... ALPRAZOLAM EXTENDED-RELEASE (Xanax® XR) 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 extended-release tablets are not available. ...
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Alprazolam Systematic (IUPAC) name 8-Chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H- 1,2,4-triazolo(4,3-a)(1,4)benzodiazepine Identifiers CAS number 28981-97-7 ATC code N05BA12 PubChem 2118 DrugBank APRD00280 Chemical data Formula C17H13ClN4 Mol. weight 308.8 Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability 80-90% Metabolism Hepatic Half life 6-12 hours Excretion Renal Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy cat. D (USA) Legal status Schedule IV(US) Routes Oral Alprazolam i ...
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