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Xanax

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Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor

Zoloft

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Other Names: Sertraline   Lustral
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 450,742 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 285,963 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi... 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
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By Taylor :P
July 29, 2014
Taylor :P wrote
Fantastic
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By Randy
July 27, 2014
Randy wrote
Diabetic Symptoms with Zoloft
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By Mahar Bowen
July 1, 2014
Mahar Bowen wrote
Opiate and xanax painless detox
...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 kellie
June 13, 2014
kellie wrote
self injury
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By Rebel
June 1, 2014
Rebel wrote
HIDA Scan
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By user
April 8, 2014
user wrote
Zoloft
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By corrupted_jes
March 27, 2014
corrupted_jes wrote
Zoloft
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By irishscottish
February 14, 2014
irishscottish wrote
celexa
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By Madison
January 8, 2014
Madison wrote
Zoloft Weightloss and Abilify
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I started taking Zoloft about 3 weeks ago. I have been suffering with severe, medical depression, social anxiety and feelings of dread. I have good reasons to be depressed, as my Mom died of cancer 4 years ago, and I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 2 years ago. Now I'm post menopausal at 39 and just can't cope. Immediately after taking Zoloft I began to feel good. Depression had become physically debilitating and I gained a lot I weight. I have also noticed a lack of desire for food, and have
Beana  |  July 4, 2014
I also have to take Diflucan/flucanozole occaisionally while taking Zoloft...never any problems.
debra  |  March 31, 2014
Zoloft saved my life. Outside of my wonderful husband it is the thing in life I am most grateful for. Much better than Prozac where I always felt medicated.It is not for everyone but if doc recommends it, I would try it. Just pay attention and give it some time and if you have any side effects do not wait to address them...do it immediately.
debra  |  March 31, 2014
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By Kay terfinko
December 20, 2013
Kay terfinko wrote
Zoloft and gallbladder
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By Willie DeJarnette
December 3, 2013
Willie DeJarnette wrote
Zoloft Weight Loss
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By agnes
November 30, 2013
agnes wrote
heart pounding
OMG you have just helped me - I get the racing heart, and now that I think about it, its after a couple of glasses of coke zero
Amy  |  August 20, 2014
I find I get way more severe reaction to caffeine when I am on Zoloft. Have to drink caffeine free coke!
Otherwise I get a racing heart, exactly like a panic attack. Took me ages to figure out, I thought they were panic attacks!
Frankie  |  June 10, 2014
Its suppose to slow your heart down...
April 28, 2014
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By LisaB
October 27, 2013
LisaB wrote
Zoloft and neck stiffness
I put mine neck ache down to stress, but if it is a common side affect of Zoloft maybe I'm not super stressed
August 20, 2014
i am taking Mirtazapine and sometimes Lorazepam and sometimes xanax and I too get these stiff necks and just does not subside - i have had them for the last 2 months now - any advice?
rr98  |  July 14, 2014
Same thing with me I have horrible neck pain
And stiffness and a headache and I also take zoloft
Megan  |  June 27, 2014
I take Zoloft and had horrible neck pain from out of no where.. Wonder if it's from that my dr prescribed my flexerol for it.
May 28, 2014
Same thing, neck pain for months now. Diagnosed for RA now, and prescribed Methortexrate.
mike  |  May 6, 2014
Yes, I also take Zoloft and have bad neck and back stiffness. It does seem to subside after awhile. Try heat and stretches...good luck.
Cheryl  |  February 18, 2014
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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 Nia
September 8, 2013
Nia wrote
Suicidal
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By kwissy
September 6, 2013
kwissy wrote
shaky hands
Hi, I have a 12 yr old son...just hope you get better and that u have some people in your life who love u as much as I love my son. If u don't, keep looking, you will find people who care. Good luck, and if the Zoloft feels bad for you, tell your dr. I'll be hoping you are ok. ;-))
Jaipria  |  June 22, 2014
Im glad Zoloft has helped with your depression however it didnt help with mine. I would talk with your doctor about the shaky hands. I stopped taking Zoloft awhile ago and I still have shaky hands from it.
jp  |  June 8, 2014
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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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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 Xanax vs. Zoloft

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I had to stop taking it because of severe breathing problems...
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they make me too tires. Xanax does help alot I use...
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me, and combined with Xanax at night, it really helps me...
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25 mg. I am on zanex and that really helps me, i take a...
...zoloft 50mg. I started feeling better after like a week, but its different for everyone. It worked good for me for awhile, but after like 6-8 weeks, i was getting bad migraines and racing thoughts....
morning that would control everything with no side effects...
...Zoloft and Edronax keep the depression at bay. I wish there was just one pill i could take every morning that would control everything with no side...
and hour. The Xanax worked for me. I did take the generic...
...I couldn't take a full Xanax or I ...hour. The Xanax worked for me. I did take the generic version though. But with the Zoloft it...
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...Ambien, A bilify, Xanax Or zoloft Any thoughts on those 'group' if you got time i'm just trying to focus on trying some meds that Might Workfor me without weight gain side...
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