Three juveniles in Carmel Valley overdose on Xanax

Overdoses suffered by three Carmel Valley juveniles while abusing a prescription antidepressant were under investigation April 22, authorities reported.

The youths were stricken and hospitalized after taking Xanax on Thursday, April 21, 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.