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  1. Dad's addicted to Xanax
    ... My father is addicted to xanax really bad, he took his entire prescription in 4 days ... There are a lot of threads going right now about Xanax . Check them out. I am sure he will either get his...

  2. Alcohol Self Detox w/Xanax
    ... - I can still type pretty well). I took a 1 mg xanax about an hour ago and it helped tremendously. I'm...
    ... 1 mg of Xanax is a lot. May want to cut that in half and dose every ... alcohol detox, but as was said, only for a few days. Xanax is an effective anti-seizure med. Do not drink while...
    ... I thought xanax is an anti-anxiety med?...
    ... I thought xanax is an anti-anxiety med? Hen/egg situation! Generally ... be used for anxiety - as one of the side effects of xanax is anxiety. Much stricter guidelines now on xanax...
    ... everyday like that! Use a very small amount of Xanax as needed for only a few days if you feel you must...
    ... everyday like that! Use a very small amount of Xanax as needed for only a few days if you feel you must...
    ... slowly but surely rather than becoming a player in the Xanax horror show....
    ... turkey, however...but certainly I vote for it over Xanax for sure!...
    ... slowly but surely rather than becoming a player in the Xanax horror show. Of course a wine glass of hard liquor ... if they come off a daily habit of taking 20 .25 mgs Xanax tabs as opposed to 5 1 mg tabs. The issue is alcohol...
    ... if they come off a daily habit of taking 20 .25 mgs Xanax tabs as opposed to 5 1 mg tabs. The issue is alcohol ... to benzos for detox. Now, since he has used the Xanax already, perhaps continuing very small doses may help...
    ... but it depends on the dose. 10mgs Valium = .5 mgs Xanax . Xanax is 20 times more potent, according to Ashton ... doing a crossover and starting a taper, eg. 2 mgs Xanax = 40 mgs Valium. Valium has more metabolites and thus ... essential chemical in the bloodstream. To the contrary, Xanax has a half-life of 4 to 9 hours which creates the...
    ... seizure benefits and is prescribed for such, Ativan and Xanax are more for panic/anxiety, and ones like Restorial ... safely and being careful to avoid getting hooked on Xanax in the process....
    ... seizure benefits and is prescribed for such, Ativan and Xanax are more for panic/anxiety, and ones like Restorial ... safely and being careful to avoid getting hooked on Xanax in the process. Jennita, Internet benzo brain...
    ... is that when the shakes happen, if I take .5 mg of xanax it calms them. When I feel sick to my stomach .5 ... mg of xanax helps me. I'd rather be drugged with benzos which...
    ... is that when the shakes happen, if I take .5 mg of xanax it calms them. When I feel sick to my stomach .5 ... mg of xanax helps me. I'd rather be drugged with benzos which...

  3. Anyone want to hear my rehab story? (alcohol/painkillers)
    ... which acts as a stimulant to help me with the fatigue, Xanax for anxiety, sleep, and I was on Lexapro already....

  4. ?'s about problems after stopping Xanax
    ... that same thing happened to me when I used to take xanax I remember one night I was laying in bed and my arms...

  5. Addicction to Hydrocodone
    ... .you'll just get hooked on something else(valium, xanax or whatever). Stay hydrated. You can take ibuprofen...

  6. xanax question
    ... not trying to scare you just warn you.Benzo's like xanax are dangerous to detox from without the support from...
    ... addiction is to Lortab,but I mentioned that I use Xanax as an aferthought.I had glazed over it during my admissions ... startled to notice that I take up to 4 mgs a day of Xanax as well!! I added them to my Lortab consumption about ... look forward to the tuning out effect of stuff like xanax ,valium......sometimes I just can't deal.I'm very afraid...
    ... Robert, What is the dose of Xanax your are tapering from? And how are you going about ... stimulating effects and very often make benzodiazepine ( Xanax , Valium, Klonopin, Ativan,etc.) withdrawal worse. ... zodiazepine, Valium, and slow tapering from that. .5 mgs of Xanax = 10 mgs of Valium and so forth. But if you are on ... high doses of Xanax a direct switch may be unadvised as Valium is initially...

  7. tramadol question
    ... regulars. The good news is I slowly weaned off Xanax for almost a year, and just went almost 3 weeks without ... any Xanax (but I took about .125 Xanax this morning, because of this other problem): I...

  8. Rehab or home kick??
    ... started making me have anxiety attacks so I added xanax about 2 years ago(to replace valium).I've been using ... the palms of supervisors and bosses with Vics and xanax to keep better jobs,or get hired in the firstplace...

  9. creepy crawly solution!!!
    ... anxious and uptight the first few weeks, so they added xanax to the cocktail and here i sit. It does work for...

  10. Anyone addicted to xanax?
    ... own, boosting the effects of their available benzos ( Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan, Valium, etc.) with alcohol or opiates ... weeks. This should never be done. P.S. 3 mgs of Xanax a day is a lot of dope, equal to 60 mgs of Valium...
    ... addicted yet. I quit after 9 months regular use of Xanax , for three months and had no withdrawal symptoms. ... your doctor asap and tell them you want off of the Xanax . They may support you in stopping cold, but I would...
    ... I had been taking Xanax and other benzo's for the last five years, and abusing ... he also said that Pamalor is as closest thing to Xanax thats not a benzo....
    ... After ten years of taking Xanax on a regular basis, sometimes six, sometimes eight ... want is off and to be able to sleep. Before the Xanax I never had an anxiety attack. I was put on them when ... was still having anxiety attacks so continued the Xanax . I would love to get off of them if only I could sleep...
    ... Betty, What is your plan, rehab? Or getting off the Xanax at home? I can tell you that a quick 7 day or less ... by far. Or if you choose to just come straight off Xanax fast, is risky, but many seem to get away with it ... . I was a Xanax user. Switched to Valium, have cut form 25 mgs down...
    ... of seizure greatly diminish if they exist at all. Xanax has a short half-life. The tapering for me though...
    ... But psychotic breaks, I am sure. I have to pop a Xanax under my tongue and leave the store. I have suggested ... pain is just my body tricking me into taking more Xanax . It used to be my shoulder. I think that old pains ... come back to haunt us when we try to stop Xanax . One day I had to get an MRI and took six. I felt...
    ... But psychotic breaks, I am sure. I have to pop a Xanax under my tongue and leave the store. I have suggested ... pain is just my body tricking me into taking more Xanax . It used to be my shoulder. I think that old pains ... come back to haunt us when we try to stop Xanax . One day I had to get an MRI and took six. I felt ... cold turkeyed. Are you taking anything else besides Xanax ? I really do not think that rehab is the answer ... Apparently you do, seeing you have cut to 2 mgs of Xanax a day and stayed there. In a word, forget these doctors ... during the day. It stays smooth in the system. 2 mgs of Xanax = 40 mgs of Valium. I suggest getting the Ashton Manual ... adjust itself as the drug is gradually removed. But Xanax is by far the toughest benzo to taper. Testimonies...
    ... Xanax has to be the worst drug ever prescribed to the human ... centers with their patients, they would never prescribe Xanax again. If anyone takes it.........STOP!!!!...
    ... Xanax has to be the worst drug ever prescribed to the human ... centers with their patients, they would never prescribe Xanax again. If anyone takes it.........STOP!!!! Sure ... are getting a lot of Xanax people on the board. I was oblivious to the risks...
    ... gave me stress leave for 2 wks, put me on paxil and xanax . After reading all this, I'm afraid to take either...
    ... Sure are getting a lot of Xanax people on the board. I was oblivious to the risks...
    ... gave me stress leave for 2 wks, put me on paxil and xanax . After reading all this, I'm afraid to take either...
    ... were not needed. You may also throw in that you heard Xanax can be addictive... Let them be the doctor while informing...

  11. Hard is life for those who live on for the sake of their loved ones...
    ... for you--and please try not to worry so about your Xanax and Provigil--after your ups and downs, this short...

  12. Wondering
    ... fast-paced world. Half the mothers in my town are on Xanax , just to cope with their own kids, by their own admission...
    ... quitting drugs, automatically assume they will need Xanax or antidepressants to get them through withdrawals...

  13. opiates still kicking my butt........
    ... articulate it very well, was to caution against the use of Xanax -type drugs, which seems prevalent with those struggling ... opiate users and trying to be ex-users end up taking Xanax . I think this has the strong potential of leading...
    ... Can you imagine then having to start tapering off xanax or and anti/d after all that.? Never ending. No...
    ... BTW, I agee with previous posts about not getting Xanax involved in the mix. It becomes really easy to depend...

  14. Michelle
    ... Saturday night! :) (Don't feel comfortable taking the Xanax for sleep issues!) Day 12 though!!!!! I just have...
    ... And I am proud of you for how you are using the xanax . Right now would be the prime time for a real addiction...
    ... already halved that dose) and Neurontin at night (no Xanax in the last three days). I did take about half of...

  15. I need some Advise please respond
    ... not life threatening. If you get hooked on a benzo ( xanax , klonopin, ativan etc) then you cannot c/t - for this...

  16. Neurontin/Benzos....... warnings.
    ... the inducements from a pharma? But the profits from xanax alone are staggering. Myself - I became dependent ... happening now with the benzos. For neurontin - substitute xanax , klonopin......? Legislation is changing in Brussels ... anaesthesia and nothing else. Its now stated that benzos ( xanax , klonopin, ativan etc ) are not suitable drugs for ... CAUSE the problems) This is absolutely the case with xanax , klonopin etc. It is so well documented online and ... medical journals. So often, people who have used xanax , klonopin etc for anxiety, for insomnia ............
    ... of insomnia and anxiety. Staggering profits on Xanax ? These have long gone generic and numerous manufacturers...
    ... will find that Upjohn have made enormous profits from xanax - I believe it is bringing in even more money for...

  17. How are you Howard?
    ... tips, Howard. Since I feel like I have taken the Xanax long enough for sleep (took half of a half last night...
    ... tips, Howard. Since I feel like I have taken the Xanax long enough for sleep (took half of a half last night ... opiate withdrawals are tough (not from experience), but Xanax , run baby run! Get it out of the house. That is my...
    ... me- I took to heart your situation and have had no Xanax for the last two days! Granted, didn't sleep worth...
    ... me- I took to heart your situation and have had no Xanax for the last two days! Granted, didn't sleep worth ... another dependency is an excellent decision. I knew Xanax could be addictive before I began taking it. I think...
    ... coke addict, and alcoholic) said that I could use the Xanax as needed and the first addictionologist (who is not ... an addict) said Xanax was basically pure alcohol in pill bottle! It gets...
    ... and will be off of that. Quit the nightly dose of Xanax . So, those three things and two of those being temporary...
    ... started taking this, it prevented me from taking the Xanax (during withdrawals). Have my follow up with my addictiono...
    ... started taking this, it prevented me from taking the Xanax (during withdrawals). Have my follow up with my addictiono...
    ... other "addicts" get it yet. One nurse said, "2 mgs of Xanax " a day is not that much. Please! Another told me penobarbit...
    ... discipline. Hope you are doing well and not on the Xanax . That stuff will make anyone feel good until they...

  18. Help! Cravings!
    ... enzodiazepines. Something making you just fall asleep (like xanax ) isn't appealing to me. Another drug (even though...

  19. Responding to ya'll who responded to me on my "Day 6" thread- hit new thread- sorry!
    ... ! Okay, my addictionologist didn't prescribe the Xanax . I was prescribed that by my psych doctor well over ... back then for depression and anxiety (Lexapro and Xanax ). He asked me three questions regarding the Xanax ... - 1. Do you take the Xanax when you feel stressed out? "No." 2. Do you take ... the Xanax to get to sleep? "Was No, but during w/d's "Yes. ... " and 3. Do I look forward to ever taking a Xanax ? "No." and then something about when I did take ... t appear to have any addiction concerns regarding Xanax and since I was at such a low dose, I would be able...

  20. Day 6- some advice on Xanax?
    ... Michelle---in my opinion stop obssessing about the xanax !!! Just take a 1/2 a couple of times a day when you ... shakey. If you don't need it don't take it. I take xanax too....am prescribed 1 3X a day and only take one ... feeling. I don't believe you have a problem with xanax , you are like me, it makes you too tired to function...
    ... it does work. I know you have not ever abused Xanax , but I bet you never thought you could or would abuse...
    ... Michelle - Xanax is nothing new... you aren't 'adding' drugs. You ... needed. You know as well as I do that you cannot stop xanax suddenly anyway. But you ARe on neurontin and I've ... Seems like that would help at night and then use xanax during the day for true anxiety. I wouldn't use xanax ... glad you are doing well and just don't worry about xanax . Unless you are wanting to be completely drug free...
    ... gabapentin) so it works on the brain very partial as xanax does. Dont abruptly stop taking this drug because...
    ... You do not have to abuse Xanax to get addicted to it. I took as prescribed by my ... tragedy how freely drugs in this family are prescibed ( Xanax , Ativan, Klonopin, Valium, etc). Think opiates withdrawals ... are tough? Try getting off Xanax if you unwittedly get hooked. Take Benadryl for sleep ... sleep until you get exhausted before playing with Xanax . American docs typcially hand them out like candy...
    ... You do not have to abuse Xanax to get addicted to it. I took as prescribed by my ... tragedy how freely drugs in this family are prescibed ( Xanax , Ativan, Klonopin, Valium, etc). Think opiates withdrawals ... are tough? Try getting off Xanax if you unwittedly get hooked. Take Benadryl for sleep ... sleep until you get exhausted before playing with Xanax . American docs typcially hand them out like candy ... suspected that people ask these questions in here about xanax in an attempt to get confirmation of their own behaviour ... in taking xanax , klonopin etc. They dont want to know the truth ...
    ... weird but it didn't make me sleepy. This early in the Xanax game you should be able to kick it with only a little...
    ... and you know I have gone 2 weeks or longer with no Xanax and experienced no withdrawals????? You didn...
    ... I have a friend that had a 10 year addiction to xanax and did a 3 month taper and has been clean for 4 years...
    ... I have a friend that had a 10 year addiction to xanax and did a 3 month taper and has been clean for 4 years ... addiction. B My point though, B, was I take Xanax so very sporadically- when I have panic attacks. ... benzo addict) said I had no addictive concerns with Xanax after we discussed how I used them. My question...
    ... benzodiazepines. I knew Valium was dope but had no idea Xanax was the same thing. We are here to inform. I also ... quit Xanax with no withdrawals. But I was unaware of the risks...
    ... be careful with xanax . I've only known a couple people that got addicted...
    ... Thought I'd add my two cents here. I have taken Xanax many, many times over the past 5 years for anxiety...
    ... Thought I'd add my two cents here. I have taken Xanax many, many times over the past 5 years for anxiety...

  21. Getting off of vikes again
    ... stabilizer and helps with the restless legs) and 3. Xanax (a benzo like you were prescribed to help with the...
    ... stabilizer and helps with the restless legs) and 3. Xanax (a benzo like you were prescribed to help with the...
    ... get thru the worst of my w/d symptoms. I also used xanax about twice a day. mostly just try to stay as busy...

  22. Day 4 Clean!
    ... Would really like to steer clear of the Ambien or my Xanax (for sleep- since I am not having anxiety now) to...

  23. I Started my new Job!!!
    ... Thats what we are all here for. I mean when I got that xanax for my sleep and stared detoxin during the day I had...

  24. twist of fate...
    ... and Neurontin. I was already on Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed which are two other things he was going ... to give me (the Xanax for only a week or so). I know that the Provigil...

  25. Michelle, are you okay?
    ... The insomnia does last up to 4 weeks. I was taking Xanax about every 4 days to sleep, but it delayed the withdrawls...
    ... stabilizer and supposed to help with the restless legs), 3. Xanax (for the shakes and sleep) and I was already on Lexapro...
    ... that? Can I suggest something? I'm sure the Xanax is excaberating the withdrawls. Without the Neurontin ... would have done in the withdrawls. I stopped the Xanax completely for sleep and took Neurontin for the shakes...

  26. Need everyone's help. coming off of Sub
    ... couldnt of been any worse then the 50 hydros 2 ambien 2 xanax A DAY I was taking so thank you I am doing just fine...
    ... couldnt of been any worse then the 50 hydros 2 ambien 2 xanax A DAY I was taking so thank you I am doing just fine...
    ... tons of energy... Nothing. Now, if I didn't take my xanax , maybe but otherwise... I'm just not starving like...
    ... example SUB,ARMOUR-THYROID,ALLEGRA, and still taking the xanax at night 1 2mg bar but am cutting that down every...
    ... that's the story. That means I'll be on Welbutrin, xanax and Suboxone... and occasionally the Zelnorm for IBS...

  27. Started Suboxone today.
    ... weeks now was using it for olmost 2 yrs and down to 1 xanax at night was taking 2.Wish you all the best in the...

  28. Banker...
    ... because of my high anxiety level (he also knows I take xanax ) and I asked him about the kind that you just 'excrete ... at work the next day... Took my welbutrin and one xanax (already had 1/4 dose of my sub) ... at lunch, took ... diet pills until I was 'stable on my welbutrin and xanax '. So, that's my story and it was horrible. Who...
    ... The only things I am taking now are the Lexapro, Xanax (as needed- usually not daily), Neurontin, and Provigal...

  29. What have I overlooked??
    ... the does off the top of my head but 2 a day) and a xanax (0.5 mg, 1 a day) on the 17th. Switched the somas ... to advil last weekend but still take a xanax every now and then (2 so far this week). Never had...
    ... immensely and are non-addicitive. Skip the Soma and xanax , so you don't start another problem. You should start...

  30. michelle???My belle...
    ... me at home using what I am already on- Lexapro and Xanax and he added Neurontin for stabilizing my moods and...
    ... does surprise me, why is your Dr allowing you to take Xanax . I understand you may not need to take it, but I ... jealous) ha ha I know you are very careful with the Xanax and only take it as needed but I know we all start...
    ... long and after we discussed why and when I use the Xanax , he said he didn't see any addition problems there...
    ... won't be sleeping much tonight- he said to take a Xanax , but I will be lucky to get 2-3 hours. Right...

  31. Just Wanted to Update Everybody.........
    ... I'm taking 150 mgs welbutrin, 12 mgs sub, 2 mgs xanax , and now this weight loss pill. I'm pumped about...

  32. Twist of fate
    ... sitting in the steamer and keeping busy, They have me on Xanax XR and Valium, along with the Remeron, my doctor said...

  33. Xanax
    ... ask you the dosage you are taking and how often? xanax is most often prescribed for the disorders you mentioned...
    ... Hi Cindi, Xanax works with a receptor in the brain called GABA, A...
    ... your little safe haven"). He came me a script for Xanax and directed me to take 1mg 3X a day- mind you, I ... problems (with the exception of mild nausea) stopping the Xanax whenever I want. They do not make me feel "high" ... are, scare me! But, when I have "one of my spells" Xanax works wonders! Am anxious to hear more people reply ... have a good week and realize they never took their Xanax and had no problems????) Good luck, M...
    ... smiley face or i'll never forgive you) As far as Xanax is concerned, many people on this board post horror ... stories about their experiences w/ Benzos - Xanax , Valium, Ativan, Klonopin etc.. - and I am sure they ... turkey from high doses of everything like H, OC, Percs, Xanax , Valium, Klonopin, Vicodin and a few more) is that ... or any of the Benzos top the list. If you find Xanax works for your problem, you do not abuse it, take ... already are not, and if you want or plan to get off Xanax , do so under his supervision. He might prescribe Klonopin...
    ... swear! :) I have voiced my concerns about the Xanax to my doctor after reading some of the problems people ... he said he had no intentions of taking me off the Xanax and if I was comfortable with how I used it (he knows...
    ... I skipped my Xanax yesterday and this morning took my crumb, approx. ... physical dependence), and physically dependent on Xanax (but not addicted). I went with Prozac three...
    ... this is not recommended and an usual case - 10 mg of Xanax a day cold turkey and felt litle to no effect after...
    ... I correct in the fact you posted you took 10 mg of Xanax a day????? Please tell me it was a misprint. If ... sleeping. Panic Attacks galore throughout my life. Xanax is the only thing that really helps me! But if I...
    ... I correct in the fact you posted you took 10 mg of Xanax a day????? Please tell me it was a misprint. If ... sleeping. Panic Attacks galore throughout my life. Xanax is the only thing that really helps me! But if I ... to be like me, a stupid f'ing idiot taking 10mg of xanax a day for 3 months, just to get a buzz because i couldn ... people should be too. i wish i only took .75 if any xanax at all. i wish iwasn't an addict, but i am. i wish...
    ... No, I wasnt alking about your post :) 10 mg of Xanax would make me cold and clammy, in the other hand, ... it would kill my mother, I take 4mg Xanax XR and 10mg Valium in the morning and 10 at night ... , she takes .25 xanax at night, tolerance is a big issue. Greymaker,...

  34. What is wrong with me???????
    ... baths for muscle aches) Get some (prescription)- Xanax or Valium (two or three days worth ONLY for the shakes...
    ... feel very clean :) But i would 86 the Valium and the Xanax because that may open up a bigger can of worms only...

  35. Lortab WITHDRAWS Please HELP!
    ... the max. dosage just for a couple days. I also use xanax to sleep (if no xanax or val. available use benadryl...

  36. hi all....
    ... old twins...good luck to her!!! She already takes xanax like it is candy, what the heck is she gonna do with...

  37. For Banker
    ... kicked in. It's weird... I'm not taking near the xanax that I was and I forget to take Sub. I pray that...

  38. If you pray
    ... increases the risk somehow) and was also discontinuing xanax . And now that I have actually had a seizure I can...

  39. It has been a while, but got myself in trouble
    ... was trying to rear its ugly head. I took a couple Xanax at the hospital the night we learned. Well to make...

  40. what do your spouses/bf/gf's think about your addictions?
    ... first 2 years were okay, I used them like some use xanax , I hated the way tranquilizers made me feel, too...
    ... Dear Princess, I was in your shoes (different drug- xanax ) in December. I started weaning off of xanax in November ... stop anything at anytime. I was on 6 or 7 mgs. of xanax per day for a 5 year period. Anyway, to make a long ... emotions. Geez, the day of our wedding I was on xanax . I felt like such a weight had been lifted off my...

  41. Rosie's update (long and rambling)
    ... today, I didn't even realize that I had not taken my xanax or Sub. Anyway, I'm glad you are going to those meetings...
    ... sometimes. Seriously, today I've taken Suboxone, Xanax , Welbutrin, Z-pack (antibiotic), Zelnorm (IBS w/constipatio ... you think? How many are you on? Even w/the Sub and xanax , I'm still pretty awake at night and during the day...

  42. ambien?
    ... to be addicting. After what I've been through on xanax , I would never take anything on a daily basis unless...
    ... to be addicting. After what I've been through on xanax , I would never take anything on a daily basis unless ... Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines such as Valium and Xanax . These drugs slow down brain activity so that when...
    ... have spent the last 7 months slowly weaning off of xanax . It's a hell I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. ...
    ... Xanax is a hard one to wean off of. But nothing compared...

  43. Now getting off the Suboxone
    ... night quiting the ambien but still will be taking xanax at night at least for another couple weeks.again thanks...
    ... brain. Now as far as the BENZOS are concerned i take xanax and ambien at night only.I will be stopping the ambien ... week script runs out and am not refilling it.And the Xanax plan is to wrk on that after I have finished the SUB...
    ... of the following prescription drugs: - Valium or Xanax for shakes, skin crawling, etc, and may help with...
    ... happened to you the klonipin is no different then taking xanax and has to go I only take 1 at night was at 2 and...

  44. I am leaving for a while
    ... stichche put in my wrist.why this is all happing Then the xanax thing scared me so bad I saw my old behaviors flare...

  45. Murphy and anyone interested abut benzos
    ... NEVER the case for me. I have been on benzos - klon, xanax , ambien for months at a time and i have felt very...
    ... I am on my first day completely Xanax free and am wondering what I can look for in terms...
    ... I am on my first day completely Xanax free and am wondering what I can look for in terms ... cake-walk compared to Klonopin(another benzo like Xanax ), so that guy really has no idea what he was talking...
    ... Mouse, A tiny crumb for a month? .1 mg of Xanax ? How did you feel during that month? What symptoms...
    ... people saying - "it's OK - I have never 'abused' my xanax - the doctor says I need it - so I will not get addicted...
    ... people saying - "it's OK - I have never 'abused' my xanax - the doctor says I need it - so I will not get addicted...
    ... NEVER the case for me. I have been on benzos - klon, xanax , ambien for months at a time and i have felt very...
    ... only at the point of exhaustion. That is why I liked Xanax , it knocked me out with zero side effects. And I was...
    ... stupidity? or just profit motive? Some people go from xanax to klonopin to ambien and sometimes take 2 out of...
    ... stupidity? or just profit motive? Some people go from xanax to klonopin to ambien and sometimes take 2 out of...
    ... after the intial help. Last I heard, he took up taking Xanax and wasn't heard from again. Don't know what happened...
    ... young doctor - who incidentally had never heard of xanax - it is not prescribed here in UK as far as I know...
    ... young doctor - who incidentally had never heard of xanax - it is not prescribed here in UK as far as I know...
    ... young doctor - who incidentally had never heard of xanax - it is not prescribed here in UK as far as I know...
    ... doubts on that one - just look at the people who pop a xanax or two just once or twice a week - just give then...
    ... tolerance within about a year, climbed from .5 mgs of Xanax a day to 4 (equivalent to 80 mgs Valium) over just...
    ... 4mgs of xanax is in no way equivilent to 80mgs of valium..........
    ... 4mgs of xanax is in no way equivilent to 80mgs of valium....... ... Interesting seeing a two month old thread bumped... .5 mgs Xanax equals 10 mgs of Valium. This equivalency is widely ... this area. Do some research. Are you taking a lot of Xanax ? Just curious... Due to the small numbers I sure did ... not think I was taking very much, but Xanax is a very potent drug....
    ... someone mentioned "ambien" in the same class as xanax , klon, etc, and i was wondering, if ambien is really...
    ... tolerance within about a year, climbed from .5 mgs of Xanax a day to 4 (equivalent to 80 mgs Valium) over just...
    ... pretty sure it is a sleep aid, not a benzo. I take xanax at night to get to sleep and sleep a good 7 hours ... ....i am NOT planning to detox from xanax ....i rarely use it during the day or as ordered.. ... in a very lazy mood, and very unalert....i prefer xanax over a sleeping pill. But i guess the ambien can ... be stopped abruptly unlike xanax ....

  46. Finally off sub, now what?
    ... gone to AA, which I've begged her to do but she takes xanax so she won't go. However, she has told me that the...

  47. emotional advice
    ... actually i did but he helped...he supplied me with xanax and vikes all the time knowing i was an addict and...
    ... ...when you say your friend provided you with the xanax and hydros...did he press them on you? Or did you...

  48. whats wrong w/ my sub doc???
    ... he said he would taper me off if I didn't quit my Xanax and then decided he was not prescribing me any more...

  49. Insomnia-when does it end????
    ... sure about Trazadone. I have to look that up. I have Xanax , but I don't take that unless I'm really desperate...
    ... your butt out of bed in the a.m. No more Ambien or xanax to help me sleep. Although ambien is not technically ... despite your most logically thinking efforts. Same with xanax , but even worse with that the w/d are worse, worse...

  50. day 90 3 months no methadone
    ... something I would worry about. I was prescribed Xanax about 2 years ago and was doing fine until I began...
    ... something I would worry about. I was prescribed Xanax about 2 years ago and was doing fine until I began...

  51. Lynn, Michelle, anyone else who knows about Grandma
    ... think? Do you think she's going to make me get off of xanax . Ya'll... Since the decrease in lexpro, my anxiety...
    ... taking it? And, how long have you been prescribed Xanax ? The suboxone sounds like the one real stablized drug...
    ... yesterday I took it again and really watched my intake of xanax and Suboxone and actually could not fall asleep at ... four weeks) and I'm OFF of lexepro and just taking xanax and Sub. Guys - trying to manage my own meds has ... the side effects will lessen. I'm decreasing my xanax (been taking too many anyway) and I'm going to continue...

  52. Anxiety and withdrawl?
    ... I had just went through withdrawals. I was on Xanax (Alprazolam) for 7 weeks. It was awful. I felt like...

  53. Hydro-Getting Clean...HELP
    ... need the following prescription meds- Valium or Xanax (for the shakes and heebie jeebies, BUT, just use ... AND, if you use this you may not need the Valium or Xanax , which would be better for you in the long run) ...

  54. Sub question????
    ... Personally, I think you may have an issue too with xanax - but your doctor will know to advise you in this...
    ... the hell did you come up with I have a problem with Xanax . That makes me think I know who you are. As of the ... your post) and have made it just fine without any Xanax . Not everyone that takes Xanax becomes addicted....
    ... cravings. My doctor did cut me off because I take Xanax occassionally for anxiety (no, don't abuse, don't...

  55. Attn: Simply Stupid
    ... relaper. stilll struggling becacuse the doc had me on xanax I had to start all over. don't give in don't give...

  56. sub dr appt help
    ... tionoligist/phyco doc and he told me I have to wean off the xanax and ambien also so will do that tonight as well A...

  57. my story looking for support
    ... was on the night shift and needed something and also xanax 2mg bars i take both at night so i can sleep and I...
    ... sleepy at nighttime so I bet you can just taper off of xanax and Ambien (be sure to tell your Sub doc about these...

  58. Wee hours of the Morn' - Insomniac in the City
    ... it is just a part of my life that is why I was on xanax but since they put me back on klonipin I have been...

  59. I am still here!
    ... just to let you know I am fine. I am off that damned xanax , and back on klonipin, and I am sleeping. 15 full...
    ... up the good work. You've done well getting off the xanax . isn't it awful?? Why do we do this to ourselves? ... ? I was a big hydro user. I didn't abuse xanax at all. Never really used it but to sleep. I have...
    ... just to let you know I am fine. I am off that damned xanax , and back on klonipin, and I am sleeping. 15 full...
    ... In any case, I am so glad that you're off the xanax and over the withdrawal. I've never taken xanax,...

  60. Hydros and Zoloft
    ... had a seizure a few years back after discontinuing xanax which I did not even use very regularly and never...

  61. my hydrocodona addiction
    ... took those every 3-4 hours. if you have any benzos ( xanax , valium) those would be awesome to have the first...

  62. Tramadol/Ultram question
    ... take either Ultracet or plain Tramadol for pain, and Xanax for anxiety (both prescribed). Now, I have read online ... HELL was awful. Depression and anxiety, even the Xanax did not take away the jumpy jittery and just crappy...

  63. Patient Advocacy
    ... addicted to pain pills, you must never touch a drink, xanax or anything else that 'changes how you feel'. It ... I was real close to where you are on increasing my xanax because my tolerance built up and honestly, it was...

  64. The addict within...
    ... I noticed that here lately, I have been taking a xanax each day.....just because, why do I feel the need...

  65. My story-getting off hydro and sub..
    ... didn't sleep a wink! I was so desperate that I took a Xanax at 6:00am, but feeling really drowsy right now and ... daughter ready for school. I really regret taking the Xanax , but I haven't slept really good. I feel bad because ... took one two days ago for sleep as well. I never take Xanax for anything but sleep when I'm desperate. I will...
    ... anything...no sleeping pills, no anti-depressants, no Xanax , nothing. I'll probably get banned for saying all...
    ... medication I am on is the Sub. No anti-depressant, Xanax , or any other drug. Thank God. I just thought...

  66. Help with vicodin withdrawals
    ... theraflu. I realized that I had read on here that Xanax can help with wd's. I don't have any Xanax and cant...

  67. has this ever happened to anyone?
    ... a full-blown panic attack. I usually keep a couple Xanax on hand just in case...I dissolve half of one under...
    ... a full-blown panic attack. I usually keep a couple Xanax on hand just in case...I dissolve half of one under...

  68. Lost.???????
    ... will become depressed, and start taking valium or xanax . I wish people would give getting clean a chance...

  69. Lisa, Where are you?
    ... crying...k? Banker, how are you doing with your sub/ xanax situation? Cut down the xanax any? Last we talked...

  70. benzo questions help
    ... your mind but when ever i heard words like valium xanax etc i always imagined it was some kind of drug that...
    ... those too and they really just made me feel TIRED - xanax , to me, give a little different feeling. It's nothing ... are saying but I've always LOVED pain pills but not xanax . However, I have found my tolerance rises FAST if...
    ... those too and they really just made me feel TIRED - xanax , to me, give a little different feeling. It's nothing ... are saying but I've always LOVED pain pills but not xanax . However, I have found my tolerance rises FAST if...
    ... No Patience, I was prescribed Xanax about a year and a half ago for anxiety/panic attacks...
    ... too, have wondered how people could abuse drugs like Xanax , Klonipin, etc. Yinksy set me straight with the tolerance...
    ... too, have wondered how people could abuse drugs like Xanax , Klonipin, etc. Yinksy set me straight with the tolerance...
    ... rsonalities, backgeounds, body chemistries, etc. My nightly Xanax dose was my big treat for the day. Full relaxation...
    ... rsonalities, backgeounds, body chemistries, etc. My nightly Xanax dose was my big treat for the day. Full relaxation ... tell me more about your situation are you still on xanax maybe your detox therapist knew and was kind of throwing...
    ... from 25 mgs a day down to 15. I was originally put on Xanax mainly for sleep. Read the pharmacy insert before...
    ... from 25 mgs a day down to 15. I was originally put on Xanax mainly for sleep. Read the pharmacy insert before...

  71. Banker -- What Happened????
    ... night. It's either the Sub or the mixture of Sub and xanax . I've got to do something because it's been happening...
    ... just do damn fat. Oh, I'm sure that if I dropped my xanax down by half, it would help w/the weight loss. You...
    ... !! 2. If you have to choose between the Sub and xanax --I think that the Sub is giving you an opportunity ... 3. You need to speak both with your sub dr. and xanax dr. and find out exactly what chemical effect these ... Tell them exactly what happened. 3. I don't take xanax , but every few days I take about a quarter or half ... when you are alone in the car during the day, with Xanax in your system, must be comparable to an exhausted ... ALONE is a good enough reason for you to stop taking xanax before you drive!!!! Can't you just see all these ... Okay, Banker....PLEASE promise you won't take xanax and get into the car!! Wait until you get to work...
    ... My sub doctor is the same one that prescribes my xanax so he knows and yes, the xanax adds to the tiredness ... P.M. the next day. I believe the lexepro, sub and xanax are making me like this. And you're right - if I ... re out! I promise I will do something about the xanax but I will need all of your help. I need to decrease...
    ... P.M. the next day. I believe the lexepro, sub and xanax are making me like this. It's so weird that ... awake. I promise I will do something about the xanax but I will need all of your help. I need to decrease ... Banker, Am I reading this right? You are taking Xanax AND Lexapro, on top of suboxone? I am assuming your ... sub/ Xanax doctor is the one prescribing Lexapro? You are taking ... impairing drugs, at seemingly variable levels. How much Xanax do you take a day? Isn't 4 mg the maximum daily dose ... Lexapro? Aren't they both for the same thing? I know Xanax is an antidepressant for panic attacks, and I think...

  72. Somebody Tell ME!
    ... you wanta talk about hell.....I will NEVER touch a Xanax as long as I live. Isnt that strange? Why is that...

  73. klonopin need info
    ... withdrawl symptoms were pretty bad, so he used klonopin or xanax on an AS NEEDED basis, mostly for the insomnia. It ... amazing how well it helped his symptoms. He got the xanax and klonopin from me, because I have a script for...
    ... withdrawl symptoms were pretty bad, so he used klonopin or xanax on an AS NEEDED basis, mostly for the insomnia. It ... amazing how well it helped his symptoms. He got the xanax and klonopin from me, because I have a script for...

  74. Outpatient Program For Valium
    ... Murph - you know where I am. On Suboxone and take xanax and did go up on xanax recently but had to drop it...

  75. I Thank God I found the Board,
    ... which is amazing for me....my last vice. Skip the Xanax , HIGHLY addictive, and judging by your strong will...