On suboxone had to stop xanax for my anxiety after 20 years of taking it. Hard time breathing?What can I take for my anxietyand Panic Attacks. Ended up calling 911 thought I was having a heart attack.
14 Aug 2011
Rx clonidine is one of the meds you could be given, a low dose of antidepressant like fluoxetine or buspar might also be given. I am not sure how high a dose of subs you were given or if you were tapered off the xanax, could you please click comment and add that info. Your subs dr should know you are having this much anxiety and help you out, please call as soon as possible and let him/her know.
15 Aug 2011
Hi Murrayav. I used to have trouble with panic attacks. Im on celexa and I take xanax as needed for insomnia. My doctor prescribed Buspar for me for the panic attacks. She has me take 30mg each morn and night. It works wonders, and I havent had an attack in a long time. You might want to talk to your doctor about Buspar. See if they think this would work with any other meds you might currently be on. I've had no side effects from it at all, and it truly worked well for me. I wish you luck, and hope things work out for you very soon.
20 Dec 2013
Hi, I was also taking Xanax and had to stop several years ago, after taking it for over 20 years. At that time I didn't get another drug to replace it, I just relied on my prescription zoloft a lot more. And I also had Doxepin 25 mg to take when needed for sleep. But now just a few months ago I had to stop taking the Zoloft for the same reason, due to severe breathing problems. Different in the attack but the same. Xanax was sudden,all at once and Zoloft came earlier but slow in it's approach... concerning the breathing problem. Both medications worked good for me,especially the Xanax. SO NOW I'M HAVING TO FIND SOMETHING NRW TO TAKE !!! IT Appears I won't be able to No longer take the SSRIs and those seem to work for me. And now since my conditions returned, after the horrible withdrawals I had to endure. I'm stuck having to go through being a genny-pig once again ... to find what works for me.
OF COURSE THIS HAPPENS WHEN I'M SUPPOSE TO BE AT FOUR DIFFERENT PLACES AT THE SAME TIME & To Take Care of Someone else. That does desperately need my help. Plus it's Xmas,phone calls,Xmas cards,family & old friends And I'm Not Even Able to Think Straight or to give my full attention to anyone. I Really don't want to be SEEN in this condition... I do love everyone n I want to see them/to be with them,but Not like this. My doctor is almost a100 miles away,so going back & forth isn't that easy or quick. AND Now I'm having to deal with anxiety n these panic attacks and living with depression while finding & taking different medications until I find/get One or two that WORKs for Me. It's sometimes a living /scary nightmare. MY ~ PRAYERS R WITH U ~ Please let Us know how U r coming along?
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