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Phenobarbital vs Xanax

Phenobarbital
VS.
Xanax
Other name: Luminal Luminal
Other name: Alprazolam Alprazolam
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seizures
2.1
Concern level
3.1
Helpfulness
for Seizures
1.1
Concern level
2.5
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Seizures
Epilepsy
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Anxiety
Grand Mal*
Seizure Disorder*
Grand Mal Seizure*
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Anxiety
Depression
Withdrawal
Panic Attacks
Insomnia*
Panic
Seizures
Anxiety Attacks
Dizzy*
Panic Disorder
GAD
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Method of use:
Oral Drops, Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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Rx
Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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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...
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Top Concerns
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Addiction
9
Depression
6
Insomnia
5
Headaches
3
Allergies
3
Drowsy
3
Migraines
3
Weight Gain
3
Fever
2
Euphoria
2
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Xan
Weight Gain
2
Irritability
2
Paranoia
1
Exhausted
1
Sweating
1
Migraines
1
Heart Attack
1
Allergies
1
Weight Loss
1
Suicide
1
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Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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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...
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n Phenobarbital to go off Xanax and then chemo made me s...
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" ...what I should do. I did well on Phenobarbital to go off Xanax and then chemo made me so sick and Ativan was all that worked. I also had no... "

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nightmare. I was given phenobarbital which works great, but...
" ...certainly a heavy dose of Xanax. Might I ask how long ...how long you have been taking Xanax in general? You received ...for an 8 mg Xanax habit and it was a complete nightmare. I was given phenobarbital... "

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would be a simple, just stop the xanax and start the ph...
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" ...The doctor that prescribed the phenobarbital just acted like it would be a simple, just stop the xanax and start the phenobarbital. In hindsight, it now seems... "

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ave experienced almost all symptoms from D Ts to numb li...
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" ...down to 45 mg phenobarb and having a tough time. I must say the phenobarb has kept me from having panic attacks. It has also allowed me to sleep, and is supposed to stop seizures. I have... "

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back to my good ole' trusty Xanax and Adderall. What in t...
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" ...thought idiotically that I would stop taking Xanax and shrinkipoo said the ...way to stop Xanax was with phenobarbital. Well, you read what ...just went back to my good ole' trusty Xanax and Adderall. What... "

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!\"In my experience, xanax is the most amnesic of all th...
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" ...and I cannot beleive it. Xanax alcohol= HELL -Cyn- \"GABA GABA doooooo!\" In my experience, xanax is the most amnesic of all the benzodiazepines. My memory worked better on phenobarbit... "

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he xanax. It's been the only thing that has helped me at a...
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" ...don't be afraid of the xanax. It's been the only thing that has helped me at all. If it treats your problem, go for it. My father-in-law is an epileptic and at one point ...decided to stop taking his... "

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helps me. I take xanex and it helps, but there is somthing...
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" ...saw seizure activity and prescribed me dilantin and then my doc gave me phenobarbital which makes me DEPRESSED!  I see ...i hope she helps me. I take xanex and it helps, but there is somthing else to... "

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is possible, but I don't think you could go from 10mg Xanax...
" ...by UltraShy View Post I'm on 10 mg Xanax. My pdoc's view on ...(maybe two). With enough Phenobarbital that speed is possible, but I don't think you could go from 10mg Xanax /... "

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was the only thing that makes me actually feel normal, but...
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" Sprinks- the Xanax was the only thing that makes me actually feel normal, but for some reason ...makes complete sense, but they gave me phenobarb for a panic attack, go figure. Beavismom- thank... "

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