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... I was on Xanax for about 6-8 months when I was in my early 20's. It helped to take the edge off, but was addictive. I had to be "wheened" off it slowly. (13 replies)
... Klonopin has a slower onset versus Xanax, but it doesn't take a long time to "build up" in your system. ... (8 replies)
Xanax question
Jan 23, 2003
... I recently heard of someone who is very happy taking xanax for anxiety and says she plans to take it for the rest of her life. ... (3 replies)

... I was addicted to xanax 22 years ago. Yes, I became dependent very quickly and at that time, the doctor's didn't think the benzo's were addictive. ... (30 replies)
... xanax can be taken every day but is better if only taken when really needed, you should also learn how to relax and calm yourself xanax is a short acting med, a dose usually only lasts a few hours, a tablet in the morning wont last all day, there are other xanax type meds that last longer (13 replies)
... I guess i asked the wrong question, since I was on Xanax when writing..HAHA. ... (13 replies)
Xanax XR
Nov 20, 2006
... Call me a pessimist, but I am happy taking pills for the rest of my life as long as it helps me live a full life. So far so good! Anyway, I will keep you posted on my progress. I started taking an extra . ... (54 replies)
... Yes, you are smart to go with the Buspar first. I have to say I am not thrilled to be on xanax for so long, but it does help a great deal with severe anxiety. ... (17 replies)
... crippling when it is in its full effect, so maybe you are right. Maybe I do need to increase my dosage. It is a relief to hear of other people who have been on Xanax for so long and not had to increase in dosage infinitely. ... (17 replies)
... elp. It is also one of the most sedating of the ssri's I believe. Asking your physician is the best. I would rather take the Luvox as an augmentation to the xanax than upping the dosage of xanax. It is doable but not fun withdrawing from a benzo..... ... (17 replies)
... as consuming was actually helping my anxiety. Anyway, I am married and have a daughter and another child on the way, so needless to say the days of partying are long since gone and now I have anxiety and panic again. I know the OCD will be with me forever, I just wish I could tame the anxiety thing. ... (17 replies)
... eeded, my anxiety basicly will last all day and having to pay attention to this and run a business is just a pain in the butt, I like what I am reading about the Xanax XR and am going to mention it to my doctor at my next visit. ... (13 replies)
... and stablilize for four weeks on that amount...keeping the Xanax XR during this time. Initially I misunderstood him thinking I could start tapering when i "felt better". ... (13 replies)
... Bondgrll, are you still taking xanax xr, or are you still wanting to wean off it? ... (13 replies)
... orning and don't think about it again. It's miraculous and I've not had to increase my dose. You should try that instead of having to think about taking another Xanax every 4 hours and then just becomes all consuming to have to think about it and then you feel the breakthrough anxiety and it's a vicious circle. ... (13 replies)
... I can only speak for myself, but I have taken Xanax for 20 years and never had the need to increase the dosage due to "tolerance" of it. ... (17 replies)
... fix that doesn't last long. I took it for awhile in low doses but became quickly aware that it made me feel 'normal' and calm so quickly I wanted to use it more. ... (19 replies)
... er medication you would potentially be prescribed. It is perfectly OK to take .25 mg and cut it in half. I did the exact same thing when I first started taking Xanax a few months ago. ... (13 replies)
... I think once you find the right level, Xanax is a great drug for anxiety! I just wish the Dr would see this! ... (17 replies)
... Karen, I am so glad you told how long you have been on xanax and what that doctor told you. ... (17 replies)

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