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  1. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... hi, sorry about your situation. Xanax is a short half-life drug in the benzodiazepine family ... Guidelines suggest that to lessen the risks of detox from Xanax and to lessen its harsh WDs a person is wise to do...
    ... sick and miserable. He now swears he will NEVER take Xanax again. Well, we will see. the withdrawals can be bad...
    ... she's actually been good for him. I am sooo against Xanax I can't describe it. I hate it ....and you and he...
    ... 1st thing out of the lawyers mouth...was he taking Xanax ?? he said he has several clients who have had seizures...
    ... 1st thing out of the lawyers mouth...was he taking Xanax ?? he said he has several clients who have had seizures ... the Tylenol did it. Withdrawals from benzos like Xanax are like electrical storms in the brain....benzos...
    ... admitted to the nurse that his drug of preference was Xanax and then he admitted to me that the seizure was from ... the xanax withdrawals and even in a couple of letters I got...
    ... benzo trader. She is so hysterical when she's off xanax that I am afraid of her. She calls us and wakes us...
    ... benzo trader. She is so hysterical when she's off xanax that I am afraid of her. She calls us and wakes us...
    ... admitted to the nurse that his drug of preference was Xanax and then he admitted to me that the seizure was from ... the xanax withdrawals and even in a couple of letters I got...
    ... concerns me: she doesn't WANT to work OR to stop the xanax . She "adjusts" to being left by boyfriends by taking...
    ... sorry for you(and her!). I firmly believe it's the Xanax ; downers will just make people worth nothing and have...
    ... on crack last year when her BF left. Now she's on xanax and maybe meth. This all started at age 15 with pot...
    ... well if I am right...I dont think the Xanax would show up on a regular drug test...now if they ... Maybe you could start printing off tid bits of info on Xanax and what it does to your body...I did this with my...
    ... Xanax doesn't stay in urine long...a couple days, unless...
    ... withdrawels and let me tell you they are not fun i was on xanax 1 mg 4 times a day for 2 years and went cold tirkey...

  2. addicted to clonazepam
    ... died. I had no idea years later when I CT'd from Xanax that Xanax and Valium were from the same family of ... and in further online research fully realized that Xanax and Valium are the same drug family. So stupid not...

  3. looking for help
    ... help him beat this addiction he has to alcohol and xanax . I want to help him as much as I can, but I some times...

  4. :dizzy:drugs made me loopy 32 yrs
    ... when you dont take any substances....i fought with a xanax problem getting of the methadone...substituition doesnt...
    ... i fought with a xanax problem getting of the methadone...substituition doesnt ... come around.... Chef, I can relate...went through xanax detox myself....very scarey s**t for sure....actually...

  5. mixing booze with benzos
    ... My friend died mixing alcohol and xanax . Neither level was extremelly high but the combination...

  6. Is this a decent taper plan?
    ... much of her research work regarding benzodiazepines ( Xanax , Valium, etc.). Just type her name and the word withdrawal ... a family death and being placed on and retained on Xanax too long:( Elizabeth, no one was more terrified...

  7. I relapsed, on Opiates and Ambien-need advice- outpatient Suboxone Treatment
    ... bottom line as I learned it when I was detoxing from xanax - (talk about a nightmare!!) All we need is to have...

  8. quiting vicodin right now! here goes
    ... restorill, halcion valium, ativan, klonipin, librium, xanax ...all those medicines from hell. That was my first...

  9. Questions about Benzo's: HELP PLEASE
    ... Recovering opiate addict - 22 Days clean. I have been on xanax 1mg 4x's a day, it helped with my anxiety, but caused...
    ... Christy - I have been on Xanax as needed for about 3 years, so I am taking a much...
    ... subsequently killed in car crash and I was placed on Xanax ....I naively had NO clue it is even related to the...
    ... professional at all, just a fellow addict. I took Xanax 1mg x3/day, then was switched to clonepan to lessen...
    ... SYMPTOM OF BENZO WD (???) When my doctor placed me on Xanax after my mother's death, I was on it for about 6-9 ... tolerance dependency and decided to just not list the Xanax as a medication I was taking when admitted...thought ... and decided to take the edge off things by resuming Xanax for just a day or two to help me sleep......all symptoms ... panic attacks and her doctor had placed her on.... XANAX !!! I researched every message board online I could...

  10. Immodium AD? and upadate
    ... fears is very normal. I have detoxed from Vicodin, Xanax , and Tramadol. The Xanax detox was by far the worst...

  11. Benzo withdrawal
    ... part of their webaddress. When I home detoxed from Xanax I was helped through the process with the tapering ... impact. I achieved my Benzo detox by switching from Xanax (short half life) to Valium (long half life). My ... agreeing to stay on something IF he would switch me from Xanax to Valium. He was befuddled, like what's the difference...
    ... seizure risks a slow taper is best. When I detoxed from Xanax I did the Valium bridge taper and added Taurine which ... valleys of WD. For those on a short acting benzo like Xanax , converting to a bridge taper long acting benzo like...
    ... and Benzo at same time. First Vicodin, then Benzo ( Xanax ) and then Tramadol---3 different doctors as I was...

  12. Rapid/Ultra-Rapid Detox -- Info?
    ... sleep now that I am off the sub (even with hydro, xanax , ambien and clonidine I feel awful). I am sure that...

  13. In remission. Off Evil Oxy X3 days
    ... HAD ALL OF THE SYMTEMS YOU HAVE. I TOOK 2X KLONAPIN, XANAX , TYLENOLPM,NYQUILL PM(NOT ALL AT ONCE.) HOT BATHS...

  14. Day 2 WD, barely able to type...
    ... shrink gave me some klonopin. I think that is like xanax , which I hve seen on here that it helps with wd. ...

  15. Update from me
    ... would like to add, lately i have been taking very few xanax lately and it seems to help some, like the past 2 ... really tried to get below 2 a day and it seems the xanax has helped. I'm not concerned becoming dependant ... on xanax b/c there was a time in my life where i was taking...

  16. I just need some encouragement....
    ... something like this: Physical wd not so bad, took xanax and ambien to basically knock myself out for the first...
    ... heart pounding out of my chest. I had a good supply of xanax , and taking .25 mg would get rid of that, but I was...

  17. Xanax and anger problems
    ... from hell. He is exactly like tou describe. You see, Xanax affects people differently. Every time he takes the...
    ... Nothing Is There Fault. My Daughter Was Addicted To Xanax Over 3 Years Ago. I Ended Up In The Hospital With ... Keep Getting Hurt.my Daughter Did Go To Rehab For The Xanax Addiction And Was Put On Methadone.well Its 3 Years...
    ... harmed through loved ones who have been addicted to Xanax . While the expressions of your own pain and suffering ... what it is likely doing in their own families. Xanax is in a family of drug types called benzodiazepines ... part of their webaddress. When I home detoxed from Xanax I was helped through the process with the tapering ... self-motivated person to successfully self-detox from Xanax . From your description of your b/f he does not perceive...
    ... in my son. I used to wonder how people could take Xanax and become violent and mean, because it's supposed...
    ... and every single symptom of someone who "can't" take Xanax fit him. Drinking with Xanax, which he does, is a ... old, handsome, sweet boy, overdosed 4 months ago on Xanax and alcohol and weed. His parents found him in the ... he is drinking alcohol and smkoing weed and doing XANAX behind his parent's backs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... and he is almost nonexistant and he still does the Xanax !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now if that doesn't wake you up, I...
    ... he does...You would be surprised that people taking Xanax don't know the dangers. It might be a good idea to...
    ... the jail is no place to go cold turkey. Stopping Xanax cold turkey can throw you into seizures and you can ... better let the jail adminstrator know he is addicted to Xanax so they can alert the medical staff, if you can call ... been flowing all day............look on the web under xanax withdrawals.....you will be shocked!!!!!!! the meanness ... only because he's one of the people who can't take Xanax ...it's like being alergic to them....besides the fact...
    ... a letter is start throwing in tid bits of info on xanax addiction and withdrawals and recovery to see if maybe...

  18. Trying to Cut Down on My Drinking
    ... There are many options to help you wean: xanax , suboxone, etc...these all help you sleep. However...

  19. Been On Norco For 2 Years-need Off
    ... Oops! I didn't know that was in the xanax family. I stand corrected! Shelley, I took xanax...

  20. Drug Imprinting/Memory Re Re~Addiction??
    ... WDs were worse w/it than Vicodin, but not as bad as Xanax ....benzos are THE worst in my opinion/experience....

  21. My Story
    ... and also some Tylenol P.M. I did have a bunch of Xanax , which I hardly took, ( Hey, It wasn't my DOC Right...

  22. Need some Words of Hope
    ... recovery. I am now coming to the end of my 16th day off Xanax . Some of my symptoms are gone and some or still with...
    ... any experience (or knowledge, for that matter) with xanax . .... but 16 DAYS! pat yourself on the back - you...
    ... definitely over the hump mark. I have detoxed off Xanax before so I can relate to what you have gone through ... . Xanax is one of the fast things to become addicted too and ... level of it. When one is detoxing, especially off of Xanax , higher levels of anything is necessary in order to...

  23. Another Lortab Story
    ... spare the details ). I have also been taking my Rx of Xanax one in the morning one at night it feels like that...
    ... t stay up past midnight though...LOL I never took xanax during the day, even during w/d....maybe a quarter...
    ... recommending it without consulting your own doctor: Rx Xanax 2 .5mgs (1 during the day one at night), 2 Arthritis...
    ... for 12 years or more. He told me he's trying to quit Xanax , and having withdrawls... So now I have that to look ... forward to? I'm on Xanax also, have been for as long as I've been on Lortabs ... Now I'm gonna have to go thru the same thing with Xanax ? or are the withdrawls different? I guess I need to...
    ... craving will pass you will be able to do it. As for the xanax . I have heard the w/d sucks. How much are you taking ... your plate. You can figure a taper plan out for the xanax when the time comes. Focus on what you have already...
    ... antidepressants. I'm only taking a small amount of Xanax to help with anxiety and help me sleep .5mgs 2x a...
    ... myself I plan to keep. My next "detox" will be Xanax next, I've taken 2 a night, sometimes one in the morning...
    ... come-downs", when i was sick and crying. As for the xanax , BE CAREFUL....you are taking very minimal amounts ... that, but i highly doubt from 2 a day. I still take xanax at night. I get extreme night anxiety and have a ... will know what the outcome will be. Well, with the xanax i would drop down at night and eliminate the day-time...
    ... morning will be my 3 week mark. I'm now putting down Xanax /Benzo's. I didn't take any last night, and so far ... haven't followed the thread, what I was taking: 2x Xanax .5mg every night 1-2 hours before bed for 2 years...
    ... Update Kicking Benzo's ( Xanax ): Man... going into day 3... and I crumbled, I ... got so bad this evening I started vomiting, I took 2 Xanax my normal dose 30 minutes later I was fine... all ... taper for SURE! There's no way to quit taking 2-3mg of Xanax a day for 2 years and just quit?! I felt like my body ... it was the combination of quiting smoking and the Xanax at the same time or not, quiting smoking will shoot ... your nerves, and then coming off the Xanax on top of that, heh... well I'm still not smoking...
    ... rare but real. Here is what I learned during my Xanax detox, success with home detox is substantially increased ... if you do a bridge taper with switching from Xanax , a short acting benzo, to Valium, a longer acting ... valleys more tolerable. The shorter half-life of Xanax results in a feeling of being dropped off a cliff...
    ... ..now I'M SCARED!!!! Gosh i think i have been on xanax since my 4 yr old was 6 months old. The doctor prescribes ... much, much weaker breed. I really think it was the xanax w/d that made you puke, i remember about 3 or 4 years ... my book, and i commend you for your efforts on the xanax w/d.......just do a taper, slow and steady will win...
    ... to much in my willpower that I thought I could stop Xanax , not really taking into account the very real changes...
    ... About 4 Days... But I Have Started To Take 1/2 Of A .5 Xanax At Night To Curb My Anxiety From The Pain I Am Having...
    ... off the Hydro's and doing fine, I'm still taking the Xanax (benzo's) and I'm fine with that so far. I've enrolled...
    ... end of Jan. up till now. I also finally got off the Xanax ... go me! I had to ween myself off them, took a couple...

  24. Hey GINA----
    ... going to up the trazadone for w/d week, I also have xanax but I hate xanax, but I will take it for this week ... if I have too, I think I took xanax and trazadone to sleep one nite when I CT'ed last...
    ... working surprisingly... I guess it is similar to xanax or ativan but a little strong and longer lasting....
    ... before bed but will it help for all night??? Should Xanax help that? Yeah Tina, I will ask my doctor about ... upping the traz tonite doesn't work, or should I try xanax and one traz? Gosh I don't know, I am so worried about...
    ... today w/the withdrawals. I would DEFINITELY take a xanax . Gosh that's what they are there for. If you were ... hospital withdrawing I'm sure they would give you xanax or valium for anxiety and to help u sleep. The xanax ... Of course, I'll get chewed out for writing that b/c xanax is so addictive, but just be cool with it. I would...
    ... any teary-eyed movies or soaps today. I would take xanax tonight in fact, what is your dosage....if it is ... consuming opiates....do you understand what i am saying? Xanax WILL help with the creepy crawly skin.....the reason ... on your own without any other substance. You have xanax , which will be your best friend thru out this. Come...
    ... maybe it will help??? I would DEFINITELY take the xanax !!! Most people that approach their doctors for help ... Also, as Deb said, when you decide you don't need the xanax anymore make sure that you taper down off of it. ...

  25. HOME DETOX RESCUE OPTIONS
    ... Coping Options List: 3 times----first with Vicodin, Xanax , and then Tramadol. It has been a year since I last ... universal things as stated on the list. For me the Xanax and the Tramadol detox was far worse and longer than ... am not sure that I would have made it through the Xanax or Tramadol detox without it. I would have likely...
    ... this formula, associated w/3 different medications; Xanax , Vicodin, & Tramadol. It would really be nice if...
    ... lucky you, on xanax , and thanks for warning readers---vs. any benzo or ... method of choice---thank you for stern warnings on xanax (librium, valium, klonopin, ativan, etc.) These common...

  26. One Month Clean Today(Round Two)
    ... actually lost count), you get there. I am off the xanax , ambien, lortab and the occaisional xanax. I was...

  27. Just a suggestion for those looking for a Tapering Regimen>>
    ... benzodiazepine such as Klonopin, Librium, Ativan or Xanax ). Of these, Valium and Klonopin are best suited for ... capsules, making it hard to taper the dose. Ativan or Xanax should only be used if you can't get one of the others...

  28. I feel weak today-need encouragement
    ... during the afternoon, and in the evening i take a xanax before bed.....kinda still reflects me old habits...

  29. PLEASE Somebody, take sometime to read this and help me
    ... benzodiazepine such as Klonopin, Librium, Ativan or Xanax ). Of these, Valium and Klonopin are best suited for ... capsules, making it hard to taper the dose. Ativan or Xanax should only be used if you can't get one of the others ... onsiderably better. (I personnally did not use Valum, Xanax , etc. but used benadryl as a sleep aid. The rest...

  30. GINA 042---Good Morning!
    ... sleep sleep. I never could sleep no matter how much xanax i took. It would put me out for like a half an hour...
    ... pain and the runs....at that point take a 1/2 of a xanax and immodium and try to go back to sleep. Remember ... chills, runs, cold symptoms, sweats, etc. Do you take xanax anyway? I am prescribed 1 4x a day but only take...
    ... sleep last night....DID you sleep...i am sure with xanax you caught a few zzzzzzz's. Is this your first...
    ... be walking around like a zombie. Maybe try the xanax tonight instead of the trazadone.....i wouldn't keep...
    ... be walking around like a zombie. Maybe try the xanax tonight instead of the trazadone.....i wouldn't keep ... going to ask you if you thought maybe to take the xanax instead of the sleep aid. I think I will try that...
    ... Lisa's giving you great advice. I personally took my xanax off the bat on my first few days of withdrawals. I ... am a B**tch on wheels without my sleep, so use your xanax . That's what it's there for! I woke up today with...
    ... I am in to see her. So, I too would be trying the xanax in stead and see if that helps more. Otherwise, you...
    ... made my restless leg even WORSE...so i just stick to xanax ....but i have heard horror stories about that being...
    ... are you?????? Are you ok? I hope you took some xanax and you are getting rest. Your husband sounds like...
    ... I slept like a baby last night although I took a xanax and had a hot bath before bed just incase, but I really...
    ... again tonight, that'll do the trick....as for the xanax , well that is up to you, but falling asleep was always...
    ... discouraging! But I am going to take a hot bath and a xanax and go to bed. Tina, the trazadone is 50mgs but ... Do you think I should try the 100 instead of the xanax to sleep at night? Debbie, stay with me girlfriend...
    ... I've been off pills for 4 days again, and I took a xanax and nothing could stop me from desperately craving...

  31. CT tomorrow from Oxy's??????????????
    ... When do you think I will start with-drawals? I have xanax for anxiety and trazadone for sleep. Any advice will...
    ... John's wort too. And when things get bad, take a xanax and just sleep it off. Lots of hot baths too. ...

  32. vicopofren/hydrocodone
    ... going back to my neuro-muscular and he put me on .5 xanax for restless legs and gave me low dose percocet (2...

  33. Hope For Benzo's User
    ... I have been detoxing from xanax for 9 days now and I actually can say that I never...
    ... I have never taken a xanax, I know Xanax is for anxiety but how do people get addicted to it...
    ... serenity and relief from anxiety until she stopped using xanax . The irony. Hope to hear you all say the same thing...

  34. Advice on quiting hydro
    ... diareah and anxiety usually last? Besides taking xanax or valium, how have some of you dealt with the anxiety...
    ... the diareah and anxiety usually last? Besides taking xanax or valium, how have some of you dealt with the anxiety...
    ... were looking for ways to help it other than valium or xanax . Is there a reason why? Because if you CAN, get...
    ... problem. When I detoxed back in November, I used xanax and ambien a lot for the first 4 days. They seemed ... of the physical stuff. But then I tapered off the xanax and ran out and that's when the anxiety hit sooooo ... my body had become dependant on it and I was having xanax withdrawal or something. I don't know if that was ... but I am afraid that if I do this again with the xanax the same thing will happen, and it's very hard for ... me to function everyday using xanax so taking it to control the anxiety would not be good...
    ... problem. When I detoxed back in November, I used xanax and ambien a lot for the first 4 days. They seemed ... of the physical stuff. But then I tapered off the xanax and ran out and that's when the anxiety hit sooooo ... my body had become dependant on it and I was having xanax withdrawal or something. I don't know if that was ... but I am afraid that if I do this again with the xanax the same thing will happen, and it's very hard for ... me to function everyday using xanax so taking it to control the anxiety would not be good ... expect to feel a bout of rebound anxiety after stopping xanax . Getting clean in itself is a great stress, and when...
    ... I quit this past Sunday, cold turkey, except with xanax , valium and soma. It's been horrid. And Immodium. ... about the suboxone. I would recommend taking as little xanax as necessary and tapering off of that. Also, the Thomas...

  35. Help! Day 4 clean but I'm about to cave!
    ... will be next week. I have trazadone for sleep and xanax for anxiety for the withdrawal time. Thank you...

  36. Help-day 2 sober after YEARS of 20+norcos a day
    ... st. john's wort. And I took them all at once with a xanax . I hate myself so bad. My mom is being sweet, except ... the fear of drug tests. So expect for the taking of xanax and valim these past 3 days, I am pretty damned straight...
    ... I woke up a little groggy from a glass of wine and xanax , but overall feeling better than I have in ages! Let...
    ... chapter ideas. I was able to quick crank, pot, drinking, xanax , crack- wow I sound like a major addict! (Hello mirror...
    ... friggin handful! I needed to be numb. But I took a xanax and went to bed instead. I know it's dangerous- not ... always gravitated to the uppers, not the downers. Xanax /valium put me to sleep. Vicodins/norcos revved me...

  37. zanax wd's-weird smell
    ... locking up on me.(coming up on 5 days, at 12.00 EST. No Xanax ) I wish someone had an idea of how long this torture...
    ... That is exactly why I tell people not to EVER take Xanax .....they are HIGHLY addictive.......and dangerous...

  38. Alcohol withdrawal??
    ... guess this is alcohol withdrawal?. I've been taking Xanax and it helps a little with the anxiety but definately...

  39. Knee Pain From Oc
    ... PROVIGIL 200MG. THAT'S ABOUT IT. I WILL STOP ALL BUT THE XANAX BECAUSE OF AN ANXIETY DISORDER. THE KNEE THING HAS...

  40. Oxycontin and methadone withdrawl..question plz help!!
    ... hot flashes. One of your other responders was right. Xanax helps and stop chewing them. That defeats the purpose...

  41. New to site and need help
    ... Also don't be afraid to use a benzodiazepine like xanax , vailium, klonodin etc... these will take the edge...

  42. 7 days off Opiates -
    ... any type of pain med strictly for the high. Hydros, Xanax , Fentanyl (sp?) Patches (cut and suck the drug out...

  43. New Thought on Vicodin Usage for My Recovery
    ... percs. I seem fine so far just anxiety but I have xanax and trazadone to help me sleep tonite, I hope. What...
    ... percs. I seem fine so far just anxiety but I have xanax and trazadone to help me sleep tonite, I hope. What...

  44. middle aged hydrocodone junkie
    ... today. So far I seem fine except anxiety but I have xanax and trazadone for sleep tonite. So what do you think...
    ... ones last for about 2-3 days, but I never did it with xanax or other sleep aids. They will probably help. ...

  45. Newbie -- Percocet weaning/withdrawal?
    ... cause me to have a panic attack .... you can't take Xanax when you're pregnant. My regular doctor only gave...
    ... Well, I tried to hold off on the Xanax until tonight, but I almost had a panic attack. I ... my baby boy, so my husband told me I *needed* the Xanax , so just take it. After about 40 minutes, I started...

  46. New to board/painkiller addiction
    ... I believe some use an antianxiety med like valium, xanax , or other diazepam, just for a short period to help...

  47. Lorazepam addict
    ... If it is, or if it's in that family (like I know xanax is like diazapam (sp) or something.) That's not my...

  48. Is it possable to have a "bad trip" on alcohol once in awhile?
    ... ..my drug of choice is vicodin. I have an RX for Xanax that I can take whenever...and I never do...therefore...

  49. methadone addict
    ... cold turkey off methadone...I recently got a couple xanax bars for my anxiety and lack of sleep. I know not...

  50. Did something terrible last night
    ... family was napping, I took about 10 Clonidine, and 6 Xanax and washed it down with a glass of wine. I was still...
    ... one that worked. I do have a prescription for the Xanax and when I was going thru w/d, I was having to take ... they make me so tired I can't function. I took what Xanax was left in the bottle and don't plan on refilling...

  51. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms or what?
    ... the last post, I rushed into the kitchen an popped a Xanax (a tranqilizer) and did a whole lot of praying (and...

  52. Tapering down on Butalbital
    ... went to my doctor and fessed up. He gave me low dose Xanax which cut down my horrible anxiety. (Just enough to...

  53. getting clean vs staying clean
    ... orange 8mg a day along with 2-3 10mg ambien and 4mg xanax every night talk about messed up and insanity THATS...

  54. I hit my bottom almost 2 months ago
    ... boyfriend was a doctor, so i was getting vicodin, xanax , valium, diet pills, and pretty much anything I wanted ... percocet 10mg every 8 hrs for breakthrough pain and xanax for anxiety. So, you could say, without doubt ... my boyfriend was a Dr. that prescribed vicodin es, xanax , and diet pills, then I was seeing a pain management ... 40mg every 12 hrs with percocet for breakthrough and xanax for anxiety. I am a small girl, I am only 5'2" 110 ... So, now i was on oxycontin, percocet, vicodin es, xanax , valium, and diet pills....just add some steriods...

  55. Philster - MIA - Where are you??
    ... oxygen for occasional use, two inhalers, potassium, xanax (which is an addiction - whole different issue), nitroglyce...

  56. SusanGene - My Story of Crack Addiction
    ... fact, she always acted like she felt terrific after a xanax induced nap. She'd say, "I took a 3 hr nap and I feel ... The one and only way you feel bad coming 'down from' xanax is Only If you take too many. If you take one or...
    ... to see someone busted for having a valium, lortab, xanax , or other controlled drug in the car - especially...

  57. What's it like when it's over?
    ... might also be that I'm still taking a little bit of Xanax and Clonidine too. Although, I didn't have to take ... anything this morning, but did need half a .25 Xanax this afternoon. This was the first day I didn't need...

  58. Buzz -checking in
    ... a good chance that there might be some sedatives, xanax or valium or something like that. But when I seen...

  59. Day 4...getting a little easier
    ... night. My husband is worried about me taking the Xanax , but I've only had about 3 of the .25's a day. I ... another one. I still have to take the Cl and the Xanax to sleep, though, and even that doesn't help very ... me in the butt later? Am I doing OK taking a few Xanax a day to help me get through this? And lastly(the...

  60. I Need Help.....please Read, Advice, Something!
    ... more)have severe anxiety, cant sleep......do have xanax but hell, thats not a narcotic and have tried that...

  61. Xanax addiction help please.
    ... different from yours. My very basic knowledge about Xanax is that it can be extremely difficult to quit emotionally...
    ... As someone else said, detoxing off Xanax (or any other benzodiazepine for that matter) can...
    ... I detoxed cold turkey off of xanax and it was by far the hardest drug I ever came off...
    ... case of laryngeal reflux) and my doctor prescribed Xanax , 1 mg 3x a day (total of 3 mg/day). Within 2 months ... control with anti-reflux meds, I could tackle the Xanax problem. I first tried weaning myself off of it, and ... out. I went in on a Friday and they took me off of Xanax completely that evening. Instead, they put me on depakote...
    ... being taken advantage of. Five years is a long time on Xanax and it sounds like they are recommending intensive...
    ... to a doctor and get detoxed, the safe way, I was on xanax for anixity and panic disorders and came off cold...
    ... you def. go to inpatient treatment. You have taken Xanax for 5 years, your body is very immune to this drug ... . I took Xanax for only 2 months and I remember coming off of it...
    ... hand knowledge of this. I had been taking 6-8mgs of Xanax for at least a year, illegally buying them off the ... was going to tip over, and all they gave me was more Xanax . At that moment I decided I needed more help than...
    ... drugs for one another alcohol to pills and so on. Xanax does not effect me I only feal it when I need it....
    ... Good for you Confused. I came off of xanax cold turkey and it was a foolish and dangerous thing...

  62. Xanax And Ambien Help Please
    ... Also does Ambien and Xanax withdrawl timelines about the same....
    ... here on the weekends. I really don't know much about Xanax & Ambien withdrawl. I am almost positive Xanax shouldn...
    ... Xanax can cause seizures when stopped cold turkey but that...
    ... Hey rk33, :) You are on a low dose of Xanax . It can be very addictive. But unfortunately you suffer ... from panic attacks. Fortunately Xanax is a drug that works within a short period of time...
    ... Xanax can cause seizures when stopped cold turkey but that...
    ... am feeling more normal. 2 years ago I tapered off Xanax . It is very habit forming and addictive. Make sure...
    ... am feeling more normal. 2 years ago I tapered off Xanax . It is very habit forming and addictive. Make sure...
    ... someone that works in the medical field that comming off Xanax cold turkey without some kind of supervision is very ... make it then someone comming off of a cold turkey Xanax problem..........Benzos are NOTHING to mess with,...
    ... someone that works in the medical field that comming off Xanax cold turkey without some kind of supervision is very ... make it then someone comming off of a cold turkey Xanax problem..........Benzos are NOTHING to mess with,...
    ... Vickyuser :) What do you think about my low dose of Xanax , I have read bad stuff on it. I have taken .25 mg...
    ... :) rk33 - You are on a very, very low dose of Xanax and it probably would be a good idea to take everyother...
    ... :) rk33 - You are on a very, very low dose of Xanax and it probably would be a good idea to take everyother...
    ... bigger trouble. It just seems that I need .25 to .5 of Xanax to get through the day. I somehow have to break that...

  63. I did it !!!!
    ... don't have any trouble sleeping. I do not have any xanax or sleep aids. Maybe I should have gotten a bottle...

  64. time to come clean
    ... because I take so much throughout the day.. zoloft, xanax and then at the night I take more stuff. I like the ... feeling that drugs such as xanax and ambien make me feel. Takes the harshness out of ... Thursday about how much I take during a day (usually 2-3 xanax , some antihistimes, and ambien) I just don't know...

  65. Anyone up for helping me taper?
    ... but much much slower. I have had to be on .5mg of xanax due to the fact that I had seviere anxiety, I mean...

  66. scared
    ... Depakote, Lamictal, Klonopin, and very high doses of Xanax ( 10mgs TR). He even weaned himself off all of those...

  67. I'm new here and I need some help...
    ... *. I'm taking 500 mg Naproxen for the body aches, Xanax for the anxiety, Zoloft, (I wouldn't take it when...
    ... last night. I took the Imodium, Zoloft, Naproxen, Xanax and some left over Phenergan I had. You guys, I...
    ... last night. I took the Imodium, Zoloft, Naproxen, Xanax and some left over Phenergan I had. You guys, I...

  68. Battling my hydro habit
    ... depression all my life--Ive been addicted to crack cocaine, Xanax , etc.--but never for years at a time--when I was young...

  69. Day 5
    ... Be careful with that xanax . Benzos were the hardest most brutal thing I ever...

  70. anyone have any advice...home detox or detox facility?
    ... be necessary. I, myself, am trying to wean from xanax . I'm down to .75 mg a day from 1.5 mg a day. I started...

  71. Back to sobriety - oh how I pray for strength
    ... bottom when I chose to get clean off of Narxcotics and Xanax , but now I think have really hit my bottom. Tonight...

  72. Need Help
    ... from mixing the different drugs & later found that xanax was the main reason for them(was never a big user ... of xanax , just something i would take if i could not get ahold ... them(which i support 1,000%), but she wants to use xanax for help with the WDs....due to my past seizures, ... stop thinking about what happened to me when i took xanax & think about the possibility that she could kick...
    ... on here, the more I come to realize that maybe the xanax wouldn't be bad for her to take. Just sucks that...
    ... from mixing the different drugs & later found that xanax was the main reason for them(was never a big user ... of xanax , just something i would take if i could not get ahold ... them(which i support 1,000%), but she wants to use xanax for help with the WDs....due to my past seizures, ... stop thinking about what happened to me when i took xanax & think about the possibility that she could kick ... find help (DR. would be my advice.) Forget the xanax this and xanax that. You both need to seek help from...
    ... down form a buzz always sucks...right? As for the Xanax .... take the time...to see a doc. Subutex/Suboxone...

  73. Addicts - NA or PA, AA or all three?
    ... toxing off of narcotics in early June, and recently Xanax , I have attended a few AA, NA meetings and a PA meeting ... doped up on 8 narcotics (Vicodin/Norco) and 10mg of Xanax a day. Am I making sense? Need a bit of some...
    ... Hi there.. :) Wow..10 mgs of xanax ..thats hardcore detox..plus opiates.. Congrads on...

  74. Ativan/Lorazepam is a benzo - excuses and confused
    ... since 1995. I recently went inpatient cut cold turkey Xanax with a Serax comedown, come to find out that the second ... fooling myself, detoxing a VERY nasty detox of the benzo Xanax after being on it for over a year and a half (10mg ... ok about it. I am an addict, and the detox off of Xanax was something I never want to do again. I was dizzy ... Narcotic withdrawal was a cakewalk compared to the Xanax kick. Any suggestions/experience/feedback would...
    ... kfly, Giving a person Ativan after detoxing from Xanax & other benzo's sounds just plain wrong. It would ... wean you off? Does he think he took you off of the Xanax too quickly and that is why the Ativan? I would ask...
    ... Well, reading this kinda scares me. I was put on xanax almost a month ago. It works really good. I haven ... put him through the hell that he put me through. Is xanax really that addicting? How long does it take to become...
    ... margarita every night eh?! This doc knew I de-toxed off of Xanax , then goes and gives me Ativan. Yes, I could have ... from my experience, I have become more angry off of Xanax . I get angry quite easy, more just ticked off at the ... and she just gave me 15 with 2 refills. *sigh* The Xanax withdrawal went as expected, I'm still alive so it ... said absolutely NO benzos, so I de-toxed off of the Xanax , the house I'm moving into tomorrow understands my ... would get addicted, first Klonopin, then Ativan, then Xanax was the topper - great med to take the edge off, but ... answer to your question and just my opinion, yes, Xanax is probably the most addicting out of all the benzos ... out there. Just from my eperience again, I started Xanax in Feb 2004, at 1-2mg a day, by June 2005, I was taking ... taking .05-1mg a day. Also, if you read any info on Xanax , it is to be used for short term, not over a year ... techniques to deal with the real reason you are taking Xanax . This society is a pill popping society and it is ... about your fiance. Very sorry. I knew that going off Xanax could possibly cause grand mal seizures as well, so...

  75. Need Info????
    ... would be a reason for him to quit, but now hes wanting Xanax . My husband, his brother and wife want to sit him...