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  1. Do you feel symptoms even when things are good?
    ... part I am feeling pretty good with taking Lexapro and Xanax when needed. My anxiety manifests itself in the...

  2. Suffuring with Anxiety for 3 Years, My Story.
    ... other med which is a valium type generally known as xanax valium type meds help you to adjust to any new antidepresa ... nt, you may consider trying the celexa again xanax on its own will help you to get out and do things...

  3. vague feeling caused by extreem anxiety
    ... effect as what you describe. :) I also have Xanax (benzo's) for anxiety but I do not want to take that ... control it for the majority of the time. I only take the xanax for situations I feel 'trapped' in. For sure it takes...

  4. medicine question
    ... Ativan is in the Valium family-so is Klonopin and Xanax . Ativan has been a lifesaver for me~and it definitely...

  5. xanax and caffeine
    ... be the best person to answer this...but when I took Xanax I drank at least 3 cups of coffee or tea every single...
    ... in small amounts to see if it would matter with the xanax ... no difference i mean i am sure if i had like ... of cola does nothing to up my anxiety when i am on xanax .. but anyway to answer your question no i dont ... think there is anything wrong with taking a xanax when you have had coffee.. if there was i am sure ... label... only food i know of that is a big No-No with xanax is grapefruit.. (and alcohol... but thats a given...
    ... about Grapefruit that increases the effect of the Xanax . When I was taking it there was a warning lable...
    ... I take Xanax and drink lots of coffee! They seem to like each...
    ... I just took 1/2 of my 0.5 mg xanax and made my coffee for the morning. The coffee doesn ... 't make a difference for me either. The xanax still works wonderfully!! :)...
    ... When I drink coffee and have a xanax it doesn't really do anything weird. I have anxiety ... with caffeine and if I have too much caffeine all a xanax will do is take that away. Funny about the grapefruit...

  6. Please help, I'm scared!
    ... and sugar are bad contributors to anxiety but since xanax would calm me down, I tried my own invented diet....

  7. zoloft with valium
    ... zoloft and valium.The artical said you could take xanax with zoloft.I wonder what is the difference between ... valium and xanax ???Does anyone take valium and zoloft? Thank you ...
    ... zoloft and the valium and put me back on Paxil with xanax . I recently switched to taking zoloft, but I was afraid ... but this time, it was amazing.. I felt great! I take xanax along with it, and don't feel at all like I did when...
    ... anxiety/depression... I have been taking Lexapro with Xanax for years and years, with no problems... Unfortunately...

  8. New here
    ... diagnosed me with GERD and tachycardia and prescribed me Xanax .25 mg WHEN NEEDED. Personally, I don't think that...
    ... more effective ways of calming and relaxing yourself xanax is useful but ask doc about upping the dose stay...

  9. Help with Anxiety
    ... now I am able to deal with it and haven't taken a Xanax in a very long time. I just deal with the feelings...
    ... have to talk to your Doc about a med like ativan or xanax to help when your anxiety gets really bad. But BEWARE...

  10. Health anxiety.....
    ... are not a pain!!!! Btw, did you ever take anymore Xanax ? You sound like you are just endlessly in a panic...
    ... renotalone Thanks for your reply.... I couldn't take the xanax although I did try,, just didn't agree with me. But...
    ... I am better mostly than I was six months ago (with Xanax and Prevacid). I've tried to analyze trigger points...

  11. I've decided I want my freedom back NOW!
    ... I have been taking Xanax and Prevacid. They have both helped considerably...

  12. valium vs klons vs loranzapam vs xanax
    ... the smallest dose it made me feel like a zombie. Xanax ...at a very small dose was the only thing that ever...
    ... Do some research online about it before. I took xanax and it was habit forming. I think an antidepressant...
    ... Hello! I've taken Xanax for my anxiety/panick disorder and it did nothing...

  13. Anxiety/med questions
    ... med to go on. I've heard good and bad things about Xanax . A couple of meds my friends have recommended are ... Klonopin and Celexa. I thought something like Xanax would be good because I could just take it when needed...
    ... blocker so I am happy with it. I have only been on xanax a few days but can already tell I am getting better...
    ... the heart and other anxiety problems including gerd xanax and klonapin are valium type meds and help a lot ...
    ... that my MD tried me on made me very depressed. The Xanax when I need it is helping so I decided to stay on ... problems. Do most MDs allow you to just take the Xanax even though they say it can be addictive? It's really...

  14. How do I stop XANAX after 3 months HELP?
    ... i actually take them for a week and quit but with xanax i have continued to use but it just doenst do a thing...
    ... Please be cautious coming off this medication. .5mg of Xanax is equal to 10mg of Valium. About 70% of people on...
    ... super anxiety its just crazy, anyway i had to take a xanax , i guess i will hav eto start getting of them slowly ... I a not sure if i should just wait and get off the xanax first, aghh...
    ... .5mg of xanax does not equal 10mg of valium.. it equals 5mg of valium ... are similar, but you can't say that because .5mg of xanax =5mg of valium that .5mg automatically becomes a "high ... dose". 10mg of xanax per day is the maximum amount currently allowed to ... medicine's (that your taking.. so in this instance, Xanax ) minimum and maximum doses when you're gauging what ... dose you're taking --either small or large.... In Xanax 's case. .5mg is on the lower side of dosing. Always...
    ... Guys i took teh xanax about 3 hrs ago and am still super anxious i took...
    ... Guys i took teh xanax about 3 hrs ago and am still super anxious i took...
    ... differently to a drug. I have been taking .5 mg of Xanax daily divided into two doses. For two days, I did ... problems. I don't know if it is the trazadone or the xanax is causing these symptoms....

  15. Very Depressed...my issues are interfering with my marriage now.
    ... i try to tell myself this. I was given zoloft and xanax and have yet to try them...due to hearing and reading...
    ... and the thought of it freaks me out. My doc gave me Xanax a few years ago when I was diagnosed with anxiety ... crappy, so I quit taking them. You could try the Xanax though, just when you have to to get thru a tough...

  16. XANAX and Worst anxiety hours after taking it
    ... psychiatrists now agree is useless for anxiety your xanax dose is low but it seems that xanax isnt the benzo...
    ... lol., but she doesnt belive in benzos liek ativan or xanax for anxiety she says that they are highly addictive...
    ... i am not sure how to stop teh xanax , i mean i have been taking it as needed basis but...
    ... i am not sure how to stop teh xanax , i mean i have been taking it as needed basis but...
    ... at all, but now i have to fure out how to stop the xanax , i wont take it over the weekend to see if i can stop...
    ... chest is tight but i a trying to hold off on taking xanax , because I think I may be addicted to this med, I...

  17. starting Zoloft... help! questions!
    ... meds i have to take.. i already take 1 to 1.5mg of xanax daily to keep my anxiety in check.. but after doing ... anxiety.. and i feel i am doing just fine with the xanax to control my anxiety.. but i know i need to be on...

  18. Ativan/is this okay?
    ... being a mom brings. My question.....I have a bottle of Xanax (.25mg-low dose) that I never had the courage to try ... . Would it be helpful/safe to take a Xanax "with" my Ativan on those hairy days that I need something ... anyone has taken these together~please fill me in. Xanax seems to be the one that most people say is "addictive...
    ... ativan and xanax are both valium type meds and often taken together...
    ... ativan and xanax are both short acting similar benzodiazepines. they ... dose as i did. what you need is more ativan, not xanax . they are both equally addicting so be careful....
    ... lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine, and as such, it addictive. Xanax (alprazolam) is just as addictive -- they all are...
    ... ok and some not to mix the Ativan with a low dose Xanax . I have tried increasing the Ativan on "hairy" days ... worked~BUT~I keep reading that for anxiety(panic) that Xanax is the best. And truth is I have a large bottle that ... stuck with it~but I thought the addition of LOW DOSE Xanax would be a good combo to use only as needed because ... the Xanax runs thru the system faster and if I only used it...
    ... Hello. Ativan is just as addictive as Xanax , and I personally wouldn't take 2 benzo's together ... can take an antidepressant in combo with ativan or xanax but not 2 benzo's together. Just be careful, because...
    ... not sure I agree about Ativan being as addictive as Xanax . Reason being is that Xanax runs thru the system in ... 1 mg is fine for me. Most posters here claim that Xanax is best-BUT-easy to get hooked to. I have not heard ... together either~didn't know if I should or not? The Xanax I have is low dose(.25 mg). Maybe I should take it...

  19. Xanax...is this safe?
    ... i dont think to many ppl have side effects with xanax .. The only side effect i have ever had was a little...
    ... xanax is one of many valium type meds and is safe if prescribed ... these meds, especially when first starting one xanax sadly has a bad reputation, as its popular with those ... continually see these people who have excuses and ask for xanax for this reason, genuine anxiety sufferers perhaps...
    ... I have been using Xanax for a severe panic disorder. It is a sedative and...
    ... Xanax is very safe and has been in use for years and years ... have never experienced nor heard anything bad about Xanax , except of course for the addition potential, but...
    ... of anxiety sufferers who have taken high doses of xanax daily for about 20 years and show no signs of any ... of any health damage shown to have been caused by xanax ?...

  20. New here and Xanax question
    ... you were off and on? What are your docs thoughts on Xanax or benzos? Did they offer it or did you ask for it...
    ... maybe normal for your Doctor...they're all different. Xanax was the only thing that every helped me, so I always ... you taking once a day? Did the Doctor give you the Xanax at the same time he gave you the Effexor? If he did...
    ... if you take xanax every day, most people build up a tolerance to it ... addiction. if not, another story. about the refills, xanax is a controlled substance and in alot of states, including...

  21. Does anxiety last forever-symptoms here since October!
    ... i was prescribed zoloft and xanax ..neither of which i've tried yet.....for some reason...
    ... all the aforesaid mentioned :D ), I take 3 mgs. of Xanax a day and I do just fine. Now......without the Xanax ... fall apart. I could not keep it glued together. Xanax has been a lifesaver....
    ... Keep in mind, these are the symptoms BEFORE I take a Xanax which always relieves them....
    ... all the aforesaid mentioned :D ), I take 3 mgs. of Xanax a day and I do just fine. Now......without the Xanax ... fall apart. I could not keep it glued together. Xanax has been a lifesaver. Wow! I had a blind dog and ... life you describe, it's no wonder you have anxiety. Xanax has been a lifesaver for me also, but I take about...

  22. Medication....
    ... anxiety meds, preferably a low low dosage as needed of xanax , because I am reaching the end of my rope. what is ... even knoe if cardiologists can prescribe things like xanax . Help! What should I do?...

  23. Anti-Psychotic Medications??????
    ... since been seeing a Pdoc. I initially wanted off my Xanax - 1 1/2 mgs. per day for 2 years. The Pdoc not only...
    ... recall, I was also pretty concerned with having to take Xanax all day every day, so that was my main reason for ... thought 6 months ago that i would be here. I still take Xanax sometimes, but it's more like 3 a week rather than ... I would be fine, but I still get nervous and pop a Xanax so i can enjoy my time out without any worries. ...
    ... through social situations now and rely less on your Xanax . I can see you getting to the point of only carrying ... one with you "just in case." Did you go through any xanax withdrawals? I mean did you find that one day you...
    ... had a problem that when I used my daily alotment of Xanax , sometimes I would find myself unable to sleep and ... needing a Xanax but unable to take one since I used my prescribed...
    ... you? As far as it being prescribed as a sleep aid, Xanax works just as well, and since you know you don't have ... problems with Xanax , why wouldn't he just up your dosage so that you could...
    ... through social situations now and rely less on your Xanax . I can see you getting to the point of only carrying ... one with you "just in case." Did you go through any xanax withdrawals? I mean did you find that one day you ... really bothersome. I also have never experienced any Xanax withdrawals at all. I am lucky I guess, i have a pretty ... me. Of course they say at less than 2 mgs a day of Xanax most people aren't at risk for withdrawals. Yes, I...
    ... hi guys, i also take xanax and the doc added seroquil but after doing reserach...

  24. Anxiety!!
    ... 14 years for this problem. Now, I keep a couple of Xanax in my purse for emergencies and it helps me to know...

  25. Horrible symptoms! Anyone else?
    ... disorders, almost anything can happen. I've been taking Xanax and it really helps, but there have been times when...

  26. Kicking the habit
    ... and are mistaken as aftereffects of the AD the xanax ix useful, carry a few tablets with you whenever out...
    ... about 6 weeks until I felt okay again. I still take Xanax as needed (not every day...maybe once, twice a week...

  27. Breathing "trouble"/breath catching
    ... find out if it was anxiety related, I took 1mg of Xanax 3 times a day. Although I was very sleeping from...
    ... isn't there when I am distracted. I just started .25 xanax 3x a day and zoloft, so maybe that will start helping...

  28. zoloft hasn't kicked in yet?????
    ... keeping the zoloft from working?I weaned myself off xanax . I may have to go back to them if I don,t get passed...
    ... keeping the zoloft from working?I weaned myself off xanax . I may have to go back to them if I don,t get passed...
    ... be upped later, no you cant stop it from working, xanax goes well with it...

  29. i think i got a bad batch of xanax...
    ... i just filled a new script for xanax (generic) and it is not working at all.. i noticed...

  30. Please help
    ... preferably some type of antianxiety medicine like Xanax or Valium. I guess it's not as easy to get in the...
    ... you won't be able to keep it under control. I have Xanax for those times. It's been 10 years in dealing with...

  31. Xanax Question
    ... guess....I have nothing but good things to say about Xanax , but I also know that it's not right for everyone ... . I took Xanax , the same dose you take...I took it twice a day though...
    ... seriously never leave the house without putting some Xanax in my pocket. IMO, I dont see the big deal in taking...
    ... I take Xanax on an "as needed" basis which averages out to about ... day leading up to it, I was very tempted to take the Xanax just to head off any potential negative reaction. ... like Graciecat's suggestion of perhaps not taking the Xanax first thing in the morning and holding off until just ... are feeling anxious. That's the best thing about Xanax . . . it works very fast. That being said, I certainly...
    ... great...no need to feel guilty or worried about the Xanax ....
    ... i was prescribed xanax ...haven't taken one yet...but was curious....my main ... do any of you have these and are these 'cured' with xanaX ?...
    ... lightheadedness and racing heart are caused by anxiety, Xanax would definitely make you feel better, temporarily...

  32. panic disorder and gad symptoms
    ... Valium would be great. I take Xanax and I think that would be great too. There's also ... drugged feeling. Does that make sense? When I take Xanax for anxiety, I still am very clear-headed, but calmer...
    ... as effective for all types of anxiety disorders as Xanax and Klonopin. Ofcourse people have there personal...
    ... To my understanding, valium is better for GAD and xanax for panic disorder....
    ... To my understanding, valium is better for GAD and xanax for panic disorder. In 96' there was a good study ... done comparing Valium and Xanax in the treatment of pd. Valium proved to be just as...
    ... GAD and the racing heart, etc. of panic attacks, and Xanax is great for both. If racing heart is your main trouble...

  33. GABA vs Valerian Root
    ... apparent reason) so my NEW doctor put me on Lexapro and Xanax . For some weird reason Lexapro this time around started ... recently taken myself off of it. I am still using Xanax strictly on an as needed basis. The reason I want ... like... we shall see. If not I can stick with my Xanax script, but I'd rather use something that doesn't...

  34. Is it possible....??? Need advice!!!
    ... maybe you could ask your doctor for a benzo, like Xanax or Valium. I personally think Xanax has been my life...

  35. Finally Perscribed
    ... it is a benzo like xanax or valium... thats all i know about... i have...
    ... stomach and what not.. when i take my first dose of xanax in the morning with no food in my stomach i feel it ... remember having a little buzz when i first started taking xanax .. it only lasted for about a week when i first started...

  36. Driving is no fun anymore!!!!
    ... chew some gum. As for the anxiety...I have to take Xanax when it gets really bad and I have trouble driving...
    ... people). I now have a refillable prescription for Xanax , and I keep them in my purse always, just in case...

  37. Anxiety & High Blood Pressure
    ... anxiety is the CAUSE of high blood pressure. If it is a Xanax from time to time would be a better alerternative...

  38. Can anyone relate?
    ... take effexor xr 150 mgs and love it. I just started xanax also , only when needed. I hope the zoloft helps...
    ... any benzos to help you along with the Zoloft, like Xanax or Klonopin? If not, give your doctor a call. Often...

  39. Anxiety
    ... doctor finally said I could stop. Now, I just take Xanax as needed and it has helped me so much. I wanted ... doctor if you can take an antianxiety med with it, like Xanax , Klonopin, Ativan or Valium. Try to stay away from...

  40. Scared to go to DOC!
    ... The last time I had to go in for surgery, I took a Xanax . That's how I do it, if I have to. I'm sorry I can...

  41. !HELP HELP How to get over Fear of CHOKING?
    ... started to eat a little 3 days ago but i haveto take xanax to calm me down, i have never had this kind of anxiety...
    ... incedibly dizzy, i just ate soem rice had to take a xanax before eating but still felel nervous,anyway my labs...
    ... developed a phobia about eating solid food. If the Xanax is helping you, take it for awhile and make efforts...
    ... part of normal life, anyway I am taking a half of a xanax everytime i try to eat, i do get a bit nervous...

  42. New Job - Grrr!!!
    ... first time I have felt this since I started taking the Xanax . Very frustrated, mostly just want to leave this...
    ... are still going through this. I'm glad to hear the Xanax is helping a little...that's something, but your situation...

  43. Panic attacks triggered by performances - how can I make them go away?
    ... to be in front of an audience, I did have to take a Xanax so I wouldn't have a panic attack (we were on live...

  44. Natural remedies for Panic/Anxiety?
    ... throat. Not pleasant. Right now I take .12 of Xanax if I feel an attack coming on or .25 if I get a really...
    ... everthing I've tried, the best thing that I've used is Xanax as needed. I also employ the good breathing and relaxation ... panic. If I feel the panic coming on, I take a half a Xanax (.25 mg.) and I'm much better right away. I hope...

  45. Hey everyone hope your feeling good!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... been taking an increased dosage of Lexapro, and 1 Xanax (small dosage) every morning, and it seems to really...

  46. Allergy?
    ... take when my muscles are too tensed up. I also take Xanax when I feel too much anxiety. The only other thing...

  47. Anxiety
    ... I'll move on to my stronger medication and take a Xanax . That always does the trick. Oh, and I am cold all...

  48. Fainting or near fainting with anxiety?
    ... better right away. If it is really bad, I'll take a Xanax . I hope you find something that works :)...

  49. Xanax Tapering
    ... nazzy9999, First and foremost don't try to wean off the Xanax to quickly and don't do it without the help of your ... this is how...with my Doctors help I weaned off the Xanax . Just PLEASE keep in mind that this is just how I ... that someone on here as sucessfully weaned off of Xanax without problems....
    ... nazzy9999, First and foremost don't try to wean off the Xanax to quickly and don't do it without the help of your ... this is how...with my Doctors help I weaned off the Xanax . Just PLEASE keep in mind that this is just how I ... that someone on here as sucessfully weaned off of Xanax without problems. Thank you for your success story ... were answering, but I'm in the process of weaning off Xanax and your post was a real boost for me! I've been...
    ... were answering, but I'm in the process of weaning off Xanax and your post was a real boost for me! I've been...

  50. Has anyone tried hypnosis for anxiety and insomnia?
    ... sleeping pill...I know a lot of people do that. I take Xanax sometimes when I can't sleep. It wears off in about...

  51. Buspar for mild GAD and insomnia
    ... made me dizzy and edgy. I didn't like it. I take Xanax as needed for anxiety. My sister takes Ambien for...

  52. Xanax vs. Klonopin vs. Ativan
    ... anyone had an opinion to offer up?? Thanks!! :) Xanax because it works so fast. Actually valium works the...
    ... Xanax , it was the one and only thing that ever helped me...
    ... anxiety, not really as helpful for panic attacks. xanax is a good choice for anxiety sufferers and panic attacks ... . ativan is similar to xanax , just weaker... .5mg of xanax=1mg of ativan. klonopin...
    ... it taking affect. It also stops working sooner. Xanax takes about 20 minutes to take affect but it will ... longer acting. Valium takes about the same time as Xanax to take affect however it helps with multiple types ... is the quickest to get addicted to, ativan second, xanax third and valium fourth. He also told me valium is...
    ... Xanax has been great for me...I take it only as needed,...

  53. My Four-Year battle with Anxiety
    ... trycyclics...i.e. Tofranil...along, of course, with Xanax and the doc has just added Klonopin in an effort to ... get me off the Xanax . So, I wish the both of you luck...keep a positive...

  54. Ativan For Sleep?
    ... prescribed and you will be fine. I've been taking 1mg of Xanax every night and it helps me sleep. There is a big...
    ... times a day. .25 in the am and .25 in the pm. The xanax didn't agree with me. But the ativan has helped me...
    ... doctor, I think these drugs are very helpful. I take Xanax (similar to Ativan) once in awhile to help me sleep...

  55. can anyone help reassure doc opinion (long but please read)
    ... and pelvis ct last week. i'm on zoloft now 25mg with xanax in case of attack. havent' used one yet.. been on...
    ... I hated that feeling so the doctor switched me to xanax , I didn't liike that either because I got extremely...

  56. Lately :(
    ... lasted for a couple of months. At that time I was on Xanax so my doctor changed me to Klonopin. For me the Klonopin...

  57. Lexapro Question
    ... doubled my dosage. Go figure. He also prescribed Xanax , and he thinks that will combat the drowsiness a little...
    ... Thanks. He prescribed Xanax as well (although the Pharmacy gave me something else ... supposed to be the exact same thing b/c they did not have Xanax ). Anyway, I took 20mg of Lexapro yesterday and did ... started my usual morning anxiety routine, I took the Xanax substitute and it seemed to help. The day is just...
    ... I'm even asking this, just nosey I guess :D The " Xanax Substitue" that they gave you...is it Alprazolam by ... Because if it is then that's the generic version or Xanax . I took Xanax for years I started out with the ... are indeed taking Alprazolam then it's just generic Xanax ....
    ... It says on the bottle that it is a substitute for Xanax . I'll check later this evening and let you know....

  58. Anxiety and Panic Disorder
    ... about 13 years old, now in early 40's! I have been on Xanax off and on for many years, usually only taking it ... diabetes, hypertension, etc. It is likely I will be on Xanax or one of the benzos for the rest of my life. I am ... theadedness, not eating, etc.....the doc has me on .50mg of Xanax every 4 hours, and it seems as though it is not helping ... . Anyway, I see him on Monday.... Xanax is a great drug, however, it is very short acting ... every 4 hrs. He has suggested weaning me off the Xanax and onto Klonepin or Valium, which are longer acting ... My question to all, has anyone been on this much Xanax and still have anxiety/panic symptoms? And, has anyone ... been tapered off Xanax and put on another drug such as Klonepin or Valium...

  59. Test results
    ... It has goten better for the most part, I still need Xanax daily, but not near as debilitating as it use to be ... mention all of that stuff...Now I definetly take my Xanax as prescribed...I am back to a mess....Sorry and thanks...
    ... but nothing like before so i just hit it with some xanax and all is good.. oh the blood tests they are...

  60. What does dissociation feel like?
    ... be, but I am disappointed that I still have to take Xanax somewhat frequently. I don't think i was on Effexor ... ..I am anxious that I will get anxious, so I take Xanax more out of fear of fear than actual panic. I need...
    ... getting back to normal. I also tend to reach for a xanax to get rid of the anxiety instead of trying to work ... through it. But I'm not really scared to take the xanax , as long as what I am now taking works. If I have...
    ... from it but its really scarey! I'm still taking Xanax (.25mg) once a day too. I wish I could take it on...
    ... you'd have to worry since you are only taking .25 xanax once a day. I might ask about going up to 30 myself...
    ... you'd have to worry since you are only taking .25 xanax once a day. I might ask about going up to 30 myself...

  61. Tapering down from Xanax...
    ... feeling anxiety.. and the tendency to reach for a Xanax - perhaps if you went to the health food store and ... withdrawals (homeopathy) that does not interfere with xanax - it just may do the trick. You are on such a small ... just taper slowly - your body will tell you. The xanax is totally breakable - use a sharp knife if you have...
    ... vitamin combo? Oh, and does it interact at all with Xanax or other meds? Thanks!...
    ... currently tapering off ativan which is similar to xanax in that they are both fast acting and do not last...
    ... Dr's have given them about this. I've been taking Xanax daily at .25 mg. two or three times a day, depending ... afraid of withdrawals. Should I be? NEVER stop Xanax abruptly, especially after the time fram that you...
    ... Hi - I too am trying to taper off from xanax , down to 1.5mg. from 3mg. One thing I have heard...
    ... returned home from the Psychiatrist, and we discussed my Xanax . I, too, am currently taking 3mg daily, and still ... introduce Klonepin, as it is a longer acting drug than Xanax ...Xanax tends to act quickly but it's affect also ... feel better, taper by .50mg every 7-10 days off the Xanax . Three mg of Xanax is a pretty hefty dose, and to ... but under the close supervision of a physician. Xanax withdrawal is nothing to play around with, so take...
    ... ativan or klonopin) for 8 years and my husband was on xanax for 20 years and died addicted to it (not from it ... tell you it is almost impossible to direct taper off xanax . i have had alot of experience on my own and with ... as it lasts alot longer. it is also nothing like xanax and alot stronger. good luck p...
    ... ativan or klonopin) for 8 years and my husband was on xanax for 20 years and died addicted to it (not from it ... tell you it is almost impossible to direct taper off xanax . i have had alot of experience on my own and with ... as it lasts alot longer. it is also nothing like xanax and alot stronger. good luck p I'm sorry, I am ... am under the care of a Psychiatrist...have been on Xanax , which is a drug that you cannot just stop abruptly ... what you are saying is for me to first taper off the Xanax , then start the Klonopin? Please clarify for me what ... trying to tell me.....I hardly think that if the 3mg of Xanax is not holding me in check that I can taper off and...
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    ... now introducing Klonopin while I am still taking the Xanax , and slowly tapering off the Xanax as we increase...
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    ... help you with the anxiety. I have to take 2.5mg of xanax to feel better. I just take it once in a blue moon...
    ... be a combo of both but I'm getting really low on my xanax and I just refilled it! Hence why I asked for an alternativ...
    ... low dose. In 8 different studies conducted when xanax was in the trial stages, 5.6mg per day was shown to...
    ... you are fortunate to have a therapist to prescribe Xanax . They have become sought after street drugs like some ... narcotics & docs get Rx reviews off/on w/ their meds. Xanax is a hypnotic & smooth muscle relaxant that should...
    ... still worry about it and think that 1 mg a day of xanax is just not cutting it. Bulletienboard: thank...
    ... xanax is easy to build a tolerance to, after a couple of ... effective controlling the daily anxiety, you must use xanax for a breakthrough not a preventitive of daily anxiety...
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    ... Actually 1mg of Xanax is equal to 10mg of Valium, not 20mg. Which doesn...
    ... afraid of going back to him because of the amount of Xanax I had taken in the past 2 weeks. I mean, I have been...
    ... switched me to Lexapro and told me to take 1-2 mg of xanax a day as needed. I'm a little worried about Lexapro ... anxious right now, which stinks, because I'm out of xanax and I have it refilled at the pharmacy, but like I...
    ... give you a ride to the pharmacy so you can get the xanax ?...

  67. Xanax XR question
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  69. Help Zoloft making me crazy!!??!!??
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  71. Wellbutrin
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  73. Question about anxiety/panic attacks
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    ... them about once per month. Have been prescribed Xanax for this. I would like to find an healthy alternative ... suggestions?? I too have been prescribed recently Xanax and Paxil XR 12.5 recently for panic attacks and anxiety ... to this as well but what I found difficult with the xanax is that it affected me so much that I slurred my speech...
    ... can't seem to get out of. I'm not sure, but I think Xanax is similar because it works immediately. So, maybe...

  74. Cant take much more
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    ... be increased? Don't have such a mental battle with Xanax too. It might just help you. Don't feel like a failure...

  75. i'm trying to diagnose myself until all tests come back...
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