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  1. been prescribed klonopin
    ... seizures, but doc says it is better than valium or xanax can anyone give me some info on this? please I...
    ... Klonopin works great. It is longer lasting than xanax or ativan. It saved my life....

  2. Depression/Anxiety Meds are a Viscious Cycle
    ... have started celexa due to depression. Also take xanax as needed. I do believe some of the issues are hormonal...

  3. buspar
    ... Colleen I am wondering did you take the xanax and buspar together and get good results? I am thinking...

  4. Magnesium Aspertate for Anxiety anyone heard of taking this?
    ... with my doctor first as I am already taking paxil and xanax . Any thoughts on this from anyone?...

  5. SSRI Withdrawal
    ... feel myself getting panicky alittle bit so I took a Xanax and it didn't really help. Reminding myself that it...
    ... don't think I'll ever be on SSRI. I'll stick to my Xanax for those times I need it. [/SIZE][/FONT]...

  6. PMS and Lexapro
    ... was thinking about asking my doc on Friday for some xanax or some kind of benzo to get me through these times...

  7. anxiety med?
    ... with my Generalized Anxiety Not my panic attacks. The xanax was better choice for me as far as the panic went...

  8. Has anyone taken Toprol XL for Anxiety and Heart palpitations??
    ... said, it could be beneficial to me. I'am also taking Xanax daily, which dosen't help me at all. I hope Toprol...
    ... my heart rate . I finally gave in and went back on xanax also , on as needed basis . I also have HBP so this...

  9. Just got some Xanax... What to expect?
    ... My sister took Xanax and it knocked her out. Everyone reacts differently...
    ... i take xanax for flying. i usually start taking it a few days...

  10. New to Boards - Not to Anxiety
    ... and also not to crazy about flying. So I get some xanax from my doctor and start taking it a couple of days...

  11. Please help ----Weakness
    ... for almost a year now. Im on 60mg of Cymbalta and xanax when needed... Today ive just had a really bad turn...

  12. Thoughts always spike your adreanaline ?
    ... agree. Stomach pains were the worst for my anxiety. Xanax works wonders. If I think of a bad experience yes...
    ... anxious. One yields the other. Many turn to drugs like xanax to cope (I did). Some do it through cognitive therapy...

  13. new to anxiety
    ... Xanax and Klonopin are good for Anxiety. Plus, they dont...
    ... my Dr finally listened to me and gave me Xanax last Monday. I have been having anxiety disorder for ... and over again for two yrs. Finally I just got Xanax i take .05 2 times a day-and feel fabulous - I feel ... thing that scares me - is everything I read - says Xanax should only be taken for 2-4 weeks.... that will...

  14. citalopram for social anxiety
    ... anxiety it doesnt help, you need a benzo for that like xanax or klonopin, but celexa works wonders....

  15. Are ''runs'' of PVC's/PAC's common with Anxiety??
    ... understands why I can't. I am thinking of getting xanax just for that occasion to go see them.. Against it...

  16. anxiety about anxiety meds =/
    ... I do not even want to try it now. I was thinking xanax but I heard withdrawal is really difficult, even fatal...

  17. Anxiety - recovery from a long term illness
    ... I can't prescribe drugs, but I think xanax would do you wonders. J...
    ... kidney failure and congestive heart failure. She was on Xanax and took it each day, on top of Norco (sp?) for pain...

  18. Anxiety and peace of mind
    ... doctor today finally decided to try me on a low dose of Xanax for my anxiety attacks. The peace of mind alone knowing...

  19. Anxiety attacks, I'm so mad!!! (long)
    ... attacks ever..thought I was dying. Luckily, I had Xanax on hand, took it and had my sister talk me through ... to go and pick my son up from preschool. Took my Xanax and called my mom who talked to me on phone and got ... me through it. I continued to take my Xanax yesterday and felt a little out of it, but didn't...

  20. Benzos every day?
    ... I've been taking Xanax (benzo) every day for three years now, due to severe...
    ... hi everyone i too take xanax 1 mg i take 1-3 a day i have severe panic attacks ... of 2006 i started having fainting spells and the xanax calms me down and i was told i have panic disorder ... fainting spells im very depressed and i cry alot and the xanax calms me down so im taking them till the dr says otherwise...

  21. My PDoc is trying to kill me!!!!!
    ... credit, he put me on invega, 300mg of wellbutrin, xanax and ambien cr. talk about withdrawals! I was in bed...

  22. Getting Married in 18 days!
    ... 17 years ago. All i can say is i wish i knew about Xanax back then. Nobody knew what it was. My doc gave...
    ... I wish I could take xanax . I am so afraid of meds. I wish I knew how to calm...
    ... Trust me take the Xanax before your day when you're at home as a trial run...
    ... I agree about the xanax . . . talk to your doctor and see what they think...
    ... not remember alot of my wedding as I was so high on xanax ..I think I took like 10 of them and I know if I didn...
    ... Thanks guys. I might do that trial run thing with the xanax . It is so stressful. Can anyone ever have an allergic ... reaction to xanax ? Like what the worst thing that could happen to me...

  23. HELP!!! Getting tooth pulled and scared to death!!!
    ... novacaine? That's freaking me out. And should I take a xanax before I go to help keep me calm? I'm also afraid...
    ... Novacaine just as I suspected I would. I took 1/2 a xanax before I went and wasn't doing too bad until they...

  24. Looking back--a bit long
    ... get through it. I was on no medication except for xanax and lunesta that I soon became dependant on. In ... this happened because of situations and pulled me off xanax in 2 weeks and over medicated me to the extreme with...

  25. Anyone took Effexor?
    ... I have break-throughs in anxiety. For that I take Xanax .50 mg, and things seem to be working for me - at...

  26. Flying Anxiety.
    ... go to Europe every summer and if it weren't for my xanax I know I wouldn't go! My NaNa is also very fearful...
    ... I take xanax to fly also. Helps tremendously! :)...
    ... ok :) as will i (although i did cheat and get some xanax ! :)...
    ... LOL! I wish I had the guts to take some xanax but I have a fear of feeling out of control so I don...
    ... thats too funny emma. i got some xanax yesterday and decided to test it out last night. i...
    ... they are NOT used except for flying; routine use of Xanax , Ativan, or Valium can lead to dependency. If dependency...
    ... went with their flying trips? What tips can you make? Xanax ? How much? Thanks in advance....

  27. Anxiety Over Anxiety Medication
    ... however never found one I could tolerate so I only take xanax now and my life is pretty much anxiety free except...
    ... awful and scary. I went to the dr. and she prescribed Xanax as needed and said if I was taking too many, I could ... Zoloft that I don't know what the heck to do. The Xanax has been working as needed. Since I've taken Xanax...

  28. Spaced out all the time
    ... this is going to be my life from now. I was put on Xanax and i got over it after 6 months. Since then i've...

  29. Cash Register Anxiety?
    ... husband. Finally went to the dr. and he put me on Xanax and Celexa - haven't been on either one of them long...

  30. Mixing Xanax, Klonopin and/or Ativan
    ... Just my personal experience, everyone is different. Xanax made me sleepy. Ativan works best for me and I never ... per day, some days I take none. I feel Ativan ( or xanax ) is safer and easier to use than Klonopin....
    ... I take xanax throughout the day, then usually klonopin at night...
    ... opinion. i am a klonopin lover. valium makes me vomit, xanax does nothing for me, ativan makes me cry so i have...

  31. SCARY heart flutters, dizziness... HELP!
    ... anxiety. I'm just, i dunno what to do anymore. I take xanax as needed but they have become uneffective. I'm also...

  32. just prescribed trazadone... nervous, help!
    ... barely worked, and I got really deprssed the next day. Xanax worked best, calmed me down enough to stop obsessing...

  33. From prozac to zoloft
    ... enough? I just try to get by each day, and I take a xanax if it becomes too much. I really don't know too much...

  34. Use of my Xanax
    ... tension. exercise, meditate, relaxation tapes. i have xanax also but take it sparingly. sometimes not as often...
    ... that there are major disadvantages (dependency) to xanax , but there are many other side effects of other drugs ... of. I had some enourmous stress and I'm prescribed xanax .5 three times a day. I don't always take it three ... that is almost always when I get nauseous if I take a xanax it goes away pretty shortly. You might perhaps try...

  35. Opinion needed
    ... attack, scared I have cancer. I have been taking xanax as needed for a couple years. Until recently I only ... bloodsugar attacks. I know my dr doesn't want me to take xanax daily but I am falling apart here. I have three active ... this under control fast. Since my Dr isn't afan of xanax she tried to switch me to klonipin once. She said ... .are there any other options for me? Is longterm xanax use harmful? The meds I am currently on are as follows ... greatly appreciated I am scared when i run out of Xanax this time she will give me a hard time, but I have...
    ... went thru the same thing and her doctor put her on Xanax after she switched to Levemir insulin. Levemir works...

  36. What is this? its making me crazy.
    ... sleep, my feet were sweating, as soon as I took a xanax I was fine and able to go back to sleep, it comes ... I am taking Celexa at night when I go to bed and Xanax as needed. Its driving me crazy, I am sweating more...
    ... through something similiar, how long have you been on xanax , do you only take it at night? Do you take it regularly ... ? When I first started xanax I believe that the nightsweats were withdrawls. Xanax ... short acting benzo, and my theory is that after the xanax is elminated the body has a hard way to compensate...

  37. I NEED HELP..please give me some advice
    ... it makes you feel like crap he also prescribed me xanax but once again im scared i feel i need something...

  38. Anxiety Medication and Pregnancy
    ... considered safe to take as well as the occasional Xanax that I had been taking. I decided not to take the ... pregnant). It was good to know that I could take the Xanax if I really needed to. But I found that my anxiety...

  39. another med question sorry
    ... have med phobias. it was hard for me to even take xanax . as i get older i get wiser and take what i need...

  40. Help Suggestions please!
    ... continue on. The sad thing is, I would also pop 3 or 4 xanax before hand and on the way, so couple that with the ... adrenaline from the trip and the xanax - I was basically DEAD tired and a zombie when I would ... work that great but it's at least better. I can take xanax but that doesn't help until REALLY long afterwards ... totally and felt like I was getting better. I keep xanax handy for weeks or months where I may have issues ... anxiety attacks etc IF THERE WAS AN INJECTION FORM of xanax out there!! Or SOMETHING that would stop my bad anxiety...

  41. Sweaty hands & feet ????
    ... I took an xanax there not sweaty but now there cold the feet that...

  42. Anxiety and insomnia...
    ... made me feel weird, and sleep weirdly. I have tried xanax in the past and had better luck with that.. I am...
    ... I take Ativan and/or Xanax when anxious and when I need the sleep, I take Atarax...
    ... to get some advice- feel less hopeless. I took a xanax last night- and it worked wonders, the Ativan I had ... weird, and I didn't rest that well. I have taken xanax in the past for acute anxiety, but now am considering ... no sleep, it seemed like my only option. So, the xanax is a nig relief. I got some decent rest, didn;t feel ... today- for the first time in months. So, since the xanax is addicative- are there any other suggestins for...
    ... I take Xanax and Trazadone to sleep at night. Plus, I have a CPAP...

  43. Hi! I am a newbie! (Long one!)
    ... feelings of anxiety every day. My general dr. prescribed Xanax to take as needed, and gave me a script for Zoloft...

  44. I have no Idea whats wrong with me.
    ... severe enough to call for an anti-anxiety med like Xanax . I use this as needed and I find it really calms...
    ... medication, Paxil is what worked for me with occasional Xanax ....

  45. Ok so I have this pill but......
    ... most until the celexa kicks in, in about 4 weeks is xanax . :)...

  46. Help please, very desperate... anxiety all the time
    ... I can relate to many of your issues. Xanax saved my life and keeps me from losing my mind completely ... physically. Anyway, I would suggest getting some Xanax , take it easy on it, take lowest possible at each...

  47. fluttering in chest
    ... medications for anxiety (most recently Prozac and Xanax ). Lately I have been noticing a strange sensation...

  48. SSRI Allergies
    ... to help me feel better. I'm still taking .5mg of Xanax XR twice a day....

  49. zoloft dosage...PLease respond!!
    ... would rather find something and stick to it. I have xanax for situational use. Thanks so much for your help...

  50. Second day with panic attacks...help..
    ... I would stand up and go to the bathroom. I took 3 xanax yesterday (which I have never had to do) and I took...

  51. Dr just prescribed Celexa
    ... side effects I should watch for, I am also taking xanax .5 twice a day. not too sure about mixing meds any...
    ... generic from) once daily plus was prescribed .5mg Xanax to take twice daily as needed. Neither, in my case ... to 6 weeks to see improvement on the Celexa but the Xanax is suppose to work immediately. I have taken the Xanax ... Frankly, I'm just worried that all I'm doing with the Xanax is getting myself addicted to something that doesn...
    ... depression and only have anxiety at times. I do take Xanax as needed, I take it once or twice a week, about 1...
    ... for me. It took a couple weeks to kick in and i took xanax with it and still do when needed. I was darn near...
    ... yrs. best advice? : take it at bed time with the xanax . (it wll help you sleep) DONT miss doses. youll regret...
    ... the advice, I dont have a problem sleeping with the xanax though. what do you mean by getting the shakes?...
    ... something works. BTW I have been taking .5 mg to 1 mg Xanax daily for the past 9 days. I take it in the afternoon...
    ... The only withdrawl effect of xanax is that if you have high anxiety, you will feel it ... fear of life right now. Has nothing to do with the xanax ....
    ... adverse reactions. Why do you want to stop the Xanax ?...
    ... j2006, I currently take .05 mg of xanax and need a higher dose of that I think since I took...
    ... little bit of time. Don't be afraid to increase your xanax either. I was so afraid to increase the klonopin I...

  52. Anxiety affecting my physical health
    ... can cause some physical symptoms but since starting xanax and having my anxiety under control - except for lately...

  53. I AM DIEING! PLease help mee!
    ... seroquel issue. Seroquel is a wonderful alternative to xanax . It is not addictive. be well. stressed...

  54. what is this and how do i get it to stop?
    ... have it a long time ago and the dr. tried to give me Xanax for it, but I didn't take it. I've heard of the need...

  55. Newbie Here.
    ... from all the tests that were done, I have been taking xanax .5 mg, in the beginning it was working fine, now I...

  56. Question about Ativan
    ... person is different. This has happened with me and xanax and the withdrawal and "rebound anxiety" were worse...

  57. What is a good Anxiety Med?
    ... I think Xanax might work or you could try Ativan.Everyone is different...
    ... auwful reactin to the SSRI's. I've been researching Xanax , because I did really well on the Klonopin (Benzodiapine...

  58. Breathing issues...
    ... married and under a lot of stress. My GP gave me Xanax for it, but I chose not to take it. I'm certainly...

  59. Can anxiety cause you to feel like this? (Very long but appreciate any advice)
    ... burning. I notice it goes away completely when I take Xanax or drink alcohol, so it has to be anxiety related...
    ... trick. I don't know what other advice to give, but the Xanax might feel like it’s helping but obviously not enough...

  60. Has anyone ever experienced this?
    ... it's really hard to explain how it feels. I took Xanax (XR) but that didn't help at all. I'am starting to ... The only medication I take for anxiety is 1.5 mg of Xanax (XR) a day, and that's it. I have been taking that...
    ... hate taking any meds for anything so I took only my xanax in severe times and for night time or anytime I drink...

  61. buspar good for anxiety
    ... and how soon did it take effect. Also could you take xanax while being on buspar.. thanks...
    ... panic attacks. I then went to a psych who put me on xanax and told me to stop the buspar as it's like baby aspirin ... dangerous though, I checked that out when I started the xanax because I was worried about just stopping the buspar ... re anxiety isn't acute it may help you. I'm only on xanax now and have been feeling like my anxiety is creeping...

  62. Meds making me feel weird when i yawn
    ... This is so weird. im on xanax and it works well, but everytime i yawn after taking...

  63. I'm fed up with doctors!!
    ... much anxiety at all since he started treating me with xanax so I really feel something else is causing me to feel...

  64. Blisters in palms of my hands!
    ... these blisters right now. Well my Doctor put me on Xanax after my Mom passed away and she was only giving me ... told me that she was gonna have to keep me on the Xanax and that when I was about to run out to come back...
    ... today and she put me back on the same miligram of Xanax that she had me on. While she was on vacation another...
    ... Hope yours are better soon! Glad you got the right Xanax doseage....

  65. Feeling "Funny" when I wake up! HELP
    ... With SSRI's it's kind of trial and error. I take xanax for my panic disorder. It helps some with my health...
    ... I know what you are feeling. It's a battle, huh? Xanax saved my life. I have been looking on here for a mood...

  66. Update Advice needed.
    ... needed ( I could take 0 or 4 .. ) now ive taken 2mg of xanax today the Beta BLocker and the lexapro.. Does anyone...
    ... ALOT of calmness " I would think so! Between the xanax and the beta blocker you should be feeling "very Calm...
    ... blocker.. thanks to that I have only needed 2mg of xanax today.. not my normal 3-4 and who knows maybe the...

  67. Looking for Suggestions
    ... it at any gnc store ....it affects the brain like xanax does.....let her know it will make her feel a little...

  68. Cymbalta for GAD?
    ... anything I've taken before for anxiety, well except xanax , lol....
    ... several years now and it does help. But I also take xanax (only when things are really bad)...

  69. Anxiety + Apnea?
    ... relaxed. About meds: I've tried sleeping pills and xanax , the sleeping pills had no effect, the xanax made...

  70. diazepam (valium) withdrawl - Will I have it?
    ... have withdrawls, it's not a short acting benzo like xanax so that is a definite plus. GL J...

  71. Any Reliable Herbals for Anxiety?
    ... I used to take Paxil and Xanax to control my panic disorder and anxiety, but I stopped ... them because I didn't like being drugged. (Stopping Xanax is HORRIBLE, BTW. I know why people who become dependent ... academics. Confidence is at an all-time low. I have some Xanax I never threw out, but I'm loath to take it. Does...

  72. Who here has a SEVERE social anxiety problem?
    ... never give me enough like higher doses. I'm on 1mg of Xanax twice a day and if I asked him for more he said he...

  73. help in ca
    ... totally normal! The only thing I can say is see a doc. Xanax is a life saviour right now. And make sure to get...

  74. Disapointed at MD
    ... 100 mg Prozac 40mg Trazadone 100mg Rozerem 8mg Xanax .5mg @ 3x a day = 1.5mg Ok. So i went to my physc ... 30mg prozac, i asked him to increase my prozac and my xanax , because I've been having more problems lately. Starting ... He increased my prozac to 40mg but said no to the xanax . I'm fairly irratated. I've seen him for almost...
    ... jealous of that. Okay the reason they get worried about Xanax is it "can" be addictive. And .5 3x's a day is getting...

  75. anxiety help
    ... works good for obsessive compulsive disorder, and xanax can take the edge off when your getting really panicky...