30 tablets of 2 MG XANAX (ALPRAZOLAM)
XANAX Tablets contain alprazolam which is a triazolo analog of the 1,4 benzodiazepine class of central nervous system-active compounds.
The chemical name of alprazolam is 8-Chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-s-triazolo [4,3-α] [1,4] benzodiazepine.
The structural formula is represented to the right:
Alprazolam is a white crystalline powder, which is soluble in methanol or ethanol but which has no appreciable solubility in water at physiological pH.
Each XANAX Tablet, for oral administration, contains 0.25, 0.5, 1 or 2 mg of alprazolam.
XANAX Tablets, 2 mg, are multi-scored and may be divided as shown below:
In 2009, Xanax pills have been popularly and widely prescribed with a record of more than 44 million written prescriptions. Alprazolam Xanax is of the benzodiazepine class which as had been approved by the FDA for the treatment of panic disorder, anxiety and seizures.
The benzodiazepine class of drugs have positive effects on the body when taken as required, right dosage and within prescribed period. One of which – Xanax pills – are known to reduce anxiety, relax the muscles, stop seizures. The side effects could be drowsiness and a short-term memory loss.
These effects are not exclusive to Xanax pills but the proprietary formula of the active ingredient Alprazolam and the inert ingredients combined together by Pfizer is very effective. Benzodiazepine medicines work directly in the brain which enhances the brain chemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid or GABA, which in turn slows down or stops some nerve signals.
Xanax pills are also called tranquilizers, Central Nervous depressants (CNS depressants) or sedatives. Drowsiness is a common side effect because of the action of Xanax.
Requirements For Xanax Pills Intake
The conditions such as anxiety, sleep disorder or stress should exist persistently and at shorter intervals before taking in Xanax pills. If these conditions are already reaching annoying levels, Xanax pills can be resorted to.
Because of its pill form, it is orally administered and must be taken at least twice a day. Prescription is necessary for the right dosage of Xanax pills. There are also factors to consider prior to Xanax pills intake.
The medical condition is primary factor. Other factors include age, other medical conditions that one has and the medications one is taking simultaneously with Xanax pills.
Dosage Of Xanax Pills
Your doctor or healthcare provider will prescribe Xanax pills – with dosage depending on your medical condition and other factors. The severity of the condition normally requires higher doses. Xanax pills come in 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg and 2 mg tablets.
Overdose and addiction can be the results of abuse and neglect in taking Xanax pills. Bear in mind that Xanax pills are cures to help one overcome anxiety, stress, sleep disorders and panic disorders – and should not be abused.