It’s a prescription. What’s the problem?

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Apr 24, 2018 9:30:00 AM

We trust our doctors to prescribe medications that will help us. We don’t often think about the possible consequences of filling a prescription. While therapeutic doses of a medicine may be helpful, many can be harmful, addictive, or even fatal if taken in excess or over an extended period of time.

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A Brief Introduction to Xanax

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Apr 3, 2018 9:30:00 AM

In 1982, Xanax (alprazolam) was the first drug to be approved to treat panic disorder. Since 2010, it has been the most prescribed – and the most misused – benzodiazepine in the US. It works faster and is ten times stronger than Valium (diazepam). It is a schedule IV controlled substance which means that it has accepted medical use in the US, it has a low potential for abuse (compared to schedule I-III substances), and abuse may lead to low to moderate physical, or high psychological dependence.

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Tags: residential drug recovery program, drug addiction, xanax, xanax abuse