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If you suddenly stop taking Xanax® (alprazolam), withdrawal symptoms -- such as sensitivity to sound or light, a fever, anxiety, and depression -- may occur. Oftentimes, seizures are the most dangerous withdrawal symptom. You are most likely to develop seizures if you stop taking this medication "cold turkey."
Because Xanax can cause physical and psychological dependence, you should not stop taking the medication suddenly or without your healthcare provider's approval. To minimize your risk of developing severe symptoms of Xanax withdrawal, your healthcare provider will most likely wean you off the drug slowly to allow time for your body to adjust.
(Click Xanax Withdrawal for more information on why your body may go through withdrawal when you stop taking the drug and how your healthcare provider can help prevent symptoms. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)