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houda76 posted:
i'm 34years old. i have bipolar , i'm taking xanax few mounths seens i started taking it, i started getting pain in my knees and the got swollen, now my muscles are hurting me my joints are all swollen. i was fine before i started taking it. nothing was hurting me physicaly.
with in 2 years taking it, i got orthritis all over my body. is it possible that this medicine would do this.
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Are you taking xanax only or other meds with it? What is the dosage? Xanax is a fast acting anti-anxiety med that is very addictive and is usually given on an as needed basis. I can think of no reason why it would cause orthritis. Start you question again under discussion and put Dr. Goldberg in the title.

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