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Condition: Panic Disorder
2/17/2014 6:07:25 PM

Reviewer: jeaniejo, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had panic attacks since I was 12 yrs. old. Was put on valium by Mayo clinic at age 14. I deal't with them for many years without any drugs that were helpful[prozac] and others. This has helped in so many ways..I still have panic attacks on occasion but not like I had before..i.e. having to pull over on the side of the road because I simply could not function enough to drive. I try to k ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Panic Disorder
2/15/2014 3:29:51 PM

Reviewer: jacobs, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this medication has saved my life. I know people are like ohhh xanax, so addicting, but I was having anxiety so bad I could not leave my house and just kept getting worse. I dont abuse it, but take it daily and have for 8 years. I am weaning SLOWLY off if it. but for anxiety disorders it worked best for me.

Condition: Panic Disorder
2/7/2014 8:43:13 AM

Reviewer: dkmaddox123, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking benzodiazepines for 7 yrs, I started out on Xanax which worked well. My Dr switched me to Ativan which worked faster during an attack but the calming effect did not last as long as the Xanax. I have tried Tranxene, Klonipins, and Valium. I have been back on Xanax now for almost three yrs and it works but to be honest the Valium helped more and with less drowsiness and less overa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Panic Disorder
1/27/2014 8:47:44 AM

Reviewer: Moi, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a severe panic disorder. After having a breakdown inmy doctor's office she prescribed me this drug for me. It has been a miracle and I can SLEEP and function during the day like an almost normal person. The only down side is they ARE addictive. Take as prescribed ONLY and don't run out of them early. I did and was up for FIVE DAYS!!! So I went back to only take as needed and it' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Panic Disorder
1/17/2014 9:30:51 AM

Reviewer: scotty, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
without this medicine i just dont think panic attacks, could be treated . I tried over 20 medicine , xanax takes the fear of dieing away inn just a few minutes

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