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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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/ 447,469 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 3,824 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 447,469 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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This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Pamelor vs. Xanax

152 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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