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... ive never been on lex so i cant really say but i do agree that the xanax makes me feel normal...i mean i dont wanna get addicted and i havent taken it more than two days in a row EXCEPT FOR TODAY... ... (27 replies)
... times a week seemed to quell my anxiety but I was so afraid of becoming addicted to it despite my limited usage, that I visited my doctor and went on Lexapro 10mg. back in Oct. '06. Initially the Lexapro sent my anxiety thru the roof! I was so anxious I did nothing but pace and thought I would die. ... (27 replies)
... Thanks, zeyavia, I was wondering, what mg you are taking of Lexapro and how long have you taken it? ... (27 replies)

... I've been on Lexapro before, but I don't remember how I felt when I was on it. Also I have been taking Xanax too, it does help you feel more relaxed. ... (27 replies)
... I've been taking Xanax . ... (27 replies)
... And so how are things going with the Lexapro? You mentioned you were on it a week now. How much are you taking daily? Are you glad you are taking it? I am wondering that if I start mine, if I will have a hard time stopping and if the anxiety will come back when I do get off of it. Is this something ELSE I will have to take for the rest of my life? I am also still so concerned... (27 replies)
... i can FEEL when the xanax is gone out of my body.. ... (27 replies)
... ride it out with the xanax for awhile or start the lexapro... ... (27 replies)
... i dont wanna have worse anxiety...but i guess if i have the xanax then ill be ok was it all day long type of thing or just when you had an attack it was much worse???? i def. need something...i really feel i have some imbalance of some type i dont think normal thoughts...i obsess...today i bought two waters cause the one i opened and it seemed to open too easily so i got... (27 replies)
... of a pill...even though ppl told me that was nothing...i got that advice from someone who takes lexapro now and is well into it...and started that way.... ... (27 replies)
... i did talk to him...he said xanax shouldnt be used long term due to addiction but said if it helps then that is good...that is the goal...he said go ahead and take one a day or two... ... (27 replies)
... first of all i wish you well with your cancer basically i have anxiety...that is my major issue but i get depressed due to it ya know...they say lexapro can help with the anxiety but i dont know if i have enough courage to find out i am also scared my dr. will cut me off from the xanax...i talked to him and told him it helped me but HE REALLY wanted me to try the lex...but... (27 replies)
... as of now im ok cause i havent been taking it everyday...the most i have ever taken is two days in a row at .25 mg. ONCE so im not at that withdrawl phase as of yet (27 replies)
... Whatever you do, do not stop taking xanax cold turkey.. It's really dangerous, tell your doctor before getting off. ... (27 replies)
... i told him the xanax just isnt working the way it used to...i am only taking .25 mg and havent been taking it that long at all...or that much of it... ... (27 replies)
... I believe Xanax as all Benzo's, just mask your symptoms. You can also become addicted to them very easily. SSRI's such as Lexapro actually help change your brain chemistry, which is probably giving you your problems in the first place. ... (27 replies)
... well can i use the xanax UNTIL im ready to start the lexapro...i just cant get the courage up to use it just yet... ... (27 replies)
... I would talk to your doctor and see what he/she suggests. I didn't find myself being paranoid so much about things like that but about my health, my family's health and I wasn't sleeping and when I would have a panic attack I would get this buzz in my head and be extremely dizzy and feel shaky, etc...one time after having a minor disagreement on the phone with someone the buzz... (27 replies)
... taken the xanax LOVE IT...only taking one a day now .25 might go to two a day... ... (27 replies)
... Please keep us posted with how the Lexapro is going. I'm supposed to be starting on it in a few days and I am nervous about the anxiety, hair loss, weight gain and loss of sexual drive. ... (27 replies)




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