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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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Xanax And Alcohol

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 13, 2020 Updated: February 4, 2020 Mixing Xanax and alcohol can cause dangerous side effects and long-term health problems. If you are addicted to both substances, you may be at risk of severe medical issues. Read below to find out more about the dangers of alcohol…