I've had two strokes and too many mini-strokes to even count. I'm still having the mini-strokes, and it is frustrating. I am a Brain Stem Stroke Survivor and have had two TIA's.
Ischemic stroke is caused essentially when a clot of some kind blocks an artery (incoming blood...veins are outgoing) and the blood supply and therefore oxygen, is cut off from an area...No oxygen...the brain cells die, which is the stroke.
(1 mg in the morning and 2 mg at night.) Twice a day. I take extended release Xanax. After my BSS one of my deficiets is anxiety. My work place is very loud and fast paced. I have basically been on this medication for a little over two years. I have trouble with noise and crowds.
When you pull Xanax out and GABA levels are insufficient to slow the system you now have a patient with increased heart rate, increased blood Xanax belongs) can result in seizures or blood pressure increases so severe that they cause status epilepticus (seizures which do not stop), stroke or death.
This is an important point I don't think most people realize. Suddenly stopping a benzodiazepine (the class of drugs to which Xanax belongs) can result in seizures or blood pressure increases so severe that they cause status epilepticus (seizures which do not stop), stroke or death. He was in his late 20's at the time. He lived, but lost 60% of his kidney function. I lost one client to such seizures and another client spent several weeks in the ICU because they could not get him out of "stroke range".
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"Essentially, rebound goes beyond tolerance into the early phase of a withdrawal syndrome that develops between doses" and warns that.
Hello very very interesting information and excellent blog.
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"the duration of action of alprazolam is too brief to prevent rebound anxiety with dose administration four times daily"
Posted by: Shaheen Lakhan| April 30, 2009 at 01:12 PM Thank you Shaheen!
"Rebound is the expression of new time-limited symptoms that were not present before treatment and depend on the pharmacokinetics of the drug"
I'm afraid this article may suggest that an alternative benzo might be safer if not read carefully.
Ischaemic stroke is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Atrial On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977.
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I did some research and plaquenil could have been the reason. I was taking plaquenil 200mg daily for 30 days or so. I worked for the rheumatologist at the time he.
Some seniors become increasingly anxious after a stroke to the point where added nervousness interferes with their recovery. Benzodiazepines like Valium and Xanax can address short-term anxiety in seniors, provided there are no interactions with other medications they may be taking for pre-stroke.
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