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Signs of Abuse of Xanax

Xanax is a trade name for a prescription benzodiazepine medication available in generic form as alprazolam. This relatively fast-onset, short-duration-of-action sedative is prescribed to manage generalized anxiety and panic disorder.1 When...

Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax is a brand name for alprazolam—one of the most widely prescribed anti-anxiety medications in the United States. Though it may be used safely for the short-term management of panic and...

Xanax Side Effects

Sedative medications such as Xanax, especially when misused nonmedically, are associated with several side effects. Xanax is a type of benzodiazepine—a class of drugs that work to inhibit certain types of...

Xanax Overdose: Symptoms & Signs

Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine drug. With a relatively better safety profile and less potential for abuse, the benzodiazepine class of drugs became prevalently used alternatives to barbiturates.1 Despite an...

Dangers of Injecting and Snorting Xanax

Alprazolam, better known by its brand name Xanax, is a commonly prescribed anxiolytic medication. Alprazolam is a fast onset, short-acting medication used for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders....

Xanax Withdrawal: Timelines and Medications

Xanax is a brand name for alprazolam, a prescription drug primarily used for the short-term management of anxiety and panic disorder.1 This drug is a benzodiazepine, a class of central nervous...

Xanax Abuse, Addiction and Treatment Options

Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine and one of the most commonly prescribed sedative drugs in the United States. As a class of drugs, benzodiazepines are used to treat several medical/mental health...

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