Frequently Asked Questions
Alprazolam is a member of the class of medications known as benzodiazepines. It is used in adults to treat anxiety symptoms which are severe, debilitating or causing them substantial suffering. Additionally, it is applied to the management of panic disorders and depression-related anxiety.
- Anxiety – A state in which a person experiences excessive worry, fear, and other unpleasant emotions
- Panic disorder – A person with panic disorder experiences sudden, frequently unjustifiable episodes of severe fear or anxiety
- Anxiety associated with depression
Mild and Serious side effects:
- Dizziness or drowsiness
- Difficulty in concentrating
- Dry mouth
- Increased salivation
- Joint pain
- Serious psychiatric or behavioural changes include aggression, restlessness, irritation, violent anger, delusion, nightmares, and hallucinations or other inappropriate behavior.
- Sudden wheezing, breathing difficulties, swelling of the lips, face, or eyelids, rash, or itching.
Alprazolam is not recommended for use if you are suffering from any of the following conditions below:
- Breathing problems or severe respiratory problems
- Severe liver problems
- Acute narrow angle glaucoma
- Myasthenia gravis
- Sleep apnea
- Hypersensitive to alprazolam or other benzodiazepines with similar effects such as diazepam, lorazepam, etc.