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  1. Its about time!! Thanks to you all...
    ... time I was able to detox slowly and with the help of xanax and clonidine, which I found to be a God send. I...

  2. Suboxone doses
    ... about 10-20 a day followed by an evening of 3 or 4 xanax . i have been clean and sober now since september....

  3. 6 days off suboxone not easy
    ... having a big drawback on my recovery. I have taken xanax to calm me down when I feel extra anxious, and I drink...
    ... but you do not want to take that with any benzo ( xanax , ativan, restoril) Your friend you met that told...

  4. quick question
    ... anxiety is HORRIBLE! Since I am preggers I cannot take xanax ...........I think its worse for me because I already...

  5. need some advice please....
    ... methadone for 4 years, oh and also was taking 2 mg's of Xanax daily... Anyway, I decided when I found out...

  6. As life moves forward......
    ... I first started the tapers off Oxycodone and then Xanax in October 2006. The memories of that time of struggle...

  7. Coming off of percocet after 4 years
    ... to replace this drug with another (so I won't take xanax or valium to deal with the withdrawal symptoms). It...

  8. vicos
    ... relapsing. After the Oxycodone taper, I tapered off Xanax , a benzo. In retrospect, I should have gone even ... slower at the end of the Xanax taper. I got too antsy about wanting it all over...

  9. Anyone Withdraw From Valium
    ... small piece as needed, or perhaps a very small dose of Xanax to help with occassionaly anxiety issues?...
    ... small piece as needed, or perhaps a very small dose of Xanax to help with occassionaly anxiety issues? i have...
    ... and having the withdrawals from HELL....but i have xanax for as needed and when i need it i take one.....anxiety...
    ... the pill for me, but I would take maybe l/2 of a .05 xanax . For anxiety purposes only - and not often, I guess...

  10. 12 hours and counting
    ... I cant take xanax or anti anxiety med......they are worse than vicodin...

  11. Going to need lots of support
    ... going thru withdrawl tomorrow. I cannot take any xanax or anti anxiety meds............what is the best way...

  12. Living the Average Jane Life.....
    ... side trip in life down Pill Road. ( oxycodone and Xanax ) I have returned to being Jane Doe, married to...

  13. Sleep ---
    ... about 6 hrs and usually more. I also have a few xanax he's perscribed for me if I get an anxiety attack ... do to me if I like the way they make me feel. The xanax are .25 mg tabs and the doc only gave me a few so...

  14. Advice needed
    ... I'm now in the same situation.....I read that xanax and tramadol helps....I luckily have both. Xanax...

  15. Going through WDs! - please someone help me!!
    ... probably help to have a doctor prescribe Ativan or Xanax during your withdrawl period. While addictive, they...

  16. Tomorrow
    ... ever cross my mind to hide behind an Oxycodone or Xanax . My new habits are what comes to mind. I think...

  17. xanax vs alcohol
    ... down your breathing, heart and brain. Not sure on the Xanax but I think it is. I know it slowed me down when ... Hydro habit and he gave me a couple small scripts of xanax to help. I don't drink booze at all. If you over...

  18. Oxycodone has ruined my life
    ... long slow tapers from first Oxycodone and then from Xanax . Both were prescribed for pain initially, tolerance...

  19. only if they knew
    ... little world. they say things like ya i took some xanax to chill, took some percs to get f'd up, muscle relaxers...

  20. do i need detox if i only take 2 vicodins a day?
    ... weak. I wont touch a vic, but i am taking 2 of my xanax a day to see if they will help me through this. then...
    ... Withdrawal right now and I mean mild. Watch the Xanax , There are people who trade one drug for another all...
    ... ive been up for about 2 hours , and i havent taken a xanax ! after i know im totally over this vic trip for sure ... (which i am) i will quit the xanax too. i keep thinking about a coule of years ago when...

  21. Days 1 to Day 7 Cold Turkey.
    ... the line from use to abuse with the oxycodone and Xanax really was an eye-opener for me. I spent a lot of...

  22. 3 year Ativan addiction
    ... done with that, another sloooooow, sloooow taper from Xanax , an anti-anxiety med like ativan, but stronger. ...

  23. Are There any MDs using the Ashton Method in N.Y.C.? or vicinity?
    ... there are ways to cope with it. I tapered from Xanax , another benzo, another anti-anxiety med. My official...
    ... it seems the web is full of them... I understand Xanax is even harder to taper off of because of the short...

  24. withdrawal and anxiety
    ... mgs 3 times per day) and also gave me .25mgs tabs of xanax (only enough for a week at a time and directions to ... tradin one problem for another. I rarely take the xanax sometimes I will take one at night when I feel wound...

  25. A reminder to me that I crossed the line......
    ... ever again mask them behind opiate pain killers or Xanax . In doing this, I have to accept a totally new lifestyle...

  26. Rehab Question
    ... of oxycodone and then followed with the same off of Xanax . It took many months and a lot of hard work and enduring...

  27. arrested for prescription fraud
    ... to still see me maybe he will give me a couple of xanax to get through this. I've only taken it once, and...

  28. Needing to try yet again (and again and again)
    ... cried. I had the help of my Doc and he gave me some Xanax and some Librium to ease the anxiety but those are...

  29. Need Advice
    ... refills. he didn't want me trading one pill for another ( xanax is what he gave me and I was tapering off Oxy and...

  30. Benzo Flurazepam 15mg how addictive is it
    ... addictive past. I read about the "half life" compared to xanax and valium. None of that makes sense to me. I need...

  31. Norco addiction
    ... 3 times a day and also gave me a small script for xanax (.25mg tabs - 30 tabs). He told me to ONLY take the ... xanax if I was having a really bad anxiety. Down side ... if I can/should have more. I don't really take the xanax much. only a few times but my Doc said I needed to...

  32. serious ambien problems
    ... tolerance builds, ended up making a cocktail of ambien + xanax = the AX.Weened myself off over 2 months with no real...

  33. ativan
    ... of librium 3 time daily. I also have a script for Xanax real small dose and quan. .25mg no refills. These ... have never had a BENZO prob. I am directed to take a xanax only when I feel a panic hitting or trouble sleeping...

  34. I NEED ADVICE and some support...tapering off HUGE habit!
    ... i did a HUGE drop in my dosage, i've been using my xanax at night for sleep, immodium liquid form---ALOT of...
    ... Oxy. BIG DIFFERENCE>>> Also. Watch out for the xanax . I have it for anxiety under the supervision of my ... doses and no refills with weekly visits to the office. Xanax is also highly addictive and you don't want to trade...
    ... and sounder NOW than i did 3 weeks ago.....i take xanax at night for sleep and have for the past 6 years, ... for anxiety too! I know many of you are leary of xanax , but for me personally, i NEED it, and don't abuse...

  35. trying to get off opiates
    ... weening myself off of it? I might be able to get some xanax but that's looking slim. I had a friend give me a...

  36. Baja's Journey "THE ROAD OUT" Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Alcohol Addiction
    ... BENZOS. And he didn't want me trading the Oxy for Xanax and Librium. I have been directed to take 3 10mg ... librium per day and I have .25mg xanax tabs if I start FREAK OUT. Doc only gave me 30 of ... my progress. I have only used maybe 4 or 5 of the Xanax in 3 weeks and I have taken the limrium as directed...

  37. Ultram withdrawl help
    ... I tapered first off of Oxycodone and then from Xanax . It took a total of about ten months to do so. It...

  38. Five days clean and working on Six. Man what a difference! Too Cool
    ... every time I think of it. Doc gave me MILD doses of Xanax and Librium to help but the depression and anxiety...

  39. Three Days Clean Working On Four
    ... slept 7+ hours! 2 excedrin PM (had a headache) .25mg Xanax (Per Docs. Orders!) and it was lights out all night...

  40. need some help
    ... Oxycontin, Oxycodone and Hydrocodone along with ativan and xanax . I felt like I just hit the lottery. So from that...

  41. What will it take...
    ... while from both opiates and benzos ( Oxycodone and Xanax ). I was on them for much longer than you, over ten...

  42. Tell me I'm not the only one
    ... have completed tapers from Oxycodone and then from Xanax . It was a long haul, but I feel as though I have...

  43. Hi, I'm an addict. Drug of choice Vicodin.
    ... time I think of it. Doc has given me MILD doses of Xanax and Librium to help but the depression and anxiety...
    ... yourself, or did you Doc recommend? Also, does the Xanax help with the anxiety and/or blood pressure. Those...
    ... I get High I'm getting on an airplane. Oh, The Xanax . Now Doc was really reluctant and I only am allowed...

  44. New here
    ... She smokes pot takes perks my drug of choice and xanax also my drug of choice. What i have learned is i can...

  45. Heath Ledger
    ... also an anti-anxiety drug, sold under such names as Xanax . Temazepam, sold under such names as Restoril and...

  46. question is this possible
    ... taking them and used the home detox plan i took some xanax and pretty much slept all saturday and most sunday...

  47. ok new thread(forget cold turkey) any advice oxy withdrawls
    ... and bad headaches. Doc has given me MILD doses of Xanax and Librium to help but the depression and anxiety...
    ... slept 7+ hours! 2 excedrin PM (had a headache) .25mg Xanax (Per Docs. Orders!) and it was lights out all night...

  48. i was taking 7.5 hydros and xanx plus ambien
    ... i have no more hydros or xanax . i do have my Valuim ((240)) of them:) and...
    ... [QUOTE=whoevea;3424342]i have no more hydros or xanax . i do have my Valuim ((240)) of them:) and ... surgery hasad three in two years..Its hard I stilltake xanax I quit the ambien, thats easy to quit but legs get...

  49. anyone used the sample detox
    ... Oxycodone when I began the taper. ( I was also taking Xanax which I tapered from after I finished getting off...
    ... Heya Bass Wow, if you have just come off Xanax , I would take a bit of a break before starting to ... taper off the opiate. For me, Xanax was a harder withdrawal by far than the Oxycodone...

  50. I Need Some Advice Please!!
    ... doubt, self-medicating. Alcohol, like any benzo ( ie: Xanax , Ativan) that is prescibed for anxiety is a depressant...
    ... know its not good for me but its better than paxil or xanax . our society has conditioned us to belief that meds ... med but i cant see how its anyworse then meds like xanax ...

  51. Hi friends
    ... worse with each episode. He's so violent when he's on xanax ...because he takes sooo much of it at one time. 4...

  52. can your loved ones tell when you take a pill?
    ... an opiate, his pupils are pinpoint. When he takes xanax , he slurs certain words and is completely irrational...

  53. im a spouce of an addict in rehab, plz help
    ... Mike, it took me a year to taper off opiates and Xanax . For many years before that, I became less and less ... between us. No longer a slave to the pian pills and Xanax , I began to take on more responsibility in the household...

  54. Cymbalta Withdrawal
    ... levels out again. This is how a taper off a benzo like Xanax works. The drugs may be different categories, but...

  55. Percocet "PERKS ME UP "
    ... down" so that I can sleep ? I do not want to ask for Xanax or anything else along those lines. I have thought...

  56. Hello Im new here and have a few questions about a PAINKILLER addiction i have.
    ... during my own long tapers from Oxycodone and then Xanax , it was much more a personal journey to detox. I...

  57. Fear of Life without Pills?
    ... first from Oxycodone ( 60 mgs per day) and then from Xanax ( 5 tabs a day at my peak, 3 when I officially started ... June or so... it took a week or so of a 16th tab of Xanax here and there to really finish the Xanax taper. ...

  58. Man vs Oxycodone (The Battle for my Soul begins)
    ... price to pay, but I tapered off oxycodone first, then Xanax so I had the benefit of the Xanax to help me. Then ... the Xanax taper.. well, it's over now anyway. Dryseeker...

  59. To "Reachout" - Xanax, Oxycontin, Suboxone - How to Help a Friend
    ... Suboxone to taper from the Oxycodone and then the Xanax . I believe it is the right choice for some, not for ... behaviours and call it quits with the Oxycodone and Xanax . The truth is, 999, that when we are abusing ... can be between two friends. And just an FYI... Xanax can easily put a chronic user into depression.... ... behaviours are pretty strong indictaors of depression. The Xanax will only exacerate it. Best wishes reach...
    ... being able to help. When one is on Oxycontin, or Xanax , is these sometimes where one is not in a "fog"? ...

  60. New to this discussion group, withdrawling off oxycodone, in need of advice!
    ... this whole addiction thing began when I was put on xanax about 3 years ago or maybe longer. Before I was officially ... constant withdrawl and needed more and more of the xanax . So, off I went to rehab inpatient for a week. This...
    ... when I read of what happened when you came off the Xanax . I tapered off Xanax myself ( under a doctor at home ... completed over a few months time before I picked up on the Xanax taper again and finally finished that also. It is...

  61. First time poster - Day 12 w/no hydro - Am I on track?
    ... ached real bad and was very nervous/anxieous. Took Xanax these day. Little sleep at night. Day #4-#5 Back ... bad but began to feel depressed. Didn't take any Xanax today but still very little sleep at night. Day ... real bad but had little to know depression. Took Xanax and still little sleep at night. Day #8-#9 Back mildly ... ached but still had the depression. Took Xanax with little sleep at night. Day #10 This was the ... aches and very little depression. Didn't take any Xanax but still hard to sleep and stay aspleep. Day #11 ... aching at all but depression still prevelent, taking Xanax and still little sleep. Any all posts to this ... doing the right thing by treating my depression w/ Xanax ? At present, the real issue is my depression and...
    ... You're doing great. When do you plan on dropping the xanax ? mk...
    ... to go till you're toally there - ive no idea what xanax are - but as mk has said - when you dropping them...
    ... day will get better. Just try to taper down off the Xanax , and you'll be great! We're all here supporting you...
    ... by week. I would urge the utmost caution with the Xanax . It is in the Benzo Family and benzos are a much more ... withdrawal. ( I came off oxycodone first and then Xanax .). For sleep, try Melatonin for a cpule of weeks...
    ... taking opiod based pain medication. be careful with the XANAX because it has been documented that "people who consume ... much like DT's from alcohol. i don't recall how much xanax you are taking. cymbalta helped me with pain and depression...
    ... into the bowels of depression. I immediately take my Xanax and before long I'm back on my feet again. I'm weighing ... the risk of the Xanax and for a very brief period of time that I will take...

  62. No withdrawals?? are you kidding me??but going to doc's on tuesday:(
    ... damn leg cramps.....i took a tramadol and a .5 mg of xanax ....i went to bed, woke up a few times, got up this ... thats addicting too so i only took 1 today and no xanax ......why no w/d's??? i know i will get the script...
    ... are worse in the evening, so see what happens....and xanax or any benzo are great for helping with them. Also ... I'm sure you can get by just fine til Tuesday on Xanax and Tramadol though til you get your script filled...

  63. I have detoxed... NOW what do I do?
    ... thinking. When I detoxed from Oxycodone and then Xanax , it was a long, long and slow taper that I chose....

  64. "we can't think our way into thinking right...."
    ... fact, when I began the tapering from ocycodone and xanax . I couldn't think straight in the depression and...

  65. Xanax, Oxycontin, Suboxone - Help me help a friend
    ... or maybe she is bi polar, or they could be signs of Xanax use and or withdrawl, except for the energy part. ... .. Xanax usually makes you relaxed and sleepy if you take too...

  66. I need advice and am feeling real SCARED
    ... pain from nerve damage ( that is why I was on the Xanax ). It also radiated as you described. If it is muscular...

  67. CRAVINGS --Here we go!
    ... i find very helpful. what i think is the perks the xanax became such a part of my life that once i stopped...

  68. Xanax withdrawal
    ... To me that sounds like an very fast taper down on Xanax . I am glad it was done in the hospital. My own taper ... doctor brought me down simutaneously from oxycodone and Xanax . The drop was an entire mg in Xanax and 5 mg in oxycodone ... seizures. I honestly believe it was th drastic drop in Xanax that caused the problem more than the drop in Oxycodone ... . We stopped the drops afterthat in Xanax and I worked out the oxycodone first and then the ... Xanax afterwards. I was very tired for months and months ... . The Xanax taper was harder as I was wound up with this horrible...

  69. I made it through Christmas Eve
    ... so much better after getting off the Oxycodone and Xanax . I am just able to deal with life again. It is still...

  70. Help please
    ... ensures by the case and gatorade and vitamins....I have xanax from the doc to take the edge off....I can not put...

  71. Help -Oxycontin, Suboxone-How to help a friend
    ... again with her. Now she tells me that she was taking Xanax only, prescribed by her doctor for anxiety attacks ... 3. 10 weeks after being fired, states has been off Xanax for 8 weeks. 4. Usually has tons of energy, exhuberant ... choices of all of the above could be: On Oxycontin, on Xanax , withdrawing from Oxycontin, withdrawing from Xanax ... anxiety attack, overdose of Oxycontin, overdose of Xanax , and her normal personality. Example: Can only being ... on Oxycontin cause one to hate (#6), or can Xanax cause one to have tons of energy, exhuberant, and...
    ... I've read comments on this board for anxiety, for Xanax , and Oxycontin (Oxycodone) for literally hours trying...
    ... me because you had to detox from both ocycodone and xanax , and because of your insight, a quality many others ... you were "under the influence" of both oxycodone and xanax . I have cried many times as I have read the many threads...

  72. Is it possible to be psycologically addicted to mood altering substances in general?
    ... prescription diet pills quite frequently. She has Xanax for anxiety that she takes to cure alcohol hangovers...

  73. God Must Be Busy
    ... I became totaly addicted to pain meds (as well as Xanax ) after taking them for legitimate pain. I crossed...

  74. Alcohol Withdrawal??
    ... talked to my general doctor about this, he's given me Xanax to take 3 times daily for a couple months and then ... have a follow up appointment. The Xanax works sometimes, but other times it won't help. Last ... night I took a sleep aid with my Xanax so I could just go to sleep and end the day of anxiety...
    ... I came off drugs, not alcohol, but Oxycodone and Xanax ( please, please be careful with thta Xanax... dependency...
    ... tidbit I went to a doctor and got a prescription for Xanax which worked beautifully for controlling my anxiety ... the only problem is that I kept on drinking w/ the Xanax . In fact, both substances fueled my need and desire ... addicted. So I then detoxed myself from alcohol and Xanax by using librium for five days and klonopin for the...

  75. Brain Zaps. HELP! It's driving me crazy.
    ... mentioned, I have klonopin... well, this one doc gave me Xanax some reason. Said he dosn't prescribe klon. strange ... , huh? Will Xanax help? If so do they have the potential to prolong...
    ... Magnesium to try and help with nerve pain in leiu of the Xanax I had been taking for that. (Magnesium acts on the...