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What are the withdrawal symptoms for Xanax?

I AM TRYING TO FIND ME A PSYCHIATRIST IN OR NEAR GREENVILLE, SC. THE PSYCHIATRIST THAT I HAD GOT TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER STATE. HE WAS PRESCRIBING ME 4 2MG XANAX A DAY. THE DR. THAT TOOK HIS PLACE IS PRESCRIBING 2 1MG XANAX A DAY. I HAVE BEEN HAVING WITHDRAWLS, NIGHTMARES, MY ANXIETY HAS GOTTEN 50% WORSE. SOME DAYS I CANT EVEN LEAVE ME HOUSE. I JUST NEED A DR THAT WILL LISTEN TO ALL MY PROBLEMS, AND THAT WILL JUST HELP ME PERIOD....THANK YOU VERY MUCH, BROOKE PEARSON
Mon, 7 Sep 2015
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

There are sites that can help you locate a psychiatrist in your area eg healthgrades.com , zocdoc.com, webmdphysician directory.

One of these would be able to find a psychiatrist in an area close to you.

Xanax is a benzodiazepine and has the potential for dependence, typically these medications are not used for a prolonged period of time because of this. The longer it is used and the higher the doses used, the greater the risk of dependence and withdrawal symptoms.

There are other drugs that are use for anxiety such as bupropion, celexa, paxil, zoloft,cymbalta, prozac, lexapro.

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What are the withdrawal symptoms for Xanax?

HI, thanks for using healthcare magic There are sites that can help you locate a psychiatrist in your area eg healthgrades.com , zocdoc.com, webmdphysician directory. One of these would be able to find a psychiatrist in an area close to you. Xanax is a benzodiazepine and has the potential for dependence, typically these medications are not used for a prolonged period of time because of this. The longer it is used and the higher the doses used, the greater the risk of dependence and withdrawal symptoms. There are other drugs that are use for anxiety such as bupropion, celexa, paxil, zoloft,cymbalta, prozac, lexapro. I hope this helps