Xanax is benzodiazepine and its effects includes counteracting a brain chemicals that is creating anxiety. Mental conditions such as panic disorders or depression are often treated with Xanax. Xanax generally cures extreme disorder such as anxiety or heavy depression. Heavy depression may pass to a chronic disorder and may effect badly on every day life.
Anxiety symptoms are usually over-sweating and body shaking, nervous and shaky limbs, difficulty to breathe and fast heart beat, extreme fear of certain places, tension, unexplained fear of death etc. But Xanax gets to be prescribed for depression anxiety over some life time stressed experiences.
In general benzodiazepine group of medicines is strengthening gamma-amino butyric acid and those affect in the body and usually are relaxant of the muscle, the reduction of anxiety, a great desire for sleep and a damaged short term memory functions. Xanax is prescribed by physician and it is not good idea to take drug with alcohol. Xanax can not be taken with grapefruit because reacts terribly with the medication and may create dangerous side effects.
It is important to do not overdose with Xanax because it can be fatal for life especially if it is mixed with alcohol. Overdose with Xanax is pretty recognizable. A person who overdosed with Xanax loses ability to move, and is confused, feels tired in the muscles this feels over drowsiness and has a bad coordination problem, has a fainting dizziness, feels comatose and feels irregular heart race. All mixing of Xanax with sedatives or some other drugs may be deadly.
Xanax is not prescribed for patients with:
- Patients with depression
- patients with suicidal tendencies
- drug addicts
- liver disease or impair kidney patients
- patients with breathing difficulties
- glaucoma patients
- drug or alcohol abusers
- patients allergic on Lorazapam, Clorazepate, Chlordiazepoxide, Oxazepam or Diazepam
- pregnant or breastfeeding mothers
Xanax may have bad influence on the body if patients are using cold medicines, depression disorders medicines, allergy medicine, narcotic medications, sleeping pills or a seizure medications. f patients are taking propoxyphene, cimetidine, isoniazid, diltazem, antidepressants, birth control pills, medication for fungal problems or any sort of medication for seizure.
If the following symptoms are present and patient is taking Xanax, it is urgent to contact doctor ASAP. Symptoms like fainting or dizzy feel, heavy depression, urination trouble, strange behaviour, seizures, hostility, hyperactivity, hallucinations, agitation, trembling of muscles, yellow skin etc...
There are also less dramatic side effects of Xanax that need the consultation with doctor as well: side effects like problems to sleep, oversensitive irritability, not very clear vision, dry mouth, low sex desire, difficulty to focus, sudden weight changes, vomiting or constipation.