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  1. can gerd cause facial numbness
    ... alone. took prilosec for a month or so as well as xanax . symptoms went away temporarily. have complained...

  2. Wrongly prescribed asthma meds for GERD?
    ... having breathing episodes. I have panic too (take Xanax for it as needed) -- but just like you -- I am always...

  3. Acid Reflux/Weight Loss
    ... developed after my GERD got worse and worse -- I have Xanax for it - and my Dr. wants to put me on Lexapro daily...

  4. Fed up, looking for alternatives
    ... want me to take gaviscon every night, plus gave me xanax for anxiety. I still haven't given up on the self...

  5. Is this Gerd?
    ... course alot of anxiety. he put me on prilosec and xanax . It worked then didnt work, I doubled up, it worked ... apptmt with gastro today, but there is not enough xanax in the world to calm me right now. could this just...

  6. Something very scary happened last night....
    ... woke up @ 4:00am with the SAME THING.... I took a Xanax and feel back alseep eventually. Woke up at 6:30am...
    ... woke up @ 4:00am with the SAME THING.... I took a Xanax and feel back alseep eventually. Woke up at 6:30am...
    ... What would we do without Xanax ? I worry about that too but swear it's the only thing...

  7. Reflux and panic attack
    ... awful way to live... When it gets really bad I take a Xanax which will calm me a bit - does not help with the...
    ... I was prescribed xanax on Saturday and so far, I am doing much better with...

  8. Acid Reflux Symptoms - Mimicking heart attack?
    ... they said it was anxiety/panic attack, they put me on xanax and now the pains are all gone....
    ... turned my body into a MESS:) Girl, you need some xanax . I would not recommend taking it forever, I heard ... depression and stress cause your body physical pain. The xanax is working great so far, I've only been on it a few...
    ... instead of becoming obsessed with my own life. I take Xanax as needed - it really helps when the anxiety gets...
    ... said that I was having a panic attack. They gave me xanax and all the of the pains (the sharp pains that lasted ... heart and your body, relax, calm down, or get some xanax like I did. It's probably just stress. Mia...
    ... Hi girls x whats the UK version of xanax ? Do you just take these when you need to? Sounds better...
    ... niecsey;3404414]Hi girls x whats the UK version of xanax ? Do you just take these when you need to? Sounds better...

  9. Nexium
    ... hmmmm just a thought. I have 1/2 of a .5 m tablet of xanax which I take when a flare-up hits in certain social ... depressed so I balk at taking anti depressants when the xanax works quickly and I use it very sparingly. Nausea...

  10. palpatations,sweating & sic feeling?
    ... It is a terrible way to live..... Thank GOD for Xanax !...
    ... spiraling out of control. I was the exact same down to the xanax . I remember going to the grocery store & it would...

  11. Acid & Breathing Problems???? :( :( :(
    ... that??? I told him - if I get really scared I take a Xanax and it calms me down - but I still CANNOT BREATH?...

  12. GERD is ruining my life!
    ... feeling like I can't get a breath. It stinks! I take Xanax as needed for the anxiety. It is not working as well...
    ... taking a very small dose, 30 mg of Cymbalta and have Xanax on an as needed basis. I have only taken it a few...
    ... the Cymbalta, which only lasted a few days. And the Xanax makes me sleepy, but I only take it at bed time so...

  13. My symptoms.....newbie would like some input
    ... months. I'm also concerned b/c I am taking some Xanax for anxiety issues and there is something on the Prilosec...
    ... symptoms. You are right about taking Prilosec and Xanax . It does say consult your doc about taking prilosec...
    ... I take Xanax and Prilosec and it is fine. There is some thought ... that Prilosec could INCREASE the affects of Xanax but if you are taking a low dosage, it will not really...
    ... stuck in one side of my throat. I've been taking Xanax for years but when my gastro Dr. found out, he wasn ... 't happy about it because he say's the Xanax relaxes the LES. I don't care what he says because...

  14. Will It Ever Get Better??
    ... pulse ox is fine and it is anxiety -- but if I take a Xanax I relax - but I still cannot breath. I think the...
    ... pulse ox is fine and it is anxiety -- but if I take a Xanax I relax - but I still cannot breath. I think the...

  15. Ph Bravo Test
    ... was going to have a heart attack. I have to take Xanax to get over the anxiety I feel when I get like this...
    ... was going to have a heart attack. I have to take Xanax to get over the anxiety I feel when I get like this...

  16. REflux from nerves anyone take meds
    ... I take Xanax and even though one of my Dr's disagrees saying it ... was one of one of my worst problems so he precribes Xanax When needed for me and I couldn't live without it...

  17. Acid Reflux? Anxiety? Other?
    ... enough to get by but more often than not, I take a Xanax and can sort of dose off for a bit and usually when...
    ... blood, etc). They originally blamed anxiety- the xanax didn't help..... and I've been to the docs multiple...

  18. My 4month saga - astma/Gerd/??
    ... suspected stress and/or asthma. Gave me an inhaler and Xanax . Xanax relaxed me but that anxiet feeling didn't...

  19. Dance Teacher with shortness of breath...Please Help
    ... throat is spasming so I take .5 of Klonopin (its like Xanax ) to help with that. It's really a lot of trial...

  20. Getting worried
    ... the ER cuz I figured i woudl be sent home with some Xanax or something.......
    ... the ER cuz I figured i woudl be sent home with some Xanax or something.... Hi Farmgirl, I was sent home...

  21. Traffic accident triggered "chain reaction" gerd ---> panic attack.
    ... accident related injuries! Thank heavens I had a half of xanax from the very first prescription in May when my GERD ... began. Now I keep extra xanax in my purse. Before GERD, I never heard of xanax...

  22. How long until you got better?
    ... helped but when I get really bad, I have to take a Xanax . Question for you. Has the Effexor caused any wt...

  23. Question regarding Acid Reflux/Stress
    ... Effexor and I'm sorry but I can't live without my xanax . I can get upset and the coughing fits begin! I...

  24. Anxiety and Stress
    ... gradually calms down again. Have to wonder if a year on xanax or something like that would get rid of reflux?...
    ... at period of high anxiety and stress. I have taken xanax and ativan but neither one of them calmed down the...

  25. Calming down a flare up of GERD, FAST?
    ... When I get really sick like you with reflux, I take a Xanax . Helps to relieve the anxiety, which makes me worse...

  26. Don't Know if This is New Or not...
    ... difficulty swallowing about an hour after eating. I take a Xanax and that seems to ease the problem. For the last...

  27. TO Cherbo64 and Others
    ... the mist because that helps me and also taking the Xanax . Most Dr's won't prescirbe because of relaxing the...

  28. Hi, new here w/ chest pain
    ... tried everything the dr's gave me, from Protonix to Xanax . Nothing helps at all! I KNOW something is wrong!...

  29. Watch the stress
    ... stressful situation (like I don't like to fly) I'll take a xanax . My stomach pains are almost completely gone these...

  30. Thank you for esophageal spasm support
    ... makes your eyeballs bulge! :) I was prescribed Xanax .5mg 17 years ago. And it works beautifully to stop...

  31. I'm scared, can somebody pleaseee help me?
    ... may find relief from taking an AntiAnxiety med like Xanax ... you may want to talk to your Dr. about that. ...
    ... months ago was a real bad one at least i got some xanax in the meantime, cause all of this has givin me bad...

  32. Symptoms of acid reflux?
    ... that anxiety CAN cause dyspnea and today I have tried Xanax .5 mg to see what it might do. Hell anything is worth ... other things. I am also open to suggestions. If that Xanax work, I wil let all of you know. It could be a combination...

  33. Reflux Part I
    ... anxiety causing situation (mine is flying) then take a xanax . Our body has gotten so use to shutting down with...

  34. Help-is this reflux related?
    ... take Klonopin at night to help me sleep (it's like a Xanax )...i take the lowest dose but at least it relaxes...

  35. PVC's and Palpatations causaaed by GERD?
    ... nerves...and i know it isnt anxiety because i take xanax and that calms me down, but it doesnt change the weird...

  36. endoscopy or MRI
    ... prescription to help your relax. I have found that Xanax seems to works best for the claustrophobic patient...

  37. Scared of Heart Problems or Pancreas Problems.
    ... so HARD and makingme exhausted. Doc said to take a Xanax so I did. I mean just had EKG normal today, she said...

  38. No more doctors
    ... the throat air hunger, every day...I could take 10 Xanax and be totally relaxed but still have those symptoms...

  39. Introducing Myself & My Acid Reflux Problems!
    ... virtually goes away (temporary of course). I also take Xanax for anxiety problems. If my acid reflux is really ... causing me discomfort, if I take a Xanax pill, about 15-20 minutes later it's as if it's gone ... ! Now Xanax is not a pain pill, so that is not why it's going ... away. Xanax calms you down, and what I think is happening is that ... to get worse almost instantly. So I think that the Xanax is helping me. I have also noticed that if I'm...
    ... good. I also gave up soda and coffee. I, too, took Xanax to calm me down. Anxiety really makes acid reflux ... to take the Tagamet before bed and haven't popped a Xanax or Gaviscon in 2 weeks. I hope to slowly wean myself...

  40. pain in middle of chest due to reflux/indegestion?
    ... breath. Doc says it's not my heart, told me to take Xanax . I have generalized anxiety disorder, had barium swallow...

  41. Chest pain
    ... interpets the pain as coming from my heart. I take Xanax and Clonazepam for my spasms/pain - and these meds...

  42. Constant shortness of breath with GERD??
    ... s expensive w/o insurance coverage!) I was put on xanax last year. I've had throat swellings which required...

  43. effects from diazepam
    ... its all very troubling when it happens; i have taken xanax ...there is so much emotion with these symptoms, which...

  44. What does an esophageal spasm feel like?
    ... why I am seeing a psycologist. I am currently on Xanax ... taking .25mg twice daily as the spasming is constant...

  45. LPR. List ALL of your symptoms.
    ... works out, i'll be looking for your updates; i take xanax when this thing freaks me out...especially to sleep...

  46. Lump in throat is killing me!! Help!
    ... upper GI. No drugs have helped this...I even take Xanax hoping to relax the muscles (and myslef fromt eh panic...
    ... upper GI. No drugs have helped this...I even take Xanax hoping to relax the muscles (and myslef fromt eh panic...

  47. Anyone have trouble when sitting for long periods of time?
    ... central nervous system depressants - to name a few, xanax , clonazepam, valium. They're mainly used for anxiety...

  48. Please describe what an esophageal spasm feels like
    ... Once they rule out cardiovascular and give you xanax and a GI cocktail and the symptoms instantly go away ... these cases, it's the full blown med management of xanax /GI cocktail. And I get as quiet and still as quickly...

  49. anyone have esophageal spasms????
    ... trigger one though, my medical management consists of xanax .5mg. If within 10-15 minutes that has not stopped...

  50. stomach problems and anxiety
    ... from anxiety from time to time make sure you take a xanax before going into a stressful situation. I'm starting...

  51. Pain starts in back then abdominal cramping/pain
    ... end up in the ER with a panic attack they gave me Xanax but never took it since I left the ER. I have it just...

  52. Acid Reflux continues.....need help
    ... menopause symptoms that are horrible to. I have been on xanax with no help. I need all your thoughts as i can...
    ... last three months. I have tried prevacid and am doing xanax . They help a little, but the main thing that is helping...

  53. Bloated and haven't ate in days!!!!
    ... anything after 7 You might also ask your doctor for some xanax to help get you relaxed for a week or so and also...
    ... anything after 7 You might also ask your doctor for some xanax to help get you relaxed for a week or so and also...

  54. GERD and ANXIETY which came FIRST??
    ... .both in the same week. By November I was put on Xanax 3x/day b/c my anxiety was so bad. I didn't have reflux ... until one month after I stopped taking the Xanax . I don't know if there is a connection to the Xanax...

  55. Wierd taste in mouth?????
    ... xanax will give you a metal taste so yes there are drugs...

  56. Possible GERD
    ... generalized anxiety disorder and prescribed .25 mg of xanax to take as needed. It only seems to help a little...
    ... umm the xanax will not help your stomache that is what caused my ... place did the doctor allso tell you how addictive xanax are that if you stay on longer than six months you ... will be hooked and did he allso tell you that xanax are hell to get off of...

  57. Sore chest
    ... what this pain is its like im really sore ive been on xanax 6 plus years for anxiety..i thought maybe it was chrondotis...

  58. Upper Back Pain With Reflux, So Painful
    ... pulse ranges in mid 60's. Anyway....I have taken Xanax .05mg on a PRN basis over the course of these 16 years ... started feeling some burning in my chest. I took a xanax and tried to relax and forget it. By 11pm I had severe ... and give me a GI cocktail (liquid maalox and .05mg Xanax ). Within 2 minutes I start feeling really bad... ... spasms due to acid reflux. Instructions to continue xanax for spasms, and now an added pain medication for the...
    ... interesting that they call the pains spasms and that xanax works for them. I have klonopin here but never took...
    ... only be diagnosed once other disease is ruled out. Xanax is a central nervous system suppresent....therefore ... 2 of the worst attacks in my 16 year history. The xanax didn't put a dent in it. So now, I guess it's going ... to be xanax and pain medication if it starts to get to bad....
    ... to make sure there is not a misunderstanding. The xanax has no analgesic properties (that I know of I take ... needed) and will not help with the spasms in that way. Xanax is used to help alleviate anxiety, which comes with...
    ... did think you meant it helped the pain. I know that xanax is for anxiety and thought perhaps it has some muscle...
    ... Karen.....the Xanax is not a pain reliever. What it does is relax the ... pain. My recent problem for what ever reason, the xanax which has worked for 16 years....did not stop the ... as well. They gave me a GI cocktail of maalox and xanax ......almost immediately (not more than a few minutes ... As I said in my OP....I am now still to take the xanax when the episode hits...as I have always done, but ... those episodes. Sorry if somehow you thought the xanax would control the "intense" type pain. My situation...
    ... Hi Moe. My GI suggested the Xanax .05mg. That was 16 years ago. I have never had to ... frequency. I have had zero side effects from the xanax . I am exquisitely chemical sensitive. Many many ... God they do not happen every day. In the past the Xanax would relax the esophageal muscle, and that would ... of AD's, since I don't suffer depression. The CNS ( xanax ) as I have said, took care of the problem for 16 years...
    ... reason :) ...anyway, I hope they find something if the xanax is wearing off.. have they suggested another benzo...
    ... morning, said that treatment protocol, called for Xanax and even adding Bentyl, because Bentyl, treats GI ... the next time I had a really bad attack, to take the Xanax /Bentyl together. I filled the bentyl scrip. We'll...

  59. Very odd symptoms, please help?
    ... get really bad with the breathing I have to take a xanax and low and behold I can breath and don't feel the...

  60. Annoyed LPR? No info. Alternatives?
    ... some thought that Valium and its fellow benzos like Xanax can actually make LPR worse - because they have muscle ... LPR (main symptom was chronic cough), I was put on Xanax - the doctors thought the cough was psychosomatic ... year to sort out the LPR condition and get off the Xanax - which actually required 3 days in a detox facility...
    ... They started about one month after I stopped taking Xanax ....

  61. Can anxiety
    ... went through a separation back in December and was on Xanax for 3 months. I've had my anxiety under control and ... things have gotten better, so I'm not on Xanax anymore. Last night an issue came up that made my...

  62. Vocal cord disorder and GERD????
    ... which would make it ever worse. My doctor gave me Xanax to help if the situation arises again - which it did ... I'm not suggesting that you ask your doctor for Xanax , but I'm glad I have just in case. Anyway, I'll...
    ... curious to hear about your progress. I've been taking Xanax for about a year and it's amazing how it helps the ... It's kind of telling to me though that when the Xanax helps so much, that stress and anxiety may be fueling...

  63. Weak LES/UES
    ... reflux. I am very suspicious about drugs like Xanax (a Benzo) which is a very strong muscle relaxer in...

  64. Help....GERD?
    ... anxiety meds before the reflux started? Benzos like Xanax , or beta-blockers, or anti-depressants? Many of...

  65. New Here
    ... down as I know I can breathe. My ENT prescribed xanax (anti-anxiety) as he thinks this makes my symptoms...

  66. LPR and Anxiety
    ... However, he would like me to try four to six weeks of Xanax to see if my throat pain and globus go away. ... After reading a few threads, I am reluctant to try the Xanax for fear it will make my symptoms worse. I have no ... been treated for the anxiety aspect of LPR? With Xanax ? If so, has it helped. I am curious to hear the...
    ... would be a lot safer taking 2 Prevacids a day than any Xanax at all. Regarding Xanax - taking it for 4-6 weeks ... physically addicted to a very small amount of the drug. Xanax should be taken occasionally, not regularly. I am...
    ... believe this than the LPR theory - but he prescribed xanax to see if it works. I am frightened of taking medicine...
    ... keeping my fingers crossed...but still haven't tried the xanax ....
    ... some advice, as a mental health therapist I know that Xanax is addictive. I would never advise you to take or...
    ... Thanks Ryder - My doctor did not prescribe Xanax for depression. He believes that my allergic reaction ... He thinks that a four week regimen (or less) of Xanax may overcome what he calls a cycle of trauma. He...

  67. Aspiration with acid reflux
    ... give the steriods the full 6 days and told me to take xanax for my anxiety. I have been drinking hot tea to try...
    ... successful in your relatives? -As far as putting you on Xanax for anxiety, I highly recommend against this. First ... , Xanax is a muscle relaxer (more so than Advil) and can contribute ... sheer hell searching for a diagnosis and was put on Xanax . Though I absolutely did not "abuse" the drug in any ... getting the reflux diagnosis, I had to detox off the Xanax - and let me tell you, I was so ready and happy to...

  68. hello... GERD dilemma
    ... along with zelnorm 2x a day AND he demanded I take a xanax before bed each night. So, I take my second Prevacid...
    ... along with zelnorm 2x a day AND he demanded I take a xanax before bed each night. So, I take my second Prevacid ... well. It is possible that the other meds (zelnorm and xanax ) are causing your problems, not the increased prevacid ... rxlist.com. They are also possible side effects on xanax . I would see a GI specialist if I were you. In the...

  69. What next when 2x PPI doesn't work?
    ... Ranitidine is sold OTC as Xantac (not to be confused with Xanax ). At night, before bed, I take 300 mg of ranitidine...

  70. anti-depressent's and gerd
    ... i did never had heartburn in my life until i took Xanax . took me a long time to put the 2 togehter but you...
    ... I was unwillingly taking about 1-2 mg of Xanax a day for about 3 months, then I developed Laryngeal ... lungs up. I think there may be a link between Xanax and GERD/LPR. Xanax is not one of the drugs known...

  71. Stress and Heartburn
    ... yep.. ask your doc for some xanax Like i did and take Zegerid for the reflux.. I feel...
    ... you don't want xanax very addictive and hell to get off of. i know i went ... through xanax withdrawel's it took me a year to feel normal again...
    ... yes but i beleive what i went through with the xanax withdrawel's. i beleive is what gave me the heartburn ... through. did the dioctor tell you when he gave you the xanax not to stay on it longer than six month's? cause mine...
    ... developed acid reflux after being on low-doses of Xanax for a few months, "for anxiety". I know that Xanax ... cholergenic properties, but do you thing that since Xanax is a muscle-relaxant that it can cause eventual permanent ... simply areas of pressure (not real muscles), can the Xanax ultimately de-pressurize them? Then after getting ... LPR and not taking Xanax for a while, my doctor prescribed an even higher dose ... actually checked into a rehab facility to get off the Xanax and was kicked out for not being "addicted enough...
    ... fickle thing.. What helps one hurts another. The Xanax in a very small dose works for me. I do not take every...
    ... developed acid reflux after being on low-doses of Xanax for a few months, "for anxiety". I know that Xanax ... cholergenic properties, but do you thing that since Xanax is a muscle-relaxant that it can cause eventual permanent ... simply areas of pressure (not real muscles), can the Xanax ultimately de-pressurize them? Then after getting ... LPR and not taking Xanax for a while, my doctor prescribed an even higher dose ... actually checked into a rehab facility to get off the Xanax and was kicked out for not being "addicted enough ... ". Morons. yes i do think xanax has everything to do with what i am going through ... now.i also got addicted to xanax went to a rehab and they acted like it was my fault...
    ... experiences. Legitimately taking very small doses of Xanax , as prescribed and directed by a phyciatrist. Developing ... his practice. Yet every time I told him that the Xanax was becoming a problem, he would ask if I wanted to...

  72. Please help! How bad is my GERD?
    ... cause your reflux. Ask your doc to give you some xanax .. Trust me you will feel great.....

  73. ***1 Week Post Nissen***
    ... is, I cannot say. I do know that my primary gave me xanax and it has helped immensely in calming my throat down...
    ... was completely back to normal except for the nasty Xanax addiction I had developed after a well-meaning doctor ... 3 times a day to "calm down". Be careful with the Xanax ! It is highly addictive when you take it every day ... freaked out every time I tried to stop taking the Xanax . The center thought it was a joke too, because everyone ... which prevents seizures when coming off a benzo like Xanax . Your cough has nothing to do with your being anxious ... one in the morning and one at night. Physical Xanax addiction can also cause a horrible sense of hearing ... focus. And the only way to stop it is to take more Xanax . You've been warned. It's a great drug if you just...
    ... on 2 nexiums per day and was also put on 0.5 mg of xanax , which I just started taking two days ago. Since I ... feel rerasonably well today, I have not taken a xanax . I sometimes takes tylenol allergy pills which seem...
    ... today I've been ok, so I did not have to resort to the xanax . All in all, it's been a rough two years with this...
    ... oh man leave the xanax alone it's bad new's the doctor's put me on xanax...
    ... Did you know that one of the side effects of xanax (anti-anxiety pill) and all the anti-depressants ...
    ... Did you know that one of the side effects of xanax (anti-anxiety pill) and all the anti-depressants ... is what i was trying to tell them that it was the xanax that i took that is giving me what is wrong with me ... they never told me that longer than six month's on xanax and you are hooked. now i look up every drug that...

  74. Has anyone actually gotten better?
    ... whether to blame the onset of my LPR on stress and Xanax use, or 30 years of diabetes since childhood. One...

  75. Quick LPR "recovery"--then relapse--what does this mean?
    ... eating habits were not abusive...I feel that taking Xanax for several months beforehand had to do with the LPR ... onset. I have heard that Xanax is known to relax the LES muscle. Frankly, I don't...