Xanax is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). It is thought that alprazolam works by enhancing the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain.
Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders and anxiety caused by depression.
Xanax is also used to treat panic disorders with or without a fear of places and situations that might cause panic, helplessness, or embarrassment (agoraphobia).
It is dangerous to purchase Xanax on the Internet or outside the United States. The sale and distribution of medicines outside the U.S. does not comply with safe-use regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These medications may contain dangerous ingredients, or may not be distributed by a licensed pharmacy
Alprazolam is a fast-acting medication, but exactly how long alprazolam stays in your body varies tremendously based on the form of the medication taken, since the drug is available in both immediate-release and extended-release forms. Regardless of which form of the drug you take, you can expect both the immediate-release and extended-release forms of alprazolam to begin working in about an hour.
Many patients take hydroxyzine or Xanax while waiting for longer term medications to take effect, but when it comes to hydroxyzine vs Xanax, what’s the difference?