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  1. Is this an addiction...if so, suggestions?
    ... I've been on xanax for about 4 years now. (for panic disorder). I am ... can't really lower the dose any more as the lowest xanax comes in only .25 pills. (I only have .5 pills cut ... me taking the pills twice a day. Anybody get off xanax without help? I know some say to switch to valium ... have never taken any drugs before in my life. Only xanax . Annie [This message has been edited by annieof5...
    ... Annie, I have been taking Xanax for almost 13 years now for a severe panic/anxiety ... time with an addiction to vicoden (2 a day) and the Xanax helps me to remain calm, so I am also thankful to ... about not wanting to have to funtion with pills (the Xanax )as I have struggled with embarrassment and upset in...
    ... Hi, sounds like you're physically dependent on xanax , which is not surprising since it is a very addictive ... drug, but addiction involves so much more. Xanax has a very short half life - so when you try and stop ... Ask your Dr. about Klonopin. it's very similar to xanax , except it stays in your body a long time. Kitty...
    ... There is NO WAY you are going to taper off of Xanax , use another benzo....
    ... Hi~ My story with Xanax started after the death of my father. My GP gave ... telling you horror stories that I went thru getting over Xanax . Please, Please, stop and really look at what's happening...

  2. Hey sin
    ... year to get normal again. But that was off that damn Xanax . That stuff is straight from the devil himself. ...

  3. withdrawls from lortab
    ... you were just starting I'd say get some valium or Xanax to help knock yourself out. I just went cold turkey...

  4. Big-time Relapse
    ... PERFECT. Then one night we did too much methadone and xanax . I woke up in the hospital and they told me they hadn...

  5. Mike99
    ... make you very sick. And suboxone with benzos like xanax or valium can actually kill you - they gave me a urine...

  6. not NEW here anymore....
    ... for some of you all too!!!) I also have been taking Xanax (0.25mg a day) for the last 14 years and I KNOW I...

  7. Klonopin/Ativan
    ... Ativan is a benzo... Xanax , Valium, Klonopin, Ativan, Restoril..... They are...
    ... heard ya say this before. My problem Benzo has been Xanax , the short acting but powerful anxiety reliever. ...
    ... Benzos are GREAT drugs but as an "as needed basis" Xanax is a very fast acting drug. Probably the most oraly ... was having panic attacts and not wd's. So I was on Xanax 4x, Valium 3x, and K-Pins 2x. That's a lot of hypnotics...

  8. It IS possible to quit OC
    ... every day. Then my lady passed (overdose-methadone and xanax ) I tapered off and eventually quit. It was the second...

  9. Okay, Now I need Help!!!
    ... went into rehab. over 3 years ago to get clean from Xanax and Fiorinal #3. Here is what I got clean from. ... 15 1 mg. Xanax and 15 Fiorinal #3's per day. I can tell you that...
    ... depressants during that time? My mom went into detox for Xanax and I know from seeing what she went thru that Xanax ... death in the family and her dr. kept prescribing the Xanax and she didn't know how addicting they were. Sorry...
    ... Selena- I can tell you that Xanax left me so void and emotionless that I could barely...
    ... already beaten the real monster....Benzodiazepines. Xanax is one of the most potent of the Benzo group...if...
    ... Hi, I read Selena's account of her mom and " xanax " etc. A long time ago, I used to take that as well ... nightmarish days...and from ther it was OK. At the time, xanax was the "popular" drug like valium before it. And ... opiates for pain; some have legitmate reasons for taking xanax , klonopin, etc. and it works for them. If they don...
    ... her situation, as was the family. My mom needed the Xanax for a legitimate reason and it got to the point every ... to wig out, instead of dealing with it, she'd pop a Xanax . Well, eventually her speech was getting slurred...
    ... worried about taking the Klonopin. It's not the same as Xanax but I think it's close to it. It sounds like it's...
    ... Klono's are sometimes used for WDing from Xanax . Klonopin is less sedating that Xanax. What makes...
    ... What my mom didn't know about Xanax is that when she got to the point of popping one when ... feeling wigged out, it was really her body craving the Xanax . Like I've read in so many posts before, her body ... reacting with more and more anxiety if it didn't get the Xanax it was used to. The dr. in rehab said it builds up...

  10. Soma addiction??
    ... make me feel happy and wonderful, like a valium or xanax would, but almost everyone else i know thats taken...
    ... abuse them and I cant figure out why. huh, same with xanax they just make me feel "normal" and I like that. ...

  11. ok,what the heck is this??
    ... that happens its usually worse at night sometimes a xanax helps at night someone once told me thats where the...

  12. My friend died Sunday from overdose
    ... Her name was Stacey. We ate too much Methadone and Xanax at night and I woke up in the hospital (they said...

  13. Is this true???
    ... hired him..he new i had a weakness,fed me vikes and xanax ....i lost my job...but met my now girlfriend whos...

  14. Drug test question. SOS!
    ... vicodin es instead of percs. Hunh? I asked him for xanax to help me sleep while going through withdrawals because ... told him I was quitting completely - he denied the xanax but still prescribed (called into pharmacy) the vicodin...

  15. Today is supposed to be my first day w/o hydrocodone, I'm so afraid of w/d
    ... FIRST 2 DAYS I DID TAKE 2 DARVOCETS EACH DAY, AND XANAX AT NIGHT TO SLEEP. I ALSO TAKE PAXIL AND TRAZADONE...

  16. The alcoholic in me
    ... benzo's to help you get off the Alcohol, I am taking Xanax atm, but I believe Ativan is the drug of choice to...
    ... is also taking Zoloft for depression and at times Xanax and Flexiril for back pain.. She also haqs Hepititas...
    ... lived through it...because I was mixing alcohol with xanax , halcion, whatever I could get my hands on. I really ... That put me in the hospital for a week for alcohol/ xanax withdrawal. It's fuzzy now - because it was so many...

  17. Anybody get a gagging cough?
    ... It's real bad at night. I'm taking Benadryl, some Xanax , cough drops, but nothing helps. I didn't know if...

  18. terrible night
    ... Do you have any benzo"s? Like klonopin or valuim or xanax . That is the ONLY thing that helps me,I take 3- .5mg...

  19. 3 more nights of misery
    ... plan to do the same thing I did last time MINUS the Xanax . By the way I am Jason1976, I had to change my username...

  20. last dose 34 hours ago and waiting for the PERFECT STORM
    ... aderralls/amphetamines), couldn't sleep: (ambien or xanax ) along with deep depression (Paxil). The depression ... to fifteen percocets, and speed during the day and xanax at night. I (duh) realized I could have a problem ... legs, migraine headaches yet and am glad I have a few xanax and ambien left for emergencies. I'm scared. I sometimes...

  21. ONE DOWN, NOW WHAT?
    ... now. The longest I have continually been on one ( Xanax about 1mg daily for 4 months) and it was not an easy ... past 3 or 4 months I have been playing around with Xanax , taking about 5 mg per WEEK and when I started reading ... having moderate WD from stopping a very small dose of Xanax . That much Kolonopin fro 6 years seems like something...
    ... VE TRIED CUTTING BACK TO 4MG'S ATIVAN AND 4.25-4.75 XANAX , AND FOR A WHILE IT WLL BE OK, BUT IF I CONTINUE...

  22. Have you Ever Re-Read.........
    ... insure they are not over -prescribing pain meds and xanax . All that does is create a situation where the docs...

  23. will this work?
    ... asleep in around an hour. During my opiate WD, I used Xanax and it put me to sleep also, but I used the Xanax...
    ... I am again. Ativan is a benzodiazepine and so is Xanax . Benzos sedate, tranquilize,relieve tension/anxiety ... Valium, and of course valium is much stronger that Xanax . What matters most is the half-life of the tiny ... because I can tell I am having hell going through Xanax wd's at this moment. I'm no doctor, but I suggest...

  24. Relationships and Pain...Hmmm
    ... rx of flexeril. I did not even fill it. I took 2 xanax and my BP came down some. The docs say I do not have...

  25. Running on Empty>>>E
    ... I ever touched a pain medication. Now, I do have xanax but I take as few as possible and I am proud that...

  26. God must be testing me...
    ... what is really going on. I had to take three 0.5 Xanax to get sleep, I got maybe 2 hours before he knocked ... worked but it had since worn off. I had been off Xanax for about 1 week and off Lortabs for about 2 (May...

  27. Need Help Ultram Withdrwls
    ... this is all over. I have immodium, Benadryl, some Xanax , which did absolutely nothing last night, But I only...
    ... showers, Im tellin ya...they help. Careful with the Xanax ...I almost killed myself taking Xanax trying to kill ... pains of opiate w/d symptoms...ended up taking 14 1mg Xanax in 2 hours...not that I remember too much after that ... politics with my feet, then wrecked my car drugged up on Xanax ...just be careful with them. good Luck...AND HOT...

  28. Age and Pain Meds
    ... given it on a long term basis now ive been through Xanax , Valium, Restoril even Zyprexa. And the withdrawal...

  29. Tim and Those Who Say No
    ... getting fixed after wrecking it joyriding high on Xanax for opiate W/D symptoms. Had to pay for my car and...

  30. Hardcore user, Stomach pains
    ... I was also using over 150mg of Valium and 15mg of Xanax per day. Amylase... Im not sure but it would be smart...

  31. just a thought
    ... DARVOCETS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!! And maybe some xanax for sleeping at night. He will be feeling crappy...

  32. What Next.....
    ... are hanging on a bit long after 7 days. Did you take Xanax or Ativan for the anxiety? I know detoxing causes...

  33. Wd's are coming PART 2
    ... since then I I have washed down (on average) 1.5mg Xanax nightly with beer. This was planned actually, and ... now I refuse to take any more Xanax . Very early this morning I took 0.5 and now I'm done ... with it. Not addicted to the Xanax , I have only taken it for 7 days straight. Xanax ... go again. Gonna have a few beers to get rid of the Xanax cravings, which took care of the Opiate cravings,...
    ... Congrats Jason :) you do know Ativan and Xanax are both benzo's right? I am not sure if one is stronger...
    ... Hello Autumn, Yepp, both Xanax and Ativan are Benzodiazepines, pretty addictive stuff ... only when WDing. Ativan is definetly stronger than Xanax , Ativan can knock you out cold. I have a bottle of...

  34. back from hell
    ... same thing with clonopin, it made me have energy. Xanax works wonders for me, but i have a 13, 11 and one ... year old, so being on xanax isn't to advisable for me in the day time anyway....
    ... kelly, dont feel horrible, I took 14 1mg xanax while trying to detox my second time...almost overdoesed ... 000 in debt because of that one situation with the xanax . your not alone when it comes to falling down while...
    ... Lisa - yes, I can certainly see how you can't take a xanax w/ the responsibility you have as a mother. God,...
    ... here that have taken a bit to many sleeping pills and Xanax or Ativan. I used Ativan to help me sleep I took one...

  35. where's Jason???
    ... (and be completely honest with myself) I took the Xanax from my grandmother. She get 180 of the 0.5's from ... taking them. I would never let her do without her own Xanax . Anyway I am off on a tangent again. A doc. can ... prescribe Xanax easy, but it is addictive. Any number of the Bezodiazepine ... drug class ( Xanax is a Benzodiazepine) will help sleep come to you. ... Valium, Ativan, Xanax , Librium, Klonopin), they are all about the same,...

  36. Any Advice?...
    ... could possibly have seizures. I have been taking xanax for severe panic/anxiety disorder for 15-20 years...

  37. FEELING KELLY'S PAIN
    ... KNOW THE CRAVINGS WILL SOME DAY GO AWAY. I HAVE NO XANAX AND DON'T CARE FOR BOOZE. I'M CONSIDERING WANING OFF...
    ... really do not beleive I could have made it without the Xanax . Are you sleeping well at night? All of the pain ... suggest that if you are going to go cold-turkey, the xanax will at least allow sleep, stop the sweats and shakes ... and calm down your pounding heart. Xanax is an addictive tranquilizer, so go easy if you decide...
    ... thinking about what I have posted a little earlier about Xanax . In no way am I suggesting that you SHOULD go out...

  38. What do you take and why?
    ... then Ultram, 30-40 a day average. Demerol IV once. Xanax , which alomost overdosed on and killed myself. Ultram...

  39. My heart is acting crazy - I have so many questions
    ... good) is that unlike some drugs like high amounts of Xanax and booz, opiate withdraws are not fatal and your...

  40. am i addicted?
    ... hi everyon. i was given a perscription for xanax and ambien in september to help me adjust as i switched ... highschools. i was taken off the xanax a few weeks later becasue i had taken all of the pills ... two months ago my mom was given a perscription for xanax . when she saw that i was stealing them, she hid them ... up and i just dont know what to do anymore. i need xanax . but its not that much so i can't be that addcted...
    ... being addicted to xanax and sleep aids is nothing to fool around with. Don...
    ... Ohhh please, confusddd, Xanax is nothing to wrestle with. The little white ones ... doeses for a period of time. I have experience with Xanax as I almost killed myself in a serious car wreck after...
    ... my fear is that you are going to run out of the Xanax and be left with a craving you would not believe. ... ..then when you cant get Xanax you might jump to those oxy's you mentioned. Very ... program. I am just a little worried about what a Xanax w/d does to some. There are some meds that if you ... little pill-controlled hell. Get help weaning of the Xanax , I would ask for help from someone who you can trust ... can support you. Just PLEASE be careful getting off Xanax ...it is a very touchy medication, especially if taken...
    ... AGAIN STAY AWAY FROM THE OXYS AND SEEK HELP XANAX IS NOTHING TO MESS AROUND WITH...

  41. catch22
    ... wrecking my car just recently when I was zoned out on 14 Xanax 1mg. I went 2 1/2 days without, but was so screwed ... up from the Xanax . I dont remember anything about that period when ... I was on the Xanax overdose. everything I know my mother has told me...

  42. Timsworld.....How are you doing???
    ... 30mg to sleep, and it helps. He tried to give me Xanax but I said no because I alomst overdosed taking 14 ... apin of seeing my new baby wrecked)while loaded on Xanax . It is costing about 20,000 to fix both the cars ... thing I keep saying to myself....a 10 dollar bottle of Xanax cost me 20,000. Nice huh? J/K Anyway you are great...

  43. here we go again
    ... just want to run away. I can't think straight and xanax isn't even working today. Can't focus on anything...
    ... already on meds for post partum depression. zoloft and xanax . they aren't working at all today. my husband just...

  44. Don't you just love Veggies?
    ... knew I could not keep that up so I bought some 1mg Xanax and was going to beat the opiate addiction. Took ... took antoher....nothing. Well I ended up taking 14 Xanax 1mg in a 2 hour period. Well after I got out of the ... hospital from wrecking my car beacuse I was driving on Xanax , the doctor gave me ultram(not addictive right...WRONG...

  45. WD's are coming....
    ... February when I had PLANNED to stop drinking) and a few Xanax stolen from my grandmother. Gonna get some Immodium...
    ... through withdrawals but having Valium or Ativan or Xanax reserved for sleep? Were you able to sleep that 1st...
    ... know about the ativan but had a bad experience with xanax while detoxing my first try(ended up almost killing ... myself in a car wreck from a xanax overdose trying to kill the symptoms from opiate wihtdraw...
    ... . You can have seizures from w/d'ing from bezo's( xanax /ativan, etc..) it can be touchy to w/d from booz and ... cannot die from opiate w/d, just wish you could. Xanax and the others are a different story. Just remember...
    ... my life. I have been taking 1.5mg of Alprazolam ( Xanax ) per day and drinking beer nightly and staying active...
    ... and cheeks red as hell, had sweats. For this I took Xanax to calm my nerves. 8:00PMish had to run out to Wal ... the way home I waas swerving on the highway from the Xanax (2mg) but my nerves were calmed. Strange thing because ... I have messed around with Xanax off and on for 4 years. Anyway, a little later the ... Conan OBrien, continued drinking then popped more Xanax and actually slept very well. Day 2: Much of the ... for work, my entire body hurt but was still taking Xanax , Immodium still working, did the same Tonight Show ... and OBrien routine drinking a few beers. Xanax and more sleep. Day 3: Felt a little better, appetite...

  46. Detox Question
    ... do not become addicted to Benzopiazepines (Valium, Xanax , Librium, Ativan, Klonopin) because the withdrawals...

  47. New Neighbor.......
    ... do about it...Well Main one cut off his supply of Xanax those are YOURS and it will be you that suffers when ... you back as well. But I would cut out the BOOZE and XANAX asap k? If you want to talk just yell I am right here...
    ... without. Well I could see him go without a beer or a xanax but not anything he needed. Things will fall into...
    ... anxiety attacks since his heart atttack and needs xanax for them but can't get them cause he reeks like alcohol...

  48. I am not refilling my prescription
    ... sure there was other stuff I forgot. Once I grabbed xanax and took it while I was already drugged on Ambien...
    ... it with other things like Simply Sleep or Niravam ( Xanax ). I am getting to the point where some nights I will...

  49. First time posting...here goes
    ... cry all the time.....I drink excessively and take Xanax . Every once in a while I will have no resources and...

  50. Ice,xanax,High BP,Painkillers-What to do?
    ... roughly 1979 liked to pop pills like qualudes, valium, xanax etc. The habitual abuse really of those particular...

  51. Should I worry about my xanax?
    ... if you would need more of the prescription. I know xanax can be addictive from what I've heard about it. If...
    ... When I was prescribed Xanax , it was initially for my high anxiety. But it turned ... both problems. I would think you should taper your Xanax over a week and then stop once you are down to 1/2...

  52. oxycontin/hydro
    ... to getting clean is to give up the valium and take xanax since it calms me more and helps me sleep better....

  53. XANAX - - Did I take enough to be having withdrawals???
    ... think the possibility to have withdrawal symptoms from Xanax is a definite yes! Since May 2001, I had taken ... 1 .5 mg dose of Xanax to help me sleep at night. In the past week or so ... you describe. Cowinkydink?? Maybe. In any case, Xanax IS an addictive drug. So if it is addictive; I would...
    ... shaking (which wasn't natural for me) and I took a xanax and it was gone in about 5 minutes....

  54. Reastless Heart
    ... sleep to save my life last night. So I took a .5mg of Xanax , which was prescribed for me to help me sleep. I ... Even when I WAS drunk! I haven't been taking the Xanax much anymore since starting these vitamins so I guess...
    ... take more than 2mg. I think because I have been on xanax for 20 long years... That may be why. Anyway, I also...
    ... take more than 2mg. I think because I have been on xanax for 20 long years... That may be why. Anyway, I also...

  55. 3/22/03 Gina's Page
    ... prescription in addition to the vitamins. My Adderal and Xanax has been collecting cobwebs. I am alert, I feel...

  56. Help with Zanax Xanax Addiction
    ... As has already been said Xanax withdrawal is life-threatening. If he stays on it ... when he kicks it. A hospital is where I detoxed from Xanax ; they tapered me off the stuff with decreasing doses...

  57. A Different View......
    ... of "crutch"~ pills most recent, alcohol in college, xanax going through a divorce (my previous marriage), etc...

  58. determined to kick vicodin
    ... soul for a pill. I was wondering if a mild dose of xanax or something like that would help for the cravings...
    ... AD does nothing for me either. I haven't taken Xanax for years, so I forget how well it works. It may help ... the kettle and into the fire so to speak if you take Xanax and get hooked on that too. So I doubt that's the ... So, the question for you is, will you get hooked on Xanax if you take it for a month. Before I babble on anymore...
    ... I don't think I would have problems with xanax , but I can't say for sure. I only took one before...
    ... gonna do okay this time - I really do. As far as the Xanax goes, I'm inclined to agree with you. I never got...

  59. Has questions about percocet withdrawl timing!? Please could someone read this!!
    ... will ultimately get me off the Paxil, Adderall and Xanax (Alprazolam). Good luck darlin' ------------...

  60. For RiskyBusiness and Other's Alike
    ... counseling for at least 5 years and have taken mostly xanax , and suprisingly I get very upset not depressed. I...

  61. Ok I have a question, and have to tell yall something
    ... yours. Each night I'd take either Ambien, Sonata, xanax , vicodin or tylenol with codiene. So I was always...

  62. 8 nights ....
    ... months I had used Ambien, Sonata, Codiene, Vicodin, or xanax to sleep. All legally prescribed for me for a variety...
    ... and told him I had panic at bed time. So he gave me xanax . And that was 18 months ago. What will my next...
    ... relapse night) I ran my finger along the inside of the xanax bottle for any remaining powder. So there is NOTHING...

  63. Ultram Addiction and Withdrawl
    ... the muscle twitch stuff? I have a prescription for Xanax that I have never had addiction problems with because ... I only need it on rare occasions. Could I use the Xanax to control the muscle twitches for a few days until...

  64. HAVE GOOD NEWS
    ... not life threatening like withdrawls from Benzo's( Xanax ,Valium etc) Opiate withdrawl is just like a very bad ... would be great...if you got it from your Doctor... Xanax also would help. Have your friends take turns rubbing...

  65. Help! Ozy/Xanax nightmare
    ... My psychiatrist prescribed me .5mg of Xanax 3x/day about two months ago for anxiety, along with ... prescribed me PaxilCR 25mg for depression, .5 mg of Xanax for anxiety 3x/day. Recently, I've started crushing ... them up WITH the Xanax (2 .25mg tablets with 2 20mg oxy's) and washing that ... heard all the "HORROR" stories about WD'g off the Xanax can kill you, and I think I'm only taking the Xanax ... of them badly. How fast can I safely taper off .5mg Xanax 3x/day - I just want to get it over with and feel...
    ... etc}can be done at home with no medical attention. Xanax withdrawl is a whole different matter!! You cannot...

  66. Xanax withdrawl
    ... Hi! Yes, just a short course of Xanax can cause withdrawal, benzo's are highly addictive...

  67. Hi I think maybe I have addiction prob?
    ... Then it turned into nightly. Then I had alot of xanax left from earlier in 2002. So I started taking those ... the sleeping pills. She already wants me to stop xanax and all I have is a few leftovers. Can I get back...
    ... really. I this week I have taken Vicodin, red wine, xanax , and codeine to feel good at bedtime. Not all together...
    ... Pain, Vicodin[same thing only different]Is for Pain, Xanax is An anti Anxiety Medication.Then you state that...

  68. Sleepless- Please help only 5 days clean
    ... have been taking 40-50 lorcet 10/650, 30 soma, 6-8 xanax , 3-4 ambien a day and 5 days ago after being caught...

  69. Oxycotin detox advise?
    ... I want to stop tommorrow. I have 25 Tylenol #4's, xanax , and Ultram. Would these meds help to elleviate oxywithdraw ... hrs, which would last me a few days, along with some xanax . thankx geno...
    ... hand too. The runs usually start the second day. The Xanax should help the restless anxiety feeling and help...

  70. Need Support getting off Norco, please!
    ... for five days they had me on dilaudid, morphine, and xanax as well when they weren't looking I was popping my ... with prescriptions for 60 Percocet 10/325 tabs 30 xanax tablets and of course I still had about 50 norco...

  71. Effexor Withdrawals- Need HELP Now!!
    ... suffer that long. Can he take any kind of benzo like xanax to help calm himself a little? I know this sounds...
    ... the otc stuff now. She has anxiety also and take xanax for that. She prob takes 2 or 3 pills of the 1mg per...

  72. New here, Please, Please Help Me! I'm Desperate
    ... Is there any way to control that. I actually tried Xanax to control it (I know it's not the best idea but I ... hate Xanax so I'm not worried about getting addicted). Thanks...

  73. Another Xanax ?
    ... attacks and other health problems. If you have been on Xanax for 25 yrs., why would you want to get off this med ... now? Is it not working at all? The Dr. placed me on Xanax , 0.05mg. 3x a day for stress and help keep my B.P ... so hard sometimes to get the right combination. Is Xanax used only for BP and panic attacks? Good Luck.......
    ... new dr. I can't understand why he would keep you on xanax for 25 years. I don't know too much about xanax and ... after such long term use. My husband was addicted to xanax and got off by trying other things to replace it. ... tried valium which worked well b/c its similar to xanax . I also have a close friend who has problems with ... gradually switching to valium, take half your dosage in Xanax and half in valium until you can eventually quit....
    ... drinking in 1983. When he did the Dr. put him on xanax (I know they wouldn't do that with what they know ... takes it on as as needed basis and has never abused xanax . Whenever he has went to the Dr. they have always...
    ... I agree with you on your advice to gle concerning Xanax . Especially, when we are older, and something seems...
    ... First I want to tell you is that stopping xanax cold turkey can lead to seizures. Taking 3 mg. a...
    ... just lying to myself. A lot of people really need xanax to survive horrible anxiety and never abuse it. I...
    ... Xanax can be one of the most or worst withdrawls out of ... any drug. Iv been on xanax .5mg 3x a day for serveral yrs. I do switch to klonopin ... klonopin at least 1mg 2x a day coming off a dose of xanax as im on. If i dont take my xanax every 6 hrs, i could ... withdrawls slowely coming on. I recalled i once stopped xanax stone cold for 2 days, it was hell. I was seeing spots ... extreme anxiety, my opinon is why bother coming off xanax or at least switching to another benzo. Dont ... So, if you smoke or drink coffee then take 1mg of xanax , its really like taking .5mg. just my advise...
    ... Originally posted by gle: HI, I have been on xanax for at least 25 years. The dosage was increased one ... eight years ago to 3mg/day. I was told at the ER I had xanax intolerance. You have been taking 2-3 mg of Xanax ... epressants mostly and can have a lot more side effects than Xanax , and don't really do a lot for panic attacks. My ... , and probably ADD. The doc put her on Paxil and Xanax , and told her that she will be on them the rest of ... her life, at least the Xanax , for the panic attacks. The change in her life has ... been amazing. Although Xanax is a much abused drug, it is also very useful, and ... that put you in the ER had anything to do with the Xanax . I would be more worried about what really happened ... to your heart that night than how much Xanax you are taking. [This message has been edited by...
    ... Humanriff......I have to agree with you on the Xanax . I am suppose to take 3 a day .05 but usually only...
    ... What I am trying to say is if you really need the Xanax , which is very similar to Ativan, why try to quit...

  74. still withdrawing...pls help!!
    ... never used herion or methodone, I used cocaine and xanax , but I know that it takes a while for your whole body...

  75. losing all hope...please help
    ... used for so long-(27 years). My drugs of choice were Xanax , Ativan and chase them down with alcohol. just a...