Alprazolam, available under the trade name Xanax, is a potent, short-acting benzodiazepine anxiolytic—a minor tranquilizer.It is commonly used for the treatment of anxiety disorders, especially of panic disorder, but also in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) or social anxiety disorder.In 2010 it was the 12th most prescribed medicine in the United States.Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA receptor. It possesses anxiolytic, sedative, hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant, anticonvulsant, amnestic, and antidepressant properties.Alprazolam is available for oral administration as compressed tablets (CT), orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) and extended-release tablets (XR).
XANAX TABLE. / XANAX TABLES. 0,5MG X 100 readings:
Xanax tablets belong to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines.
Xanax tablets are used to treat anxiety, mixed anxiety-depressive states or depression associated with other illnesses.
Xanax tablets are also used to treat panic disorders.
Xanax tablets are available on special prescription.
XANAX TABLE. / XANAX TABLES. 0.5MG X 100 Dosage and Administration:
The total duration of treatment should not exceed 8-12 weeks, including the dose reduction process.
Your dose will be individualized depending on the severity of the symptoms and your individual response to the drug. Always take Xanax tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
XANAX TABLE. / XANAX TABLES. 0,5MG X 100 composition:
The active substance is alprazolam. Each tablet contains 0.25 mg or 0.5 mg of alprazolam.
The other ingredients are: lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, docusate sodium (85%) + sodium benzoate (15%), colloidal silicon, anhydrous, magnesium stearate, corn starch.
The 0.5 mg tablets also contain the coloring agent erythrosine sodium aluminum lacquer.