Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: i'm freaked out, add'tl comment on stimulants rjlockhart

Posted by yxibow on August 24, 2006, at 0:04:16

In reply to Re: i'm freaked out, posted by rjlockhart on August 21, 2006, at 15:33:33

> What about stimulants? can they reduce the effect of the benzo?
> Matt

Some may mask the effect of the benzodiazepine but for a patient using them for anxiety its like a zero sum gain at some point -- "aagh, I feel anxiety", "okay, I'll take my Xanax", "now I'm tired", "okay I'll take some amphetamine derivative", "agh, I'm crawling the walls", "okay, I'll take more Xanax" -- pretty soon one is drowned in equal or greater quantities of Xanax plus Concerta, Provigil, caffeine, etc.

Just a non-doctor opinion but I can see the scenario happening.

-- Jay




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:yxibow thread:678041