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  1. Addicted to Ativan...Help!
    ... Hello I tapered off Xanax recently and did it very slowly over a period of sixteen ... taper, I was on a steady dose of three .5 tabs of Xanax a day spread out morning, noon and evening. At...
    ... anything in the "pam" family was "good"....in the valium, xanax , ativan calibur of some sort. In other words, meds...
    ... is a much better choice to come off from than say Xanax or Librium. You will do fine and be okay. Every...

  2. valium,alcohol,or both?
    ... everything. I have a cousin who went to detox for xanax and pain meds. He said it wasn't fun, but he's making...
    ... young?I had a really young doctor ask me if I wanted xanax once RIGHT after telling him I was an alcoholic with ... particular moment and said " are you crazy offering xanax (or any benzo) to an alcoholic?" :) He was an intern...

  3. Think my usband has a prescription drug problem HELP
    ... empty the dishwasher. No motivation at all. I take xanax for anxiety and it help y heart condition as well ... too many. But I just counted and he has taken 90-100 xanax over the past 9 days and 80-90 lortabs as well. Seriously ... can be filled. So seriously that is 10 or maybe more xanax a day and 8-10 lortabs. I want to add he also takes...

  4. Newton's Third Law
    ... tell you that two nights ago, I used a tiny bit of Xanax in desperation. I was not abusing it. I was exhausted ... on my sleep anyway. Chuckles. So last night, no xanax , a bad cold and I finally fell asleep and slept until...

  5. Time to Get REAL....Serious!
    ... when I run out of the hydros. They aren't as good as xanax for the w/d's but they should keep me from going into...

  6. so Screwed up!
    ... little calmer, it drives me crazy. I take 4 - 2mg xanax a day and that barely helps. What I'm trying to ... minute anxiety to stop and cut back on the lexapro and xanax . Please help, I'm scared all the time....
    ... Kimwe, I have NO doubt about the pain meds and xanax deepening your depression and making you se-saw more ... you are me. I began the tapers off Oxycodone and Xanax exactly in the condition you are... no, worse... I...
    ... start my day and I get anxiety so there comes the Xanax . Are you still going through the up and down axiety...

  7. Hi friends....checking in
    ... horrible walk in life. But by the time I started tyhe Xanax taper, I was so much stronger mentally! The Xanax ... such a difference! The biggest mistake I made in the Xanax taper was pushing the 'wobbling' of the last dose...

  8. Cant Stand It
    ... that works on two distinct systems in the body. The xanax is foor anxiety. This one, in my experience, is the ... and as long as needed. My own opinion is that the xanax will calm you long enough to let the Cymbalta kick...
    ... matter of days. Hang in there. Be careful about the xanax -- I was addicted to xanax and it's a real hell to...

  9. Ativan addiction - withdrawal symptoms
    ... now it's alcohol. She also has been addicted to Xanax for many many years. She lives in a metropolitan...

  10. Feels like it is over...
    ... Hello All I believe the taper from xanax is completed. It has just drifted to a quiet ending...

  11. How Long Does Rebound Pain Last After Detox?
    ... much pain in it any longer. As the taper from Xanax fades away, I am again feeeling some rebound pain ... is gone. Was it the weather or the last search for xanax ? I think maybe the Xanax as no other bones hurt,...

  12. A hole and a rope
    ... does get better! I am almost done with a taper from Xanax after being helped here with a taper from oxycodone...
    ... but, and this a huge but... I dont have a stash of xanax or klonipn hidden somewhere. I'm feeling this kadee...

  13. A Good Thing
    ... pill-popper for years. NyQuil, Tylenol 3's, Valium, Xanax , whatever... I've realized that the act of taking...

  14. Who out there has quit on their own ct ?
    ... will need a prescription for that. If you have any Xanax or Valium around that can help sooth the nerves, anxiousnes ... get better. Oh be careful if you do have Val or Xanax as you are taking Zoloft right? Probably not good...

  15. Ugh! Starting A Taper Tomorrow~
    ... hydrocodne taper first prepared me greatly for the Xanax taper. I started it in a much more normal frame of...
    ... still about tapering as I near the finish here from Xanax . I am learning to apply more and more the KISS method...

  16. Hurting !
    ... partly due to not taking that stupid, tiny dose of Xanax for two nights. Took the tiny bit last night, slept...

  17. ***Shelley!***
    ... dangerous what I was doing was. If you were taking xanax - lorazapam - and then the fentanal - sweetie - you...

  18. ? about drinking
    ... hours. It is funny, Dodd, how even a tiny bit of Xanax hits me so hard now. Guess the 'cleaner' we get,...

  19. Reach
    ... Ones afterall. So I am nearing the end of this Xanax taper ( like I said earlier, nothing earthshaking...
    ... So, Sunday night I began the final wobble off the xanax . And will share with you my 'closet secret" of WHY ... Saturday night, I deliberately took a much bigger dose of xanax than I was supposed to. A full 1/2 a xanax rather...
    ... getting sick of thinking about whether or not to take a xanax dose at night (down to 1/8 a tablet). What an incredible...
    ... stating fact here: WHY does this tiny, tiny piece of xanax ( 1/8th of a .5mg tab) have such an impact on my sleep ... Can anyone with any kind of experience coming off xanax or any benzo offer any insight to Question #1 (see...
    ... sunday songbird I think, but I am not sure, that the xanax is stored in the fat tissue or just cellular tissue...
    ... little amount....remember the person who first takes xanax can definately feel that little of an amount. HOWEVER...
    ... being overtired, more than missing that minute dose of xanax . Okay, Friend, onward in this taper. And gearing...

  20. Hidy Reach...
    ... going to start 'wobbling' on the last tiny bit of Xanax . Two days on, one day off... two days on, two days...

  21. How does ER help?
    ... can do but make the symptoms a little less with a xanax or Librium or something like that. That is what they...
    ... Hi! Do you have enough xanax for awhile? Id much rather have that and my bed at...

  22. Fifth day detoxing of Methadone and yesturday was the worst!
    ... doctor? I have come off first oxycodone and then Xanax ... an opiate and then a benzo. At first, the attempt...
    ... your help. I have however made a mistake about the Xanax , it is oxycotton and valium from the Pain Management...
    ... financially. Anyway, I am currently tapering off of Xanax (I have already tapered off the vicodin equivelant ... yourself, like we all are here. Yes, you could take Xanax for the panic attacks, but be very CAREFUL - they ... another - I know they do here. I wouldn't take the xanax - as you know I am trying to come off them myself...
    ... the threads that yo started "getting off valium and xanax " is in there..it will have your screen name under...

  23. Im so confused about the Home Detox plan...
    ... from Benzo's... I'm coming off Percocet BUT do take xanax and klonopin, should I NOT take Benedryl and Nyquil...
    ... from Benzo's... I'm coming off Percocet BUT do take xanax and klonopin, should I NOT take Benedryl and Nyquil ... began detox last night from hydrocodone. I also take Xanax ...... but I took Benedryl anyway because I am not ... detoxing from Xanax . I did take them about an hour apart from eachother ... my surprise slept good. I had no problems with the Xanax and Benedryl combo. I hope this helps you! and good...
    ... about taking that because i take the klonopin and the xanax ? ARE KLONOPIN AND XANAX BENZO'S? 5HTP- What is...
    ... NOT take any Benadryl or Nyquil when u are taking Xanax or Klonopin! Xan&Klon are both for anxiety and help ... something terrible happen when i would take Lorcet & Xanax and then go out drinking. Or the times when i was ... on really weening, than i would try and have those xanax available and sleep as much as possible the first...
    ... about the benedryl and nyquil...DON"T take w/ benzos... XANAX AND KLONOPIN ARE BENZOS! Ha Ha! do we have that clear ... benedryl the first few days of detox and save the xanax and klonopin for later...like 4th, 5th, 6th, etc....

  24. I start detox this evening... TERRIFIED!
    ... people have provided me with about detox and I do take Xanax and I understand that helps a bit during detox? ...
    ... of vitamins and drank pineapple juice and took my xanax earlier and then later took a Benedryl........ soon...
    ... wonders too. But just a little piece of advice on the xanax ....they are so great when detoxing cuz they really...
    ... wonders too. But just a little piece of advice on the xanax ....they are so great when detoxing cuz they really...

  25. what is alcohol withdrawl like?
    ... many times give you a tranquilizer of some sort (like xanax ), to keep you from going into cardiac arrest. And...

  26. Why do I feel like I need to take it all???
    ... pills after pain pills her whole life. Still does - xanax too. She is 74 years old and if I call her at 9:00pm...

  27. Day 6 --
    ... see in a journal I kept. I am not sure about this xanax taper... I just know it has keot going and is now...
    ... giving you a headache. When I first starting taking Xanax , I knew they gave me a heck of a headache every time...

  28. I'm back...
    ... good story. I am nearing the end of a taper from xanax currently... REALLY nearing the end. Like in days ... throes of tapering off oxycodene (yeah, yeah, this xanax taper is a continuation of coming off narcotics),...

  29. 26 Days and tired of faking it!
    ... doing pretty good, thank you. Down to 1/4 tab od Xanax at night, and yeah, a bit apprehensive about the final...

  30. Hi! Newbie here. Anyone have any experience with methadone?
    ... Aderall reminds me so much of her. She is also on xanax , mellarill, ativan, depakote, gosh tons of downers ... pills for 2 days, then stopped completely, however had xanax to take for muscle spasms, the overwhelming feeling ... backs of legs, can't swallow, diareah.... Without the xanax , I could not have done it...but I know to go off the ... xanax immediately after about 4 - 7 days or you'll have...

  31. It's me.... FACADE. (bowing my head)
    ... over the place, ya think?:) :) :) Perhaps I see a xanax in my near future. I will probablly be back on...
    ... to chime in..... As you know I have a script for xanax , however, last nite and tonite I had this feeling ... just really feeling the D/T's and I want to grab a xanax . I get, ummm, how am I going to explain this.... ... the habit of saying, "oopps, got the shakes, need a xanax ." :) What is that saying going from the frying pot ... insides from jumping out without ALWAYS jumping for a xanax . I just reread what i wrote, I hope it makes sense ... ? I do suffer from severe anxiety, hence the xanax in the first place AND klonopin. I'll be back in...
    ... that the long term use of the narcotics oxycodone and xanax were major contributors to my breakdown. When my ... family doctor first began the taper, he cut my Xanax in 1/2 and dropped the oxycodone to 8 tablets a day ... happened that night was a direct result of the drop in Xanax , not the oxycodone. I had had my normal doses of oxycodone ... had taken it before I went to bed. Not so with the Xanax .. I had only taken one... two over the course of that ... the brain (pain and nervous systems). I used the Xanax at a lower dose.. 2 and 1/2 - 3 occassionally to help ... it will knock your socks off. As for using the Xanax now for you, my opinion is that it can be beneficial...
    ... that mean I shouldn't because of the Klonopin and Xanax ? I was a bit confused. You know Duh, dumb blond...

  32. Coming out of lurkdome
    ... himself and will tell you that. he would also take xanax or any benzo when he could. he had a couple of seizures...

  33. Electric Shocks?
    ... Benzos are anti-anxiety drugs like Xanax , Ativan, klonipin. It was a new word to me, too,...

  34. Day 9 Ct...
    ... hours sleep earlier and feel okay now. Guess the Xanax taper has its good points in keeping me awake, huh...
    ... it helps a GREAT deal for me, too. Although tthe Xanax taper sometimes brings a lot of anxiety... especially...

  35. day 3- interesting thing happened!
    ... Here's another identical path... my taper from Xanax is a breeze compared to my taper from oxycodone. ... bad... and it was. But by the time I started the xanax taper, my thinking was clear again and I understood ... Oh, I also understand that the final weaning off xanax might cause me a bit of sleeplessness, but the overall...

  36. Im gonna try again, Hopefully
    ... in the final jump off stages of my own taper from xanax . I know we are coming off two different type of drugs...

  37. Day 2 CT For Coder....Following along with Meddguy
    ... 14 years. But I came down off Morphine 100mg tabs, xanax .5, Ativan 10mg, Vicodin 650's and Darvocet + anything ... even funny. I didn't know you couldn't come down off xanax and ativan (Lorazapam) - without a doctors help. ...

  38. Day 2- YUCK
    ... off them. I was taking Morphine, vicodin, darvocet, xanax , ativan and smoking just about anything you could...

  39. I Had An Epiphany
    ... was dumb - because I almost died. I was on Vicodin, Xanax , Lorazapam, Darvocet and Morphine - plus smoked pot ... that you were not supposed to just stop using the xanax or lorazapam without a doctors help. But going through...

  40. Will it Get Easier?
    ... simutaneously is when I started a temporary use of Xanax . BAD move on my part. I stopped using it within ... a week at the ripe old age of 43. Didn't use Xanax again until my own huge depression hit a year later...
    ... Thanks Reach...:) I have taken Xanax too although I try to greatly limit it to avoid dependence...

  41. Last day --excited and scared
    ... a wonderful, older psychiatrist was getting me off xanax and percocet many years ago when I was in major clinical...

  42. Fibromyalgia
    ... so long. Fortunately, she used to take Lorcets & Xanax , then she went to Oxycodone, then Methadone, now she...

  43. checking in
    ... again. So good. I am still tapering... from xanax now. if you remember me, I am the looong, sloooow...
    ... for you hon! I am so proud of you with your oxy and xanax taper. You are an amazing person. One that I admire...

  44. Down day
    ... bathroom and seriously, SERIOUSLY considered taking 1/2 a xanax just to get to sleep. And I do mean seriously......

  45. Mind over matter
    ... too high and added to it, the doctor also cut me on xanax simutaneously. I went into full withdrawal and it...

  46. Up and Down Like a yoyo!
    ... sleep now. 3mg capsule. For the anxiety from the xanax taper and the nerve damage to the leg, I take Magnesium...

  47. check in recovery
    ... be my first night of wobbling off the last dose of Xanax . Crap... I didn't anticipate it being this rough...

  48. Sunday Night
    ... proud of you!! I have a son who has been on and off xanax ...addicted fr pleasure not because he needs it for...

  49. Results of combining xanax taper and this board...
    ... curious about what one result is of tapering from Xanax and being on this board? COLD COFFEE, that's what...
    ... pretty warm. Ha! I am due for a cut today on the xanax . Gotta do it, gotta do it. Too tired to calculate...
    ... Smiles. KM... I AM going to be patient with this Xanax taper. Nothing like some fear to help me continue ... the Xanax taper here. Sure is NOT a time to jump! Hrmph. ...
    ... any construction. As par for the course in a xanax taper.. or probably more par for the course in life...
    ... between one of his techs and myself. SO... the xanax taper is continuing. I am at a point where I am taking ... use it more effectively when I jump off the nightime xanax . The daytime jump will be comparitively easy as even...
    ... person in my family. I am off the daytime dose of Xanax for two days now. Done. Now I am only on a 1/4 tab...

  50. If I Can Do It ,So Can You

  51. Sciatica
    ... I am still tapering... haha... this time from Xanax , and once again, it is loooooong and slooow. I am...
    ... I started it to help me through the anxiety of the Xanax taper and I am honestly going through this taper fairly...

  52. This is INSANE!!!! What am I doing???
    ... When I have to deal with the anxiety from the Xanax taper, or any taper, I usually have to get focused...
    ... not spread it out over time. However I kept some xanax thinking that the detox would be worse than it was ... problem but then the anxiety from it all or just the xanax made me feel really uncomfortable and full of anxiety...
    ... enemy was my mind. I dont use anything either like Xanax or anything. and the loss of energy is the worst...

  53. Ativan and getting off of it...
    ... Hi Twig I am tapering off xanax .... similar to Ativan, but stronger, from what I understand ... drug, honey. I started tapering off two .5 mg of Xanax a day (so, one full milligram) I am doing a loooong...

  54. Scared
    ... whole detox route... first off oxycodone and now off xanax . Balance and patience. two things I am learning...

  55. Couple questions friends....
    ... already on an antidepressant also, but oxycode use and xanax use over-rode its ability to work. I was in a totally ... again. Yes, I stayed on both the antidepressant and xanax as I tapered from the oxycodone. I had to start from ... functioning well and happy even as I taper now from the xanax . One step at a time, one step at a time. And without...
    ... Wellbutrin also. I suffer extreme anxiety... klonopin and xanax and still have so much anxiety that my doc wants to...
    ... severe. It is tramadol. They have also prescribed xanax for anxiety. I have severe COPD too and am on disability...

  56. Cant believe I am here again! help---please!
    ... tremendously throughout my taper from oxycodone and now xanax . And, a word to the wise... stay off all benzos if...

  57. Xanax Taper, Reflections, Thankfulness
    ... Hey.. I just finished a Xanax taper myself. I just wanted to share with you that ... off withdrawal symptoms. Since I have stopped taking Xanax I have not suffered any bouts of anxiety-(who would...
    ... Wowsers for me. I am now down to 1/2 tab of the .5 xanax twice a day and have held steady for two days now...
    ... of plodding, I am plodding along just fine on the Xanax taper. regular old plod horse for the past few months...

  58. completely lost
    ... Hello I am tapering off Xanax , having recently finishes a taper from oxycodone....

  59. sick&tired
    ... also. especially in getting off opiates and now xanax . No more for me. Many of us on this board have like...
    ... are sick with the flu. A benzo is like valium or xanax , but if you get your hands on some of those you must...

  60. Drugs that help me feel
    ... . oh, Lord, yes. Is it still shaky as I come off xanax ? Ditto. I know exactly what you mean about getting...

  61. I'm FINALLY going to post after lurking for so long...
    ... abused all sorts of drugs.....Vicodin, Valium, Benzos, Xanax , etc. for 25 years!!!!!! She had been thru rehab 7...

  62. 7 Days
    ... post... adds to my day as I putt-putt along on this Xanax taper. Here's to another good day reach...

  63. Getting off!!!......multiple meds
    ... considering using Depakote at the very end of my taper from Xanax . Remeron? I know nothing about what it is. Do...
    ... Pregnisone, percocet, oxycontin, skelaxin, lexapro, xanax , clonidine, seroquil, depakote, Remeron, Neurontin...

  64. 181 Days Golden!!!

  65. happy girl again...
    ... is posting and how others react to it. In this Xanax taper, I find myself keeping my mind occupied by looking...

  66. hello friends im back again
    ... hope everthing is going well for you. How is that xanax taper coming along? I am truly happy to hear from...

  67. xanax addiction?
    ... spoken about is particularly an indicator of coming off Xanax of any form. Are you addicted to the Niravam? Well ... usually sleep pretty well with it, even on this ongoing Xanax taper. You can not ween off the form of xanax you ... that, perhaps, a switch to a regular .25 mg tab of Xanax could be the way to go because the regular tabs CAN ... While thereis a difference betwen withdrawing from xanax vs other drugs, the same basic premises remain steady ... but enough for today. Chuckles. Even not on the xanax taper, I can be long-winded. Go read. Come back...

  68. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... luck. I recently was on kemo and took pain pills and xanax through it to help with the side effects of it. I ... realized that the first two days I did not take the xanax I felt really wierd. I did not know what it was from ... lot better today. today is the third day with out xanax and yesterday I woke up with bad back and neck ache...
    ... just defeat my purpose and extend the withdrawal. Xanax is the most dependent of all benzos. Get off soon...
    ... luck. I recently was on kemo and took pain pills and xanax through it to help with the side effects of it. I ... realized that the first two days I did not take the xanax I felt really wierd. I did not know what it was from ... lot better today. today is the third day with out xanax and yesterday I woke up with bad back and neck ache...
    ... and welcome to the board. I am also tapering from xanax , and yes, it is a difficult taper no matter how we ... and will help prevent any seizures coming off the xanax more rapidly. Many, many years ago, I was taken off ... xanax using depakote (too long a story), and it must have ... me those years ago until I have started coming off xanax now and the memories seemed to come back. I, too ... oxycodone, I am making my taper a long, slow one from Xanax . At the very end, I think I will ask my doctor to ... transition. I officially started this taper taking two .5 Xanax a day. I only cut by 1/8 a tablet every to weeks...
    ... posting. There seems to be three of us currently on a Xanax withdrawal... quite unusual for this board, but sure...
    ... today. We are working from different starting doses of Xanax , but will suffer the same withdrawals. If you are...
    ... first panic/anxiety attack in 1984 and was given .5 mg Xanax as needed, which wasn't very often. I did fine for ... alter your own brain waves, but I wanted to get off Xanax first. So I put the neuro on hold til I get thru ... handle what I'm dealing with. He said that I'd been on Xanax for so many years that it had taken over the GABA...
    ... I stopped the Camprel because I'm now off the Xanax XR and I know that one was effecting my stomach, it...
    ... minds not clear (chuckle). The Dr. said I've been on Xanax so long it's taken over the GABA neurotransmitter ... in my brain. As I get off Xanax my body is supposed to replace the GABA as the Xanax...

  69. day 5 withdrawaling off suboxone....really scared
    ... around like this, there are other prescriptions like xanax (unless you have an addiction to it) your doc could...
    ... cheaper for me. but no i dont have an addiction to xanax , i have a really good relationship with my family...
    ... appointment with my doctor he gave me 7days worth of xanax and effexor for depression. I just hit a really low...
    ... everywhere else). It helps keep me calm as I taper from xanax and will be my actual replacement for xanax when I ... finish the taper. It is a much better choice than xanax for sure and is a natural supplement. Also, I am...

  70. Same xanax taper... thread # 2
    ... sleeping, but the anxiety just won't let me. This xanax taper is hell. I tried to learn all I could, but ... have tried explaining to my family that coming off Xanax is not anything like coming off the oxycodone. They...
    ... Reach im sue the xanax taper is hell..i was told when my son was in re-hab...
    ... is some fleeting toughts of taking an extra dose of Xanax . So I asked hubby to REALLy hide the damn pills and...
    ... Hi Reach Xanax tapers can be a (____) Sounds like you are in the...
    ... those of you wondering, this is what a taper from Xanax is like. Learn, learn from it. if you can, always...
    ... know I go a bit hogwild at times, even not on the xanax taper. But during this taper, it is extra important...
    ... going through all the stuff that goes along with this xanax taper and yet you are always there to help everyone...
    ... Whooo-hooo. What a ride. I remembered to take my xanax dose timely today so it is helping to keep me calm...
    ... taperings have begun... time for routines again. The xanax taper is going. I am now taking 1/2 tab midday and...

  71. 15 days opiate free...emotion and pain.
    ... pumped on adrenelin and full of excess energy from the Xanax withdrawal. But it did happen. And tonight I am feeling...

  72. Toughtime? Where r u?
    ... sweet email. How are you? Are you still doing your xanax taper or are you off of them now? My doc gave me a ... script for xanax and remembering your story as well as others on what...

  73. Strange thing....laughter
    ... personal story here and then I will stop as this current xanax taper is making my 'gift of passion' fly wild. Chuckles...

  74. Shoutout to Reach
    ... that i have not had any crack coke crank methodone xanax percocet nada for 90 days yeah i have started a new...

  75. drug dreams part of detox process....anyone else?
    ... life. ( I have to first finish a current taper from xanax and then tackle smoking). However, in all honesty...