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  1. Alcoholics Anyone?
    ... way I was able to cut down on alcohol was to take a xanax for nerves. I know this is not the way to do it, ... completely off the alcohol, I want to wean off of the xanax . Actually, when alcoholics are in the hospital...

  2. Newcome needs advice
    ... did nothing for me. Neither did benzos. I took 10 Xanax one night. I didn't even feel them. The thing is...
    ... prescribed for sleep. It's not very addictive like Xanax . So I feel okay taking it for a few days. Of course...

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  4. Opiates vs benzos vs antidepressant
    ... with angry bursts??!?!?!?! That is when they added xanax to the cocktail. It just makes me sleep. I usually...
    ... me feel like a robot - no emotion. I was also on Xanax for about a year and a half for anxiety and it made...
    ... me feel like a robot - no emotion. I was also on Xanax for about a year and a half for anxiety and it made...
    ... experience with them. Oh yeah, as far as valium and xanax , i have never been prescribed them but, shame on me...

  5. I Need Advice---
    ... the old time benzos but i know for a fact she takes xanax and trazadone. Those are just a couple of the meds...

  6. Back in the same spot... help
    ... methods of helping themself through it. a friend said xanax , helps make you sleep... what about muscle relaxers...
    ... or ease the pain-- and get off of it myself. xanax works for sleep? what about flexeril, the muscle relax...
    ... Gangster!!!! How are you doing today??? I use the xanax for the anxiety/no sleep issues. It seems to level...
    ... in the hospital help? a friend is giving me a few xanax pills, .5's i havent taken any of them in long, never...

  7. Getting addicted to my meds
    ... It's quite obvious that I'm getting addicted to my xanax and some other drugs...I have meds for migraine headaches...
    ... If you are taking a fairly large amount of Xanax then you'll DEFINITELY need medical detox if you want ... quit them. There is an online benzo tapering method( Xanax is a benzo). This tapering method involves switching ... from Xanax to Valium then tapering the dose SLOWLY. It is a ... brutal way to quit Xanax but it works for many. The problem with Xanax and ... benzos is that you "hit tolerance" then you need more Xanax to get that "calming feeling". It is nasty stuff...
    ... curious. You said that you are getting addicted to your xanax and other pills. I am curious as i have no real knowledge ... or experience with xanax , i was just wondering what is the feeling like that ... you get when you take the xanax ? I have seen so many people on here that are or have...
    ... the very slowed-down, sedative effects of drugs like Xanax ...unless I was going to bed! (And that's definitely...
    ... for help. Maybe I shouldn't ask but how does the xanax make you feel? What dose are you on? How long etc...
    ... drug is just fine, but then he's got me on 4mgs of xanax a day...we started out on low dosages of both, but ... to where I was before. I try to wean back on the xanax , but then my eyes feel like they are darting back ... hands shake pretty bad...if I go too long without the xanax I get headaches, chills...it pretty much feels like ... the flu...but I'm determined to get away from the xanax ...I believe it's just making matters worse. On top ... especially at night so I can fall asleep easily...the xanax doesn't make me too drousy, but the pain killers sure ... now...as of today...I'm trying to only take 3mgs of xanax a day for awhile and see how I do...oh yeah, my doc...

  8. Think I am addicted to Lorsapam ?
    ... I'm trying to quit drinking, so I started a little Xanax the evening for the anxiety. Xanax helps me sleep...

  9. Please help with vicodin addiction
    ... one last question..... My husband has a script for Xanax . Will that help me with the anxiety feelings? Don...
    ... Skooter, Yes the xanax would probably help you out, like you said as a last ... possible dose that will help you, I say this because xanax is highly addictive and is in the Benzo class of drugs...
    ... made it thru. I ended up HAVING to take 1/2 of a 5mg xanax so I could finish out my shift. It was "senior day...
    ... doing Marilyn Oh and do be careful with the xanax ........it's a whole different WD, it can be very dangerous...

  10. 7 days
    ... move in w/her mother???? He is sick too, he has a xanax and pain pill addiction. But who am i to talk???...

  11. Detox from Hydrocodone in a Psych Ward
    ... Detox from Hyrdrocodone & Xanax in Psych Ward Experience Background: Started ... not only detox me from the hydrocodone, but also the xanax . WHOA. I was very upset by this as I had been taking ... Xanax for years (via valid prescription) and felt that I...
    ... ward for the same thing ( detox from hyrocodene and xanax ) I too felt like what the hell am I doing here thinking...
    ... me and i have 3 childrenDetox from Hyrdrocodone & Xanax in Psych Ward Experience Background: Started ... not only detox me from the hydrocodone, but also the xanax . WHOA. I was very upset by this as I had been taking ... Xanax for years (via valid prescription) and felt that I...

  12. morphine w/d need answers
    ... much less walk I need sleep just wont happen have xanax will those help. Not att all prepared for this s*...
    ... died from kicking opiates but it is pretty rare. The xanax might help but you don't need to take it for an extended ... manage a hot bath that will help. Don't overdo the xanax in order to get relief. You may want to take one...
    ... but be careful. Don't over do it. Careful with the xanax too, you need some immodium if you are having the ... ice cubes, you can't dehydrate right now. Vikes and xanax should take the edge off. I haven't heard of too...
    ... logging off for today (kid's basketball game). Save the Xanax for tonight (or better yet, take the above advice...
    ... it is used for pain and for heroin addiction) and xanax . My husband used ultracet, Aleve and xanax to sleep...
    ... take the xanax for the leg twitching. you can do this. you have already...
    ... remove it. About 6 years ago I started taking xanax and I wish I never had. I take 3.5 mg a day and I ... them from the beginning. Now I am hooked on percs, xanax , tramadol. But I take the last 2 as directed. I didn ... people abused tramadol until I read a thread here, and xanax just puts me to sleep if I take too many. I also was...
    ... multi-vitamin in the morning, and if you are using Xanax or other "taper drugs" then these need to be discontinued ... . The Xanax (a benzodiazepine) can become a crutch that turns into ... sleep will not kill you and if you can go without the Xanax then you'll heal quicker. Watch that stuff because ... it is deadly. People die from Xanax withdrawal(usually big doses cold-turkeyed) but many...
    ... the whole day w/o a single drug not even nicotine no xanax no vics nothing ever again ive made a silent promise...

  13. This blasted ultram
    ... addiction that did it to me though. i was addicted to xanax . i lost my job 1 1/2 years ago. i was still on xanax...
    ... lol. i was better than this before i started taking xanax . now, the reasons i started taking them just tripled...
    ... bit. Saw my psych doc yesterday. He said all the xanax & klonopin I was popping at random while in pain, ... me in withdrawal from those!!!!! He lowered the xanax , but put me on a regular schedule of it now & said ... he's going to put me on a taper schedule from the xanax & klonpin, but says I need to stabilize out, since...
    ... getting off of it, my doc put me on high doses of xanax to help me thru it, and NOW I am having to withdraw ... from the xanax . My life has been a mess for months. I was on the...
    ... replying BH, my sloshing feeling may be from the w/d's of xanax . All these meds sure mess with our minds & bodies...
    ... send. Marty, since it's not like a benzo (valium, xanax etc) or an anti-depressant, but more of an opium drug ... to help & support you. I also had to wean off of xanax , which is no picnic either. I had to go on that to ... ultram, only because of my back pain, without the xanax to keep me somewhat calm, my back was going into spasm...
    ... after being on a med like this, I'm also fighting the xanax w/d which also affects the brain, and the doc told...

  14. Fresh Out of Treatment and Scared
    ... all. i know how you feel. i my self was addicted to xanax . it's so hard. i still don't have a completely clear...

  15. When Will Palpitations End!!!
    ... the tests for my heart and blood work the dr gave me xanax with the promise it would only be taken in extreme ... worked for me for over 20 yrs. I do not take even 1 xanax a month but just to know I have something to calm ... Gp knows that its anxiety and he trust me with the xanax . Now if its severe enough to have to take 3 or 4 a...

  16. GOD please someone help me.
    ... i can totally relate. i bet i tried to stop taking xanax 10 times before i actually stopped. don't give up...

  17. question,please help
    ... i used xanax for about 3 1/2 years. i have been off of them for ... i love this site. i think it will help me stay off xanax even after my baby's born. thank you guys so much...
    ... pregnancy!!! Also con*****tions for getting off of the Xanax , good job. Take care, Patty...

  18. Just found out I am pregnant w/ Hydro addiction.
    ... works out. i am also 6 months pregnant with a previous xanax addiction. it all works out. good job telling your...

  19. Addiction to Hydro--I can't do this anymore
    ... prescribe valium or a benzo like that(preferrably not xanax but its ok if you only take it for the withdrawal...

  20. 1 week
    ... pure sadness is so overwhelming. I do take a little xanax ..Very little .5 a day. Still have the runs, chills...
    ... depression which didn't involve chemicals. Be wary of the xanax b/c it is easy to become dependent on that stuff and ... or 6 meetings per week. Again, watch out for the xanax ....
    ... just want to be drug free. I will watch out with the xanax , it is not something I take on a regular basis, I...

  21. goin nuts
    ... it has been down hill from there. so i took a 1 mg xanax , split it in 6 pieces, and took one of those. so ... thats like a .16 xanax . i feel horrible about it, but i had to do something ... that really bad? agian, i dont have a problem with xanax , actually i hate them, but i really needed something...
    ... I would not feel bad about the xanax and that really is a small amount. C/T is really ... included, but I don't think it would hurt to take a a xanax here or there to help get you through the worst of ... the withdrawal as long as you are careful. Xanax addiction has some of the worst and most dangerous...
    ... JWF.... xanax is o.k. to take DURING w/d, but after the w/d symptoms ... disappear the xanax should too. Did you notice that while you were out ... anyways! Keep yourself as busy as you can. Take that xanax , don't go overboard though, xanax detox is SCARY!...
    ... i just woke up, but i feel okay right now. that xanax got me through the night pretty good. yeah, i have ... for the replys yall. i will definitly be done with xanax when this ordeal is over, i dont get the bizz from...

  22. Possibility of withdrawls from Xanax...
    ... xanax can cause some of the worst withdrawal symptoms.....
    ... under "Anxiety". I am trying to wean myself off of Xanax and am actually going to a doctor tomorrow to get ... kind of guided weaning as I will need, or anyone on Xanax . I have never heard of a doctor suggesting you snort ... Xanax , so I am going to go out on a limb here and say that ... tell them what you have been doing or b) perhaps this Xanax is not prescription. Any worthwhile doctor just wants...
    ... other drugs too before or in the combination with Xanax ? I REALLY encourage you to fess up with your family...
    ... It is very bad to go from using to cold turkey and xanax can be a very bad withdrawal - I know you are underage...
    ... I am a very long-term, low dose xanax user and was horrified to learn that using xanax can...
    ... i went through the same thing. i used xanax for about 3 years. hardest thing i have ever ever ... though because im pregnant. heard horrible things about xanax use and pregnancy. not taking any chances. but, just...
    ... I had been taking xanax just for sleep problems for 20+ years. I've not had ... without them?? Why wouldn't you just return to the pre- xanax insomnia state again? Why wouldn't you find yourself...
    ... i took xanax other than to sleep. i took them for everything. i...
    ... Hey everyone, I have beeen on a prescription for xanax for 9 months now.This consist of 3, 2mg. tablets a ... the weening process.Wish me luck, last time I was on xanax , I was behind the weel of my truck on IH-35 in Texas...

  23. off hydro now depression need advise....
    ... am 5 days completly clean just my 100mg zoloft, and xanax for a little anxiety. BUT I have been feeling really...
    ... am 5 days completly clean just my 100mg zoloft, and xanax for a little anxiety. BUT I have been feeling really ... advise for me. Stacey I can tell you that the xanax you are taking is head and shoulders more dangerous...
    ... AND XANAX ??!?! i missed that for some reason. I would be REALLY ... careful with xanax . You are just mixing too many meds here, i really...

  24. I am finally letting him go.....
    ... saturday night, NO ANXIETY>, this week i had to take xanax every night he was around. He says i can't blame...

  25. xanax
    ... Heather Aston. All you ever wanted to know about Xanax and that class of drugs. That should answer all your...
    ... supposed to be the best way. Abrupt cold turkey of xanax will throw your nervous system into a funk and seizures...
    ... supposed to be the best way. Abrupt cold turkey of xanax will throw your nervous system into a funk and seizures ... check out the manual , but I dont intend to stop my xanax by no means LOL my nerves are way too bad to stop...

  26. Exit time for Xanax
    ... with Benzo withdrawals (like xanax ) it is VERY important to ween yourself off slowly...
    ... analysis test was positive for benzos. I had been taking xanax . After staying clean for 8 days, it still tested positive...
    ... of-pocket. I currently just take 1/2 of a .25 mg Xanax around bedtime. when it seems the anxiety hits me ... kicks in. So I was up at 3 and took another half of a Xanax just to prevent my self from puking and being up all ... reactions to every medication I have ever tried to replace Xanax ( Paxil, Wellbutrin, Amitrypt.....ahhh however that ... option of going on new SSRI stuff or just....stopping Xanax when these 20 pills are gone. I had actually thought...
    ... exception to the rule but here is my story. I took Xanax pretty regularly for the past 8 years. I have never ... the rule but there are so many horror stories about Xanax I thought you might want to hear one that wasn’t...
    ... is the most important post you will read. I was on xanax for a few months and decided to quit. I had heard ... because my body handles drugs well and it seemed like xanax was so mild. i took my las pill(1mg) on a sunday ... completely get my memory back. i learned in rehab that xanax withdrawal kills more people than withdrawal from...
    ... It's a little sedating and has an effect similar to xanax itself. I can't remember the exact dosages. I was ... doctor. I know some people who tried to get off of xanax by taking valium and believe or not...they got hooked...

  27. My addiction,my recovery,my Buprenex Q.?
    ... 150 amps of Buprenex .3mg/ml, 90 Soma, and 90 2mg Xanax . The doctor had given me a schedule on how to take ... opioids to make the feeling go away. I found that the Xanax helps tremendously; I’ve been taking .25 mg only ... to all of you is, is this normal? I still take the Xanax as needed never taking more than .75 mg a day and ... withdrawal? Can it be I’m becoming dependent on the Xanax at this low does and infrequency of taking them (yes ... I know Xanax are very addictive)? When I do take the Xanax I only ... go away. I do not want to start a new habit with Xanax because of this. Thanks. Aside from this...
    ... up the good work! Try to take it easy with the xanax like you mentioned. Let your body find it's natural ... sleeping pattern. It WILL do it...The xanax may make you feel like you are getting a good nights...
    ... quit a few months ago. I am up at 3 a.m.!!!! I take xanax , and it still doesn't help much. It does help with...
    ... detox I locked myself in my room took small amounts of Xanax , made myself as comfortable as possible and listened ... a dose schedule, a script for Buprenex, Soma, and Xanax and said have a nice day. I haven’t heard from ... GREAT JOB!!!! Mike, I know what you mean about the Xanax and sleeping. I don’t take the Xanax everyday but ... have no choice but to take it. Sometimes instead of Xanax I’ll take either Kava Kava or Valerian. For anyone...

  28. Day One
    ... are going. Oh, one more question. I have some xanax that i planned to use if the anxiety/insomnia really ... gets to me, will this be ok? Potential abuse of xanax is not going to be a problem as i dont really like...
    ... mild GI symptoms, . If you do decide on taking the xanax try out .25 mg. Xanax is a shorter acting benzo than ... falling asleep for like 10 days. Don't be taking the xanax every day you can't sleep. You need to establish your...
    ... sleep last night at around 3am with the help up .25mg xanax . I was still waking up every half hour or so and it...
    ... night of weird anxiety-filled half-sleep. I took .5mg xanax before i went to bed. If it hadn't been for that,...
    ... half-sleep last night. If it hadn't been for the .5mg xanax i dont think i would have slept. I'm feeling about...

  29. I relapsed...feeling bad
    ... because I didn't do my drug of choice and just took a xanax to sleep one night. But I know that if I told any...

  30. Doctors are no help I am mad
    ... med might be your best-bet for a while. Me, I hate Xanax , Valium and all those benzos. I have taken them while...

  31. Heart palpitations?
    ... lesson. Are you on any anti-anxiety meds??? I am on xanax , but can usually work thru those attacks without taking...

  32. sleep patterns post opiate withdrawal
    ... you tried tylenol p.m.....it works for some. I use xanax at night and i STILL couldn't sleep. Are you getting...

  33. Xanax withdrawal?
    ... had the flu...if you were having withdrawals from xanax they would have lasted longer than 12 hours and it ... doesn't seem like you were taking the xanax for that long to have withdrawals from them. everyone...
    ... to say... doesnt sound like you've been on the xanax long enough to suffer from any kind of symptoms. if...
    ... withdrawal. If you'd like to read a fascinating piece on xanax and the family of drug it belongs to I strongly recommend...

  34. Oxycontin is BAD
    ... soft touch, to go see a Dr for scrirts of Lortab and xanax . I spent several years doing that after a couple of...

  35. Too much Ultram or Lortab wd? I feel so sick. Please help.
    ... doctor who gave me Lortab 7.5 and first Valium, then Xanax to help with sleep. BUT after getting up to taking...

  36. Requiem For A Dream
    ... to 4 mgs a day...I've also almost completely quit xanax ....no Seroquel! peace...

  37. First time talking about this, would like to give and receive support.
    ... to support my condition. I am also on Effexor and Xanax . The Effexor doesn't do crap for my depression. ... I've been on Xanax for 6 years now due to severe anxiety and I am finding ... They wore off around 6 pm so I began to down the xanax s. I ended up taking 5 mgs and felt a beautiful euphoria...
    ... him about taking pain meds? Since you are taking xanax and an antidepressant, I assume a psyychiatrist in ... important, if you are having problems where you take xanax for anxiety and then add in coke and painkillers-...
    ... even had the desire to take them. I was prescribed Xanax , geez, probably 6 years ago or more for a panic disorder...
    ... this message board. I'm more concerned with your xanax habit than the opiates. This can be dangerous to stop...

  38. hello my friend philster2003
    ... story short, I found a doctor willing to prescibe Xanax and Lortab for me. I have been taking these cautiously...

  39. hello
    ... taper with my doc's help, he gave me Klonipin and Xanax to help with the jitters and I just used an over the...

  40. Does anyone hear from Rosie anymore??
    ... seizure--I was taking Wellbutrin and had run out of xanax (at the time, I was taking only a small amount and ... have always been on the soapbox about the evils of xanax and Wellbutrin--oh well. I am curious about the relationsh...

  41. Help with withdrawls
    ... well and eating good. I have given them each one xanax each day. it has been 48hrs plus...is the worse yet...
    ... I am sure the xanax is helping quite a bit. I quit cold turkey last Monday...

  42. another withdrawl question
    ... wondering if any of you have tapered from the oxy and xanax at the same time. That is what I am facing....
    ... common w/d symptom. I havent ever been addicted to xanax so i cant really help ya there. My DOC was percs and...
    ... legs to name a few. Unfortunately, withdrawal from xanax causes nausea, irritibility, etc...at least it did...
    ... wondering if any of you have tapered from the oxy and xanax at the same time. That is what I am facing. ... Hi there ..I was on Xanax(lots of xanax ) for 8 months. I was taking oxy for about a month ... stopped and threw away the last few pills) but I stopped xanax c/t and almost died. My heart was racing.I was so ... have a physical addiction and thought I could stop xanax c/t and smoking too. Woah the worst mistake I ever ... made.So if you are stopping xanax after taking lots of them, then I recommend you tell...
    ... Detoxing at home when Xanax is involved is VERY DANGEROUS. Please get some medical ... with this. Seizures and death are not uncommon with Xanax withdrawal. Please get a doctor to monitor you....
    ... ago, but i just came across it. i was addicted to xanax over 6 months ago. i had used for 3 years. i also...

  43. Struggling
    ... relapsed (again! YAY) and went on a bit of a rampage ( xanax , alcohol, cannabis, vicodin at 11:00 AM one day, which...

  44. trying to learn what I might expect when I withdrawl
    ... from anticipatory anxiety. And I have been using xanax to sleep, increasingly. I haven't reached out medically...

  45. I need to do SOMETHING
    ... not need antidepessants............already take xanax for panic attack disorder...........OH BOY I AM A...

  46. day 7 - no percocets
    ... previuos days i have ended up taking ambien or a .25mg xanax at bedtime to help me sleep, but they havent really ... without going to sleep, so i got up and took a .25 xanax . im not really worried about getting addicted to ... xanax , b/c i HATE them, and im just taking a small amount...

  47. day 5 - no percocets
    ... way i slept when i going thru percocet w/d was with xanax . A friend of mine didn't sleep for like close to...

  48. Need Help w/ Xanax...Please!
    ... another healthcare Provider.She Has Had Me on 1 mgm of Xanax 3 times per day for 2 1/2 yrs. now!..Not To mention ... with. But, there is no way i can wean myself off of xanax in 30 days!!!!!!.I dont know what im gonna do!!!!...
    ... deal w/ the lack of pain meds but i know i cant w/ no xanax .......If anyone else knows where i may stand leagley...

  49. first time..a bit of a rant
    ... could mend my nose. Then I started to have to take xanax and valium and ambien to come down so I could level...

  50. I can't sleep without my pills - going nuts!
    ... start taking the benzos again. I would switch from xanax to klonopin to valium to avoid getting addicted, I...
    ... readdiction. I was in rehab years ago to come off of xanax (and other stuff!) This is a safe alternative. Hope...

  51. Afraid to quit...
    ... attacks for about 17 years. I was on various AD's and xanax for a while, then quit them all cold turkey about...

  52. Tramadol Advice
    ... a year to begin to feel normal after my detox with xanax 16 years ago! I need to remember the horror of that...

  53. Is xanax actually addicting?
    ... xanax is extremely addicting and a real nightmare when you...
    ... to detox for 7 days and was really taking alot of xanax , I had no problem, but, I was on detox meds for alcohol...
    ... Xanax is very addicting and is very dangerous. Doctors ... As for benzos...valium is the safest of them all. Xanax has a half-life that is very short....that is why...
    ... life, like zolpidem, and they are not as abused as xanax . The truth is that it is still unknown how exactly ... WD at all. In my experience i find that quitin xanax its not a really hard thing to do. Id just change...
    ... I used to take Xanax for panic disorder for years and it took me months ... control the attacks so it made it easier to get off the Xanax . Xanax is extremely addicting and I am surprised...
    ... Yes,it is very addicting.I was addicted to xanax for 2 years off and on.I would lie to get them from...
    ... once and again, i will repeat, xanax is not addictive to EVERYBODY, it MAY have wd syntomes ... this thread and freak out if theyre prescribed with xanax when maybe they dont have to worry about it and complete...
    ... you need to be carefully monitored by a doctor.NO, Xanax may not be addictive to EVERYBODY,but it DOES cause ... take it ONLY when needed.No, not every one that takes Xanax or other benzo's becomes addicted or develops a dependancy...
    ... I used to take Xanax for panic disorder for years and it took me months ... control the attacks so it made it easier to get off the Xanax . Xanax is extremely addicting and I am surprised...

  54. Need Sub. help/advice!
    ... and better all the time. I have also discontinued xanax down to 1mg and this week begin the conversion to...

  55. The Twins --with hope, relief--and some fear--have a Suboxone Doctor's Appt. Tuesday
    ... do it's something non-benzo.I'm ready to quit the xanax as well,but have to wait for my MD to finish reading...
    ... clean and sober (now 16 years ... OMG!) :) was for xanax not opiates which was really my first love and DOC...

  56. Question for anyone that can help me??
    ... the jerking of the legs to a bare minimum. I use xanax , but we all know where that can lead us....stick with...

  57. Feeling absolutely horrid
    ... opiates in pill form and plenty of scotch. Daily Xanax as a chaser! But AA welcomed me with open arms...

  58. Question for long term sub users..?..?..?
    ... when I don't feel well. Also,I think I took my xanax further apart than usual...I feel like I need it less...
    ... sick thing hopefully it is not the sub. As far as the xanax goes I never got sick from not taking it or waiting...
    ... change over from hydro to sub.. I would take the xanax a lil later in the day..apart from the sub.. Maybe...
    ... I don't understand why your doc is prescribing xanax and suboxone at the same time, this is a dangerous...

  59. Pat 88 you there?
    ... the day when you stop the drinking and taking the xanax . I really think that is just prolonging your pain...

  60. To Sarandipity
    ... with substance abuse problems. He likes his beer and xanax bars and at one point was pretty strung out on crys...

  61. Anyone?
    ... some more discomfort when you put down the booze and xanax ....but it won't be as bad as what you have gone thru...
    ... HELPFUL i also know i got 10 days no vics 11 really xanax im not really taking sometimes to sleep but im not...

  62. Xanax & Suboxone
    ... suboxone experience, I will try and help you with the xanax . DO NOT STOP XANAX COLD TURKEY. You have to very slowly ... wd symptoms I had were mental and they are tough. Xanax is very strong. You have to slowly wean off and I ... doc about switching to valium and taper off of it. Xanax is very short lasting. I remember I would go into ... taper but you will probably have to wean your dose of xanax down a little before you switch. This is just my experience ... with Xanax and Valium and I am sure you will get plenty of good...
    ... DITTO to everything murph just said. I've been on Xanax for about ohh...4 years?? 1/2-1.5 mgs/day for almost ... the entire time. I started taking xanax to stop panic/OCD attacks.I only "abused" it for a ... told the detox that I had no intention of quitting xanax ,as after a lifetime of trying other anti-anxiety meds ... from keeping records that my amount is 1.25mgs of xanax per day. For example,yesterday I only took .75mgs ... woke up in full panic mode this AM...the half life of xanax is the shortest of almost any of the benzos so Mr ... amount in a graduated fashion.Chipping eenths off of a xanax isn't really precise. She has a conversion chart ... and each 1mg of xanax =20mgs valium(double check me on that one)....anyways ... the manual and switch me over starting next week.The xanax still works,but after reading her deal,I think I'd...
    ... should have little to no problem at all weaning off the xanax over a period of a month or so if that is what you ... brings withdrawal into play. the negative aspect of xanax is something to be aware of but not something to be ... feared. i do feel that xanax is not something that is to be used indefinitely though...
    ... People have gotten addicted to Xanax and other benzos in a manner of a few months. I was...

  63. PAT88 you there?
    ... heard she is in recovery from alcohol and possibly xanax ive been thinking of opening up to her i believe she...

  64. Confused need help
    ... i used ultram 1 per day none in the last 2 days, xanax 2per day dont know that its helping and alot of canadian...
    ... about stopping the alchohol and slowing down on the xanax . Those 2 things might be doing more harm than good...
    ... with Pat....no more drinking and slow down on the xanax . Xanax can be a depressant and so can the drinking ... see what you feel like "drug-free". I would do the xanax only at night for sleep. Your state of mind is EVERYTHING...
    ... time to talk about how the alchohol combined with the xanax , will also contribute to this strange disorientation ... Please try to at least stop the drinking...and take the xanax only for bad bouts of anxiety. You will probably still...
    ... days no vics took 6 ultram though those first days Xanax does not seem to be helping but the whiskey does and...
    ... ll be brutally honest with you....the drinking and xanax are making things worse. Your best thinking got you...

  65. Support
    ... into wds and i feel like crap i have a limited # of xanax to help ( but there will be no refills) and ive had...
    ... yourself to do things is good for you as well. When the xanax runs out, Julie....try some herbal stuff like Kava...

  66. Addiction
    ... them if you have them. a valium or two or a couple xanax thruout the day will also improve the situation as...

  67. oxycontin withdrawl
    ... not to go to your doctor for help. if you can get xanax or valium or klonopin it would help lessen the agony...

  68. how much longer?
    ... since my last vicodin i have used 5 ultram and 15 xanax and some canadian club 9 i know not a wise decision...

  69. Hello Windysan..Question??????
    ... Hello windysan!! Are you saying that ativan,klonopin, xanax are worse than valium?[/SIZE] I swiped this off of ... I noticed that as soon as I stopped hydro,my xanax intake dropped to about 1.25 mgs a day,but it never ... implying/saying that Valium is easier to kick than xanax ?????? My Md is pretty cool,and would probably ... making me drowsy at the dose that stops the attack... xanax doesn't make me sleepy at .5 mgs..valium does at 10mg...
    ... time b4 detox. They took me from 4mgs a day of xanax plus 60mgs restoril..to ZERO.... They could have ... ahhhhh..Anyways So if I'm at 1.25mg a day of xanax ,I should start my taper at 25mgs of valium/day???...

  70. Is there anyone awake right now?
    ... I couldn't be more relaxed...I have taken 9 xanax to try and sleep. I have a doctor apt. tomorrow, but...

  71. Newbie: some ? about my detox
    ... medication and have been put on wellbutrin as well as xanax for my serious anxiety caused mostly from my addiction ... the problems it has caused, however the script for xanax is 20 pills with 2 refills just to get me through ... each day since i stopped the vics also have had some xanax and have used some alcohol not my doc either my ?...
    ... think that ultram is going to help with the WD's.The xanax will help you stay in your skin. That seems kind...

  72. New To Suboxone
    ... relatively normally.I'm also trying to taper down my xanax use(I'm don to 1-1.5mgs a day) so sometime it's hard...

  73. Are there any non addictive anti anxiety drugs?
    ... really "grab" you. I had to go to rehab to get off xanax ... that was 16 years ago! Hope this helps. :)...
    ... I had a friend who cold turkey'd xanax ...against my advice. But she was abusing them for...

  74. Getting off Hydro...depression
    ... never done a stint this long. I'm already addicted to xanax . But thats anti anxiety. Any input would be appreciated...

  75. switching from sub back to hydro? octomon? anybody?
    ... out,couldn't sit still ,focus)..had to take I mg of xanax just to function,almost cried I was so scared took...