a safe medication when used under a psychiatrist's care. i take it daily, and never feel any of the effects described in any of these entries.
i've had a history of panic attacks since childhood, and this drug allows me to function at a high level - and basically do things normal people can do. without it i was a social recluse and could barely leave the house.
i'm an alcoholic (sober) and you cannot compare .25 milligrams of this to whiskey. whiskey made me insane, this simple allows me to live and function.
additive - yes! stop under a doctor's care.
the drug xanax is a huge part of pop culture, largely because it's misunderstood and abused in outrageous doses.