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  1. Qestion
    ... my doc put me on xanax .5mg three times a day i have been on it for four ... should i feel completely better or does it take the xanax longer than that to have a full effect?...
    ... long illnesses. There is no quick cure. However, Xanax should make a lot of the symptoms disappear pretty ... quit taking it, you wean off slowly over time because Xanax does cause dependency. If your doctor ever tells...

  2. Xanax or Klonopin for Anxiety/OCD?
    ... I take Xanax and it works pretty well for me. I have had more...

  3. anxiety medication
    ... feel comfortable giving any type of med like ativan, xanax , etc. for long term use. They would most likely try ... can recall and none worked for me so I am now taking xanax exclusively and haven't had an attack for a long time...

  4. Effects of meds after stopping???
    ... Not anxiety as I have tried extra klonopin or even a xanax and it does nothing.......is this still my brain healing...

  5. More questions!!!!!!!
    ... Xanax has worked wonders for me. Some will disagree, but...
    ... I have Xanax for when I need it and it really works for me. I hate ... chest and yes my head feels funny. I haven't had a Xanax in 7 months before last night when I felt a bad attack ... and I feel like I can't breath....IT is Time for a Xanax . So that is what I did last night and almost instantly ... pill so my body was starting to relax. I carry my Xanax EVERYWHERE with me. It is like my security blanket...
    ... your replies.... They do help so much..... I will try xanax again...... I know it has to be better than feeling ... like this 24/7...... Is Ativan like xanax ??? Just wondering b/c I have some in my med. cabniet...

  6. please help with this Question????????????
    ... do to it they took me off the lexapr and put me on xanax .5mg three times,i still kinda get that burning sensation ... all of this, also i am kinda dizzy is that from the xanax of the anxiety or bother, im fine when i am walking...

  7. Xanex Abd Benadrly???
    ... make you super drowzy, it increases the effect of the Xanax ...
    ... together and it didn't do much to me. If you take Xanax everyday you probably won't notice much, but if you...
    ... If it's a small dose of both (in my case only .25 xanax and 2 Benadryls) it will be OK but make you super...

  8. Zoloft for Anxiety?
    ... first was diagnosed with Panic Disorder in addition to Xanax . In addition to the Panic Disorder, I was having ... it. Now, I'm medication free, well, sort of, I use Xanax when I'm having a panic/anxiety attack. Hope this...

  9. Xanax for fear of flying
    ... :) Trent9- Xanax works great for flying. I spent many years holding ... on for dear life. Last time i flew I had some Xanax with me and It made things much better. I didn't ... (for the whole flight.) I will NEVER fly without Xanax again. Only take one and wait to see if you need...
    ... Trent9, I've been taking Xanax for flying for 10 years now, I take about .75 to 1 ... wonderfully. My doc also gives me Inderel to take with the Xanax , I think that is a drug that helps with things like ... flying courses, but you know what? If a little bit of Xanax helps me and I don't abuse it, I'm taking it. One...
    ... [FONT="Georgia"][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Navy"]I use xanax whenever I fly. I try to not take it and it's never...
    ... flying and I feel claustrophobic on planes and the xanax takes that anxiety all away!:)...
    ... your positive comments. I will let you know how the Xanax was after I return from my trip....
    ... in my life was very scared about flying I took my xanax before I got on the plain and I did okay. On the ... the balls to sit by the window. So yes I recremend Xanax for flying it works great plus it helps people sleep...

  10. Physician or Psychaiatrist?
    ... She even was really hesistant with perscribing me xanax and that's the only medication I'm on. Anyways, should...

  11. Stopped Smoking now anxiety/panic attacks?
    ... in the middle of night and have attacks. I have my Xanax and only use it if I feel I absolutly need to. ...

  12. Very anxious time
    ... the cause of them not reconciling. Anyway, even the xanax isn't helping much today. My stepkids are due to come ... stressed and on the verge of an attack! I can take more xanax as I only take half of what my psych prescribed but...
    ... worry too much. If you can handle it, don't take the Xanax , but if it gets too much take the extra and go back...

  13. Who can relate to this?
    ... tiem. Always faster than my body can handle. I take Xanax and it helps, so consider taking the Ativan because...

  14. Hello, I need a little advice
    ... ask my MD about taking a benzoapine, like Valuim, Xanax , or another. I think they could help with both Anxiety...
    ... Celexa? Sometimes doctors will prescribe something like xanax or klonopin until the med kicks in. You need tot...

  15. heart racing & dental gum numbing shots
    ... i have not saw on here before. i am on lexapro & xanax . when i went to the dentist for a filling this week ... starting racing for over 5 minutes. i had not taken a xanax since the night before, but had had taken my laxapro...
    ... I recently went to the dentist. I usually take a Xanax before my appointment however I didn't. After they...

  16. getting off klonopin/clonazepam
    ... off Klonopin. I think you should be adding ativan or xanax for your anxiety. It should help with the taper....

  17. Caffeine Consumption?
    ... ) that I have an anxiety problem, have started on Xanax , blah blah blah. My doctor said that right away...
    ... cups of coffee in the am by 8am im done i also take xanax because i also have thyriod disorder i take meds for ... before i found out i had it i was taking just 1 mg xanax 3 times a day and i done fine i slept the first 4...
    ... attacks and will these ugly attacks ever go away im on xanax and my dr says im not ready to come off them yet because...

  18. Abilify for anxiety ???
    ... take only 1/2 tab at night to help me sleep. I was on xanax before and I found that to be helpful when I went...
    ... correct dose it will help you a lot! I take 2 mg of Xanax a day and it helps me stave off panic attacks really...

  19. ANXIETY is my life lately
    ... psychiatrist, so I can hardly wait. I'm hoping to get xanax for a couple of months to conquer this bout! I've ... heard mostly good things about xanax from most people, so I think that might be my first...

  20. Fear of losing teeth ??
    ... am seeing a therapist and have started zoloft and xanax a week back...do these help?...
    ... all, yes the Zoloft will help with that, so will the xanax . Zoloft needs a couple of weeks to kick in properly ... to talk with no teeth. But the zoloft and the xanax will help. The xanax should be working now....

  21. feeling trapped - bad weather
    ... going to call 911 once, but my doc has me on 2 mg xanax 4 times a day, that seems to help....

  22. Just Wondering about these symptoms??!!
    ... Have you tried antianxiety meds? Xanax , Konopin, Ativan etc? These drugs work great for ... anxiety and have very few side effects. I take Xanax and have drowsiness for a little while, but after...
    ... but I'm kinda scared b/c I used to be addicted to xanax .... I couldn't go a day without them... but it may...

  23. Lorazapam (Ativan) side effects....
    ... never had any symptoms other than drowsiness from Xanax which is a drug from the same class of drugs. You...

  24. New
    ... just to be sure), but right now he has me on the .25 Xanax two to three times a day. This has NOT stopped ... for the last week. If it were anxiety would the Xanax not have helped and/or stopped this by now? I...
    ... answers soon - because it's been about 5 days on the Xanax and there's been no change:(...
    ... Xanax is pretty fast acting and the stress of an big event...
    ... back fine. I saw some site that a lot of times Xanax can take up to 7 days to have full effect, I have...
    ... anxiety problems so I agree with Terry 100%. The Xanax will help to some degree, but don't expect any drug...
    ... They have come and gone over time, but I always have Xanax with me at all times, as a safety net. The attacks ... outlets, journaling, therapy a few years ago....That Xanax sure can save your life. Before I was given the first...

  25. i am losing my mind.
    ... the morning obsessing about nonsense. I now take Xanax daily (2mg). It helps with the anxiety, but doesn...
    ... in the meantime perhaps you need a relaxant like xanax or something to help you in the short term, or there...

  26. Elavil and Xanax together?
    ... for? Why would you be taking it? Is the 2 mg of Xanax not woring for you? Just curious to see what is going...
    ... Thanks for responding. My psyche gives me xanax for anxiety disorder caused by Post Traumatic Distress ... diagnosed with HBP. At any rate, I am afraid the combo of xanax and elavil will be too sedating or harmful in some ... Just looking for anyone with experience in taking xanax and elavil together....
    ... would be careful with this drug. I take Celexa and xanax together and don't have any problems. Hope this helps...

  27. anxiety with tooth ache
    ... out that I could jump out of my skin took half a .5 xanax and still not helping, my head feels full and weird...
    ... Buspar for my anxiety, sometimes I wish I had some xanax ....

  28. Weight gain on anti-depressants or anti-anxiety meds
    ... weight gain. I know my Mom took several drugs like xanax , klonopin, etc.. over the years and she had gained...
    ... Xanax and the Benzo family do not have a side effect of ... lethargy if taken in large doses, but I take 2 mg of Xanax a day and weight lift 4x per week and have actually...

  29. tips for stopping a panic attack when it happens?
    ... anxiety? I'm not on meds right now though I do have Xanax on hand if I should need it. Mostly, I'm fine and ... there wasn't much I could do and my purse with the Xanax was at home. I ended up closing my eyes and trying...
    ... Also I have learned never leave home without the xanax . Even if you just have one in your purse if gives...
    ... purposes and thought control purposes. I also take Xanax and it helps a lot. There really isn't any way to...
    ... night. I'm going to try remembering to bring the Xanax along in the future...I wonder if that made my panic...

  30. Valium for anxiety?
    ... I take Xanax from the same class of drugs, so definitely use it...
    ... helped me with my anxiety.I found it much better than xanax . I normally only need to take it around THAT time...

  31. Nervous Breakdown/Please Help!!!!
    ... away until I am engaged at work. I have been taking Xanax for 6 months now and it has helped a lot, but I still...

  32. xanax problems???
    ... I was on 0.5 xanax for about 2 or 3 weeks staright i think it was in ... and I was shaking uncontrolably. Could this be the xanax ?? Was I having A seizure? This moring I still feel...
    ... For me the Xanax lasts about 4-5 hours, so you probably were just experienci...
    ... for sure because i'm not a doctor but when i take xanax i find when it's wearing off my anxiety seems to return ... going back to the way you felt before. I like xanax when it's working but I find sometimes when I come...
    ... point. It is called rebound anxiety and a lot of Xanax users experience it. I take it 4x a day and that ... anxiety. This is why doctors shouldn't prescribe Xanax as needed. It really should be regulated and spread...

  33. "Touching" with higher Anxiety levels
    ... this feeling of impending doom. I take occasional Xanax ....used to be like 2x a year for the last 8 years...

  34. Fear of Medical Shows... Do you??
    ... yikes!!!.....I almost had a panic attack and I'm on xanax ! He sends this DVD home with all his young patients...

  35. Shortness of breath/no deep breath
    ... shortness of breath and I cant take it anymore I take a xanax and im usaully fine. One .5mg of ativan is pretty...
    ... feeling this way. I found that it works better than xanax , etc and doesnt leave me with a foggy head feeling...
    ... show the contrary. What really, really helps me is XANax .25 mg. GL....

  36. Extreme panic anxiety
    ... awhile ( knocks on wood ) but it's controlled with xanax and lexapro. Because of this i'm extremely afraid...

  37. Dizzy and fatigue, help!
    ... I am not on any meds right now, except a 0.25mg Xanax once in a while. In the last 3 months I have had...
    ... I also take xanax once in awhile for anxiety, but I take more than ...
    ... Do you feel dizzy and fatigue in between the Xanax intake? I am just wondering if my symptoms are purely ... from anxiety, or actually from taking Xanax ......
    ... But don't forget everyone is different, so the xanax can be causing these side effect in you!...
    ... Thanks again! I think I will stop taking Xanax for a while, say a month, and see how I am doing....

  38. Immediate Klonopin help needed
    ... it takes awhile for Klonopin to take effect unlike Xanax or Ativan. You should also talk with your doctor...
    ... My psy took me off xanax and switched me to klonopin which i believe is a 10x...
    ... There for a while i started getting dependent on xanax and upping my dosage which i think was leading to...
    ... How much Xanax were you up to before you quit taking it? I am considering...
    ... somewhere I'm going to end up either on Klonopin or Xanax though and so I follow the Klonopin and Xanax posts ... people who are friends with my husband who have taken xanax for over 15yrs. every day and like it, so it's very ... Bucks85 that you like the Klonopin better than the Xanax , actually you said you love the Klonopin. Could you ... explain more why you prefer it so much more than the Xanax ? Thanks...
    ... So I rescheduled to an open air one and took a .5 xanax (dissolve kind i got from my neurologist) and it helped ... me tons. Then once i figured out xanax was working well i started taking .25 two times a ... more and more by the week. I would be up from the xanax and 5 mins later i would withdrawl really hard (fogginess ... psy because i thought i was getting addicted to the xanax . I believe the xanax put me in a much deeper hole ... other people may react differently and i loved how the xanax worked so quick... but it just didnt last long enough...
    ... half life. I don't know the numbers but I am taking Xanax and it doesn't last more than a few hours for me,...
    ... half life. I don't know the numbers but I am taking Xanax and it doesn't last more than a few hours for me,...
    ... half life. I don't know the numbers but I am taking Xanax and it doesn't last more than a few hours for me, ... on Zoloft and it really works wonders. If you like xanax there is a generic extended release form now on the...
    ... The Xanax XR is a waste of money in my opinion. It barely lasts ... used to them and buids a dependancy. I take 2mg of Xanax a day and it helps a lot. Later, OE...

  39. Anyone taking Prozac? I would like to know side effects and if it is helping?
    ... symptoms are caused by taking a very little dose of xanax . :) So I am trying not to take xanax for a while...
    ... it is a side effect of taking celexa. When I took Xanax , I would have this foggy feeling for the following...
    ... do with your foggy feeling. As I said, when I took Xanax , it gave me this feeling for a few days. And my doses...
    ... well for them. She also told me to keep taking the Xanax Xr .5 mg once a day, twice if I needed it. Am I taking...
    ... I had a few really bad weeks too and I had to take xanax at one time. However, it did pass after a week or...
    ... VERY anxious and couldn't sleep. I had to take a xanax to help me calm down... Awful. I think skipping...
    ... they are just SOOOO annoying and scary! Do you have xanax ? I found taking a 0.25mg (half pill) of xanax very ... Well, in the meantime, taking very low dose of xanax really helps. It hardly gives me any side effects...
    ... How fun, huh? Again, I think taking a small dose of xanax occassionally won't kill you. It helped me get through...
    ... stopped the Prozac. I continued as you know to take the xanax as well. I was also on 20mg of Prozac for almost a...
    ... Thanks a lot Emma! I will take a xanax as well, just to help myself get through this. Ugh...
    ... qingche;2842447]Thanks a lot Emma! I will take a xanax as well, just to help myself get through this. Ugh ... zone. Think good thoughts for me! I will carry my xanax just in case I can't make it the whole 8 hrs at work...
    ... doctor should give you some meds for anxiety disorder. Xanax really helps, in the meantime. Have you tried...

  40. xanax or ativan
    ... which one works better for you. I tried 1/2 of a Xanax pill once...just once...because it literally sent ... wonder about days later when I get a bit shakey. Xanax is supposed to make you happy, while Activan is suppose ... to make you mellow. Xanax typically hits you within 5-10 minutes... (boom)....
    ... I happen to like xanax better. Ativan made me feel very drugged and gave ... me horriable headaches. Xanax made me more functionable without the drugged feeling...
    ... I take Xanax here and there whenever is needed. I usually take...
    ... I take Xanax 2 mg per day and it has almost eliminated my anxiety ... dependency and you will see what I am talking about. Xanax has really helped me a lot and if it helped me then...
    ... well, I am gonna stick with the xanax .25/day for the week and see how things go. Xanax ... with her lexapro and has never had a problem. If the xanax doesnt help and get me sleeping soon, then I guess ... wait and wean from one to the other or can I take the Xanax one day and then switch to the Atavan the next, or...
    ... xanax makes me so mellow. I can feel all my muscles relaxing...
    ... your liver will start producing enzmes that clean the Xanax out of your blood and your brain will start to slow...
    ... 24 hours. My GI at that time suggested I take the xanax before my main meal...which is lunch and again at...
    ... read many posts where people have been on Ativan or Xanax for long term, taken as needed. Is this true, or ... it long term or indefinately. Also it it true that Xanax makes one happy, and Ativan makes you relaxed. If...
    ... I can't say that one ( Xanax ) or the other (Ativan) makes you happy or relaxed ... of Benzo's is not at all uncommon. I take 2 mg of Xanax daily and it helps a lot! Later, OE...
    ... SSRI's work. xanax effects the mind only while ativan works on both. ... xanax is a "lam" and ativan is a "pam". do some research ... on them. xanax is an anxiety drug to be used daily while ativan is...
    ... Hi Gary. Xanax makes me as calm and mellow as a newborn kitten. ...
    ... psychiatrist appt and she told me the same think about Xanax and the "bandaid" effect. She told me to take it ... Lexapro because of the allergic reaction. I hope the Xanax works as well as some of you are saying. Thanks....
    ... both and use them both on as needed basis. I take Xanax when the anxiety or panic attack is very close or ... so I stay proactive by taking Ativan ahead of time. Xanax kicks in 15-20 minutes but leaves your system in abut...
    ... I have never taken xanax but take ativan. I was prescribed due to ex husband...
    ... Okay, was taking the .25 a day of the xanax since last Monday. But, since Sunday, anxiety has...
    ... well, anxiety is still really bad today. The xanax is also not lasting as long as it did either. Was...
    ... Jete: I have only recently started taking Xanax . I am taking 2 - 3 .25 per day. It says on the prescripti ... that sometimes it can take up to a week of taking Xanax regularly to really feel the effects. I don't know...
    ... I spread my Xanax dosage over 4 times per day because regardless of...

  41. which do you suggest
    ... week. I am on 10mg of lexapro and needed to use a xanax on Wed evening b/c I just couldnt even function. ... to do that again. I guess I could keep using the xanax on an as needed basis, but again, I dont like to take...

  42. Xanax Addiction??
    ... Yes! You can become addicted to Xanax very quickley! I take it for PMS. You have to be very ... from several drug addiction cocktails. He included Xanax . He was up to 13 one mg. pills a day! I didn't know...
    ... Oh no! 13 of 1mg Xanax , that is a LOT! That would put me to sleep right...
    ... Hello again! I don't think taking 1 xanax every 1 or 2 weeks is abusing it. It is taken as needed...
    ... my mind off the anxiety feeling, and refuse to take Xanax next time I feel "needed". This time was really hard ... doctor, can you believe it?!) urged me to take a 0.25mg Xanax , I held off for days until the point I just absolutely...
    ... read some horrible stories about withdrawing from Xanax (which scares me!). How is he coping with it? ...
    ... You should not be worried about becoming addicted to Xanax , especially at that dose. Xanax actually isn't even ... your brain will also create less GABA because the Xanax you are taking is already taking up the place were ... it was supposed to go. This is normal when using Xanax . Now, 13 mg per day is a ridiculous amount of Xanax ... needs help". Personally I take 2 mg per day fo Xanax as my only solution to anxiety and panic and have ... suggest that if you can get by on a .25 mg dose of Xanax per week then don't worry about it at all. That is ... dose. I on the other hand am now dependant on the Xanax and really don't much care because I have my life ... long weaning process. Bottom line is .25 mg of Xanax is about as strong as a shot of beer a week and about ... been lots of lawsuits agains doctors who prescribe Xanax to people who are habitual drug abusers and they end ... the lowest doseage the drug company who manufactures Xanax even discusses. Good luck, OE...
    ... glad you feel comforted! I have just started taking Xanax last month for my PMS. I am going to try not take ... d ever take meds like this. I never even knew what Xanax was until it was prescribed to my husband! I got a...
    ... I would not take xanax if it was the last drug on earth..........I would ... addictive.............you will be glad you did............ xanax is a horrible drug to get off of.......talk about...
    ... everyone does not get this feleng when off or off xanax !! if you atre taking when needed and only small doeses...
    ... I have seen many many people take xanax as prescribed and become addicted. I can't believe ... anyone would come on this board and say xanax is not addictive...ocdengineer....what were you thinking...
    ... have done lots of research and the withdrawl from Xanax is comparable to all of the SSRI's that many people ... addictive is not true which is the same with all SSRI's. Xanax and other Benzo's work on GABA receptors in the brain ... produced by your brain. Once your brain gets used to the Xanax it stops producing the same amount of GABA. Once ... you take Xanax it takes a couple months to find a stable dose. Once ... side effects unlike SSRI's. When you stop taking the Xanax you have to do it slowly over a long period of time ... day have almost a 100% success rate of getting off Xanax . People who have previous addiction problems who ... started taking Xanax recreationally, took more than prescribed, or were ... situation to improve a persons quality of life and Xanax monitored by a trained physician and taken by a responsible ... thread to not worry about the minescule amount of Xanax she is taking. Take care, OE...
    ... 3 cups a day) and food. I have a prescription for xanax , I get about 60 .25mg pills that last me about 3 months ... became addicted to the other items am I not addicted to xanax ? So to the original poster, if you don't abuse ... other drugs and are careful about taking the xanax , .25 is such a small amount that you should not have...
    ... It says most times if you take a normal amount of Xanax (under 2mg per day), it is very likely you will develop...

  43. Temporary relief of anxiety
    ... yes there is. xanax or ativan will help. also have you tried wearing ... something if i fly. i call my doc and he gives me about 10 xanax and usually 1/2 of one at a time will do. the funny...

  44. Effexor side effect question
    ... did get better after about 2 weeks. I had to take Xanax during that first week or two-- in fact my doc told...

  45. Lexapro Dose & side effects
    ... gonna up me to 20mg or if he wants me just to use Xanax as needed. I can deal with the anxiety bouts by themselves...
    ... doesnt want to up dosage, so instead of taking my xanax as needed, he wants me to take daily and then I have...
    ... well today is the third day on the xanax 2x a day, and I feel great. The physical symptoms...

  46. First visit to MD - didn't know what to expect!
    ... After awhile, she reluctantly prescribed me .25 mg xanax , 1 X day. I called her about 5 days later, letting ... the doctor wanted to assure me that the "generic xanax was the same as the brand name." What?? I told ... that the doctor wanted me to stay with the .25 mg xanax and not to increase. I didn't ask to increase, but...

  47. anxiety? depression?
    ... any, but you could ask about taking a small dose of Xanax for severe attacks- might be enough just to get you ... it at all. Ask your ivf doc if it's safe to take Xanax . It is fast acting for anxiety/panic attacks, but ... anything safe to take meanwhile if the panic hits you. Xanax works quickly & I have used it ony in rare instances...
    ... right steps, seeing a therapist would be the first. Xanax is cat. D in pregnancy but at least until you are...

  48. Cymbalta= Insomnia !
    ... and slept a whole hour and that was after taking a Xanax ! I feel so terrible today.:) Guess that drug is...

  49. Dealing with stress, when avoiding stress isn't an option?
    ... exercises, good meditation techniques, etc.? no Xanax tho...I have an addictive personality and that stuff...

  50. can stopping and restarting same med worsen anxiety
    ... I will wait out an anxiety attack to avoid taking xanax , unless I am having a full out panic attack....

  51. Advice needed for my anxiety.
    ... seem like you d benefit from anythnig fast acting, ( xanax , ativa, valium,) etc.. if you rheart isnt beeating...
    ... seem like you d benefit from anythnig fast acting, ( xanax , ativa, valium,) etc.. if you rheart isnt beeating...

  52. memory issues-anybody else?
    ... I had memory problems with paxil and now with xanax I find myself using post-it notes like their going...

  53. how to control anxiety?
    ... amounts of anxiety and unhappiness. I first got on Xanax which alleviated a lot of that anxiety, but that did...

  54. xanax xr compared to valium
    ... Xanax XR doesn't last nearly as long as it is plugged to ... it possible. Vallium definitely lasts longer than Xanax , but also causes more drowsiness. It is one of the...

  55. Any meds that help with derealization...??
    ... dosage and it freeks me out. I'm up to 2mg a day of Xanax which I hate because it makes me dizzy when it wears...

  56. wierdest thoughts youve had? (bad thought from my past back to haunt me?)
    ... saw on TV or read in a book a long time ago. I take Xanax for the anxiety, but that will not help with the thoughts...

  57. Morning Craziness
    ... thought control. That has helped a lot, but overall Xanax has worked the best for me. I have been taking it...

  58. Question about blood pressure medicine and anxiety med
    ... with the buspar and am now on the 25mg atenolol with xanax , no more buspar(it didn't help me). Oh, and my doc...

  59. klonopin headaches
    ... except Effexor was definitely (with the exception of Xanax ) the worse med to come off of - for me. So I made...

  60. Bad Withdrawals!!!!Help!!
    ... stopped taking it completely. I also stopped taking Xanax . Even though my doctor told me to do this, I think...
    ... How much Xanax were you taking? I know the antidepressants are bad ... to withdraw from, but so isn't the Xanax , so if you were taking that daily and quit cold turkey ... Anyway, just thought I'd throw in my 2 cents. I am on Xanax as my only drug and it works really well, however...
    ... the impression from my Doctor, that I could stop the Xanax completely, and the Ativan would substitute. I was...
    ... hi nicolette, your xanax dose isn't that much, don't worry!!! it goes from ... quickly. i believe you can substitute the 1 mg. of xanax with the ativan, like your doctor said. ativan had...
    ... may not get rid of some of the body's withdrawl from Xanax . Benzo's are powerful drugs that change your brain ... Benzo cold turkey even if the amount is low. I take Xanax and I assure you that it has worked great for me,...
    ... remember reading that even when someone switches from xanax to another benzo the xanax should be withdrawn slowly ... which you're going through. I think some of it is the xanax and some the SSRI you were on. It will take a while...
    ... psych., I have been just sick with worry, really. Xanax has saved my life many times over....

  61. Irrational fears messing with me...
    ... triggers that can bother me even though i am on meds ( xanax ) that seem to take away 90% of my anxiety and...

  62. anyone had success with buspar?
    ... if the anxiety is bad-- ask your doc about taking Xanax during these first few weeks. Anxiety most always...

  63. Need help with benzo
    ... one Benedryl. Twenty years ago I was taking 2mg of xanax to sleep at night !! That is terrible! I was just...
    ... for anxiety dissorder, just ways of managing them. Xanax works for me, but I hav no illusion that I will some...
    ... store again without anxiety. My only point is that Xanax is not meant to be a short term cure for anxiety and ... go right back to how you felt before you took the Xanax . It doesn't work that way and requires a lot of time...
    ... I've about weaned off xanax and am on a weaker, short acting drug valium. I'm ... that with valium you don't have near the depression xanax seemed to bring and you have more energy to do what...

  64. Benzos for anxiety, but cause depression ?
    ... Klonopin has been known to cause depression, but I take Xanax and I have had no problems with depression as of yet...
    ... I also take xanax and have no depression although I think I have other...
    ... problems. So it's a benzo and antispasmodic. I tried Xanax , but had terrible rebound anxiety, and went through...

  65. How do i stop my facial anxiety?
    ... people I am a little nervous around. Even taking Xanax and with my meditation I still have days where I have ... to battle the smirk. Anyway, with Xanax and meditation it is a LOT less of a problem, but...

  66. Ativan question
    ... suppose to do it but I take every dose of my benzo, xanax , under my tongue. It starts working in about 10-15...

  67. Dosage question Xanax/Klonpin
    ... what the dosage you all take if taking Klonopin or Xanax . I am currently on .5 mg of Klonopin 2x a day or ... .5 Xanax 3 times a day. I am going through a very stressfull...
    ... I take xanax . I started with .25mg 3 times daily. Within a few ... times daily then you may need to talk to your doctor. Xanax for most people only seems to last 4-6 hours not the ... take it more often. Some advice though, the extended xanax (xr or xl, not sure) isn't very favorable among the ... Sometimes docs try to give you the longer lasting xanax but it really doesn't last that much longer from what...
    ... honestly. I checked a Benzo comparison chart and Xanax and Klonopin are of equal strength but Klonopin lasts ... are taking what is equivalent to 2.5 mg of either Xanax or Klonpin alone. Why not lose one of them and try ... other. That may help. I know 4-5 doses of .5 mg of Xanax takes care of all of my panic and anxiety. Later...
    ... equal strength. Klonopin is 2 times as strong as Xanax . .25 mg Klonopin=.5mg Xanax. Therefore 1mg Klonopin ... =2mg of Xanax or 1.5mg Xanax =.75mg Klonopin So, if you were to really look at ... it, he would be taking 3.5mg of Xanax (if you combined Klonopin and Xanax doses). The reason ... typically a long-acting benzo with a longer half-life. Xanax is given as a "breakthrough" anxiety reliever. It...
    ... The problem is I am taking .5 mg of Xanax but after 3 hours I am panicking again.... should ... I take another Xanax 3 hours later? Or a Klonopin in between? I have ...
    ... I take 4-5 doses of Xanax over the day to spread it out (.5mg). That helps...
    ... Because I am emotionally a mess teh Xanax seems to help quicker for me then the Klonopin...I...
    ... Take the Xanax and call the doctor asap. The Xanax will help I am sure, but you need to also relax and ... breath. The .5 mg of Klonopin is like taking .5 mg of Xanax and spreading it over 24 hours, so it is really a ... dose of Klonopin. Your doctor precribed 1.5 mg of Xanax . Here is what you do until you can get your doctor...

  68. Feel Like 2 People!
    ... Wellbutrin XL for depression and just began taking Xanax prior to "anxiety-ridden" situations. I feel like...
    ... compulsive disorder? I take Wellbutrin and do have Xanax , Buspar & Klonopin on hand (afraid to try any of them...
    ... it takes the same amount of time to find that out. Xanax and Klonopin are both Benzo's and they work essentially ... same but Klonopin is a much longer lasting version of Xanax . However many say the Xanax works better because ... SSRI's if possible and try to just take one dose of Xanax before church on Sunday. I think it will relax you ... be as simple as exposure therapy with the help of Xanax in the short term and you may have no problems. ... week if you have to. You do have a pwerful weapon in Xanax in your pocket, so if you need it, take it. That...
    ... psychiatrist. I think that I will try taking a Xanax before church. How long before church should I take...
    ... I would try the xanax before church. That should help. Do you think the...
    ... I will try a Xanax before church. As for the Wellbutrin causing the...
    ... from it was unbearable. Sound situational to me, and xanax should definately help that! What mg wb are you taking...
    ... Well, I took a Xanax before church today and it was like I took nothing ... I've tried Cymbalta, Lexapro, Buspar, Wellbutrin, Xanax , Klonopin...and the list goes on! I have always ... ridden situation is at hand. Perhaps my dosage of Xanax is not high enough (.25mg); or, perhaps is the generic...
    ... What was the dose of the Xanax you took today?...
    ... The dose of my generic Xanax is .25 (bottle says to take 1 pill every 8 hours as...

  69. Please help , just found out i'm pregnant and am a mess!
    ... been crying non stop since yesterday and took 1 mg of Xanax yesterday. I told the Dr. I suffer from sever anxiety...

  70. calm but not sedated??!!
    ... I take Xanax daily (2mg)/day. For the first few days I was tired ... thankfully, I really have experienced no side effects from Xanax . I go to bed a couple hours earlier than I used to ... at all. That is the extent of my side effects on Xanax . You may need to ramp up to your optimal dose though...

  71. my newest health fixation.. please read
    ... I only have dry mouth when anxious then I take a Xanax and I feel normal again. However, I always carry ... have this crutch - a bottle of water (along with my xanax )....
    ... out of control, you should see a doctor about it. Xanax has been really helpful for my anxiety. Good luck...

  72. need confirmation
    ... ocmpulsion to stop the obsessing. I take 2 mg of Xanax a day and it has helped a LOT. I still have thought...

  73. This is getting old...
    ... Can your doctor give you some ativan or xanax to take when you feel like calling 911? I went to...

  74. Feel terrible
    ... look into antianxiety meds such as Benzo's. I take Xanax and not only did it get rid of my anxiety, but no...

  75. Prozac or Lexapro ??
    ... antidepressants do the opposite for me not sure. I took Xanax , and had Rebound anxiety so bad, I thought I was going...
    ... pretty bad the first couple weeks, so I was taking Xanax with as needed. Now, things have leveled off and...
    ... antidepressants do the opposite for me not sure. I took Xanax , and had Rebound anxiety so bad, I thought I was going...