My doctor perscribed me xanax for when I have trouble with anxiety to help me sleep. I am also takin paxil right now but I just started it yesturday. I was just wondering how addictive xanax are because I heard the withdrawals are very bad. I am only perscribed 20pills at .5mg each with no refills. Should I try other methods to try to sleep or is this not enough to get hooked.
xanax are very addictive and dangerous. you can not quit cold turkey because there are risks of seizures when you do this. you must taper with doctor supervision. i recomend asking for a safer alternative. im not sure if 20 is enough to get hooked but i wouldnt really be willing to find out ya know? i recomend going to the addiction: substance abuse forum. in the paragraph under the heading addiction:social community there is a link at the end of the paragraph in blue it says substance abuse addiction community, click that and post the question on that side
Thanks, I dont want to risk getting hooked and then having to go through withdrawals. The reason all of this started is I quit smokin cigarettes after 10years and I am thrilled but I also gained anxiety.
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