Adverse effects of Xanax on the brain
Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety disorders and panic disorder. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain, but what are some negative affects of Xanax on the brain? We review here.
Serious effects of Xanax on the brain
- episodes of epilepsy
- episodes of mania
- loss of consciousness
- problems with speech
- suicidal thoughts or actions
Negative effects of Xanax on the brain
- aggressive behavior
- difficulty concentrating
- memory problems
- nightmares and abnormal dreams
- problems with coordination and balance
- sleep problems (insomnia)
- unusual mood-swings
Additional adverse effects of Xanax on the brain
- no fear of danger
- unusual risk-taking behavior
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