Alprazolam tablets are available under the brand name of Xanax. Alprazolam is a triazolo analog of the benzodiazepine class. It comes under the CNS (Central Nervous System) active compounds.
Chemical name of alprazolam (Xanax bars) is 8-Chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-s-triazolo [4,3-α] [1,4] benzodiazepine. Xanax is available as the oral tablets containing 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg of alprazolam. The Xanax bars (2mg) are multi-scored and can be divided.
Alprazolam is the active ingredient of Xanax bars, whereas corn starch, cellulose, lactose, docusate sodium, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, and sodium benzoate are the inactive ingredients.
What is a Xanax bar?
Xanax bars are advantageous in treating anxiety disorder and providing short term relief for the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety caused due to depression is also treated using Xanax bars. Buy Xanax Online for the treatment of panic disorders. Xanax bar is a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance under the CSA (Controlled Substance Act).
Buy Xanax Online under the street names of “Xanax bars”, “Bars”, “Z-bars”, “Planks”, “Xanies”, “Blue football”, etc.
Xanax Bars treats anxiety and panic disorders by controlling the abnormal excitement in the brain, thus causing calming effects.
How long does Xanax take to work?
Xanax is taken by orally, and it quickly absorbs in the bloodstream. The patient starts feeling the effect of Xanax almost within an hour. It reaches the peak concentration of the blood in just one to two hours after the intake of medication.
People using Xanax Bars for a longer duration develops a tolerance for drugs. In such patients, it usually takes a longer time to feel the effects of the medicine.
What is the dosage for Xanax?
The dosage of Xanax should be scheduled individually according to the severity of pain and the personal needs of the patient.
Buy Xanax Online only when prescribed by the doctor. The usual daily dosage of Xanax Bars is given below.
Xanax For Anxiety
Initial Dose: 0.25mg to 0.5mg given three times per day.
Increased Dose: The dose of Xanax For Anxiety may be increased by the doctor to achieve the maximum effect. Dosage is increased every 3-4 days.
Maximum Dose: 4mg per day.
Xanax For Panic Disorder
Initial Dose: 0.5mg given three times per day.
The dose of Xanax For Anxiety may be increased by the doctor to achieve the maximum effect. Dosage is increased every 3-4 days.
Maximum Dose: 10mg per day.
The dosage of Xanax For Anxiety or panic disorder should not be stopped suddenly. Suddenly stopping the medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, inability to sleep, muscle cramps, vomiting, sweating, tremors, seizures, and hallucinations. Gradually decrease the dose of Xanax Bars to avoid the withdrawal symptoms.
How addictive is Xanax?
Xanax is extremely addictive when used in the long term. The dependency and tolerance to Xanax develop very fast, which eventually results in the addiction to the drug. A Xanax addict can take somewhat up to 30 pills a day.
The addiction to Xanax is harmful to the patient both physically and psychologically. The behavioral signs of Xanax addiction include:
- An intense craving for the drug
- Taking a higher amount of doses than prescribed.
- Continued use of Xanax despite personal difficulties.
- Obsession with the drug
- Risk-taking behavior
- Loss of interest in enjoyment
Common side effects of Xanax
The commonly known side effects of Xanax include:
- Memory issues
- Slurred speech
- Loss of coordination and balance
- Stomach upset
- Dry mouth