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.
Can you detox from Xanax at home? Maybe. Should you? NO. Learn why medically managed detox for Xanax is critical here.
Xanax addiction help is both physical and psychological. Protocol on providing help for Xanax addiction here.
Xanax withdrawal can last a few weeks or longer until acute symptoms subside. Get your Xanax withdrawal timeline and more here.
Xanax withdrawal symptoms include panic attacks, racing thoughts, and severe depression. Learn what to expect during Xanax withdrawal here.
You treat Xanax addiction by first addressing chemical dependence on alprazolam and then by looking into the psychological reasons which compel use. More on how to treat Xanax addiction here.
Doctors recommend that you stop taking Xanax by tapering Xanax doses by 10% every 3-5 days, or 25% per week. But can you stop taking Xanax cold turkey? Learn how to stop taking Xanax here.