Xanax Side Effects & Risks FAQ

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Xanax Side Effects / Aprazolam Side Effects What is xanax used for? Xanax is used primarily for anxiety, but a doctor may also prescribe it for other conditions such as panic attacks, depression, insomnia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and others. It can be taken orally in tablet form, sublingually under tongue, by injection […]

Fentanyl Side Effects & Risks

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What is fentanyl used for? Fentanyl is a powerful opioid painkiller that can be prescribed to treat severe chronic or acute pain. It’s also commonly used as an adjunct in anesthesia and sedation, especially when the patient has been given other drugs such as midazolam or propofol. In addition, it may be administered by injection […]

How Long Do Withdrawals Last? Benzos, Alcohol Opiates & More

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Timeline   You may be familiar with the most popular Benzos: Common benzodiazepines include Xanax (alprazolam), Klonopin (clonazepam), Ativan (lorazepam), and Valium (diazepam), Restoril (temazepam). Benzodiazepines are Schedule IV controlled substances per the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Schedule IV drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a low potential for abuse […]

Types of Detox: What is it like to Detox in Rehab?

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What Is Detox In Rehab? The purpose of detox is to help you make it through the early stages of withdrawal. This is the period where your body is detoxing from the effects of drugs and alcohol, and this can have a significant impact on your mental and physical health. During this time, your body […]