Recommended amount and xanax dosage for adults:
The usual starting Xanax dosage is 0.25 mg to 0.5 mg taken three times a day. This Xanax dosage may then be increased every three to four days to a maximum daily dose of 4 mg, divided into smaller doses.
The usual starting Xanax dosage for panic disorder is 0.5 mg taken three times a day. This amount can then be increased by 1 mg a day, every three to four days. You may be given a dose from 1 mg up to total of 10 mg per day, depending upon your needs. The typical Xanax dosage is 5mg to 6 mg a day. Your doctor will need to reassess your medication needs periodically to determine whether they are still appropriate.
Older adults: Xanax dosage
Recommended amount and xanax dosage for children:
The safety and effectiveness has not been established for children under the age of 18.
Xanax / alprazolam overdose:
What to do when feel a xanax overdose?
Any medication taken in excess of the recommended dosage can have serious consequences. If you suspect that yourself or another have been overdosed seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms of Xanax overdosage may include:
Confusion, coma, impaired coordination, sleepiness, slowed reaction time
Xanax overdosage alone or in combination with alcohol can be fatal.