anax, which is also known by its tradename as Alprozalam, is a widespread drug, which was introduced to the medical world in 1976. Xanax is prescribed for curing such mental disorders as panic, social anxiety, all types of phobias and general anxiety ailments. This substance, basically stored in tablets or capsules, contains benzodiazepine that influences on a nervous system, calming it down. Indeed, this class of medication works likes a natural chemical GABA, produced by the body, enhancing its effect. This drug is also may be used for depression treatment. However, a patient should be patient so that to avoid side effects of (Xanax) basically caused by a long-term use of this medicine.
Long-Term Effects of Xanax
Initially Xanax was developed as a short-term drug for anxiety management. It inhibits brain suppressive receptors by decreasing excitement of a nervous system. However, despite the fact that it has a positive effect when taken according to the doctor’s prescription, people tend to get addicted to the substance if taken for too long periods.
Moreover, some people mix Xanax substance with different types of downer medicine in order to have more pleasure. This usually leads to negative effects of Alprozalam and such health issues as coma, or death, and the less serious – respiratory failure. Moreover, such combinations of downers also lead to severe vasculocardiac malfunctions such as acute myocardial infarction. It should be taken into account that the longstanding usage of Xanax make people dependent on it – both physically and mentally as the way-out of stress, depression, responsibility of decision making in life.
Long-term effects of Xanax include brain efficiency degradation when a patient stops taking the drug after the long run usage. In addition to that, Alprozalam causes speech slowness, difficulties with concentration and brain cells destruction in a long perspective.
Most Widespread Negative Effects of Taking Xanax
Every patient who is about to fight anxiety, should carefully should learn negative effects of Alprozalam. Xanax abuse effects may differ from patient to patient, but here are the most common of them:
- Social isolation.
- Decreased libido.
- Suicidal behavior.
- Double or/and blurred vision.
- Periodical memory failures.
- Coordination malfunction.
- Severe chest pain.
- Unusual hyperactivity.
Symptoms of Xanax abused differ slightly, but there are some general identifiers that can be divided into several groups: physical and behavioral symptoms. So, there are common signals of Xanax addiction:
- Mood swings.
- Lying about the used amount of the drug.
- Losing concentration.
- Doctor shopping.
- Confusion of basic things.
- Excessive sleepiness.
- Paranoia feeling.
- Seeing things.
Alprozalam can lead to the following consequences when a patient stops taking the prescribed drug:
- Nausea and regular vomiting.
- Complicated depression.
- Cognitive dysfunction.
- Suicidal habitude.
That is why withdrawal is recommended to be carried out under personal doctor’s supervision.