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... They admitted me in the hospital. When i came home i had severe panic attacks, i couldnt be left home alone and couldnt go any where. I was put on xanax which eventually took the panic attacks away, but i remember being on them a long time. ... (1 replies)
... to pat the xanax will help you a lot if you take a large enough dose of it, it acts quickly so carry a few tablets with you, a dose only lasts a few hours, IMO you should get back toi work, relying on the xanax lexapro is a prozac type med and these often do eventually help a lot but early side effects can make your anxiety and panic attacks worse at first, take it with... (4 replies)
How to help?
Jan 23, 2004
... what mg of xanax is he taking? ... (6 replies)

... This is true. I started having Panic attacks at 16 in 1959. Was given psychotic drugs, shock treatments, called crazy, was diagnosed as a schizophrenic(sp) all of it. Valium came out just in time to save my life and sanity. I give the thanks to a doctor from Pakistan. :) (5 replies)
... I would always doubt the doc who prescribes the latest highly promoted antidepressant, what incentives are there in it for him, frequent flyer points, maybe! ... (5 replies)
... Im a veteran of the Thyroid boards as my Thyroid is messed up but have never visited these boards before. I posted this same thread on the Anxiety board looking for an answer. Due to my Thyroid problem, I tend to turn Hyperthyroid often, which is almost the exact same thing as an anxiety attack, which I also get frequently. ... (5 replies)
... IMO you need some more xanax, or any other benzo or valium type med, to calm you for now, also when the zoloft is working, you may still need occasional xanax, etc Try other docs, older docs are generally less anti xanax. ... (15 replies)
... attacks started after a trauma...when I was 14 years old, I had a horrible allergic reaction to Risperdal, which was brand new then and a new psych prescribed it for my depression. I went into anaphylactic shock and nearly died. The sensation of it all, the cardiac arrest etc was very similar to a panic attack. ... (2 replies)
... ve... first off, I don't want to say my panic disorder is worse than yours, or vice versa. That's like comparing apples and oranges, but I too am housebound from agoraphobia and can barely ride in a car... I haven't driven in weeks. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Justme, panic attacks are often inherited, they are unpleasant but cant hurt you so accept them when they happen, relax, dont tense up or fight back, and make sure to breathe deep and slow this breathing is very important for panicky people, it calms you, avoid rapid shallow panting there are many books with useful advice on how to recover from agoraphobia and panic... (4 replies)
... Agoraphobia for 7 years.Always was a worrier and fearful of many things from childhood.I managed to live 100 miles away from family and friends for nearly 4 years.In that time I completed my Associate degree and began working on my Bachelor degree. ... (8 replies)
... I know this isn't the answer you were hoping for but if you are already suffering from panic and agoraphobia this vacation and wedding could be stressful the way it is without adding alcohol to the mix. ... (5 replies)
... I am currently taking 3.5mgs of Alprazolam daily for my panic disorder and agoraphobia. ... (5 replies)
... Hello, I'm so sorry to hear what you are going through but I completely understand. I suffered from anxiety and panic disorder for over 20 years. I got so bad I couldn't go outside to get my mail. I am now panic free, haven't had a panic attack in over 7 years. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Christina, is the zoloft helping? it should be greatly reducing the anxiety and panic attacks, if not maybe up the dose or swap to another zoloft type med as occasionally it doesnt work at any dose for a person xanax is also helpful, but if the zoloft is working properly, you shouldnt need much of it some anxiety and panic attack sufferers do have ulcers and bowel... (5 replies)
... prozac, ativan, etc.... I have to say that benzo's are the ONLY thing that really work for me, to take away ALL of the nasty symptoms of all of my disorders. ... (5 replies)
Dec 28, 2006
... being addictive because it's just as easy as a web search to find that much out. A half of a year isn't enough to validate what you are saying. I was on Klonopin for almost four years and even though I weened myself off of them I went through horrible withdrawl that lasted weeks. ... (5 replies)
... You sound alot like me, my panic can be controlled by agoraphobia itself. ... (8 replies)
Looking for advice
Jul 14, 2004
... hence, I'm resigned to taking medication indefinitely for this condition. Oh well...taking a pill each day isn't so bad. ... (1 replies)
... h turned into agoraphobia. I couldn't leave my house..I couldn't even go out on my front porch to get the mail. I thought I was going crazy. I suffered like that for "4" years! Then one day I called the mental health clinic and told them to come and get me because I was crazy. ... (13 replies)

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