Xanax, sold generically as alprazolam, is a popular drug to treat anxiety – and to sell on the street.
Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the US. They are meant to be used only short-term, but thousands use them long-term. That’s a big worry.
Quick, easy – and very, very risky.
The Conversation UK.
Buyers think you can tell the purity of a substance by looking at on an app – evidence shows they’re mistaken.
More young people are using Xanax – but overdose, addiction and side effects present serious risks.
This class of drug poses significant risks of misuse and dependence, paradoxical reactions, disinhibition, amnesia and intoxication.
The body responsible for regulating drugs in Australia, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), is poised to decide whether to restrict access to benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, Valium and Normison…