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Pamelor vs. Xanax for Depression

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Pamelor

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Other Names: Nortriptyline   Aventyl

Xanax

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/ 472,888 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 3,820 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 472,888 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 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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October 20, 2013
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September 24, 2013
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xanax
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Pamelor vs. Xanax

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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...
of xanax 3 times a day and it really works. Its a older...
...for years now and I know how much hell it can be. 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...
as a prescription now and I feel like it is helping some...
...me. I just started taking the Xanax as a prescription now and I feel like it is helping some what. This doctor ...sleep meds this doctor gave me Pamelor to help me sleep and it helps me sleep bu...
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...
seratonin levels. Xanax by day helps to control waking...
...similar to Paxil. The medicine helps to eliminate anxiety over time and doesn't work right away. It's not that you're depressed, it simply helps to equalize your seratonin levels. Xanax...
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...
it to me b/c of the addication. He switched me to klonpin...
...took xanax for 20 yrs. It was the perfect pill until I needed more of it. My life was a cloud.Dr stopped giving it to me b/c of the addication. He switched me to klonpin . was ...I took pamelor ...
I take Xanax and was given Lexapro , but it's after effects...
...take Xanax and was given Lexapro , but it's ...it. I was now given Pamelor (generic-nortriptyline) and ...
for 6 years and now i am 46 and just take xanax when i need...
...of using the birth control pill..I took a B-complex vitamin and slowly i came out of it.Then when i was 36 i got it again and this time i went on Pamelor and i stayed on that for 6 years and...
I've found Xanax to be helpful with anxiety. Pamelor should...
...a bout of depression. I think medication would help you here. I don't want to recommend anything that might make things worse for you, but I've found Xanax to be helpful with anxiety. Pamelor .....
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