As we know, Xanax 2mg is imprinted with GG249 is a pill to treat anxiety. Mixing Xanax and alcohol can have serious effects therefore it is usually strongly recommended that individuals using Xanax not consume alcohol. The is because alcohol can increase the risk of some side effects of Xanax and may also make mental illness conditions worse particularly in cases of anxiety or panic disorders.
Both alcohol and Xanax are depressants of the central nervous system therefore both have the ability to slow down brain activity which can make this mixture extremely dangerous. In addition to this Xanax may increase the effects of alcohol making it difficult to drink safely as you may have before beginning the use of Xanax.
Some of the side effects of Xanax that are at risk of becoming worse with the consumption of alcohol include the following:
- Lack of coordination
- Loss of memory
- Changes in behavior
In addition to these serious effects the mixture of alcohol and this medication may also cause the rate at which the heart beats to slow as well as breathing. This can cause an individual to pass out and in some cases can even cause death.
Xanax is approved for the treatment of panic and anxiety disorders and it is typically recommended that individuals suffering from mental illness conditions avoid alcohol as it may worsen these conditions. One reason for this is that alcohol consumption by individuals suffering from mental illness conditions is often seen by health care providers as an attempt at self medicating and is strong discouraged.
Even though alcohol consumption is not recommended you should not be afraid to discuss your use of alcohol with your health care provider as your doctor may be able to suggest ways for you to stop drinking or make other recommendations based on your individual situation and circumstances. This will enable you and your doctor to make a shared and well informed decision regarding the use of Xanax.