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  1. nausea
    ... nearly as bad as they used to be. Anyway, I take only Xanax and that has almost completely eliminated them for...
    ... Thanks! I do take xanax as needed, it helps me with the attacks, but not the...
    ... D'uh, figured it out. Benzodiazepene is xanax ...
    ... I take 2-3 mg per day of Xanax . I am not sure how much you are taking, but if it ... throughout the day spreading it out over the day. Xanax is the only thing that helped with the sick stomach ... . Are you taking other meds with the Xanax ? If so, check the side effects. Nausea is a common...

  2. ALS Anxiety
    ... your GP about trying a different med. Have you tried Xanax ? That might alleviate some of your worries right away...

  3. Wild dreams every night?
    ... Same thing with Xanax . Sometimes I have a great nights sleep and sometimes...
    ... I notice if I take the zoloft and xanax , my dreams are very vivid. I cant tell from a dream...

  4. Building up a Tolerance to Meds?
    ... I am also finding the same problem with Xanax . I have been taking it for about 4 months or so and ... the smallest dose possible and now am up to 3 mg of Xanax a day starting today. I made the lead due to its ... fact, when you are on them you almost feel normal. Xanax works the same for me, but it has required me to take...
    ... Buspar. Now honestly I would prefer to just take Xanax & I do have a plentiful supply to use on an as needed ... basis, but she does not want me to take the Xanax regularly, only for severe panic. There are many times ... throughout the day that I just want to take a Xanax but I work it through & the Buspar takes the edge ... off a bit but is nowhere near as good as Xanax . Just wanted to share what my doc has explained ... any antidepressants ? You generally do need to take Xanax with them during the first couple of weeks, bu then ... really better" & have been on Remeron since May. If Xanax would work at one set dose & keep working it would...
    ... the exact same effect. I found I had to go up on Xanax every once in a while. I have taken Valium and found...
    ... me want to say the heck with it & take a half of a Xanax - having a tense day with alot of those break through ... would like & I can;t afford therapy right now. That Xanax bottle is calling my name.......
    ... Xanax works there is no doubt about it. In fact the Benzos...

  5. Sever panic attack (please help)
    ... even though I'm not clinically depressed), .25mg of Xanax 2-3 times a day which is a tranquilizer, and Atenolol...

  6. Xaxax Effectivity
    ... All, I have been taking Xanax for almost 6 months now. I started with a prescription ... was losing its effect again. He prescribed 3 mg of Xanax XR, but again I only took 2 mg for a month and it ... said yes and here I am taking 2-2.5 mg per day of Xanax and this morning and the last few mornings I have ... My question is, should I take the extra 1 mg of Xanax and go up to 3 mg of Xanax? If I do I am pretty sure ... know if I can stay like this for long. I took my Xanax at the beginning of this post, so now I am starting...
    ... consider a pretty high dosage. I've been taking xanax for six months also but, only .5mcg tabs for anxiety ... understanding that you can become quickly addicted to xanax . My doctor rations the prescriptions for it and I ... be very careful you're not becoming addicted to the xanax . Good luck...
    ... ever put me on those anti-depressants. I had the xanax in case of panic etc. that was sufficient. I'm...
    ... ever put me on those anti-depressants. I had the xanax in case of panic etc. that was sufficient. I'm...
    ... OCD I was up to 6 mgs a day of xanax for a while in my life! I think i know what you are ... them! Ween yourself down... I have beat these benzos ( xanax ) a hundred times with no problems! I will say...
    ... people would be wigging out, so to relax and take more Xanax . LOL. I have not had a full blown panic attack, ... there is nothing that even compares to the relief that Xanax gives me. I feel normal except for the times between ... nicotine and survived. Steve, 6 mg is a lot of Xanax , so I am going to no get too worried about my jump ... but I have heard decent things about it. If the Xanax doesn't work I may opt for a Klonopin or a Vallium...
    ... the hands of time I never would have started taking Xanax and would give serious thought to upping your dosage ... myself was agoraphobic then was prescribed 3mgs of Xanax and actually became a functioning employed person ... attacks came back full force. I was taking 3mg of Xanax but still became agoraphobic again. I figured I just ... like I was before. My new doctor put me on 4 mg of Xanax XR. It didn't work out as I thought. I feel slightly ... to beat as you think! ! I have beat these benzos ( Xanax ) a hundred times with no problems!” It’ ... effect is said to even stay with those who get off Xanax 100% for about a year. Rebound anxiety is horribly ... as you can about the negative side of long term 3mg Xanax use before you start. To quote “Steve1”...
    ... am surprised I got this far. I recently took Xanax XR and found that it didn't work for me nearly as ... well as the regular Xanax . You may want to look into going back to 4 mg of ... the regular Xanax . It has a shorter half like, but it is much stronger ... . I was taking 2 mg of Xanax XR and it was not nearly as effective as 2 mg regular ... see if that works for you. Are you still on the Xanax now or did you taper off? If you aren't on it anymore...

  7. beta blockers for stage fright
    ... things like speaking in public. I take it along with Xanax for Panic disorder with GAD. Honestly doesn't seem...
    ... Xanax will eliminate any anxiety I am convinced, but if...

  8. anxiety when hungry
    ... eat. Anyway, I think it is anxiety because a little Xanax and the stomach problem disappears. I also have issues...
    ... big deal for us becuase we obsess about it so much. Xanax had really helped with the stomach problems though...

  9. anyone taken lexapro or xanax
    ... I can only tell you about Xanax since that is all I take. It is an amazing anti-anxiety ... would wake up every morning with a stomach ache. Xanax has almost completely eliminated both. For the first ... that is not it and you may find yourself weaning off Xanax and sticking with an SSRI or other drug that doesn...
    ... term anxiety i believe...but your saying i could take xanax with lexapro at first if i have anxiety from taking...
    ... taken it and have experience with it. I only know Xanax and it works really well, so speak with some other...
    ... two months approx 40mg. I also have been taking xanax approx 2mg Is it possible for me to become very...
    ... I started Lexapro and Xanax on the same day about 4 weeks ago for some temporary ... me on 10mg of Lexapro and gave me .25 mg tablets of Xanax for 2 months. The Lexapro, as with all SSRI's does ... respond with more side effects. Regarding the Xanax , it has a different method of working so does not...

  10. What does anxiety in your stomach feel like?
    ... huge problem. Usually I eat some food and take a Xanax and I am fine, but sometimes none of that works and...
    ... requires me to travel I really dread it and pack extra Xanax . Does your job require you to travel a lot? If so...
    ... I don't know why it suddenly started. I do have Xanax that I take on travelling days, that helps alot. ...

  11. My story
    ... they didn't last very long and after a short time on xanax I felt better and didn't need meds anymore. I am...
    ... unfortunately, is part of the anxiety dissorder. I take Xanax every day and it helps a lot, but I still have some ... like your having a rough time and if the Ativan or Xanax works for you, you should consider taking it at least...

  12. Tremors wont stop
    ... work stop the shaking. I am currently on zoloft and xanax . The xanax stops 80% of the shake. In the middle...

  13. Continuous brain zaps - any experience out there?
    ... memory. The dr said it was more anxiety and put her on xanax - no change - then tapered her off. Now it is 4 weeks...
    ... omfortable. I am surprised that she had no relief with the Xanax and the Klonopin for that matter. Both are usually...

  14. Bucks85 & Boxerlover227
    ... Today is a really bad day for me, I had to rake a xanax .25mg today and I haven't taken one for over a week...
    ... very comforting. I used to beat myself up about the xanax too, but I realized that it helped me so much in the ... s only anxiety, and it will pass, and if I take a xanax it will go away, so instead of taking the xanax I ... of practice. And as I mentioned before I still use xanax when truly needed, I must say it was the "only" medication...

  15. Ativan withdrawal symptoms help
    ... stay normal, and you may be one of them. I take Xanax . 2 mg per day and every once an awhile another .5...

  16. New Here
    ... being checked for the lump in my neck my GP gave me Xanax to use as needed. I try not to use it but when I do...

  17. Scared with Panic Disorder
    ... have increased my medicine and have started to take xanax for some extra help. I have a very had time relaxing...
    ... Paxil for years. I had my script upped and was put on xanax on Sunday night he is now switching me and putting...
    ... earlier question about experience with Klonopin and Xanax . I don't have any with Klonopin, but I have a good ... amount of experience with Xanax . It works amazingly well, but only for a short period...

  18. Sleep
    ... sufficient to keep me running. I know you use some Xanax , but what else are you taking as far as medication ... ? Could a change in meds help? I know the Xanax shouldn't be making you sleepy if you have been taking...
    ... therapy with no help. I do take Luvox along with the xanax , but it tends to make me emotionless... But does curb ... Now i take Luvox (100mgs) plus 2 and a half mgs of xanax 3 times a day. The xanax helps me relax, but the Dr...
    ... other than the fact it didn't work for me like the Xanax does! I do nap, but it's not the idea that i need...
    ... started to taper back your Luvox and stick with just the Xanax ? That is all I take and it has really helped me. ... Antidepressants. This is why I am thinking maybe the Xanax is keeping you OK and the Luvox may actually be working ... taken all kinds of SSRI's and none worked, but the Xanax on its own does the trick. I still have the thoughts...
    ... have done exactly what you said about the Luvox and xanax . the Luvox to me is an "upper", Xanax is a "downer ... Well I think the Luvox actually agitates me and the xanax brings me back down! BUT... I have tried to go without...

  19. Anxiety and Travel.:(
    ... that help and yes, medication also helps. I pop a xanax before my flight and I have no problems at all. Consider...

  20. How do you know when it's side effects of meds or something else ?
    ... anidepressant that worked and still remain on 2 mg of Xanax per day for anxiety. It has virtually no side effects...

  21. Do Beta Blockers help Anxiety?
    ... of the crazy stuff my heart has been doing lately! Xanax , on the other hand, works wonders for me....

  22. Anxiety, heart rate and panic attacks...
    ... stay at 100-110. I was put of Toprol XL and givin Xanax which I use when needed. My heart rate in the morning...

  23. Going to my Dr. today and I'm SCARED!
    ... doing testing. My panic is overwhelming. I've taken Xanax the last few days trying to cope with my anxiety,...
    ... starting to slowly go down. I am also restarting the Xanax that I have, it helps at least mentally, maybe it ... results, so who knows. I just didn't want to start my Xanax up again because she was cutting me off after this...
    ... better, but hey, I'll take anything. I started the Xanax again, so I wonder if it is helping the pain. I guess ... it very well could be IBS, because Xanax is what I use when my IBS gets real bad, it helps...

  24. Meds the only help
    ... afraid I am in the same boat. I have been taking Xanax and it has worked wonders for my anxiety and stomach...
    ... been on almost all drugs and am now taking Luvox and Xanax . Somedays are good, Somedays are bad! But focus on...

  25. ANXIETY is RUINING MY LIFE!
    ... a magic cure for that one. Medication specifically xanax when needed works well for me. If your meds are doing...

  26. Weight lifting supplements and Anxiety Dissorder
    ... it won't affect me now. I am also taking 2 mg of Xanax a day. Thanks, Mat...

  27. Does anyone else qake up with anxiety and panic attacks every morning ?
    ... basket case. Dr has me on 20 MG lexapro and 1 mg xanax xr he thinks I can prevent these attacks. I usually...
    ... it could go one way or the other. I would take a xanax and head it off. You didn't say how long you've...
    ... ussually sick to my stomach and nauseas as well. Xanax also helps if I pop one right after waking up....
    ... and nervous in the late afternoon so i take a .25 xanax , but the early am hours(3-6) i have been waking up ... for months with racing heart and jerky. i take .5 xanax when i wake up about 2 am or so, but it hasn't made...

  28. Skipped heart beat (scared)
    ... that I was experiencing anxiety attacks. She gave me Xanax (low dose) to take at bedtime when needed. Stress...

  29. New to Anxiety - Q's
    ... 40mg a day of Paxil (generic) and .25mg - .5mg of Xanax (generic) as needed. Does anyone else also feel fine...

  30. lung cancer
    ... the feeling sometimes. On a positive note, I started xanax a few months ago and most of my anxieties are gone ... everything is good) I'll be able to believe him. The xanax does help a lot. I've tried many SSRI's with no success...

  31. Anyone stopped anti-depressants cold turkey?
    ... they cause incredible increases in anxiety, so I take Xanax regularly and it virtually eliminates my anxiety....
    ... I take xanax also but my doctor seems to be more eager to prescribe ... the anti-depressants then xanax . She rations the prescriptions to me. That in it ... panicky. I do better if I think if I just have the xanax handy (.5mg) and usually only need 1 or 1 1/2 a day...
    ... - how do you get your doctor to keep you with the xanax ? I know they need to control the amount we are...
    ... t. He says some people respond better to just the Xanax . The problem with Xanax is that it can be abused ... believes that for severe anxiety and panic attacks Xanax or Klonopin are by far the best drugs out there. ... first hand when I decided to stop cold turkey from the Xanax . I was feeling better and though I may not need it ... have been told about all of the horrible addicts to Xanax and feel very reluctant to prescirbe them. I gotta...
    ... on it since my dad passed away. As far as the xanax I really just take that in a limited fashion to either...

  32. Recently prescribed Lorazepam
    ... before. But they continued after that and I was given xanax from my primary care doc. It didn't help. He gave...

  33. New to this board and need some advice
    ... scared and weaned myself off. I have to carry around Xanax for Panic emergencies. One of my newest problems...

  34. Bad stomache pain from Lexapro?
    ... them and take an anti anxiety med like Klonopin or Xanax full time. It took care of my IBS and anxiety and...
    ... them and take an anti anxiety med like Klonopin or Xanax full time. It took care of my IBS and anxiety and ... time and money. Do you mind me asking how much xanax you are on and how many times a day? .25mg as needed ... know when I have the stomach problem and I take a xanax it is gone within 30 mintues...
    ... so severe? bek262, How long have you been on the Xanax ? I took .25m 3 times a day for a month, and sometimes ... ocdengineer; I wish my Dr. would prescribe only the Xanax , as it is, she is not going to give me anymore, she...
    ... I have been on my xanax on and off for 2 years - during this time I have gone ... feel the anxiety creeping back, I started taking a xanax every morning about 8am but by 11.30 - 12 I could...

  35. Does anyone else suffer from "health" anxiety?
    ... countless er visits,the only thing that ever helped me was xanax stared takeing .5 mg it does help u just get used...
    ... I have taken about 2mg of xanax today due to a terrible anxiety attack that started...

  36. Please help
    ... year my phychatrist has been prescribing me 2mg of Xanax per day. I am beginning to dislike this particular...

  37. Holiday Problem
    ... get a one off medication from your doctor to fly - xanax or valium will help?...

  38. psychologist or psychiatrist
    ... I see a clinical therapist and my GP prescribes me Xanax . I think it saves me money this way and a therapist...
    ... from my current GP and he has perscribed me .25mg of xanax , which I have been on for 2 years on and off ( I went...
    ... medicine that might help as oposed to the more immediate Xanax . You can talk about the advantages and disadvanteges...
    ... relaxant so they will al slow down my heart rate. Xanax doesn't. Does anyone else have this problem. When...

  39. Any Anxiety ridden Baby Boomers on Board??
    ... years of talk therapy, bio-feedback, and medication ( Xanax ) to get things turned around. I really believe that...
    ... things have started settling down. She put me on .25 xanax 3 x day, and wants to see me back in 3 weeks. I have...

  40. social anxiety/tummy issues
    ... finally found a combo that works pretty well. I take Xanax and Prilosec OTC. The prilosec gets rid of the stomach ... acid and the Xanax reduces the anxiety and the stomach cramping. There...

  41. I Need Help!!
    ... and that raised my blood pressure. So I am now on Xanax XR .5mg and if needed Atavin .5mg. Well I have been ... just keep pushing thru them. I am still taking the Xanax XR also, I just feel that this is alot of meds. Doctor...
    ... You are not considered on a "permanent" med, b/c Xanax is a take as needed med. That is why you will have...
    ... Jackie, I was taking Xanax XR as well. We spoke a few times. I have found that...
    ... ocdengineer- I asked my doctor the other day about going on xanax not the xr and she didn't want me to go on them because ... guessing this is another side effect. I took the xanax xr as soon as I got up it's starting to kick in. ...

  42. getting panic atttacks out of nowwhere!
    ... after trying 4 different kinds of meds I am now on Xanax XR .5mg and trying yet again Effexor. Maybe you need...

  43. Went to ER Sunday a.m. !! Still Scared.
    ... haven't ever gone to er but had times before having my xanax that I almost went. Are you under doctor's care ... and haven't they prescribed to some xanax or something to take for when an attack hits you like ... you have attacks that bad you definetly need to have xanax or something around. Good luck...
    ... tell. I am taking a beta blocker and Lexapro and Xanax as needed. Good luck at your Dr.'s tomorrow, I hope...
    ... far so I am sure you will too. I use Atenonol and Xanax when I have an episode and the last one was last week...

  44. I feel like a crazy person... Anyone else?
    ... dying. Ask your doctor to put you on low dose of xanax to help provide you some relief. Please, please...
    ... will work with you to find you something that does. Xanax helps to for immediate relief...but once on the Lex...

  45. Question about my XanaX
    ... No. Xanax should take effect within 15-20 minutes of having...
    ... sometimes go ahead and take 2 which is 1.0mg for me. Xanax works in around 15 minutes and last for up to about...
    ... what i mean by no change is that the xanax I have is not helping me with my panic attacks , I...
    ... Hi~ I currently take .25mg of xanax as needed. It is a low dose but it works for me. I...
    ... anxiety myself and leave it too long before I take the xanax and it takes an hour to work. the effects only last ... can either get a higher dose maybe .50mg or try the xanax xr. Has anyone tried the xanax slow release. I...

  46. Anxiety and flying
    ... always fly to the same place? Have you already tried Xanax ? Have you always had problems with flying, or only...
    ... a good plan. I've never tried Klonipin, but take Xanax when I'm going to fly. One time we were returning ... panic when the window shades were closed. I took a Xanax and then was OK. Hope the Klonipin works for you...

  47. Ok everyone, need some advice....
    ... least, the very least, two weeks. She has given me Xanax to take twice a day as needed, but if I take it, I ... "m out for sure. Yesterday I took my Xanax because I felt anxious and I was asleep all day. ...
    ... listen to your doctor on this one. If you take the Xanax for a couple days they won't make you tired anymore ... happens. Seriously though, if you can take the Xanax 2 times a day once in the morning and once around...
    ... panic attacks - I was put on an anti-depressant and xanax . Long story short............. By the time I...
    ... times, but not as bad as before. I haven't had a Xanax in 4 days, so it must be a little better. I get spurts...

  48. Insomnia causing anxiety
    ... because this is so new. My Dr. had prescribed me xanax .25 (the lowest dose) before a procedure, and told...
    ... think it was a good idea for the dr to put you on Xanax for "occasional" use since that drug is highly addictive...
    ... again. I went to the Dr. today and he gave me some Xanax 1mg plus some samples of ambien and lunesta. I had ... been taking the xanax .5 for anxiety at night but it wasn't really helping ... work, so I didn't ask... Am I supposed to take the xanax w/ the sleeping med? Anyone know??...

  49. Klonopin Withdrawal
    ... the addictive side is creeping back in. I am on Xanax long term for anxiety dissorder, and I tried to quit...

  50. PLZ HELP I am new and have questions about Lexapro Zanax & Klonazepam!
    ... forget it, knowing it was needed. The same goes for Xanax and other meds of it's kind. My Medical report states ... I have a 13 yr DEPENDENCY on Xanax , so when I have had to have Surgery, they see my chart ... only thing I don't understand is why you are taking Xanax AND Klonapin? they are basically the same thing. ...
    ... it that your meds are Not working. If Klonopin and xanax are the SAME , there is NO reason to take both, esp ... try ProGest twice daily by Emerita. Keep taking the xanax every other day for a couple weeks, then every three...
    ... :) I would suggest you do NOT go off your Xanax or Klonapin by yourself, the withdrawal symptoms include...

  51. So Full of Anxiety..
    ... what I have found helped me. First of all I take Xanax every day to eleiminate the anxiety and by eliminating ... anything else. So in essence, what worked for me was Xanax and meditation. I have been feeling pretty good for ... of people on this site have very similar issues and Xanax has also helped them. Good luck.:)...

  52. Anxiety fading but now chest pains
    ... it turned out to be a panic attack. Now that I'm on xanax and my anxiety is under control my chest pain hasn...

  53. Dizzy spells
    ... weeks and he says that it is just my anxiety. I have xanax .25mg, does little, he tried to put me on Efexor and...

  54. antibiotic increased my anxiety
    ... 3. omnicef - wasnt bad cause i started taking xanax . I dont know if it was just my levels of stress...
    ... into my body that I don't completely trust. I take Xanax now, and I am not going to lie, that first pill caused...

  55. Would this help???
    ... gentle drugs like celexa or zoloft and low dosage of xanax to have on hand for panic attacks. If the meds...
    ... what you are going through - been there done that. Xanax is my savior. Hoping for peace for you....
    ... one that works best. In my case I never did until Xanax . It has pretty much eliminated my anxiety entirely...

  56. advise on meds am at wits end
    ... My doc. has me on a very mild dose of Xanax 0.5mg. What I like about it is it calms me down ...

  57. I'm Having Horrible Effects From First Lexapro...
    ... something for them when you went today. Mine gave me Xanax until the Lexapro kicks in, to help with the anxiety...
    ... I doubt he would've prescribed me something like xanax , just because he's a regular doctor and I've heard ... told me he's reluctant about giving me a benzo (like xanax ) because I'm young and it's addictive. But he told...
    ... Xanax made me very anxious when I first started taking it...
    ... Xanax made me very anxious when I first started taking it ... the full affect. Good luck. Man, that is a lot of Xanax to start with. Why did your doctor prescribe so much...
    ... medicine, it was very minimal. Now remember, I also have Xanax to take, which HELPS big time. Also, I had started ... hurts really bad. I'm very hot too. I took a half a Xanax so hopefully it will calm it down a little. I kind ... call your Dr. and ask them to give you some Ativan or Xanax for a week or two to help you get thru the side effects...
    ... don't like going, to be honest, and I have to take a Xanax before I go. I feel like it's a huge waste of my...

  58. Just need someone to reassure me, PLEASE !
    ... good old anxiety trick!! Maybe you should take more xanax . Perhaps the 1/2 pill is not enough. I am here to...
    ... doctor and that is the Lord Almighty. I take 1mg of Xanax or Ativan and it helps immediately. I can assure...

  59. NEED To STOP CELEXA not helping anxiety- want to restart BUSPAR any advice?
    ... Mart $4.00 a month prescription list. Considering my Xanax XR costs $235.a month from the same store I’m trying...
    ... is very cheap, have you considered taking regular xanax a friend takes it and its only about $15/month also...
    ... here. If anxiety is what you want to get rid of then Xanax , Klonopin, or another long term Benzo is your best ... this board all the time. LOL. Anyway, I take only Xanax and it knocked down the anxiety enough that I can...

  60. anyone else have this
    ... post-partem hormonal changes. He promptly gave me Xanax XR and it was like magic....never happened again....
    ... over and I was able to get to my car and pop some Xanax . Whew! I hate it when it comes on at the least opportune...
    ... get diagnosed and they'll prescribe hopefully some xanax to have on hand and probably put you on an antidepressant...

  61. Anxiety???
    ... have bad luck finding one that helps. I like the Xanax , but it does nothing for the depression, and as soon...
    ... tomorrow for T-giving dinner. Yes, I will make sure the xanax and a bottle of wine is close at hand because I am...

  62. Should I start medication?
    ... any medication you take. Personally, I have found Xanax to work the best with the least amount of side effects...

  63. Going to Sleep...
    ... happens I am so depressed and sad. When I take Xanax I fall sleep faster and sleep better. When I get anxiety...

  64. Please explain this to me,
    ... usually goes away after I take my morning dose of Xanax and Prilosec. since taking Xanax the stomach pains...
    ... before you find a good one. I would look into the Xanax , especially since I definitely had major stomach pain ... morning and it was strictly as a result of anxiety and Xanax completely eliminated that. It is nive to wake up...

  65. Here again,,at 6am
    ... board again at 6 am..The meds the doc put me on wed xanax and procaz seemed to do wonders for my anxiety but...
    ... thing I found that owkred for my anxiety is straight Xanax . A lost of doctors are against long term use of Xanax ... some of it is scary, so be prepared to read about Xanax addiction etc. It is a fact that you may become dependent ... on Xanax , but anxiety dissorder is a life long problem, so ... life long treatment. Everyone is different, but the Xanax has and is still working very well for me for the...
    ... go to sleep. It is driving me crazy. I am taking Xanax , tried Zoloft for a few days, but was feeling horribly...

  66. HELP!! Anxiety bad - Zoloft?
    ... Personally, the only drug that helps me at all is Xanax and it has its problems as well. It is addictive ... eliminates the majority of my anxiety. I would avoid the Xanax XR version though, it makes claims to last 24 hours...
    ... just read another post where you said you were taking Xanax ? Did that not work for your anxiety or did you decide...
    ... I took a Xanax today. No it has not helped me since taking it. ...
    ... all day - I had to quit after only 2 weeks. If the xanax isn't even helping you with the effects then most...
    ... take the Zoloft anymore, too hard, even with the darn Xanax . I don't think it should be that hard on the first ... you on anything else Tori, or just the Atenolol and Xanax ? I think I will try the Lexapro one more time, and...
    ... anyway, normally with just the atenolol 25mg and xanax 0.5mg 4x daily my bp stays within ok ranges even if ... adjusted to the lower bp caused by the mix of the bb and xanax . Before the xanax I was on buspar and it lowered my...

  67. Anxiety & IBS
    ... IBS with my anxiety and many other disorders. :) Xanax works awesome for it, have you ever tried it? It...
    ... is horrible. I totally agree with Miche31 that Xanax is the cure for the stomach issues. It totally eliminates...

  68. Zanax Tolerance
    ... All, I am curious how many people have taken Xanax long term and whether they experienced a need to increase ... so I spoke with my doctor and bumped up to 2mg of Xanax XR, the extended release type. At first I noticed ... Anyway, now I am at 3.5 months still taking the Xanax XR version and it is 3:41PM about 1 hour and 20 minutes ... have been taking it earlier in the day so the lack of Xanax at night is higher. My doctor said I could take up...
    ... The problem is, Xanax alone probably won't solve all your problems. You ... counseling/or any other form of therapy (CBT, etc.). Xanax is a great drug for anxiety - but, you can't rely...
    ... Hi, I think we've talked before. I don't take Xanax any more, but when I did I took it everyday for 7 ... feeling anxious, but when he put them back on the reg Xanax and just split the 2MG dose up though out the course...
    ... your building wont hold together long.. so think of xanax as the nails and CBT as the hammer.....
    ... stomach related and CBT could not help me control that. Xanax completely gets rid of the stomach problems which ... into mediation and switch to the regular version of Xanax . Thanks!...
    ... I was on this same trail as you.....kept upping my xanax over a period of a few months and I became worried ... ! A new psychiatrist suggested I leave the xanax dose the same and add a small amount of Prozac (starting ... was skeptical...but within six weeks I had cut my Xanax by half and I finally let it go altogether about 4 ... months after starting Prozac. I now take the regular Xanax on an as needed basis...which is maybe once a week...
    ... After changing to Xanax XR I must say I had better imediate results with generic ... thought it would be temporary. I asked my doctor about Xanax XR and he prescribed 2mg twice a day. It seems to ... cause anxiety? I was hoping for better results with Xanax XR I hope it improves after time. I won’t go above ... treat. I would say if you never tried regular Xanax or Alprozalam. its worth a try. Good luck...
    ... less stressed/anxious when you were on the regular xanax 4x daily. Both my psych and my pharmacist told me ... depression and ocd. I'm in therapy now and taking only xanax 0.5mg 4x daily and for me it is working wonders! No ... ever helped relieve my anxiety, panic and ocd like xanax and if it means long term use and increased dosing...
    ... agree. I started taking an extra .5 mg of regular Xanax at night before bed and that helped a lot. I am going ... or 2 mg of XR is not equivalent to 2 mg of regular Xanax . Thanks all for the responses....
    ... wondered if you have anyting else for sleep? to me taking xanax or another other short half life benzo would be a ... me it wouldn't have worked....I had to KNOW i had a xanax with me, but didn't always have to take one.kj...
    ... Melatonin to help sleep however that evening dose of Xanax usually knocks me right out and I usually wake up ... it works extremelly well. Probably better than the Xanax . Take care....
    ... Hi, I'm new here. Just found this site. I took Xanax for about a year, but then changed to Klonopin. I...
    ... anxiety between doses? I am curious because I take Xanax and as you know it has a very short lived effect. ... muscles. I write this as my stomach is clenched. The Xanax helps a lot, but I am slowly starting to feel more ... anxiety, so I am going to switch from Xanax XR to the regular. I am just curious about the Klonopin...
    ... take Klonopin was because I was severely addicted to xanax and would abuse it. After getting over the xanax and ... don't feel I have to count my pills like I did with xanax to see if I could take any extra on a particular day ... feeling in my stomach. Klonopin does last longer than xanax . I found that helps. Do you take any other meds...
    ... at all. That is what we are here for. I take only Xanax and 2 mg per day of the XR version. I am switching ... me. The reason for this post was to find out how Xanax works long term and if a tolerance has been seen by ... curious to see how you ended up addicted and how much Xanax you were taking at the time. I am still a reserved ... from time to time especially with the XR version of Xanax . It just doesn't pack the punch that the regular...
    ... I have taken .5mg Xanax (brand name) for 16 years for esophageal spasms. ... I cannot speak for anyone other than myself, but Xanax tolerance or addiction has not been an issue for me...
    ... When I was on xanax , I was also taking pain killers. Pain killers give ... me energy and xanax would calm me down. I abused any med I took at that...
    ... things about Klonopin and how it lasts longer than Xanax , so that is probably helpful for hte addictive personality...
    ... effects of the benzodiazepine drug group which includes Xanax , Ativan, Klonopin, Valium, etc. Good luck....
    ... lot of people on this board that have been taking Xanax for many many years some of them 10's of years with...
    ... I was moved from Xanax to Klonipin by my health care provider. His explaination ... look at this medication as a sine wave, when you take Xanax , you have a rapid intake, it peaks and then a rather ... provide any information on the tolerance issue of Xanax , but I can see that it may be a problem for many people...
    ... lot of people on this board that have been taking Xanax for many many years some of them 10's of years with ... really drug effects. Also, some people do not take Xanax everyday. Using on an "as needed" basis can stave...
    ... I went off wellbutrin and started xanax as needed. It seems to be working but I have gained ... sure if it is from going off the wellbutrin or the xanax . My doctor said xanax is weight neutral. Has anybody...
    ... I went off wellbutrin and started xanax as needed. It seems to be working but I have gained ... sure if it is from going off the wellbutrin or the xanax . My doctor said xanax is weight neutral. Has anybody...

  69. trouble making decisions?
    ... through the side effects of the SSRI, so I only tkae Xanax and it works well for me. So, in conclusion,...

  70. xanax for life?
    ... I am in the same boat. Xanax is the only drug that works for me and it really helps ... little anxiety. Anyone else still have rough days on Xanax and if so, does it go away, or does it escalate? ...
    ... i fear ill be dependant on xanax the rest of my life. I like the medication but people ... it is. I feel like its a life saver. I was on Xanax for about 10 years. I'm off now, my daily panic attacks ... many years of them, I also had severe social anxiety. xanax was truly a life saver for me. Xanax wasn't out yet ... on Valium and still having panic attacks. So when Xanax came out I was scared to death to try it. But I could ... anxiety run in our family. My brother has been on Xanax 20, yes 20, years for severe social anxiety and panic ... extra if he's having ALOT of anxiety. I'm so pro Xanax as long as it's not abused. So please don't worry ... s like SO WHAT? he has a high quality of life with xanax that he wouldn't have had without it. kj...
    ... normally. An anxiety sufferer might be dependent on Xanax for years to live a better quality of life. Why is...

  71. Switching from Zoloft to Lexapro
    ... problems, at first. I could not sleep well, so I took a Xanax , and still had troubles. I think I was so anxious...
    ... so anxious and agitated. I ended up taking another Xanax and it has helped, but I'm mostly tired now. Now...

  72. Help me please.............
    ... through a bad panic attack. As another post said, xanax will only get you so far. Good luck...
    ... and helps to keep the panic attacks at bay. I have Xanax on hand just in case I do start a panic attack. One...

  73. Does anyone worry about their health and heart obsessively?
    ... normal heartbeat I would pay a million bucks. I am on xanax as needed. But I would love to take a daily med for...
    ... a year ago..i have not had an attack since then... xanax can be good for as needed but i def, recommend zoloft...
    ... I know that down the road will get better. I take Xanax as needed, which is daily right now, but tonight I ... slightly better, :) Take something other than the Xanax , you and I can go through this together. There are ... nice to talk to them and know we're not alone. The Xanax calms my panic, but almost does nothing for my depression...

  74. Is it ok to take ativan with atenolol?
    ... atenolol and xanax daily here.. no problems at all...
    ... I also take atenolol and xanax with no problems. Tori...

  75. Anyone know the difference between Zoloft and Lexapro?
    ... I am currently taking Inderal for my tachy/svt and Xanax for anxiety. (Also, worried about the interaction...
    ... Zoloft side effects. It will definetely help. I take Xanax because Ativan didn't help me, in fact, Ativan just ... might want to mention it to your Dr. about trying Xanax if the Ativan doesn't help. They both work great...
    ... will, but that I need, and you too, need to take the Xanax or Ativan for a few weeks at least, till the side ... time too, which is a combination of the beta blocker, Xanax , anxiety and depression. You crack me up, because...