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  1. Going CT this w/e--ultram
    ... ve kept it to around 2 or 3 per day lately. I have xanax and plan to use that. I just hope to god I don't get...

  2. Over a month clean!! Wanna join me?
    ... I am new here and dependent on another drug Xanax ! I want to congratulate you on your 1 month and...

  3. Hey Katt, how are we doing today?
    ... lot of great people to help us get through this evil Xanax taper! I'll tell you, it's very hard to wait til ... manage to do it. I never used to really take any xanax before noon anyway, so maybe I'm just used to it. ... that nasty, gnawing, anxious feeling & craving more xanax . We are gonna fight through this & get off the evil ... Xanax . A couple of months from now, we will be CELEBRATING...
    ... ll be back tomorrow! take care & hugs. We rule. xanax sucks....
    ... withdrawal symptoms. If you haven't done so Google xanax withdrawal and or xanax dependencey and read some...
    ... things will be like for those first days after NO xanax . I'm trying to avoid reading too much on the internet...
    ... Hey you guys, I have been following your xanax taper and now I am scared. I have been tapering off ... first quit the wine, I started taking like .25mg of xanax at night to get past the alcohol wd anxiety. I never ... to .5mg. When I slipped and drank, I never took the xanax at the same time. All this time I still taper from ... the creepy crawlies and complete utter anxiety. The xanax helps that SO much, but after reading your thread ... my question is...do you think I'd have to be taking xanax more than just in the evenings to get addicted? thanks...
    ... don't know what ultram is.... I have only been on Xanax for 5-6 weeks but I was taking 1mg a day and got bit ... caution you to not trade 1 dependence with another. Xanax withdrawal is no fun and there is nothing you can...

  4. Since I'm pretty new here, I'd really like to get to know everyone a bit
    ... first post about a week or two ago. I'm addicted to Xanax , and am currently tapering after taking it for almost...
    ... Glad to have you here! It is very hard to get off xanax , I never took them but my husband is currently tapering...

  5. Need help please stopping xanax
    ... xanax is very hard to get off of.........along with my other ... addiction.....I was on 2-4 1mg of xanax for 8 years........My dumb a s s doctor just kept...
    ... Hi Katt, I'm tapering off of Xanax right now too :) Ooooh yeah, those wd's really ... do feel terrible. I was also given the Xanax when I went to the ER (for heart problems) and then ... what you were taking......but any long term use of xanax (longer than a week or two) can result in addiction ... said to taper slowly - allow 6-8 weeks to get off the Xanax , or longer if you feel that you need to take more ... It's very hard at times, cuz I REALLY want more Xanax sometimes! The doctor said this was a good way to ... do it. When you feel that jittery "I need xanax " feeling - try to do something to get your mind off ... I hope this helps a bit. I'd be happy to be your " Xanax partner" if you need/want one!! Good luck, stay strong...
    ... doctor and then report the one that won't help you..... xanax withdrawal is very dangerous......and your doctor...
    ... you need to get in touch with your doctor... xanax is sooo addicting and hard to come off.. the withdrawal...
    ... with my constant thoughts and preoccupation with the xanax . I don't want it but my body is screaming for it....
    ... What I would say is that going Cold Turkey from Xanax "could" result in seisures, although your period on...
    ... Good for all of you getting of xanax ! It is a VERY serious drug that can be fatal if not...

  6. ultram and tapering
    ... don't know why it hit me so hard. I have been taking xanax for anxiety in the evenings but did not take any last...
    ... your amount of drink in place of Ultram etc etc. Xanax is another little Bugger that you have to deal with...

  7. Addictive personality
    ... don't want to get (more) depressed. I also got some xanax for the anxiety from coming off the booze and ultram...

  8. Adivan and Prozac
    ... i'm not sure you know that ativan is a cousin of xanax and is also addictive.... so be very careful........

  9. Pain Meds and Suboxone
    ... I can do it by the hour. I love vicoden, percocet, Xanax , or anything that will assist me in escaping reality...
    ... So....the benzos would be Xanax ??? That is what i am assuming. I did not know it...

  10. Feeling alone, things are really rough these past few days
    ... realizing it. The whole reason I ended up on xanax was due to heart arrythmia & chest pains. The arrythimias ... I have them every day & its scary as h*ll. The xanax helped to calm me down. I stepped down on my Xanax ... day. That racing, anxious feeling that comes with Xanax wd doesn't help at all. So it's been pretty tough ... :) It would be really easy to just take some Xanax to calm me down about it all. Being stressed out...
    ... were accompanied by panic atacks and they put me on xanax ....i worked..so well that i got hooked on xanax.....

  11. How's everyone doing? 3 weeks clean!!
    ... drinking binge Friday night (I didn't take my nightly Xanax ) and of course by Sat. a.m. I was so sick with wd ... 's - so for breakfast I had Xanax . Anyway, I'm going to do a separate post to talk...

  12. Ultram...How Long to become Addicted physically?
    ... nothing to ease the pain of it. This time I have xanax which is helping in the evening, plus I am tapering ... headaches. Now though I worry about getting hooked on xanax ! (I only take btwn .25 and .75 mgs and only at night...

  13. alcohol, ultram and xanax...
    ... drinking if I do. The thing that sucks about the xanax is that even though I don't take much and only at ... alcohol free. I just don't want to get dependent on the xanax in the meantime. Perhaps I will try to take 1/2...
    ... think if you start feeling like you need more of the Xanax then it is probably time to back off. I hope this...
    ... playing with fire...?" I think so. Did you get the xanax from the same Dr. that told you Ultram wasn't addictive...
    ... slipped on Saturday and drank. I was tired of the xanax feeling and tired of the loneliness. Went back to...

  14. Doc didn't call me back - morning babble
    ... early because I can't sleep much since reducing my Xanax . About 5 hours each in the last 2 nights :) I ... again, she seemed very willing to give me lots of xanax & wasn't worried about me being addicted at all, even ... not one batted an eye at the fact that I've taken xanax every single day for 1.5 years. :) Oh well, guess...
    ... doctor today (for my thyroid) & I told him about the xanax addiction - he told me I should allow a good 6-8 ... weeks to taper off the Xanax - my plan is a bit faster than that, so maybe I'll...

  15. Me again! Wondering about dosing during my taper
    ... was so glad I decided that its time to get off the xanax . She had suggested it a few months ago & I said ... But now I almost feel like I need to hoard my xanax for night-time, since that's when I will probably...
    ... great info there! Her taper schedule to get off Xanax says to replace with Valium. I don't have Valium ... but I honestly think I'd like to try & get off the Xanax "organically" if I can. It's a pretty big site...

  16. 6 months clean- and i screwed it up
    ... what to expect there,please share. also i have a few xanax and klonopin to take if things were to get bad, i...
    ... have mild w/d. No biggie. Be careful with those xanax because some drug tests to test for them. those stay...

  17. i'm new here
    ... went through treatment 3 yrs ago when i was hooked on xanax ..was clean for about 18 months...then i started over...
    ... to me and it sucks....now i can't take pain meds, xanax , or any other benzos...then next came ambien for sleep...
    ... Cany anyone tell me why you go back to xanax after going thru the horrific withdrawals? Son has...
    ... only say what is true for me....i have gone back to xanax after several withdrawls because to be numb and unfeeling ... back then... but there is hope, if i can get off xanax and stay off it, anyone can....i actually was so addicted...

  18. OK, starting my "taper plan" for Xanax
    ... Doctors are fully aware of the addiction side of xanax . so I am sure your doc won't be surprised to hear...
    ... and it was so much easier!See how you feel. I know Xanax is supposedly more dangerous to go CT, but at a low...
    ... says. Glad you're not drinking on it. Even without Xanax , if i drink, I wake up in the middle of the night...

  19. Addicts/ADD/ADHD?????
    ... t taken any meds sicne elementary school. He is a xanax addict. he takes them in high doeses for the high...

  20. Hi, I'm new to this board, addicted to Xanax
    ... sounds like you need a plan. I'm not familiar with xanax or what the withdrawals are like with that drug. Others...
    ... months ago - and for the first time, didn't take a xanax that night. Cuz I was bloody drunk. By 4am I was ... pacing around the room - it was insane. I took a Xanax & felt better within an hour. Then I knew..... ...
    ... board I will tell you about a friend who was taking xanax and drinking alot........he OD'd....he is 21 yrs old ... he lives this way everyday. Yes, he was addicted to xanax and took other stuff too. Alchohol mixed with it is ... He is not this way normally, but this is what the xanax does as he is getting close to needing another pill...
    ... board I will tell you about a friend who was taking xanax and drinking alot........he OD'd....he is 21 yrs old ... he lives this way everyday. Yes, he was addicted to xanax and took other stuff too. Alchohol mixed with it is ... He is not this way normally, but this is what the xanax does as he is getting close to needing another pill ... Today!!!! :) I do know the dangers of alcohol and xanax . That night that I got drunk & went through the wd ... 's - well, I had wd's because I didn't take xanax . Didn't want to mix a bunch of shots & drinks with ... xanax . I even made myself suffer through some major wd ... for hours before I finally took a xanax . Once I realized I was addicted - which was that ... like I was habitually boozing it up & mixing it with Xanax (?) That's not the case at all. But thanks so...
    ... kind of schedule & taper down, since going CT from Xanax & other benzo's is a bad idea. I would love to...
    ... became accidentally physically addicted to 3 mg of Xanax a day that a psychiatrist was prescribing to me to ... Once the illness was under control, I was left with a Xanax addiction. I never upped my dose, but like you, I ... they started the Depakote and they took me off the Xanax completely. On the Depakote, I had almost no withdrawl...
    ... clean from drugs and alcohol for almost 7 months now. Xanax and other benzos were my "Drug Of Choice". I quit ... given..but if you need some support from a fellow xanax addict, I'm here. Good luck:)...

  21. 3 Days Clean...Sort of
    ... about hydros. I've had oxys, I've had a bottle of xanax for 10 years, I've given away most of the soma scripts...
    ... prescribed Soma, Ritalin, Adderall (for alertness), Valium, Xanax , Ativan (couldn't find one that worked), delayed release...

  22. Why is this haunting me?
    ... back in August. He was heavily addicted to demerol, xanax and who knows what else. Anyway, I also posted...

  23. Is this a plan?
    ... which is controlled by meds, and I have a script for xanax which I only take very sparingly. Is coming off percs...

  24. Question for Buckeyetim???
    ... I couldn't sleep. I was told not to use valuim or xanax and going through w/d and not getting any sleep is...

  25. Questions about withdrawals
    ... clean off of there. Your trading ambien for your xanax either way that just cant be good. Wish you luck...
    ... there it does get better. i was taking about 6mg of xanax a day also. Just remember If you give in and take...
    ... thru this but tonight i went to a friends and got 6 xanax and 1 valium from her. she also had pain pills that ... didnt even ask her for any (that was hard). i took the xanax and Valuim and i felt so good.i was also taking Lexapro...

  26. Last Day
    ... yr old sone came to me and told me he was hooked on xanax ...he was crying, I was crying, his dad was crying ... told him what was going on. He called in a script for xanax ...I nearly died!! I said why???? He said we are going...

  27. What about AA?
    ... chewing tobacco in 8th grade, alcohol in 9th, marijuana, xanax , got caught shoplifting coriciden (?) at age 16. Ectasy ... prescriptions which he will consume in two days (klonipin, xanax , adderall,etc) Anyway, when he left rehab they ... and then goes right back. He is now saying he needs xanax for his panic before he gets a job because he just ... can't be around people. Seems he was able to get xanax and seroquel while being in jail for three months...
    ... chewing tobacco in 8th grade, alcohol in 9th, marijuana, xanax , got caught shoplifting coriciden (?) at age 16. Ectasy ... prescriptions which he will consume in two days (klonipin, xanax , adderall,etc) Anyway, when he left rehab they ... and then goes right back. He is now saying he needs xanax for his panic before he gets a job because he just ... can't be around people. Seems he was able to get xanax and seroquel while being in jail for three months...

  28. ToughTime
    ... pot, and my monthly beer or wine, or my occaisional xanax . I got off hydros, they are my DOC and my demons....
    ... of my life again. I have panic disorder and have xanax in my house, Never abused them not once in fact I...
    ... clean? Yea, I know what you mean. I've had a bottle of xanax for about 8 years and I like having it, I take one...
    ... perpetutating that is too. And thanks Shelly. I do have xanax and they are for anxiety. Guess it might not hurt...
    ... call a friend, read your daughter a book, and yes a xanax did help here and there. I wish I had the magic...

  29. this is just ridiculous!
    ... i have no pills left to take. Valium ,pain pills, xanax , whatever i can get my hands on. its now 2:30 pm...
    ... sleeping pills. have been for years. i bought 15 xanax from someone and they were gone with in a day. i...

  30. Looking for Help
    ... stomach issues. I slept fine. I took a soma one day, a xanax another, and Nyquil on the 3rd. I purposefully did...

  31. What is going on here? (SCARY!!)...
    ... program that really works for you. Are you taking the xanax while your drinking that could be causing it your...

  32. After 9 days sober, I just relapsed
    ... Hi I was on Campral and Xanax for 7 days but then stopped taking the Campral for...
    ... this feeling go away. but last night i bought 15 Xanax from someone and i also have Ambien cr and i take...
    ... of what i done . not good at all. well im out of Xanax ,Valium, pain pills but i do take OTC sleep aid at...
    ... even if you just cut out one thing at a time. 15 xanax in a day come on. I get an rx for 90 for my panic...

  33. Skelaxin Info. needed
    ... post. The med I had a problem with 2 years ago was Xanax . I had taken it before a few years earlier with no...

  34. lortab withdrawal
    ... husband, my restless legs were keeping him up. After a Xanax , I managed to sleep. I am miserable. All I can do ... We also have Red Bull at work. I have Somas and Xanax , but those make me too drowsy to work. Will the stomach...

  35. Day 5 and I feel great!
    ... before, so that must be helping. I've taken 1/2 a xanax a couple of nights to sleep. I woke up feeling crappy...
    ... before, so that must be helping. I've taken 1/2 a xanax a couple of nights to sleep. I woke up feeling crappy...

  36. Quiting
    ... sucks. I mean my primary care Dr had to put me on Xanax because of the anxiety I have over this whole thing...

  37. Is mild thirst, dehydration and dry mouth normal with alcohol withdrawal/PAW?
    ... of these symptoms. I'm on so many drugs right now ( Xanax , Lorazepam, Atarax, etc), going through detox and...

  38. Delayed Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms?
    ... day for over a year. I have been taking Campral and Xanax to keep the withdrawal symptoms in check and they...

  39. Flintrock, I know exactly where you are coming from
    ... she has been pregnant twice...lost both because of xanax abuse.....the last time, they broke up, thank God...

  40. The Reality of Staying Sober
    ... and methocarbamol. And, Paxil for depression. AND, XANAX FOR PANIC ATTACKS....and, and, and, AND!!! AND...

  41. Encouragement for detox from oxys using suboxone
    ... Hi Fred, I detoxed off a heavy methadone and xanax addiction using suboxone. It wasn't a walk in the ... 48 hours off any other opiate. I had been taking xanax for @six years and I think that is what made my w...

  42. Five days sober and I am TERRIFIED!!!
    ... sober for the last five days. Although Campral (and Xanax ) have both helped with the cravings and all the other...

  43. Day Two. Still feel pretty bad
    ... They're gonna tell me that I can't have my pot or xanax or somas either, and those are the things getting...
    ... They're gonna tell me that I can't have my pot or xanax or somas either, and those are the things getting...

  44. I'm back! Quit today...
    ... smoked 1/2 a j. and took a soma yesterday and a half a xanax today (maybe yesterday). I'm relying on little crutches ... yell at her again even if it meant another 1/2 of xanax . That stuff just makes me tired as hell though. Funny...
    ... and I can sleep. Boy I tossed and turned, even on xanax . What a fitful sleep. I'm just happy that I'm on day...

  45. Car accident in Connecticut
    ... I don't know the law, but if you are taking Xanax for anxiety, I have blacked out from taking that and...
    ... if they have any documentation of what drinking and xanax mixed together can do. If you have proof that might...

  46. Mixing Pills and Alcohol - Sick to my Stomach
    ... I have been prescribed xanax for an anxiety disorder (I know it has the potential...
    ... they are both so bad for you......... xanax is the harder to get off of then anything you have...
    ... Absolute worst thing you can do is mix xanax (the death drug) with alcohol. You are messing around ... with your life. It enhances the effects of the xanax and intensifies it. Bet you didn't know that smoking ... med. there are other meds that help with anxiety... xanax is the worst addiction in the world....in my view...
    ... always comes out that they were abusing valium or xanax ect.Methadone and benzo's are a lethal mixture if...
    ... know exactly what you are going through. When I have Xanax (or pain pills for that matter), I always think I ... then a couple of hours later I pop the other 0.5mg Xanax . I never feel too "spacey" Just really relaxed which...

  47. stopping the o/c habit
    ... Taking Them The Same Way. I Also Take Effexor Xr, Xanax , Bp Meds But All As Prescribed. I Have No Prescription...

  48. Sleepless Nights!!
    ... are all the only things helping me sleep. I'm taking Xanax and/or Ativan but work only short term acting. I need...
    ... I don't think you should be taking any xanax , ativan, or ambien at all due to severe drug interactions...
    ... I don't think you should be taking any xanax , ativan, or ambien at all due to severe drug interactions...

  49. Please read........My weekend
    ... to the demerol, they found bottles and bottles of xanax and klonopin in his room, all prescribed by different...

  50. Time to admit I have a problem
    ... suffered from panic attacks in the past and been on xanax although I never could see why it is so addicting...

  51. In time
    ... take an aspirin, does not drink, won't even take a Xanax when he is super stressed- which, by the way is totally ... drink wine every night, about 4 glasses, and if I have Xanax or pain pills you can bet that I will take those as...

  52. My dr. says I have a liver made of iron....
    ... Remeron knocked me out and Klonopin made me a zombie. Xanax is working now.....(.5mg)...go figure! good luck...

  53. Need Some Hope...
    ... and am now on 21st day without meds. I also took xanax , but never abused that, taking 1-2 mg a day as prescibed ... had panic attacks since I was 14, and now w/o the xanax , I keep trying to talk myself out of those. I keep ... thinking "maybe I can take the xanax still since I didn't abuse it", but I'm afraid to...
    ... so far; it's great. If I was you I would flush the Xanax and/or at least see a Doctor about what to take to...
    ... how I'm feeling. And by the way, I did dump the xanax . It was worrying me too much about taking it again...

  54. xanax vs alcohol problems
    ... non-addictive. I was always told to saty away from Xanax ..no matter how bad my GAD was. Xanax is mean (so ... if you have GAD you cannot go without something. Xanax may have you addicted, so you may have to taper off...

  55. 23 year old vicodin addict...HELP PLEASE
    ... symptoms, plus I feel like jumping out of my skin, but xanax has helped, and I know if I can just make it through...
    ... symptoms big time and are probably better than using Xanax . Good luck and keep posting!! Zach....
    ... as much as you can. When I tried to do it, I took Xanax to make me sleep which helped. We are all behind...
    ... made my anxiety worse. So I was switched to Paxil & Xanax , which seemed to work for me, as well as starting...

  56. How can I Help My Friend?
    ... somehow getting more elsewhere. I know she also takes Xanax , Ambien (during the day & at night) & some kind of...

  57. Hate Myself
    ... Last night I took xanax and then had a few drinks. Apparently, I said some...
    ... My son got off xanax the hard way. Had to taper for 2 weeks. He used to ... remembered anything. Went to jail....all of that... xanax messed him up bad. You need to get off of it. Drinking ... and taking xanax is way badddddd thing to do. It intensifies the drug...
    ... your doctor about possibly helping you get off of the Xanax . Istherelight is tapering from Xanax and can probably...
    ... diagnosed bipolar and am also on other medications. The xanax is for anxiety and for the most part I don't think ... feel stressed sometimes I drink and then take the xanax instead of doing what I'm supposed to, which is take...
    ... My husband has taken Xanax before, and I've told him that I don't like how he...
    ... How many milligrams was the tablet you took of xanax , .5, 1 or 2??...

  58. It's Yellow Rose, asking about sleep
    ... YellowRose I take Xanax for sleep and Oxy for pain, both prescribed by my...

  59. Snorting
    ... it is the percs that allow me to function. I need Xanax for sleep, used to use pot but I can't any longer...
    ... my new shrink has me on Cymbalta and Lamictal and Xanax for sleep. 4 years ago I had back surgery and was...

  60. Still Slow Tapering off Xanax
    ... Day 3 on 6.5mg xanax . Yesterday was not so well, but today I'm feeling...
    ... plan to slowly taper with valium while cutting my xanax dose. :) Jami...
    ... me. Now I can start my taper using valium with my xanax cut. Woke up feeling a little shaky today, still ... cigarettes...which I plan to quit after I conquer this xanax poison addiction. It can't be near as bad! I've...
    ... this whole thread. I have been trying to taper off Xanax too. I had no idea it was so addictive, physically...
    ... taking it though until I get further down with the Xanax . When I am able to get by on 2/.25's a day, then ... online that Benedryl can have an interaction with Xanax , but if you take it 8 hours after the Xanax, then...
    ... several weeks) and work out some of these toxins in my xanax battered body - they have a little room where kids...

  61. Slow-Tapering off Xanax
    ... completed my taper off of 4mgs ativan (which is similar to xanax ) using valium as per the ashton manual. it took me ... took much longer. you are on quite a high dose of xanax still and will probably have to reduce to about 3...
    ... Ashton. My "pill doctor" is quick to prescribe my xanax at each visit - no questions asked. I once asked ... him if he could prescribe both xanax and valium, but he would only give me the number of ... pills I receive from the xanax - including the valium (ie 45 xanax and 45 valium...
    ... Why would switching from Xanax to Valium make a bit of difference? Aren't they identical...
    ... is supposed to be the safest way of getting off of xanax . You can do a search and read it - it does make sense ... safest for most people. I've heard that getting off of xanax too quick can cause delayed w/d symptoms that can...
    ... is because of it's long half-life. as opposed to xanax or ativan that have a short one. the valium stays...
    ... that if that is so, valium is more like methadone and xanax more like morphine/heroin. Also if you research online ... life of valium is estimated at 20 - 50 hours, and xanax at 11 - 16.3 hours, depending on which study you follow...
    ... I have been off of Xanax for a week after 5 years of 3mg a day usage. I wanted ... would suggest this to those who are struggling with Xanax . You guys can get off this stuff, have patience...
    ... for your advice. Congratulations on getting off the xanax . What a big accomplishment! Great job. I've heard...

  62. Need Opium Advice.
    ... withdrawals as I have felt rough all week, he prescribed me Xanax and said it would help during the day. I have some ... being said, I do have a question. I have never taken Xanax before. What can I expect? I'd like to take one right ... take Tylox...so...who knows. Someone let me know what Xanax does and give me some advice... As the REAL battle...
    ... Xanax has a short half life but it has quite a kick to it...
    ... Xanax has a short half life but it has quite a kick to it...

  63. How long do wd's last?
    ... realize how powerful the medication is. I've taken Xanax before for anxiety, and I stopped cold-turkey and...
    ... up physically dependent to multiple medications. Xanax . Morphine. What else? My father was in terminal...

  64. Tomorrow I am going to stop hydro!
    ... drug is a drug is a drug - the Zantex (do you mean XANAX ?), Tramadol, beer - whatever. For me - I wasn't...
    ... drink a couple right now to help me sleep. Yes it is xanax , the only reason I am taking them is for anxiet. Last ... would just go back to my good ol hyrdo's cause I hear xanax sucks to come off. I want clean from everything u ... the advice and I will try hard today not to take any xanax (now I knowthe proper way to sp it). I just need...
    ... quiting cold turkey, convultions. if u do have th xanax you need to use them and taper off of them. it will...

  65. Day 2 no hydro...NO WD!?
    ... at all. I am taking the tramadol as directed and a xanax here and there. I am just scared that when I go off...

  66. Alcohol sent me to the ER last night
    ... willpower and some medication I am taking at the moment ( Xanax ). I don't want to die and leave my family, freinds...

  67. Beginning of Day 14........
    ... take anything to help u during ur wd/s? I am using xanax and on my post the guy says I am trading one for the...

  68. Last day of quick taper, tomorrow ct!
    ... Oh and about the sleep, I have Ambien and Xanax . I know that they, too can be addictive, but I have...
    ... far as sleep. I know you said you have Ambien and Xanax and haven't had a problem with stoping the use of...
    ... doses to try and acheive a high. I told him about the xanax (which I got from a friend, not him) and he cautioned ... me but again he said that addiction to xanax takes approx. 4 weeks of abuse, not just use. If I...

  69. Need to Fast Taper off Xanax!!! Advice?
    ... I've been taking xanax on and off for approx 12 years but never expected ... the Fall and I desprately need to get off of these xanax before then. I have cut back to taking 9mg/day about...
    ... I am so glad that you are deciding to stop the Xanax , as it sounds like you were really taking too many ... you all the best in your choice to stop taking the Xanax . :) Lezlee...
    ... How long did it take your son to get off of the xanax ? What dosage was he on and for how long? Your reply...
    ... 1mg today. I guess everyone trying to get off of xanax has to go through some pain. Will I have good days...
    ... No amount of Xanax or any other mind altering drug daily is acceptable...
    ... One of my girlfriends detoxed off Xanax once. She did it on her own cutting down to very little...
    ... info. I am planning to slowly detox myself with the xanax . After that, I will never pick up another one again...
    ... info. I am planning to slowly detox myself with the xanax . After that, I will never pick up another one again...
    ... and any downers too, I would imagine the same with Xanax ) the sex drive is incredible and since I couldn't...
    ... months ago my husband and I decided to quit taking xanax cold turkey - not knowing at this time that we were ... the past. We felt TERRIBLE. Around day 5 with no xanax , my husband was shaking terribly - looked like he ... couldn't even get out of bed. At day 5 we got more xanax because we couldn't take it any more. It was either...
    ... recovering from the hangover (nothing like as bad as Xanax withdrawel, but trie and see my point.) I said during...
    ... power will not allow this to happen after I get off xanax . I'm very determined and it wouldn't be fair to my...

  70. How long do you need to be on xanax to need to taper or detox?
    ... only say that even though .5mgs. is a low dose of Xanax , taking 3 or 4 at a time is overkill. That means...
    ... clean? No, but only because of the way he uses the xanax . But that's his program to work, not mine. Things...
    ... That is wayyyy too many xanax . And if he's running out and the doc is giving him ... not sure why he takes them) that are not addictive. Xanax is a horrible drug and should be taken off the market ... system 24-7)...drinking is a big no-no when taking xanax ....do your best to make him realize his addiction...
    ... that. He just started a new job and hasn't had any xanax for the past week. I am nervous about tomorrow, when...
    ... If he hasn't had any xanax in a week...then if he's addicted, then he's going...

  71. Back in the saddle again.....
    ... used last time from the "Recipe" and I have a lot of xanax to keep me from killing myself (I've never had a problem ... with xanax , so I'm not concerned about using them to quit hydro...

  72. How do I confront someone about their Cocaine addiction?
    ... about my situation. He was kinda overdoing it with the xanax , I called it to his attention, he got mad, we fought...

  73. Xanax and Ativan, 20 to 30mg a day
    ... given depakote by my detox facility for 3mg a day Xanax addiction. Since that time, I have also looked for ... couldn't prescribe it to a patient along with the Xanax to help the person get off. My instinct would be to ... how depakote works in patients on very high doses of Xanax like your brother. 20-30 mg is certainly a lot. ... It was "Hello, here's some depakote, and no more Xanax for you". Based on my prior experiences with trying ... major shock to find out how much easier it was on Xanax . I was even able to sleep at night! As I've said before...
    ... My son tapered off Xanax WITH Xanax . His doctor put him on a taper for 2 weeks...and it ... worked.........he needs to get help from a doctor. Xanax withdrawal is dangerous.........seizures and other...
    ... I was taking around 6-12mg of Xanax a day... I couldn't taper with just Xanax, I had to ... and eventually after a few weeks I was successful. Xanax is really really powerfull. Good luck with everything...
    ... he will have to reduce his ativan and xanax first before crossing over to anything, especially ... valium. 1mg of ativan or xanax is equal to 10mgs valium and no doctor will prescribe...

  74. Melatonin or Valerian Root?
    ... upplements) to help with sleep issues while tapering off of Xanax or any other drug, I have such a hard time sleeping...
    ... use to help ease the sleep issues whilst coming of Xanax . I use them both occasionally, but not on a regular...

  75. help needed with ativan withdrawal
    ... aware of its use. I personally used it to get off of Xanax (3 mg a day) and it was a miracle for me. Please...
    ... time of it. the short acting benzos like ativan and xanax are the hardest to taper off of because of their short...
    ... Heather Ashton's taper method where i am tapering off of xanax , onto valium and then doing a slow valium taper. So ... well. I took 0.5 mg 3Xday and 2.0 mg at bedtime of xanax and now am down to only 0.5 at bedtime. The next 2...
    ... called "momma's little helpers". My sister takes Xanax whenever she gets "upset" and feels she doesn't abuse...