What kinds of treatments can you expect when going to rehab for Xanax addiction? A brief (but thorough) review here.
Xanax works via the central nervous system and affects almost all systems of the body. More on Xanax effects here.
Xanax withdrawal treatment includes protocols for tapering down dosage slowly over time. Additionally, you treat Xanax withdrawal via pharmacological and/or psychological support. More on xanax withdrawal treatment here.
Symptoms of Xanax addiction include taking more Xanax than you planned, loss of control of Xanax use, and cravings for Xanax. How can you identify and address Xanax addiction? We explore here.
We do not recommend that you snort Xanax. But if you’re considering this mode of administration, what happens? Is snorting Xanax dangerous? We explore the risks and side effects of nasal insufflation of Xanax here.
Xanax withdrawal includes signs such as headache, mood swings, and rebound anxiety. More on Xanax withdrawal signs here, with a section for your questions at the end.
Xanax is usually abused by chewing or snorting the pills, or by self-medicating for anxiety. In fact, any use of Xanax OTHER THAN PRESCRIBED is considered Xanax abuse. More here on signs of Xanax abuse and what you can do about them.
Doctors do not recommend you go off Xanax cold turkey. As a benzodiazepine, you risk serious side effects such as seizures, mood swings, and even suicidal thoughts. More on how to safely go off Xanax here.
The best way to withdraw from Xanax is by slowly reducing doses of alprazolam over the course of 6 weeks to 6 months. More on how to withdraw from Xanax safely here.
Normal Xanax withdrawal side effects include restlessness, anxiety, and fatigue. But stopping Xanax suddenly can also induce seizures, psychosis, and suicide. More here on potential side effects during Xanax withdrawal here.