Page Count: 2 pages Date: August 2018Restriction: Law Enforcement Sensitive, DEA Sensitive Originating Organization: Drug Enforcement Administration, Phoenix Field Division File Type: pdf File Size: 757,756 bytes (U//DSEN/LES) The increasing demand for opioids in the United States coupled with the availability of fentanyl presents a significant public health risk and negatively impacts officer safety. In 2018, the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Counter Narcotics Alliance (CNA) task force seized tablets that appeared to be Xanax® but actually contained a combination of cyclopropylfentanyl, methamphetamine, and a synthetic cannabinoid chemical. (U) Significance (U//LES) This is the first seizure reported to the Arizona HIDTA of fake Xanax® tablets containing a cyclopropylfentanyl/methamphetamine combination, as well as being the first reported seizure containing a synthetic cannabinoid. (U) Details (U) Fake Xanax® Tablets (U//LES) An investigation conducted by the Arizona HIDTA CNA task force resulted in the seizure of two plastic bags containing 76 rectangular white tablets imprinted with “XANAX” on one side and the number “2” on the reverse side. The tablet imprints and color were consistent with pharmaceutically manufactured 2 milligram Xanax® tablets. Upon closer examination, the tablets varied in thickness and from white to off-white in color. In addition, some of the tablets had an inverted “2” imprinted on the reverse side. We don’t recommend that you try snorting alprazolam, brand name = Xanax. Nor is this mode of administration recommended by doctors. In fact, snorting Xanax is a tell tale sign of how Xanax is abused. But we do want you to know what to expect when you snort Xanax and the risk and dangers involved. In fact, we hope after reading you will think twice before snorting Xanax. so what happens to the brain and body when you snort Xanax? If you have any questions, please ask them in the comments section below. We try to respond to every legitimate question with a personal answer and will get back to you in a timely manner. When you change the route of administration of any drug, you change how that drug works on the body. In fact, Xanax was created to be taken a certain way…orally. But when snorting Xanax, you risk the development of physical dependency on Xanax which can lead to painful and dangerous withdrawal. Snorting Xanax delivers alprazolam quickly to the brain. Xanax travels first through the nasal cavity past the mucus membrane and directly into the blood stream where it is then taken directly to the brain to work. In a way, snorted Xanax works too well because the mode of administration can trigger a euphoric high and intense release from anxiety.
Both substances act like depressants, slowing activity in the brain and causing drowsiness, impaired coordination, difficulty thinking, and other side effects. Combining Xanax and alcohol multiplies these dangerous effects and can lead to an overdose more quickly. The combination can be fatal, causing the heart to stop or breathing to cease completely. Xanax is a benzodiazepine prescribed to treat anxiety but also often misused by people who are trying to experience relaxation or euphoria. Alcohol is legal but also dangerous and commonly misused for similar reasons. Some people may combine the two with disastrous results. Taking Xanax with alcohol is so dangerous because the two substances have similar effects on the brain and body. When combined, these effects are additive and can lead someone to accidentally overdose. WARNING: RISKS FROM CONCOMITANT USE WITH OPIOIDS XANAX is a benzodiazepine medicine. Taking benzodiazepines with opioid medicines, alcohol, or other central nervous system depressants (including street drugs) can cause severe drowsiness, breathing problems (respiratory depression), coma, and death. Do not take XANAX if you are allergic to alprazolam, other benzodiazepines, or any of the ingredients in XANAX. Do not take XANAX if you are currently taking antifungal treatments including ketoconazole or itraconazole. XANAX is a federal controlled substance (C-IV) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep XANAX in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. XANAX can make you sleepy or dizzy, and can slow your thinking and motor skills.
Feb 15, 2013. SIDE EFFECTS OF XANAX. Bricc Baby Shares A Horror High Story Involving Xanax, Percocet, Molly, Cough Syrup, Marijuana - Duration. Xanax is a prescription benzodiazepine medication commonly used to treat anxiety, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression. It is one of the most.