What is Xanax (Alprazolam)
Xanax is a brand name for the drug alprazolam, which belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. Xanax is used to treat concern and panic disorders and is the single most advise psychiatric medication in the United States. It works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA).
Xanax slows down the movement of brain chemicals that may have become unbalanced, resulting in a cutting in nervous tension and anxiety.
Uses for Xanax?
Xanax is used for the treatment of anxiety disorders and panic attacks. Anxiety disorders are :
- Shortness of breath
- Symptoms of restlessness
- Unrealistic worry and apprehension
- Smothering sensation