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Re: Help with anxiety/benzos -- Xanax XR Squiggles

Posted by Snowie on October 15, 2004, at 13:46:33

In reply to Re: Help with anxiety/benzos -- Xanax XR, posted by Squiggles on October 15, 2004, at 12:44:37

I'm glad you no longer have panic attacks! By the way, Tranxene also comes in a sustained released formula, which I haven't tried. If the regular Tranxene doesn't do much for social anxiety, I doubt I'd have much success with the extended release, especially since Tranxene is supposedly a longer lasting benzo in the first place! Anyway, I have an appointment with my pdoc on 10/21, so I'll bring up the Xanax XR question again and see what he says.

As for the diarrhea question, I have no idea. I guess you could try it and you would find out. I occasionally have it myself but I don't take Thyroxine. However, I noticed I started going more often after my gallbladder surgery in 2002.

Snowie

> > I don't think regular Xanax will be replaced by the XR since, if nothing else, they do act differently. Also, Xanax XR has been available in certain parts of Europe for many years prior to the States obtaining FDA approval, but to my knowledge it hasn't replaced regular Xanax in Europe.
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> > Snowie
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> Thanks for the information Snowie. I no longer
> take Xanax myself- no longer have any panic attacks, thank God. Speaking of XR, i have heard that Lithium comes in that form. I wonder if it would help with diarrhea or if diarrhea is an effect of my Thyroxine dose - a btw question, i know.
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> Squiggles


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