Xanax Addiction 101


Xanax is a commonly prescribed medication for anxiety, panic attacks, and insomnia. In fact, it is the most prescribed psychiatric drug in the US, with 50 million prescriptions given in 2013. The drug is quite addictive when used long-term. Even teenagers get addicted to Xanax, and most of them say that they got the drugs from their family‚Äôs medicine cabinets. Xanax has the generic name alprazolam, and it is under a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. These drugs are known as central nervous system depressants. In other words, the action of the drug is to give you a calm, relaxed …

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