Xanax is the brand name for a generic medication known as benzodiazepine also alprazolam, which is works by slowing down the brain. It is mainly prescribed for essential tremor, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and panic disorder. Sadly, Xanax can lead to addiction, particularly to anyone who has had a struggle with drug-seeking behavior.
The moment you stop using Xanax, you can at some point feel like life has sped up, Xanax withdrawal. This occurs as the brain is attempting to compensate for the depressant effect of Xanax by trying to reach homeostasis. During withdrawal, people can encounter seizures as the brain rebounds. Other symptoms include paranoia, sensitivity to light and sound, heart palpitations, blurred vision, loss of appetite, headaches, and etcetera.
The withdrawal syndrome is quite common and can last for five to seven days, though it can still extend for up to two weeks in other cases. Therefore, it is critically important to seek medical advice before discontinuing Xanax- this will help you use the right treatment for Xanax withdrawal including home remedies, medications or tampering.