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What Are the Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol?

Prescription medications like Xanax are important treatment options for many people who struggle with anxiety and panic disorder. Xanax is one of the most widely prescribed benzodiazepine sedatives.1 As a Schedule...

Cocaine and MDMA: What to Expect

MDMA, better known by street names such as ecstasy and Molly, has both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.1 While MDMA was originally synthesized by German chemists as part of their pharmaceutical development efforts, it later...

Are Alcoholic Beverages Mixed with Energy Drinks Worse for You?

Over-the-counter energy drinks are popular among people who want a quick “pick me up.” According to a study in the journal Pediatrics, the sale of these products runs into the millions...

The Effects of Mixing MDMA & Alcohol

Mixing Psychoactive Substances Mixing psychoactive substances without the oversight of a doctor is never a good idea, and this is especially true when using illicit, recreational drugs. Combining psychoactive drugs can...

What Are the Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs?

People who struggle with substance abuse are more likely to begin abusing multiple substances as a way to enhance the intoxicating effects of the drugs. Alcohol is one of the most...

Cocaine or Ecstasy Comedown: Which Is Worse?

Coming down off a high from drug use is usually not a comfortable thing; however, some crashes are more unpleasant than others. This can be based on a number of...

Alcohol and Pregnancy: The CDC Maintains the Two Don’t Mix

In the fall of last year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) made it clear in a report published in the journal Pediatrics that no amount of alcohol is considered...

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