The active substance is alprazolam and auxiliary components. The drug is available in tablet form.

Indications for use

The tranquilizer is prescribed for anxiety, neuroses, accompanied by anxiety, sense of danger, tension, insomnia, irritability, psychosomatic disorders. Xanax alprazolam is effective to neutralize neurotic reactive depression, anxiety depression, accompanied by deterioration in mood, decreased interest in environment, decreased appetite, panic disorders (as accompanied by phobias, and without them).

It is anxiolytic drug, a derivative of triazolo-benzodiazepine. Xanax has anti-anxiety, sedative, hypnotic, anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant action. It has an ability to reduce the ability of the excitability of the sub-cortical structures of the brain (the limbic system, the thalamus, hypothalamus), braking polysynaptic spinal reflexes.

Xanax Alprazolam has a pronounced anxiolytic effect – it reduces emotional stress, reduces anxiety, fear, a sense of unease.

In addition, it has a slight hypnotic effect – it reduces the period of falling asleep, increases the duration of sleep, reduces the frequency of awakenings in the middle of sleep. The drug reduces the effect of stimuli on the CNS (emotional, motor, autonomic) that interfere with the mechanism of falling asleep.

Drug contraindications

Xanax without prescription is contraindicated in case of allergy to benzodiazepines, myasthenia, angle-closure glaucoma, acute intoxication with alcohol, opioids, analgesics, hypnotics and psychotropics, shock, coma. Generic Xanax is not prescribed in case of chronic obstructive diseases of the respiratory system, severe forms of depression.

The reception during pregnancy and breastfeeding

The drug is toxic to the fetus, increases the risk of malformation in the first trimester, causes addiction in the second semester, and inhibits the development of the central nervous system in the third semester. The drug enters breast milk.

Method of application and doses

The dosage of generic Xanax is selected individually. If it is necessary to increase the dose, then you should buy Xanax online and begin with the evening dose, and then increase the daily one. The initial dosage is usually 250-300 mg three times a day; the maximum allowable increase is up to 450 mg per day. Maintenance dose is from 500 to 750 mg per day.

Cancellation and reduction in the dosage are carried out with a gradual decrease, do not abruptly stop taking the drug because it can cause so called “effect of cancellation”. Reduce the dose by 500 mg every 3 days, or even slower.


Overdose can cause depression of consciousness, weakness, bradycardia, drowsiness, respiratory failure, decreased reflexes, coma. You should perform the gastric lavage and take sorbents as soon as possible.

Side effects

The initial stage of treatment is characterized by such side effects as sleepiness, confusion, weakness, ataxia, tremor, myasthenia gravis, decrease in memory, thinking ability to concentrate, depressed mood, there was observed paradoxical reaction in some cases – amplification of symptoms, for the relief of which the drug was designed.

Sometimes it was noted the appearance of tachycardia, low blood pressure. A patient may also experience dyspepsia, allergic reactions.