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Buspar

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/ 39,818 posts
Other Names: Buspirone

Xanax

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/ 460,956 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 39,818 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 460,956 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Buspirone (trade name Buspar) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes, and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) gained Food and Drug Administration of bu... Read more on Wikipedia
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Daisy
August 13, 2014
Daisy wrote
Xanax and Carafate.
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By Devoted2Rami
August 4, 2014
Devoted2Rami wrote
Parkinsons Symptoms While On Xanax
I had been on anxiolytics and felt like a piece of shit when i quit. But now I am perfectly fine and have recovered all the strength and confidence. It is just a matter of time before you regain all your strength and confidence.
You are doing great  |  October 4, 2014
After much research, I've found that high doses of Xanax taken for a long time are the biggest culprits to permanent damage or long-term withdrawals.

If you stopped abruptly, you may have caused yourself more discomfort than necessary. My research shows that 1mg daily rarely if ever causes permanent damage. Try meditation, yoga and breathing exercises while you creep through this tunnel -- and may it be short and over soon. I think you will be fine although your thinking in a fearful way may
Sue  |  September 30, 2014
Ps i am 39 and was in good health except anxiety.
Dee  |  September 8, 2014
I can see this ---definetly things about aparalzom or xanax that i am experieencing that are like parkinsonian symptoms. I stopped and am having extreme weakness in hands and shaking. I am scared I have damaged myself permanently and I was only taking 1mg daily.
Dee  |  September 8, 2014
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By Taylor :P
July 29, 2014
Taylor :P wrote
Fantastic
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By Mahar Bowen
July 1, 2014
Mahar Bowen wrote
Opiate and xanax painless detox
There is an herb that actually helps called kratom. That isn't the actual name of the herb more the brand that carries it, but it was amazingly helpful for me coming off of opiates.
Gina  |  September 8, 2014
...for some reason it cut my comment short?! But do you know of anyone that the Imogaine worked for?? I must check into these herbs, though not sure if they are legal in Europe. But thanks for your post really honest and informative...keep up the good work on getting to the place where you need to be :)
benzobuzzer  |  August 12, 2014
Hey Thanks for your contribution, I was also in a similar situation to you, though I have never tried the Ibogaine route and have always been interested in trying it out. I've gone cold turkey so many times from alcohol, drugs and the rest...but have always ended back on some slippery slopes. The last time which I am still battling also involves an injury where opiates and benzs were prescribed I am now one again stuck in this rut. Do you know of anyone whom the Ibogaine was actually a successf
benzobuzzer  |  August 12, 2014
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By Rebel
June 1, 2014
Rebel wrote
HIDA Scan
I was allowed to take Xanax before mine because I was over the top woth nerves. In fact, in addition to the 1 MG I took before I left for the test, I asked the nurse if I could take another after the injection...she let me even tho she said it was a waste, the test was no big deal. Which it wasn't but I can't control my anxiety.
MetalRacer  |  October 22, 2014
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Xanax
October 20, 2013
Xanax wrote
Usefull
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By MO JOHN
September 24, 2013
MO JOHN wrote
xanax
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
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Nice job, thanks
September 3, 2014
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
Tinkerbell  |  January 5, 2014
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What patients are saying about Buspar vs. Xanax

5,387 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
i should stop i am a big fan of xanax bc it is an on-demand...
i gained a great deal of weight on buspar also, when i needed it ...i should stop i am a big fan of xanax bc it is an...
worse. Now im on xanax prn and it works but my anxiety...
...we have tried? I have tried buspar. It worked for anxiety at first then it quit helping me and gave ...lost control!!! Made anxiety way worse. Now im on xanax prn and it works but my anxi...
was too low. Xanax is great, and I use only as needed....
...cope with anxiety. I tried BuSpar and Xanax. BuSpar was no good, the dosage was too low. Xanax is great, and I use only as...
honestly, xanax really does do the trick for me....
hated buspar. honestly, xanax really does do the trick for me. When I'm really freaking out it calms me down. It...
having dificulty breathing and swallowing, having dry mouth...
...Xanax had helped me deal with daily anxiety problems, but this morning I had a feeling that it made things worse for me. I took 0.25mg at the first sign of my usual anxiety symptoms (choking feeli...
help me. Xanax has been very helpful, but the doctor...
...think about it but it doesn't go away. Wellbrutin, buspar doesn't help me. Xanax has been very helpful, but the doctor do not want to increase...
if the Buspar was simular to Xanax. With the Xanax I...
...perscribed Xanax about 2 ...curious if the Buspar was simular to Xanax. With the Xanax I get really relaxed and a little woozy for a short while after I take it. Does Buspar make yo...
works well, I have heard that buspar works well but have...
Xanax works well, I have heard that buspar works well but have only tried Xanax myself ... you can take it as needed ... the obvious best medicine is to remove the...
didn't do shit! but quitting it was a withdrawel nightmare...
...Switching to xanax was great untill I realized that after about 6 months, the xanax didn't do shit! but quitting it was a withdrawel nightmare! On the other hand, quitting buspar was a...
take 2 weeks for it to start working. I get no side effects...
...works better for me than Xanax or Klonapin. With Buspar you need to take it as you doctor prescribes. It might take 2 weeks for it to start working. I get no side effects from...
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