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So my doctor refused to give me my refill. So I have 3 days to go cold turkey without Xanax. I'm so afraid I can't stop crying. I went to the ER today and no help. I don't know what to do now. 😢

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Hi I don't no what it's like as I have never taken any medication, except for rescue remedy herbal drops and kalms tablets, I look up you tube breathing techniques, listen to relaxing music, I have looked up acupuncture points to rub that helps releave anxiety symptoms, even getting a massage helps calm me, it takes a lot to get me there with my dizziness and shaking but once there, I feel so much better, I hope if u just sit quietly and breath and listen to them talk you through it in the videos that you will get some relief over the next few days, u will be ok, just keep reminding yourself it's just ur anxiety playing up, I hope u feel better soon

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What???? Did she give you a reason, like she is going to put you on something else? I've never heard of such a thing. When I was taken off Xanax, I was then put on Ativan to ease the switch. OMG....

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She said it was too soon, but my refill said the 22nd. She never wanted me on it in the first place I think she's trying to completely take me off.

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What mg of Xanax were you taking?

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0.5 two times a day

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Okay. It sucks to quit cold turkey, but as long as you weren't taking any more than 2 mg it is safe. I'm sorry your doctor did that, it's stupid and unprofessional. No doctor should cut you off of any medication immediately, ESPECIALLY not anti-anxiety meds. I would complain and then find a new doctor lol

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Have you ever heard of Valerian Root? They sell it at health food stores and even have it in a tea. It is supposed to be the natural, whole food equivalent to the pharmaceutical "Valium". I have never tried valerian root myself, but I have read it works just as good as Valium or better. Anyone who does not suffer from anxiety, will NEVER know the agony we sufferers go through. I pray for you to have peace and comfort.

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That is a terrible thing to do to you! Definitely switch drs. You will probably have some withdrawal symptoms. I guess she's saying you shouldn't be out yet, for 3 days. Don't you know anyone that takes xanax? Shame you're not closer to me. I take them. Good luck.Rubyxx 😊

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I hope you have stopped crying and settled down some. As well as I hope the symptoms from stopping the med aren't real bad. Will talk tomorrow. Goodnight! Sending hugs xx

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I would go further about that he's not allowed to do that as once your on them for over 4days your addicted and they said it can leave you worse, I was on pink xanax for a week when I first got anxiety and my doctor reduced me down to the White's 2.5 in the morning I ended up ringing doctor on call and I was told to take the other one to bring me back up to the dose for the pink one's cause I was getting withdrawals and they also got in contact with my doctor over it. I hope you get your refill just go further about it. Hope you feel better soon.

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I definitely will. I'll probably just switch doctors all together. And yes today was almost 48 hours cold turkey. I went thru hell yesterday and throughout the night. What mg are you currently on now? I'm on 0.5 mg twice a day. The peach color tablets.

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Makesure you change doctors straight away that's not right, Im on 250mg white xanax twice a day I couldn't handle the pink xanax it felt as if my head was too heavy then I woke one morning having severe shakes and I had to take 3xanax for 3 days and then I lowered myself back down to the 2 the withdrawal was horrible but I had to do it as I have 2 kids and one had cerebral palsy, I hope you feel better soon I know how you feel, just get better soon have you tried the dare app by Barry Mcdonagh

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Hi SheezusChrist, Did you get your pills? How are you doing? 😊 Rubyxx

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Yes I got them just now!

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Are you okay hun I know your pain

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Are you okay hun I know your pain

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