Alprazolam is an anxiolytic benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety disorders. It is sold under several brand names such as Xanax, Xanor and Tafil.


... ALPRAZOLAM (Xanax®, Niravam™) is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines belong to a group of medicines that slow down the central nervous system. Alprazolam relieves anxiety and nervousness and helps to treat panic attacks. Federal law prohibits the transfer of alprazolam to any person other than the patient for whom it was prescribed. Do not share this medicine with anyone else. Generic alprazolam tablets are available. Generic orally-disintegrating tablets are not yet available. ...
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Alprazolam Systematic (IUPAC) name 8-Chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H- ...
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What You Need To Know About Alprazolam
... Common brand name: Xanax Why is this drug prescribed? Alprazolam is used to relieve anxiety disorders, or for the short-term relief of anxiety symptoms or anxiety associated with depressive symptoms. ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic