How long does it take to detox from xanax

How Long Does it Take to Detox From Xanax?

When most people get a prescription for Xanax (alprazolam) it is because they are typically going through a difficult period emotionally and need some help managing the excessive stress or anxiety.  The problem with Xanax is that even taking the drug as prescribed can lead to addiction in short order.  Why?  Because tolerance to the […]

symptoms of OD on Xanax

Symptoms of OD on Xanax and Detox Options

It is very common for someone who is going through a particularly stressful life event to rely on Xanax (alprazolam) to help smooth out the edges.  Xanax is a go-to medication that is prescribed for individuals struggling with anxiety or panic disorder.  By slowing down the central nervous system and reducing the abnormal excitement levels […]

clonazepam withdrawal symptoms list

Clonazepam Withdrawal Symptoms List

Clonazepam, under the brand name of Klonopin, is a tranquilizer often prescribed to aid individuals who suffer from panic attacks or seizures.  Clonazepam is in the benzodiazepine family of Schedule IV drugs that happen to be highly addictive, so should only be prescribed for a short-term period. Unfortunately, the drug also produces a euphoric high […]

detoxing from benzos in hospitals

Detoxing From Benzos in Hospitals and Residential Treatment Programs

Benzodiazepines (aka benzos) are a class of drugs used primarily to help patients struggling with anxiety or insomnia.  The drugs are commonly dispensed under the brand names Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin, Halcion, and Valium.  They are fast-acting, inexpensive sedatives that provide swift relief for these legitimate medical issues.  The problem is, benzos are also highly addictive […]

what happens in detox

What Happens in Detox

What Happens in Detox? Anyone who has made the courageous attempt to detox from drug or alcohol addiction alone is likely to have been humbled by the experience.  Not anticipating the intense discomfort that detox involves can lead to disappointment and feelings of despair unless guided and supported by addiction professionals.  Any hope of completing […]

xanax rehab length of time

What is the Xanax Rehab Length of Time?

What You Need to Know about Xanax Rehab and Recovery from Xanax Dependency Xanax is the most prescribed psychiatric drug in the U.S. with over 47 million prescriptions written for it in 2011.  Xanax (alprazolam, in the benzodiazepine family) is a depressant that acts on the central nervous system, and is used to treat a […]