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  1. Please Give Feedback!!!
    ... after he failed and tell me to see a shrink and take xanax for the rest of my life)....

  2. Eye twitching with TMJ???
    ... it was stress related and I got a Rx for 15 days of Xanax , it helped and the twiching went away....

  3. My head pressure is greatly reduced...
    ... sleep and has helped with the headaches. I also take xanax as needed which really helps when the cycle of pain...

  4. Excessive Clenching/Grinding Cause of TMJ - can anyone advise?
    ... benzodiazepine type drug for nightime use, like valium, xanax or ativan. These help reduce clentching and may provide...

  5. benedryl at night stops my clenching
    ... on too, seems to worsen as the day progresses, but Xanax clears it up. I'm hoarding them....
    ... the benzo's at some point: valium, ativan, klonopin, xanax ......... For me i take the smallest dose or cut...

  6. What is this now?
    ... willing to treat anxiety long term. I have taken xanax for 8+ years with no problems. You just have to get...

  7. question for jnipper
    ... better place now. Mentally I'm doing better, I take xanax when needed and this seems to help with my mood. However...
    ... functioning so that is most important. I also take xanax daily and I know that is responsible for saving my...

  8. just diagnosed with tmj yesterday....
    ... you, thats how I did mine. I was put on paxil and xanax after a panic attack and that helped my pain greatly ... . I am off xanax now but still on paxil for pain and just dealing with...

  9. tina1966..........
    ... story is so unreal. I am still on my paxil. Got off xanax after one year. Needless to say I was so thankful...
    ... days. I'm currently taking Elavil for muscle pain and xanax for anxiety. Good Luck!...

  10. Hard to Swallow? Panic attacks!!
    ... on paxil CR still, for 1 1/2 years now, and was on xanax for about one year, I got off of that, but it did...
    ... it will go away. I am thinking about getting some xanax for when it gets really bad. -Jeff...
    ... ruin your life if you let it. I think getting some xanax would be good for you and maybe you can take it on...

  11. TMJ and dizziness?
    ... gave up on him. He even wrote me a prescription for xanax and wanted me to take it every night. Yea no. I ... bad news and that not only is it addictive, but that xanax is the sort of medication that you only take to calm...
    ... you check on something like that? As far as the Xanax goes, not all the info you got was correct. I have ... had horrible side effects from all of them. I take Xanax .5 three times a day. It is a med you take daily ... were having a bad day. It wouldn't work. I know Xanax saved me, I was living a tortured life and was pretty...

  12. Clenching With Mouth Splint
    ... muscle relaxants, various migraine medications, Valium, Xanax , Demerol, Morphine, etc. There are just too many to...

  13. New here - just sharing
    ... I too get panic attacks at times and have to pop a xanax to relax. I was also treated for allergies before...

  14. Diazepam (Valium)
    ... personality have become "addicted." As a matter of fact, Xanax came about to "replace" Valium, due to the fact that...
    ... Valium has always worked the best for me, but I take Xanax and nobody is going to prescribe two benzo's long...
    ... for people who need them. I have taken a benzo ( xanax ) for years and since I strictly adhere to the schedule...
    ... was wondering if anyone knew the difference between Xanax and Valium. Karen, what kind of muscle cream do you...
    ... tmj muscular or do you even know at this point? Xanax and Valium are both in the same class of drugs, however ... , valium is a great muscle relaxer and Xanax is more for anti-anxiety. Both are safe if used...

  15. chronic pain?
    ... Skexlaxin 3 times a day, I am on an anti-anxiety med also ( xanax ) to help with teeth clenching. I have a MORA splint...

  16. Dental Appt Today - Bad Anxiety
    ... I take Advil and a Xanax before my appt. I've been a dental phobic all my...
    ... I take Advil and a Xanax before my appt. I've been a dental phobic all my...

  17. TMJ Spints and EFFEXOR XR..Also popping in ears
    ... off of, bad withdrawals. I've read the same about Xanax though, and I have no problems resisting popping a ... Xanax . Just want people to be aware. I have the crackling...
    ... off of, bad withdrawals. I've read the same about Xanax though, and I have no problems resisting popping a ... Xanax . Just want people to be aware. I have the crackling...
    ... off of, bad withdrawals. I've read the same about Xanax though, and I have no problems resisting popping a ... Xanax . Just want people to be aware. I have the crackling...

  18. Need Advice Please!!! TMJ related issues
    ... during the day,only wear it at night. I am off my xanax but still on paxil,,,I just need to know if I will ... to it..but it is still there...Should I go back on xanax to relieve this? or try to do without it and endure...

  19. Are These Doctors NUTTY??
    ... said its def the TMJ causing the pain so he gave me xanax and percocet, and was even willing to give me the...
    ... Friday? I wish I had any other ideas. Hopefully the xanax and flexeril will help some...they helped me some...
    ... the people I see. What exactly is the purpose of the Xanax ? For tension? I have some, for anxiety, but try not...
    ... They use Xanax for tension, anxiety, dizziness, a bunch of different...
    ... He gave me the Xanax to help me sleep at night and to help lessen my clenching...

  20. Klonopin?
    ... with other's. It's of the Benzo Class, such as Xanax , Valium, Ativan. etc., even though designated a mild...

  21. Did the xanax exacerbate my asthma?
    ... Bon, have you looked at the side effects of Xanax ? have you found your answer in the meantime? Xanax...

  22. Anyone know about xanax and paxil use for pain??PLEASE
    ... I've read that you have to wean yourself off of Xanax or you'll go through withdrawal. I'd suggest asking...
    ... I have also heard you have to wean yourself off of xanax , do you think thats why I have the pain return when ... I dont take it?? I thought that withdrawal of xanax caused flu like symptoms, I dont really know though ... see my doc next tuesday to help me wean off of the xanax , but I am just not sure I need to, you know what I...
    ... Kentucky, believe me!!!!!! Why don't you keep taking the Xanax til you see your Dr. next week and see if he knows...
    ... I have been on Xanax for some time and i never would have gone on it had ... seem to be as often which i believe is somewhat the Xanax and somewhat the splint and TMJ therapy Linda...

  23. Need Answers in phase 2..and Having Back Pain!
    ... long that I hurt. I should also mention that I take xanax and paxil to help with the pain, does anyone else...
    ... a car for too long. I should also mention I am on xanax and paxil to help with the pain and dealing with this...
    ... back pain. For the TMJ they have me on Zanaflex and Xanax . I'm on indocin for arthritis. I take wellbutrin...

  24. Wisdom teeth & Guy Question
    ... therapist, plus my MD still has me on Klonopin ( like Xanax ) and Nortriptylene ( anti-depressant). These drug...

  25. Is this all related to TMJ?
    ... some Valium, and sent me home with a prescription for Xanax . Since that time, I've had my braces removed and ... braces removed around the same time I started taking Xanax for my panic disorder, however, so I'm not sure if...
    ... something unrelated. I'll look up side affects of Xanax .. that might be causing it. As far as grinding...
    ... something unrelated. I'll look up side affects of Xanax .. that might be causing it. As far as grinding ... something I've not heard of even as a side effect of xanax , but everyone is different, so it may be from that...

  26. new
    ... control ). I also clinch, but am working on that. Xanax has really helped me and I am only taking one in the...

  27. Pain Management for TMJ?
    ... Toradol, 8 ibuprofen, 4 skelaxins, and my reg meds of xanax and trazadone. He about went through the roof that...
    ... with wny other! I only say this because I have taken Xanax now for over 13-years and have only had to have it...
    ... Amazon....... I also take Xanax and have taken it for about 10 years now. I have ... have been trusted to take a very addictive drug like Xanax for so long and have never over used it or had to ... these dentist see that I already take something like Xanax they just assume I am a junkie and just want pain...
    ... Angel, I am on Xanax for the same reasons and never thought to bring up...

  28. The stress and anxiety aspect of this ........
    ... counselor putting me on meds for anxiety and stress i.e. Xanax during the day and Trazadone at night for sleep, really...

  29. question about sleeping positions for everyone????
    ... night because of it. I am taking 2 Skelaxins and a Xanax at bedtime so I am very relaxed and very tired and...
    ... night because of it. I am taking 2 Skelaxins and a Xanax at bedtime so I am very relaxed and very tired and...

  30. Insurance Companies: Shame on U!!
    ... driving me nuts. I cant take it. Allegra doesnt work, on xanax right now and I feel like I am drunk all the time...
    ... driving me nuts. I cant take it. Allegra doesnt work, on xanax right now and I feel like I am drunk all the time...
    ... is crazy. Now I go to a shrink and cry. I am trying xanax but it makes me high. I cant work out on that stuff...
    ... is crazy. Now I go to a shrink and cry. I am trying xanax but it makes me high. I cant work out on that stuff ... right for you. It should not make you feel the way Xanax does as it is in a different class of drugs. I...
    ... is crazy. Now I go to a shrink and cry. I am trying xanax but it makes me high. I cant work out on that stuff ... insurance companies rob us as well. I couldn't take xanax but I do take muscle relaxers and I have pain meds...
    ... insurance companies rob us as well. I couldn't take xanax but I do take muscle relaxers and I have pain meds ... ungulated on me. I hated that too. So I took nothing, now xanax I am drunk all the timeo n it. I hate this. Tiffany...

  31. Facial tension and a "mean look"
    ... muscle spasm goes waaaay up and then I have to take a Xanax just to relieve the anxiety associated with smiling...

  32. I need info from long time TMJ sufferers Please
    ... only my muscles squeezing on nerves. When I take my xanax and paxil it does help. I have no pain when sleeping ... rest of my life? Will I always have to depend on Xanax or some kind of pain killer?? I am very grateful...
    ... only my muscles squeezing on nerves. When I take my xanax and paxil it does help. I have no pain when sleeping ... rest of my life? Will I always have to depend on Xanax or some kind of pain killer?? I am very grateful...

  33. Treatment costs?
    ... that he could have made one for $40. Now I just use Xanax , which my insurance covers....

  34. Ear Pain!
    ... that turned out to be TMD. I got a prescription for Xanax that I take when I'm aware of clenching, and it helps...
    ... that turned out to be TMD. I got a prescription for Xanax that I take when I'm aware of clenching, and it helps ... clenching was made worse by stress/anxiety and the Xanax helped that? I'm sure mine is related, too, because...
    ... clenching was made worse by stress/anxiety and the Xanax helped that? I'm sure mine is related, too, because ... one, and hopefully it will help! Possibly - but Xanax is primarily a muscle relaxant. The antianxiety effect...
    ... Possibly - but Xanax is primarily a muscle relaxant. The antianxiety effect ... want you to be informed about what your are taking. Xanax is not a muscle relaxant, it's a central nervous system ... people who were "faking" panic attacks and begging for Xanax . Many times we had to connect them to our drug rehabilitat ... as a secondary benefit of the CNS supression - but Xanax isn't a muscle relaxer in the physical sense. Hope...
    ... even one little bit. I suppose that's why we went to Xanax ....
    ... post and wanted to add something. Benzos - including xanax and valium, can act as direct muscle relaxants and ... Although I understand that the primary known use of xanax and other benzos is to treat anxiety, in terms of ... this is important to me. I agree that on prescribing xanax , a doctor should inform a patient about its potentially...

  35. Could this b e TMJ?
    ... say it sounds like axiety, but they want me to take xanax all the time. I don't want to have to do that. I'm...
    ... say it sounds like axiety, but they want me to take xanax all the time. I don't want to have to do that. I'm...

  36. A Message of Hope for others suffering!!!
    ... everything again I once could. I am still on paxil and xanax to helpme get through this, I still get some fleeting...

  37. Im In So Much Pain Life Is Over For Me
    ... months, my headaches are gone, spasms gone, I take xanax and paxil to help me deal with this, because I have...
    ... months, my headaches are gone, spasms gone, I take xanax and paxil to help me deal with this, because I have...

  38. Equilibration
    ... Flexeril in the beginning. Now I use it instead of Xanax (which I pop occasionally, i.e. the day of a midterm...

  39. Lorozapam
    ... The doctor spelled it Xanaflex sort of like the drug Xanax (another anti-anxiety medication). I think there...
    ... a benzodiazepine drug and is related to Valium and Xanax , among others. Benzodiazepines have three major uses ... specific purposes than others: Anti-anxiety (Valium, Xanax , Ativan), muscle relaxant (Valium, Ativan), and insomnia...
    ... I've been taking Xanax for roughly a year and a half now, .50mg a day. I...
    ... easier to come off of them. I have a friend who took Xanax for a very long time for panic and anxiety (not pain...
    ... company will ever tell you about the people like me. Xanax was banned in the United Kingdom for this reason....

  40. Anger management + tmj
    ... diagnosed until about 13 years ago and was put on Xanax by my family doctor. I have taken it all these years ... icoprophen and ultram for pain, ibuprophen for inflamation ( xanax for anxiety/stress) and am trying really hard to get...

  41. I need advice from experienced TMJ People
    ... they said I was fine.. when I got out they gave me Xanax and PAxil CR..which has helped me alot. When I take ... the Xanax it seems to help my pain out alot. My dentist said...
    ... Sorry...just read your reread your post about the xanax . When I stopped taking the xanax, i stopped getting...
    ... course, I wasn't getting the pains when I was ON the xanax ...it would be after it would wear off until I took ... the attack that I felt like I had the flu when the xanax wore off. I don't know. But after about a week of ... stopping the xanax my weird pains went away....

  42. Pop Rocks
    ... splint for about a month with minimal effects. I take xanax which helps with the ear symptoms until I can get...
    ... Hey, Mark I do the xanax also, mostly for sleep, but lately I have taking them...

  43. Moral Support Please!
    ... sometimes get the achy legs you describe! I have been on Xanax for anxiety/stress for several years and have found...
    ... that's what's going on? I have never taken Valium or Xanax for my anxiety. I was on Prozac for 7 years and once...

  44. Muscle relaxers?
    ... long can you take Flexeril? Is it addictive, e.g. Xanax ?...

  45. test
    ... wearing a splint, physical therapy (once a week), Xanax , taking glucosamine & chondroitin (spelling?), I've...

  46. How do I know what is right????
    ... really about to give up. I was doing really well on my Xanax and Zoloft then they took me off of it because they ... said the Xanax was addictive. Well let me tell you it is! If you ... just one of the Zoloft last night and a 1/2 of the Xanax until I could get in to see her again. I am feeling ... know what to do. I don't want to be addicted to the Xanax but it is the only thing that has helped. Help anyone...
    ... possible to substitute some other medication for the Xanax ? And that nurse, she couldn't have been more useless...
    ... perfect little boy. I don't know the difference between Xanax and valium but I think they are of the same family...
    ... LOL)Little humor there. Seriously, if you think the xanax helped you I would go back on it. Who cares about...
    ... Jill, Many Doctors believe Xanax and Valium to be very addicting compared to the other ... class. I was told by a friend recently who had been on Xanax for about 10 years for anxiety and depression, that ... her new "shrink" told her the Xanax was actually causing her to be more depressed. He ... were enjoying having to live on medication. Jill, Xanax may be more addicting than the others, I've never...
    ... back to my Dr. this morning. I did start back on the Xanax this weekend and cut back on the Zoloft. I feel better ... t know now what to do because they want me off the Xanax and I don't have time right now (my husbands working...

  47. Anyone that used Xanax??
    ... Hi, I am currently on Xanax , 0.25 mg/day. It definitely helps my muscle tension...
    ... I've been on .25 xanax 2x daily for a year and a half. It helps where no ... with my muscle tension some. Once you've been on xanax for a while, say 4-6 months+ (or any other benzo)...

  48. Insomnia
    ... Sawtelle and Olympic) and started taking 0.25 mg/day of Xanax . Ever since then my sleep has been more restful....

  49. Limited Opening
    ... don't freak until you at least try it. Try taking xanax before you go but make sure someone drives you. My...

  50. xanax
    ... think it works too. Lorazapam is an anti-anxiety, like xanax . At least I can sleep at night(most of the time) Glad...
    ... Hi I have been on Xanax now for about a month or a little more. It has helped ... a neuroligist this past week and she told me that Xanax was pretty mild if than correctly and that it would ... meds like that since I am deathly allergic. So for me Xanax has been a big help. Good luck! ...
    ... I have tried xanax in the past. WHen I was really really going down the ... time and couldnt leave my house to get to my docs. Xanax helped me to get a handle on it so I could go after...

  51. TMJ is back!
    ... as I have had bad reactions to it. I have been on Xanax for 12 years for a severe anxiety problem, so I don...

  52. Not sure what to do....
    ... if I can deal with all this pain and guilt! I have Xanax to relax me, but only take it as needed as not to...

  53. Arthrogram????
    ... .. I cannot handle being in the "tube" even with xanax and valium. So my OS wants me to have this test done...

  54. Please Help! I am New to TMJ!!!
    ... and notice that my speech has changed. I am also on xanax which helps with the anxiety that goes with this....

  55. Dizzy & Blurry
    ... advocating pills at all but at one point my doc. gave me 5 xanax to reset my clock. It helped me get back to coping...

  56. Swelling in your face?
    ... crazy headache and have called the Dr. to see if the Xanax could be causing that so we will see. I am starting...

  57. So tired of this!
    ... struggling so to deal with the pain. Now that I am on the Xanax I sleep much better but hate the way I feel during...
    ... Hi Jill: How many mgs. of Xanax do you take before bed? I only take 0.25 which helps...
    ... thinks it will help me and wants to get me off the Xanax in the next two weeks. I am praying about what to...
    ... ears ringing constatnly, jaw soreness, etc. I am on xanax , celebrex and aleve for the pain. I just wanted to...

  58. Xanax- Question for Amateurdoc
    ... Hi I read your posts about Xanax and wondered how long your wife was on this and how...
    ... Jill, My wife had the same response to the Xanax when she first went on it. She was taking .5 mg twice ... fatigued feeling stopped. When the pain relief from the Xanax stopped, they increased the dosage to 1 mg twice a ... If you can get through the first few days of the Xanax , and it helped a little with the pain, I'd ride it...

  59. Xanax-does anyone take this ?
    ... Hi As of yesterday I started on a low dose of Xanax to help me to deal with the pain, help me get some...
    ... Hi Jill, Yes, I've taken Xanax before. It's a tranquilizer. It never really helped...
    ... Jill, My wife started on Xanax --which is an anti-anxiety, not anti-depressant, drug ... same time, under doctor supervision, flexeril and Xanax , with no ill effects. If and when you do quit the ... Xanax , do so gradually, as a cold-turkey approach will lead...
    ... disorder. She (the cat, named Abbey) has been on Xanax for 5 years and it has been wonderful for us. Abbey ... telling you this to offer you a positive experience with Xanax , albeit in a feline patient. You really need to give...

  60. Anyone tired all the time?
    ... emotions and not sleeping well. Today she put me on Xanax to help me to relax and hopefully help me get some...

  61. I can't believe it!
    ... clenching, but the side effects are too much for me and Xanax doesn't give me bad side effects, but isn't as effective...

  62. Any Thoughts
    ... had me thinking I was crazy, started me on paxil, xanax , sent me to a psych. and everything which added to...

  63. Good article on taking control of TMJ
    ... grinding? Just wondering - because I just went back on xanax at night and my husband said "he doesnt hear me as...
    ... grinding? Just wondering - because I just went back on xanax at night and my husband said "he doesnt hear me as ... really increased it. Hi kata: I take a low dose of Xanax before bed, but my bite is really bad so I still manage...

  64. Help and advice needed
    ... relaxants, so perhaps I'll inquire about flexeril. I take xanax regularly to help me cope with this all and it helps...
    ... probably a bit redundant as you are already taking Xanax , although you might try valium instead, see if it ... used flexeril so don't know about that. Do you take xanax daily? One more thing. If you can't take anti inflammator...
    ... you so very much Hbep for a wonderful reply. I take xanax which is the same class of drugs as valium but I have...
    ... addendum when I had already posted Hbep. Yes I take xanax regularly and have been doing so for roughly a year...

  65. Stacie 212...Still Up?
    ... supposed to help with pain), aleve, advil, valium, xanax , vioxx (which he was allergic to), and many more....

  66. MRI - Neurostimulator
    ... about a week). I've tried the strongest medications ( xanax , ambien, ativan, clonesepam) but nothing stops it...

  67. Is there really no cure?
    ... myself off percocet and went back to darvocet and xanax at bed time. I am carefull with what I eat and do...

  68. ~Status on my impending sugery~
    ... because it is non drowsy. I've tried flexeril, valium, xanax , zanaflex, and more. I've had one surgery so far...

  69. Tiffany, are you around?
    ... with a headache or facial pain. He had me increase my Xanax to .05 mg. for 2 weeks, but it's not helping so far...

  70. tmj/anxiety relation
    ... anxious all my life. Lately, I've been taking 0.25 mg. Xanax in order to fall asleep. Once in awhile, I take one...

  71. Sue..Sunshine123...how are you?
    ... relaxers and he told me that since I've been taking Xanax to double the dose for 2 weeks to see if it relaxes ... him again, we'll figure out if I'll be stopping the Xanax and starting something else. I do worry about addiction ... from Xanax , but he thinks I'd have to be on a high dose to become...

  72. Saw new TMJ doctor today - EXPENSIVE!
    ... bextra, percoset, oxycontin -elavil, pamelor -depakote - xanax , klonepin -numerous sinus and allergy pills and sprays...

  73. Elevil causing heartburn, what else should I ask for?
    ... it didn't work. Before bed I take a small dose of Xanax , which relaxes me enough to fall asleep. It doesn...

  74. medicines
    ... flexeril, and soma. Currently I am switching between xanax when it's really bad and flexeril most of the time...

  75. what do we do?
    ... to the nerves being "shot." He prescribed for her Xanax .5mg twice/day (though she can double that if need...