AlprazolamAlprazolam also called as Xanax, is primarily used in the treatment of anxiety disorder, depression and panic attacks. It is classified into the group of benzodiazepine drugs, which are all used for anxiety disorders. Alprazolam can be consumed orally in tablet form. Each tablet comes in 4 doses, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 and 2 mg. alprazolam is used all over the world and it is being produced by several different companies and brand names.
Anxiety is commonly found in all of us. It occurs usually before events like examinations, job interviews, business presentation and marriage ceremony etc. However some people may experience it more than other, if a person is going through extreme anxiety in their daily routine, if they experience panic attacks and feel pressurized for little troubles. They may anxiety disorder, alprazolam is used to treat these by enhancing the GABA levels of the brain making your body more calm and relax.
However alprazalom can also cause some side effects such as, unsteadiness, appetite changes (feeling of hunger), blurred vision, sleepiness, speaking problems, hyper salivation and feeling light headed. These effects are not serious and may happen to almost everyone who consumes alprazolan. However they are other more serious side effects, such as weight gain, irritability and increase amount of sweating, dry mouths, pale skin and eyes, sexual effects, mood changes, and muscle weakness, memory loss or severe swelling all over the body and most of all addiction. Patient should only use alprazolam per their doctor’s prescription, not more or less than recommended. And it is only recommended for a short-term use.