What is Xanax?
is a powerful benzodiazepine medication and a brand name for generic drug Alprazolam. Benzos are the group of addictive prescription medicines known for their calming effects in the central nervous system. Although this anti-anxiety medicine is a prescribed drug and also a controlled substance. Controlled substance means it is illegal to buy Xanax without a prescription from a medical doctor. However, people can Buy Xanax Online along with a free prescription.
The United States’ Drug Enforcement Administration has classified Xanax as a schedule IV-controlled substance due to its potential for abuse.
Uses of Xanax
This medication commonly prescribed for the management of anxiety disorder that may occur due to daily life stress. People can Order Xanax online in case of generalized anxiety disorder caused by depression. Doctors also recommend such anti-anxiety drugs in the treatment of a panic disorder or panic attacks. When approved by a health expert, people can use this medication also for other medical purposes not listed in this drug guide.
Mechanism of Action
It is still unknown how does Xanax (Alprazolam) manages anxiety or panic disorders. It is thought, like other benzodiazepines, Xanax works by affecting gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors in the brain. With the help of such actions, Alprazolam enhances GABA-mediated synaptic inhibition responsible for the efficacy of Alprazolam in panic disorder and panic disorder.
In other terms, we can say Alprazolam treats anxiety by producing calming effects in the central nervous system.
In some unsuitable conditions, Xanax can lead to some mild to severe side effects depending on drug use. Most adverse effects occur due to misuse or abuse of Alprazolam, but sometimes they can occur without any known reason. Adverse effects are often observed at the beginning of treatment and usually disappear upon continued use of Xanax.
Common side effects can include:
changes in rhythms and patterns of speech, clumsiness or unsteadiness, drowsiness, Being forgetful
feeling sad or empty, difficulty with coordination, discouragement, irritability
loss of interest or pleasure, lack of appetite, lightheadedness
shakiness and unsteady walk, sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
slurred speech, trouble sleeping, relaxed and calm
trouble concentrating, trouble performing routine tasks, tiredness, etc.
Unknown Symptoms can include:
Blistering, peeling of the skin
red skin lesions, often with a purple center, red, irritated eyes
swelling of the breast’s soreness, and breast in both males and females
ulcers, sores, or white-colored spots on lips or in the mouth
unexpected or excess milk flow from the breasts
It would help if you talked to your healthcare provider when you first experience any of these given above symptoms. Users should inform their doctor and take proper medical treatment if these effects stay longer or become worse.
Warning & Precautions
This anti-anxiety medicine may be habit-forming. Never share it with another person, especially with a history of drug addiction or abuse. Keep this medication is the cool and dry place where others cannot get to it. Misuse of habit-forming drugs such as Xanax can cause overdose, addiction, and death.
People should take some necessary precautions while using Xanax (Alprazolam) or any other benzodiazepine. This anti-anxiety medicine should be taken under strict medical supervision. People can make it by mouth with or without food. Using Xanax with food helps to reduce the risks of side effects.
People should initiate their treatment through the lowest effective dose as indicated by their doctor or pharmacist to get safe and proper treatment. Xanax overdose can lead to specific severe unpleasant symptoms and affect the treatment. People who are allergic to Alprazolam or other ingredients of Green Xanax should not use Alprazolam. A patient who has a condition with narrow-angle glaucoma – should also avoid using a green Xanax bar.
Never mix this medication with other high potation prescription drugs even with over-the-counter medicines and alcohol. Mixing Xanax with other substances can produce some unpleasant symptoms.