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Oxazepam vs. Xanax for Anxiety

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Oxazepam

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Other Names: Serax

Xanax

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/ 464,384 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 2 out of 5
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Oxazepam (marketed in English speaking countries under the following brand names Alepam, Medopam, Murelax, Noripam, Opamox, Ox-Pam, Purata, Serax and Serepax, and as Sobril and Oxascand in... 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 william lilliott
November 16, 2014
william lilliott wrote
alprazolam
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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 andooooo
July 10, 2014
andooooo wrote
hallucinations and oxazepam
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By Mahar Bowen
July 1, 2014
Mahar Bowen wrote
Opiate and xanax painless detox
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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 j sere
February 28, 2014
j sere wrote
anxiety / depression / insomnia
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By Cameo
February 7, 2014
Cameo wrote
oxazepam gives me nightmares
Really, two totally relax me. I'm a super stresses out person !!
Tbird  |  October 1, 2014
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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 Oxazepam vs. Xanax

564 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
drug for me... but pretty soon it also became my weakness...
Xanax was a wonder drug for me... but pretty soon it also became my weakness. Celexa, yeah, it's not ...some benzodiazepines with it. I find oxazepam a good choice. Light, but effective...
Ah Xanax, well I only take that when im having a...
...Ah Xanax, well I only take that ...off that medicine, but i think its really helpfull tho. Oxazepam is really helpful too. I wish you ...without meds, I take risperdal & melatonine now, but I...
oxazepam, its like xanax, helps me a lot too =) its just...
i use oxazepam, its like xanax, helps me a lot too =) its just a reallly...
the chance to try xanax kpin temazies serapax(oxazepam) and...
...big fan of temazepam its my favorite especially on high doses like 120mg its awesome shit.i also love oxazepam but im still tryin to ...chance to try xanax kpin temazies serapax(oxazepam) and va...
why you were taking xanax to sleep...im pretty sure xanax...
...for me is oxazepam. i only take half a pill (15mg), and i sleep for a solid 8 hours. problem is any less than that doesnt work with the 20mg ...why you were taking xanax to sleep...im pretty...
alprazloam (xanax) and they really do help me alot better...
...from oxazepam to ativan, but ...me one of her alprazloam (xanax) and they really do help me alot better. how does Valium ...find. recently given zoloft, but its giving me restless leg s...
a potent as Xanax but I do better with the gradual wearing...
I have been taken Oxazepam on an as needed ...that I tolerate best. Xanax made me manic in a ...wearing off. It is not a potent as Xanax but I do better with the gradual wearing off component t...
finally gave me some Xanax, just enough to take...
...trip to Florida and was on oxazepam, which helped me relax in everyday situations ...needed something more, my psychiatrist finally gave me some Xanax, just enough to take on...
It was a long while before they finally switched me to Xanax...
...disorder myself, and I was started on Oxazepam. It was a long while before they finally switched me to Xanax, (10 years) and ...with my doctor. If you go in specifically requesting Xanax they wi...
tried anafranil, seroxat, 5-HTP, xanax, but they all didn't...
I took 5-HTP a long time, but ...thing that helps is taking an ''oxazepam'' it makes me really calm ...i tried anafranil, seroxat, 5-HTP, xanax, but they all didn't help...
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