When someone talks about yellow Xanax bars, they are not referring to a different type of Xanax or a different formulation. It is merely referring to the appearance and how to determine the right dosage. Yellow Xanax bars refer to the color of the pills, which are yellow, and the shape, which is a rectangle. This means the user can be sure of what they’re getting. Yellow Xanax bars marked with “R039” are a 2 mg dose.
Xanax is a sedative that relaxes both the mind and the body, which is why many doctors prescribe it for people who need help with panic or anxiety. One of the leading reasons that patients prescribed yellow Xanax bars end up becoming dependent on it is that when they come off of it, they are often forced to deal with what are called “rebound symptoms.
Withdrawal from addiction to yellow Xanax bars can be incredibly difficult and potentially dangerous. Xanax withdrawal symptoms are often more uncomfortable than many other benzodiazepines. These sometimes painful symptoms can occur after taking yellow Xanax bars for as little as a week and can include:
Xanax can be potentially addictive in several situations. When someone is legitimately prescribed yellow Xanax bars, the user will develop a tolerance relatively easily, meaning the usual drug dosage fails to produce the desired effect, leading to either larger or more frequent doses. Patients who use yellow Xanax bars for anxiety may need to raise their dose to reduce the symptoms as much as possible.
The withdrawal symptoms that yellow Xanax bars create are often severe enough to keep someone using. Since withdrawal symptoms can occur only a few hours after the last dose, the uncomfortable, painful, and even dangerous symptoms are often enough to push an addict back to using to stop the beginnings of withdrawals.
Treatment Help if Addicted to Yellow Xanax Bars
Treatment for addiction to yellow Xanax bars can be long and challenging. It can feel at some points like it will be endless, but if you or someone you know are struggling with abusing yellow Xanax bars getting professional help can be the first step to recovery.
Since the withdrawal process can have significant medical complications, working with treatment professionals on a detox and treatment plan that is right for the individual is highly recommended. Once the acute withdrawal phase is over, the work on lasting and permanent recovery can begin.
Reach out today if you or a loved one is struggling with an addiction to Xanax so that you can start walking on the path to a better tomorrow right now.
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