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SDPD: Three Carmel Valley juveniles overdose on Xanax

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Overdoses suffered by three Carmel Valley juveniles while abusing a prescription antidepressant were under investigation Saturday, authorities reported.

The youths were stricken and hospitalized after taking Xanax on Thursday, according to police. Their conditions and ages were withheld.

No arrests were announced.

Xanax, a trade name for the tranquilizer alprazolam, is prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders caused by depression.

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