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What’s the Lethal Dosage of Xanax (Bars)?

Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine, or benzo, that is used to help treat people with anxiety and panic disorders. Benzos are prescription medications that act on GABA receptors to increase inhibitory...

Taking Xanax with Alcohol

It’s easy to assume that a prescription medication is safe, especially if it was given to you by your doctor. However, this is not necessarily the case. Every substance has...

Xanax (Alprazolam) Addiction: Side Effects of Xanax Abuse

Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine that is used to treat conditions such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and panic disorder.1 Benzodiazepines are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in...

Why Is Valium Addictive?

Valium is the brand name for a popular benzodiazepine, diazepam. The drug was approved in 1963 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the generic version was approved in 1985. Like other...

What Is Benzo Fury?

  Benzo Fury is the name of a new psychoactive substance (NPS) that was very popular in the United Kingdom starting around 2010 and banned in 2014. It was also sold legally in...

Using Benzodiazepines to Ease Withdrawal Pains 

There are lots of recommendations on the Internet for methods of managing withdrawal symptoms during detox. Individuals who have been through withdrawal or who think they know what would work are often happy to offer advice...

Health Concerns of Prolonged Valium Abuse

Valium, made from the generic diazepam, is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety, sleep issues, restless leg syndrome, muscle spasms, and other medical problems. It’s also often given to patients...

How Can Doctor-Prescribed Valium Lead to an Addiction?

Many people still assumed that prescription medications are generally safe because they’re given out by doctors. National surveys have found that people even consider them to be safe to abuse...

How Long Does Valium Withdrawal Last?

Valium is one of the original medications to come out of the benzodiazepine class of drugs.It’s often prescribed to people to take before they go in for surgery or another...

Valium Abuse: What Are The Side Effects of Valium

Valium was the first brand name ever given to the drug diazepam, a sedative of the benzodiazepine class that’s used for various health issues, such as insomnia, anxiety disorders, restless...

Understanding What Occurs in a Benzodiazepine Overdose

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Popular brand names include Valium and Xanax. The first benzodiazepine drug, Librium, was marketed in 1955, and...

What Are the Issues of Taking Benzodiazepines and Alcohol?

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a class of medication used to treat anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. They first emerged on the market in the...

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System?

When a person is trying to manage withdrawal from an addictive substance, it can be important to understand how the drug works in the body and how long it takes for...

How to Wean off Xanax | Xanax Tapering Schedule

The first step in recovery from an addiction to Xanax is to admit that there is a problem. When the need for Xanax becomes so great that a person must continually...

What Is Xanax Used to Treat?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), more than 18 percent of adults will experience some kind of anxiety disorder in any given year. This makes chronic anxiety...

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