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  1. Murphy
    ... pheno? My doc gave it to me to try and get me off of xanax but I didn't take it because I didn't WANT off of ... xanax (I wasn't abusing them, but based upon you, there...

  2. Michelle
    ... have a bad wreck. Another thing is, if I didn't take Xanax , I probably wouldn't be AS tired. Need your advice ... got off of the Sub. I know the answer, stop taking xanax ... but we might have a problem with that....
    ... Oh Banker...how scary! Could you take the Xanax only at night? How much are you taking? I know you ... doctor was so adamant about not taking the sub and Xanax because of its sedative affects. Are you very panicky ... and anxious without the Xanax - could it be possible to stop taking the Xanax? That...
    ... need to do exactly what Michelle said. Stop taking xanax during the day - or better yet, if I HAVE to, then...

  3. lisa's surgey
    ... motrin cuz i have an ulcer :) i just took a whole xanax ...maybe it will relax me...i doubt it though, my arm...
    ... have him phone in any suggestions? Well, maybe the xanax will at least help you sleep for awhile until the...

  4. Hopes turn to despair PLEASE friends, help
    ... it, that he says that. But he says benzos (valium, xanax ) ought to be banned. They are the absolute worst ... drug ever created. Mind you, I take .5mgs of Xanax daily and it help me wonderfully but there must be...

  5. when does it end
    ... anxiety attachs also. My dr put me on a low dose of xanax for the anxiety and upped my antidepressent to also...
    ... detoxes were courtesy of the state. No weaning, no xanax , if you get my picture. Takes 30 days to really start...
    ... detoxes were courtesy of the state. No weaning, no xanax , if you get my picture. Takes 30 days to really start ... you can find someone to give you more Klonopin or Xanax . Was never a problem for me. Then you are heading ... I had some panic attacks when trying to come off Xanax or Klonopin because the withdrawals made me feel like...
    ... things prescribe me Paxil to try and pulll me off Xanax . They can do that, is not a controlled substance....
    ... things prescribe me Paxil to try and pulll me off Xanax . They can do that, is not a controlled substance....
    ... not know how many I was taking. I loved to take a Xanax bar, big dose, 2 mgs, about 6 p.m. and sleep undisturbed...
    ... not know how many I was taking. I loved to take a Xanax bar, big dose, 2 mgs, about 6 p.m. and sleep undisturbed...
    ... read these and would not have swallowed the first Xanax had this been done. Computer programmer? No mam...
    ... seizure which might have been linked to discontinuing xanax (though I was taking small amount and irregularly...
    ... that quit with no withdrawals, 8 months, .5 mgs of Xanax = the same with Klonopin, ran out of pills, was off ... for some anti-biotics and decided to ask for some Xanax . Got it. Four months later quit again for 10 days ... withdrawals, and with the very short half-life of Xanax , chances are excellent that if I was going to feel...
    ... that quit with no withdrawals, 8 months, .5 mgs of Xanax = the same with Klonopin, ran out of pills, was off ... for some anti-biotics and decided to ask for some Xanax . Got it. Four months later quit again for 10 days ... withdrawals, and with the very short half-life of Xanax , chances are excellent that if I was going to feel...
    ... that quit with no withdrawals, 8 months, .5 mgs of Xanax = the same with Klonopin, ran out of pills, was off ... for some anti-biotics and decided to ask for some Xanax . Got it. Four months later quit again for 10 days ... withdrawals, and with the very short half-life of Xanax , chances are excellent that if I was going to feel...
    ... speaking of taking 5 months to taper off of .25 mgs of Xanax , this over insomnia. That is unimagineable to me....
    ... speaking of taking 5 months to taper off of .25 mgs of Xanax , this over insomnia. That is unimagineable to me....
    ... anxiety attachs also. My dr put me on a low dose of xanax for the anxiety and upped my antidepressent to also...
    ... the Klonopin. Jennita, Was funny in my case, Xanax was a good sleep aid for at least a year with no tolerance...
    ... the Klonopin. Jennita, Was funny in my case, Xanax was a good sleep aid for at least a year with no tolerance...
    ... had a level of anxiety when I was first prescribed Xanax but I was in a tough job situation that I have long ... meaning of the word "anxiety" until I tried to come off Xanax . Feelings never before imagined. Drug withdrawal,...
    ... problems of their own. I know what I was like before the Xanax and I am trying to get back there, slowly but surely...
    ... . :) Myself, had nights when I took 2 mgs of Xanax = 40 mgs of Valium, wide awake, took 2 mgs more, slept...
    ... The only warning I got with my first prescription of Xanax was that "it may be habit forming if taken for longer ... chances. Even though I did find I really liked what the Xanax did, still would have ditched them had I been warned...
    ... profession esp in the US is profoundly ignorant. Mind you Xanax maked humungous profits for pharmas and doctors - ... who had a seizure when she was taken off just .5 mg xanax peer day. No joke? She is not on a lot just now...
    ... Myself, had nights when I took 2 mgs of Xanax = 40 mgs of Valium, wide awake, took 2 mgs more, slept...
    ... The only warning I got with my first prescription of Xanax was that "it may be habit forming if taken for longer ... chances. Even though I did find I really liked what the Xanax did, still would have ditched them had I been warned...
    ... out "how it works" it is too late... For example, Xanax worked great for me for about 16 months, never gave...
    ... low dose. That is equal to 20 mgs of Valium, 1 mg of Xanax . I was stable on that very dose of Klonopin trying...
    ... very sad and frightening. It was his "prescribing" ( Xanax ) that set the problem up. Once informed of this in...
    ... and that includes the very very potent ones like xanax and klonopin so popular in the US - recommed using ... the doctors are either stupid or just getting rich ( xanax makes literally billions of dollars for its makers...
    ... and that includes the very very potent ones like xanax and klonopin so popular in the US - recommed using ... the doctors are either stupid or just getting rich ( xanax makes literally billions of dollars for its makers...
    ... off easy. Can think of one in here that was taking Xanax once in a while then started taking them daily for ... several manufacturers of these in the U.S. 30 .5 mg Xanax es used to cost me $11. 60 5 mg Valiums cost the same...
    ... off easy. Can think of one in here that was taking Xanax once in a while then started taking them daily for ... several manufacturers of these in the U.S. 30 .5 mg Xanax es used to cost me $11. 60 5 mg Valiums cost the same...
    ... off easy. Can think of one in here that was taking Xanax once in a while then started taking them daily for ... several manufacturers of these in the U.S. 30 .5 mg Xanax es used to cost me $11. 60 5 mg Valiums cost the same ... me! I will try and find some facts and figures on xanax - but have have heard of huge profits - from reasonably...
    ... <xanax - but have have heard of huge profits - from reasonably ... you on that! Mise>> It is true that the branded Xanax and Valiums are pricey. I do not know how many splurge...
    ... ) I`m better. I decided it was time to get off Xanax when I tried to cut down and went into major withdrawal ... symptoms. Benzos (Valium, Klonopin, Xanax , Ativan) are like any other dope. Once you are hooked...
    ... that kinda fun? Cold turkeying from some huge dose of Xanax or Valium. Maybe when I was younger but am too old...
    ... have been off benzos for over a year now. 4-6 mgs of Xanax a day which I realize is not a huge dose but not too ... Listen to us who have been there. I loved that Xanax buzz BTW. All the worries of the world just floating ... away. I think Xanax may be the only benzo that does that. I have pretty...
    ... Makes you want to stay on. Like how can a downer ( Xanax /Valium) be so destructive? I wish they had not banned ... P.S. Brenda Valium is much more sedating than Xanax at first but that typically ends in about 5 weeks...

  6. Going to detox next week
    ... you are at? You know, they will detox you off your xanax , whether you like it or not, but I can't see you not...

  7. Hey Banker
    ... medication that I have taken since then has been 2 xanax bars and 2 somas.....and that I found made me crave...

  8. Maybe its all in my head.....
    ... all in my head, but it seems that whenever I take xanax ....it intensifies my cravings for vicodin. I have ... a script for 1 mg xanax that I only take once in a while, but I have learned...
    ... Get rid of the xanax ....

  9. Yinsky..I need your help!

  10. Why cant I stop?
    ... sometimes but that could be from the lexepro or the xanax I take. Anyway, let me know how you are feeling...

  11. Please help me, I,m scared
    ... and her habit is waaaay up there. Shes using 2 mg. xanax with her sub. and shes up th 15 a day and is very...
    ... because my sub doctor was adamant that I DID NOT take my Xanax with the sub. In fact, he told me it was against...

  12. Yinsky benzo questions
    ... some bezos questions for you.twoo weeks ago I started xanax and my ambian but somthing is not working I haven ... 4mg of klonipin 30mg of dalman 10 of ambian and 1 of xanax . I slept good I might add... but this is moving in...

  13. On Sub now trying to get off!

  14. Saw my sub doc today
    ... it yesterday morning (along w/Sub and Lexepro and xanax - usual drugs) but by yesteday afternoon came along...
    ... concerned that you are on wellbutrin, lexapro, and xanax and then they want to add topamax? From what I ... maybe that conteracts the wellbutrin? Throw in the Xanax to that mix......Then you have Topamax which can be...
    ... and I was so terribly drugged, I felt like I took 20 xanax AND somas at the same time. It hit me in the afternoon ... just the combination of Wellbutrin and Lexepro and xanax . However, I've taken the regular wellbutrin (not...
    ... could not function. I'm just taking Lexepro, Sub and xanax . He hasn't given me the topomax - just told me to...
    ... guys don't know how badly I wanted to take about 20 xanax and leave work and come home and go to bed. I ... I'm just about to SCREAM! And yes, I've taken a xanax and all of my other meds. I'm thinking about trying...

  15. Anyone know when lack of sleep gets serious?
    ... day clean. During the first 6 days I used 30 .25 mg Xanax for anxiety and 10 10mg. Ambien for sleep. I used...
    ... - you are not tapering off benzos? You only used xanax and ambien for a short time? - so your sleep problems ... couple of days with any luck - but if you start to use xanax and ambien for sleep you risk dependency on something ... difficult to get off. My advice is to stay away from xanax and ambien - just dont go there. Just not worth the ... risk. The sleep you get from xanax and ambien is not natural sleep anyway.....and you...

  16. Hi Banker......
    ... difference - I promise! How is the situation now with xanax ? Have you had any further thoughts about it? Take...
    ... Please - just like you stay on people about xanax --- will you stay on me about church? I have asked...
    ... Please - just like you stay on people about xanax --- will you stay on me about church? I have asked...
    ... Darvocet, but have not had any today and had only half a Xanax . I think I am going to "tackle" this before I take ... on quitting the Xanax for right now. I haven't been taking my nightly dose ... of Xanax , so, I am at one half daily. (It does help though...

  17. Yinksy - HopeYou Didn't Fall on the Fell
    ... EVERYTHING! He was obviously a big AA guy and told me that xanax was just alcohol in a pill form. He told me to stop ... phenabarbital to ensure that I did not seize from stopping xanax suddenly and the other was for 'upset stomach'. I ... time period was over, that was all I needed for the xanax . He had me taking clonodine only for a two week period ... opiates was next to impossible but to throw in the xanax as well... I just knew it was NOT the answer for me...
    ... absolutely fabulous! That is just the best news about the xanax - I am so so pleased............... you wont now have ... truth - that you feel so much better for being OFF the xanax than while using it? Its an astonishing thing - people...
    ... curious about all my meds??? I have cut back on my Xanax as well! But, still take a little daily! Glad your...

  18. getting OFF Vics after 6 months, help!
    ... something else, so I also threw out the ultam and xanax . Its just like preparing for the flu (especially...
    ... them?..do you feel that they work just as good as xanax ?... Cold turkey just sounds just like that..COLD...
    ... something else, so I also threw out the ultam and xanax . Its just like preparing for the flu (especially...

  19. Banker! - Plan a GOOD Weekend!
    ... what I just did. I accidentally took WAY too much xanax . I swear it was on accident. I was used to the ...

  20. Tapering xanax
    ... it. Also, Yinsky is our expert on getting off of Xanax - I would try a post to her or she should be responding ... VERY lucky as the majority of people coming off of xanax do. Let us know how you are doing and please search...
    ... weeks ago and had trouble relating it to the dose of xanax that I am taking. It seemed everything in it was...
    ... Banker, How long were you on xanax before klonopin, and what dosage were you taking of...

  21. finally got back
    ... work through it." I did take an Ultram and half a Xanax throughout the day. I don't know if it really helped...

  22. Out the door today
    ... Keep up the good work! I wonder if you could take a xanax now and then when you get the anxiety? I know that...

  23. Getting off Xanax XR
    ... I've never heard of Xanax XR???? However, I went to an addictionologist who ... employers who deny people employment due to taking Xanax . This is true for jobs that require people to have ... Thank you and sorry I could not offer you more info on Xanax XR....
    ... Must be frustrating as he**. I know nothing of Xanax XR either, BUT I do Know tinnitus! Does Xanax mask...
    ... Thanks for the replies. Xanax XR is very new, so I probably won't find much information ... shy away from me because they think anyone who takes Xanax must have serious mental issues. People are so ignorant ... future involves either no job or withdrawal hell. Xanax seems to lower tinnitus volume for me. This does not ... occur with everyone. My doctor told me that Xanax is a double edged sword. He said it will help me as ... but I was giving suicide very real consideration. Xanax brought me out of those dark days....

  24. Why Should We Get 'Clean?' (Desperately seeking success stories)
    ... I mean this guy would take a handful of vicoden or xanax or both. He died March 17, 2003 of an overdose. ...

  25. Narcotic Withdrawal - Inderal?
    ... nose/watering eyes, yawning.... You may use the Xanax for the first couple of days (as I did) and it will...

  26. To Banker from Rosie
    ... had an eating disorder and I had stopped taking my xanax (even though I was only taking a small amount sporadically ... the other SSRI. The only reason I hadn't taken my xanax was that I hadn't had a chance to get to the doctor...

  27. Help opiate withdrawl
    ... I just found out recently that I have been taking xanax . It was given to me under the generic name. I had...
    ... talk to your doctor about not only this, but also the xanax issue. He needs to tell you how to taper down from ... xanax . There is another person here that can help you as ... until you are down to nothing... You have to go slow w/ xanax as you can have a seizure if you completely stop it ... relief from your opiate withdrawals. As far as the xanax - do research and talk to your doc - you need to slowly...

  28. Alprazolam withdrawal
    ... year. She is now 64. First step for me is to get off Xanax . She gave me Trazodone to sleep at night. I didn't...
    ... Wellbutrin XL. Things are better. I'm now down to .25 of Xanax a day. When I wake up in the middle of the night 6 ... hours after 1/2 of my .25 of Xanax I take half a pill of Benadryl. The doctor said using ... Benadryl will help to taper off Xanax . My stomach is no longer out of whack. I have not ... can FEEL my heart beating 6 hours after taking the Xanax . I'll be grateful once I'm off that drug....
    ... have to try another drug. I'm still down to .25 of Xanax a day and one Benadryl before going to bed and of...
    ... Last night I took my last quarter xanax . The Psych told me since I was using such a low dosage...
    ... both drugs? One way to find out would be to take the xanax and if the symptoms disappear then you have your culprit ... . xanax ! If nothing improves then it is the wellbutrin. ... .25 xanax = 5 mg valium. People taper down off 5 mg valium ... of 1 mg per week. But you have been taking the xanax for only a few weeks? So - hopefully you will be...
    ... supose my body is just trying to rid itself from the xanax . I don't feel as buzzed today as I did two days ago...
    ... overcome what I was feeling. I refuse to go back on Xanax . I've been off it for a week. When I start getting...
    ... overcome what I was feeling. I refuse to go back on Xanax . I've been off it for a week. When I start getting ... you are in a positive attitude bout stopping that xanax and other stuff..I, also, am quitting that xanax,...
    ... common withdrawal symptom from benzos and you dumped Xanax I guess a couple of weeks ago. I have yet to experience ... like, you are still a big winner as you dumped the Xanax after a short period of use....
    ... on it. Howard is right, the tinninitus could be the Xanax withdrawal. I did get some of that after my Ativan ... different than yours. Well, at least you got rid of Xanax so that's good. Also, I think you should go in for...
    ... days after I started and I was still tapering the Xanax ....
    ... know in your case how long it will last, or if it is Xanax withdrawal induced or if it's the Wellbutrin. As...
    ... Grdian, I have been taking xanax (same thing as alprazolam) for three years now. I...
    ... had two small anxiety episodes since I stopped the Xanax . I just felt very anxie but I got myself busy on work...
    ... had two small anxiety episodes since I stopped the Xanax . I just felt very anxie but I got myself busy on work...

  29. New FDA Warning on 10 popular antidepressants
    ... diarrhea and vomitting. Then of course I had to start xanax because the panic attacks that started while on remeron...

  30. Valium?? from Opiates? - unexpected, help
    ... Murphy....that scares the ***** outta me, cuz i take xanax and am not abusing it at this time...but i AM an addict...
    ... doing the exact same thing. Instead of taking 2 mg xanax a day, I went up to 4 mg which is ALOT! If you really ... weeks ago and I posted to Yinsky about abusing the Xanax and she helped me and I was able to drop it back down...
    ... yinsky has the best advice advice. I just started xanax and I am scared too about the addiction to it. be...

  31. Sammi/Sub
    ... until I was aching :) , five loads of laundry...no Xanax ...just "normal," which is so nice! Tomorrow, going...
    ... say I will not take drugs TODAY. Watch out on the xanax ... don't just stop it completely. K? Take care and...

  32. help getting off tylenol with codiene
    ... doc cut it to 4 then 2 then off now he's got me on xanax . it's for sleep I also take ambian. I have been on...
    ... help but I don't want to have to depend on valium. Xanax just knocks me out so I am not even going to go back...

  33. Root
    ... with anxiety disorder with agrophobia and prescribed Xanax - he said it was likely that I would have to be on ... The addictionologist I saw (for the sub) said that Xanax and its "sister drugs" are like poison in a bottle...

  34. Welcome home Banker
    ... happens to? Maybe Yinsky's right and it's the years of Xanax use???? I know what you mean about not telling...
    ... i'm gonna abuse it! I haven't done that with the xanax yet....and DON"T want to go there, thanks to yinksy...

  35. Rosie's update
    ... dipping into them. I could care less about them, i take xanax at night and those benzos scare me enough! It seems...

  36. Banker, Michelle, Stacie ??? about Sub
    ... during the day (except just sometimes) but see I take xanax on top of it sometimes and that REALLY makes me sleepy...

  37. Xanax (Benzo) Withdrawal
    ... and I appreciate you telling us your story. I take xanax on a daily basis for anxiety so your story definitely ... and might happen to us either during or when we stop xanax . You know, you might can be considered 'disabled...
    ... to deny claims the first time. I am tapering off Xanax . I am down to .375 a day, from 1.0 back last autumn ... years so maybe that's why I never hit the stage of Xanax tolerance and all of the bad symptoms that go with...
    ... I can divide my pills and get them to .125 mgs of Xanax , which I guess is 2.5 valium. After that, I guess...
    ... and I appreciate you telling us your story. I take xanax on a daily basis for anxiety so your story definitely ... and might happen to us either during or when we stop xanax . You know, you might can be considered 'disabled...

  38. Recovery and binging
    ... her last coke bender was 2 weeks ago. She's taking Xanax and says she's trying to change her life. To this...

  39. To Hope12, I Have A Question
    ... continue using the vikes.If you have say some Valium or xanax to go along with the clonidine,I would flush the vikes ... First though, let me know if you have any valiums, xanax ,etc.Otherwise, if you want to continue to taper, DON...

  40. Hi new here, ultram withdrawal
    ... afternoon. I know I am physically dependent, as I am to Xanax , but right now my only problem is with the price,...

  41. "SUB"? Sammi, Banker, anyone please?
    ... With relatively short-acting benzodiazepines such as Xanax and Ativan, it is not possible to achieve a smooth...
    ... Kind of off the subject, but my sister got prescribed xanax 30 tabs to take 1 every 12 hours. If she does this...

  42. Michelle----
    ... I am shaking now! Makes me so mad! Time for my Xanax ...LOL! Baby is crying......go figure! Talk again...
    ... it became unbearable. I actually took had to take xanax in the middle of the night last night....woke up in ... pain, but figured the xanax would just calm me and allow me to go back to sleep...

  43. Not a good day- just need to vent
    ... My doctor won't give me any more because I take the Xanax ...but then my psych says I HAVE TO HAVE THIS XANAX...
    ... My doctor won't give me any more because I take the Xanax ...but then my psych says I HAVE TO HAVE THIS XANAX...
    ... Dr who will allow you to stay on the sub with your Xanax & maybe you might need to go up on your dose of the...

  44. Good news!
    ... benzo there is. we both agree that I should not be on xanax just to tempting to get laoded for me I liked it why...
    ... playing tricks on ya. I've always wondered what Xanax does for people who get addicted to it? I was prescribed...

  45. xanax question
    ... if a person were to take xanax .5 milligrams, say 3x a week, for a year, could they ... know that its important to taper off benzo's like xanax , but since this seems like a relativley small amount ... maybe they could just be stopped? thanks for any help. Xanax reaches certain levels in the blood depending on the...
    ... I don't know much about Xanax but when I stopped 10 mg of klonipin a day I had no...
    ... I have been prescribed xanax , when I get extreme flare-ups of "vertigo", I am ... times a year. But, anyway; I have done fine taking xanax and then stopping when my vertigo passes. It is so ... because there was a time (before my Dr read that xanax was being used as a viable treatment for vertigo)...

  46. addicted...
    ... taper for last, it's a long slow process. (I am on Xanax and have weaned from 10 mg Valium 2x a day down to...

  47. Need a little
    ... them and I have already been on 6 not including the 3 xanax I was given.atavan has a short term effect 12hrs but...
    ... what meds may work. If they put me on something like xanax it has to be monatored carefully. and yes I have to...

  48. To Jerob
    ... anxious about mixing drinking w/sub and not to mention xanax on top of it. I will be taking my xanax to help ... that anymore because you cannot take large doses of xanax and Sub together so I just have to stick w/my prescribed...

  49. I'm going away
    ... world. Obviously, prior to the Sub, I would take Xanax and have several bloody marys on the plane... Which ... itself. But now, I'm on sub and can only take so much xanax because it's dangerous to mix the two in large amounts ... understand, the first time I flew, I didn't know about xanax and I was driving after I landed so I didn't drink...
    ... .you'll be ok..i hate to fly too..scary..take the xanax and try to chill-bring some engrossing reading..and...
    ... I always had to take Benedryl....) I think 2mg of Xanax will calm you just fine. I only took .5mg and I ... was fine! You may want to try splitting your Xanax at first..... My husband gets "vertigo" when flying ... and he even took one of my Xanax one time (and he never takes meds....doesn't "believe...
    ... fear, unless it is really dangerous to mix sub and xanax , I think you may feel better if you take at least ... part of the xanax , to ward off any advance fears. You know, I find that...
    ... world. Obviously, prior to the Sub, I would take Xanax and have several bloody marys on the plane... Which ... itself. But now, I'm on sub and can only take so much xanax because it's dangerous to mix the two in large amounts ... understand, the first time I flew, I didn't know about xanax and I was driving after I landed so I didn't drink ... new people was always fun. I would have to take a xanax ; because of my tendency to get vertigo -- for some ... reason the xanax would help to prevent the horrible after flight vertigo...
    ... through this. I did it. It wasn't too bad w/the xanax and sub. I broke down in tears yesterday morning...

  50. Sammi/sub?
    ... benzo taper and perhaps this will be helpful. Xanax has a half life of 6 - 12 hours so that means you ... after dosage until you take your next dose. So - xanax has to be taken perhaps several times a day to keep ... and to prevent withdrawals. Someone who is taking xanax in the morning and then at night - will suffer interdose ... relatively short-acting benzodiazepines such as alprazolam ( Xanax ) and lorazepam (Ativan) (Table 1, Chapter I), it is...

  51. Yinksy- Question about Xanax?
    ... Hi Michelle!!! Did you take your xanax in the evening lastnight??Withdrawal symptoms usually...
    ... Stacie! I have been real pleased with the relief the Xanax has given my anxiety and for the fact that my dose...
    ... 16]Yinksy, As you may know, I have been using Xanax for about one year now. Supposed to take 3 1mg tablets ... am not experiencing them, I don't want to take the Xanax . I don't want to take it out of routine. The last ... woken up feeling pretty good and have not taken my Xanax . This morning however, I am extremely nauseated. ... so quick reply. If you are regularly taking .5 mg xanax in the morning and regularly taking .5 mg in the evening ... below this post - just a list. If you now take a xanax and things subside - then you could be pretty sure ... that it has been xanax withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms recede if the drug ... are withdrawing is administered. The trouble with xanax - for reasons of getting off - is that is has a very ... when withdrawal symptoms occur. The half life of xanax is only 6 - 12 hours.............. so if it has been ... after your last dose, then looks like it could be xanax . On the other hand - you have to look at your sub ... me that in the past you have often missed a dose of xanax and never had any problems with that (lucky girl) ... you should do it one drug at a time. If you are on xanax in a regular prescribed way and also the sub..... ... benzo - ever - must always taper. BTW altho .5mg xanax sound a little it is in fact equivalent to 10 mg valium...
    ... from? They can be induced during withdrawal from xanax . Not saying that this is true in your situation ...
    ... Yinksy, I ended up taking about half of a half of my xanax (because today was a day where I took my sub) to see ... gone as much as four days one time without taking my Xanax (when I had little to no anxiety and was FINE)......
    ... am not getting sick but glad to know it may not be Xanax withdrawal! Whew! :) We'll see how tomorrow goes...
    ... I hope it is not a side affect from not taking the Xanax as I have always been so careful with them and not...
    ... the one who refused to prescribe it while I am on Xanax . So, I am having to taper with what I have left. ... ll suffer together today! :) Michelle Oh! No Xanax today and no nausea....maybe it is the sub?????...

  52. Finally asking for help...
    ... have clonodine and flexeril to help, and a couple of xanax . Does this sound good? Luckily its been pretty warm...
    ... right?), a week's worth of some type of benzo (Valium, Xanax ), muscle relaxers (preferably Soma), Immodium, Benedryl...
    ... have clonodine and flexeril to help, and a couple of xanax . Does this sound good? Luckily its been pretty warm...

  53. Question for Sub users
    ... that yet because I'm so scared to fly. I've got my xanax but since you cannot take a large dose of xanax w...

  54. Didn't want to tell anyone, but I blew it...
    ... Trying to just work threw them instead of taking my xanax but there are times it is just too dam hard. Don...

  55. (This ought to be a good one) Do I need a Xanax?
    ... day. I also take Lexapro daily and supposed to take Xanax three times a day, but I don't. I usually take one ... little nervous. Mind you, I have NEVER abused my Xanax ! Have been on it a year and my dose has decreased...
    ... though I have never abused or desired to abuse my Xanax ) of getting addicted to it...but what if you really...
    ... Michelle - just take a xanax . Moonlight - do you have children? Have you ever ... playing in the toilet!!!!! Some times people need xanax ! Michelle - stop worrying about it, keep an eye on ... are fine... just stop worrying. The worry about the xanax is probably causing more anxiety! Take care girl...
    ... Would it make you feel better to just take half of a xanax ? And if that doesnt work take the other half. I feel...
    ... Michelle, you are already taking the xanax , right? And you know you cannot suddenly stop it ... your concerns as well. But this is why you have the xanax is for times like this, my dear. luv, rosie...
    ... little nervous feeling. After I took my one half of Xanax , it subsided. I ended up letting one half dissolve...
    ... Rosie's train of thought. If you have been taking xanax on a regular basis - you know you cant just stop. ... If you have missed - even just one regular dose of xanax this could explain your present situation - sounds ... like classic withdrawal symptoms. (especially from xanax which is so short acting and produces quite unpleasant ... If that is the case - take your regular dose of xanax and if that removes the symptoms then perhaps these ... further advice. BTW - generally people dont abuse xanax - the dependency is called iatrogenic addiction - ... Only you can tell if this is withdrawal from the xanax or a panic attack? Or indeed withdrawal from sub...
    ... have gone a day or two before where I don't take any Xanax and am fine, so I wouldn't think that it would be...
    ... of dealing with the kids. I am glad you took 1/2 xanax . Like everyone is saying, that is what they are there...
    ... though I have never abused or desired to abuse my Xanax ) of getting addicted to it...but what if you really ... I personally think you would be fine taking the xanax , you have never had an issue with abusing it and if ... are shaking that bad .. it will surely help. I take xanax intermittently for vertigo (for some reason I get ... prescribed a low dose for the symptoms.) I take the xanax only when needed for the vertigo symptoms and never...
    ... than there really is. My opinion! But when I took the xanax two weeks ago I got loaded and I could deffently see...
    ... guard. I never took any more than that one half of Xanax even though I continued to shake for another hour...
    ... PANIC ATTACK!!! Don't worry about taking a 1/2 a xanax or even a whole one when you are in the midst of an ... Hang in there Michelle....don't worry about the xanax intake right now. Don't increase any, but take them ... i ever took them as prescribed. I just know that xanax is prescribed for the symptoms you were describing...
    ... Michelle - why are you so worried about taking xanax ? You don't abuse them, and don't even take them as ... someone obviously has 'bullied' you into thinking that xanax is worse than death itself. You and I were on the ... same page as xanax and we both agreed that it's needed for certain people ... you what to do. If you want to taper and get off of xanax , then do it for yourself, not for anyone else. If ... upset right? Somebody has you so freaked out about xanax and you used to not be this way????? Come on, Scarlett...
    ... Take the xanax ..lady! Thats what its for..sounds like panic to me...
    ... and wondered why I was so "worried" about taking the Xanax ...I know this was anxiety building up to full blown ... very involved with my recovery) care, I will take the Xanax when I have anxiety/panic attacks as I did yesterday ... may would have tried on of them before taking the Xanax , but that just wasn't an option yesterday. I ... did not take any more Xanax last night and laid in bed about an hour before finally...
    ... klonopin when she got pg. ithink she still takes xanax ...so don't worry!...
    ... Michelle - just take a xanax . Moonlight - do you have children? Have you ever ... playing in the toilet!!!!! Some times people need xanax ! Michelle - stop worrying about it, keep an eye on ... are fine... just stop worrying. The worry about the xanax is probably causing more anxiety! Take care girl...
    ... i started taking xanax like once a week...on pill...actually i cut it in ... so i was thinking 'is this cause my body is craving xanax even though i dont even take it everyday???' i then ... took a xanax and felt fine SO i dont know it is scary to think ... .so that might be connected im gonna try to take xanax once a day at .25 and see how that goes...

  56. pain pill addiction...
    ... Others may suggest some type of benzo (Valium, Xanax ) but you have to be extremely careful with those as ... they are very addicitve! I will say Xanax helped me sleep and calmed the "heebie jeebies" but...
    ... I actually hate Xanax , I used to use it all the time, cause it makes me...
    ... If your uncomfortable with the Xanax , try some Benedryl...and make sure before you go to...

  57. Woe is me
    ... suck, going in after being up from 2:00. I took a xanax and was going to take a dose of Sub becuase that helps...

  58. For Rhett From Scarlett
    ... Medicate" myself on them. At one point, droping 90 xanax (2mg.) and 90 Kolonopin (.5mg.) in a 14 day period...

  59. Sadsister and Kimbee
    ... This whole craving started when my tolerance to Xanax started. I would want something but didn't know what ... but could never fill the craving. Then I popped a Xanax in my mouth one day, (I usually only take them at ... the craving was gone. Well, I didn't want to up my Xanax intake, nor did I want to get fat, so I had to search...

  60. I Need Advise Bad
    ... VERY wrong) but during my addiction, I would take xanax to counteract the nervousness. I'm sure it's the...

  61. Ladies & Kinda!
    ... a very rough day and would've loved to just take a xanax and not worry about it....but i took nothing and worked ... thru it myself. I worry about xanax now that i have heard the horror stories. I refuse ... killers caused. Sleep has come...i never increased my xanax to accomodate.....slowly starting to get about 6 or...
    ... stated that she helped her too. She helped me drop my xanax by half, and consider dropping even more and truly...
    ... heartening to see people now questioning their use of xanax and other benzos................. just questioning...

  62. one month clean and feeling down
    ... more aggravated!!!!!!!!! I could do the same w/my xanax , but i do not. I hope everyone is well and thanks...

  63. VERY frustrated
    ... from the doctor? I am allready prescribed 2mg. of xanax a day for my anxiety. I have been on it for maybe...
    ... helped me with the restlessness is the combination of Xanax and Soma (a muscle relaxer). I only took .5mgs of ... the Xanax and one of the Soma and then hit a very hot tub with...
    ... thinking of asking him if he could up my dose on the xanax even if only for a week because they are not effective...

  64. Rosie, how are you today and what are "the plans?"
    ... had a couple of bad weeks and was taking too many xanax but I feel much better now. I'm back to my prescribed ... amount. I'm also thinking of decreasing the xanax and my lexepro because combined with Sub, I just get...

  65. suboxone and cravings
    ... of pacing. This is probably when i should take my xanax , but i don't want to create a whole new problem by...

  66. Since Quitting X I see Things In A Different Way - Please Read
    ... worst things to have to detox off of)like Valium or xanax for the first week or two to help even you out and...
    ... worst things to have to detox off of)like Valium or xanax for the first week or two to help even you out and...

  67. Yinsky
    ... Did I send you a message regarding my xanax usage? I could have sworn I wrote you a post about...
    ... you said would happen. I am finding myself taking xanax more and more to try and find that 'escape' that I ... calling my counselor today to talk w/her about the xanax issue. She's going to be so disappointed in me and ... again and unfortunately, there IS no Suboxone for xanax addicts. K - let me know your thoughts and be easy...
    ... hate to hear you say that I was right all along about xanax - just means that another human being is now struggling ... read the parts that are pertinent.......... about xanax and about tolerance? And about withdrawal - which ... tolerance and indeed are now experiencing it with xanax . Horrible how it creeps up on you - sneeky nasty ... dosage at the moment is really quite high (0.5 mg xanax = 10 mg valium Ashton) - you are taking the equivalent ... That is fairly hefty? Anyone struggling to get off xanax will be aware that the drug has profound effects on ... from the therapeutic actions. Directly or indirectly xanax influences almost every aspect of brain function. ... may be experiencing could actually be caused by the xanax . Again - in Ashton you can read in more depth about ... and their families." So - here - you can see that xanax - far from quieting anxiety may actually cause it ... but you will have some idea - I suspect - about how xanax affects you? I'm sorry Banker - I know this must ... of people out there who once had a love affair with xanax and who escaped! No doubt at all that you can do...
    ... decrease this, then I can definitely decrease the xanax . I know I can. My antidepressant makes me tired ... lots of caffiene, then I get really anxious and take xanax , and it's all a big circle. I will get a handle on ... site because of the Sub. And you're right, Sub and xanax mixed together in high dosages can be deadly. Another...
    ... on the sub. But - dont you think it could be the xanax ? After all ......... all benzos have a sedating effect ... been wondering too about the mechanisms of sub and xanax .............. Sub is a long acting opiate which attaches ... cells? I think this is right? Well - perhaps the xanax compete with the sub to attach to the same sites?...
    ... lecture, but I was a very casual and sporadic user of xanax and had a seizure, which could threaten the lives...
    ... suspicious" attitude. listen to your gut. 4 mg. of xanax is a fairly high dose. as yinksy said roughly the ... recent for any studies over 2 yrs. i DO know that xanax can be a rather nasty benzo...contributing to moodiness...
    ... like this even when I was only taking about .5 of xanax a day w/the sub. See, originally, I was so scared ... to mix the two, I barely took the xanax and the Sub still knocked me out. I take the xanax ... I feel the least bit tired, I do not want to take xanax at all. The lexepro worries me a bit since it does ... lexepro, there shouldn't be a reason for me to take xanax (because the lexepro keeps my anxiety under control ... of coffee). If I had an attack, I could still take xanax , if I had to. I'm just so used to taking at least ... one xanax a day, whether I need it or not. But... it doesn ... my caffiene (which I sometimes think is harder than xanax ), I will be fine. Like I said, it's just a circle ... teenage boys and an adolecent girl. It makes me want a xanax just thinking about it - just kidding... lol K -...
    ... kids have to get me really, really frazzled to take xanax during the day. The xanax makes me a little too relaxed...
    ... have very sedating properties. combined with sub and xanax it's no wonder your falling asleep at days end. and ... you're right. you probably don't need the xanax at all. truthfully, i'd be kinda leary about combining ... all three. and yes, of all the benzos, xanax is most known to cause irritability and moodiness...
    ... take? I am on that on back to 4mgs of sub daily and Xanax (one half) in the morning and the other in the late...
    ... like this even when I was only taking about .5 of xanax a day w/the sub. See, originally, I was so scared ... to mix the two, I barely took the xanax and the Sub still knocked me out. I take the xanax ... I feel the least bit tired, I do not want to take xanax at all. The lexepro worries me a bit since it does ... lexepro, there shouldn't be a reason for me to take xanax (because the lexepro keeps my anxiety under control ... of coffee). If I had an attack, I could still take xanax , if I had to. I'm just so used to taking at least ... one xanax a day, whether I need it or not. But... it doesn ... my caffiene (which I sometimes think is harder than xanax ), I will be fine. Like I said, it's just a circle ... teenage boys and an adolecent girl. It makes me want a xanax just thinking about it - just kidding... lol K - ... of them?) But if you really feel you dont need the xanax - then why not take steps to eliminate it entirely...
    ... Michelle..as to your sleeping...did i read that you take xanax in the daytime for anxiety/panic?? would it be feasible...
    ... you suggested. Have just taken the one half on my Xanax today and will take the other in a couple of hours...
    ... NO way at all? Also, skipped my evening dosage of xanax and I'm still awake, I actually watched two whole...
    ... So........maybe that horrible evil little pill - Xanax - is to blame after all? Y...
    ... what guys??? I have been thinking and when i take my xanax at night, i am asleep within an hour after taking ... it. I'll bet your intake of xanax thru=out the day ends up leaving you wiped-out by...
    ... lexepro instead of 10 and maybe just another 2 mgs of xanax today. I definitely was not on 4 mgs long enough...
    ... would be willing to bet the combination of the sub and Xanax is what is making you so sleepy- try cutting back ... on the Xanax and take it night (maybe thirty minutes before your ... that is an awful feeling, isn't it? Do you take Xanax then...when that happens to you? Well ladies...
    ... last night because I didn't take my afternoon dose of xanax nor my daily dose of lexepro. I took lexepro today ... but not the xanax this afternoon so we'll see how it goes tonight. ...

  68. Time to quit
    ... would be greatly appreciated. I am prescribed to xanax . They probably help a bit, but I don't really notice...

  69. question
    ... with switiching drugs. I once switched to Valium from Xanax to get off of that but still could not sleep so went ... do it. I do it by cutting down one mg a week on the Xanax . My husband did the narcotics cold turkey. I know...
    ... with switiching drugs. I once switched to Valium from Xanax to get off of that but still could not sleep so went ... do it. I do it by cutting down one mg a week on the Xanax . My husband did the narcotics cold turkey. I know...

  70. Day 1.. yet again!
    ... I do it rarely an do it in control and prescribed xanax along with antidrepressants and anti-psychotics. ...

  71. Klonopin vs. Valium
    ... read was how much less addictive Klonopin is than xanax . I took xanax for years, as needed, for nerves & never...

  72. Lisaaahubbb please explain?
    ... popsicles. You want to watch out for dehydration! The Xanax , Valium, etc. are benzo's that are used to calm one...

  73. I slept!!!!
    ... doc spent an hour with me for a new attack plan NO XANAX that is some wicked stuff for me it has that warm...

  74. Is it possible to control hydrocodone use
    ... a week. It is great for relaxation. I also take xanax with about the same frequency. So far I have no ill...
    ... keeping it at that level along with usin benzo's like xanax ....people have died combining the two and thought...
    ... a week. It is great for relaxation. I also take xanax with about the same frequency. So far I have no ill ... you are chasing the dragon. I have been hooked on Xanax for 12 years. Every six months I go through a complete ... withdrawl and then don't sleep for a few days. I take a Xanax and wham, I am back to addiction. Luckily you can ... 't die from a Xanax overdose. As for hydrocordone, that you can die from...
    ... in the world told you that you cannot overdose from xanax ? That is really dangerous to say when it's not true...
    ... in the world told you that you cannot overdose from xanax ? That is really dangerous to say when it's not true ... for you! Plus, I agree, you definitely can od from xanax , although people say that it is not a sure route to...
    ... from any drug. [url="http://www.drug-overdose.com/ xanax .htm"]http://www.drug-overdose.com/xanax.htm[/url] ... another and then down a rabbit hole of sites about Xanax but can't find one instance of a death caused directly ... by an overdose of Xanax . There have been ones when other factors are involved ... but no " Xanax related deaths" without another drug involved. ...
    ... Anyway, I am on the right mix of drugs now, lexepro, xanax and sub and I'm just taking it one day at a time and ... Betty - why on earth would you take a whole bottle of xanax ? Are you trying to kill yourself? You can die from...
    ... Betty - why on earth would you take a whole bottle of xanax ? Are you trying to kill yourself? You can die from ... through right now? Why did I take a whole bottle of Xanax ? Not to kill myself. I like to experiment and take ... life. I just change drugs of choice. Right now it is Xanax . Had it stayed heroin or cocaine I surely would be...

  75. It's 4:27 and I cant sleep
    ... am just a mess they change my benzo from ativan to xanax I though Sleep will come now it relaxed me but that...
    ... am just a mess they change my benzo from ativan to xanax I though Sleep will come now it relaxed me but that...