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  1. anxiety attacks
    ... what is going on...I know my mom has them and is on Xanax ...but my husband always says he doesn't want me on...

  2. Cymbalta Side Effects? Need Replies ASAP Please.
    ... today wasn't as bad with the Cymbalta on top of the Xanax . Anyone have the horrible warm sensation in which...
    ... bad but I get real sick in the morning then take my Xanax and get better. Only thing is I'm shaky. I'm just...
    ... off now because I am pregnant. I did also take the Xanax XR during the first month and it helped. Start low...
    ... Cymbalta doc prescribed Celexa. I take Celexa along with xanax throughout the day. Been on xanax for 24 years. If...

  3. Switching from Zoloft to Celexa (& klonopin when needed)
    ... great for me. I had not problems with it. I took Xanax when needed, but I hardly ever needed it....

  4. Fireifgter with an anxious stomach
    ... times. Only other thing i have thought of would be xanax to hold of the nervousness that would hopefully hold...
    ... Paxil. You don't want to be taking any benzos ( xanax , ativan, etc) with the job you have. They make you...
    ... this is why for me also i was thinking of xanax or a mild tranqualizer on an as needed basis, i am...

  5. Paxil Questions~
    ... social anxiety though. For anxiety, a supplement of xanax , valium or klonipin is very effective for the anxiety...

  6. Anxiety vs. Depression
    ... both. I have found effexor with the combination of xanax very helpful, BUT I do gain weight from effexor and ... hell to get off so I am trying to just stick with my xanax for now. I was on wellbutrin when I was trying to ... I am scared that once I get off of the effexor and xanax I will be more of a basket case than I was before ... myself off of my effexor 150 and just stick to my xanax 1mg 3x daily. Hope this helps some... ~Liz~...
    ... more. The anti-anxiety drugs, ( benzos, ativan, xanax valium) work great for anxiety. But they can become...

  7. Anxiety/please help
    ... problems sleeping. But for some reason, right now, Xanax (anti-anxiety) is the only thing keeping my seizures...

  8. It is BACK!!!
    ... smallest dose.....My Hubby just went on Lexapro and Xanax and doing great.....wish it was that easy for me....

  9. Urgent! Please reply
    ... are out of wack, it's so indescribable. I take my Xanax everyday and have tried 3 anti-depressants going on...
    ... them. But my Physc says it's all anxiety. I take Xanax .5 as needed and it seems to help. I just don't feel...
    ... rebound symptoms -- that is, your body craves the Xanax you took the night before. In the AM, I might feel ... not talk therapy) is what you need. Indeed, [erhaps Xanax isn't the tranq for you. Or the dose may be low during...
    ... like crap. I feel as if I might have over did the xanax yesterday and I took 6 throughout the day. Very stupid ... today. Is it ok to have a beer on top of Cymbalta and xanax ?...
    ... while you are still adjusting to the Cymbalta and xanax . I was on Cymbalta a few weeks. During the first week...
    ... caffeine. Obviously, you need to monitor your Xanax intake better. Like most medications, probably better ... that answer -- and that a regularly managed dose of Xanax does the trick. It won't be a magical morning you...

  10. wellbutrin...ever?
    ... course of 4 years. After about 9 months of taking xanax (as needed) which was probably once or twice per month...

  11. Zoloft users?
    ... regulate your blood levels. I've been taking a low-dose xanax , with the Zoloft, too---yesterday I only took one ... My initial recommendation, was to take 3 daily ( xanax 's) and "up" the Zoloft to 2 a day! I think I'd be...
    ... put me on this low dose of Zoloft and a low one of Xanax (which I take very sparingly, some days not at all...

  12. Urgent!
    ... thing happened to me with anxiety meds...I was taking xanax and started having anxiety over the possibility of...

  13. I have lots of questions!
    ... Celexa, and then Lexapro for about a year - along with xanax as needed. I weaned myself off the meds for the last ... 4 years (except for the occassional xanax ) Well, due to my mother's recent death, my anxiety ... practice and my new family dr. will not prescribe xanax at all. She says I need to see a shrink for those ... handle that! I guess I would just prefer to take xanax or klonopin on a "as needed basis" - but I'm not sure...
    ... Since you've been prescribed Xanax before, your new shrink shouldn't have a hard time...
    ... better. Fist few days you might need a klonipin or xanax but its not bad. I would try that or ask your GP...

  14. Why can't I stay on klonopin??
    ... operate based on different philosophies. I was taking xanax and was afraid that I would become addicted because ... xanax would give me such an incredible sense of calm! So ... rush of calm (does "rush of calm" make sense?) as xanax , but still helpful. She doesn't mind keeping me on...
    ... take anti d's none have ever worked for me i take xanax and im not addicted i take as needed for panic and ... out there where we have to take for life ,and if the xanax ,klonipins ,ativan works to keep us calm why take ... away i went to a neuro dr and they saw i was taking xanax i take 3 -1 mgs per day once in awhile if my panic ... more then shes suppose too i have half a bottol of xanax left when its time for my refill my sister runs out...

  15. Just started Xanax and I need help
    ... there's another drug that you can take instead of xanax . I've had good luck with klonopin....

  16. Is Lexapro or Celexa Better for Anxiety? Any Real Differences Between Them?
    ... attacks. This cause me to get depressed. I take Xanax on a needed basis, but When I got the Celexa in my ... system I hardly ever needed the Xanax . I would say just go for it and try the Celexa. ...

  17. constantly need a deep breath... and mostly can't
    ... - Lately, as symptoms worsened, I tried to take xanax for about 10 days (1-2 mg/ day). This calmed down ... but their frequency remained the same. I stopped the xanax cause it made me sleepy and I was also afraid of getting...
    ... been on Zoloft since that attack. I have also been on Xanax , and Ativan. Xanax didn't seem to work to well with...

  18. Calling Celexa users, have a question for you
    ... had trouble sleeping at night I would just take a xanax . I will be going back on Celexa after I have a baby...

  19. Spaced out, drunken feeling for 3 1/2 years, 24/7. Please help me.
    ... is depersonalization right now i am on lamictal and xanax .but i am still in a fog like dream feeling. tired...
    ... I Have Felt The Same Way For Years Now. I'm On Xanax And It Does'nt Help Much. My Balance Is Off Also....
    ... daily. :( I do suffer from Panic attacks. I am on xanax for that....

  20. Scared about being on Lexapro
    ... what symptoms i was describing him. They have me on xanax right now. I feel the same way, I dont want to get...

  21. Question about Xanax usage
    ... will or won't become tolorant or dependent on the Xanax IF your Doctor allows you to take it daily. My ... when I'm in an ON period I take .25 mg of generic Xanax twice a day everyday. In all the time I've been doing...
    ... I take ativan which is just like xanax , i have been taking .25 off and on for almost 2 years...
    ... stopping me is that right now I know I can rely on the Xanax for help. I worry that if I build up a tolerance...
    ... a medication... my personal main concern about xanax and other benzos is not whether or not i'll become ... that can occur.... even at very low doses, regular xanax users can experience seizures or even death if they ... to overcoming your situation... and i'm glad the xanax has worked so far... but you asked for opinions and...

  22. Using logical reasoning to counter anxiety?
    ... the only thing that helps is either a)escaping or b) Xanax (if escape is not possible). Being struck by lightning...

  23. Prozac and weird dreams
    ... taking prozac 2 months ago,the first month, i had my xanax to take before going to bed.( i ran out,with no refils...

  24. question on antidepressants rather then benzos
    ... anxiety lately and unfortunately, have to take 2 mg's of Xanax 4 times a day for Epilepsy. Sounds weird but so far ... feel like there is no help since I take that much Xanax to begin with for a different issue and it doesn't...
    ... suffer from seizures and anxiety. If you are taking xanax it can cause a bit of depression and having seizures ... Klonopin? It does last longer in your system than Xanax and it is an anti-seizure and helps with anxiety....
    ... help my body since it's probably "used" to taking the Xanax . I wish you the best with the seizure condition!...

  25. Dad's Anxiety/Mental Issues
    ... takes Zoloft for depression. However, he also takes Xanax for anixety and has gone through an almost complete ... can be having an effect on him. He takes Zoloft, Xanax , Plavix, Prevacid, Lipitor, Imipramine, Uroxatral...
    ... make this post about my MIL. Also, if he's mixing xanax with alchohol, that is a bad combination. He should...

  26. Anixiety vs depression
    ... have to take klonopin to get to sleep at night and xanax for sudden panic. If you can't find a single med...

  27. help please any body
    ... if you are prescribed to any medications (Zoloft, Xanax , Ativan...I'm familiar with)...

  28. Anxiety at Dr's Office - Will a Drug Help?
    ... helped. Much as I ask for something for effective, like xanax or ativan, for anxiety attacks, dr will not prescribe...
    ... way up. At home blood pressure is normal so i take a xanax about 45 minutes before my appt and that seems to...
    ... Granny - are you regularly on xanax or just before the dr. appt?? I wonder if taking a ... xanax just before the appt would help , if I am not regularly ... taking the drug??? Or, does xanax have to be built up in your system to work??...
    ... I am not regularly on xanax . I only take as needed. It does not need to be built...
    ... good. Are there any negative side effects with the xanax that you experience? Does the xanax 45 minutes before...
    ... PriLily-Yours is very good advice. I think that the xanax or something else could have that effect as you described...

  29. Wake with severe panic - Gone by noon
    ... am not depressed and sleep well. I have been taking Xanax for over 20 years for panic/anxiety, low dose, not ... noon. I have been dealing with this by taking 3 mg Xanax from the time I wake til lunchtime. It passes and ... had me on many SSRI's, all of which made me sick. Xanax is the only thing that works, but just takes the edge...
    ... doing too well yet (it has only been a month). I take xanax upon waking and it helps, but I have no reason to...
    ... Sound like you need more Xanax . Maybe your body is becoming dependent on that dose...

  30. Anxiety and numbness
    ... everything fine. Was diagnosed with GAD and given xanax . Well the weird thing is that the xanax makes the...
    ... the top of one of my feet would go numb too.If the Xanax takes it away then it's a good sign it is part of...

  31. suddenly waking/ intense pass out feeling/blury vision
    ... I went back to sleep I was going to die. I took a Xanax . It took about 2 hrs, and i also had to have my husband...
    ... Now, remember, Xanax is just a crutch, it isn't a final solution. I would ... SSRI. I'm an anxiety sufferer on Zoloft, Ativan, and Xanax . The initial weeks on Zoloft was a pain, but I am...
    ... been on Paxil for 4 days. The only reason I use the xanax is until my meds get correct and I get full effect ... from them. I actually dont take the xanax everyday, just as needed. I hadnt taken one for over ... really try to work threw my anxiety before I take a xanax . But like I said 2 nights ago was really bad, then...

  32. Provigil and Prozac
    ... not on any meds now. I occassionally take a 0.25mg xanax when I feel really intense and stressed, but not often...

  33. night time jitters
    ... Ativan works pretty well for me, much better than xanax . I was just raised to 75mg, the jitters are lessening...

  34. Has anyone ever experienced seizures on SSRI's, ativan, or Xanax?
    ... I believe that Xanax and Ativan would help prevent seizures, and under...

  35. Uncertain about possible acute panic attack and anxiety -- Any input?(long)
    ... I saw my family doc again and he prescribed me XANAX instead of the ativan and lortab for the abdominal ... Protonix, pepcid, prevacid, carafate, lialda, ativan, xanax , diovan, loritab and Paxil. (i refused to touch the...
    ... I saw my family doc again and he prescribed me XANAX instead of the ativan and lortab for the abdominal ... Protonix, pepcid, prevacid, carafate, lialda, ativan, xanax , diovan, loritab and Paxil. (i refused to touch the...

  36. Question about Ativan dosage
    ... Ativan(lorezpam) to go with my 50mg Zoloft, since Xanax freaked me out. I took 3mg of Ativan throughout my...

  37. Advice please :(
    ... diagnosed anxiety disorder. Prescribed lexapro plus 0.5 mg xanax as needed. Stopped lexapro after a week, felt horrible ... lingering symptoms afterwards. Occasionally took 1/2 xanax if I started feeling bad (nauseous, anxious). 25 tablets ... office.) What concerns me: I've gone through 10 xanax in the last 30 days. Since I take half at a time ...

  38. Bad Panic Attack With This Side Effect. Anyone Else?
    ... for me so I am sorry that it didn't for you. I have Xanax to take on an "as needed" basis but I never have....
    ... is not abating, you might want to be taking either xanax or ativan along with the Effexor, to help you out...

  39. Please Help! I suffer from severe anxiety
    ... my death bed at times and there's no hope. I'm on Xanax .5 to relieve my anxiety symptoms which seems to work...
    ... Read it all, take it in. It does help. And take the xanax when you feel very anxious, but try to keep it "as...
    ... as if I have the flu a lot of times, but I take my xanax and it relieves that feeling a little bit. To put...

  40. Is it okay to take klonopin daily temporarily?
    ... be very careful. I became physically addicted to Xanax (very similar drug) after about 1.5 months of daily ... I was having anxiety each afternoon so I'd take a xanax , but then learned it was withdrawal happening. ... get off. My doctor told me it was fine to take Xanax every day for over a year!! Other doctors didn't...
    ... zosolizard, I've been taking xanax 0.25mg daily x 3 months and find that after 24-48...
    ... Doctor there is no problem brewing.I do agree that both xanax and ativan are much more potentially addictive.But...
    ... I quit cold turkey by my own accord after taking xanax , klonopin one a day (not the same day) for a month...

  41. Lexapro vs. Zoloft ~ Questions, help appreciated.
    ... started in college also. I was first put on Zoloft and Xanax together and I feel this did help with the anxiety...

  42. I need some success stories...
    ... the anxiety much better, with occasional Ativan or Xanax for panic. More recently, I started to recognize ... for Buspar is that my dr and I agree that although Xanax is VERY effective for my anxiety, I don't want to...

  43. Can I double up on my sleeping pills to travel??
    ... martina, can you see your doctor to get something like xanax to take while flying instead of sleeping pills? ... want to be passed out cold, do you? :) If you do get xanax , try it at home before flying to make sure you have...

  44. Coming off of Xanax XR...need help!!
    ... Howdy, I tapered off 1.5MG of the Xanax XR after 10 months daily use. I felt kinda shaky and...
    ... Depending on how long you have been on meds like Xanax XR and the doses you were on, some docs would just ... replace the Xanax XR with a longer acting med like Valium or Klonopin...

  45. Help is this right?
    ... doctor changed it too depacoke and xanax now..He says i am bi-polar..tina...

  46. Had to stop Prozac on Day 2 :(
    ... of them. Why can't I find a doctor to just give me Xanax for anxiety! I have klonopin as needed but I need ... to be put on Xanax full time. I'm trying to save my own life now at this...
    ... that he couldn't function at work, so he just takes xanax ...
    ... knowing what I was doing. I would like to be put on Xanax XR, but I have to find a doc who isnt afraid of benzos ... just pray my doctor will listen to me, and give me Xanax to SAVE MY LIFE. I really put it at that point right...
    ... crappy but I am sticking it out for at least a month. Xanax is not good long term, it screws with your serotonin...
    ... only 3-4 weeks....and I mean I NEVER had to take a xanax after that. I am still amazed at how well Prozac...

  47. anyone have good results with zoloft
    ... My nerves are shot and I need something...I do have xanax but I only take it when I really need to and then...

  48. Irregular heartbeat after starting Klonopin
    ... Hi, About 3 days ago my Dr. took me off Xanax (she doesn't like it) and put me on Klonopin. I use...
    ... How much are you taking? When was the last Xanax you took before you took the klonopin? I have never...
    ... I started the Klonopin the night after I stopped Xanax , which was also .25mg. Thanks for any help....
    ... change in medication. you seemed quite comfortable with xanax . Klonopin is a good medication in my opinion. It...

  49. Head Pressure...REally Fuzzy Gltichy head...please help!!!!!!!
    ... Could this be caused my anxiety?? When i take a bar of xanax these symptoms virtually go away, and yes I know xanax...

  50. I feel anxiety in social situations
    ... tryed many in the past, i was thinking about trying xanax but am scared of how it will make me feel, i need...

  51. Restarting Paxil-How long before relief??
    ... be before I start to feel some relief? I am taking Xanax to help with the anxiety until the Paxil kicks in ... but the Xanax only gives me a very short time of relief. I can...
    ... its thing, I have been on it for over 8 months. the xanax sure helps me when needed....

  52. Clonazepam and constant muscle weakness
    ... anxiety relief and long lasting coverage. I thought Xanax XR was my wonder drug after a decade of looking, but...

  53. Surgical Procedure and Xanax need advice
    ... to it. And also what procedure you are having done. Xanax doesnt affect blood clotting or anything like that...

  54. Lightheadness, head pressure, upset stomach. Anybody???
    ... time. The only thing that's ever made it better is Xanax , but now that I've been trying to stop taking it,...

  55. Depersonalization on Zoloft...FYI
    ... I've been going to a psychiatrist (on Zoloft and Xanax ) and therapist who has been doing hypnotherapy on...
    ... early 2005 my dr added zoloft everyday and gave me xanax "just in casei felt an uncontrolable attack" to my...

  56. Anxiety and Breathing Problems
    ... I start getting light-headed. It's frustrating. Xanax helps sometimes. Lately Xanax has been making me...

  57. afraid to go to sleep
    ... have to try falling asleep again. Taking .25mg of Xanax about 30 min before sleep really helps....

  58. Do Antidepressandts Lower BP?
    ... like antidepressants lower your BP as well? I was on Xanax and I am now tapering off a low dose. I have noticed...
    ... Yes, withdrawal from Xanax could be it. Xanax is not an antidepressant, though, it is a tranqulizer...
    ... Thanks for your reply. I'm off the Xanax now and feel better without it in my body. The withdraw...

  59. Tell Me About Lexapro
    ... antidepressant before. I am currently going off the Xanax , I have taken the lowest dose for approx. 5 months...
    ... you everone for your replies. I'm still going off Xanax , Ive cut the dose down and ready to stop it. I had...
    ... Hey, I was put on Xanax and had a problem withdrawing, too. It took me quite...
    ... change anything to make it worse. Getting off the Xanax did me in for meds. I never want anything like that...

  60. A little update of taking zoloft for my social anxiety
    ... sorta sick, but I think it's getting better, I take xanax for those situations which seems to help a little...

  61. Anxiety - what could this be?
    ... anxiety is normal for those of us who suffer from it. Xanax help me be able to sleep at night, and for those times...

  62. Taking Buspar with Xanax together?
    ... for the last week. Then he prescribed Buspar with Xanax and told me to take them together. I'm afraid of...
    ... family doctor put me on Buspar and a psych put me on Xanax so for about 3 weeks I was on both. If you're uncomfortable ... trained in this area. You can become addicted to the Xanax in a short period even at a low dose but not the Buspar ... a family doctor. Good luck! FYI - both Buspar and Xanax are CNS (central nervous system) depressants. When...
    ... depression too. Are they even safe to take together? Xanax and Buspar? I tried to talk to him, but he says...
    ... I don't understand both buspar and xanax are anti-Anxiety. Why give both of the same thing ... ? Xanax is dangerous if you get addicted too it. :(...
    ... It does not work immediately. So you are given xanax to take until the buspar starts working. It is not ... starts to work. I have been on buspar for 3 years, xanax , as needed, for 3 years and am taking celexa for the...
    ... quit taking buspar all together, and I only tried xanax once. Buspar was making me more depressed, and more ... crazy. Xanax felt like I was dying slowly. Made my blood pressure...

  63. Taking Pexeva(Paxil)- how will I know when i'm better?
    ... commenting on my other post inferit, about taking xanax with paxil and commenting on my other post about paxil...
    ... do it, do you have a benzo to help you sleep like xanax or anything? I got xanax, if i do start taking the ... paxil i'm gonna be on xanax like crazy just to keep myself from like freaking...

  64. Can you take Xanax with Paxil?????
    ... take both at the same time, I have been on paxil and xanax since February and my doc said it was fine, since ... about 6 weeks,your body has to get use to it so the xanax will help with any anxiety you may have....
    ... answer to your question is YES Absolutely you can take xanax with paxil. Benzo's such as (xanax) are usually given ... great success. ;) I think you will find that the xanax will counter act any increased anxiety that you may ... feel an over all sense of calmness while taking the xanax . Especially if you are a panic disorder suffer. It...
    ... Hi Matty Yeah you can take Xanax with Paxil. Also, I recently started taking Pexeva...

  65. Question about Seroquel
    ... 25mg of seroquel to be taken up to 4x a day like its xanax or something what is the deal with this? Has anyone...
    ... on something else cant remember, i am on paxil and xanax for my own anxiety and panic disorder. I think is...

  66. Question About Xanax
    ... sinus meds for many years...longer than i've taken the xanax . The xanax started affecting me wierd in the past ... possible answers? I've just went ahead and cut the xanax back to .5mg in the am and .5mg in the pm, and it ... calm down more and require less sedation from the xanax ....possibly? I cant come up with any other answers...

  67. Need a doctor that isn't afraid of benzos in Dallas/Fort Worth
    ... solution(new SSRI probably) and a short term solution. ( Xanax , clonepezam, Benzo) But most of the doctors I have...

  68. Disconnected
    ... I've been trying to get off of Xanax for almost a year. Every time I almost make it, I...
    ... QUOTE=mosesport;3209089]I've been trying to get off of Xanax for almost a year. Every time I almost make it, I...

  69. Doctor visits make me sick
    ... and I look like a fool to them. I was prescribed Xanax for this and really tight muscles in my neck. I have ... and my BP goes up. This doctor wants to take me off Xanax and put me on Lexapro and I'm not sure what I should ... hate to take meds. Does anyone know if you can stop Xanax cold. I take the lowest dose but have been on it...
    ... walk out! I was on lexapro, paxil, small dose of xanax and nothing seemed to help. I have noticed that i...
    ... past two months ( was on lexpro, paxil, low dose of xanax ) Nothing worked. Last thing i got was some beta-blockers...

  70. Why so afraid of meds?
    ... whats the worst thing that will happen if I take a xanax when needed? But I still can't do it. Then I have...
    ... give it a decent chance though.Dubgurl as far as the Xanax you would be fine taking it when needed im sure.I...

  71. can't deal...
    ... Klonopin makes you too spacy, you could always try Xanax , but I definietly don't condone or recommend that...
    ... switch to a soda without caffeine. I have been on Xanax before but the dr was afraid I would become dependent...

  72. can anyone tell me how to taper off of 1 mg xanax?
    ... Just Wondering If Anyone Can Tell Me How To Taper Off Xanax I Take 1 Mg 3 Times A Day And I Want Off Them Asap ... While Tapering Off? See I Tried Taking 1 -0.5 Mg Of Xanax Once A Day And It About Killed Me I Couldnt Sleep...
    ... Getting off Xanax is a VERY difficult process, speaking from experience ... you're still taking it regularly. The problem with Xanax is it has a very short half life, so it leaves your ... over a year or more to completely rid their lives of Xanax . I know you're in a hurry to get off (I am too), ... if you're looking for something to substitute the Xanax with to help with withdrawals. Just don't substitute...

  73. extreme anxiety...xanax hell i'm guessing...head pressure no clue
    ... anxiety, and possible panic attacks. Is this from XANAX ? Should I get off this and try to go natural....
    ... everyone is different, but it's ALWAYS best to taper with Xanax . I'm not a doctor, but try cutting your dose down ... to say whether what you're feeling is solely from Xanax , but it sounds like a big part of it could be anxiety ... luck to you. Really. I know how hard it is to quit Xanax . It was hell for me. .moses....
    ... the same problems as you and I am only on .25mg of xanax per day..yes I know , thats like taking a water pill...

  74. Buspar
    ... the doctor told me this may help me along with the xanax i take once a day. Has anyone here tried this medicine...
    ... deisregarded everything i say..including my request for xanax . So anyways good luck and i hope it works out for...

  75. I don't know how much more I can Take
    ... always in fear of something bad happening. I took Xanax for some time, but I'm over that phase. Now I'm just...