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  1. Heart races at the dentists
    ... stopped the svt, but when I now go to the Dr.'s I take a Xanax as a "preventative". I still haven't gone back to...

  2. Do I need a new Beta Blocker? Magnesium Question?
    ... down in 40 min after taking an additonal one and a xanax . There is some speculation out there that anxiety...
    ... chest pain and dizziness.. Since then I keep xanax and Atenonol in my purse and see a therapist. Have ... only had one two weeks ago since July and either the Xanax or Atenonol brought it down. I think it may be stress...

  3. Beta Blockers for PVC/PAC's - brand names, options, etc......
    ... spark my SVTs also, but seeing a therapist and taking Xanax when needed has helped. Maybe ask your GP for a small ... supply of Xanax ? My GP prescribed them and they are nice to have ... do just have to flip your switch to "not care" and xanax does a good job of it. Good luck all, lyl...

  4. Is this really bradycardia?
    ... If you're on Xanax , for instance...for anxiety..it COULD lower your resting ... pulse a little. Per my cardiologist. I take 1mg.. xanax a day for the PVC's. ( I Know..it will not stop them...

  5. Pleae, Someone Respond To Arrhynisa???
    ... me personally. HR went up way high. I also took a xanax , which I'm sure I'm addicted to by now, because I...

  6. SVTs and heart rate of 190 bpm plus
    ... they start up. I took 10mg Atenonol and .25mg of Xanax and slowly my heart rate went down to 90 bmp. Does...
    ... better. I also hope that the Lexapro helps too. The Xanax helps with panic but then I'm in a fog all day and...
    ... I have noticed that it has helped. What dosage of xanax do you take? I take .25mg when needed and it doesn...
    ... wait and see what my heart does. I take .25mg of Xanax too, somedays I can't even tell I took it, and somedays ... yesterday she is going to start weaning me off the Xanax . Jeez, I just started it a month ago. She is one...

  7. Young female with heart problems?
    ... have been put on pills for high blood pressure and xanax for the anxiety. I have had my bouts but that and...

  8. PVC's and trends
    ... is exercise (both immediately and long term), and xanax ....
    ... had an 200 bpm episode last Monday. An atenonol and xanax and 40 minutes and it went down. If walking daily...

  9. Quit smoking and worse heart issues?
    ... anxiety plays a part of it because after taking a xanax and an atenonol my rate was fine after 45minutes....

  10. Anyone know a good beta blocker that lowers hr, but not blood pressure as much?
    ... tranquilizer, something like Valium (diazepam) or Xanax (alprazolam)...with less likelihood of jumping off...

  11. My husbands chest pains
    ... then he can be helped by something like Valium or Xanax . if it's muscle wall or rib inflammation, then something...

  12. Beta Blockers?
    ... need them. I am already on Beincar for BP and i take Xanax for anxiety so i think im overdoing it throwing the...
    ... im like man!!! Im on Benicar for blood pressure... Xanax for anxiety now Beta blockers too?...
    ... Gimli I have to agree that Xanax , propranolol and Benicar seem like a bit much....

  13. Help with Rapid Heart Rates
    ... blocker but had to many side effects so was switched to xanax .. I notice the xanax slows my heart rate down so should ... the Doctor to be re~checked? And most of all would xanax help a heart problem. Meaning if it was heart related ... would the xanax help slow my heart rate down if it wasn't anxiety...

  14. My beta blocker isn't taking the pac's/pvc's away and I'm scared!!!
    ... night and haven't had one since August. I also take xanax when needed and see a therapist that I believe has ... but after a trip to the ER and they gave me 2 mg of xanax , they went away. I don't take xanax on a regular...
    ... try to redirect my thinking and thank goodness for xanax !! Take Care, Tori...
    ... on your bb. How have you been? Yes, thank God for Xanax , haha. Like I said, slowly learning that I'm OK!...

  15. Got test results....
    ... heart is stressing me so bad I wish I had asked for Xanax . Did your edema come on suddenly...or did you get...

  16. Spasm then really fast heart rate!
    ... normalizes out, at least I'm hoping. I just took a Xanax to try not to panic over my heart rate. What test...
    ... four hours, then spiked back up to 115, then I took a Xanax , and kind of became a couch potato, and my hr went ... really tired and dizzy between the Inderal and the Xanax . 5 months ago I was great, so kind of depressed as...

  17. mnmnmnmn............
    ... worrying about every little thing. I am taking my Xanax , but it doesn't lower the pulse. I am usually around ... eventually too for this anxiety, so I'm not just on Xanax , because I think it's depressing me a little. But...
    ... point, it's obvious I need something other than the Xanax , since it does nothing for my heart rate. The Inderal...
    ... tired, even more tired than you are now with just the xanax . You may have a lower heart rate and you may also...
    ... started feeling anxious again, so I took another Xanax , and now it is back down again. Sometimes I feel ... like this Xanax is double-edged sword, half the time it calms me down ... upon rising. I even keep water next to my bed, and Xanax , sometimes if it feels really fast, like 130, I'll ... take a Xanax , drink my water and lay there or sleep for another ... hour till the Xanax kicks in and then I don't get as bothered by it. ...
    ... this. Take 7-10 days, take your inderal, take your xanax . Take your pulse and blood pressure in the morning...

  18. OK, what is your "normal" hr supposed to be when your up moving around?
    ... I don't know if that is bad or not. I'm taking my Xanax for anxiety, so I know I'm not anxious, but today...

  19. Question on testing
    ... anxiety related. I see a therapist, a psych and am on xanax which really helps. I still need to know why my heart...

  20. MVP scaring the hell outta me!
    ... cholesterol doesnt work. hmmmm Anyhow I have been given xanax for the anxiety..but it doesnt help cause I still...

  21. question for mnmnmnmnmn
    ... I mentioned this to my Dr., who is trying me on Xanax for the anxiety, but becuase of the skips, she ran...
    ... driving myself crazy, but I am trying. I am taking Xanax right now, but so far hasn't gotten any control on...
    ... and say, "so what, this is a normal result". haha. Xanax is slowly helping, but I know with my anxiety it will...
    ... Hello, I have been taking my Xanax every day now for a week, and boy am I tired!! Hard ... I'm not obsessing over it much anymore, due to the Xanax and the reassurance of everyone. I am monitoring...
    ... just touch base with a cardiologist. Keep with the xanax , hopefully your body will get used to it. Have you...
    ... should try? 8. Can or should I continue with the Xanax for a month or two? 9. What are other ways I myself ... I should ask anything else? I need to go take my Xanax , because I haven't yet this morning, and I'm already...

  22. What is SVT?
    ... though to work on the anxiety issues. Have you tried xanax ?? This might be a drug you could try as a daily medication...
    ... I have worked myself up over this. I am taking Xanax right now for the anxiety, although it seems to not...
    ... Hi girls, I have been taking my Xanax two times a day, only half of .25mg each time. But ... guess by that comment it would seem to me that my Xanax isn't working)...
    ... I take xanax also. It doesn't make my heart rate go down, but...
    ... is that going to help me get on that test? Even on Xanax , I'm just constantly thinking about it, even though ... I'm mellow. This is weird, I don't think the Xanax is helping me yet, maybe I need to take a full .25mg...
    ... 178, but I'm not totally sure. It's too bad the xanax makes you so tired. I usually take .25mg, but I can ... and lay down I will definitely fall asleep. But the xanax does nothing for my heart rate. It just makes me...

  23. Can Beta Blockers Cause PVCs?
    ... is exercise, and on the occasion it still acts up xanax always takes care of them for me....

  24. Need reassurance for PVC's as I await stress test results
    ... Zoloft, but that was horrible, so right now just taking Xanax or Ativan (they gave me both to try, not sure which...

  25. Please Help - Anxiety and Now with SVT!
    ... tight all the time. Are you taking anything? I am on Xanax , only as needed right now, but my Dr. said next week...

  26. Does anyone take a beta-blocker for pac's and pvc's?
    ... blockers do not help my anxiety, so I must also take Xanax when needed. I have panic attacks, and the cardiologist...
    ... same thing? What does the Verapamil do? I also take Xanax for my anxiety. (magnesium did not help much, at...

  27. Questions About Palps & Beta Blockers
    ... first, my dr thought it was anxiety and prescribed me Xanax , I even started going to therapy thinking my mind...
    ... this drug and I think I can handle that. I was taking Xanax occasionally tof deal w/ the anxiety that came w/...

  28. please help
    ... benzodiazapine traanquilizer like Valium (diazapam) or Xanax (alprasolam)...NOT Ativan, and take one at bedtime...

  29. Rapid arrhythmia during sleep
    ... last night when I had this racing heart, I took a xanax to calm down, but I panicked so, so badly that I was...

  30. Dealing with PVC's
    ... very small amounts of xanax really almost always stop by PVC's... say 1/8 to...

  31. antenolo concern
    ... chronic anxiety disorder and take a small dose of Xanax ,a benzodiazepine. I have been struggling with blood ... heart disease including HBP. Since I started the Xanax I was doing quite well and my BP readings at home...

  32. Need advice on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. going bonkers
    ... with her. After all that, I see a therapist and take Xanax and figure if something is going to happen to me,...

  33. Effects of high salt diet and florinef for IST
    ... and zoloft for this? Right now, using nothing but xanax for the once a day that I really feel crappy/have...

  34. Vivid dreams + heart meds = a bit worried
    ... nightmares just about every night. The doctor prescribed Xanax before bed, and the nightmares are greatly reduced...
    ... stop, I definitely do) I wouldn't consider going on Xanax or any other meds like that, that's the whole reason...

  35. Heart Palps
    ... anxiety over the loss of my father and gave me a few xanax to see if it helped. The palps stopped after taking ... the xanax off and on when I was feeling anxious. She only gave ... me 10 xanax at the time, so I felt it must have been stress/anxiety ... squeeze. It's driving me crazy. I started taking the xanax again, but doesn't seem to help with the anxiety over...

  36. has anyone had symptoms like these?
    ... like I did. I was living a nightmare. I now take Xanax 1-2 times a day, and its the only drug I've tried...
    ... can u have them while asleep? also What is Xanax ? is it something you get at the drug store or the...
    ... You would need to visit a doctor in order to get Xanax . Its a prescription drug. That is why I told you...

  37. PVCs
    ... spasm and is tender to the touch. And why would xanax seem to settle them down instead of my atenolol? ...
    ... likely be a nerve problem with you and thusly the xanax would help. I do know that my beta blocker works very...

  38. pvc's
    ... ??:) They are actualy really bad tonight. I took xanax ..It really does help. I pray everything works out...
    ... for it to stop so I could sleep.I have never taken xanax but I did take Ativan for anxiety disorder during...
    ... i definitely notice that xanax (.25mg or more) will quell my pvc's almost every time...

  39. Newbie with questions
    ... dizziness. I made it home and took one of my daughter's Xanax . The feeling passed after about 5 minutes. Was that...

  40. Odd palpatations and panic disorder
    ... an exciting movie. I am currently on 0.5 mg's of Xanax to deal with my high anxiety, despite the fact I check...
    ... Vedom, How long have you been taking the Xanax ? How often a day? Those things can rear up and bite...
    ... I had a really bad break down because of the Xanax actually. Little known fact about it, you become more...

  41. Freaking out while waiting for Nuclear Stress Results (sorry - long post)
    ... palps on a daily basis. Not very easy - but I take Xanax as needed. Which is often. Now this new cardiology...
    ... chest pain from time to time and like you I was given Xanax to take as needed. I try to take it only at night...
    ... I'm so freaked out again. I actually took 1/2 a xanax already (like Confused23, I almost only take it at...

  42. Could someone tell me what this is?
    ... pretty steady around 100 at home, so they prescribed xanax which does bring it down. When the anxiety comes on...

  43. abnormal ekg?
    ... elevated lately, dr attributed it to stress so am on xanax . Help, worried enough....

  44. Palpitations that scare me!
    ... years ago with Panic attacks,which my Doctor gave me Xanax for them, it helped.Now that the panic attacks are...
    ... have had, and also suffer from panic attacks. I take Xanax and Inderal, and it does seem to help to some degree...

  45. Xanax for palpitations
    ... Xanax will not help your heart, just calm you down so your...
    ... of palpitations. If the anxiety subsides due to the xanax , it is likely the palps may too subside...but this...
    ... anxiety. It is all related. So by that process, yes, xanax may help papls....
    ... blocker might also help his problem in the same way a xanax would?...
    ... And valium (dizepam) is much longer lasting than xanax . I can take valium for 2 days and remain relaxed for...
    ... ask me on my last visit if i would like to switch to xanax and i said no since i already know how the lorazepan...
    ... I have taken xanax , ativan, and klonopin. All benzos. I took xanax off...

  46. mvp (Mitro Valve Prolapse)
    ... have episodes that are pretty severe. I also take Xanax as needed, and this helps to calm me down when I'm...

  47. its me again. last question
    ... ve been worse than ever. Much worse. I also take Xanax as needed. It helps me through the worst of my episodes...

  48. Xanax and PVC's anyone???
    ... Mimi, Hello to you again! I don't take Xanax but my husband does, has for about 12 years and defintely ... has MVP, so not sure if that is the cause, or the Xanax or a combination of both. I think he takes 3 mg. ... but he has severe panic disorder and without the Xanax and Serezone, well really just the Xanax, he wouldn...

  49. Heart Palpitations, cardiologist? Young guy, help
    ... even went to the ER several times only to be given a xanax , patted on the head, and sent out the door. I remember ... thought to ask. I just trusted them and waited for the xanax to kick in, as it eventually did. In Spring of ... klonopin (which is in the benzo family like ativan or xanax ..but lasts MUCH longer and I take it daily as a maintenance...

  50. Thoughts and questions about fast heart rates, anxiety, toprol, ect...
    ... thing. He said that benzos (like klonopin, ativan, xanax ) and Beta blockers are the best CURRENT way to treat...

  51. Palps while on Toprol?
    ... PRAY to God not to let me die. Had to take 1mg. of Xanax ( per dr. after calling) As I have said before on...

  52. I need advise, please
    ... maybe being apprensive could cause that. I take a Xanax 0.05 mg at night to sleep. The doctor I saw was aGP...
    ... samples to try. How long have you been taking daily Xanax ?...

  53. Just took my new med for first time...
    ... phobe. I know what its like. I'm on Inderal and Xanax , and have never had a single side effect from either...

  54. HRV/RSA... anyone have info on these?
    ... when the doctor was taking my pulse (I hadn't had a Xanax before going there, and my heart rate was high from...

  55. My Dr has made her choice....uugghh..so nervous
    ... there is no wheezing, and it goes away when I take a Xanax . You might possibly not be taking enough Clonaxepam...
    ... there is no wheezing, and it goes away when I take a Xanax . You might possibly not be taking enough Clonaxepam...

  56. PVC's ruining QUILITY of Life!
    ... this too long post. I will now go and take my second Xanax of the day. I take on average 2 mg. daily to help ... has put on me. I'm sure I will have to deal with the Xanax one day. I have never ever taken it more than prescribed...
    ... I am on a beta blocker three times a day, and .5mg Xanax an average of twice a day. Its all that keeps me together...

  57. Exhausting Vigilance
    ... even went to the ER several times only to be given a xanax , patted on the head, and sent out the door. I remember ... thought to ask. I just trusted them and waited for the xanax to kick in, as it eventually did. In Spring of...

  58. Tachycardia (rapid heart beat)-- scared
    ... go below 120. They dismissed me again with a Rx of xanax , and told me to follow up with a Dr. I did as directed ... . Anyway, my heart rate went down with the xanax to a little above 100, but it stayed there for a week ... . Yesterday I went off the xanax . My heart rate once again went above 120 and stayed ... think the best thing to do would be to stay on the xanax , and let things be, but my heart rate before this...
    ... cannot explain. Klonopin is in the same family as xanax but is longer lasting and usually taken daily. I think...
    ... heart rate remains exactly the same whether on or off xanax ( 100 or 120) as it was 2 weeks ago. I would think...
    ... heart rate remains exactly the same whether on or off xanax ( 100 or 120) as it was 2 weeks ago. I would think...
    ... Hello. I am not sure how long you've been on the Xanax , but yes it can cause the rapid heart beat. My husband ... has been on Xanax for severe panic disorder for twelve years and about ... the same racing heart. You should never stop taking Xanax abruptly because of the withdraw. You should taper ... I would ask the doctor if they think stopping the Xanax could be the culprit....
    ... it sound like that is what I was saying, that the Xanax is causing it? I am sorry, I must have not made that...
    ... happening. The doctor had failed to warn me not to stop Xanax suddenly. If you wean yourself off, you should have ... honest with you (OP) I think you should still be on the Xanax , since it obviously seems to help you....
    ... i have sinus tachycardia and wanted me to start on xanax as needed. like everyone else i have medicine phobia...
    ... that WORKS, ask your doctor for diazepam. Even the Xanax is a FAR better idea than Ativan. tmapj (if you...
    ... about the same half life as lorazepam (ativan) and xanax . They all have about a 4 hour half life. Klonopin...

  59. Whoa! That's a fast heart rate.
    ... must agree given he called in scrip for .25 mgs of Xanax . What should I ask cardio? I am really worked up over...

  60. Mitral Valve Prolapse - this sucks!
    ... three times a day (it was twice a day before) and Xanax as needed. But my symptoms get very bad sometimes ... with it? How do you calm yourself down? Even the Xanax at fairly high doses doesn't take away half of the...
    ... three times a day (it was twice a day before) and Xanax as needed. But my symptoms get very bad sometimes ... with it? How do you calm yourself down? Even the Xanax at fairly high doses doesn't take away half of the...
    ... I CAN'T rest. That's when I often have to take Xanax to calm myself down. It does sometimes seem to help...
    ... I CAN'T rest. That's when I often have to take Xanax to calm myself down. It does sometimes seem to help...
    ... DavieVegas, I don't know how you do it without Xanax or anything to calm you down. Back when I didn't ... position. If I stay in that forward position until the Xanax takes effect, my heart will often calm down on its ... then I'd be a basket case! As it is, I have to take Xanax twice a day, most of the time, in order to just live ... even make it home - that's how bad it was. Took some Xanax and felt much better 45 minutes later. So then I went...
    ... how certain drugs can affect us. Randi I take Xanax daily (as I mentioned earlier in this thread) and...

  61. Heart stopping and starting??? Help!
    ... cardiologist. i am scared to go to sleep. i took some xanax . i also take a beta blocker~ Corgard. i am pretty...

  62. Could this be a Heart Problem
    ... doing that. Timber, I haven't taken any Alpralozm ( Xanax ) yet. I am trying not to take it, but I think I may...

  63. I always think there is something wrong with my heart!
    ... have bigtime health anxiety because of it. I take Xanax as needed (.25mg about 5 times a month). It all...
    ... I felt some serious doom. I didn't want to take a Xanax and instead took and Advil thinking it was muscular...

  64. MVP and Palpitations of the heart
    ... he could put me on Tenormin and I'm already taking xanax . I'm also a little below what I should be in the weight...

  65. Did I Just Feel a PVC?
    ... arrythmia since it slows your av node. I have been taking xanax until i will have the ablation later this year to ... was another reason why I had to stop taking it. The xanax does seem to help. Good luck!...

  66. Change in PVCs - Worried - Advice Please!
    ... was going to have a nervous breakdown. Had to up my Xanax . I know topral is a wonderful medication, have lots...

  67. racing heart.. please help! i am freaked out!!
    ... my heart down. I have been taking the Rythmol and Xanax in the meantime. Good luck!...

  68. Raised HR when waking
    ... anxious person anyway, just taking a little extra Xanax helps, too. Other than that, I can't think of any...

  69. symptoms of heart disease
    ... night and felt like i was going to die but too k a xanax and it went away after 20 minutes any hel pwould...

  70. Palpitations, Tachycardia and other weird heart sensations -- Share your story!
    ... bloodwork. Again, I was told it was my GERD and was given Xanax . For the next six months, I felt horrible (alot of ... my couch) only getting temporary relief when taking Xanax (1mg daily). At the end of June, I had another severe ... control (Oh, and no Gerd Symptoms). I continue taking Xanax , but was also put on 10mg of Lexapro. My new MD and ... levels. So far, the Lexapro has helped in reducing my Xanax intake to the range of .5 to .75 per/day. In the...

  71. Oh my god...Some please tell me what just happened!!! URGENT
    ... Zoloft for about 7 dyas now... noticed no change yet, Xanax sure help my mood but that's all. Been 2 weeks and...

  72. Yet Another Attempt
    ... freaked out and want to know whats wrong. he fed me some Xanax to help calm me down and we proceeded to take test ... didn't drink as much and when I felt stressed I ate a xanax to keep me calm. Went off the blood pressure medicine...

  73. WPW question
    ... sometimes when I just want to chill, but I take a Xanax instead and relax. Hope this story helped! Wish the...

  74. Recurring Chest Pain???
    ... stent. I am still having chest pain every day, taking xanax to see if it is anxiety, but still having pain. Now...

  75. Mitral Value Prolapse "Syndrome"?
    ... true? Because of the anxiety im also on zoloft and xanax right now...but for the life of me id love to nail...
    ... true? Because of the anxiety im also on zoloft and xanax right now...but for the life of me id love to nail...