Xanax review

Xanax, also known by the names Niravam and Xanor, is a benzodiazepine-class, short-acting medication used to manage moderate to severe panic attacks and anxiety disorders. It is also used as an auxiliary treatment for anxiety caused by moderate depression. It's available in both generic and extended release form (Xanax XR). In the USA, this medicine is a schedule IV controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act.

Those who suffer from severe anxiety disorders, panic attacks, and those with anxiety produced by moderate depression may use this medication. Patients should aware that this medication is habit-forming. Long-term use and/or abuse may cause you to develop a physical dependence on Xanax, which includes withdrawal reactions if you simply stop taking the medication. If you stop using this medication, withdrawal reactions like seizures may occur. Report any such symptoms to your doctor as soon as you possibly can. This medication also has muscle-relaxant/sedative/anticonvulsant/hypnotic/anxiolytic properties.

Xanax should be taken as prescribed by your physician. The dosage is based on your response to treatment and your medical condition. Use the dropper included with the product to carefully measure the dose and mix it in soft food or liquid (water, applesauce, pudding) just prior to taking it.

Common side effects of Xanax include dizziness and drowsiness. If any of these symptoms continue or worsen, contact your doctor immediately. Avoid working with heavy machinery or driving while taking this medication. Also inform your doctor promptly if any of the following rare but serious side effects occur: sleep disturbances, urination difficulties, walking difficulties, decreased or increased interest in sex, clumsiness, slurred speech, and mood swings.

Consult with your doctor if any of these extremely rare but very serious side effects occur: persistent sore throat, fever, signs of infection, dark urine, yellowing of your eyes or skin (jaundice), fatigue, persistent nausea or vomiting, and stomach or abdominal pain.

Also be aware of symptoms indicating an acute allergic reaction to the medication like breathing difficulties, severe dizziness, swelling, itching, and rash even though such occurrences are mostly unlikely. Contact your doctor and seek immediate medical care if any of the above mentioned symptoms arise.

Before taking this medication, inform your doctor if you're allergic to it or any other benzodiazepines like lorazepam and diazepam. Also inform him if you have any other allergies. From there, report your medical history to him, especially that of severe lung or breathing problems like COPD and sleep apnea, kidney disease, liver disease, and drug or alcohol abuse. Limit your alcohol consumption while undergoing Xanax therapy.

When stopping long-term and regular treatment with Xanax, gradually reduce your dosage as directed by your doctor in order to avoid any severe withdrawal reactions. Constant consultation between you and your doctor is a must during this crucial time. The chances of a patient developing medication-seeking behavior after stopping therapy are rare but serious. You should seek prompt medical attention in the event that side effect occurs.

This medication has been proven to pass into breast milk, so you must not breastfeed while taking this medication. This medication should not be used during pregnancy as well because of the potential harm it could cause to your unborn child. Consult your doctor for further information.

Xanax has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of xanax

• Molecular formula of xanax is C17H13ClN4
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 8-chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-[1,2,4]triazolo[4,3-a][1,4]benzodiazepine
• Molecular weight is 308.765 g/mol
Xanax available : 0,25mg tablets, 0,5mg tablets, 1mg tablets and 2mg tablets

Generic name: Alprazolam

Brand name(s): Alplax, Alpronax, Alviz, Bestrol, Cassadan, Constan, Esparon, Frontal, Intensol, Niravam, Restyl, Solanax, Tafil, Tranax, Trankimazin, Tranquinal, Xanor

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