Xanax is a prescription drug that treats patients who have anxiety, panic and stress disorders. The generic name for Xanax is alprazolam. Alprazolam is in a class of medication called benzodiazepines, or benzos. It treats anxiety, panic and stress by calming down brain excitement. This calming effect drives many to abusing Xanax and possibly needing Xanax addiction help. It is a very dependant drug. Often, those who become addicted to Xanax do it accidentally through doctor prescriptions. When used properly, the patient will take either the pill or liquid form three to four times a day. However, an addict has to take up 20 to 30 pills a day in order to achieve the initial feeling because they have built up a tolerance.
With any drug, it is important to know what some of the street names are. Xanax is sometimes given a nickname based on the color or dosage.
Xanax is in a class of drugs called benzodiazepines, which are commonly referred to as benzos. With the different amounts of Xanax available, the price also differs. Here are the typical amounts available:
The prices also often depend on the difficulty and the expenses the dealer had when obtaining the pills.
If you or a loved one is addicted to Xanax, it is important to seek help. Xanax is a highly dependent drug. Once addicted, the effects are devastating. Many lose their jobs, dreams and ambitions. But, there is hope. If you are interested in receiving information on Xanax detox or rehab, please call our toll free number at 877-345-3357.
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