I take Xanax but not daily. I only take it as needed. Which for me is about
1-3 times a month.
As for other benzo's there is Valium and Ativan. Ativan might be a little heavy for you though as it causes alot of sleepiness. There is another that starts with a C, but for the life of me I can't remember the name. Hopefully someone will be along soon who does remember the name.
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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