The effects of Xanax (alprazolam) don’t last long – about 4 hours. This is why Xanax is not always the drug of choice for treating chronic anxiety disorders. More here on Xanax’s duration of action, as well as effects on the body. Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders and panic attacks. Xanax is a central nervous system depressant and works as a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines are thought to exert their effects by binding at stereospecific receptors at several sites within the central nervous system. Clinically, all benzodiazepines cause a dose-related central nervous system depressant activity varying from mild impairment of task performance to hypnosis. Xanax effects on the body can include: The half-life of Xanax is a lengthy 11 hours. Xanax reaches peak levels in the blood within 2 hours. However, despite taking several days to leave the body, the effects of Xanax tend to wear off after about 4 hours, so it may need to be taken several times throughout the day. The captain of his football team at Roseville High School, he had a scholarship to study and play football at Macalester College worth $240,000. After waking up in his girlfriend’s car surrounded by the flashing lights of White Bear Lake police squad cars. On Thursday, he completed a drug treatment program. The captain of his football team at Roseville High School, he had a job, a long-term girlfriend and scholarships worth $240,000 to study and play football at Macalester. “I thought I was an anomaly — a college athlete that screwed up my football career and my school career by using drugs,” he said this week. I knew it was a bigger problem.” Dimler, 19, completed drug treatment on Thursday, more than two months after he was admitted for in-patient care. He suspects he had been passed out for hours and still doesn’t remember everything about that night. “I knew at that point I was going to jail, and that it was not going to end well,” he said. Xanax, or alprazolam, is an anti-anxiety drug in the benzodiazepine family, a depressant similar to Valium and Ativan prescribed for extremely stressful situations for those suffering from severe anxiety, such as plane trips or the first day of school. Abuse of prescription opioids such as Vicodin and Oxy Contin have dominated the drug-abuse narrative in recent years, for good reason. But benzodiazepine has become “a huge problem,” said Dr. Joseph Lee, medical director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Youth Continuum in Plymouth. Minnesota’s wrestling program is being investigated internally and by campus police after an anonymous wrestler alleged that teammates were using and selling Xanax.
Alprazolam belongs to the class of medicines called benzodiazepines. It is used to for the short-term symptomatic relief of excessive anxiety. It is also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Alprazolam works by slowing down the brain (central nervous system). This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here. British students are using Xanax in growing numbers. It's 10 times stronger than Valium, relatively easy to get hold of, but has been linked to at least two recent student suicides. Xanax is addictive, dangerous, and we don't encourage or endorse taking it. But, burying your head in the sand about drugs isn't going to help anyone. You've probably seen those little white bars by now, the ones with the little lines pressed into them. Some use Xanax's anti-anxiety effects to self medicate, while others do it to get a buzz, or to help them get to sleep after a big night. Whilst it's a prescription drug in the US, it's less widely available in the UK. Legitimately, it's only available on a private prescription. Yet its ready availability on the deep web, or casually through friends – most students we recently surveyed get it from someone they know – means Xanax culture and usage is spreading among British students.
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