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Safe Xanax withdrawal is Possible with our program
XANAX is a short-acting drug in the benzodiazepine class of medications and is one of the most prescribed medications in the world today. XANAX reaches it peak level in the body within 1-2 hours, but this short half-life also contributes to episodes of breakthrough anxiety as the body reaches tolerance to the drug.
XANAX also alters the sleep architecture by reducing the amounts of restorative Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and increasing the non-restorative sleep patterns. This can result in daytime drowsiness and poor cognitive function. XANAX also depresses the tone of respiratory muscles, leading to sleep apnea.
Xanax has a rapid onset of action on the nervous system, which contributes to the high rate of addiction and increased anxiety as tolerance to the drug is reached - requiring higher doses to achieve the calming effects. Xanax can cause lung suppression when combined with alcohol, and if mixed with Kava, a semi-comatose state can occur. Due to the medical danger of a rapid titration or abrupt cessation, a gradual taper is recommended to allow the GABA receptors the chance to readjust between dose reductions.
In a United States physician survey, 84% of doctors reported XANAX as being extremely problematic in terms of the severity and prolonged nature of the benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome after discontinuation. Therefore, anyone taking XANAX should discontinue through slow and gradual dose reduction.
Xanax can cause a multitude of debilitating Xanax withdrawal symptoms. A slow titration is key to a successful Xanax withdrawal taper, as is eliminating interaction items and supporting your body. Learn our about natural approach. The Point of Return program was developed to make Xanax Withdrawal safe, but we also provide needed relief from the challenging symptoms with our nutraceuticals.
How Our Xanax Withdrawal Program Works:
- Our non-profit team of experts along with your doctor guide you every step of the way through your Xanax taper.
- Unique nutraceuticals are implemented to ease symptoms throughout Xanax Withdrawal.
- We guide you on potential interaction items to eliminate so your Xanax withdrawal is more comfortable.
- Our all-natural, non-drugging approach to Xanax addiction is used rather than adding other medications.
- Start your recovery from Xanax addiction today.
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*nutraceuticals are used throughout the taper
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Xanax abrupt discontinuation symptoms may include:
anxiety, blurred vision, decreased concentration, decreased mental clarity, depression, diarrhea, headache, heightened awareness of noise or bright lights, hot flushes, impaired sense of smell, insomnia, loss of appetite, loss of reality, muscle cramps, nervousness, rapid breathing, seizures, tingling sensation, tremor, twitching, weight loss
Xanax side effects may include:
abdominal discomfort, abnormal involuntary movement, agitation, allergies, anxiety, blurred vision, chest pain, confusion, constipation, decreased or increased sex drive, depression, diarrhea, difficult urination, dream abnormalities, drowsiness, dry mouth, fainting, fatigue, fluid retention, headache, hyperventilation (too frequent or too deep breathing), inability to fall asleep, increase or decrease in appetite, increased or decreased salivation, impaired memory, irritability, lack of or decreased coordination, light-headedness, low blood pressure, menstrual problems, muscular twitching, nausea and vomiting, nervousness, painful menstruation, palpitations, rapid heartbeat, rash, restlessness, ringing in the ears, sedation, sexual dysfunction, skin inflammation, speech difficulties, stiffness, stuffy nose, sweating, tiredness/sleepiness, tremors, upper respiratory infections, weakness, or weight gain, Abnormal muscle tone, arm or leg pain, concentration difficulties, dizziness, double vision, fear, hallucinations, hot flushes, inability to control urination or bowel movements, infection, itching, joint pain, loss of appetite, muscle cramps, muscle plasticity, rage, seizures, shortness of breath, sleep disturbances, slurred speech, stimulation, talkativeness, taste alterations, temporary memory loss, tingling or pins and needles, uninhibited behavior, urine retention, weakness in muscle and bone, yellow eyes and skin
Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms May Include:
abdominal pains, aching, agoraphobia, anxiety, blurred vision, body vibrations, changes in perception, diarrhea, distended abdomen, feeling of unreality, flu-like symptoms, flatulence, food cravings, hair loss, heart palpitations, heavy limbs, increased allergies, increased sense of smell, insomnia, lethargy, loss of balance, metallic taste, muscle spasms, nightmares, panic attacks, paranoia, persistent & unpleasant memories, severe headaches, shaking, short term memory loss, sore mouth and tongue, sound & light sensitivity, speech difficulties, sweating, suicidal thoughts, tinnitus, unusually sensitive, fear
What is Xanax
(Alprazolam, Niravam, Xanor, Kalma, Tafil, Alprox, Frontal)
Xanax (Alprazolam) is a potent short-acting benzodiazepine that possesses anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), sedative, hypnotic, anticonvulsant and amnestic (loss of memory) properties. Xanax is the most misused benzodiazepine in the United States. Tolerance to the therapeutic effects can occur within a short period of time and long term use is greater than 10-14 days, necessitating higher levels of Xanax to produce the calming effect. Physical dependence commonly occurs as a result of using Xanax and is characterized by a withdrawal and rebound symptoms thus necessitate a gradual reduction in dosage to minimize any withdrawal symptoms.
Xanax Withdrawal can cause a multitude of debilitating symptoms. A slow titration is key to a successful benzodiazepine taper, as is eliminating interaction items.
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