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  1. Wellbutrin and BP
    ... start taking Wellbutrin. I have PTDS and I take 1.5 Xanax 4x a day, 10mg Lexapro 1x a day and Micardis/HCT for...

  2. What would cause BP to start creeping?
    ... anxiety since I was actually at the doctor getting xanax for a flight I had the following day). Anyhow - I...

  3. New to board, have a question
    ... sensations. It took me years of therapy and a lot of xanax to get mine under control simply because of the way...

  4. Need advice regarding my dose
    ... dizzy. By the way, I weaned off both Effexor and Xanax . Since I stopped Xanax I don't sleep at all :(, I...
    ... Yes, I think I'm still suffering from Effexor and Xanax withdrawal side effects. But I'm a little better than...
    ... "congestive heart failure". ...Since I stopped Xanax I don't sleep at all :(, I hope this will change over...
    ... Actually Norvasc has no effects on my sleep at all, It's Xanax . Wow heart failture !!! I didn't know that. Now I...
    ... Hi, I'm off Zebeta and Xanax now, weaned off them in 10 days, my heart rate ranges ... so tired. When I was on Zebeta, after I weaned off Xanax also, my heart rate was very low 57 and even lower...
    ... about them. How are your anxiety levels without the Xanax and the Effexor? What have these two meds been replaced...
    ... so tired. When I was on Zebeta, after I weaned off Xanax also, my heart rate was very low 57 and even lower ... normal too...Michael I don't know anything about the xanax , but the zebeta is the same as bisoprolol, which is...
    ... your post, it was fast :). My dr took me off both Xanax and Effexor gradually in 2 weeks, then I told him ... off Zebeta and I did in 10 days. I haven't replaced Xanax and Effexor with any other drug, I have depresion ... depressed and sad. I just took something similar to Xanax , it's called Prozolam, I asked a friend who is a pharmacist...
    ... Hi, My dr took me off both Xanax and Effexor gradually in 2 weeks, then I told him ... off Zebeta and I did in 10 days. I haven't replaced Xanax and Effexor with any other drug, I have depresion...
    ... sleep all day long. I'm thinking about going back to Xanax because when I took a similar med yesterday I felt ... and better. I had no side effects when I was on Xanax , I think I will get back on it. About drs, I don't ... but have you read that it's not safe to take with Xanax ? Thanks for help, Michael...
    ... including my best drug book, for interactions between xanax and norvasc. You should be OK. None are listed. ... dose-related changes in heart rhythm in some people. Xanax can cause tachycardia and heart palpitations. Your ... additional dose of 5mg Norvasc and a new medication, xanax . I hope it doesn't. I am sorry you don't have medical...
    ... all I stopped 3 medications in 2 months. Effexor, Xanax and now Zebeta. In a few days I will know if taking...

  5. high HR coming off of beta blocker... how long?
    ... ve had anxiety problems in the past and have some Xanax , so I figured I'd just pop one as the need arose....

  6. Which medications to start with, lowest toxicity
    ... kind of medication especially long term, I do take xanax occationally for pc's when they get bad though. I...
    ... it, don't really have attacks any more, but do keep Xanax on hand. I've also gotten off beta-blockers. There...

  7. Toprol XL - Side Effects
    ... while. some anxiety from the withdrawal. Taking a Xanax seems to help with the worst of it. I have been on...
    ... I had spoken to an ER doctor and he said to take a Xanax or a Valium when they withdrawl gets bad to help slow...
    ... my own - and more than a little afraid. I took a Xanax and tried to remain calm. I was trying to figure...

  8. Metoprolol/Toprol XL
    ... Sat. shaking inside. Dr. told me to take BP and 1/2 Xanax and 1/2 Toprol in evening. I am still wrestling with...
    ... mg-as per Doctors advice) also advised to take 1/2 Xanax tonight before bedtime to help relax me...)...
    ... taking.. No change in my BP meds.....I will take 1/2 Xanax tonight and hope to God I feel ok tomorrow..... ...

  9. Blood Pressure Med Along With Anxiety Meds
    ... successful at taking blood pressure meds along with either xanax or valium and find that works better? Thanks for...

  10. Spike in BP for no reason, is this common?
    ... scares the heck out of me. I take a small piece of xanax and after a while the pressure goes down. It comes ... I don't know if that helped or the small piece of Xanax I took. =...
    ... I take xanax now and again as well as I suffered from horrific ... become anxious without any apparent threat. The xanax could potentially have a rebound effect as can the ... anxiousness. I recently heard the same could be true for xanax though I do not believe I have had rebound from it...
    ... started to get worried, and later on I took .25 mg of Xanax . The elevation continued into the middle of the night...
    ... thing is happening to me you are not alone. Take the xanax and the Atenolo and lie down and try to relax and...
    ... come back for a day. Also, I would think that if the Xanax brings me back down, then the Xanax is working and ... Xanax is for anxiety. Honestly, I hope I'm right - ! Thanks...
    ... If the xanax is working, than it sounds anxiety related. The problem...
    ... is a puzzlement. So maybe tonight I'll take just Xanax and give it a try. I only wish the Xanax would keep...

  11. episodes of high bp, some tachycardia
    ... pressure along with the racing heart, a small piece of xanax works wonders. It is definitely scary but when I...

  12. was diagnosed with HBP; suffering from anxiety attack
    ... doc said I'm having anxiety attacks and prescribed Xanax . I'm also taking Benazepril 20 mg after my high BP ... time, it was 131/85. I popped a pill (10 mg) and took Xanax as well because I was so nervous. What's wrong with...
    ... time, it was 131/85. I popped a pill (10 mg) and took Xanax as well because I was so nervous. What's wrong with...
    ... prescribed anti-anxiety med Paxil...non-addictive unlike Xanax ....

  13. few days playing action games, blood pressure is 134/84
    ... exams are next week :(. Anyway, I will not wean off Xanax 0.5mg until I finish my exams. I think I became addicted...

  14. can blood pressure cause you to collapse for no reason??
    ... night even when i get enough sleep. im also on 1 mg xanax to help calm me down. i freakout bigtime so im hoping...

  15. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78
    ... Bethsheba, Thanks for your help, actually I also take Xanax before I sleep. But I was on Diltiazem for more than ... this will help with my depression. Also I will take xanax for few months, but I think it's addictive, isn't...
    ... wrong? I will wean myself off both Effexor and Xanax this week, I hope it will not take more than a week...
    ... brain. So I'm weaning myself off both Effexor and Xanax and started to take 2,400mg of balanced Amino Acids...

  16. propranolol withdrawal
    ... I *knew* it was going to happen. Doctor gave me Xanax to assist with my anxiety, it is a narcotic, so I ... Since then, I got off the Propranolol, armed with my Xanax , without too many problems. I certainly noticed an...

  17. What is my perfect heart rate?
    ... mg daily, along with Effexor XR 75mg and 0.5mg of Xanax . My heart rate goes between 48 and 64, I have also...

  18. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working?
    ... see my dr soon, because I'm on Effexor XR 75mg and Xanax 0.5mg daily for Depression and Anxiety. Thanks for...
    ... to the interactions between your medications. Xanax and Zebeta (Bisoprolol): the coadministration of hypotensiv ... hypotension and excessive and prolonged depression. Xanax and Effexor: Central nervous system depression and ... depression. Bisoprolol and Effexor - additive effects Xanax and magnesium - minor interaction (delayed GI absorption...
    ... days and take more readings, by the way Effexor and Xanax has no effects on my blood pressure at all (thank...

  19. My dr just changed my medication
    ... will take my Effexor XR 75 along with my 0.5mg of Xanax . I have only one question that I forgot to ask...
    ... way last night when I took Norvasc, before I take xanax 0.5mg and Effexor XR 75mg by 2 hours, I didn't had...

  20. Zebeta 1.2mg + HCT 6.5mg: my last hope
    ... Anxiety and Depression and just started Efexor XR 75mg + Xanax 0.5mg. Thanks again for help, Michael...
    ... Anxiety and Depression and just started Efexor XR 75mg + Xanax 0.5mg. Thanks again for help, Michael I also...

  21. Your experience with Diuretics
    ... much, the last dr just put me on Efexor XR 75mg + Xanax 0.5mg daily. This is the best dr I have seen because...

  22. Anxiety, BP and who knows?
    ... difficult to get out of it. Few days ago I took my first Xanax dose in my life, only 0.5mg, an instantly I felt great ... problem, due to Anxiety, and after few hours of taking Xanax it's gone. But I don't want to depend on it because...

  23. Very important about High BP please read it
    ... classes except for the CCBs. And my dr just put me on Xanax 0.5mg and Efexor XR 75mg daily :(. I want to increase...
    ... is not straight forward. And my dr just put me on Xanax 0.5mg and Efexor XR 75mg daily :(. How are you...

  24. Efexor XR 75mg and High BP
    ... Today I have started Efexor XR 75mg, along with Xanax 0.5mg, which is an anti-depressant. I have heard that ... it wouldn't increase my BP. Also I have read that Xanax can cause high blood pressure??? :( Thanks for help...
    ... Since xanax lowers anxiety, I cannot imagine how it could raise ... one of the consequences, so caution is advised re xanax . I take it occasionally to deal with freaking out...
    ... [QUOTE=tamuprof45;3302706]Since xanax lowers anxiety, I cannot imagine how it could raise ... one of the consequences, so caution is advised re xanax . I take it occasionally to deal with freaking out ... tamuprof45 That's what I have read as a side effect of Xanax , it causes High BP. Anyway, I will monitor my readings...

  25. Point of no return
    ... exactly what I need. I have tried many things, such as xanax and the amino acid theanine to blunt the sympathetic...
    ... my BP spikes usually run up to 230/120. I take a xanax when it rises to eliminate stress induced spikes....

  26. Anyone on meds for prehypertension?
    ... and I know part of it was due to anxiety. I took a xanax and it "dropped" to 139/73 on the second reading. ... month ago I was getting readings of 115/72. Beyond xanax , I don't really know what else would help. Its a vicious...

  27. Please Help with Question about White Coat Syndrome
    ... to the doc. On another board someone said they took xanax on the doc appt. day tp help them with anxiety and...

  28. Cuff anxiety
    ... know like various supplements to quell adrenalin, xanax , and advice from people on this board such as trying...

  29. Tekturna
    ... work. now i'm on 300 tek.....320 diovan.....half of xanax ... and a water pill . bp is still erratic, some days...

  30. Amlodipine
    ... daughter ,and no im not on any meds for this i do take xanax to calm me down and im in meno abd starting HRT next...

  31. Question about what affects SYSTOLIC BP
    ... settling into. This is after breathing exercises, xanax , etc. acp...

  32. My dilemma about my low pressures
    ... scared. I am also taking 1 buspar a day 10mg and 1 xanax a day .25mg. Any advice would be nice , in another...

  33. BP summary of past 6 months
    ... failed to do: manage stress and anxiety effectively... xanax , supplements, breathing, and therapy have not worked...

  34. What exactly constitutes as high blood pressure?
    ... since 9-6-07. I have also stopped my Prevacid and Xanax about a week ago. So, at this point, I take no meds...

  35. sudden spikes in blood pressure
    ... fourth time they say its panic attacks they gave me xanax low dosage. Im not sure I really beleive this as I...

  36. Home monitors and pulse reading...error?
    ... bad anxiety disorders on and off. The times I use xanax , it doesn't really register on the BP readings though...

  37. Desperate 26yr Male - Sudden onset of Hypertension 1 month ago.
    ... well..... I am trying hard to limit my use of the Xanax as much as possible. I have called my primary doc...
    ... with my primary doc to request something other than Xanax , I finally got a call back yesterday. The MA said ... up with him on the progress of my diagnosis. The Xanax works, however, I DO NOT want an addiction so i only ... it up. He then gave me a prescription renewel of Xanax to have as a backup incase the paxil cant supress...

  38. Effects of antihypertensives on a heart rate
    ... have a pill splitter too and split my potassiums and xanax on a regular basis. Is a lot easier than a knife...

  39. can high or low blood pressure cause fainting?
    ... then that the only meds i take is levoxyl thyrold med xanax for my panic tylenol for the headaches and the lisinipril...

  40. can xanax cause my blood pressure to be low?
    ... low. It is normal, and it is a very good reading. Xanax is a CNS depressant,and lightheadedness,and dizzyness...
    ... morning its 96/67 or something like that anyway i know xanax can make you feel that way but all the other times ... not even taking a whole .25 pill... i mean if the xanax would make me feel lightheaded now all the sudden ... should i stop plus the fact i dont think its the xanax cause i feel lightheaded when im not on it ya know...
    ... when you're not on it does not mean it is not the xanax . The drugs stay in your body for a period of time ... ---I checked the half life of xanax , and it is as long as 40 hours in some people. Certain ... percent! And according to the clinical studies done on xanax , over 20 percent experienced some lightheadedness...
    ... am pretty much always lightheaded since i dont take xanax on the regular...i have only taken it 6 or 7 times ... know if it is one that would prevent me from taking xanax since it helps my anxiety greatly...
    ... In answer to your question, xanax does not lower your blood pressure. I have taken it...
    ... Xanax CAN make you dizzy and woozy, yes...very much so. ... But xanax does not and can not act directly on blood pressure...
    ... that side effect before IS IT POSSIBLE IT WASNT THE XANAX MAKING ME FEEL LIGHTHEADED???like i said it wasnt ... fine...i normally do feel lightheaded even off the xanax so its hard to tell what it was...the xanax did though...
    ... could help you, I'm sure. But don't rule out the xanax ....I had a friend who went off a med because of side ... effects (it wasn't xanax , tho) and the side effects lasted over 2 months after...
    ... no i dont think the xanax is a problem...like i said it worked great except...
    ... [QUOTE=zeyavia;3073457]no i dont think the xanax is a problem...like i said it worked great except...
    ... 19-07 so we can limit this thread to the topic of xanax . Good to hear from you, Flowergirl...hope things...

  41. L-Theanine for BP
    ... say, the stuff has made me less anxious even then xanax does!!! I will keep reporting on this amino acid and...

  42. Serious drop of extremely high blood pressure reading
    ... was treated at a local hospital for an overdose of xanax . The treatment at the hospital also was for hypertension ... was at the hospital for four days to overcome the xanax overdose. My blood pressure readings never stabilized ... institution. Bottom line: I overdosed myself at home with xanax and the institution overdosed me at their place with...
    ... When you say you overdosed yourself with xanax , what actually happened? Was it the bp spike or were ... you so loopy that you couldn't function? I take xanax currently but don't take huge dosages, but it would...

  43. When do you find is the best time of day for BP meds (beta blockers)?
    ... simple generalized anxiety, ask your doctor for some Xanax or diazapam...a far safer choice and less likely to...

  44. Hypnosis and cuff anxiety
    ... of you have offered me. But conventional therapy, xanax , and common sense have not kept me from freaking out...

  45. Irregular heartbeat during BP?
    ... this means, and can anxiety cause it? I took a xanax , waited 10 minutes, and it registered 125/80, no irregular...
    ... during them too. I did test 12 minutes later (after a xanax ) and the BP was lower (125/80) and no irregular heartbeat...

  46. How long can cuff anxiety last?
    ... the morning, 145/85. I was crushed...I had taken a xanax an hour before, and had waited calmly in the room...
    ... happens. Very hard to break the cycle, and I've tried xanax , breathing exercises, all the suggestions. I can't...
    ... the morning, 145/85. I was crushed...I had taken a xanax an hour before, and had waited calmly in the room...

  47. BP or Anxiety
    ... every time and I know its anxiety because a dose of xanax and the bp goes right back down. I have started a...

  48. BP lower, pulse higher?
    ... scared by this. I know I have "cuff anxiety" and BTW, xanax seems to have no effect on either BP or pulse rate...

  49. Brownie2... a question please.
    ... Paying them to help us ,Make them help us. I do have Xanax to take when I am having a bad day at work . I might...
    ... like 170/99 , so i ended up taking the e, a half of a xanax and finally the cardizem. bp went down but felt sick...

  50. White Coat Hypertension at home???
    ... know it will cause me to freak if it stays high. Even xanax didn't help during the doctor's visit. So I guess...
    ... the roof. Dear God I hope this lasts. I took a xanax 30 minutes prior to this test. BUT on 4/19, I also ... took a xanax 30 minutes prior and it was 147/94 The only other...

  51. Side Effects from BP Medication/Panic Attacks
    ... The only thing that slows my heart rate down is a Xanax when the pulse jumps above 100. Any thoughts? ...

  52. Stopping Blood Pressure Medications
    ... panic attacks and my doctor put me on Paxil CR and Xanax XR. I eventually stopped the Xanax (no easy feat...
    ... panic attacks and my doctor put me on Paxil CR and Xanax XR. I eventually stopped the Xanax (no easy feat...

  53. A way to find out if it is White Coat Hypertension....?
    ... afternoon, she was so anxious, she took a small dose of Xanax , and, as she was verging on dozing off, I grabbed ... been 160/100 just an hour earlier. I wonder if the Xanax caused a physiological change (as an anti-hypertensive ... late for that), is it possible that a tiny dose of Xanax prior to taking blood pressure readings would give ... patient has white coat hypertension? Or is it the Xanax that is lowering the blood pressure because it acts ... others? I am not advocating we all start popping Xanax . It's just a theory. Steve P.S. I am not, nor ever...
    ... icdchess;2845038] ... is it possible that a tiny dose of Xanax prior to taking blood pressure readings would give...
    ... DEMEROL or some Sodium Pentathol. I'm sure low dose Xanax or Valium will HELP get the numbers down and without...
    ... pressure raises the same question as I posed with the Xanax lowering blood pressure. Is it doing it because it ... psychologically? In other words, do laughing gas and Xanax have some ingredient similar to alpha or beta blockers...
    ... Whether Laughing Gas or Xanax or Valium... the question remains: Do these medications...

  54. Terrible Anxiety after Atenolol Taper
    ... under a taper. He put me now on Lopressor 25mg and Xanax (thank god!). But have to watch the asthma. Is this...

  55. 1st time poster in regards to Dr putting me on Toprol
    ... controlling my mild and occassional anxiety with .05 mg of Xanax as needed and it had been working fine. I had a stress...

  56. 5 episodes BP > 210/110... am I on borrowed time?
    ... certainly sounds like you need to be on bp med and xanax to calm you down. You are definetly experiencing...

  57. One More Question
    ... me are not a good fit. This morning I took 2 mg of Xanax and that solved the nervous feeling but the blood...

  58. Is there any symptons of HBP?
    ... syndrome. I used the return money to refill my xanax lol....

  59. I dont know were to start.
    ... and another Tuesday morning if you have any..Valium, Xanax ...anything like that. Not too much though, best you...

  60. Can Beta-Blockers cause weight gain?
    ... too strong, IMHO! Why not try Valium (diazepam) or Xanax (alprasolam) instead. You could always move up to...

  61. My hbp days are over!
    ... calming effect, does it make you sleepy. I also take xanax as needed for anxiety and would love to be off those...

  62. weaning off beta blockers- altace worse,please respond
    ... Toprol, maybe a tranquilizer is a good idea...valium or xanax ....

  63. Unusual or commonplace?
    ... attack was over, but my doctor gave me some .25 mg Xanax for the anxiety and started me on Metoprolol 50 mg...

  64. Any comments on this product
    ... anxiety, I think you will be happier with valium or xanax (and you won't get the shakes from them.)...

  65. 18 Year old in need of help. Doctor wont listen! HIGH BP

  66. How Common Are BP Spikes
    ... when I see the high numbers. by the way 2.5 mg of xanax helps....
    ... Lola, your pulse is fine at 82. I hope you meant .25 Xanax . LOL Didn't you say you were on Clonodine? That should...

  67. sudden very high spikes in BP
    ... last for? My spikes go down with a small amount of Xanax ....
    ... around 110/107 when this happens. I take a 2.5 mg xanax and watch the pressure go down within the hour. Along ... I have always been able to bring it down with the Xanax , however there were a few scary nites that I thought...

  68. blood pressure issues
    ... months. I also have anxiety problems, taking .5 mil xanax twice a day. Increasingly, when I become active physically...
    ... hour after the panic attack before checking it. Xanax alone cannot remove anxiety... I think if you can...

  69. Spiking Blood Pressure
    ... When I do get these spikes I take a small piece of Xanax and it brings me down. What do you think?...

  70. Spiking Blood Pressure
    ... When I do get these spikes I take a small piece of Xanax and it brings me down. What do you think?...

  71. My Clonidine Update
    ... tolerate the addition of something like Valium or Xanax ?...
    ... insomnia. He is 100% against valium and 200% against Xanax . I don't know why he insists on ramming Clonidine...

  72. Diuretic Not Working
    ... Labetalol. And I'll also be tapering off a low dose of Xanax which was prescribed for the anxiety I felt from the...

  73. High BP at 31 and new to the problem
    ... stress also. I am seeing a therapist and are taking Xanax on a as needed basis. Although, I don't have children...

  74. Upset and frustrated
    ... you would mention that. I was recently placed on xanax (actually the generic form) for anxiety a couple of ... today and had no problems. I made sure I took the xanax , atenonol and nexium an hour before and so far so...

  75. for all white coaters on here, please help
    ... Psychologist called my doc to get her to prescribe xanax for me. doc refused because people get addicted to ... would have been helpful to have been able to pop a xanax before seeing this colonoscopy guy to bring those...