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  1. My story - ADD / Anxiety / Depersonalization 16th August 2006
    ... myself while in this bubble of confusion. I have taken Xanax for anxiety, and this makes me more depersonalized...

  2. What medication is good for adult ADD? 4th May 2006
    ... which I don't think is helping a bit. I was given Xanax to help with not being able to sleep and the anxiety...

  3. Afraid of ADD 3rd March 2006
    ... to do at this point. Maybe I could just ask about Xanax XR for anxiety for anxiety and Provigil for depression...

  4. Adderall & Xanax 27th February 2006
    ... Get off the Xanax ...nothing good about it....ther's too much other out...
    ... weeks now, and I'm fine on the days when I don't take xanax . As for other non benzo anti-anxiety meds, they...

  5. ADD with anxiety: how to medicate 14th February 2006
    ... about 24 hours, unlike the shorter acting benzo's, xanax with 12 hours....

  6. adderall can make me moody? 18th July 2005
    ... be going thru my system? no doctor will give me xanax . what else can i do?...
    ... be going thru my system? no doctor will give me xanax . what else can i do? I was on Adderall and...

  7. newbie: any feedback would be great :0) 28th June 2005
    ... definitely hasn't helped my anxiety. So my dr has put me on Xanax & wants to keep me on Adderall as well since it's ... your appetite. Also the anxiety got worse, but the Xanax has helped work that situation out. Anyway, good...

  8. Dexedrine and Xanax 3rd May 2005
    ... I don't know the answer to your question about Xanax ; your doctor would be the best one to tell you that...

  9. ADDERAL taken off Canadian market 21st February 2005
    ... are not CI like LSD and Roofies either... Vioxx , Xanax , Vicodin and such is considered safe too when not...

  10. Second day on adderall xr went to er with high bp and heartrate 25th January 2005
    ... They did a cardio test and it was ok. They gave me 2 xanax and the bp came down to 138 and hearrate to around...
    ... They did a cardio test and it was ok. They gave me 2 xanax and the bp came down to 138 and hearrate to around...
    ... your doctor would be willing to try this since the xanax worked so well for you. I believe it's an adjustment...

  11. ADDERALL, Wearing Off Trouble 5th December 2004
    ... 10 a.m. and when it wears off i have been taking a xanax at 1 mg to help with the anxiety... I still feel like...
    ... get them to work optimally for you. A full 1mg of Xanax ? That's alot. Does it knock you on your behind?...

  12. Concerta and really, really bad chest pain. 29th November 2004
    ... and does not respond to "panic attack" meds like xanax . I have been sent to the cardiologist, but so far...

  13. alcohol and Adderall XR 22nd August 2004
    ... interact badly in the way 2 depressents would (like xanax and alcohol which is potential deadly) I trust...

  14. Open up the time release Adderall caplet? 9th August 2004
    ... not as much for a few more hrs. I had to take some xanax to go to sleep which i still couldn't fall asleep ... awhile before then.I'm not sure the dosage of the xanax but it was 4 cubes and they were white.Anyway i woke ... up about 5 1/2 hrs later still with a nice xanax buzz,or grogginess,i don't know... So today i opened...

  15. Will the side affects get better? 5th August 2004
    ... understand or she does not comprehend it. I do take Xanax on occassion to help me cope with this so that my...

  16. overdose on adderall plz help 11th July 2004
    ... tequila because you're the man or like you popped a xanax ... That is a schedule II controlled substance and...

  17. Does Smoking help you Concentrate?? 15th June 2004
    ... drug of choice. whats yours? adderall? benadryl? xanax ? you are apposed to smoking a little bit of a plant...
    ... drug of choice. whats yours? adderall? benadryl? xanax ? you are apposed to smoking a little bit of a plant...
    ... a drug of choice. whats yours? adderall? benadryl? xanax ? you are apposed to smoking a little bit of a plant...

  18. Difficulties in Writing Papers 18th May 2004
    ... I go ahead and try it? I'm on 300 mgs wellbutrin, xanax and a maintenance med for addiction. Oh, he also...

  19. Tourette's Syndrome/ADHD 25th April 2004
    ... one drug for panic attacks is usually something like Xanax , (which is also an addictive drug), not Adderall....
    ... one drug for panic attacks is usually something like Xanax , (which is also an addictive drug), not Adderall....

  20. Do Suffer from Add?? 11th April 2004
    ... Prozac. If you were taking a benzodiazipene (like Xanax or Klonopin), they'd be more likely to effect your...

  21. Accomidations in the workplace 28th November 2003
    ... allowed to take medication and I am currently taking xanax .25mg, 40 mg of strattera, and 20 mg of lexapro. ...

  22. This is very scary, and very sad! 21st November 2003
    ... believe it was Prozac he was taking. I took Prozac and Xanax for a while and I know what they did to me as an adult...
    ... believe it was Prozac he was taking. I took Prozac and Xanax for a while and I know what they did to me as an adult...

  23. add and abuse 13th November 2003
    ... names. At one time it was wellbutrin, lithium, and xanax , now it's something else. I love my husband dearly...

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  1. Recovering Opiate Addict ~ 18 yrs old 15th November 2008
    ... through my own struggles to stop using Oxycodone and Xanax , even those dearest to my heart had to be put on hold...

  2. methadone detox 9th November 2008
    ... stuff all day.. do you guys think its bad to take xanax to help me sleep?? thanks for the help, and i'll keep...
    ... program that I requested from my Dr. she had me take xanax to help me sleep at night.. now I am not saying that...

  3. can someone please help me ,i need advice to ween off xanax and 2 others . 8th November 2008
    ... drugstore and they told me never stop the darvocets , xanax or depakote cold turkey so i had to start back on ... then 1 pill everyother day then stop now as for xanax i have no idea how to do them the drugstore said those ... before tuesday thats when my last pill runs out of xanax . sometimes i get so mad at drs they dont seem...
    ... have severe panic disorder and that i really need the xanax but the darvocets im weening off them and im calling ... darvocets i do not need i just have to ween off i been on xanax since 2006 and i went a whole week without once and ... seizures have become less but honest i do need the xanax i had a dr who wrote down i need them and i have a ... to either they at the er said if i cant get anymore xanax call 911 asap because of my seizures vickie...

  4. Tired of pills 4th November 2008
    ... and the after the ER visit they gave me only a few xanax (just enough to get me time to get an appt with my...

  5. Darvocet Addiction 31st October 2008
    ... What!!?? I take Darvocet and Xanax and have been known to mix them both with alcohol ... years old and did not do any drugs whatsoever. I take Xanax for panic attacks - something I had from the ages...

  6. Hydrocodone / Oxycodone / Alcohol... Time to stop!! Need support 26th October 2008
    ... As I worked my way off of Oxycodone and then from Xanax , I grew so much in myself. As the drugs lost their...

  7. Please, please read.. 24th October 2008
    ... prescription drugs over the net (Soma, Hydrocodone and Xanax ). For years this went on, and the money I had saved ... Norco and 8-10 Soma per day. I had to discontinue the Xanax because one of the online services did not deliver ... even realize it was from discontinuation from the Xanax , I was so disoriented, displaced and suffering from...

  8. aprozalam and vicodin withdrawls 15th October 2008
    ... short break, I then began the taper from the benzo ( Xanax ). O also tapered over a long period of time... 10...

  9. headaches from tapering? 7th October 2008
    ... but I did taper from first Oxycodone and then from Xanax . I can tell you that I had headaches throughout the...

  10. How I Beat A Horrible Oxycodone Addiction 2nd October 2008
    ... am also over a year now off the Oxycodone and the Xanax . Life is good free of the hold of the damn drugs,...

  11. Starting Sub with 2 week taper. Need advice/pep talk! 29th September 2008
    ... will need some ambien for sleep and somethig like Xanax or even Soma during the day to take the edge off....

  12. Withdrawal from Ambien 26th September 2008
    ... Hi! VALIUM!!I have been fighting with that one and Xanax and Ambien it seems my whole adult life. (I'll be...
    ... lives. What I take now that works GREAT is: 1/2mg of xanax and 2mg of Melatonin. But I feel there is an UPSPOKEN...
    ... you've now replaced one addictive med with another... xanax is one of the most addictive meds out there. So please...
    ... and now i am on 2 and am fine tapering off. Now xanax is one scary drug and so is ativan and i would not...
    ... xanax IS addicting but after over 20 years on it I think...

  13. Withdrawal from Benzo (Valium) 22nd September 2008
    ... Hi Looly I came off Xanax over the course of about 5 months or so. My starting ... opiates for some months and then began the taper from Xanax . I was tired of the whole thing and wanted it over...

  14. Looking for Help 22nd September 2008
    ... I have been here before, my xanax consumption has become the only thing I think about...
    ... We do not have to 'go away' to get off benzos like Xanax . What we need to do is understand is will be a long ... that wins this race. Unlike opiates, withdrawal from Xanax can only be slow and it can so be done. Each cut should ... when it is time. I do not know how often you take Xanax during the day. Come and share some more. We can ... get off Xanax , yes we can. There was no one in worse shape physically ... that no matter what the circumstances, getting off Xanax is truly a real doable thing. There is so much...

  15. Day three for me! Cold turkey. 13th September 2008
    ... involved with this. :( Been taking .25 mg to .50 mg of xanax to put myself to sleep in the evening or to just calm...
    ... start so hang in there and please be careful with the xanax it's very addictive also. I am praying for you. LOL...
    ... can't tell if I'm really getting any energy back. Xanax is all gone, so I'll be going it naturally and hopefully...

  16. Just looking to say it "out loud"... 13th September 2008
    ... we beagn a plan for me to taper off the opiates and Xanax . It was the beginning of the restoration of my life...

  17. Just started Suboxone 4 days ago don't want to get addicted 8th September 2008
    ... methadone. That was just another addiction,along with the Xanax . I mean why not just go ahead and do your d-o-c (drug ... continue getting high by abusing and mixing it with xanax ? That's exactly what I was doing so I got worse instead...

  18. Addiction and Shame PLEASE HELP!!!! 5th September 2008
    ... binges with Vicodin, Tylenol #3, Oxyconitn, Ultram, Xanax , just about anything I can get my hands on. I know...

  19. Buspar, anxiety, and recovery 4th September 2008
    ... because it doesn't work like Valium, Klonopin, or Xanax . I looked up info on the Internet regarding things...

  20. addicted to vicoprofen, someone please help!!!!! 4th September 2008
    ... knowing that I was "withdrawing" (Klonopin....similar to Xanax or Valium). I just thought I was feeling like shit...

  21. addicted to Percocet 3rd September 2008
    ... and sleeping at night any ideas. I take ambien and I xanax which has helped but I night I am soooo tired and...

  22. Need Advice on Valium -vs- Restoril 28th August 2008
    ... does is so low I could go into a seizure. I was on Xanax about 3 years ago and stopped cold turkey and ended...

  23. I need help - been on Hydros over 10 years... 21st August 2008
    ... potential. In my case, however, I had been taking Xanax on and off for years because of a SEVERE anxiety disorder ... (whole 'nother story). I did take the Xanax during the time of detox, but only a small amt. It...

  24. son again 17th August 2008
    ... some of you know my history with my 23 yr old and the xanax ....there's so much tell but I don't even have the...

  25. Day 2 of Detox 16th August 2008
    ... increased heartbeat, so I took some Immodium AD & a 0.5 mg Xanax that my friend said would help ease the withdrawals ... . I'd never taken Xanax before, so I didn't know what to expect, but I won...

  26. I love xanax. A little too much. Help! 4th August 2008
    ... what a story. yes, i started taking small doses of xanax a long time ago, i had severe, i mean, severe panic ... attacks...years later, i am taking alot of xanax , yet, if i don't, i basically get stuck in a total ... i'm really scared all of the time, even with the xanax in me. i just don't know! ugghh!...
    ... advice is to get into therapy. Began to taper from the xanax - very slowly, and avoid the use of alcohol. Probably...

  27. Confused about withdrawl from Xanax 4th August 2008
    ... Hi Cathy - I do know this, ONE .25mg Xanax is NOT a lot. It is the smallest dose, without cutting ... that they make. So many people with anxiety take 3 xanax a day, and usually at .5 mgs or more. How addictive...
    ... Hi cathy, I too take xanax , but mine is prescribed .5mg up to 3x daily as needed...
    ... [QUOTE=cathy1;3675939]I had been taking Xanax .25 at night for over a couple years for insomnia ... have withdrawl symptoms? .25mg is lowest dosage of Xanax . Since you're taking it 1x day, as I did, there should...

  28. Lillie here looking for someone who understands 3rd August 2008
    ... was taking 12 tabs of Oxycodone as well as 5 tabs of Xanax .5 at my peak. I tapered off the oxycodone and then ... the Xanax . I was scared to death in the beginning. Today I...

  29. xanax seizures 3rd August 2008
    ... terrifying and I am sorry you have suffered them. Xanax seizures from withdrawal is usually because too big...
    ... large a dose). I am having these seizures because my xanax has been coming up missing as of late. i cannot accuse ... them, and it is a very close family member. I have my xanax taken every month, but they dont touch my pain meds ... medication? He knows that I am extremely dependant on Xanax , and he will work with me. I am a chronic pain patient ... in half in the last year, but I cant do without my xanax , and he knows this. I didnt think I was on ... seem to work as well. When I was placed on Xanax 20 years ago, I thought it was a miracle, and I still ... epileptic seizures. Although they do not work as well as Xanax , Valium, or something else, will keep me from having...
    ... rob i too take 3 -1 mgs a day of xanax for 3 yrs i have never ran out but my niece stoled ... the 20 she took i cant take nothing else either just xanax like you ever so often i might take a extra half or ... but not that often i have had seizures before the xanax so mines not from the xanax cause im not w/d's ing ... thing that calms me down i tried all the benzos and xanax is the best for me i also take depakote for my seizures ... seizures and i even have them in my sleep i been on the xanax since jan 06 and just found out dec 07 i had seizures ... sleeping alot too so not sure if yours is from the xanax or if you really have seizures they can happen at ... depakote wouldnt have worked .so did you ever run out of xanax or are you still on them ? or if you are taking less ... a neuro dr to be sure i ask my neuro dr about the xanax and he said the only way you get seizures is if you...
    ... and steal scripts elsewhere. I would also put the Xanax in a different bottle... like maybe an aspirin bottle ... As far as withdrawal symptoms when you run short of Xanax ... a full mg of Xanax is a significant dose. When ... tapering from benzos like Xanax , the rule of thumb is a 5%-10% per cut maximum and ... the opiate Oxycodone from 12 to eight tabs and the Xanax ( and I was on . 5) from 5 tabs to 3 tabs per day...

  30. Vicodin Addiction...Please Help 2nd August 2008
    ... first off the opiate Oxycodone and then from the benzo Xanax . Opiates can be tapered from more quickly, but truthfully ... first cut was from 12 tabs to 8 a day. He also cut my Xanax at the sme time and it was disastrous! Too big in...

  31. NEW HERE...ABOUT TO START PERCOCET W/D 24 yrs old...help 28th July 2008
    ... maintainace. he also prescribes me 150 1 mgs blue football xanax a month ( I dont abuse those like i do the pain meds...

  32. suboxone and methadone-- I want off--- is it possible ever--- really? 22nd July 2008
    ... what I read. I also have been taking 6 mg/day of xanax (1 2mg tab 3x/day) to help cope with withdrawal (I...

  33. How long do xanex stay in your system? 22nd July 2008
    ... your system... I'm not sure how it would work with xanax (I take that too by the way for anxiety). I'm not...
    ... only. But Dr. shopping is illegal. I don't thing xanax stays in you system as long as 50 days. My educated ... for awhile you have to taper off because benzos like xanax can be dangerous to go cold turkey from. Good luck...
    ... Xanax Is Out Of Your System In 36 Hours It's Half Life...
    ... You won't have anything to worry about...The Xanax will be long gone. You just got caught by poor timing...
    ... Even with the most sophsticated tests, the xanax will be out of your system in 3 days max. Please try ... to stay away from xanax if possible. They are more addicting than almost any ... benzo addict in the blink of an eye. The half life of Xanax is 4-6 hours, compared to the half-life of Valium...
    ... i honestly dont know what the fuss is with xanax . I hated the feeling i had when i took mine. I was...
    ... if you ask anyone on this board you will find that Xanax is one of the hardest drugs to stop. ...............

  34. New here 20th July 2008
    ... Minnie, I tapered off oxycodone and then from Xanax , It took me about a year and I am a bit over a year...

  35. Where are Adventurer and Waitingtolive. Mecan's still here 16th July 2008
    ... symptoms and I've been miserably depressed. I have xanax which I took twice for the anxiety and I took soma...

  36. new here need to talk to those like me 15th July 2008
    ... 2 more, then had to go get grocery's so I dowend 1 xanax (blue footballs) on my home from the store I got a...
    ... pain mgmt doctor. I also developed a dependence on xanax and my psychologist switched me to valium and i have...

  37. Drug Addiction - Ativan 13th July 2008
    ... I am using the Ashton taper with xanax in which you switch to the longer acting valium and...

  38. Half Life?????? 12th July 2008
    ... of a drug means how long it stays in your system. xanax has a short half life and withdrawals start within...

  39. Withdrawals w/slow taper - when??? 10th July 2008
    ... anyone can answer this I'd really like to know...I have Xanax and I read about people taking Xanax to help through...

  40. Help-Withdrawal from Lortab!!!!!! 10th July 2008
    ... 5 mg tablet in over 48 hours. I have been taking Xanax periodically during the day, but I basically don't ... I feel pretty good right now, but I have taken 2 xanax today. I guess I am just trying to get some input...

  41. Here's my plan! 9th July 2008
    ... benzodiazepine such as Klonopin, Librium, Ativan or Xanax ). Of these, Valium and Klonopin are best suited for ... capsules, making it hard to taper the dose. Ativan or Xanax should only be used if you can't get one of the others...
    ... It has helped me so much I no longer need to take xanax at all for my panic attacks As far as sleep.. in...

  42. Is it too late? 9th July 2008
    ... total B**** tonight and we won't have fun. I do have Xanax , which is prescribed to me for anxiety but I haven...
    ... still be fun. Please be very careful using the Xanax ... it is a potent drug even in very small doses and ... finished the Oxycodone taper and began to taper from Xanax , it was extraordinarily tough to do it. Benzos like ... Xanax are in a class of their own when it comes to getting...
    ... last and then I'm disappointed in myself. The Xanax really doesn't do anything for me when I do take it ... longer suffer from panic attacks. I do take one .5 mg xanax at night, almost every night before going to sleep ... d. I'm not worried about becoming addicted to the xanax at all. A~...

  43. This is way harder then i thought !!! 9th July 2008
    ... the many reasons she was able to get off oxys and Xanax . (sorry, reachout, not really trying to put words...

  44. Self Detox From Hydrocodone And Xanax 5th July 2008
    ... Ativan just as the others. I know I'm addicted to Xanax and have been advised not to even try to come off ... professional help. I used to take Ativan before the Xanax . I had to take Hydrocodone for awhile due to broken...
    ... tapering using the ashton taper. I was taking 5 mg. xanax every 4 to 5 hours and got on 80 mg of valium and...

  45. About to start taper process & terrified! 4th July 2008
    ... different meds... the opiate Oxycodone and the benzo Xanax . It was a huge mistake to begin tapers from both ... take a short break and then begin the taper from Xanax . A major disadvantage for me was that before I started ... Oxycodone and the rest of the time to come off the Xanax . The Xanax was much harder and must be a long, slow...

  46. Have you quit Xanax? Help!! 2nd July 2008
    ... Hi Hollywood I also tapered off Xanax . It is difficult, isn't it??? Sad smiles. The rise...
    ... doses? I don't understand that at all. Medication like xanax is never prescribed as "Take 1/8 tablet a day," or...

  47. Help/Advice neededASAP -Fentanyl detox, pain pat. abused meds will need meds in futre 2nd July 2008
    ... a plan to taper down from Oxycodone and then from Xanax . It took me nearly a year to accomplish. And during...

  48. addicted to Percocet Somebody please help me. 1st July 2008
    ... fears well because I was addicted to opiates and to Xanax . Those fears grow and grow until they become like ... year of tapering, first from Ocycodone and then from Xanax . Yes, it was difficult, really hard, at times. However...
    ... the rest of my sick addictions...percocets...wine... xanax and anything else I can do. I sit here thinking about...

  49. New here....HAVING VALIUM WITHDRAWLS...HELP! 29th June 2008
    ... Hello It is nice to meet you. I tapered off Xanax , a short acting benzo and I can sympathize with the ... are going to be felt. I strated my own taper on .5 xanax tablets 3 times a day. Firts, I cut a 1/4 tab from...

  50. oxy w/d 26th June 2008
    ... lot of people suggest benzos (valium...ativan .... xanax ...etc.) but i think they make the W/D's worse!! I...
    ... kick up and it drives me nuts. I have been given Xanax for a panic disorder. I don't like the fact that...

  51. Ive been on and off suboxone for a year now 23rd June 2008
    ... through my own taperings (from Oxycodone and then Xanax ), I discovered so many tolls from doctors, counselors...

  52. side effects 21st June 2008
    ... a lot more problems than pain..and was also using Xanax for non-prescibed reasons. I was hiding out from ... did long, slow tapers off first Oxycodone and then Xanax . In the first months of the tapers, I felt a second...

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