Those who are suffering from the anxiety and depression disorders often go beyond the alcohol. As the alcohol has the compounds which can able to soothe mind and body, it gives a refreshment and relaxation from the hectic schedules. Overuse of the alcohol may lead to make the harmful diseases in the body. Generally, alcohol should not be mixed with any other medications, because it may cause any unwanted reactions. This is especially true when it is added with xanal. In this article, you are going to see the adverse effects that you face when you take the combination of alcohol and xanax.
What is xanax and how it reacts with alcohol?
Xanax is therapeutically known as Alprazolam, which is a type of benzodiazepine and it is often prescribed for General Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The statistics of 2013 has mentioned that nearly 49 million of xanax prescriptions have made by the psychiatric practitioners in the United States of America. As it is having highly addictive qualities, the xanax is considered as the abused medication.
By the reason of increasing their euphoric effects, people who are taking the xanax mix it with alcohol. Some people have reported as they experience some pleasant actions when they take this combination like as follows.
Even though it offers these pleasant feelings, there is also a dark side with this combination. Since both the xanax and alcohol are both the central nervous suppressants, they may lead to slow the activities of brain. In fact, xanax can react with the alcohol and this may be potentially deadly. Even if you drink at the normal amount of this combination, it may cause some adverse effects like as follows.
- Slower heart rate
- Loss of consciousness
- Cardiac arrest
So, if you are your loved one are facing these problems, medical help should be required immediately.