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  1. drug conversions....Shoreline help?
    ... critical. I take them to act fast and I also take 1mg of Xanax or 2mg of Klonopin. I just tried klonopin this month ... and didn’t care for it. Xanax works much better I guess because its faster and shorter ... couldnt breath and I passed out. Now, along with the xanax , I also grab ice packs, head to my bed room which...
    ... Wellbutrin XL (150mg for 1st week) and went back to xanax for antianxiety. For sleep we dropped the Lunesta...

  2. Methadone???
    ... wants to put me on it Tuesday. I currently take 5mg of Xanax a day for Severe Panic Disorder, Will they mix? Can...
    ... Addiction is physical and psych. If you stopped taking Xanax cold turkey you would experience withdrawal from being...
    ... addicted to anything and never was. I AM Dependant on my Xanax though. Yes, I know about Xanax, I ran out once for...
    ... for being sedated comes from. They blamed it on my Xanax , I blame it on thier stupidity. They knew of the Xanax...

  3. Every have a day where your meds just dont work?
    ... requesting to go back to Soma. I also take Klonopin or Xanax on days where the pain is so intense and the meds...

  4. Problems with Insurance and Meds
    ... 1 per day 2mg Clonazepam 1 twice per day .5mg of Xanax taken PRM. ***see below 10mg Baclofen 1 tab 3 times ... Lunesta at bedtime as needed [CENTER]I never take the Xanax withing 4 hours of taking the Clonazepam since they ... are very similar. Xanax is fast acting, short half life and Clona is more...

  5. Radio Frequency Lesioning NIGHTMARE!!
    ... taking 1-2 mg of Clonazepam (Klonopin) and I have Xanax from a prior prescription that I can take if I need ... immediate results since Clonazepam is slower to act. The Xanax ix .5 mg. Neither is strong enough right now. Lastly...

  6. My wife
    ... next two weeks and then use a shrink that prescribed Xanax to get through the 4th week.Obviously his sytem didn...

  7. cheaper oxy coming soon?
    ... a bit like price gouging. What R& D has gone into Xanax in the last 2o years? Anyone remamber this, whole ... Vasotec 10 mg $102.37 $0.20 51,185% Xanax 1mg $136.79 $0.024 569,958% Zestril ... pharmacy shelf, mark-up ranges from 2,800% to 569,000% on Xanax Source AARP It wil be interstesing to see what pan...

  8. PM Docs say BT Meds Useless! ??Shoreline??
    ... last time you heard about a drive by shooting over Xanax or percocet or even OxyC. I can see it now, Some gun...

  9. Difference in other(not methadone) generics???
    ... controlled substances... -Halcion -Valium - Xanax -Ativan -Percocet -Methadone -Morphine...

  10. Shore, I need you help again
    ... Oxycontin and 350mg of Soma. A hour later I took .5mg of xanax to try and relax. Little help. Now I was a relaxed ... ydrocodone every 6 hours, 350mg of Soma 3 times a day, .5mg Xanax PRN, 60mg Cymbalta once a day and 3mg Lunesta at bedtime...

  11. Dave, a couple quick questions...please
    ... 90% of those cases. Couldn't have been the 4mgs of Xanax and chuging a 5th of Jim Beam on top of oxy, It was...

  12. duragesic patch
    ... be OK. I am afraid to take anything else. I have xanax too, but I am afraid to take anything else. I think...
    ... I take 1 mg Klonopin (like xanax ), 20 mg of Lexapro along with the patch. If you stop ... you are nervous then take only half of your normal xanax dose. If you feel comfortable then maybe move up...
    ... called the pharmacist and they said I can take the xanax . hopefully I will get some sleep tonight....
    ... first day of the 2nd patch, and I had to take the xanax to sleep. but that is a side effect I can live with...

  13. Back for an update and some questions
    ... sleep and Klonopin for anxiety. I had been taking xanax and it worked great but it just became too short lived...
    ... 30+ hours and doesn't create the ups and downs that Xanax does. It's more like a prevantive rather than a PRN ... of the long half life it doesn't have the kick that xanax after taking a dose wear you feel it begin to work ... , but it doesn't wear off the way you feel Xanax wear off that can cause an increase in anxiety. ...
    ... expericneing some transitional withdrawal. How much Xanax were you taking and how much Klonopin did they replace...
    ... from my perspective). I had to take my BT meds and a xanax . I needed faster relief than the klonopin gives and ... yet. The dosage is 1mg. I was taking .5 to 2mg of Xanax PRN. I used my own judgement on how much I needed ... any dependency or side effects from not taking the xanax and, in fact, there had been weeks where I wouldnt...
    ... Bilbo: Klonopin really is a much better drug than Xanax ... you'll find when it's time to come off of it, it ... tab (0.5mg) BID and that may be all you need. The Xanax , and other shorter half life Benzos like Ativan, tend ... jittery, craving a higher amount or another tab. I know Xanax made me feel like I was crawling out of my skin because ... CancerDad :) PS Onset of action is the same for both Xanax and Klonopin-- peak levels are acheived 1-2 hrs after...
    ... Bilbo: Klonopin really is a much better drug than Xanax ... you'll find when it's time to come off of it, it ... tab (0.5mg) BID and that may be all you need. The Xanax , and other shorter half life Benzos like Ativan, tend ... another tab. I dont get that at all. I have taken Xanax for nearly 5 years and always on a PRN basis. I have ... said something about that. Thats what I liked about XANAX . It acted fast. The first Dr. that ever scribed it ... didnt notice anything all that different. I know Xanax made me feel like I was crawling out of my skin because ... CancerDad :) PS Onset of action is the same for both Xanax and Klonopin-- peak levels are acheived 1-2 hrs after ... 3 times a day. I only need it when I need it. With Xanax I never took it on a schedule. Just used it when I...
    ... often...that people just DON'T want to give up their Xanax . Sorry my friend, but that IS a sign of addiction ... VALID REASON...But, how did you go from your low dose Xanax to your high dose? I'm sure you required more and ... more to get the same effect, and now, like you say, Xanax is NOT working for you. This is NOT TO SAY that the ... because it's still in your system. Drug for Drug, Xanax and Klonopin are JUST AS POTENT...And onset is the...
    ... s instructions and have been from the start, with Xanax too. The situations that arise that cause me to need ... often...that people just DON'T want to give up their Xanax . Sorry my friend, but that IS a sign of addiction ... VALID REASON...But, how did you go from your low dose Xanax to your high dose? I'm sure you required more and ... more to get the same effect, and now, like you say, Xanax is NOT working for you. This is NOT TO SAY that the ... because it's still in your system. Drug for Drug, Xanax and Klonopin are JUST AS POTENT...And onset is the ... it doesnt fit. I know my body well and have taken xanax off and on for a few years, sometimes with 6 month ... said in that post, i dont do it. Have you ever tasted xanax ? Its pretty nasty tasting. I can see how me saying ... be a drug that makes me feel weird, I wouldnt call xanax a walk in the park. It does what its supposed to do ... several bits of info in there about my pattern of use of XanaX . It maybe helpful in order to understand where I am ... effects were so bad that I would rather go back to the xanax and have partial success part of the time and great...
    ... of experience with Klonopin (and yes I have tasted Xanax and couldn't stand it), being a cancer and CP patient ... narcotics, and having seen hundreds of patients on Xanax and Klonopin, I can tell you there is a difference ... response by the patient when changing medications from Xanax . It's strange--almost like a "love" of the drug. ... Bottom line is though, the Xanax is NOT working for you anymore and does have more ... ONSET). This is why the manufacturer came out with Xanax XR.. because of the well-known problem of the high ... elimination with Klonopin. If you have been on Xanax for over a few years, what's the big deal? Especially...
    ... statement about me possibly having an addiction to xanax , a drug that I take so randomly and sporadic that ... of experience with Klonopin (and yes I have tasted Xanax and couldn't stand it), being a cancer and CP patient ... narcotics, and having seen hundreds of patients on Xanax and Klonopin, I can tell you there is a difference ... response by the patient when changing medications from Xanax . It's strange--almost like a "love" of the drug. ... Bottom line is though, the Xanax is NOT working for you anymore and does have more ... ONSET). This is why the manufacturer came out with Xanax XR.. because of the well-known problem of the high ... elimination with Klonopin. Hmm, didnt say that Xanax was NOT working for me anymore I said there were occassions ... higher levels of anxiety. It felt like on occassion Xanax just did work as well. Maybe its tolerance or maybe ... said try Klonopin. I tried it and it made me sick. Xanax doesnt. Hmm. I find Xanax to be a very good performing ... been really under control with no major spikes so no xanax or Klonopin was needed. Tomorrow may be different ... knock on wood like product). If you have been on Xanax for over a few years, what's the big deal? Especially ... because I told him of the recent lack of success of the xanax . I have developed a very solid and trusting rapport ... I could have said no, I will stick it out with the xanax and he would have said no problem. He told me to take ... and said if I had any problems to switch back to the Xanax but not to take them together :) . He trusts me with...

  14. Restoril?
    ... forever. If you already take another benzo, like Xanax , Klonopin, or Ativan, you already have some tolerance...
    ... i think. You don't feel groogy the next day, like xanax . It's shorter acting benzo, so to me I wake up refreshed...

  15. What to do? Kadian 4 years....
    ... the LA meds Week 4, use an entire months supply of Xanax from another doc to get through week 4. He did this...

  16. Terrified of Methadone
    ... trouble falling asleep, staying up later and take xanax to fall asleep. Also I am sleeping in later, trouble...

  17. Get People Mag this week-Paula Abdul
    ... Paula is acting like she 'took something', like a xanax of a stong pain pill. LOL, It's just sometimes her...

  18. Methodone, just started tonight
    ... yes, I couldn't get to sleep and took a small amt of xanax . I have to go out today so maybe I will take 1/2 and...
    ... might just have to have help sleeping w/ and aid. Xanax is a benzo, I told you I take a benzo for insomnia...

  19. can't tolerate meds - help!
    ... talk to pain center, my oncologist gave me low dose xanax . and i was taking the percocet (1-3) a day, but have...

  20. Pain then depression then more pain then...
    ... mood. They give me nightmares too. My GP gave me Xanax last visit but it has little effect while I am awake...

  21. pain mgmt center
    ... say the meds they use are like (oxy, perc, vicodin, xanax , etc.) almost seems like a fake place! LOL - but it...

  22. Shore, got a ? for ya my friend
    ... would be? I also want to talk to one of my docs about Xanax . I have heard that it works for FM patients as well ... take the whole 1mg. So I was wondering about taking Xanax like maybe 2 times a day. Anyhoo, I am thinking of ... is just as effective but cheaper? Also about that Xanax , do you think I should talk to my family doc, my psyciatris ... t, about switching to Xanax or just changing my Klonopin dosage so I can take...

  23. oxy and xanax
    ... don't go from nothing to 80 mgs of oxy and 3 mgs of Xanax per day.I've been on a benzo longer than the opiates ... and it's never been a conflict. I started with Xanax and switched to Klonopin after developing restless ... you don't have some screrwball prescribing 8mgs of xanax for anxiety from the oxy. Even if you have 2 docs ... Now if you said something rediclous like 16 mg of xanax , I would say be careful but even that dose could be ... and hit you with every thing else. Oxy + Neurontin+ Xanax +neurontin+soma+zanaflex+elevil+BT meds+Nemanda. With ... you are actually benefitting from. But 2-3 mgs of xanax if you started at .5mg Tid and are now at 1mg TID...

  24. What Would Meds Cost Shorline Look At This
    ... Anyway, I am curious as to why Percs and Lortab? Why Xanax and Ambien? and why Oramorph and that high dose of ... Oxyc? I know that Xanax can be given for sleep as well as for pain and anxiety ... to speak to my GP about replacing my Klonopin for Xanax so that I can take a low dose of Xanax during the...

  25. Need some advise before I talk to my GP
    ... higher dose was possible and he said no. He gave me Xanax for the really bad times when I am so rattled and ... upset about how much I hurt. Xanax works well for me as a muscle relaxer of sorts. Soma...

  26. First Post, desperately need help Re:My Mom
    ... sudden withdrawal from Klonopin. It is second only to Xanax in potency. Like Xanax, Klonopin actually has some...

  27. Help Shoreline!!!!
    ... know it's not the 5th day yet BUT :) so I take i1/2 xanax (I havn't refilled my valiums yet). So now it's the...

  28. duragesic and insomnia????????
    ... havent slept more than two hours a night since. I take xanax .5 mg also and no help Has anyone had this experience...

  29. Local doc arrested
    ... was 17 back in 1996 I could get Oxycontin, perocet, Xanax 2mg, soma, Vicodin, the list goes ONN....and I'm talking...

  30. Shoreline, and anyone else. Best way to get off Norco??
    ... just put in a call and reminded him I am on 5mg of Xanax a day for Severe Panic Disorder and wanted to make ... could to keep the seizures down from being off my Xanax , until she finally approved (1). BUt that is a different...

  31. Is anyone on pain meds for spondylolisthesis?
    ... Lortab 7.5/500 a day and Soma and either Valium and Xanax at night for muscle spasms and sleep. Hoever, the...

  32. Oxycontin question
    ... like they don't work nearly as well. If I take my Xanax however right after the ingestion of Prevacid.... ... ......it makes it have a stronger effect. ON my Xanax insert it warns about taking with antacid medication...

  33. Shore, are you out there?
    ... down. See one MAJOR problem I have is that I take Xanax daily for panic disorder and how am I going to get ... have to believe me. I have been on the same dose of xanax for 8 years now.......never an increase and never...
    ... than likely be an issue. Any chance of switching out xanax for valium? Just thinking. Take care, Karen. ...
    ... what he says tomorrow. I can't switch off the xanax a to valium because really xanax is far superior for ... anxiety. Also, extra xanax will not help because it does not have the effect...

  34. Allergic To Codeine-based Meds
    ... properties of both opiates/opioids and benzos (like xanax ). It can still be addictive and can cause seizures...

  35. help...my dr wants me 2 take suboxone for back pain!

  36. Help Shorted On my Pain Meds
    ... I had this happen with my Xanax a few months ago. The pharm new I had been taking...

  37. I need my meds!
    ... first. I practically had to offer my soul to get xanax out of a dr. But, you know when I found a counselor ... who would give me the Xanax , I felt great! I have been on it for 8 years....same...

  38. Questions about Heavy Duty Meds and Doctors
    ... Ambien for sleep as well as a muscle relaxant and Xanax which I take only as needed and I doubt I take 2 tablets...

  39. To Shore or anyone who can help....
    ... withdrawal the last week with an entire months supply of Xanax from his shrink his PM doc wasn't aware of. Add...
    ... severe anxiety/panic disorder. I have been taking Xanax /trazadone for this for 8 years, especially at bedtime ... 10 to about a 2!!! I am now only taking a half a xanax at bedtime and a half a trazadone. This change has...

  40. Tolerance question
    ... asking my therapist today if he would switch me from Xanax to Valium. I have been on the same dose......same...

  41. Robaxin causing more muscle spams?
    ... have taken Valium which works the best, but I take xanax on a regular basis so that was out long term. There...

  42. New to this...question for shore or anyone who can help...
    ... inflammation. I also take Skelaxin ( muscle relaxer) and Xanax and Trazadone for panic disorder. I live in a very...

  43. Have date for nerve root stimulator
    ... just reading your post, the meds your on, Lortab and xanax to an impanted spinal cord stim is a huge leap, to ... TINS, TENS. If your doc only prescribed Lortab and xanax and when that doesn't work, if the only thother thing...

  44. Finally Have A Date Fir Hip Surgery!
    ... safe before I take or do anything. I will also have xanax and loratabs with me as a precaution. At the very...

  45. Xanax vs. Valium
    ... ther mechanism of action and their half life. Xanax is often preferred as a PRN "as needed" med for anxiety ... don't use it due to the high abuse rate, not that Xanax isn't abused too. Valium would work better on muscle ... be less prone for rebound problems with valium as Xanax wears off fast. Valium has a long half life so you ... Crazy Mary.LOL Simply because you take a Benzo either Xanax , Klonopin or Valium. Often a dose of "any" benzo will ... valium and you still get the anti-axnxiety effect, Xanax is solely an anti anxiety med. Or used to promote...

  46. Duragesic 75 Question!!!
    ... that I thought I was going to die. I had to take a Xanax 0.5mg (which I have not done in several months). I...
    ... untill you become used to them, taking a med like Xanax or something for nausea or putting up with sedation...

  47. Shorline this may seem like a STUPID Question
    ... abstinence syndrome. If you stop benxodiazapines like Xanax , valium , klonopin or a few of the others you also...

  48. Shoreline, how does OxyContin work (mechanics)?
    ... ensure thay can make a 500,000% markup on #100 1mg Xanax . 50 pills is a month supply of what med? So you still...

  49. Question for Kissa (and anyone else) re Hip Replacement
    ... Toprol XL, 100 mg. once a day, Lipitor, once a day, Xanax , 5 mg. twice a day, HCTZ, 12.5 mg. once a day, Baclofen...

  50. Methadone and weight gain???
    ... 500 4 times a day for breakthru and the occaisional xanax 1 mg up to 3 a day (usually only 1 1/2 tho). I've...

  51. "DEA LIMITS PERSONAL MEDS IMPORTATION
    ... 80,362% Vasotec 10 mg $102.37 $0.20 51,185% Xanax 1mg $136.79 $0.024 569,958% Zestril 20 mg $89 ... some, sthe ranges here are from 2,800% to 569,000% on Xanax Source AARP...

  52. Hydrocodone & Hearing Loss
    ... you have had enough or you shouldn't take Oxy and Xanax when drinking. There is no medical guidence in...

  53. Pain Meds, Questions and Problems
    ... addict died from injecting oxy, swallowing a handful of xanax and chasing it with JD. The statistics on OTC deaths...

  54. shoreline
    ... ups and downs of short acting anti anxiety meds like Xanax . There is a new version of Xanax XL or SR but generally ... Xanax needs to be redosed throughout the day or it causes...

  55. Am I Posting The Wrong Way? Shoreline, Kissa
    ... surgery with a 3 day stay, the doc didn't think I needed Xanax I had been taking for over a year. By the thrd day ... puked from the time I woke up untilll I took a dose of Xanax . Xanax is very short acting and you can feel bad the...

  56. A question about Methadone and LA Morphine
    ... same way, muscle relaxers, anti anxiety meds like Xanax and librium or any benzo are all treated just like...
    ... an SSRI depression med as well as the occaisional xanax as needed - (no more than 1mg per day and not even...

  57. Pain during procedure...
    ... stroke they stop right away. Would the valium or xanax enable me to do that? And will it really relax me...

  58. Missing Meds
    ... I was shorted once by the pharmacy by about 10 xanax . I couldn't do anything and the drs usually are not...

  59. New here, med questions...
    ... Hi Kissa, Yes, I take Zoloft and have xanax , but I do not hardly ever take the xanax, the old...

  60. Xanax for chronic pain?
    ... you have no other option than to turn to the benzo, Xanax is short acting, has a short half life and rebound...
    ... pretty surprised to at what it says. As for the Xanax , no it isn't a good pain option. I agree with Shore...
    ... that it is a good choice. If you are considering the xanax to treat nerve pain, you should consider a few other...

  61. do meds cause birth problems
    ... oxycontin 20mg .... twice daily (about to be increased) xanax .5mg four times daily zanaflex 4mg twice daily elavil...

  62. Refills and Red Flags???
    ... hydrocodone (a 3) as a normal perscription but a RX for xanax had to be written on a triplicate RX, and there are...

  63. Please help me assess my mom's drug intake!
    ... mg 2-3 times/day And as needed: Cipro, Imitrex, Xanax , Clobetisol. She's allergic to: Valium, ibuprofen...
    ... meds. I am surprised she's allergic to Valium and not Xanax . They are both benzo diazapines, High doses of either...
    ... caution by anyone with uncontrolled high blood pressure; Xanax is a mild tranquilizer; Clobetisol (I think you mean...
    ... discontinuation was not deemed neccesarry. alprazolam ( Xanax ®) Eight healthy male volunteers were given a ... especially when combined. Morphine, Hydrocodone,. Xanax and Neurontin are all CNS depressants and can couse...

  64. first time poster with facial (nerve?) pain
    ... It's a good thing they didn't weigh the bottle of Xanax Jeb bush's daughter was asking for, more than an ounce ... ? Not an ounce of Xanax or Hydrocodone, But an ounce of actual pills with...

  65. Why does oxycotin get such a bad rap?
    ... taking an 80 on a friday night, popping a few mgs of Xanax and then guzzling beer as many teens do on friday...

  66. Miralax to use with pain meds
    ... I have past addiction issues, present Xanax issues, and hemmeroid issues. So, don't want to add...

  67. opiates and side effects
    ... off I notice a severe decrease in energy. I am on xanax and zanaflex which both tend to make me slightly drowsy...

  68. Lidicaine patch
    ... another doctor, though as this doctor told me that Xanax is not addictive. That is a whole other issue....

  69. Help, I'm in a bind
    ... also taking Wellbutrin 150mg/day(antidepressant), xanax for anxiety, and usually a 5mg ambien at night. It...

  70. Hey Shoreline, question about methadone and driving
    ... not jail, prison. I think she was taking Vicodin and Xanax as prescribed, but these drugs are considered CNS...

  71. Despair
    ... with a psychologist. She went on antidepressants and xanax that day. She is doing soooooooo well ever since...

  72. In pain, cannot afford a doctor; need some advice, PLEASE!
    ... health department did write me a very limited rx for Xanax because in addition to the pain, I am under a great...

  73. Managing low back pain (spondylolisthesis) WHAT WORKS FOR YOU?
    ... muscle relaxant at night and a very limited amount of Xanax p.r.n. as I am under a lot of stress in addition to...

  74. 3 pain meds???
    ... along with tons of meds and antidepressents and xanax ....he has been on Oxycontin, and Lortab. he went to...

  75. shoreline...im afraid to go to sleep tonight please help me...
    ... taken some form of a benzo at one time or another Xanax , Valium, Klopopin, Librium, Versed for pre op. Talk...