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  1. Hello, new Anxiety Member!
    ... happen, and it gets better temporarily. I am taking xanax 0.5 mg three times daily, and i still have these...

  2. Always tired.
    ... anxious. I'm coming off a three year addiction to Xanax , and I've been recently taking Valerian Root to try...

  3. How do you sleep?
    ... even keep my eyes closed. I used to take .25mg of Xanax but that's not enough now. Last night for example...
    ... different problem. Lately I've been taking .25mg of Xanax before I go to bed. It's not enough to make my anxiety...

  4. heart palps...please read
    ... began to slow down and stop. My PCP also prescribed me Xanax and told me to use it if I was feeling overwhelmed...

  5. eye twitching, please help me
    ... and my internist has recently put me on Zoloft and Xanax (only as needed to help me relax). The Zoloft really...

  6. Xanax XR dosage?
    ... I take Xanax XR as well and I think the regular Xanax works better than the XR at times. Not to mention...

  7. Lamictal
    ... lamictal, and took myself off of this, i am now on xanax , until i see my family dr. It seemed like lamictal...

  8. Fear of Eating Alone...How Do I Cope?

  9. Sickness and bowel issues
    ... I am on lexapro and xanax , but the issues started before I started the meds...

  10. New Person today with Anxiety & Epilepsy
    ... were meant for only 3 or 6 months use. Drugs like Xanax , Lorizapan, Ativan, and Clorizapna. It is very hard...

  11. Need advice quick, anxiety is messing my life up.
    ... but I'll list some lexapro klonopin zoloft xanax wellbutrin And I've been on them long enough...

  12. Anxiety?
    ... nights started almost 10 years ago,someone gave a xanax and i can't skip a night with out taking 0.5 mil of...

  13. Anyone On The Fence Bout Taking Anti-depressants...
    ... it's the med. Besides, that, I have not had a Xanax in about 2 months. I still carry it around for a safety...

  14. help I am over whelmed
    ... shakes for repying after I read your message I took a xanax feeling a little tired but did it. Thanks for the...
    ... something that just goes away by itself. I am taking Xanax and Paxil and have been for the past 8 mos and glad...

  15. Anyone ever feel like this??
    ... the power of your subconious mind". I take Ativan or Xanax occasionally, but through meditation, cognitive behavioral...

  16. Beta Blocker - Anxiety
    ... Metoprolol (break a 25 mg in half lol) along with Xanax and Lexapro for my anxiety. The Beta blocker was given...
    ... noticed while on this beta blocker I have needed my xanax much less. Might I inquire as to what the blood test...

  17. Meds and pregnancy
    ... Cymbalta if I get pregnant and she also says occasional Xanax use is ok too, but I'm a little nervous about it....
    ... thread here myself. I came off my Prozac and stopped Xanax as soon as I found out (early, luckily). Then, I went ... risky). One more thing. My doctor said do not take Xanax no matter what. She said that and other benzos are...
    ... experience with Zoloft. I heard that the occasional Xanax is OK only if absolutely necessary. If the benefits...
    ... healthy 12 year old boy. I can't remember about the xanax ....if I did take it, it was only when I absolutely...
    ... enough the anxiety came back and I was taking 2 or 3 Xanax every day. My doctor gave me Cymbalta because I told ... Cymbalta is pretty good - I only take maybe 1 xanax a week now, which is better than I have ever done...

  18. left side of face tingling
    ... of my physical symptoms are back, I take paxil and xanax but I dont know whats going on,. any suggestuions...

  19. Lexapro Advice needed
    ... and went up to 10 very very slowly also used my xanax more...give it time...its soooo worth it...

  20. Please Help, I Need Advice, I'm A Nervous Wreck
    ... or psychiatrist. hurry. at least try to get some xanax or klonopin or ativan right away so you can keep your ... but you need to meditate, exercise and go get xanax or something right away then work on your long term...

  21. panic attacks and migraines
    ... panic than maybe you should take them, I have been on xanax and paxil everyday since January and believe me I...

  22. Trying to taper off Xanex and Klonopin...need help!
    ... went into detox for benzo dependancy, i was also on xanax , they gave me phenobarbital and clonodine, those two ... sure ask your doctor about them. i was taking 2 mg of xanax every 4-6 hours i tried quitting on my own i also ... medication...another thing ... when i got off the xanax life was so hard to deal with, i was misserable, if ... helped, if it werent for thati would have been back in xanax within a week, if your doctor isnt comfortable with ... much worse and harder things, but getting off the xanax was the hardest.... i was recently put on a small...

  23. not sure about KLONOPIN =\
    ... i have been on a low dose of xanax for a while 0.5 mg take as needed, it really does ... maximum dosage) i really don't want to up my dose on xanax because i tried taking more than that once on a really ... told ativan relaxes muscles and is not as sedating as xanax , now im not sure about any of this but if anyone has...
    ... I haven't tried Klonopin, but I have used Xanax in the past and am using Ativan now. Ativan works ... quickly like the Xanax , but it stays in your system longer, and so you don ... happy w/ the Klonopin or the prospect of increasing xanax , perhaps you could talk to your doc about trying Ativan...
    ... Ativan works fast and seems to last longer than Xanax . I tried Klonopin and it hit me like a sledgehammer...

  24. Anxiety and retching
    ... like vomiting. Celexa made me feel better and I take Xanax when I have panic attacks. That really calms me down...

  25. Anxiety at night - the one i've never been able to get rid of!
    ... I take Xanax if I have trouble sleeping. I also listen to classical...

  26. So Strange. please help!
    ... sleeping? If I'm feeling especially anxious, I take a Xanax and that helps....
    ... :( i have taken xanax a week ago for airplane. Could this be withdrawal ... symptoms for taking xanax two times? This has started recently. It is so strange...
    ... not on xanax how ever i been having the fast pounding heart maybe...

  27. anxiety
    ... It is like mono. He wanted me to take zoloft and xanax for my anxiety and i was afraid. I couldn't sleep...

  28. Is Low Dose Xanax OK w/Light Alcohol Use? Doc says Yes...
    ... Many years ago, [IRRESPONSIBLY] combining xanax (1mg doses several times per day, I believe) w/ alcohol ... more than most SSRIs. I could not endorse mixing xanax and alcohol in any amounts, but of course, the choice...
    ... My personal experience with Xanax or Ativan with a glass or two of alcholic beverages ... it at least 2 hours before bed time when I take my Xanax and/or Ativan. It seem to work fine for me....
    ... A friend of mine said she would sometimes take her Xanax earlier in the day and have a drink at night rather...

  29. benzo or beta blocker?
    ... combatants of all-eyes-on-you anxiety. And a little Xanax never hurt. :) Shakes :)...

  30. My Lexapro side effects - cause for concern?
    ... up and see how I do at each step. I take .5mg of Xanax as needed. I've been taking one of these each evening ... This is my first psych medication (aside from the Xanax ...) Thanks so much for your help! (Sorry this turned...
    ... went to 5pm. Give yourself a chance and use your xanax like you have been to help with any of the side effects...
    ... much longer this will go on. I haven't taken any Xanax yet, but I might remedy that in just a minute. I...
    ... At about 3AM, I gave in and finally took .5mg of Xanax and ended up crying on the phone with my mother. ...
    ... ..but they went away...yours will to...i used the xanax more than i was...but i havent taken a pill in over...

  31. Why is it that anxiety can sneak up on you?
    ... into a downward spiral and are soon out of control. Xanax helps me as well as talking to my husband. I also...

  32. Oh My God< I Have Booked A Holiday, Panick!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Just have your doctor give you some xanax . That will calm you down. A couple of months ago ... trip. After my meds kicked in I didn't even need a xanax . Just take something to read and help get your mind...

  33. Please help
    ... Thanks for the response I ended up taking a xanax and sure enough calmed right down, I have had this...
    ... know it is anxiety. Thyroid problems are not fun. Xanax is a mild tranquilizer, so those can help in a pinch...

  34. Anxiety/Paxil advice
    ... I've never been on medication (although I've taken Xanax a handful of times for the anxiety.) He knows that...
    ... be working very well for me, although I still take Xanax with it which I will be stopping soon. I have heard...

  35. valium vs klons vs atavin for social anxiety
    ... klonopin. It is longer lasting out of the three. Xanax made me very tired and I felt hungover the next day...
    ... worked well for me in the past. Better than Ativan. Xanax did nothing for me but put me out....

  36. is anxiety taking over my life???
    ... Sometimes I feel like my insides are shivering. I take Xanax whenever I have a panic attack. I calms me down in...
    ... nothing as bad. My pdoc perscribed me a low dose of xanax and it helps immensly. I can function at my part time...

  37. bad doc's appoitment.
    ... doctor's office i will be fine. Sometimes i do take a xanax before a doctor's appt. I hope things go better the...

  38. what is my problem? anxiety taking over, please help!
    ... insomnia, and the worry alone kept me up, and I took xanax and drank to cope, and to help me sleep. This made...

  39. Buspar
    ... Here are the benzo's 1) Valium ( knocks me out) 2) Xanax ( makes me feel jittery and adds to my anxiety) Hard...
    ... the best med for me. Lexapro - made me hyper. Xanax - made me sleep. I refuse to take this due to addiction...
    ... side effects too. I'm on inderal (beta blocker) and xanax right now too, but I haven't seen much improvement ... . Originally, I was on xanax twice a day and inderal once and that was working ... really well, I felt normal, but then I cut back on the xanax and started on buspar, and now paxil, and it has been...
    ... but they do not last and if necessary I can take a xanax . Godbless:)...

  40. My anxiety feels completely physical
    ... lasted for about a year and I took Wellbutrin and Xanax . Then I was fine for 4 years. So now it's back. Last...
    ... would think that maybe you just need a medication like Xanax which you only take when you feel anxious. You probably ... don't need meds everyday. I have Xanax and don't have to take it often. It just makes me...
    ... would think that maybe you just need a medication like Xanax which you only take when you feel anxious. You probably ... don't need meds everyday. I have Xanax and don't have to take it often. It just makes me ... symptoms and I found meds to help me a lot. I agree that xanax may be helpful to take at the onset of your anxiety...

  41. Scared to Fly
    ... joyb77, I've been taking Xanax for flying for 10 years now, I take about .75 to 1 ... flying courses, but you know what? If a little bit of Xanax helps me and I don't abuse it, I'm taking it. See...
    ... really on anything on a regular basis, but was given Xanax to use a needed. I took a flight for an hour last ... and had not flown since I was 7. I popped two .5mg Xanax and was a little worried going up, but no problems ... your trip is coming up soon, I would ask for some xanax . It makes you "not care" and won't give you a bad...

  42. I've finally made the decision to go on meds
    ... I mean is, what really is the difference in taking Xanax or Klonopin? The side effect lists are pretty much...
    ... can try to calm down a panic attack with or without xanax , but you need medication everyday to balance out the...
    ... the doctor's this morning, she prescribed Zoloft and Xanax . I'm really nervous, I'm going to start taking the ... tomorrow night, and she told me to try to take the Xanax daily to get used to it because I have to take that...
    ... 40 mg and now at 10 mg) with an occasional need for Xanax . You have to find what works for you and remember...

  43. Is this anxiety?-just need a little nudge in the right direction
    ... alone. My doctor suggested that I take zoloft and xanax . I didn't want to have to take medication. I thought ... on that for 4 years and I felt great. I only took xanax If I had a panic attack or had trouble sleeping. ...

  44. Help with options...
    ... get through a few minor panic attacks by taking a Xanax at the time. I have been working out regularly and ... standard 10mgs). 3. Switch to klonopin instead of xanax for epsiode attacks. I have heard its better for that...
    ... SSRI's at the moment. I do take Klonopin as needed. Xanax and ativan didn't really help me that much. Most...

  45. Too much Xanax?
    ... helped me enormously. I also do need to take 1mg of Xanax in the morning and 1mg in the night to keep the dreaded...
    ... Across Your Post And Wanted To Add That I Too Take Xanax 1 Mg 3 Times A Day What Are Your Panic Attack Symtons ... If Any Of You Ever Blackedout Or Fainted Due From Xanax Use???? Vickie...
    ... Because Xanax is such a potent drug with such a short half-life ... purpose of the SSRI, in a sense, is to supplement the Xanax so you won't have to take as much. SSRI's are not ... but I would speak with my psych about lowering that Xanax dosage. That really is a lot. He/she may put you ... on Xanax XR. It has a longer half life, which in turn, makes ... addictive. Or maybe a small dose of an SSRI and the Xanax . Good luck with it. Shakes :)...
    ... psych and meds. Either it's a benzodiazepine (such as Xanax ) or an SSRI (Lexapro). Many psych's prescribe both ... side effects. For example, you take 4 to 6 mg of Xanax . That, IMO, is way too much. When you were taking ... 200-300 mg? That's a lot, too. I take .5 mg of Xanax 3 times a day with 75 mg of Zoloft (50 mg morning...

  46. best med for one off anxiety
    ... I have Xanax on hand - use only for these types of occasions. ...

  47. Do Ssri's Make You Feel Numb
    ... as much...so that is a good sign...i dont take my xanax everyday which is also good...i just feel i dont need...

  48. Prozac, (fluoxetine 20mg) question pls
    ... was a great drug for that. You may want to ask for Xanax to help you through thos first months. That helped...
    ... of nausea for the first few days. Dr also gave me Xanax to help me when I have panic attacks. I now take ... two aropax per day and two 1mg Xanax per day and usually never have any panic attacks....
    ... you to start on 20mg see if you can get klonopin or xanax until the Prozac kicks in....

  49. SSRI's causing panic attacks??
    ... You might need xanax to calm you down when you have a panic attack or feel ... and I was told that was a very small dose. I take xanax when I feel anxious or panicky. I calms me down in...

  50. getting married please help
    ... in one word - XANAX . take it from someone that was sick on their wedding...
    ... I second that. Xanax will save the day - guaranteed! (It has done that...
    ... Agreed - and if you opt for a med like xanax , talk to doc about it ASAP, with the ceremony being...
    ... to reassure you -while it would be nice to take the Xanax a day before the actual day (just to feel better and...

  51. on cymbalta, just started xanax XR
    ... I was on Xanax Xr also and it was great for me, like bondgrill said ... to give it a few days, I stopped and went back on Xanax 1mg due to the cost of the XR, my insurance does not...
    ... here in australia we don't have the slow release Xanax . Just the .5mg and 1mg instant release. I have had ... killed in a car accident 10 yrs ago. I take 1 x 1mg Xanax morning and night to control the panic attacks. Also ... have a panic attack etc) and need to take another Xanax . I really hope the medication works for you and you...

  52. another success story :)
    ... Eventually, a doctor came to my house and prescribe me Xanax . This is what got me outside. I got off it, though...

  53. Long term Xanax use and Anxiety Disorder...have questions, need advice
    ... to be sure what the long term affects would be with xanax - but then I guess the same goes for anti-depressants ... could always wean yourself off. The trouble with xanax (from what I have read and seen expressed in here...
    ... post-partum anxiety disorder, I was placed on 2MG Xanax XR per day in addition to a small dose of Prozac. ... I was petrified of Xanax but it made me feel normal. After 11 months of daily ... use, I slowly stopped taking the XANAX and stayed with the prozac. I had a couple of days...
    ... Hi Angela, If the xanax is really helping you, why be afraid ? Everyone reacts ... medications but i will say this. I have been taking xanax 0.5mg 4 times daily for 21 years. I know that seems ... like forever but i am not sensitive to the xanax , this is what helps me. Anxiety is a horrible fear ... in itself. If xanax is really helping you, and you still feel uncomfortable ... post can answer you question to the long term use of xanax , once again this is how it is for me and no one reacts...
    ... won't talk about it here), and I'm prescribed .5 mg Xanax up to 3 times per day for the free-floating anxiety ... abit by telling me that a person can get used to the Xanax fairly quickly. The Dr. that I had was fantastic ... read the posting from the person who has been taking Xanax for 21 years. That's awesome that it still works...
    ... Angie, I was on Xanax for a few months about seven years ago (it might have ... months, I can't remember). My brother has also been on Xanax for about two years. Xanax was the only thing that ... different from dependency. You might become dependent on Xanax after long term use, but you don't have to be some ... afraid of seizures, etc. So don't worry about the Xanax , just concentrate on getting better....
    ... I have used Xanax long term, first on a steady and then on an as needed...
    ... Angela,i been on 1mg xanax 3 times aday for allmost 2 yrs and they calm me down ... on the right dose i felt fine ,if i didnt have the xanax id be a nerous wreck .and my sister has been on hers...

  54. Flying on Saturday
    ... I also hate to fly. I start taking xanax a few days before and find that I am fine once I get...
    ... st maarten on vacation, as long as I had taken my xanax I was completely ok. If you have a lap top bring it...

  55. HEART PALPS W/panic attc? any NON-pharm suggestions, help???
    ... palpitations, i really don't want to get into taking xanax , my doctor gave me 0.25mg as needed, and on the days...
    ... free for about 3 years now & I have never opened my Xanax pill bottle! Hope you can find ways to help yourself...

  56. To anyone who's had a Stress Test
    ... morning. The doctor in the cardiac unit prescribed Xanax for me but the nurse did not get it for me. I ... anxious. I had the test the following Monday and I took Xanax when I got to the hospital and while I was waiting...

  57. Hey Zeyavia!
    ... havent been on long enough but im still using the xanax with it the doc wanted me to go on buspar over the ... xanax but i was having more intense attacks and the xanax...
    ... i mean i shouldnt worry bout it still taking the xanax with it and feel OK......

  58. Please Help im so upset by this,,,
    ... doctor/psychiatrist and get a different drug. I prefer Xanax to Valium. Sometimes a drug stops working. When I...

  59. should i UP my dosage of xanax
    ... Why are you taking Xanax and Lexapro? Is it for anxiety and depression. Xanax...
    ... im taking xanax cause of anxiety and i just started the lexapro cause ... he would rather i be on that then the xanax ...so i just started the lex and still need the xanax ... ... i have not been on the xanax for long at all...and i dont take a lot...not long ... now that you said they give you that to get you off xanax ???? i dont know...guess ill try it......

  60. Buspar
    ... so instead of my dr. telling me to up my dose in xanax he gave me a thing for buspar anyone take this before ... got like a 2 out of 10!!!!!!!!!! i was comfy with xanax but it wasnt really helping and i was taking .25....
    ... my body would respond to it...so right now i am on xanax . Usually i don't take xanax everyday but now with ... everything. My doctor pretty much said that if you need xanax more than once or twice a week it is then good to...
    ... Buspar is not addictive. Xanax is. Buspar also starts to work sooner than lexapro ... . Usually the doc will have you take the xanax until the buspar kicks in. If you need to up your ... dose of xanax you could run the risk of addiction. I take buspar ... and have xanax for breakthrough anxiety. Go weeks without taking...
    ... WHY TAKE THE LEXAPRO if ppl JUST take buspar and xanax then why cant i JUST take lex and xanax WHY add yet ... just dont get it i really dont think taking .37 of xanax a day is gonna endanger me on getting addicted...
    ... and it sucked. It didn't help with anxiety like the Xanax does and it always made me feel like I had the flu...
    ... I've been on Xanax for 11 years. I have taken myself off of it on and ... for me? Dunno. Some days I didn't have to take any Xanax and some days I had to take several...and some days...
    ... EXACTLY...the other day i took NO xanax and i felt great...then yesterday i took ONE...i mean ... sometimes know what is right for us i believe the xanax /lex combo is ok for me...and i will cont. to use that ... tried it...but what i am saying is that me taking .37 xanax a day is not a big deal to me...esp. when i can go...
    ... tried a psychologist? They are not so afraid of the xanax combos with other things. I have been diagnosed ... and fibro so am on several meds. I am prescribed .5 xanax 3x per day but don't always take it. However, my...
    ... and all he gave me was lex...the fam doc gave me the xanax i agree i mean i think xanax use is ok and it gets...

  61. Other than xanax is their another I can try
    ... Klonopin or Ativan. I have taken both and I aslo took Xanax . Xanax didn't work for me. i took Ativan which ... quick acting and it leaves your system quicker than xanax or Klonopin. Klonopin stays in your system the...

  62. Question about Safe Xanax Use
    ... The key is with taking Xanax is to use it when you need it, but try and find other ... much. In the beginning, you will have to use the Xanax to deal with everyday life, but as your treatment ... be able to lower your dosage and come off of it. Xanax makes you "not care" about your problems and sometimes...
    ... Please be careful!! I became addicted to XANAX because a dr said it was ok to take it. It ruined...
    ... I think Xanax is ok to take for a while, but there is medication ... panic attacks and in the begining I took a benzo (like Xanax ) to help me feel more stable. After abou three weeks ... simply stayed on Zoloft, which is not addictive, like Xanax . Even if it is addictive, it's not as terrible as ... and address other medications before you stay on the Xanax for a long time....
    ... Ive been on xanax for 11 yrs now, Ive tried to quit taking them and...

  63. Fear of Auto Trip
    ... and the name attached to this is Amaxophobia. I have Xanax for when I feel over the top. I've been taking .25 ... Perhaps major over the counter sleeping pills instead of Xanax ? I've tried Nyquil before - nothing happened. I think...
    ... already have aknot in my stomach. I would take the xanax if I were you. That is what I will be taking for ... kinds of crap that is not good for us. Not that the xanax is good for us but it is one pill with the active...
    ... I find the only thing that helps is Xanax so upping your dose to .50 is fine. (I'm the same ... with travel). Picture yourself very calm with your Xanax dose and listening to music, calming sounds, etc....
    ... has plagued me for awhile, but both conselling and xanax have helped a lot. One thing to remember before and ... Don't let it win! And if you need it, take the xanax . Better to take a pill then miss out on life! ...

  64. spasms with xanax????
    ... hi everyone, i have been taking xanax recently for about a week from anxiety related to ... it is my nerves? anybody else? how do you like xanax for anxiety control? also, i need to call my pharmacist...
    ... taken Tylenol many times and it has no effects on the Xanax ....
    ... while it may be OK to take tylenol with Xanax I avoid tylenol when I can. It's hard on the liver...
    ... i had one more question.....does it seem that the xanax is the contributing cause of headaches? anyone else...
    ... I would get vertigo from time to time and I take xanax once everyday with my paxil. The xanax does help,...

  65. take xanax every______hours???
    ... You can take 2 a day. I am on Lexapro and I took the xanax for a few weeks everyday until the lexapro kicked ... on it a couple of months and have onky needed the xanax a couple of times. It's fine to take it 2 times a...

  66. nerves are in a frazzle
    ... would be all stressed out if i wasn't taking .25mgs of xanax everyday and plan on taking it until the wedding is ... over..so all and all i will have been on xanax everyday for at least a week..could i get addicted...
    ... take the xanax !!! I alos have stomach flu phobia, it is just awful...
    ... post.. I will take your advice and stick with the xanax ....No one else has gotten the flu yet...we are praying...

  67. Xanax catch 22
    ... I started out on xanax but my doc changed me to klonopin because he said ... t give you that feel good-then crash-feeling that xanax can I take klonopin 3x a day for right now good...
    ... i've been taking half of xanax .25mg twice a day, and i too have a headache every...

  68. I'm just so sad.....
    ... think of going to the doctors and asking him for some xanax or something, but it's a hard thing to do for me since...

  69. I feel so alone
    ... have tried a few different meds in combination. The Xanax helped for only about 2 weeks, and the ambien CR gave...
    ... Lamactal Lexapro 40 mg's (Paxil-Zoloft still no help) Xanax 4 - 2mg's a day (to be sure sleep for no seizures...

  70. Xanax VS Klonopin VS Valium
    ... recommend it to anyone. Some people say it's milder than Xanax ....

  71. Every Day Feels Like 'The First Day of School'
    ... going through a period of anxiety a small amount of Xanax takes the "edge" off and seeing a therapist on a steady...

  72. Anxiety is way up there -started new job
    ... learn and adapt to. What helped me in addition to Xanax was remembering that people are mostly interested ... the anxiety than of the new job. That's where the Xanax really helped. If this combination of drugs isn't...

  73. Morning panic attacks
    ... attacks actually. YES, Ativan works.......as does Xanax for some people. I have not had morning panic for...

  74. Please Help!!!-i Get Really Bad Butterflies In My Stomach
    ... rid of it. I take 40 mg's Lexapro and 4 2 mg's of Xanax a day which is a lot. Maybe I should try Klonapin...
    ... little while & then they stop working. I switced from xanax to klonopin. now i'm getting the stomach feeling...

  75. Low blood sugar + anxiety
    ... level all day. I did that for a year with a side of xanax as needed. It worked. I gave up sugar for that year...