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Xanax the new chill pill?

Posted by: 2UE | 14 July, 2012 - 10:33 AM
Warnings over prescription medications and their misuse

Xanax, why so many Australians are taking it, and why it can be so dangerous? John Stanley gets the latest medical news on these chill pills and why there has been caution issued around taking them.


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  • I was prescribed Xanax, by my neurologist for anxiety associated with my Parkinson's disease. It was good for the anxiety feeling but i could see it was addictive and it did not agree with my Parkinson's Medication. The end result was that I 'withdrew' from it twice, on advice of a pyschiatrist, and believe you me it was not easy. I am still suffering with the anxiety associated with this awful disease , but i will not take Xanax again.
    In order to prescribe this the Dr. must phone Canberra and have it approved.
    Robyne Waller

    Robyne Waller Saturday 14 July, 2012 - 2:07 PM

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