Xanax is used to treat anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the normal stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with medicines.
Xanax is also used to treat panic attacks.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you a Alprazolam.
Your doctor may have prescribed Xanax for another purpose.
Xanax belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines. They are thought to work by their action on brain chemicals.
If you take Xanax for too long, it may become habit-forming. Benzodiazepines may lead to physical or psychological dependence. If you have any concerns, you should discuss this with your doctor.
This medicine is available only with a doctor’s prescription.