tips please
    ... always bring my boyfriend and also sometimes ask for Xanax or Ativan to take beforehand....

  11. scared about colposcopy
    ... will be better for you to take some anxiety pill like xanax before you go to the appointment giving your phobic ... you so definetly bring him in and definetly take a xanax or valium....

  12. Hi, how long does a LEEP really take?
    ... really panicky about all of this, ask for a Valium or Xanax to take beforehand. Some people are even put to sleep...

  13. Chins up!!
    ... springs eternal for all of you - if that fails try Xanax . God bless you all!:)...

  14. pap results- really scared
    ... off the charts - my doctor actually prescribed me Xanax to chill me out. My doctor did an aggressive LEEP...

  15. AIS. What now?! Please advise.
    ... everything to me every time. Then she prescibed me Xanax to keep me mellow until the surgery that she bumped...

  16. Cin Iii/leep
    ... the first one I thought I was going to die. I had 2 xanax and motrin before the appt, but that was the most...

  17. HI. worried about bioposy
    ... before hand. I think I need at least a handful of xanax . lol...

  18. Leep Question
    ... the doctor. I would just have your doctor call in a xanax or valium before the procedure to calm you down. I...

  19. endometerial biopsy extremely painful
    ... took a couple of pain pills before going and added a xanax . I was surprised how quick and easy it was. The pain...

  20. My experience with the LEEP procedure
    ... .causes your heart to race. Plus I had taken two xanax (anti-anxiety) pills just before the procedure......

  21. Panik, Willow, RM?????
    ... doctor and take any help they offer! Zoloft, paxil, xanax , progressive relaxation, etc....do what you can to...
    ... so panicked in the beginning I actually requested Xanax ...and got it! The shame of it is that no-one should...

  22. Severe dysplasia, please read!!!
    ... are shot you may want to ask your Doctor for some Xanax (I did). An anti-anxiety medication will help you...

  23. I just need someone to talk to.
    ... had three shots. I only had one. Noe pain pills or Xanax ahead of time and I barely felt the shot. I think...

  24. URGENT, please help - Ovarian Cancer Spreading
    ... meds,oxycontin 2 40's twice a day, oxyir for B/T, xanax , paxil, estratest, synthroid, phenergran....

  25. Leep Procedure
    ... office and plan to take a couple of tylenol and 1 xanax . I have mild to moderate dysplasia. I am really upset...
    ... of you who are having yours done soon. Tylenol and Xanax sounds great. I could have used it. I was in tears...
    ... mine was done very suddenly. A lot of women get the Xanax so you shouldn't be afraid to ask for it or something ... similar if the Xanax is somehow contraindicated for you. Don't worry about...
    ... that. Is it safe to ask for a script for like two xanax or something to relax me so that shot won't make me...

  26. Has anyone had these test? I am nervous!
    ... I was going to be freaked out so they gave me some Xanax to take an hour before. Just enough so I can relax ... a bit. I hope it works; I have never taken Xanax before. Thanks for your help; it really does make...

  27. LEEP procedure question
    ... They just used local anesthesia, and I took generic Xanax to soothe my nerves. I felt very little pain - it...

  28. CIN III/CIS and having LEEP procedure
    ... for my nerves, and they gave me 1 pill alprazolam ( Xanax ) I am scared that will not be enough, please expalin...
    ... your doctor and ask for help. I did! They gave me Xanax and I am here to tell you a little Xanax goes a long...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Possible symptoms of CC ??
    ... pellet like.Im always under extreme anxiety and take xanax off and on to help with it.I take Benefiber everyday...
    ... emorrhoids, IBS, fissure from constipation etc. I read that Xanax can cause constipation. I get no help from Benefiber...

  2. Cry For Help
    ... attacks in the last few weeks. Now on Lexapro for and xanax for anxiety. My primary says all my blood work is...
    ... increased my anxiety at the time and I should have been on xanax more so because of the initial side effects of a SSRI...

  3. Scared To Ask This Question
    ... surely do it to the person diagnosed. Thank God for Xanax ......
    ... else, I cannot stop shoving food in my mouth. I'm on Xanax for my anxiety and it really helps to keep it under...

  4. getting antsier, need reassurance
    ... Usually I advise people to get some Klonopin or Xanax XR to help out... also a sleep aid to keep you getting...

  5. Prep tomorrow Phospho Soda any helpful hints?
    ... understand. Do yourself a favor and take an extra half Xanax an hour before you begin, so you don't really freak...

  6. Getting Nervous
    ... ask the doctor for an anti-anxiety drug (Klonopin, Xanax XR, Ativan), an anti-nausea drug or two (compazine...

  7. Sorry if this is too long but Help is nowhere to be found
    ... the interactions. I am on....Inderal 20mg 4x a day Xanax .5 gm 4times a day. Asacol 400 mg 4x3 Rowasa medicinal...
    ... sleep and can't go back...and that's after taking Xanax . How do so many of you people do it? I guess...

  8. Back on the Boards
    ... Analpram cream (as needed) Inderal 20mg 4x daily, Xanax .5 mg 4x daily I am reaching out for support as I...
    ... depressant yet? And talk to your psych about changing to Xanax XR. This will help to relieve some of the anxiety ... you are feeling at a more consistent level. Xanax is a VERY fast acting drug and often makes you feel ... MUCH better with something longer acting-- such as Xanax XR or Klonopin, and see about getting on an anti-depressant...
    ... depressant yet? And talk to your psych about changing to Xanax XR. This will help to relieve some of the anxiety ... you are feeling at a more consistent level. Xanax is a VERY fast acting drug and often makes you feel ... MUCH better with something longer acting-- such as Xanax XR or Klonopin, and see about getting on an anti-depressant ... suggestions and the info on Propofol. Now ...about the Xanax ....Lemme see...I was on Valium for 28 years before ... I was switched to Xanax about 7 years ago and it REALLY has helped my panic ... longer half life. I have responded very well with Xanax and am maintaining on the SAME dosage as when I started...
    ... the dose required to equal what most people take in Xanax would be considered very high for Valium. Plus some ... have also demonstrated that the fast, high spikes of Xanax often lead to a feeling of increased anxiety, and...

  9. CD- A Bit Worried
    ... starting you on some meds-- an anti anxiety pill ( Xanax XR, Klonopin, or Ativan), a sleep aid (Ambien, Ambien...

  10. Hiya Guys-How are you doing?
    ... morning. I am already on an antidepressant and have Xanax to help during my "blue moments". My granddaughter...

  11. christy217 ( or anyone else WBC count and bruising ?'s)
    ... episodes not everyday. I do have a script for anxiety ( xanax ) which unfortunately I have had to use many times ... hours and get some sleep. I do also plan on taking a xanax first thing in the morning to help curb any anxiety...

  12. Can somebody enlighten me please.......
    ... a long-acting anti-anxiety drug-- like Klonopin or Xanax XR. Hang in there and best of luck, CancerDad...
    ... with your onc. about a long acting anti-anxiety... Xanax XR or Klonopin. I'm telling you, there is no shame...
    ... Hi CancerDad, Yes, I do have Xanax . I take it at night to help me sleep, and it's working...
    ... T GET IT! You might want to try breaking that Xanax tab in half, or ask your doctor for the XR version ... in a low dose. The problem with Xanax is it peaks very quickly, meaning it's in your body...
    ... for your replies. CancerDad, I will ask about the Xanax XR. And Cats, thanks for rooting for me ;-) It's...

  13. I have a question about lack of side effects
    ... just doesn't want to slow down! My onc. prescribed Xanax , and once in a while I will use it if I am feeling ... this, but I don't want to take them (the ambien and xanax ) too close together. I really feel for your wife....
    ... ychiatrists and physicians would tell you to take a dose of Xanax WITH Ambien if Ambien alone is not working. Like ... this. Please make sure you have some refills on your xanax , and then ask your oncologist for Xanax XR... a sustained ... release formulation of Xanax. Unfortunately, Xanax has a VERY short half life so the drug spikes very...

  14. Question for Cancer Dad and Lymph Node question
    ... Elavil or years for depression. My family dr. gave me Xanax , but told me to use them sparingly as they are addictive...
    ... inquire about a longer acting anti-anxiety... such as xanax xr or klonopin. The problem with regular xanax is...

  15. Recovery Time?
    ... agent; it reduces stress. Such as Klonopin, Ativan, Xanax . The latter two are VERY short acting, and sometimes...

  16. very scared! odd symptoms
    ... caused another problem, stomach issues. I am now on Xanax and Nexium to calm myself down and stop the burning...

  17. It's Beginning
    ... the day as needed for anxiety-- there are others-- xanax , ativan, etc. It really will help during this time...

  18. DNKY!
    ... so, of course I lose sleep over it (thank gawd for xanax ). I've had bleeding ulcers for several years as I...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. Struggling with it all....
    ... Inside I think Im more of a wreck than I am. I take a xanax every now and again but talking to someone really...

  2. lung cancer?
    ... just KNOWING how bad it hurts and hoping that the Xanax and Loratab take effect. Hang on my friend and know...

  3. Prayers Please
    ... much for him tonight. I thought about him taking his Xanax before the procedure but I want to make sure before...
    ... . We sat together after we were approved for his Xanax . He took it but still waited almost 2 hs after taking ... need to go for a while and keep him company. The Xanax is wearing off and my show Lost is on tonight (if...

  4. xray , zanax
    ... thiught it was anxiety related and gave me rx for xanax so thats the second dr in 2 weeks that thinks i am...
    ... I'd be more afraid of a doctor that prescribed xanax ....bad stuff...

  5. New meds added today - again!
    ... taking Methadone, Duragesic Patch, Loratab, Ambien, Xanax , Ativan, Klonapin, Gabatril, Remeron, Phenergan, and...

  6. Update on Step-Dad Diagnosed in late Aug
    ... restlessness or agitation. He's on so much medication from Xanax , Ambien, Ativan, Methadone, Duragesic Patch, Loratab...

  7. psychotic episodes in cancer patients
    ... still. The docs have him on Ambien, Ativan, Lortab, Xanax , duragesic patch, and many, many other things. He...

  8. Depression in Cancer Patients
    ... this. There are lots of meds out there: Wellbutrin, Xanax , Prozac--she can get help. These meds take a long...

  9. Need Advice Please
    ... Michelle, You could ask your doctor about a low dose of Xanax . My SIL was under a cancer scare for a couple of ... months and took .25 mg Xanax when needed, especially for sleep. On good days,...
    ... and be aggressive. Hopefully he will agree to the xanax too. Donna, I am so sorry about your husband. His...

  10. Cheryl - how are you?
    ... pain still? Does Methodone help with pain? Bob is on Xanax for his anxiety and I am too! I need it right now...

  11. we have a crabby daddy
    ... more. so sad. the doctor said his anti anxiety pills ( xanax ) could have been causing the grouchiness. we had increased...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Dad 77 Prostate Cancer
    ... nothing and the doctor placed him on small dose of Xanax to cope with the anxiety attacks. In the last year...

Cancer: Rectal & Anal board

  1. Rectal CA surgery pending- support/advice?
    ... continues. Get some Ambien and an anyxiolitic (like xanax or klonopin) from your onc if you haven't already...

Cancer: Uterine board

  1. New info Cancer spread Please Help I Beg
    ... great. I am so out of my mind I am having to take Xanax just to deal with it, and it is VERY hard not to cry...

  2. Going for an endo biopsy Monday, I am scared.
    ... 30 min. prior to the procedure. I plan to take .5 Xanax , as well! Best of luck for minimal discomfort....
    ... had my Endo Biopsy this past Monday, I took 1 mg of Xanax not a half, it wasnt bad at all, I worked myself up...
    ... I appreciate knowing I'll survive it! I think the Xanax is a great idea. I usually only do .5 mg, so I'll...

Lymphomas board

  1. Finally, I can get my other tests done
    ... my heart-rate went to 100 times a minute. I took a Xanax ,...I figured I was just anxious from all that I've...

  2. Dad still having migranes....
    ... something to help calm him. My son sometimes says a " xanax " works wonders for his migraines, simply because it...

  3. Thoroughly disgusted with this flu!
    ... extremely nervous....so, in order to sleep, I took a xanax . Then, today---I had lots of stomach upset. I proceeded...

  4. Reason for concern???
    ... on here, freaking....like I do.....actually took a xanax , ....was convinced something was wrong....went online...

  5. Singer, CC?
    ... but, your nurse will know. I sometimes take more xanax than prescribed, when I feel panicky. I haven't lately...

  6. CC, hope you're well...(& a little about me.....)
    ... get me thru "rough periods" of life. I was taking xanax for a very long time, until I started to feel when ... I started taking the klonopin (almost the same as xanax w/ less side effects) and it has saved me too. I have...
    ... worry like crazy, and doesn't have the side effects xanax has. I know that you are going thru a nerve wracking...

  7. Will my swollen glands go away after treatment?
    ... unless absolutely necessary. Although, I am taking xanax ...it seems to agree with me. I only take them when...