WTF Ativan vs Xanax

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  1. Biff DiBiase

    Biff DiBiase Philanthropist and accountant at Larry, Inc. POTY Stern Forum Gold

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    Since I hate flying and airlines don't offer enough booze for me to guzzle, I rely on controlled substances. I typically use Xanax, but my doctor offered me Ativan this time. What's the difference? Does one work better, faster, etc?

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    Just take it and shut up.
     
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    Ativan never worked for me - Jesus' blood never failed me yet
     
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    Even if I take like 5?
     
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    It's been about 25 years since I was on either (Atiivan first then Xanax) and I like Atiivan better.
     
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    Meditation
     
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    No clue. I rarely take pills.
     
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    Pfff.
     
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    Bet your whores do, though!
     
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    I was on them for a about two years and it wasn't too bad going off. I cut and chipped the Xanax down until I completely quit.
     
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    Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques/meditation don't work for me, Mlaw; I require mind altering substances for such ventures.
     
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    Only when they are trying to numb themselves to the memories.
     
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    xanax if you absolutely positively have to get fucked up NOW, accept no substitute. chew em or rail em if you can't wait the 10min come up. problem is they wear off kinda fast, cpl hrs... If its a looong flight and u want to stay out, klonopins...The longest lasting but least fun.

    ativans last longer than xanax but don't have the same punch in the face feeling
     
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    it passes thru the bloodstream too quickly - xanax lasts for about 4 hours. Take 3 wait 30 minutes and pop another 2
    Ativan is like water to me - pisses out too easily
     
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    Dont drink on Ativan, xanax you can drink on moderately :nono:
     
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    Same here, hate. I mean hate to fly. Last time I flew to Disneyland, started doing shots of vodka at 9am, took half a Xanax at 11. Bought a bottle of vodka at the airport. All tolled, 16 shots. That plane could have been on fire and I would have laughed.
     
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    I find Xanax packs more of a punch & acts quicker, particularly if you take it on an empty stomach.
    With that said, I find myself relying more & more on TM
     
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    Ativan is shit, don't take it. It's like Xanax but worse and less effective. Love, guy who got hooked on these types of pills young. Recently got off all of it.


    It still wouldn't have the same effect as Xanax. Xanax like relaxes your whole body, Ativan not really, even if you took a ton of it
     
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    The wife and I fly a few times a year, and there's always enough booze. What airline are you flying? The trick is to hit the bar before the flight. If you're flying with a friend or spouse, drink their drinks too. (if they don't want them).
     
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