"Killed by Prescription Drugs" was the soundbite that headlined much of the instant media coverage of Whitney Houston's sudden death on Saturday. Some reports even named Xanax, a benzodiazepine, as the culprit; others repeated rumors of a Xanax/Ativan/Valium triple-benzo cocktail. If by Monday.
But just as Seconal, Nembutal and other "dolls" bagged some of Hollywood's biggest hides, including Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix and Tennessee Williams, so Xanax can claim a star-studded (and growing) roster of RIPs, including, Michael Jackson and Heath Ledger. Anna Nicole Smith OD'd on nine such drugs, including four different benzos. These and the vast majority of other fatal overdoses involve Xanax taken, not alone, but with a cocktail of other psychoactive drugs and/or alcohol. Ironically, when the first benzodiazepines hit the market -- Librium in 1960 and Valium ten years later -- they were hailed as a great advance over barbiturates for the very reason that benzos appeared to be far less toxic and therefore harder to OD on.
Yet this serious drawback quickly earned Valium the ironic encomium "mother's little helper." While only a conspiracy theorist would accuse drugmakers of intentionally designing to promote addictiveness, a business model with higher margins than addiction is hard to imagine.
Commonly referred to as Xannies, benzos, and bars, Xanax is the brand name for the highly potent, addictive and powerful drug Alprazolam. It can be found in the form of round tablets or rectangular pills, and in a variety of colors. Xanax is used to treat a wide array of anxiety and panic disorders, and it.
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Commonly referred to as Xannies, benzos, and bars, Xanax is the brand name for the highly potent, addictive and powerful drug Alprazolam. Xanax is used to treat a wide array of anxiety and panic disorders, and it does so very effectively due to the extreme feeling of relaxation and carelessness that it produces.
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Recommendations for the use.
Self-administration of Xanax (Alprazolam) can harm your body, it is highly recommended to consult a qualified doctor who will prescribe the optimal dosing regimen and talk about precautions.
Xanax (Alprazolam) is prescribed for treatment of diseases caused by excessive activity of neurotransmitters of the brain and increased excitability of the central nervous system: - Anxiety - Neuroses - Pathological phobia.
- Take the pill regardless of the meal, but if you feel pain in the stomach after taking the pills, you can start taking the drug after a meal, so it will decrease the impact of active substances on the stomach wall Precautions.
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His solicitor Vanessa Francis told magistrates in Exeter: “Xanax is flavour of the month with young people. We hear about it almost every time we are in interviews with police. When it is combined with cannabis it can have extremely unhelpful effects. It is very cheap and seems to be what everyone is taking.”.
He had previously lived with mum but had moved into the YMCA after she got fed up with his cannabis use. Hunter was currently unable to carry out unpaid work because of his anxiety and depression.
The defendant has seven previous convictions to his name, including one for violence.
No physical violence took place. Ms Baker said another resident stood between the pair and Hunter left.
Witnesses said he was staggering around and appeared to have taken drugs. He told staff he had punched it off the ceiling.
Hunter then went to the door of a neighbouring room and threatened the teenage woman with a dumbbell, calling her a ‘snotty b***h and saying ‘I’m going to smash your head in’
When it is combined with cannabis it can have extremely unhelpful effects.
A further two teenagers have been arrested as part of an investigation into the supply of the prescription drug Xanax, in part of Wiltshire. Earlier this month about 20 teenagers aged 15 and 16 needed treatment after taking the tablets, usually used to treat anxiety or panic disorders. Wiltshire Police said two.
"This drug is reported to be as addictive as heroin and been linked to placing users at risk of significant harm and vulnerability," the police spokesman said.
A further two teenagers have been arrested as part of an investigation into the supply of the prescription drug Xanax, in part of Wiltshire.
Earlier this month about 20 teenagers aged 15 and 16 needed treatment after taking the tablets, usually used to treat anxiety or panic disorders.
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A police spokesman said a 15-year-old boy who was arrested earlier in the week had also been released pending further investigations.
The arrests follow a warning to parents and guardians in Salisbury to talk to their children about the risks of taking drugs that have not been prescribed for them.
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"It is being sold through illegitimate sources at very low prices, making this attractive to young impressionable children.".
They were later released on bail.
Wiltshire Police said two men aged 18 and 19 from Salisbury were held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class C drugs.
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