Xanax is one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the U.S. However, just because it’s prescribed by doctors doesn’t mean it’s safe for recreational use. Like other prescription drugs, misusing Xanax can cause dependence and addiction, and once you’re addicted, it can be difficult to stop. Xanax withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable and […]
Updated on March 16th, 2021 Anxiety disorders affect nearly a quarter of the American population every year.1 People with anxiety disorders are also two to three times more likely than the general population to experience a substance use disorder at some point in their lives.2
Xanax and Prozac are both commonly prescribed for panic disorder. These two drugs are similar in many ways but they also have a few major differences. If you or a loved one is addicted to Xanax or Prozac, here’s what you need to know about the side effects of abuse, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment for […]
Xanax and Zoloft are two commonly prescribed medications for anxiety disorder and panic attacks. Although similar, there are several differences between these two drugs. In this blog, we’ll explore the primary differences between the side effects of abuse, withdrawal symptoms, and medical uses of Xanax and Zoloft.
Xanax and Ativan are both potentially addictive benzodiazepines that are used to treat anxiety and other clinical disorders. Ativan and Xanax withdrawal symptoms can both be severe, however, there are several main differences between these two drugs as well. This blog explains the primary difference between Xanax and Ativan, as well as the side effects […]
Many addictive drugs cause harmful long-term effects when they are abused over and over again. However, quitting is often a double-edged sword due to the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms they can also cause.
What is a Speedball?A “speedball” is a mixture of stimulant and depressant drugs, most commonly heroin and cocaine. The mixture is typically injected into the veins but may also be snorted simultaneously. Known for the intense high it produces, this drug combination is especially dangerous and can cause serious side effects, overdose, or death.
Withdrawal symptoms are one of the most common concerns among people who want to quit their drug of choice. Just the thought of detox being painful or uncomfortable can be enough to make many people forego sobriety and keep using drugs or alcohol to prevent withdrawal symptoms.
Xanax and Valium are both benzodiazepines and prescription drugs that are used to treat anxiety disorders. However, the two are different in some aspects too. In this blog, we’ll provide an in-depth overview of what each drug is, as well as its side effects, withdrawal symptoms, and risks of addiction, and compare the two side-by-side.
Abusing drugs and alcohol simultaneously is common in America, but it doesn’t come without serious risks. In 2011, there were 606,653 Emergency Department visits involving alcohol, and many of these also involved other drugs.1 Research findings also show people who are addicted to alcohol are much more likely than the general population to also abuse […]