Xanax Pictures :
- Drug Facts
- Xanax is commonly misused to create an alcohol-like high, with feelings of euphoria and increased sociability.
- The 1990 to 1998 National Institute of Drug Abuse statistics show that the number of Americans who began to misuse sedatives nearly doubled, while abuse of pain relievers rose 180% during this time period.
- Xanax addiction withdrawal studies in which patients on xanax dosages of two miligrams a day for one year indicate that some individuals experience withdrawal symptom recurrence.
- Illegal possesion of Xanax is a felony and carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison, and a $5,000 fine.
- Three out of four drugs that are used illegally in the United States are prescription drugs.