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  1. Differences in painkillers-An Intro
    ... have not felt any less depressed, so I'm on .50mg of Xanax 2x per day. It's doing the job for anxiety which ... withdrawl of Vicoden, even if it's been 2 weeks? Is Xanax safe to take with Vicoden? Now my original question...
    ... as if you had mild withdrawls. Please stop now. Xanax are just and additive and so much harder to come off ... need medical treatment (inpatient) to safely kick Xanax and/or Lortab. Those are the only two drugs you can...
    ... This is for the reply about lortab and xanax withdrawl being deadly. How many do you have to be...

  2. How does clonidine work?
    ... It's also habit-forming, like xanax and ativan....

  3. Newbie
    ... an alcoholic and love pills(among other things). Xanax most of all. Although I am hanging on right now. ... t had a drink in 2 days(a long time for me) and no Xanax for almost a week. I feel like crap and thought I ... depression in the past. That's what got me started on the Xanax . I really don't know what to say. I just thought...
    ... persued a new problem "pills" mostly percoset and xanax . With the supoort of my wife and family, I recently ... me. My concern for you is that you will try to quit xanax cold turkey, I have been told this could lead to seizers ... among other side affects and xanax is one of the most hardest pills to come off. Please...

  4. prescription pain meds, worried about addiction potential
    ... this for about 6 months 5/500 3X a day. I also have Xanax for anxiety twice a day .025. I have heard this is...
    ... from pills, get hooked on benzo's (Ativan, Valium, Xanax , etc.). That is the worst thing in the world to withdraw...
    ... having the pity party. I think I mentioned I take 2 Xanax a day also...the smallest dose 0.25. I even said...

  5. Question about Xanax?
    ... and get help. Benzodiazapine withdrawl(drugs like xanax ) is a very dangerous and hard detox. If she tries ... alone especially since the class of drugs that include xanax are just like alcohol, except in a pill form.Unlike ... s withdrawl period typically last from 3-5 days.... Xanax typically last from 2-3 weeks. This is a very intense...
    ... After reading some of these responses to Xanax addiction it only reinforces my total disgust with ... expieriences as negative I guess.But after being on xanax for 7 years 8mg's a day I decided that I wanted to...

  6. Temazepam
    ... possible like every 2 or 3 days. I'm doing that with Xanax . I'm taking a lot less milligrams than I have in 17...
    ... better, and congratulations on cutting down on the Xanax [img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/grad.gif[/img...

  7. Why are you here?
    ... for the last 2 nights I've gone to sleep without my xanax . Benedryl has done the trick BUT , to be honest, I...

  8. Trying to Stay Clean
    ... phenergan supositors - for the stomach aches] and xanax to help, but he said I had to quit taking the vicodin...

  9. Speed...please read
    ... has to do it herself. She also has an addiction to Xanax . She's been taking it for years, and buys it on the...

  10. Methadone & Xanax, HELP ME!
    ... I know all about the addiction to hydrocodone and xanax , but the methadone throws me for a loop. i suspect ... about tapering off your dosage of methadone then the xanax . i think extreme, intense couseling is needed in any...
    ... need to come off the methadone first, and I know that xanax does help with that. But, trying to come off 100mgs...
    ... but my doc will ABSOLUTELYNOT write Methadone and Xanax together.... it is a deadly combo!! I would taper ... off of the Methadone first and have the Xanax to fall back on ( to help with the Methadone withdrawals ... then ween yourself down and then completely off of xanax ... thats what I would do. Good Luckand let me know...
    ... so trapped by these drugs. My mother has a severe xanax addiction. She is 70 years old and was never addicted ... lung cancer and she is convinced that she has to have xanax in order to survive this. The problem is with her ... and reach toxic levels. She did really well w/o the xanax until my daddy got sick and now it's like, she will ... do it everyday. My mom will get through this w/o xanax b/c that is not an option anymore, she won't like...

  11. AMBIEN ADDICTION
    ... that abuses controlled substances, right now I am on xanax , I take more than my share of it too! I am also addicted ... more addiction on top of the other 2 -methadone & xanax ] I wish you the best of luck!...
    ... I've taken Ambien along with Xanax and Lortab 10...and Soma..hooray for back surgery...

  12. Please I need your input..don't just pass by
    ... that first drink. I also would wash down handfuls of Xanax with the alcohol if that helps....

  13. Vicodin, Valium, Soma - Moderate Alcohol Use?
    ... skating on thin ice there. Benzos meaning your valium, xanax , etc... You can take like 1 or 2 valium, start drinking...

  14. Vicodin, Valium, Soma - 3 years
    ... skating on thin ice there. Benzos meaning your valium, xanax , etc... You can take like 1 or 2 valium, start drinking...

  15. About to detox from alcohol AGAIN tomorrow, withdraws scare me!
    ... kiil you. There are medications out there such as Xanax and Valium, etc... to ease the anxiety your having ... your twitches, and anxiety? I hope it's not Valium or Xanax , because those drugs mixed with alchohol are lethal...
    ... for like 10 years now for panic disorder and I tookk xanax for 8 years. My new Dr. took me off that and is giving...

  16. Trazodone...?
    ... trazadone which he takes at night. She has also perscribed xanax . What do these drugs do? Are both drugs anti-depressants ... which is in its own class of antidepressant activity. Xanax belongs to the class called benzodiazepines and is ... thought to center around serotonin in some manner and xanax is used to keep the symptoms under control. Very effective ... when used together for this problem. Xanax is potentially addictive, trazodone is not. Trazodone...

  17. I am so scared...
    ... especially because my son needs me to be well. I have xanax and ambien (which I never take -my friend gave them...
    ... like waves washing over me. I ended up taking a 1mg xanax and it helped immensely. I've also been taking 800mgs...

  18. Do you think i can straiten up
    ... two. But, that is all finally done. I like taking xanax to get buzzed, but i don't do that too ofter. i have...

  19. have any of you got a drinking problem?
    ... in pretty colors I think the Halcion was blue the Xanax was pink the Serax was white and it goes on and on...

  20. Lortab addiction and withdrawal..need some help!
    ... that I used a sedative to go to sleep. first I used xanax then valium, BUT those are addictive drugs as well...

  21. Opiate Withdrawl
    ... attack coming on. I definately cannot use Librium, xanax , or any other kind of sedative during the day while...
    ... t have any Librium, but I do have valium, soma and Xanax . I don't have a "problem" w/any of those as all they...
    ... for nighttime, I am finally getting sleep thanks to xanax . I do wake once in the middle of the night when it...
    ... going to die. I am hoping tonight to sleep with no xanax . Off to my first productive day with NO opiates...
    ... or any other reason at the time I was on Halcion Xanax and something else I can't remember any way he figured...

  22. Lost meds
    ... i made it through the month. a friend gave me 5 xanax for the really rough parts. when i went back to my...

  23. GHB-Anxiety
    ... replacement for gibs (ghb) The feeling you get off xanax or any other Rx meds dont compare in the least. But...
    ... it the jeckle and hide drug. Start with remeron/ xanax /ambien. Lay off all caffiene, stimulants, alcohol ... Remeron is wonderfull for regaining sleep patterns. Xanax and klonopin work great for panic anxiety. Also a...

  24. additctions in general
    ... tried alot of meds with no avail. some work ok, like xanax , yes addictive for alot, but me no, just calm me down ... stable, help me sleep, lift MAJOR depression. Remeron, xanax desipramine. without them , by by...................

  25. GHB Addiction
    ... generized worry and anxiety. Meds like remeron and xanax help, but also are addictive and dont give me the...
    ... that has gotten me through the withdrawls is either xanax or ativan, which unfortunalty are also addictive,...

  26. DC'ing xanax...HELP!
    ... I was really strung out on Xanax and I had to "kick" them myself for about 3 days until ... other" drug. The only thing surperior to getting off Xanax is taking NOTHING. If you hear what you are asking...

  27. I need help with ativan withdrawl
    ... actually. I became very strung out on Ativan and Xanax . I got off Xanax by myself and then went to Ativan...

  28. Need advice please
    ... it very slowly luckily. Maybe you could get some xanax , but its nothing to worry that you might get sick...

  29. Vicodin Addiction And Attempts To Stay Clean
    ... psychiatrists to discuss issues and all they do is give you xanax and/or antidepressants. That is not the answer. One...
    ... choice was booze, but I also got myself mixed up with Xanax and that was harder for me to stop than the booze...

  30. Oxy + others
    ... dosage and stick with it you can you use this with xanax foe the anxiety...Low dosage's of Clonodine does not...

  31. POT HEAD AND OXYCONTIN
    ... and pretty soon I was on a run. I once ran out of my Xanax and thought I was going to die. I was soooo dope...

  32. Oxycontin addiction PLEASE HELP!
    ... become opiate free. On days i can't get any opiates, a xanax bar and pot helps withdrawls, but sooner or later...

  33. Update
    ... wouldn't run out. I once ran out and had to "kick" Xanax . I was so sick, and went through hell that I told...

  34. My looooooong sob story about meth addiction
    ... finally able to fall asleep with the help of three Xanax that a friend generously gave me. Once again I swore...

  35. Easing Heroin Withdrawel!!
    ... cold-turkey are alcohol and benzodiazepenes. (Valium, Xanax , etc.) My ex- boyfriend has gone cold-turkey twice...

Anger Management board

  1. Explosions of Anger after Heart Surgery
    ... I don't know what it is he is taking, but if it is Xanax , there is a side effect in some people from that anti...

  2. Angry...PMS...Kids
    ... about 16 days since i have been off. She has me on xanax 0.5mg once a day and klonopin 0.5mg twice a day and...

  3. So Angry at obnoxious Stepdaughter
    ... if things get really bad this weekend I can take a Xanax ....

  4. Anyone on Klonopine for anger management? Need some answers please.
    ... . it doesn't really have the euphoric effect that xanax and some others have.... but it is effective with...

  5. Angry about stupid things
    ... depression, anger and rage, and have been on paxil, celexa, xanax , ritalin and nothing worked. My anger comes from sligh...
    ... off stupid things or just yell. I know if I take my xanax that I have it definetly calms me down. I'm glad...
    ... depression, anger and rage, and have been on paxil, celexa, xanax , ritalin and nothing worked. My anger comes from sligh...

  6. Anger and how to stop it
    ... for depression and anger, well he says effexor xr, xanax and a therapist. so I am doing it. I know the xanax...

  7. Anger and anxiety?
    ... victim of my own issues. I was put on Celexa and Xanax for a while but that only seemed to make things worse ... was just so furious and irrational ALL the time! The Xanax just seemed to make my social anxiety worse the next...

Anxiety board

  1. Paxil Help
    ... where I am right now. Mid 2007 I started taking Xanax again, I split a .25 mg and take half in the morning...

  2. seroquel
    ... I'm afraid to try it. I have been doing great on xanax for many years...0.5 as needed...but psych thought ... along with the xanax try something new because I complained my sleep wasn...

  3. zoloft making me feel worse!
    ... before going back up to 100 mgs. I also take .5 mgs of Xanax to take the edge off, but right now it doesn't seem...

  4. Struggling with anxiety
    ... have been there. I had to go on anto depressants and xanax . The drugs were hard to get used to. That was back...

  5. Very scared about my bad cough!
    ... meltdown... I don't want to go on antidepressants or xanax . Any advice? Please help! Thank you!!...

  6. Lexapro, Xanax and EXTREME FATIGUE
    ... I have taken xanax but never at that dose. Have you tried cutting back...
    ... taking Prilosec for heartburn might be causing the Xanax to build up in my system...I HOPE that's what's happening...
    ... higher doses due to body type. Can't comment on the Xanax as I avoid that stuff like the plague and opted for...
    ... Why don't you just try breaking the xanax in half and only taking it as needed. I take .25 mg ... 10 mg in the morning. I think if I took that much xanax I wouldn't be able to get out of bed. Seems like a...

  7. my whole body feels as if it's trembling
    ... in bed. I am now taking Prozac 10 mg in the am and xanax .25 mg in the evening and it does not happen anymore...

  8. dentist/anxiety
    ... be in the dentist chair.Anyway i plan on taking a xanax before going but then i got to wondering if xanax ... think not but i just want to see if anyone else took xanax and had novocaine. Maybe i should just get laughing...
    ... They prescribed me two Diazepam (I think that is like Xanax ), one to take before I left for the appointment and ... and ask to be sure but they do have alternatives if Xanax is not the same as what I had. The result was that...
    ... Use the xanax and the 'laughing gas' take all that you can get....
    ... the helpful hints...I will probably stick with the xanax and if they suggest laughing gas i will take some...

  9. pristiq for anxiety?
    ... all over for something else to help other than my Xanax and lots of herbal stuff I am taking now. I got off...

  10. Afraid to leave the house?
    ... having a full blown out panic attack. I have been on xanax for 20 yrs now and honestly it helps in more ways...

  11. Anyone Take Anxiety Med At Bedtime--What Do You Use During The Day?
    ... again and am taking 10 mg of Prozac and .25 mg of xanax in the evening. This combo also seems to work for ... me. I am getting ready to try and quit taking the xanax . I think it is fine for you to take the klonopin in...

  12. Zoloft, this stuff scares me !!
    ... your doctor could give you some xanax for a short time to help keep you calm while you get...

  13. whats going on with me
    ... which I feel has helped, however, I stil have to take xanax several times a week and my appetite isn't all that...

  14. Those who've taken Xanax-Can it do this?
    ... fine on 2. Anyways, I finally gave in and took Xanax a few times. The first time I took 1/4 of a .25 Xanax ... felt worse after taking it. I could feel that the Xanax did something, I don't believe it was just anxiety ... restlessness and problems sleeping. And I read that Xanax can cause hypomania & euphoria. Am I having that reaction ... to Xanax , or am I just not taking enough 'cuz I am a chicken ... ? I don't want to take a bigger dose if Xanax is affecting me negatively with restlessness, sleep ... sleeping or have restlessness, euphoria,etc. while taking Xanax ? I have an appt. with a pdoc in about a month and...
    ... Don't take anymore xanax you are allergic to it. My husband gets agitated...

  15. When does the pain stop?
    ... working that well. I was thinking to ask my doc for Xanax to just take the edge off untill the Effexor kicks...
    ... luvox which is also for ocd, but take extremely little xanax . I smoke a lot which is not good, but it does help...
    ... they were agrivating the situation. My doc gave me xanax to help out until the Effexor kicks in. I was on Effexor...

  16. Beta Blocker's For Anxiety???
    ... when I get really anxious during the day.I take a Xanax with it.I did alot of vresearch on Beta Blocker's...

  17. Anxiety and everyday symptoms..
    ... to ask for medication.. I do take half of a generic Xanax when it's at the worst but even that is not working ... anymore. I will not take anymore than that as Xanax is very addicting and the body get's used to it rapidly...
    ... anxiety worse,like a 24 hour panic attack even with my xanax which usually work when i wasnt on the other meds ... klonipin which should stay in my system longer than the xanax . im hoping it helps with this constant anxiety. i...

  18. Dizziness from Anxiety
    ... racing and I had a cold sweat - I hated it! I took a xanax and laid back down and finally fell asleep. I take ... about in my other thread, I'm still having to take Xanax along with the Lex and that I don't understand. Kev...

  19. to those with faint feelings during panic
    ... those weird strange feelings and that I have to take a xanax about every day. I started out at 5 ML and last week...

  20. xanax success stories
    ... For me, Xanax has been a godsend and I don't think it's anything ... and they always made my anxiety much worse. If Xanax works for you, there's no reason for you to feel guilty...
    ... I have been on .5 mg of xanax for about 5 years as well. The prescription says...
    ... I take the generic Xanax as well when I need it and am at my worst. But first ... shaky, tired all day they have not worked for me and Xanax has. Well recently my low dose self prescribe as ... I need it Xanax is not working for me anymore as my symptoms have...

  21. On Lexapro but still have to take Xanax - why????
    ... been taking klonopin every day just as your taking xanax . I think that to truly know if the Lexapro is "managing ... of the klonopin. Maybe you can try that with the xanax ? I suspect that some of the anxiety I feel is the ... taking my klonopin when I should. I don't know if xanax is as addicting as klonopin, but you could ask your ... doctor about slowly weaning off the xanax and seeing how you do....good luck!...
    ... I'm on Lexapro too, for two years now, and also on Xanax as needed, which is every night and sometimes daily ... anxiety attacks it does nothing for. If I don't take a Xanax at night I sit up all night with anxiety about something ... go off the Lexapro and see if I could just take the Xanax , but it seems I'm now hooked on the Lexapro becaues ... when I tried to wean off. So, when the Dr.'s say Xanax is more addictive then the SSRI's are they are full ... body gets just as addicted to an SSRI as it does with Xanax or Atavan. But anyways, Xanax has always helped with ... SSRI's to know what works. He agrees with me that Xanax is no worse than an SSRI. My anxiety makes me feel...
    ... helps to know that others like me still have to take xanax along with their SSRI and I'm not the only one. It...
    ... Prozac for about 8 weeks and still take .25 mg of xanax in the evening. Sometimes I feel like i don't need ... year so in the meantime I plan to continue taking xanax as needed. I will worry about coming off of xanax...
    ... should give yourself a hard time about taking the Xanax . You have not been on your AD that long and if your ... normal. When I first took an AD I was also prescribed Xanax with it and took it for about 3-4 months. My body ... to normal and I had no problems coming off of the Xanax . Give yourself 3-6 months to get used to the AD and ... then you start trying to decrease the Xanax with your doctor's approval/recommendation. Don't ... stress on yourself by thinking you should not take the Xanax . Good luck!...
    ... Lexapro for a couple weeks that I wouldn't need to take xanax anymore, but doesn't seem to be the case. I took a ... tricyclic AD back in the 90s and took xanax only in the very beginning but find that with SSRIs ... you seem to need Xanax for longer. Luckily, it's only a very small dose that...
    ... natty - i also take lexapro and xanax . this has been my routine since august. but i...

  22. Morning Anxiety - Update
    ... was thinking what is going on!! I had to take a half xanax and finally went back to sleep. However, this morning...

  23. what effects will lexapro have on me for anxiety
    ... effects will lexapro have on me for anxiety?...i was on xanax for a month but the doctor told me to come off them ... to deal with it takes over if you let if but im off xanax since yesterday i havnt had a panic attack at all...

  24. experiences with zoloft, buspar or clonazepam???
    ... will absolutely not equal something like taking a Xanax . For me, that's a good thing. But it has worked...

  25. I need advice on anxiety medication
    ... ll kick in and work soon. I also take a half of a xanax almost every day - it's not a high dose - half of...

  26. Is This Anxiety???
    ... feeling much better - I also have to take a half of a xanax almost every day to get by. I hate these feelings...
    ... doesnt even feel like it helps. Im afraid to take xanax . I dont want to be someone who gets addicted to it...
    ... years and did fine for years and NEVER had to take xanax . Early last year I was feeling fine and wondering...

  27. Can't sleep due to anxiety. Would appreciate any help.
    ... enough. I went to the doctor who prescribed some Xanax , 1 tablet during the day and 2 a half hour or so before...
    ... character. You haven't. It's anxiety. I was using 2 xanax to get me to sleep just over a week ago, now I use...
    ... occurring at this time, or if it's medication like Xanax , or the anxiety. It takes a lot of energy to fight...
    ... fullfulling prophecy. I go through these bouts. I use xanax to help me through and don't think twice about it...

  28. Anxiety and it's many side effects
    ... sometimes the base of my throat. I was on 8mg of Xanax but due to an unexpected (but we are very happy) pregnancy...
    ... lot of meds, Effexor, trazodone, depakote and 1mg of Xanax and nothing makes it go away. Visualization and deep...

  29. seroquel for sleep?
    ... anxiety. It's never worked as well as the more addictive xanax or ativan although I know people do have addiction...

  30. everything WAS going okay...
    ... if I was going to have to run to the ER - i took a xanax and laid back down on the couch and finally went to...

  31. SSRIs Versus Tricyclic Anti-dep.
    ... tiredness, spacy and increased anxiety so have to take xanax still. However, in 1991 when my anxiety first started ... and worked within 2 weeks plus I never had to take a xanax . I took the tricyclic on and off for the past 17 years...

  32. Heartbeat sensation
    ... not nearly as anxious as before? I even took some xanax last night, but just didn't get to sleep until after...

  33. Anxiety advice
    ... horrendous panic attacks at times, but I take a low dose of Xanax for that for my "quick fix" when it gets really bad...