Xanax is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety caused by depression. Xanax is a federally controlled substance (C-IV) because it can be abused or addictive. Xanax is also used to treat panic disorder, whether or not you worry about the places and conditions that may cause panic, impotence, or embarrassment (phobia).
How to use Xanax
Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders or short-term relief of anxiety symptoms. The anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment. General anxiety disorder is considered by impractical or extreme anxiety. Xanax is also suitable for the treatment of panic disorder, whether or not he suffers from agoraphobia, and can reduce the number of panic attacks suffered.
Side Effects of Xanax
Side effects are usually seen at the start of treatment and usually go away after continued use of the medicine. Possible side effects of Xanax are:
Storage of Xanax
Store this mediation in a bottle at room temperature. This mediation is very dangerous for children’s. Try to keep this mediation in a safe place.
Precautions of Xanax
To ensure the safe and effective use of benzodiazepines, all patients prescribed Xanax will receive the following advice:
- Tell your doctor about alcohol consumption and the medications you are currently taking, including over-the-counter medications. Liquor should not be used during treatment with benzodiazepines.
- Xanax is not recommended for pregnancy. If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby or are pregnant while taking medication, please tell your doctor.
- Do not drive a car or operate heavy or dangerous machinery until you understand the impact of Xanax on you.
Drug Interactions Xanax
The following medicines may improve the effects of Xanax:
- HIV protease inhibitors, such as ritonavir
Benzodiazepines (including Xanax) have an additional inhibitory effect on the central nervous system (CNS) when used with the following drugs:
Other psychotropic drugs
An overdose of Xanax can be fatal, especially if the drug is taken with alcohol or other drugs. If the pill is crushed or chewed, an overdose can also occur as the medication is designed to be released into the system at regular intervals. Symptoms include:
- Slow heart rate
- Extreme drowsiness
- Difficulty breathing
- Lost balance
- Muscular weakness
So many medicines will be taken for the treatment of Xanax overdose and if other medicines or alcohol are also taken.