Xanax Abuse and Drug Interactions

Xanax Abuse and Drug InteractionsXanax is used to treat the symptoms of anxiety disorders by calming activity in the brain. When used as prescribed, Xanax is relatively harmless. When Xanax is misused or taken with other drugs, it can lead to serious health and addiction problems.

The Effects of Mixing Xanax and LSD

Xanax may be combined with hallucinogenic drugs, when it is abused. Users may combine these drugs in the hopes of reducing the anxiety commonly associated with LSD use. However this harmful combination does more than users hope or expect. LSD mixed with any selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) such as Xanax is less effective. Users will have to take more LSD to experience the usual “high” or “trip,” and this increased use puts users at higher risk of having a bad LSD use experience. Taking these two drugs in conjunction can also lead to seizures and amnesia. This amnesia contributes to rumors of Xanax decreasing the chance of a “bad trip,” as users combining LSD and Xanax may not be able to remember the experience at all, good or bad.

The Effects of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax and alcohol have similar effects, so the amount of alcohol you drink is drastically reduced. Just one drink can make you drunk, but you may drink the same amount you would normally consume when not taking Xanax. The combination of these two drugs leads to severe intoxication and compromised judgment.

The Effects of Mixing Xanax and Narcotic Pain Relievers

Do not take Xanax with any depressant drug such as pain relievers or sedatives. This combination can shut down a user’s central nervous system. This can lead to death or permanent physical or mental damage.

Get Help to End the Dangers of Xanax Interactions

If you or someone you love is abusing Xanax or combining it with other drugs, professional help is needed before the worst happens. Call our toll-free helpline to learn about the risks of combining drugs and the dangers of delaying addiction treatment. We are here 24 hours a day, so please don’t hesitate to call now.

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