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Effects of Mixing Alcohol and Clonazepam

Clonazepam is the generic form of Klonopin and used for the treatment of anxiety disorders and seizures. It’s categorized as a benzodiazepine and works to relax the central nervous system and brain. It also balances chemicals in the brain. This is commonly used for treating bipolar disorder, stroke victims and people with epilepsy. This drug […]

Effects of Mixing Alcohol and Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide is indicated for the management of acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome. It is a long-acting benzodiazepine that has anxiolytic, sedative, and hypnotic properties. However, its long half-life can also cause an alcoholic who is seeking alcohol withdrawal treatment to become addicted to chlordiazepoxide and alcohol. “Chlordiazepoxide must not be taken for longer than four months […]

Effects of Mixing Alcohol and Benzodiazepines

People who are addicted to benzodiazepines and alcohol often mix the two drugs to experience a greater high. A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry indicated that up to 41 percent of alcoholics admitted to abusing benzodiazepines. The ability to prevent withdrawal effects or to increase intoxication were two commonly cited reasons for […]

Xanax Detox and Withdrawal

More people in America suffer from anxiety disorders than any other mental illness. According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, 40 million adults over the age of 18 have some type of anxiety disorder. These conditions are typically treated using medication, and one of the most commonly prescribed drugs is Xanax. Xanax (alprazolam) is […]