Signs of Xanax Addiction

Xanax (alprazolam) is a type of benzodiazepine, or central nervous system (CNS) depressant, prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Xanax comes with a high potential for addiction, even when taken as prescribed, because tolerance to benzodiazepines occurs quickly.
Due to the increased risk for addiction, it is important to know possible signs of Xanax addiction so that treatment can be sought when needed and addiction can be avoided.
Possible signs of Xanax addiction may include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Swings
  • Hyperactivity
  • Rage
  • Agitation
  • Mania
  • Restleness