Negative Xanax Effects

The use of Xanax can lead to very negative Xanax effects. Some of the Xanax effects are not to serious, and in most cases normal, while others are serious warning signs that something is wrong.
The following Xanax effects are normal, and usually occur when the drug is first prescribed. In most cases, these Xanax effects will disappear after the drug is used more, and your tolerance for Xanax increases. Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following Xanax effects to ensure they're normal for you.

  • Drowsiness.
  • Light Head.
  • An Increase in Appetite.
  • Decrease in Coordination.
  • Constipation.
  • Problems Concentrating.
  • Cotton Mouth (Dry Mouth).
  • Weight Change.
  • Hang-Over feeling.
  • Short Term Memory Loss.
  • Slurred Speech.
  • Blurred Vision.
  • Trouble Sleeping.
  • Fever.
In some cases, Xanax is being misused or abused which can cause serious negative Xanax effects. If you experience any of the following, please contact 911 immediately, as many of these symptoms are a sign of an overdose or a bad reaction to Xanax.
  • Difficulty Breathing.
  • Uncontrollable Breathing.
  • Thought of Suicide.
  • Rashes, Hives, Swelling, Itching (Would signify allergic reaction to Xanax).
  • Hallucinations.
  • Colma.
  • Death.
In addition to the above Xanax effects, Xanax also causes impairment of the liver function in the long run. Xanax use may also lead to addiction, which is medically referred to as "dependent on a substance."

To be medically deemed "dependent on a substance", the patient in question must experience three or more of the following symptoms at the same time during a 12-month period.

  • Patient is experiencing withdrawal from the substance.
  • Patient is not able to control amount of daily intake.
  • The patient puts a great deal of effort into obtaining the substance.
  • Social interaction, work life, etc., are negatively effected due to substance use.
  • Patient continues to consume drug, knowing it it effecting them in a negative aspect.
  • Tolerance of the substance is very high. 
When people(s) become addicted to Xanax and attempt to quite, they may go through withdrawal. Withdrawal may cause some serious negative effects. The following list are negative Xanax effects associated with withdrawal.
  • Seizures.
  • Insomnia.
  • Aggressive Behavior.
  • Restlessness.
  • Suicidal Thoughts.
  • Death
It is imperative to attend rehab if you become addicted to Xanax, as the Xanax effects could be deadly. It is also important to gradually decrease your dosage when you are discontinuing use, as a sudden decrease in your daily dosage may cause withdrawal effects.

Again, we would like to stress the importance of following your doctors directions, and to not illegally sell or buy Xanox, as this can effect someone else's life greatly.