Xanax os the brand name for alprazolam. It is used to treat all anxiety disorders, panic attacks, sleep inducing, suzurses, muscle spasms. It basically calms the activity of the brain traking one feel relax and can sleep easily for atleast 3 to 4 hours. It is the family member of benzodiazeptines. It is classified in schedule III controlled substance under the controlled substance act (CSA) by FDA.
Xanax is available in 0.25mg,0.5mg, 10mg, 20mg,etc. xanax is orange in colour and oval in shape with xanax 0.5mg imprinted on it. It is supplied by the Pfizer. U.S. pharmacenticals group. The size of the pills are 9.00mm. this is available in local stores but only with prescription. The people with mild effects of anxiety can use this pills of small capacity. It can also be used by this patient who have sleeping troubles.
Patient with small disorders or 1st stage are prescribed with the tablet and it is easily available in local stores does not provide patient this medication without proper prescription and even the prescription should be of 15 days time period. It should be used for limited time period and in proper dosage. The dose should not be increased without doctor’s concern.
Doctors also prescribed this medications only if it is necessary. This drugs are addictive and habit forming. It should not be taken by pregnant lady. Nursing mother can take this tablet only if it is very much essential under doctor guidance. the drug should not be abused or overused.
Basically, xanax 0.5mg helps to induce sleep and make the person relax from all the thoughts. Minor panic attacks can be controlled by xanax 0.5mg. it is very mild and prescribed by the doctors. There are side effects of this tablet but if over used or abused. Common side effects are nausea, dizziness, headache, vomiting, irritability, moodswings, etc.
Patients who are already on medications with intraconazole or keto conazole should not take this pills. One must not drink alcohol when on this medication. Pills should be kept in secure place that no one reaches out there. It should be taken only in prescription.