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Pamelor vs. Xanax for Depression

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Pamelor

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Other Names: Nortriptyline   Aventyl

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Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
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Nortriptyline is a second-generation tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) marketed as the hydrochloride salt under the trade names Sensoval, Aventyl, Pamelor, Norpress, Allegron, Noritren and Nortrilen. It is used in t... 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 Pamelor vs. Xanax

160 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
that plus .25mg of xanax 3 times a day and it really works...
...Hang in there. Have you ever tried Pamelor? I am on 75 mgs of that plus .25mg of xanax 3 times a day and it really works. Its a older medication (Pamelor) but really helped me after paxil failed...
but I take Xanax, and it works wonders! Good...
...helped my panic attacks. Pamelor is considered to be the \"gold standard\" for people with panic disorder... if memory serves once again. I am not taking any anti-depressants, but I take Xanax, an...
but I take Xanax, and it works wonders! Good...
...helped my panic attacks. Pamelor is considered to be the \"gold standard\" for people with panic disorder... if memory serves once again. I am not taking any anti-depressants, but I take Xanax, and...
since i am only using xanax about twice a week i will...
...am only using xanax about twice ...years ago i took Pamelor and it worked great after i got over the side effects...until one day ...the heart doctor said i had to get off of pamelor...I just...
happily take benzodiazepines like Xanax (alprazolam) have...
...people who happily take benzodiazepines like Xanax (alprazolam) have a problem with antidepressants like Pamelor (nortriptyline) or the SSRIs. ...between an AD and Xanax - and both do...
be very careful with taking xanax so its a struggle. Anyone...
...again and have decreased my pamelor to 25 mg. I do ok during the week but on the weekends I have the ...very careful with taking xanax so its a ...go away? I really feel the anxiety more than...
of any kind? Xanax has really helped me. I am currently...
...the most effective treatment for deppression linked ...Have you tried Pamelor? I was told ...benzo's of any kind? Xanax has really helped me. I am currently tapering off and having no problem...
to I can take a xanax even though I've taken the pamelor...
I'm starting my pamelor tonight, finally, if I have ...need to I can take a xanax even though I've taken the pamelor eight? I hate startin...
get going to work etc... Just weird and I hate taking meds...
...I too have took medications,Pamelor,Activan,Prozac,Paxil and finally 5yrs ...to take 1/2 Xanax to help me get the push to get going to work etc... Just weird and I hate taking meds but have trie...
I'm afraid of what could be wrong. The xanax helps relieve...
...to soar! My primary care physician has put me on xanax to help with ...crying a lot because I'm afraid of what could be wrong. The xanax helps relieve things to a ...anything like this or tak...
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