What is a Xanax bar?

November 10, 2021

What is a Xanax bar?

A Xanax bar is usually the 2 mg version of the alprazolam. It comes in four squares attached lengthwise and is referred to as a Xanax bar (or xanny bar).
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November 10, 2021

Is Xanax a narcotic?

No, Xanax is a sedative in the benzodiazepine drug class. Narcotics are opioid pain-relieving medications like oxycodone and hydrocodone.
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November 10, 2021

Is Xanax an opioid?

No, Xanax is a sedative in the benzodiazepine drug class. Opioids are pain-relieving drugs that are either derived from the poppy plant or created in a lab.
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November 10, 2021

Is Xanax a barbiturate?

No, but Xanax and other benzos are like barbiturates. In fact, they were created to replace barbiturates due to the high risk of addiction associated with barbiturates.
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November 10, 2021

is Xanax a controlled substance?

Yes, Xanax (alprazolam) is a Schedule IV substance. This means that it has a lower risk of abuse than the first three classes, but there is still a risk.
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November 10, 2021

How long do benzos stay in your system?

In short, it depends on the type of benzo. Short-acting benzos (like Xanax) will enter and leave the body quickly, usually within a day. On the other hand, longer-acting benzos (like Klonopin) will have a slower onset and stay in the body longer, up to a few days. 
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November 10, 2021

Can you overdose on Xanax?

Overdosing on benzodiazepines alone is unusual. That said, Xanax often plays a part in overdosing in combination with other substances. The most common combination of substances found during a benzo overdose includes benzos and alcohol, benzos and opioids, or all three. Each of these substances slows the body down so when taken together, the body...
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March 17, 2021

What should I do if I find drug paraphernalia?

Finding out that your loved one is in possession of drug paraphernalia can be shocking and even frightening. After all, owning paraphernalia is a warning sign for drug addiction. The first thing you should do if you find drug paraphernalia is to speak to a mental health professional at a recovery facility who can help...
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March 17, 2021

What are hollowed out pens used for?

Household objects like hollowed out pens are frequently used as drug paraphernalia. Taking pens apart is just one way to inhale certain substances such as marijuana, meth, and cocaine. Of course, this makes it more challenging to identify if your loved one is using drugs.
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March 17, 2021

Is possession of paraphernalia a felony?

The criminal offenses for possession of drug paraphernalia vary by state. In Ohio, if you own, use, or sell paraphernalia, you can be charged with a misdemeanor. This charge often results in a hefty fee that you would need to pay, as well as the threat of losing your driver’s license.
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