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Klonopin vs Xanax - How are they different?

Ativan vs Xanax - What is the difference?

Is there a federal law that you cannot take hydrocodone and benzodiazepine together?

As of December 19, 2016 is there a federal law that my doctor cannot prescribe hydrocodone and benzodiazepines together?

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal - Anyone here! I'm just getting off Xanax after 22 years on board.

I have been detoxing or withdrawing for almost 2 weeks. Tapered off 4 mgs a day over the past year. I'm wondering how long the withdrawing symptoms will continue at this level. How can I help it?

I'm on my first week of Zoloft 25mg. What else is good to help with anxiety beside benzodiazepines??

Suffering from anxiety I went from Prozac 80mg to Zoloft 25mg. I know it takes weeks to kick in so I'm going through anxiety. Can anyone can help with a medicine I can take besides benzos to keep my anxiety under control until the Zoloft starts working? I really need help. It's tough rite... read more

Alternatives to clonazepam & other benzodiazepines to treat panic disorder?

my doc wants to talk about getting me off my benzodiazepine clonazepam, but beside the xanax, I still need something to deal with the anxiety... does anyone know of non-benzodiazepine drugs or alternative treatments for panic disorder?

Benzodiazepine withdrawal - Itching and leg edema normal?

My doctor started tapering me off of clonazepam 2 weeks ago. I had only been taking it about 6 months, .5mg 2x a day. He had me cut one of those doses in half only. I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, but oh my god, the symptoms. It's not anxiety, but a whole host of physical symptoms I... read more

Psychiatrist won’t prescribe benzos. What now?

I’ve struggled with really bad anxiety my whole life. I’ve been diagnosed with GAD with panic attacks, social anxiety disorder, depression, ADD. I also have un-diagnosed PTSD from a rather recent event that’s happened to me which interferes badly with my sleeping (difficulty... read more

Hi all, has anyone used Benzodiazepine's to quit drinking?

I know that Benzo's and alcohol work on the same receptors in your brain, and i've heard that Librium &/or Diazepam can help alcoholics to recover & stay off the drink. I've taken Librium at very short courses before when i've detoxed. Does anyone know the recommended... read more

Xanax 2mg Greenstone or Actavis?

I’ve been on benzos for years, currently I get 60 2mg I month. Through the years I learned Mylan is just garbage, I use to like Dava but the last time I went with them they were junk. Sandoz are ok. This time I got Greenstone which is a subsidiary of Pfizer, so they are made in the same... read more

Small dose as needed klonopin and alcohol?

I take .125mg of klonopin as needed, only about once a week, to avoid panic attacks. How long after I take the drug would it be safe to drink? I know most people say to never ever drink on benzos, but I'm sure with such a small dose it should be out of my system in a few days.

Will Ambien give a positive for benzodiazepine?

Diazepam - Does anyone else experience a high sex drive when taking Valium?

I fought so long and hard to avoid taking benzos but I was prescribed 5 mg to take 3 times a day after I had a major panic event. I was warned it would lower my sex drive and as a 23 year old single female who already has a relatively low libido I didn't think this would be an issue. However,... read more

Does Mavyret cause depression? Feedback please.

I am supposed to start Mavyret to treat my Hep C in a few weeks but am extremely scared that it will unmask my depression! I recently stopped taking my anxiety medicines (benzos) because they started to make me feel extremely depressed and hopeless. I am feeling much better now and do not want to... read more

Here it goes again, I ran out of my 1 mg clonazepam. I have 8 days until my pharmacy will refill?

I can't manage my symptoms on low doses of benzodiazepines, I can't even leave the house without severe anxiety. I managed to get by but on a few days I had a harder time leaving for work I took more than prescribed. I don't know if I should ride it out or call the Dr. I have only... read more

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