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... i was pretty concerned about long term use of ativan because all benzos pretty much have the potential to be habit forming, with one of the withdrawl symptoms being, guess what, severe anxiety... ... (1 replies)
... The only problem is that if you take it long term you need to beware that your body will build up a dependancy to it. ... (5 replies)
... s and stimulants work by increasing the firing of neurons. While this often has great benefits in the short term, doctors are now realizing that long term use "fries" brain cells. The body views any neuron that fires excessively over time as damaged, and destroys it. ... (31 replies)

Xanax & Adderall
Feb 28, 2006
... I have long since been on Adderall for ADHD and it has helped greatly. ... (2 replies)
... Having said that, I still use xanax these days VERY SPARINGLY. Maybe I'll take a .25 once every 4 or 5 months. ... (30 replies)
... He told me SSRI's should only be given as a temporary bandaid to help you over the rough spots in life. It was never intended for long term use. ... (13 replies)
Anxiety problem?
Jan 20, 2013
... There are two types of drugs that are used for the most part in addressing anxiety. For long term relief the first choice is SSRI class drugs like Prozac, Celexa or Lexapro. These are also used in other related disorders like depression and OCD. ... (6 replies)
... From my experience stay away from long term benzodiazepine usage. This includes klonopin, xanax, vallium, ativan. There are tons of benzodiazepines out there but the main ones prescribed are those. ... (4 replies)
... fective, while dependence means that the body simply needs it to maintain equilibrium. Problems with benzos generally affect those that take it for recreational use OR those that don't taper down correctly. ... (16 replies)
... The term I read of that describes this is deregulation of brain receptors. ... (27 replies)
... days. Many say it's the nastiest SSRI to get off of. However, Paxil is a very good antidepressant if you plan to take it long term. ... (5 replies)
Anxiety medication
Feb 20, 2007
... do not feel comfortable giving any type of med like ativan, xanax, etc. for long term use. ... (3 replies)
... uptake Inhibitor is what you need to be on. They are approved for long term use. ... (6 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)
... Like yourself, I have a lot of reservations about starting an SSRI due to the many side effects. I have another month before I go back to my doc and am going to continue to research it.....ask people here who have been on them.. ... (8 replies)
Xanax help!
Jan 14, 2012
... Just a follow-up note from a "veteran" of xanax usage. I'm happy to say that I'm down from 4 mg to 3.5 mg of xanax daily now (reducing caffeine helps a lot - thanks, Leegh!), and have set my goal for 2 mg...but slowly. And then maybe lower - who knows. I had an extremely stressful day a few days ago, and returned to 4 mg, but didn't have much discomfort returning to my... (13 replies)
Xanax or ativan
Feb 9, 2007
... makes you happy or relaxed, but there are many people who take Benzo's long term. Your doctor is making stuff up about the bandaid because SSRI's are just as much a bandaid as a Benzo, they just don't work as well. LOL. ... (28 replies)
Xaxax Effectivity
Dec 19, 2006
... s for so long and the stress of living in a new city it made sense to me. I figured I get an adjustment and I should be instantly well like I was before. ... (9 replies)
... term use as a therapy for social anxiety disorder. So every visit he tries to talk me into starting a Zoloft regimen. ... (4 replies)
... I know I'm not Sickman, but I can tell you why I was put on it long term. ... (15 replies)


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