The main active ingredient in Xanax is Alprazolam and it’s used for the treatment of different anxiety disorders and panic disorders. Xanax is a part of a group of medications called benzodiazepines. These types of drugs are able to act on the brain and different nerves for the purpose of producing a relaxing and calming effect. This is done by enhancing a distinct natural chemical in the body (GABA).
What are some of the minor side effect?
Increased saliva production
Change in sex drive/ability may occur
What are some of the serious possible side effects?
Slurred speech or difficulty talking
Loss of coordination
yellowing eyes or skin
Serious allergic reactions
Additional questions regarding Xanax
How long does Xanax remain in the system after you take it?
One of the things about Xanax is that the length of time it stays in your system is going to vary. Xanax isn’t a medication you can take and then once you stop using it it will just leave your system fast. Xanax takes some time to recover from and get completely out of your system. When you go to the bathroom to urinate, the amount of the drug you tend to releaser is only about 1%. So if the goal was to get the drug out of your body by a certain time, then you would need to be taking minimum doses in order to have the best chance for it to be out of your body within a few days.
Are Alprazolam and Xanax the exact same thing?
There are a lot of people who are worried about whether or not there’s a difference between the getting this in generic form and getting it in name brand form. The thinking is that one isn’t going to work as well as the other. Well generic Xanax is just as good because all Alprazolam is is Xanax in generic form. You’ll get this information on the bottle when you were to get a prescription filled. Alprazolam, because it’s not a name brand though is going to be much less expensive to get. This means it’s more accessible to those who might have a hard time paying otherwise.
Who will Xanax work best for?
Xanax is going to work best for someone who suffers from serious anxiety or someone who has serious panic disorders. We’re talking to the point of it being difficult to even go outside and take care of basic business. This medication can make it so that life is easier because you aren’t so crippled by your condition. Just understand that your body can build up a tolerance to this medication over time. So it’s going to be important for you to be strategic about how you take it when and if you get it.
A doctor should be able to advise you better on what you have to do in order to ensure the medication stays effective for as long as possible.