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... the issue, different people respond to meds differently and the frequency of panic attacks, or whether a person has GAD or a combo of anxiety disorders, can make benzo selection more difficult. ... (10 replies)
... Rather than post a response, go to the panic board & read the new post by home_stead. Her post answers it all. It will be worth your while to go read it, it's written by a long time panic attack sufferer and she is also a Registered nurse. Very informative post. (3 replies)
... effects which lead to more anxiety which becomes obsessive. Would it be better to try low grade benzo and risk addiction just to let my body be anxiety free for a period of time? ... (3 replies)

... Those symptoms you describe are typical withdrawals for benzo drugs. ... (7 replies)
... For a quick fix of anxiety I like any other benzo other than klonopin like valium,xanax,and ativan.But I've been on klonopin fo oh....11 years now.I take 2 to 3 miligrams a day. ... (7 replies)
... ometimes I get my doctor to give me a short prescription for Ativan just to mix it up a bit. Then go back to the Klonopin. I like it the best, he said it's the least addictive, Ativan being most addictive. ... (6 replies)
Sep 9, 2006
... I personally found Ativan to be the least effective benzo for me, but that's just my experience. One experience isn't worth much in the big scheme of things. I'd try taking it, it may help you quite a bit. ... (5 replies)
... The day after I was admitted to the ER, I went to my doctor and she prescribed me with Klonopin. Despite having minor triggers, I was feeling better until at least on March 2006 when symptoms returned, but this time with a vengeance. ... (15 replies)
... I believe it to be klonopin as it has a long half life (comparatively speaking) (3 replies)
... "just to let my body be anxiety free for a period of time"..... It could work for you, but what are you doing in the interim...if you're not working on it, for example CBT, biofeedback, therapy..etc, you aren't learning the tools you'll need to deal with the anxiety for the long haul. A temporary fix works, until you start reaching for the meds for everytime you feel... (3 replies)
... hile the Lexapro takes effect. You will have to discontinue the Xanax slowly and I would not try to discontinue until the Lexapro has been in your system for at least a month if not longer. SSRIs will sometime give you more anxiety, stomach upset, diarrhea, etc. ... (8 replies)
... Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine, and as such, it addictive. Xanax (alprazolam) is just as addictive -- they all are. And one shouldn't combine two benzo's -- at least not b/f checking with your doctor. (In general, anything ending in "zam", "pam", or "lam", or anything with an "A Z " sound in it (chlorAZEpate) is a benzo.) jb (9 replies)
... he didn't have a large problem getting off it although some people do. So sometimes, if used correctly, a weaker benzo like Valium may work out for some people. But I know one woman who could not get off a few mgs. of Valium without severe insomnia and nervousness..... ... (30 replies)
... small child and it was a very hard time for me when she passed. A few months after she died, I woke up with severe vertigo and dealt with that on and off for at least a year. During the same year I came down with what felt like some kind of virus but it lasted for 3 weeks. I felt tired, weak, shakey. ... (2 replies)
Benzo addiction
Oct 18, 2003
... So anyway, I don't want to become dependent on this benzo Klonopin. Maybe I'll try not taking it one day and keep little pieces handy just in case? ... (23 replies)
Social anxiety
Jul 27, 2003
... at least in the U.S. ... (23 replies)
... and neither turned in to one that proved to provoke any sort of dependancy, at least for me. ... (9 replies)
XANAX users.
May 22, 2003
... H of a time getting a benzo perscription from my doctor, and have suffered through 6 months of SSRI crap, when I knew all along that benzos like XANAX and Valium do the trick FOR ME. ... (25 replies)
... Benzos may not provide euphoria, but euphoria and calmness can BOTH be "desired end results" of addictive behaviors. I was prescribed to take Xanax everyday for almost 6 months. Did I take it that way? ... (32 replies)
... medical treatment, etc. Over here in the good old UK, though we moan about it, at least all our treatment is free on the NHS. ... (14 replies)

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