How Clonazepam Use Can Affect Emotional Health

Clonazepam is in a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to treat the symptoms of epilepsy and panic disorders. Clonazepam works by affecting chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.1 Prolonged use of clonazepam can lead to addiction, especially when used in larger amounts than prescribed by a physician or in combination […]

How Does Lorazepam Addiction Affect the Brain?

On This Page: How Does Lorazepam Work? Dangers of Lorazepam Reversing the Effects The Next Step Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine, a member of a family of psychoactive depressant drugs. So while there are physical signs of lorazepam use and addiction, it’s the drug’s effects on the brain that are most long lasting. How Does Lorazepam […]

Dangers of Combining Marijuana and Xanax

On This Page: Health Problems From Combining Marijuana and Xanax Marijuana and Xanax Addiction Treatment Xanax is a drug commonly used to treat anxiety or panic disorders. After an individual takes the drug for a while, it common that he will build up a tolerance to the drug and require more of the drug to […]

Clonazepam’s Role in Treating Bipolar Disorder

On This Page: Treating Mania & Depression Use of Benzodiazepine Drugs Integrated Treatment Bipolar illness is a chronic condition with a wide range of possible symptoms. The National Alliance on Mental Illness notes that in addition to the alternating periods of elevated and depressed moods which primarily characterize the disorder, possible symptoms include anxiety, irritability […]