Sunday, July 28, 2013

What is Alprazolam?

Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Alprazolam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.

Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.

Most known commercial form of Aprazolam is Xanax.

Alprazolam may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Alprazolam is mostly used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and nausea due to chemotherapy. The FDA label advises that the physician should periodically reassess the usefulness of the drug.
Detailed definition Aprazolam for doctors and medical personnel?

Detailed definition of Aprazolam for doctors and other medical personnel.

According to Wikipedia here you can find scientific definition of Aprazolam;

Alprazolam /ælˈpræzəlæm/ (trade name Xanax, available among other generic names) is a short-acting anxiolytic of thebenzodiazepine class of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA gamma-amino-butyric acid receptor. Alprazolam is commonly used and FDA approved for the medical treatment of panic disorder, and anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) or social anxiety disorder (SAD).[3][4] Alprazolam is available for oral administration in compressed tablet (CT) and extended-release capsule (XR) formulations. Alprazolam possesses anxiolytic, sedative,hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant, anticonvulsant, and amnestic properties.

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