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  1. Suboxone and other Meds
    ... there is absolutely no way I need to be taking my Xanax with my sub~ in fact, he said it it was illegal~ which ... other people here of the forum have actully been given Xanax or Klonopin scripts by their sub doctors. So, I think ... my is trying to scare me away from the Xanax because he mentioned several time that that is the ... most abuse prescription drug. I have taken Xanax for 7 or 8 months and never had a problem and do not...
    ... already knows my story and my doctor actually gave me Xanax along w/the Sub. Although you are taking anti depressants ... I think the problem is when people take too much Xanax (or other Benzo) along w/the Sub. I also read on...

  2. Please tell me this will get better
    ... an anti-depressant and/or anything for anxiety like Xanax or anything else? Also, tell me your situation, how ... However, the anti depressant really helped. I take Xanax for anxiety but with the Sub, don't need to take it...

  3. Hydrocodone Question!!
    ... hopefully that won't last too long. Is it safe to use Xanax to help me sleep those first couple of nights? I...
    ... pain meds of one a day to zero and then cut loose the Xanax after two nights so you won't become dependent on...
    ... something like this(pretty innocuous) as opposed to the xanax ,like as what was stated in another post, trade one...

  4. Abusing suboxone?
    ... reason I haven't is my fear of mixing the Sub and Xanax ... Also, I feel weird when I take too much. I believe...
    ... should talk to your doctor about switching to Ativan or Xanax ? Michelle - I've been thinking about you too! ...
    ... with this like Ambien or something? Do you take any xanax or anything? I can't imagine doing it literally c...

  5. "new" to this bored
    ... addiction and am now on Lexapro (for depression) daily and Xanax (for anxiety attacks) as needed. It has helped some...

  6. Talking to the Dr. about addiction
    ... this. Just think long and hard before he takes any xanax or any other benzos as they are addicting as well...

  7. Holidays Are Hard For Us Addicts!
    ... not out of line to say about being careful about the Xanax . IF I was, I am sorry. It came from my heart:)...

  8. Problems After Abusing Exctacy (Need Help)
    ... prescribed an anti depressant and a benzo such as Xanax . You have to be very careful with Xanax as is extremely...
    ... prescribed an anti depressant and a benzo such as Xanax . You have to be very careful with Xanax as is extremely...
    ... also. The Doctor put me on a low dose of zoloft, and xanax as needed. Helped a little. What mostly helped was...

  9. Why must we admit this?
    ... completely nothing in my system. Also, I need my xanax for a valid anxiety disorder but he disagrees. I ... also had a doctor tell me that xanax was nothing but alchohol in a pill and that I needed...

  10. Question
    ... gloom with the rain. anyway, could she be taking xanax or klonopin? both are benzodiazapines and are highly...
    ... She already is prescribed Xanax and just changed to Klonopin so I don't think that...

  11. Stacker3
    ... think today I found the right combination - I took 1mg xanax and not quite 1/2 didrex. Up til now I haven't been ... a day. I did take 1/4 of one with the didrex and xanax and I feel really good right now. Yesterday I did ... not have the xanax and was really battling the desire to take more norco ... I ended up taking 1.5 norcos. Today I think the xanax really eliminated the stomach problem. I probably ... will probably try that - unless of course I find the xanax /didrex combo works well enough today that I don't...
    ... from. I too used Stackers to boost the energy loss & Xanax (not prescribed BTW...I bought them online). They ... went back up & I lost all anxiety & depression. WATCH Xanax ...talk about trading one addiction for another. ...

  12. Suboxone fears
    ... later, I "thinK" I am feeling anxious, do I need a Xanax ? or I "think" my back hurts, do I need a Soma? It...
    ... absolutely no control when it comes to pills (except Xanax ) - NONE! Now, when I got some methadone one time ... tell your doctor that you have got to have Sub and Xanax and that you don't abuse the Xanax. I take about ... at night.... just a little sleepy after my evening Xanax dosage which is about 1 or 2 mgs. I've also noticed ... that I don't need my Xanax as much during the day as I used to. Please let me...
    ... Her Dr. won't let her take the suboxone with the xanax . That tells me that if she is to wean off suboxone ... xanx, if she doesn't switch Drs. And getting off xanax is in my experience, toughter than opiates. And if ... I were her, i would not consider stopping xanax because the Dr. says it's illegal to take it with...

  13. Methadone Detox...Mystery Pill causes extreme reaction????
    ... far as withdrawl symptoms. He occasionally takes xanax to take off the edge when his withdrawl acts up- he ... buys the xanax from a guy he knows from his clinic. Yesterday ... Kevin a few pills which he said were a combination of xanax and valium, and that they came from Canada. They...
    ... ever since he got home. He agreed to counseling, NO XANAX or other drugs, and to slow down his methadone detox...

  14. Listen up ganja smokers!
    ... drink but my wife would kill me. I have to take some xanax to keep from drinking but that doesnt allways work...

  15. Withdrawls from Suboxone Vs Hydrocodone
    ... reason that I didn't want to step down using valium or xanax . I get addicted to things VERY easily! Sometimes...
    ... it is. I can also tell the different when I add a xanax at night to the sub...I DO zone out, fall asleep wherever...
    ... planning on leaving because of him not letting me take my Xanax ), and said I need to come in next week and talk to...
    ... night, I took 8mg at time (4 pills at once) and a xanax , and i fell asleep sitting up as usual. I have told ... down (like the vicodin did). I think the sub and xanax does that for sure, but i don't bout the sub alone ... sources where it says that it is NOT illegal to take xanax with suboxone; even treatment centers give patients ... but I know of several people that are doing fine on xanax and sub and I'd like to continue for awhile taking...

  16. Hydrocodone withdrawel treatment plan...will it work?
    ... Ativan is a benzodiazepine, a little weaker than Xanax . Your doc probably gave you that for anxiety. You...
    ... little worried about the ativan it it a sister to xanax it is a lot less potanit but still addictive Ibuprofin...
    ... shakes, crying, etc. When I went cold turkey...the Xanax and Ambien (for sleep) saved me! I am not saying...
    ... I remembered that I did take it. I just took a .5 xanax to try and help but It's like my body is craving....

  17. A very real KLONOPIN scare!!
    ... They are very addictive. I take a benzo as well, Xanax , but am very careful with them and use them sparingly...
    ... They are very addictive. I take a benzo as well, Xanax , but am very careful with them and use them sparingly...
    ... things really got out of hand with the benzo's. I use Xanax ~ if used properly, it can be very helpful to alot ... next day( NOW I WAS completely out of KOLONOPIN and XANAX ) when i called him back the next day, he had a comlletely ... twicce as many pills as instructed(90 Kolonopin, 90 xanax in 2 wks. should be dead or in a coma.I said sorry...
    ... but it has been about a week and i've only taken the xanax and kolonopin as "directed". Sarting tomorrow i drop ... the xanax down to 2 a day.In about 4-5days the kolonopin gets...
    ... right now) I ended up doubling -up on my kolonopin and xanax to cool down. I can't sleep(TOO WIRED up FROM the...
    ... 21 day weaning ) off of that Kolonopin,Captress and Xanax . I feel no side effects and don't even crave them...

  18. Does anyone else crave on the sub?
    ... have "parted ways," because he WILL NOT let me use my Xanax while on the sub and I truly need this for anxiety...
    ... abusing the vic's anymore.I am however stuck on taking 1 xanax before bed!!! Therefore i dont consider myself clean...
    ... cravings, etc." my doctor is no longer my doctor. (The Xanax issue.) I truly have anxiety SO BAD~ my hubby said ... there was no way I was stopping the Xanax because he could not live with me (I guess that means...
    ... take my "usual dose" (about four or five Norco and a Xanax ) while flying the friendly skies. Luckily, I will...
    ... would be a hypocrite of I attended because I'm on Sub, Xanax , and Lexepro. I don't think I could ever be free...
    ... But... I made it though fine. I actually took a xanax and it did nothing to help with the stress but now...

  19. checkin' on michelle
    ... mother, my brother, and me. I take Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed. I have gotten alot of "flack" on the board ... concerning the Xanax - have you read any of those post debating the Xanax...

  20. friday and torture
    ... slipped on tuesday and got f'ed up and been taking xanax ever since to try to ease my urge to keep drinking ... . i think the xanax is just as bad thought cause i feel like i'm in a...
    ... slipped on tuesday and got f'ed up and been taking xanax ever since to try to ease my urge to keep drinking ... . i think the xanax is just as bad thought cause i feel like i'm in a...

  21. need advice for in-patient detox (buprenex )
    ... your Doc. knows if your taking any benzos (Valium, Xanax ) before you start the BUP. There have been isolated...

  22. vicoden and hearing problems
    ... detoxing from long-term use of benzos (Klonopin, Valium, Xanax ), is much more dangerous and should be done under...

  23. Happy Birthday To Me
    ... in 6 weeks however i seem to keep holding on to my xanax ....I am only taking 1 at night to help me sleep i...
    ... in 6 weeks however i seem to keep holding on to my xanax ....I am only taking 1 at night to help me sleep i ... happy about. When you are ready to stop taking Xanax I would taper very very slowly. I did a slow taper...

  24. Sometin wrong?
    ... you don't mind? How long for the suboxone, how much Xanax do you take with it (the most you've taken before ... days ago... been very anxious and have been taking my xanax which my sub doc gave me but I'm been freaked out ... while I was having panick attacks was taking 2 mg of xanax and not waking up with my kids here (I'm a single ... a while if you think you need it. Also, how much Xanax do you take as well? I need someone to tell me I...
    ... forgave" me and we continued on. I was prescribed Xanax about six months ago from my psychiatrist. He said ... problem mixing with the sub if you are not abusing the Xanax and taking too much. He was very comforting about ... and a single parent on top of that, you may need the Xanax . There is a "stigma" attached to this drug and I...
    ... your concern about the combination of suboxone and xanax . call your suboxone doctor ASAP. tell him about your...
    ... it. The part about feeling more at ease with your xanax ; I am also; altho I do notice that at night when I...
    ... having a horrible time going to sleep even after my Xanax . He had given me Ambien but I'm out and haven't gone...
    ... I fall asleep. Sp I'm feeling the affects of the xanax and suboxone; triples my sedation; that's what it...

  25. Xanax detox one year ago
    ... I can relate with the sleep issue... I take Xanax too for sleep or Ambien... But I don't take the Ambien ... regularly so it's primarly Xanax . Can you talk to your doc? I'm wondering if there ... else? Tell him you don't want to rely solely on the Xanax for sleep? I can relate to what you are saying. ...
    ... My doc is not prescribing xanax for me. He has me on 100mg of Zoloft and 10mg of ... started the Ritalin. After becoming addicted to the xanax , neither of my docs will prescribe it anymore. Although...
    ... today cause I can't sleep either. I'm tapering from xanax and have lowered my dose, just a wee bit, but I can ... suffer a lot with anxiety and restlessness. The xanax helps me tremendously with my panic disorder, but ... year. If you are tempted to continue to take your xanax again and up the dose I would make sure I don't have ... does, with exception of kids using it for ADD. Xanax is a super powerful drug. I've taken it on and off ... doing the right thing by watching your step with the xanax . I'd do back to my Dr. and ask for a sedating type...
    ... Thanks for the replies. As of now I am taking 1 mg xanax and 2 25 mgs of seroquel (sedating antipsychotic...
    ... readily agreed to change. He knows my history with xanax since he was the one prescribing it all those years...
    ... to prescribe it to me because I was so addicted to xanax . I'm tempted to try it though although no one has...
    ... hello, i have been on xanax for only one month, going into my second. my doctor ... knowing that i only have a little amount of time on xanax . i guess it is hard to understand the whole "addiction ... opinion at this point, me leading a normal life on xanax sure seems better than me freaking out all the time ... wrapping their car around a telphone pole while on xanax , or taking out a family of 6 while in a "xanax stupor ... know of too many people dying of lung cancer from xanax and last but not least, there is no xanax designated...
    ... is looking out for you. Believe me I know how well xanax works, almost too well. But, it is a drug that you ... amount of years - this is truly the exception. I loved xanax while I was on it for 10+ years, but the thought of...
    ... is looking out for you. Believe me I know how well xanax works, almost too well. But, it is a drug that you ... amount of years - this is truly the exception. I loved xanax while I was on it for 10+ years, but the thought of ... you are not ok off of it, is that addiction? so if xanax works as well for someone else why is that a bad thing...
    ... you are not ok off of it, is that addiction? so if xanax works as well for someone else why is that a bad thing...

  26. I did it! I started on Suboxone today!!!
    ... with Tabs, Percocets and anything else....(except my Xanax and Lexepro) at least as long as I'm on this. Now...
    ... well last night AT ALL.... I normally take 2 mg of Xanax before bedtime but because I was scared to mix them...
    ... well last night AT ALL.... I normally take 2 mg of Xanax before bedtime but because I was scared to mix them ... Thanks again for everyone's help!! Banker, I take xanax too. I mix them only at night - and boy do I sleep ... suboxone. Given the way it makes me feel when taking xanax , I think that drinking will just sedate me big time...
    ... It went away a few minutes later and after I took a Xanax . I don't know if I took too much for me or what but ... t a 'cure all' but it does help so much. How much Xanax do you take per day? I have a high tolerance and ... coma... BUT... my sub doc is the one that refilled my Xanax so I don't think he would do that if he thought It...

  27. Starting Suboxone in the a.m. Help!
    ... anyone else that can help, please do. Oh, I'm also on Xanax too but like most on here, I don't abuse it but definitely ... The same doc that gave me the Suboxone refilled my Xanax so I guess he's not too worried about mixing it. ...

  28. Hydrocodone withdrawal
    ... anidepressant, helps as well. Others take ultram, xanax , valium, but to me, that's just more pills. I'm wondering...

  29. No Effect from Hydrocodone?!
    ... will be pretty rough the next few days, but I have xanax to get me through. This stupid addiction is getting...
    ... will be pretty rough the next few days, but I have xanax to get me through. This stupid addiction is getting...

  30. Time to pay the Piper!
    ... side-effects, my friendly doctor also prescribed me Xanax for those sleepless irritable nights, but there was ... no match. Dexedrine still reigned and Xanax wound up looking like a lil' *****. When I eventually...

  31. suboxone withdrawal symptoms #2
    ... is my dilemma- my doctor said absolutely NO to my Xanax . I even had my psychiatrist fax all his info regarding ... prescribed. ( My psychiatrist "counts"/keeps up with my Xanax .) My sub doctor still said NO and gave me two to...
    ... why not keep the xanax a secret for the sub dr cause if he finds out all...
    ... they leave you high and dry, if you cant get off the xanax then you have no option to try to recover. Thats...
    ... might have been Canada) showed that high doses of xanax taken with buprenorphine led to death. My Doc said ... was true, but I've lost the url. Just search for xanax and buprenorphine, or benzodiazepines and buprenorphine...
    ... post that my sub doctor did not want me to take my Xanax with the sub. I failed to tell ya'll that he said...
    ... that some deaths were associated with high doses of xanax mixed with buprenorphine in addicts that were using...
    ... would be on it more so than the fact that taking my Xanax was illegal with the sub. He thinks we are looking ... months to a year, but I just don't think I can stop the Xanax . I have a five, four, and one year old and my stress ... is using that as a scare tactic to get me off the Xanax . I tried once to take my sub every two days and that...
    ... might have been Canada) showed that high doses of xanax taken with buprenorphine led to death. My Doc said ... was true, but I've lost the url. Just search for xanax and buprenorphine, or benzodiazepines and buprenorphine...
    ... My sub doctor is just trying to scare my off of the Xanax I think. :) Kimbee, Thank you for sharing...
    ... subutex. He told me that I could continue to take xanax as needed, but also that if I dosed in excess I could...

  32. Withdrawal problems from Marijuana
    ... time, and it helps me immensly, almost better than my xanax . Anyway, you made the right choice in cutting down...

  33. Klonopin / clonazapaem QUESTION???
    ... off of 40 mgs of Valium per day, with an occasional Xanax thrown in the mix. If you are feeling better than...

  34. Suboxone round-up!
    ... the benzo issue. My doctor WILL NOT let me take my Xanax on the sub. He gave me about six weeks to get off ... going to do when my doctor says "TIMES UP" on the Xanax ? Another good reason to come off the sub! I tried...
    ... Michelle what are you gonna do?Can you change from xanax to ativan..shorter acting benzo??Whats w/ the legal ... dr...im worried for you.How long have you been on xanax ? This is gonna sound strange..but..im off the hard...
    ... Hey Heather, I have been on Xanax about six months regularly. I have been given this ... almost. Does that make sense? I have always avoided Xanax or other benzo's when my OB gave them to me because ... my hydro addiction), he encouraged me to take the Xanax daily and just see if it helped me. It has....ALOT...
    ... doctor was more understanding.If you don't take the xanax too regularly you probably won't have too many problems...
    ... challenge yet - getting off the benzo - be it klonopin or xanax . No, you do not not need them for the rest of your...
    ... challenge yet - getting off the benzo - be it klonopin or xanax . No, you do not not need them for the rest of your...
    ... that, but that is a perfect example of when I need my Xanax . LOL! Especially when dealing with my mother in law...
    ... the ainitial question. I was on a benzo (klonopin & Xanax ) while I was taking suboxone 24mg (on methadone now...

  35. Klonopin / Clonazapaem YIKES BAD BAD BAD
    ... really is funny how all people are different. I abused xanax for about 3 months (1-2 MG a day). I had no idea it...
    ... what my doctor prescribed. 20mg Valium AM 1mg Xanax 4x per day 30mg Restoril at bed time. I looked...
    ... unbelievable. What is the equivalent of 20 mg of Valium to Xanax or Klonopin? That's absolutey shocking. Also ... what my doctor prescribed. 20mg Valium AM 1mg Xanax 4x per day 30mg Restoril at bed time. I looked...
    ... 20mg Valium AM 1mg Xanax 4x per day = 80mg Valium 30mg Restoril at bed time...

  36. HELP----I still can't sleep
    ... can't believe that this is still going on. I take xanax at night, which only lasts about 3 hours or so and...
    ... can't believe that this is still going on. I take xanax at night, which only lasts about 3 hours or so and ... recently tapered off ativan (a benzodiazepine like Xanax ) - took a year of tapering to get off 3 mg of ativan ... compared to getting off a benzo. Please dont use xanax - it is so very addicting. If you get addicted to ... xanax (which happens after a very short time) then you will ... But if you start messing about with the likes of xanax and ambien - then you really are on the road to hell...
    ... these types of questions, wouldn't give me Ambien. Xanax was rx'ed for me & apparently was the right thing...
    ... to scare anyone - but perhaps it needs to be done. Xanax is a benzodiazepine along with Ativan, Klonopin Valium ... Generally, they are clueless. Utterly! I am in the UK - xanax cannot be prescribed here (thank goodness - I think ... withdraw from. Add politics to this equation.......... Xanax makes the most obscene amount of profit for its manufacture ... matter. Doctors will prescribe you a benzo (say, xanax ) because - yes - it reduces anxiety and allows sleep ... urge them to stop completely. If you start taking xanax , ambien etc you are going to end up in a very very...
    ... sparingly, and never experienced a problem and I use Xanax now very sparingly and am not experiencing any problems ... sychiatrist and confessed my Hydro addiction, he prescribed Xanax , as I indeed have severe nervousness and anxiety and...
    ... non hypnotic and wont give you the trouble Ambien or Xanax will give you....
    ... o.k. the problem is not xanax ----it is NOT my drug of choice.... I have been on ... xanax and zoloft for over a year and a half. I only take ... overwhelming. There are days i don't even freakin take xanax , i realize that many of you have had problems with ... not be a problem. My problem is NO SLEEP!!! Not xanax or opiates for that matter.... I am gonna try to...
    ... running just now about the difficulty in coming off xanax . I suspect that there are many many people now trying ... fact - I have heard of people who had been taking xanax or ativan for a relatively short time - say - a few ... hooked on a benzo while trying to recover - taking xanax or ativan or whatever - as prescribed by a doctor...
    ... right in that you HAVE TO HAVE SOME SLEEP! On the Xanax issue, I very much understand what everyone is stressing ... had to come off it, but like Lisa, I am prescribed Xanax (1mg 3x a day) and an anti-depressant and my doctor...
    ... to be going from one drug to another. ex. Zoloft, XanaX , Ambien, Pot. Just take what your doctor ordered for...
    ... right in that you HAVE TO HAVE SOME SLEEP! On the Xanax issue, I very much understand what everyone is stressing ... had to come off it, but like Lisa, I am prescribed Xanax (1mg 3x a day) and an anti-depressant and my doctor...
    ... get clean was beyond hell. However, I was prescribed Xanax and Ambien and they worked great for me. Was my experience...
    ... stinky little pill. HA! But I know that Lisa said Xanax was not her problem...I think she might be right,...

  37. I haven't had any since Thursday.
    ... there but uncomfortable. My head hurts. I took a xanax a few minutes ago, but they really do not do much...

  38. Suboxone prescribed incorrectly???
    ... enobarbital and told me to start going to meetings. I take Xanax too and I don't abuse those but he wanted me off of...

  39. post-xanax withdrawal... how long in system?
    ... i started taking xanax in august of this year. i was on 1mg a day for about ... schedule. my doctor did not want me to stop taking the xanax , but i hated what it was doing to me. he finally put ... a pill for a week and then went completely off the xanax . today i am on day 6 of my complete withdrawal. i ... tolerance while on the meds. does anyone know how long xanax might stay in my system given how long i was on the ... on occasion i get that feeling i had while on the xanax ... like i dont care about anything... i just kind ... better than the complete mindlock i had while i on xanax ....
    ... it kindly. It is my understanding that the use of Xanax should be limited to 2 weeks, at the most, after that...

  40. stayin clean (be truthful)
    ... nah..i'll bereal with u, if i had xanax here i would take em...the reason why i havent is...

  41. Can't do this anymore, I have had enough!
    ... lost so much weight. I was detoxing from 10 years of Xanax and about 5 years of heavy opiate use. It was horrible ... what they did to me. Mind you I was taking 15 1 mgs Xanax a day, they gave 1 klonopin 3 X's a day. I didnt...
    ... detox that they only gave you medications for the Xanax withdrawl, why is that? Why didn't they give you anything...

  42. No benzos while using suboxone
    ... circumstances should I use any type of benzo (Valium, Xanax , Ativan, Klonopin, etc.) as I could be fatal. I'm...
    ... That's one reason I quick taking my so soon- I take Xanax . I guenuinely have anxiety. I do not abuse this...
    ... Hi Michelle! :) I used to take Xanax too, for the very same reason. It's amazing how I...
    ... klonopin and im not dead. Just dont go and take 30 xanax with your suboxone....
    ... idea to mix benzos with this med, I have tried taking xanax & valium with it (only 1 pill) and I was fine, I think...
    ... idea to mix benzos with this med, I have tried taking xanax & valium with it (only 1 pill) and I was fine, I think...
    ... to control the anxiety. I use both subutex and xanax with no problem. 12mg/day sub - 1mg/day xanax....
    ... I use both subutex and xanax with no problem. 12mg/day sub - 1mg/day xanax. ... do you use xanax for acute attacks or do you take it everyday to control...
    ... do you use xanax for acute attacks or do you take it everyday to control...
    ... do you use xanax for acute attacks or do you take it everyday to control...

  43. Help Please!
    ... take another dose and he allowed me to take one of my Xanax (he doesn't want me on the Xanax with the sub), but...

  44. Ambien addiction - so support system - SCARED
    ... it. I'm a little confused....are you on Ambien AND Xanax ....or is the Ambien just the problem? You know.. ... everybody and their mother was addicted to. Then Xanax was introduced....and it was touted as not being addictive ... everyone's Dr. changed them to that. Now we know that Xanax is just as bad. Well...now it's the same with Ambien ... good care!.....H.H. Hi I was put on ambien/ xanax three years ago in order to help me cope ith PTSD...

  45. xanax withdrawal... sucks
    ... had i known anything about xanax withdrawal before taking this medication i never would ... of time i spent on this drug. i was prescribed xanax at the end of august because i was having several ... attacks, either. my psychiatrist put me on 1mg of xanax a day. at first, i instantly noticed that it took ... would sort of feel a panic attack coming on but the xanax would keep it from becoming full blown, eventually ... hadnt had them before, but they seemed to be usual xanax side effects)... i was feeling very tired... felt ... my head and not myself. i started reading about xanax withdrawal. initially i was trying to find information ... found a lot of information about how to withdraw off xanax and how one can't go cold turkey. i had no idea. my ... back to work now and am feeling fewer side effects of xanax in terms of my memory but i am also writing everything ... anxiety lessened tremendously. I don't have to take xanax during the day anymore. I just take 25mg of Tofranil ... around 4 or 5am when I can't sleep I take 1/4mg of Xanax and go back to sleep. I had , 15 years ago, become ... used to taking 1mg of xanax at bedtime. Then I discovered the Tofranil and gradually ... got off the xanax bedtime dose. It was causing me to have anxiety and ... Tofranil isn't dangerous. The way I got off the 1mg xanax is by biting off small corners of it each night. For...
    ... everything done, etc. He prescribed an anti-depressant and Xanax and said I suffered from severe anxiety disorder....
    ... everything done, etc. He prescribed an anti-depressant and Xanax and said I suffered from severe anxiety disorder....
    ... different than being addicted. I, too, am dependant on my Xanax just as a diabetic is dependant on their insulin. ... according to my doctor, benzo's (Klonopin, Valium, Xanax , etc.) are the most abused prescription drug and their ... anxiety. I at one time decided, too, not to take my Xanax anymore for fear of becoming addicted and one Sunday...
    ... if you are on one that has a short half life like Xanax , it is suggested that you switch over to the ones...
    ... I am on an anti-depressant as well as taking the Xanax as needed. My psychiatrist told me that someone with ... disorder can take benzo's as long as needed. I take the Xanax exactly as prescribed or like I said less than prescribed ... get any type of "high" or "euphoria" when taking the Xanax - it merely keeps me from feeling like I am going to ... grace of God, I overcame that. I am dependant on Xanax and in no way shape or form abuse it. Thanks for...
    ... im on day 4 of being xanax -free. i havent had miserable side effects. i think ... withdrawal... im sure it varies per person. i was on xanax 3 months and wondering how long it will be before...
    ... Michelle, I hear ya. I've been on and of xanax for 17 years. The past 3 years I've been on .25 a ... of all WORKS!! I really feel for people who take xanax for only a few months and get horribly addicted. Everyone ... need me, as their mother as functional as possible. Xanax was a last resort for me. I tried many many other ... probably your dr. should have gently eased you into xanax use with half a tab of .25 first so see if it worked...
    ... im on day 4 of being xanax -free. i havent had miserable side effects. i think ... withdrawal... im sure it varies per person. i was on xanax 3 months and wondering how long it will be before...
    ... HelloKristi, Congratulations on four days! Xanax has the shortest half like of most the other benzo ... I was a little defensive about having to take the Xanax , but like you, it is a life-saver sometimes. I, too...
    ... doctor about the difference; he addressed benzos like Xanax in particular. One not need to abuse this drug to...
    ... im dying to take more xanax ,i feel i cant function right without it...itsd teh ... ive veer been through...had i known anything about xanax withdrawal before taking this medication i never would ... of time i spent on this drug. i was prescribed xanax at the end of august because i was having several ... attacks, either. my psychiatrist put me on 1mg of xanax a day. at first, i instantly noticed that it took ... would sort of feel a panic attack coming on but the xanax would keep it from becoming full blown, eventually ... hadnt had them before, but they seemed to be usual xanax side effects)... i was feeling very tired... felt ... my head and not myself. i started reading about xanax withdrawal. initially i was trying to find information ... found a lot of information about how to withdraw off xanax and how one can't go cold turkey. i had no idea. my ... back to work now and am feeling fewer side effects of xanax in terms of my memory but i am also writing everything...
    ... Quick question- To those who take lots of Xanax and the ones who are addicted to it, what does it ... alot is going on around me. I just wondering how is Xanax abused? What is the feeling from it- I just feel...
    ... thought you were one that was trying to go off the Xanax I had to delete a reply with one of my personal excperience ... s with Xanax. Letting you know that Xanax works so entirly different for everyone I was one ... switched me to Klonopin, I know that if I was still on Xanax I would be taking handfulls but yet I am doing well...
    ... See what I don't understand really sometimes. Xanax didn't take my life away. It gave me back my life ... got their mom back. I'm currrently going off my xanax and doing very well, but I still long for the days ... and down with the anxiety. Dr. says to stay on the xanax and remain functionable (which I am still on .25 a ... totally off asap. Nobody want to feel drugged up. Xanax actually gives me more energy. Weird how it work differentl...
    ... You are unusual for sure, because Xanax is a depressant....not supposed to give you energy...
    ... I am another one who has had good results with Xanax so far, been on 1.0 mg a day for 1 year and 3 months ... to calm down and concentrate and focus. Before the Xanax I don't know what you would call me -- I had normal...

  46. "Benzo's" (Xanax, Valium etc.) and Opiates!
    ... setting where they had given him too much methadone and Xanax . The young man was like 15 years old and it was a...

  47. SP68? Brenda?
    ... post I read from you, I think you were wanting some Xanax but had not gotten any. Am I right that you slipped...

  48. I did it! Thank you all so much!
    ... the withdrawls. It was a lot like the flu. I used xanax and soma to help me sleep through some of it. I have...
    ... through withdrawls, for me some very easily obtainable xanax and soma were lifesavers. The buprenorphine (temgesic...

  49. I need help
    ... make me so lazy and emotion-less. I am prescribed to xanax , so I am sure that the combination of the 2 drugs ... contributes to the laziness a bit too. I need the xanax though, and do not abuse them so I am not worried...
    ... have bluecross/blueshield, and pay $4 for 120 generic xanax script I have. I just would like to get an idea of...
    ... Try to see the doc, if for nothing else to get some xanax , phenagren and/or other meds to help with the withdrawls ... get into see the doc ... I didn't because I had the xanax , phenagren and muscle relaxers already. Best wishes...

  50. Mrs. IceMan65 here
    ... s why he's not in agony yet? They are giving him Xanax to help w/his ongoing issue w/anxiety, a blood pressure...
    ... the Detox unit is giving him the right things, the Xanax (A Benzo) will help him handle anxiety and some of ... s why he's not in agony yet? They are giving him Xanax to help w/his ongoing issue w/anxiety, a blood pressure...

  51. Day four of taper...
    ... to go cold turkey with nothing but a few low dose Xanax pills available. Well that was a disaster. I had to...

  52. Im stil around if anyone remembers me...
    ... taking a script for 15 vic's!!!!!I have not had any xanax for 2 weeks and i havent had any vic's for 1 week ... myself" but i am getting there!!! I could have bought xanax or vic's on sat...It was not as hard as i thought...

  53. Haven't taken my subutex today...what do ya'll think?
    ... substance while taking the sub and I was prescribed Xanax about nine months ago for anxiety- I truly have BAD...
    ... right now. Also, you mentioned you could not be on xanax at the same time; that it was illegal? That's not...

  54. lorcet

  55. Lisa?
    ... waiting for the unknown. I have terrible insomnia, and xanax won't even touch it, and when it finally does kick...
    ... at all. I couldnt. Speaking of sleep you say the Xanax doesnt help you at all now? Have you tried anything...
    ... painful symptoms as well. Are you still taking a little xanax ? From what it sounds like you have going on in your...

  56. xanax
    ... couple of hours with him and when he found out I took Xanax (1mg) for anxiety, he said I better stop that ASAP...
    ... To get off xanax safely and with minimal withdrawal: you need to get ... valium and start taking the valium equivalent to the xanax you have been taking. You can find benzo dosage equivalent ... google or yahoo. The reason you substitute valium for xanax is that the valium has a much longer half life than ... xanax so it leaves your body much more gradually that xanax ... does. Xanax leaves the body in like a few hours which is why it ... believe the reduction in withdrawal when you switch from xanax to valium....
    ... James is right about tapering from Xanax . There are great risks of seizure with benzos. Since ... Valium has a much longer half live than Xanax you do a sort of slow cross over to Valium and slowly...

  57. last day on vicoprofen, could use some help!
    ... decide to quit, definately get the Catapres patch, some Xanax or Valim for the anxiety and crawling skin (just use...

  58. crazy legs
    ... bad days at 6. it's hard to get consistent. i take xanax or excedrin pm at nite to help me sleep. the mornings...
    ... hi jenny i can get xanax which knock me out! but when and if i go c/t i need...
    ... would be behind you. I think you said you had some Xanax ? That would help with the restlessness and skin crawling...

  59. Withdrawal Help
    ... stomach/vomitting, and the "shakes"/anxiety. A benzo ( Xanax or Valium) would help alot with the anxiety and restlessnes...

  60. speaking of Lawyers, has anyoone used on becasue of their addtiction prolblms?
    ... addicted. These doctors were prescribing her 180 Xanax with 3 refills and this client would blow through ... 180 Xanax in like 3 days, she would call these doctors and tell...

  61. Tofranil and Subutex
    ... depression. I, like you, am a very anxious person. I took Xanax for anxiety and took it properly. I abused pain meds ... . I asked my doctor about the Xanax and my anxiety and he said I would have to come off ... the Xanax because in this program, you cannot take the Subutex ... controlled substance. He is letting me wean off the Xanax - it should not be a problem because I have never abused...

  62. As a opiom addict, I need your advice, please.
    ... as immodium(for the runs) benzos I believe (Valuim, Xanax ..but be very careful those are highly addictive as...

  63. Need Advice On Problems Caused By Extacy

  64. oxycontin......grrrrrrrr
    ... constantly). I don't have any other meds to help... xanax diazapam, etc. Of course, that's just another problem...

  65. Will Ultram help???
    ... don't think its a narcotic..Do you have some benzos.. xanax or valium?For your nerves? Prayers for your getting...
    ... you won't get "high". OK..lastly..how about a little xanax or valium either will mellow you out ALOT and help...
    ... am absolutely miserable today!!!This is day 2 w/no xanax !!!!!!! Keep me in your prayers and i will do the same...
    ... filled mon. or tues. even though, i have ultram, and xanax here to tide me over, it just was not enough. I HAVE...

  66. what will today bring???
    ... his true colors.. and of course, i have offered, my xanax , or tension tamer tea, anything to get him to freakin...
    ... jail cell??? I am soooooo mentally sick that even xanax isn't working. I have officially lost my mind. We...

  67. one step frwd..feels like step backward tonight.....
    ... last 9 hrs telling myself i dont need to buy more xanax !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I felt great this morning.I had ... feelin sorry for myself..I havent had any w/d from xanax yet .I took my last one last night..I just had to...
    ... tamer extra----it works like a charm and i am used to xanax too...maybe try doing a craft or reading a book.....

  68. Buspar
    ... Has anyone taken Buspar? Is it similar to Xanax ? Thank you Julie S....
    ... I'm remembering correctly, Buspar is nothing like Xanax in that it is not a benzo and Buspar is not addictive ... . They are both medications for anxiety, but Xanax is the type that you might take only when you feel...
    ... for over the weekend so I had my dr. call me in some Xanax . I took my last hydros today and I want to try to ... over the weekend I will have to make due with the xanax ...I am hoping that will be fine and I will not have...

  69. In the midst, still, but OK
    ... admitted to me that she takes restoril, ambien, and xanax to hellp her sleep, and so she can understand sometimes...

  70. I Got Help!
    ... have felt like this in a while,I am only taking the xanax as far as scripts go and i kept my promise to myself ... relax muscles but didnt get many..once i started on xanax it has really helped to ease all this pain from estrogen...

  71. Day 6 no vics..wwaahhhooooo
    ... am on day 6 with no vic's /I m doing alot better w/ xanax .I am not gonna take these for long.I certainly dont ... bit.It was real hard for me today to not take more xanax than i need.I know its just those voices in my head...
    ... days..Thats great keep on keepin on!!!I am taking xanax for anxiety but my doc wouldnt give it to me{ob/gyn ... am on alot of herbs..Ihad a rough 3 days w/out any xanax or vics though..On day 3 i was going nutzzzz.My legs ... take valerian at night to help me sleep w/out the xanax ,,There is a site i actually found on here but i dont ... of about 7 weeks i took 15 lorzapam.probaly 30-40 xanax ..now thats why i refuse to listen to the voices in ... on how your doing.I am not sure if i will get more xanax when i run out..I really tried for those 3 days{had...

  72. This is the part that is soooo hard~
    ... my prayers and thoughts!!! I was trying to go w/out xanax as well as no vic's{3 days of nothing}//NOT A GOOD ... IDEA!!!! I bought 10 xanax yesterday and im not gonna abuse them!!!I am gonna ... him away again{he is 16}..So last night i got some xanax and im just gonna take it one day at a time...I feel ... this rather than nothing...Do you still have your xanax ???I think it works great for w/d's.It will get better...

  73. Day 3 w/out everything....
    ... it off i am only 3 weeks post op..I had not taken xanax ..after only takin a few...i tried real hard to not...
    ... You hang in there. I take xanax too,and you must taper slowly, very slowly....or are...
    ... Hi Annie Thanks for your reply.I am not getting Xanax from a doctor.It is a 25 mg pill.I am gonna take it ... probably from both the vic's and i had'nt had any xanax for 3 days either.All my days are runnin together ... believe it was last wed i took my last vic then went to xanax ..I ran out of the xanax on fri ..just told myslef ... wil be then fightin another demon trying to get off xanax ...I am not in a happpy place right now and i know...
    ... get it at the healthfood store its a natural kind of xanax (weaker but it might take a little of the edge off...

  74. To Brenda555
    ... also help when you are going thru withdrawals! I take xanax for a severe anxiety/stress/depression problem and...

  75. Need a taper plan....
    ... morning but not too bad. Do you have any valium or xanax just to take while you get past the leg and joint ... pain was terrible..the worst part for me. I took some xanax (anti-anxiety) and flexril (muscle relaxer) they both...
    ... hostile stomach at times (yuck). I have been taking 1 xanax (generic) every 12 hours or so and thats helping too...