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Requip vs. Xanax for Shaking

Requip

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/ 19,358 posts
Other Names: Ropinirole   Requip XL

Xanax

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/ 464,606 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 19,358 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Ropinirole (International Nonproprietary Name trade names Requip, Ropark, Adartrel) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Cipla and Sun Pharmaceutical. It is used in the therapy of Parkinson's... 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 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 MLS
February 5, 2014
MLS wrote
Requip and Gallbladder Disfunction
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Pierre
October 23, 2013
Pierre wrote
REQUIP rls
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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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Don't use these drugs ..
soufiane  |  November 23, 2014
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 Requip vs. Xanax

243 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
drops) and until now it works well. No nasty side effects...
Kelbel, I am on Neurontin 600 mg since the end of august (together with low doses Requip, Xanax and Tramadol drops) and until now it works well. No nasty side effects and yes! I also...
Xanax is addictive, but I do not enjoy that by any means,...
...Xanax is addictive, but I do not enjoy that by any means, so I am not worried. As far as clonidine, it makes me sleep all day. I can't handle that. Last nite I took ambien and requip to sleep....
not good. Xanax works rather well, but I only reserve that...
...has just gotten progressively worse until went on Requip which is not good. Xanax works rather well, but I only reserve that for my most worse nights when the Requip doesn't work. I didn't want...
I take xanax for anxiety, sleep, etc. Works quickly & well....
...xanax for anxiety, sleep, etc. ...me. I take .5 with Sinemet and 1 to 2 to sleep. Has helped with gastroparesis (developed with P D). Good luck. For RLS I take Requip & have ferritin...
at bedtime. It seems like nothing is really working for...
...have had RLS for many years ...the symptoms. I now am on 4 mg of Requip and 36 mg of Neurontin a day. I also take 5 mg of Zanax at bedtime. It seems like nothing is really working for any leng...
something else. I prefer a benzo, especially Xanax, but my...
Ambien helps me get to sleep but I need something else. I prefer a benzo, especially Xanax, but my docs are down on benzos. So I went back to Requip with a 0.5 Ambien. Don't like the results. I...
has RX'd me xanax for sleep and it helps and has helped in...
...went to another doctor concerning post-pardum depression, he said that requip can contribute to ...has RX'd me xanax for sleep and it helps and has ...though the requip did work, I would not...
Only when I gave him the xanax did he finally hit the...
...him sleep. He's been on it quite a while. The requip in small doses did help with the ...when I gave him the xanax did he finally hit the sack. So tonight, he'll probably take his xanax an...
comes back full force. I take xanax (1 to 1-1/2 mg on a...
I also tried Requip and it made me sick to my stomach. At least I got to move my legs ...before I became a perc/vicodin addict and never really noticed ...back full force. I take xanax (1 to 1...
why we tried that route. And Xanax works wonderfully for...
...you! After my bad experience with Requip, I had been afraid to ...these came out, people used Xanax and that is why we tried that route. And Xanax works wonderfully for me. I'm...
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