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Xanax and alcohol
Mar 19, 2008
... I'm sorry if you feel I misunderstood. It's just that I have had anxiety for quite a while and have seen family physician and psych professionals alike. I guess I've never heard of alcohol being used as a treatment for anxiety. ... (10 replies)
... benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome was the example he used, but this would also apply to antidepressants and prescription pain killers too..... ... (7 replies)
Xanax and alcohol
Mar 20, 2008
... I was explaining to Fear that there is a difference between physical dependence and psychological addiction. ... (10 replies)

... life. How many mg. and how often are you taking it? ... (12 replies)
... they can alter the brain's functions over time and cause dependancy, tolerance and withdrawals. However, I agree, benzos do the job "better" for anxiety. ... (32 replies)
... In the informative article by Dr. Ray Baker below, he explains the difference between drug addiction and dependence. I think it clears up confusion about the 2. ... (31 replies)
Prozac and Anxiety
Apr 12, 2003
... benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome was the example he used, but this would also apply to antidepressants and prescription pain killers too..... ... (15 replies)
Ativan For Sleep?
Jan 10, 2006
... Don't worry about addiction. Take the medication as prescribed and you will be fine. I've been taking 1mg of Xanax every night and it helps me sleep. There is a big difference between addiction and medical dependence. You will get addicted if you use it irresponsibly. ... (20 replies)




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