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Klonopin vs Xanax

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: June 12, 2021 Updated: June 29, 2021 When it comes to treating anxiety, the decision may come down to Klonopin vs. Xanax. These are the two of the leading prescription medications for treating anxiety disorders in the short term. They…

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How Xanax Addiction Develops

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 8, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 Xanax is the most commonly-prescribed psychiatric medication in the United States. It is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines—sometimes called benzos–are a class of drug that is thought to have a calming effect on the nerves in the brain and spinal cord by…

Developing Benzo Addiction

How Benzo Addictions Develop And When To Seek Treatment

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 26, 2021 Updated: April 22, 2021 People dealing with mental health issues or other disorders may receive a benzodiazepine prescription from their doctor. It is possible to form an addiction to the medication if you do not stick to the recommended dosage. Once a benzo addiction…

Xanax Pills in Developing Addiction

How Xanax Addictions Develop

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 19, 2021 Updated: April 22, 2021 Xanax is the brand name for alprazolam and belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. The drug is typically used for sedative purposes. It’s often prescribed to patients dealing with mental health issues like panic disorder and anxiety. Doctors…