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What Are the Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Xanax

Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative, or central nervous system depressant medication, that is commonly used to address issues with clinically significant anxiety, to initiate sleep, and to address agitation. It...

What Are the Differences between Xanax and Ativan?

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Benzodiazepines have been prescribed for decades, to treat anxiety, epilepsy, panic disorders, and similar conditions. They are widely prescribed,...

The Difference between Tranxene and Xanax

Xanax is the brand name of a drug that includes the generic drug alprazolam as its active ingredient. Classified as a benzodiazepine, Xanax is one of the most widely used drugs...

The Difference between Klonopin And Xanax

At first glance, Klonopin (clonazepam) and Xanax (alprazolam) are extremely similar. They are both members of the benzodiazepine family, central nervous system depressants, and anxiolytics, which means they are most...

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System?

Xanax is a central nervous system depressant of the benzodiazepine class, commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It’s very effective at calming acute anxiety and panic attacks, and...

Benzodiazepines: Methods of Use and Abuse

Benzodiazepines are prescription sedatives that are commonly prescribed for the short-term management of anxiety. Benzodiazepines increase the efficiency of GABA, a neurotransmitter that inhibits activity in the brain to produce...

Overdosing on Xanax

Xanax is a well-known and often-prescribed drug used to treat chronic anxiety disorders and panic disorders. It was first introduced to the market in 1981 and soon became a “blockbuster...

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a common medication for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. As a central nervous system depressant of the benzodiazepine variety,...

Xanax: Withdrawal, Tapering, and Detox Timeline

Overview – How Long Does Xanax Withdrawal Last? EARLY WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS (1-4 DAYS): Rebound anxiety Anxiety ACUTE WITHDRAWAL (4-10 DAYS): Dry Retching Panic Attacks LATE WITHDRAWAL (10 DAYS TO A...

The Dangers of Xanax ‘Bars’ (aka ‘Zanies’ or ‘Planks’)

Xanax (generic name: alprazolam) is a common prescription medication of the benzodiazepine class that’s used to treat anxiety and panic disorders as well as nausea from chemotherapy. It was first...

Getting Rehab for Xanax Addiction

Xanax is a prescription medication used  to treat anxiety and panic disorders, and it is sometimes prescribed to treat alcohol withdrawal and insomnia. The generic name of this medication is alprazolam, and...

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