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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…

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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…

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The Long-Term Effects of Xanax

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 29, 2020 Updated: November 25, 2020 Xanax’s official name is Alprazolam. It is a prescription medication with a variety of uses. Xanax belongs to the class of drugs known as anxiolytics. This means it can treat symptoms of anxiety or panic disorders. In as much as…

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Klonopin vs Xanax

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: September 11, 2019 Updated: June 12, 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…