Anxiety is often associated with depressive disorders
at all levels of severity and it may be difficult to
distinguish between the two conditions, especially in
the milder forms.
Doses of up to 10 mg of alprazolam daily have been
used in the treatment of panic attacks. A modifiedrelease
preparation of alprazolam is also available for
Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder
defines a state in which anxiety and depressive
symptoms coexist but neither component is severe
enough to merit classification as an anxiety disorder
or a depressive disorder.