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  1. Paxil / anxiety question
    ... im afraid the anxiety get worse. i am also taking xanax .5 2x day and usually just break them in pcs. Has...

  2. is this a panic attack?
    ... imagine the 170's And I felt very dizzy I took .5mg of xanax and tried to just lay down and breath but it got faster...

  3. Paxil to Zoloft and having problems
    ... broke we wont fix it . Meaning that the paxil and xanax work for me so he wasnt gona mess with it unless it...

  4. Anxiety getting out of control
    ... take that back. I went to the ER and they gave me 5 xanax tablets. I still have 3 left. That was 2 weeks ago...
    ... through this and not try and bother anyone! Did the xanax help you? If so make sure you get more from your...
    ... they will just figure it's anxiety again, give me xanax and send me home. Whats a girl to do?????...
    ... anymore and went to er . They put me on paxil and xanax . Paxil is pretty powerful drug and i think there are ... want to discuss with your doctor about prescribing xanax to you until you get through this period and maybe...

  5. Buspar
    ... letting me try buspar at my next appt along with my xanax to get me off the xanax i just called the drugstore ... and others may take longer .i have been on 3 - 1 mgs xanax i take 3 times a day. for panic for 2 yrs now. im ... sure hope the buspar is going to help me .i want off xanax because i dont want to become addicted to them yrs ... klonipins i couldnt take them either or the ativans xanax was the only thing that calmed me down so im sure...

  6. zoloft
    ... day for almost 10 years now.... Also taking it with Xanax and my anxiety/panic is pretty much under control...

  7. Don't know whether to cry or get mad....
    ... chest , all typical signs of anxiety . My doc gave me xanax for anxiety , which helped somewhat , then my depression ... with both anxiety and depression . Not taking as much xanax at all . I know i am rambling on here purplez , but...
    ... what anxiety is like :) I've never been on AD or Xanax (I have a fear of medication as well and all I can...

  8. Celexa Question
    ... I have been taking Xanax as needed for GAD and my doctor suggested trying ... out because I haven't really felt the need to take Xanax the last couple of days....
    ... meantime until it kicks in you may want to take the xanax as prescribed....
    ... feeling really good I find that I don't have to take Xanax unless I know I am going to be in a high stress situation...

  9. Where to start?
    ... Just want my life back. I'm taking Celexa, Buspar, Xanax , zyprexa. Thyroid meds, Adrenal meds and testosterone...

  10. Which works better--antidepressants or antianxiety meds?
    ... and you can develop a tolerance quick, I did with Xanax after only a week. I am taking a beta blocker for...

  11. Hello My name is John and i think i am dying
    ... ALS a death sentence, that didn't help, was put on Xanax and Paxil and withing a few days the twitching was...
    ... ALS a death sentence, that didn't help, was put on Xanax and Paxil and withing a few days the twitching was...

  12. I am so scared can someone help me please?
    ... alot but when I do get them they are terrible. Take a xanax it works wonders for this....

  13. has anyone had weight gain with Xanax?
    ... I don't think xanax causes weight gain, but I am not positive. I take ... Buspar for anxiety and I like it MUCH more than xanax ...it does NOT cause weight gain at all....
    ... a lot of success with it. I really don't think xanax causes weight gain....that is more of an issue wiht...
    ... I have not taken xanax for along period of time. But, I have been taking...
    ... Hi, I took Xanax for about three years and I gained weight with it...

  14. New and question
    ... completely freak out (don't want to go back) he gives me xanax . Tells me to take it as needed. What does that mean ... have read about it on these boards. Im taking the xanax any time I have heart papulations or when a tension...
    ... reason to be suspicious and not prescribe you anymore Xanax , it shouldn't be a problem, and if it is, just find ... a new doc. Although, Xanax isn't really a long term solution, but I'd prefer ... to just stay on Xanax long term than on any other benzo, because it's a ... If you do begin taking an SSRI, make sure you have Xanax for the first 2-3 weeks, as these drugs make anxiety...

  15. Xanax & eyes?
    ... I could not live without xanax . It makes me groggy and I do not drive after taking...
    ... I am now in therapy and take low dose (1/2mg.) of xanax as needed. My Psychiatrist has prescribed up to 2 ... Bless, cmpgirl PS: Forgot to mention, I take my xanax usually 1/2 pill at a time to prevent drowsiness during ... I also have dry eyes, but I'm not sure if it's the Xanax or the other things I have going on....

  16. Need suggestions
    ... is a med that can be halved or quartered. I take Xanax and I can cut them in half etc. They did make me...

  17. Xanax ????????
    ... Hi Donna, I also take Xanax but .5 Mg and I break those in half, xanax works quickly...
    ... If your Anxiety is still that bad and the Xanax isnt working it maybe the lexapro not working as well...
    ... Hi Himmy: I take Xanax also. If you are only taking 1/4 mg., at a time,...

  18. AD'S tear up my stomach !
    ... SHOULD prescribe something for that.. i.e., 14 pills of Xanax or ativan. Tell your doctor you need to get through...

  19. Very sick on Celexa, should I keep taking ?
    ... SHOULD prescribe something for that.. i.e., 14 pills of Xanax or ativan. Tell your doctor you need to get through...

  20. Anxiety and Intrusive thoughts
    ... medication. I take Celexa. I works great. I have Xanax for when I have panic attacks. Anxiety is a chemical...
    ... unfortunately. Now on Effexor XR and a sm. amt. of Xanax . The Effexor also has kept the intrusive thoughts...

  21. Why Does Anxiety Do This?
    ... panic mode , finally I let my doctor prescribe me xanax , which i know is supposed to be a "bad" drug . But...
    ... exhaling thoroughly and it really worked. I also take Xanax , as needed, which is only about 2x/week on a good...
    ... like the anxiety is coming back worse as well. I take Xanax twice a day only half of .05 each time, not sure if...

  22. Question about Meds
    ... Hi Tracey: I don't take Klonopin, I take Xanax , so I'm not sure about the usual dosing recommendations...
    ... Hi Tracey, I also take Xanax .05 and mine says not to exceed 3 a day, I have never...

  23. Health Anxiety...Share your Story
    ... lungs...............you name it I think it. I take Xanax or Ativan on as needed basis and stay away from other...

  24. bad reaction to lorazepam (ativan)
    ... Ive been taking Xanax for years so I asked my doctor to change the medication ... because I feel like Ive developed a tolerance to Xanax ( I take 4mg a day for panic attacks and anxiety) ... unusual and generally bad all around. I think Xanax really works for me and Im afraid Ill be on it for...

  25. xanax and alcohol
    ... Xanax is pretty addicting stuff and my .25mg a day starting ... to sometimes 2 or 3 mg a day. I became dependent on xanax and would actually take one before starting drinking ... relax. I never had anything bad happen when taking xanax and drinking at the same time, I just became addicted ... to both. Xanax for me has been harder to quit than alcohol but it ... and it was/is the day that I would most likely abuse xanax even more to get rid of the jitters, palpitations ... items for me. Alcohol would bring on the anxiety and xanax would take it away. I did find that cutting down ... consumption reduced my anxiety and my need for taking more xanax ....
    ... the replies...would it be fair to say if you used xanax every other day you couldnt become addicted? Marywoo...
    ... jump in and put in my 2 cents worth. I too, take Xanax for anxiety and know that it is very addictive. I ... a patient that they could take a "whole packet" of xanax and not die. Nor can I understand why they would advise ... a patient to consume that much alcohol and xanax on an every other day basis. I wish you the best...
    ... said the alcohol should be taken one day then the xanax on the next day and like that...alcohol does work ... monitered...in no way has he said take 12 units and xanax aswell!! I think from the whole box thing after ... would still like to know if you can get addicted to xanax on an every other day usage program?...
    ... heard of this method of treatment. Also, about the Xanax , yes, your body will become physically used to or...
    ... says i deserve some life and i am reluctant in taking xanax and am scared about the "new" me i am so used to feeling ... dont want to reach 60 years and say i wish i'd taken xanax and maybe had a life. I am from the UK and xanax...
    ... Fear, xanax isn't like that and won't change 'you' like an anti ... The biggest change that I noticed when starting xanax was that after a while on it and several dosage increases...
    ... addiction. When you take a medication, not just xanax , but many medications that have a high risk of physical ... so they can get high. Either way, in the case of Xanax , which was the medication we were discussing, I was...
    ... I too am on xanax on an as needed basis. I asked the doctor if I could ... me that alcohol will quadruple the effects of the xanax and the xanax would quadruple the effects of the alcohol ... doing that again. Also, don't know what a pack of xanax is as far as amount, but to many will just slow down...

  26. Is Kloplin...........
    ... Addictive as Xanax ? I have been on Kloplin (SP) Sorry, for over two...
    ... probably five. The doctor just changed it over to Xanax to try and see if this helps. Time will tell, ...

  27. anxiety with driving
    ... embarassed and ashamed of the panic attacks but I cant take xanax and drive because it makes me very sleepy. I feel...

  28. Coming off of Paxil is this a withdrawl symptom? HELP
    ... I have been on Paxil and Xanax for over a year, I started to wean off the paxil a...
    ... all at once. I don't know how often you take the xanax , but if you ever decide to wean off of those, it should...
    ... will try it thanks for the information, as far as the xanax I have only been taking a half of .05 twice a day...

  29. Anxiety And Breathing Disorders
    ... therapy (or more meds). I do find the meds (ativan, xanax , klonopin etc) not only help the breathing but increase ... thats what medication is for (in this case ativan, xanax etc). Find a good doc and talk WITH them and be under...

  30. I am about to crack, help.
    ... worried. Does anybody have better results with Xanax then Kloplin? I have taken Kloplin for about two...
    ... reduction, along with my meds. I was prescribed Xanax , for my anxiety, and take it as needed. I don't take...
    ... I take lexapro daily and xanax as needed for anxiety, but mostly for sleep. It works ... well for me so far. I've heard that xanax is MUCH more effective than kilodipin. Unfortunately...
    ... taking meds however, I have been taking Paxil and Xanax for over a year, I am trying to wean off the paxil ... but I still take Xanax twice a day at .5 Mg. I have been starting to take ... really want to come off all the meds if I can. The Xanax can become habit forming but dont let it, if you feel...
    ... needed. Personally, I think that other benzos such as xanax or ativan work much better for calming your nerves ... don't think they work that well either. Of course, xanax or ativan should be used short term due to the addictive...

  31. Xanax under the tongue and tooth decay??
    ... days and days of research I finally found my answer. Xanax causes dry mouth which in turn causes the cavities ... out and had to get fake saliva. I had no idea that Xanax did the same thing. I have been chewing gum and drinking...
    ... Xanax disolving in your mouth may taste like crap but it...

  32. Could Xanax cause any of this?
    ... I'm not a Dr so this is only my opinion but Yes, xanax can cause this. It's called interdose withdrawal and ... unless you keep your dosing constant or wean off of xanax slowly then symptoms like this can continue....

  33. quit paxil cold turkey
    ... extreme iritability towards my family. i was prescibed xanax and paxil and they both worked great. i didn't have ... and decided it was time to get off paxil. i was on xanax for only a month just to give the paxila chance to...

  34. Confused!! Plz Help
    ... be so cranky the next day.....my MD told me that Xanax was better for me...and he gave me the lowest dosage ... i feel great! my question is...should i stay on Xanax or go on Lexapor....im so confused!!!!...
    ... pharmacy. See if 5 mg works. In the meantime, keep on the xanax , since it works. Before I was on Lexparo, I was...
    ... with my anxiety. Maybe dr can switch you to that? The xanax should really be a short term treatment as it can...
    ... Hey Gigi, I am also taking paxil. I was taking Xanax for about three years. I took myself off because I ... know how you feel, I also was a big worrier!! If the Xanax works keep taking it. Try to cut your Lexapro in half...

  35. loramzapam
    ... attacks. The doctors are talking about switching me to xanax 2mg, as it works quicker for the panick. and my panick...
    ... attacks. The doctors are talking about switching me to xanax 2mg, as it works quicker for the panick. and my panick ... you. JZ two things, In my personal opinion, Xanax makes you feel depressed more so, atleast with my...

  36. Does anyone find relief from taking
    ... half of a .25 mg Xanax (not the extended release version). Usually I take...
    ... started seeing my Psychiatrist, he prescribed .50mg xanax for me and told me I didn't need to take the xanax...

  37. Anyone Every Get This Im Scared?
    ... the lexapro (I'm on 20 mg./day) and take 0.25 mg of Xanax as needed..try not to take it too much....just had...

  38. Rebound anxiety?
    ... constant anxiety, for no reason I can think of. I tried Xanax , for about 2 wks, and had horrible rebound anxiety...
    ... with your doctors, etc. but when I was prescribed xanax for my anxiety, my psychiatrist didn't prescribe as ... day, but I was given the impression by my doc that xanax , valium, ativan etc. don't need to be used daily....
    ... My 2 cents; so what if you take Xanax or Ativan despite the fact that you might become dependent ... in the afternoon/evening so 75% of the times I take Xanax (one in the evening). The 25% of the time I am okay...
    ... as important as the meds. Trust me, if I need my xanax , I don't hesitate to take it. It's just nice to have...

  39. Is this Derealization?
    ... all the necessary information. I have tried Zoloft, Xanax and Inderal-- no luck. My psychologist told me to...

  40. PLz read and give me your take.......
    ... being able to sleep is messing with me and i took a xanax and i dont think it help but for me to fall sleep...
    ... attack, worrying if I will have one. I usually take xanax at that point. I'm on .05mgs too. My psych prescribed...

  41. bounce back anxiety on ativan?
    ... asleep but you can never quite drop off :(. Valium and Xanax don't result in the same problem - go figure. ...

  42. Help! CanNOT stay awake on xanax
    ... taking a smaller dose and building it up over time. Xanax is usualy taken three times a day, every 4 hours is...

  43. Potency of Klonopin vs. Xanax
    ... different drugs for different people.... and, xanax does have soem effects klonopin lacks, on the seretonin ... system xanax is avaliable as a long acting/slow releasing tablet...

  44. Going to a Psychiatrist
    ... darwin airport and flying home to Adelaide in a haze of Xanax . I am a lot beter now, but still get depressed...

  45. How do you help a teen with school anxiety?
    ... right now, I would probably take an AD along with Xanax as needed. I think my life would have been better...

  46. Anxiety and Sensitivity
    ... doesn't seem to do anything either. I split a .25mg Xanax (half in morning half at night), but when this is...

  47. Anxiety and Driving? PLEASE help
    ... same way when I'm a passenger. I've tried Zoloft, Xanax , beta-blockers, and deep breathing and nothing made...
    ... the rest of the drive there and back. I had taken a Xanax before my drive, but it was a low dose and didn't...

  48. Prozac is it good for Anxiety ?
    ... doctor to prescribe an anti-anxiety medication such as Xanax or Klonopin to ease you through. Ambien and Lunesta...

  49. Alcohol And Anxiety
    ... See a doc. They're quick to prescribe something like Xanax or Ambien, which might help you get through the night...

  50. Do Anti Depressants work for Anxiety ?
    ... for a long time. I've taken Valium (as needed), Xanax , Ativan, Zoloft, and Paxil. Zoloft did not help ... me and I actually had to take Xanax with Zoloft to control panic attacks. I am currently...

  51. Question About Xanax and Addiction
    ... would be a very low dose. Many people get the mgs of Xanax confused with the mgs of Valium. 2.5 mgs would be ... quite a large dose of Xanax , but a low does of Valium. Xanax comes in .25, .5...
    ... Sorry....I do mean .25 mgs of Xanax. Xanax is being taken for anxiety and sleep. It was suggested ... sleep issue. So I'm still left with the question...if Xanax is the type of pill that covers both problems, what ... years, but it stopped working and now that I have Xanax , I am doing fine......but don't want to become addicted...
    ... I have been taking .25 of ativan ( close to xanax ) for almost 2 years now. I take it usually at bedtime...

  52. HELP ME,,,,, can this be anxiety
    ... worst case scenario. Ask your doc about upping the Xanax dose and see if that helps. The worst that happens...

  53. How Do You Take Xanax As Needed
    ... will likely reduce your anxiety, and so your need for Xanax If you DO need an benzodiazepine every day fop ... chlorazapate, will be less likkly to lead to addiction than Xanax To put addiction in perspective, if 100 people...

  54. Lexapro experiences...Please share
    ... atavan, or clonopine something that last longer then xanax . Sometimes you have to cocktail to see what works...

  55. What do you take to sleep on SSRIs? (Zoloft)
    ... any treatments other than Ambien or benzodiazepines ( Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan, etc)?...

  56. Zoloft for GAD.. when does it kick in?
    ... is there anything else I can try. Like Ativan or Xanax ? Some meds work better for certain people. I tried ... Xanax and It didn't work for me, but Ativan works really...
    ... experience, Klonopin alone is not as effective as Xanax . I recommend changing to that (or Xanax XR) or Ativan...

  57. Kolopin issues
    ... powerful benzo. I 'feel' something on Valium or Xanax , but not much from Klonopin except for the first time ... blow" to your anxiety, like you get from Valium? On Xanax , I feel a sudden wave of calmness come over me. With ... Valium, if you wish. You might also ask for Ativan or Xanax . Xanax is very powerful (and more euphoric, if that...

  58. Sleeping Symptom- Does anyone ever get this or feel this way
    ... determine what pill would work well - whether it be Xanax , Valium or what. Maybe even a benedryl would do the...
    ... So far I've only tried Xanax and Valium. Though I have been using Valium for many ... route because I am so pill sensitive. I can do the Xanax and Valium in minimal quantities but I don't think...

  59. need opinions on zoloft & klonopin
    ... to work, though i ahve found after just taking my Xanax i feel a little bit better knowing i have it in me...

  60. Heart Anxiety and Meds - Advice or help please :(
    ... started metoprolol 12.5 mg April 1st along with a xanax increase (the beta b locker is breaking the 25 mg...

  61. What do you take to sleep?
    ... I have started taking Xanax for anxiety but have been reading that it should be ... to sleep problems. Can we take something besides Xanax to help us fall asleep. Or to prevent anxiety related ... problems during sleep, is Xanax the only answer? Thanks for any input. ;)...
    ... not work as well. Maybe alternate ambien one night, xanax the next. I know it's bad to take something every...
    ... just little stressed, if it's full-on anxiety, I take xanax or trazadone. i don;t really like taking either, ... and a wreck the next day sometimes if I don't take xanax . It nearly always does the trick....
    ... later I press play again and go right back to sleep. Xanax only worked for a few hours at best....

  62. zoloft making anxiety worse?
    ... Maybe you can call your doctor and get some ativan or xanax to get through if it's really bothering you. Take...
    ... prescribed i made an exceptional effort to be prescribed Xanax for the time being while i was kicking in. because ... experience some panic/anxiety attacks but my 1mg of Xanax works well. I started at .5 and built up a tolerance ... off of it the withdrawl symptoms will be even worse. Xanax is a tranquilizer use it wisely. Although i still...

  63. not sure what to do
    ... drive (like people take for flying), like valium, xanax etc. But you could only take it if someone was driving...

  64. Medications for anxiety?
    ... stage to help calm them down. It's not like Ativan or Xanax which is habit forming, but it does help. I used to...

  65. SO SCARED to fly! :(
    ... went to the the doc. and was prescribed .25 dose of xanax .i have never taken an antidepressant before. I am ... it and lightheaded. Some things I have read about xanax really scare me too.i don't like feeling like I'm...
    ... flight just last month, first time I have ever taken Xanax , it worked wonderfully! I was afraid I would be out...

  66. What's wrong with me? I constantly feel terrible.
    ... hours + natural herbs help. Granted I take Ativan or Xanax at bed time (80% of the time), otherwise I can not...

  67. Klopopin
    ... time i took it, but i hear of people taking, be it xanax and klonopin and BAM feel better even with the first...

  68. How Do I Relieve Anxiety
    ... ll let you know how they work (if they work) since xanax did nothing for me. I always get so nervous taking...

  69. Scared to take meds
    ... doctor if you can also have something for anxiety, like xanax , ---just in case, you do have one of those "panic...

  70. Klonopin
    ... anxiety some, but not to the degree that ativan or xanax does. Best wishes, JB...

  71. Severe Anxiety with other medications
    ... Anxiety for over 20 years now...I have been taking Xanax 4 times a day also for over 20 years now...actually ... medications because of adverse reactions...(I take an extra Xanax at these times and it helps calm me again)...but my ... anxiety was so bad all morning I had to take my 2nd xanax 2 hours early...fixed me right up...I have become...
    ... Yikes man, who has been prescribing you Xanax for 20 years!??! and you take them daily? you ahve ... pains/ symptoms cause your probably so addicted to the Xanax your body needs them to even function :( sounds like ... once the xanax wears off, you go into panic mode/ start feeling pains...
    ... been seeing the same Psychihtrist since then...the Xanax controlled my panick attacks and let me live an normal ... have excepted the fact that I have a disease and the xanax will always be a part of my life...I only take .25...
    ... If xanax worked for me i know i'd be hooked, just for the fact...
    ... ...Yes I am lucky that xanax has worked so good for me...I never tried anything...

  72. Anxiet question...please help.
    ... time. I was talking Valium, and also tried Ativan and Xanax before. I currently take Percocets daily. 10mg,...
    ... time. I was talking Valium, and also tried Ativan and Xanax before. I currently take Percocets daily. 10mg,...
    ... can get by without taking any of those benzos (ie. xanax , ativan, klonopin) then probably the better. The problem...
    ... pain can cause a lot of anxiety and my doc has given xanax for that reason - I never have taken one since the...

  73. Different generic brands of Zoloft?
    ... panic attacks and I was able to control that with xanax but then I started having intrusive and suicidal thoughts ... thoughts, etc. And I felt better because I wasn't on xanax anymore(which isn't supposed to be used long term...

  74. anxiety out of control! time to admit I need help...and suggestions?
    ... What medications do you reccommend, if any? I have xanax for panic, but think at this point, I could use soemthing...
    ... well for me, and I also keep Ativan(lorexapam) and Xanax on hand if I get really bad... If you try Zoloft...

  75. terrible anxiety recently
    ... that nothing changes if you change nothing!!I used xanax for a short while that helped and then we worked on...
    ... atcually work not be dangerous too? I am prescribed xanax for nite time panic attacks (I freak out and do not...