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  1. anyone take Soma, zanaflex, clonidine, or klonopin for nerve pain?
    ... does not hold true for the other benzodiazepines (ie. Xanax , Valium, Ativan, etc.). I don't really remember what...

  2. Lortab withdrawl
    ... for the slight withdrawal symptoms like clonidine, xanax , valium, or even just taking benadryl OTC, or Nyquil...

  3. doctor took me off norco for no reason
    ... benzodiazepines anxiety/pain medications (ie. Klonopin, Xanax , Valium, Ativan, etc.) and go through horrendous withdrawal...

  4. Help me get some sleep!!!
    ... most of the time. About once a week I also need a Xanax , but that's about it. I am a hard-core insomniac...

  5. Lets Compare Diagnoses & Medications
    ... have arisen over the last several years, I also take Xanax (1/2mg) when I need it. (That is prescribed by my...

  6. Replacing Medications With Generic Brands
    ... medication is a benzodiazepine (the same class as Xanax , Valium, etc.). I'm not sure about Lunesta, but the...

  7. New member. I need advice!
    ... issues which I take a half milligram of alprazolam ( Xanax ) three times a day and 30 milligrams of temazepam...

  8. I am going to stick my neck out
    ... other medical problem that requires this - people get xanax by the 100's from psych docs and no contracts - I...

  9. Question about anxiety
    ... noticed that many on this forum make comments about Xanax or some other type of anti-anxiety med they take....
    ... noticed that many on this forum make comments about Xanax or some other type of anti-anxiety med they take. ... needed basis as these can cause dependency, more so in Xanax then Klonopin they say. Also the relaxants help...
    ... you can avoid it, than I wouldn't even start them... xanax is even harder to stop than klonapin so if I were...
    ... together when you can't escape the pain. He prescribed Xanax for me and it did take care of the anxiety. I was...
    ... All my BiPolar meds and anxiety meds, including xanax are prescribed by my psychiatrist. My GP prescribes ... each appointment when I go each month. As far as the xanax , I do not take all that I am prescribed and my psychiatrist...
    ... though because I don't want to take any more meds. Xanax or whatever would just be one more med to take and...
    ... together when you can't escape the pain. He prescribed Xanax for me and it did take care of the anxiety. I was...
    ... though because I don't want to take any more meds. Xanax or whatever would just be one more med to take and...
    ... medication to me. The benzo's include: Ativan, Valium, Xanax , Klonopin. Klonopin is one of the longer acting benzo...

  10. Fentanyl Patch 50 & Percecet 10/325 =not working, HELP!
    ... if he increased my Percocet. My currect meds are: Xanax 4mg daily Wellbutrin 300mg daily Lunesta 3mg Nightly...

  11. new here
    ... medications. Why would you be prescribed Valium and Xanax and 2 sleeping medications. That does not make any...

  12. Very rough mornings...Anyone else?
    ... the morning. I take oxycodone.elavil at bedtime and xanax . Besides the drugged feeling until my coffee..I just...
    ... acting pain med (fentanyl patch)--I do take a .5mg Xanax at bedtime, so that may have something to do with...
    ... Also, I'll bet the cocktail effect of the patch and Xanax produces your not so desired results. It's tough...

  13. Driving, Working, Child Care while taking pain meds...
    ... is that I have to take pain pills, muscle relaxers, xanax , seroquel, lamictal, just to name a few. I have two...

  14. Dr. Appt & Methadone Update
    ... until I adjust to a new medication they added called xanax for anxiety. To make a long story short, my pain...
    ... and anxiety. Please do be very careful with the Xanax once you start the methadone. steve Fabby is...
    ... one of them. I think you will be amazed at how much xanax helps though. Uncontrolled anxiety does make pain...

  15. Sleepless Nights and Pain
    ... sick. I dread that feeling. I took a small dose of xanax or valium at bedtime, which usually did it for me...

  16. pm prescribed elavil ( amitriptilyne) for sleep help
    ... extreme anxiety and depression. ihave been taking xanax and clonopin for about 5 months now as needed also...
    ... question though is if you were using Klonopin and Xanax for anxiety for 5 months and just stopped then no ... starting on Elavil and can stop taking the Klonopin and Xanax for good then you will be much better off. I know...
    ... for you. It is not uncommon for docs to prescribe xanax with amitriptilyne either. I hope you find something...
    ... someone else stated earlier in the thread, going off of Xanax and Klonopin at the same time (and possibly "cold...

  17. I have a Question regarding oxy and fentanyl
    ... didn't bother me, because I was only taking, Lortab, Xanax , Wellbutrin, Enablex (for my Bladder), Lunesta (for ... walked in, sat down, read it off: Your on: Lortab, Xanax , Methadone, Heroin, Crack, pot, and he named 11 other...

  18. Very worried about a Sister Friend
    ... help she took a Hydrocodone of her Husband.She takes Xanax too.I'm afraid she is going to accidentally overdose...
    ... and she told me she had just took a Hydrocodone and Xanax .I asked her why she took both.She told me she is hurting ... will make her sleepy,so she didn't have to take the Xanax too.I've noticed when she feels Anxious she reaches ... for a Xanax before allowing the Anxiety to pass.The Xanax doesn ... 't make her sleepy.She has taken Xanax since 1984.She's gonna be in a predicament if it stops...
    ... percocet for her break through pain. PLUS she has Xanax from another Doctor. I have talked to her when she...
    ... isn't in excruciating pain.My Friend was prescribed Xanax in 1984 for Anxiety and Panic Disorder.I have had...

  19. Question about Xanax, Ativan, etc...ever felt this way????
    ... Remember drugs affect people differently. I can take xanax ativan or valium but cannot take klonipin. Klonipin...

  20. how can I get off Duragesic
    ... porch to check the mail, so when I was finally offered Xanax (I had never heard of ) to try, I never batted an...
    ... Seizures because I couldn't pick up my next script of Xanax . NOT FUN :) THANK GOD THOSE DAYS ARE BEHIND ME NOW...

  21. Family Member Begs for My Pain Meds
    ... shrink but refused psychiatric meds and only wanted Xanax and sleeping pils. The psychiatrist cut her off as...

  22. The Power of Pain Doctors and the fear and anxiety of patients.
    ... So, on my last pm appt which was tuesday i took my xanax bottle which i needed refills on and show her and ... even asked her when i left did you remember my xanax s refill,she said yes. (cause they don't hand them...
    ... So, on my last pm appt which was tuesday i took my xanax bottle which i needed refills on and show her and ... even asked her when i left did you remember my xanax s refill,she said yes. (cause they don't hand them...

  23. 19 year old with chronic back pain, advice greatly appreciated

  24. I Cant Believe My Doc Said This To Me !!!!!!
    ... off this , is going to be HORRIBLE. Im also on 2 mg Xanax 3X a day due to extreme anxiety, im just so scared...
    ... Hi Kayden, As SS said the xanax is ther bigger problem to DC cold turkey. Perhaps ... really is a pet peeve of mine. Someone needing 6 mgs of Xanax a day really should have their problems managed by ... more comfy knowing a shrink is prescribing that much Xanax and offering more than a healthy script. There ... one percet to 60 mgs of Roxicodone and from .25 of Xanax to 2 mg bars. Obviously there are a lot of people...

  25. Topamax question
    ... knows the other Doctor) I think because of my 4mg of Xanax a day he is afraid to give me anything stronger. But ... after 14+ years on Xanax I am used to it. Yes, I'm going to stick with the ... why. Valuim won't effect me at all, because of my Xanax being so high. But she could of at least used a local...
    ... knows the other Doctor) I think because of my 4mg of Xanax a day he is afraid to give me anything stronger. But ... after 14+ years on Xanax I am used to it. [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][COLOR=...

  26. Ultram withdrawl
    ... taken everything from Vicodin to Tramadol to Lortab, Xanax , and Oxycotin. I am more of a binge pill popper....

  27. Hey CrazyGamer
    ... messing with my tolerance - I really should try taking a xanax and trying to sleep some of it away - what a way...

  28. Replacing One Benzo with Another
    ... for quite some time. I switched from 10 years on xanax to ativan in about a weeks time..............just...

  29. Please tell me everything you know about LYRICA!!
    ... helping too well. You may need to cut down on the Xanax because Lyrica does have some of the calming effects...

  30. Managing the Depression from pain/meds
    ... m on something different. Wellbutrin, sometimes a xanax or two when I "peak" and I take Ultram twice a day...
    ... I also suffer with awful PANIC ATTACKS and take XANAX when one of those suckers hits me like a ton of bricks...

  31. moody & no patience on pain meds
    ... I had even tried anxiety meds such as Klonopin and Xanax before the Cymbalta and they didn't help. I would...

  32. incident at a major international airport
    ... meds (Oxycontin, Actiq, b/p meds, heart rate meds, Xanax , and anti-dep meds). Now, everyone is looking at...
    ... wow, look at THAT dose and quantity), next we have Xanax , and Actiq (what's that??? I'm like, it's for pain...

  33. Well, this is a first for me......
    ... least this one, was an overage. On a side note, the Xanax I filled was a partial fill as well and the remainder...

  34. Pain killers at work?
    ... and taking all the familiar drugs such as lortabs, xanax , seroquel, lamictal, muscle relaxers, anti-inflammatory...

  35. started methadone for back pain
    ... needlessly! They can prescribe you a benzodiazapene, like xanax or valium or even an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist called...

  36. Ultram is a Narcotic
    ... anti-depressants. Also, add into the mix a benzo ( Xanax , Klonopin, Valium...as most of us CP'ers take, also...

  37. Fentyl Patch Withdrawal
    ... My mother in law was perscribed Xanax to help with the withdrawal. Just and idea. It may...

  38. Cough meds against policy????
    ... everything was fine. I told them straight up I am on Xanax and my shrink is continuing that part of my care since ... said, LOOK! I told you from the beginning about my Xanax coming from my Shrink and wrote it on the contract...

  39. Tapering off Oxycontin..
    ... medication on top of it. i already take Ambien 10mg, Xanax 2.5 TID, Oxycontin 30mg BID, Percocet 10mg as needed...

  40. my pm dr stopped seeing me. help!
    ... a PM and was flagged for not telling her about my Xanax , But I did tell her and that he is in charge of all...

  41. New Plan For Pain
    ... seeing my surgeon. He still prescribes the norco and xanax . I was getting Soma but not sure that was helping...
    ... of choice anymore. Everyone's on it. I could use xanax to , I was prescribed it once but I dare not ask my ... seeing my surgeon. He still prescribes the norco and xanax . I was getting Soma but not sure that was helping...

  42. Hi Everyone. Got a Question for all exoerienced PM'ers
    ... used in a couple weeks and then a months worth of Xanax the 3rd week and then nothing the last week. They...

  43. Don't be naive about Dilaudid. I was, and now I'm sorry.
    ... afternoon, I have chewed 2 MS Contin, and taken 2 0.5mg Xanax . I'm not dying, but I know my blood pressure is up ... doctor to prescribe me clonodine. I already have some Xanax , AND I have some Ambien to help me sleep during the...
    ... another's, as you have learned. For example 1 mg xanax is equal to 10 mg valium. Weird, huh? But that's...

  44. What type of muscle relaxant has worked best for you?
    ... that worked and didn't knock me out. I am now taking xanax for anxiety, so the valium was removed from my regimen ... relaxer, even though I am on a much higher dose of xanax than I was on valium. Best wishes :)...

  45. Have YOU ever been shorted on your meds?
    ... situation with the prescribing center where I get my xanax for panic disorder. I have taken the same dose ... and so far I had missed 2 of my PRESCRIBED doses of xanax ! She was so hateful to me I just knew she wasn ... never called it in. Here I am, stuck with no xanax for the first time in 12 years! I was scared more ... than mad. I mean I was facing 3 whole days with no xanax and to boot, hoping and praying on Monday I could...

  46. Does anyone else take Robaxin?
    ... sensativity. My PM also said if it doesn't mix with my Xanax , then to stop the Xanax :) I can't do that!! I've...

  47. Not so good today RE doc vacation
    ... I would consider taking another xanax to help calm you down. you said you are RX'ed 4 a ... Lortab until he comes back then this extra 0.5mg of Xanax should help you alot to calm down and relax a little ... then I will have a back-up. I would try the extra Xanax a day and it will help you out alot I think. You can ... difference. See what others have to say too. I know the Xanax was a life saver when I was going through withdrawl...
    ... Hey and thanks for replying. I have enough xanax to do what you suggested for a day or two only because...
    ... question now is- If I continue and I take the extra xanax , will I then have an even bigger problem cutting back...

  48. So exhausted,Lyrica,oxycodone? & still in pain!
    ... Lyrica have that issue. I was put on low dose xanax and do know for a fact do not take it with the other...
    ... Lyrica have that issue. I was put on low dose xanax and do know for a fact do not take it with the other...

  49. Doctor On Vacation/partner Won't Refill Rx
    ... anything to do with it because I get them anyway and take xanax for anxiety. Wierd thing is I took a little more xanax ... the heart palpitations started AFTER the afternoon xanax . I am in alot of pain today though and it's only 9am...
    ... you are, the faster time passes. Just FYI, The Xanax is something that you can't quit cold turkey, you ... people really don't die from opiate withdrawal. The Xanax will actually help as far as the jitters,anxiety and ... don't put yourself in the position of running out of Xanax early. If you were out of Xanax, I would say go to...
    ... about 24 hours until it wore off. I also take 2.5mg of xanax 3 times a day so I went home a took one of the xanax ... with pain but it will ease the withdrawl symptoms. Xanax is almost the same thing as ativan except it is al ... little stronger. I wouldnt suggest upping the dose of xanax without approval of your doctor first. Like shoreline ... you dont want to run out of. I have stopped a benzo( xanax ) before and it was not fun. I didnt have a seizure...
    ... are scaring me now! I haven't upped the dose of my xanax . What I meant was this- It is prescribed for me to ... prescribed. I do not want to continue with this amount of xanax though so hoping I can drop back to only 1 1/2 again...
    ... are scaring me now! I haven't upped the dose of my xanax . What I meant was this- It is prescribed for me to ... prescribed. I do not want to continue with this amount of xanax though so hoping I can drop back to only 1 1/2 again...

  50. People who have been ON pain meds for a while
    ... night before bed PRN: Percocet 10mg/325mg 1-4/day Xanax .25 for Anxiety (aprox 1 pill every 2 weeks) ALSO...

  51. I am DESPERATE to find a good pain doc in Tacoma Wa. PLEASE!
    ... for back pain, if you dont know what it is, ask me xanax 2mg 2xday for anxiety and pain from stress albuteral...

  52. Xanax and Roxicet physical dependency
    ... Thanks Fabby. I took that month of Xanax and am done with them and I've just not felt well...

  53. Does anyone here feel like Bed time is Torture time?
    ... sleep. Try to stay away from benzodiazepines (Valium, Xanax , ect.) as they can be habit-forming. There are...

  54. Withdrawal from Oxycodone IR
    ... dont work well. I find that taking something like Xanax helps. I have been RX'ed to take 2.5mg 3 times a day...

  55. Wanting to Reduce Meds, is it Possible?
    ... I have been able to stop taking sleep meds and xanax . I do take them on occasion but don't abuse them...

  56. In Orlando, FL : looking for understanding pain doc
    ... am currently on oxycontin 80mg tabs 3 per day and xanax 1mg 3x per day. I have called and have even seen...

  57. Just started Methadone, Any info would be appriciated....
    ... knows everything I am on. I take 4mg of long acting Xanax for Panic Disorder, Along with Wellbutrin, Estratest ... asked her if he noticed I was on such a high dose of Xanax , and long acting as well!! She said, she thought he ... to put me back on the Fentynal Patch and cutting my Xanax dosage down, maybe in half. But I work out in the ... I am wondering if I am getting a bit toxic on the Xanax side of all this.??? Think I should call my shrink...
    ... try something new. I have been on this dosage of Xanax for close to 15 years now, and if it will help the...
    ... my sleepiness is from also being on high doses of Xanax and flexeril along with the Methadone. But I couldn...

  58. Roxycodone 30MG Manufacturer's
    ... to the consumer. Some simple generic drugs such as Xanax , are sold from bulk to us at a 500,000% mark-up, That...

  59. Oxcy Vs. Methadone Conversion
    ... 4 TIME DAILY, 10 MG. PERC. 4 TIMES DAILY AND 1MG. XANAX 4 TIMES AS WELL, PLUS WELLBUTRIN, PAMALOR 100MG AT ... MEDS. IN ANGER, HE THRU 2 SCRIPTS FOR 14 O/C'S, 14 XANAX TOLDE ME HE WAS DISCHARGING ME ECT ECT, SENT ME FOR...

  60. Question please help.
    ... and oxy). I remind them about my depression meds, my xanax and my sleep meds prescribed by my shrink because...

  61. Blah Blah pain..more pain and cervical issues
    ... a day of pain and feel just blah. I did use some Xanax that I had from a different issue that I never used...

  62. Was just referred to pain management specialist
    ... half. Also, the doctor has given me a low dose of xanax to help reduce the stress that often accompanies uncontroll ... ed pain. Sometimes I can take a 1/2 dose of xanax and 1/2 dose hydro to get the pain under control without...
    ... half. Also, the doctor has given me a low dose of xanax to help reduce the stress that often accompanies uncontroll ... ed pain. Sometimes I can take a 1/2 dose of xanax and 1/2 dose hydro to get the pain under control without...

  63. Can't get on top of the pain, really need some advice
    ... 6, flexril 4 times a day, neurotin 3 timed a day, xanax as needed, he sent me home on darvacet 3times a day...

  64. active, younger pain patients
    ... zanaflex (muscle relaxer), 225mg of lyrica and 4mg of Xanax XR for anxiety. With all that, I am 29 years old...

  65. Lexapro...any advice?
    ... negative info on combining SSRI's with oxycodone and xanax ...which makes me worry. Most in reference to "Serotonin...

  66. Tried to DC Opiates and failed...any advice please
    ... awhile...I take 45-75 mgs. a day of oxycodone, 1 mg. xanax and 5 mg. elavil at night. I have had multiple spinal ... was a nightmare!They insisted on getting me off the xanax and oxy together and used Ultram and a valium taper...

  67. Cortisone, Depomedrol injection for pain
    ... next day describing the symptoms, and he put me on Xanax to take as needed. I feel like quite the puppet...

  68. Advice Please
    ... gives you pain meds, and usually other meds too like Xanax , or Valium....all of those need to get OK'd by the...

  69. painkiller, constipation and throwing up question?
    ... piercings). I told him I would sue him for not RXing me xanax (I had a stroke due to anxiety) when it came back...

  70. Headaches & stomachaches everyday
    ... had good results! I also forgot to mention I take Xanax 1mg x3 a day, but I usually take 2 before bed to help ... anymore. I think I should try ambien or something. Is Xanax hard on your liver does anyone know?...

  71. Pain Meds - Newbie - Help Appreciated!
    ... (insomnia), Librax (post-gallbladder removal) and Xanax (pre-lunch ... may be the only thing that really helps ... less med would be great! - btw ... I take one 0.5 Xanax only). It just seems asking for something stronger...

  72. Help converting Actiq?
    ... you have RLS , have you done a sleep study, tried Xanax , Tamazapam, Oxazapam, or Halcion, There are at least...

  73. which do you prefer\mom and pops,or chain pharmacies?
    ... ..severly clostrataphobic), when I have a PRN for Xanax on file as well. I assured him that the Ativan controls ... my MRI anxiety best, and Xanax is for painic attacks. He also questioned my Percocet...

  74. First apt with New PM Dr was Horrible! SurgicalDisaster Please read!
    ... The reaosn they reccomend the valium, or ativan or xanax for that matter, is that the symptoms of cpps are...

  75. weening of meds\does it depend on what med?
    ... Also would it be helpful to take xanax or something like it until I can get my dosage down...
    ... function, pain and side effects. Benzo's like Xanax or ativan can help ease some of the jitters and so...
    ... tampatar;2801037]Also would it be helpful to take xanax or something like it until I can get my dosage down ... that I will never be me again Please don't take Xanax or any other benzodiazepine if you can help it. While...