ALPRAZolam is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide. To view the entire topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription. Davis’s Drug Guide App Web powered by Unbound Medicine provides up-to-date information on 5000 trade name and generic drugs. View on the web or download App to your i Phone, i Pad, or Android smartphone or tablet. Explore these free sample topics: Quiring C, Sanoski CA, Vallerand AH. Available from: https:// TY - ELEC T1 - ALPRAZolam ID - 51030 A1 - Quiring, Courtney, AU - Sanoski, Cynthia A, AU - Vallerand, April Hazard, BT - Davis's Drug Guide UR - https:// PB - F. Taking alprazolam with opioid medications (such as codeine, hydrocodone) may increase your risk of very serious side effects, including death. To lower your risk, your doctor should have you take the smallest dose of alprazolam that works, and take it for the shortest possible time. Get medical help right away if any of these very serious side effects occur: slow/shallow breathing, unusual lightheadedness, severe drowsiness/dizziness, difficulty waking up. Show More Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect. It works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA). Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking alprazolam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Xanax is also a potentially dangerous addictive substance. Knowing more about this medication and its risks can help make people more aware of how Xanax is used, the potential for abuse, the dangers of addiction, and the safest ways to treat and recover from addiction. Xanax Tapering off Guide + Timeline May 2, 2018 admindev Xanax, alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine medication prescribed to treat panic and anxiety disorders for a short period of time.