Xanax is prescription
tranquilizer which depresses the nervous system in a way similar to alcohol.
Xanax has found its way from pharmacies to drug dealers, and is being
abused by young, healthy people who want to get high. These club-hopping,
twenty-something, casual ``Xannie poppers'' are using the drug in combination
with other stimulants, from alcohol to cocaine.
symptoms from Xanax feel like the opposite of the therapeutic effects.
Xanax withdrawal can produce especially severe withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms
that are similar to those in alcohol withdrawal, include jittery, shaky feelings
and any of the following:
- rapid heartbeat
- shaky hands
- insomnia or disturbed
- anxiety and agitation