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Generic Niravam, Xanax

Alprazolam (Niravam, Xanax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat anxiety and panic attacks. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic alprazolam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of alprazolam is around $7.14, 77% off the average retail price of $32.12. Compare benzodiazepines.
Alprazolam Coupon - Alprazolam 0.5mg tablet
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What is Alprazolam?

Helps you relax. Xanax (alprazolam) effectively treats occasional or short-term anxiety and panic attacks. Compared to similar drugs, it is more likely to cause withdrawal symptoms and can have more interactions with some medicines.

Alprazolam Quick Facts

Proper Use

Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Swallow the extended-release tablet or tablet whole with a full glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew it.

If you are using the orally disintegrating tablet, make sure your hands are dry before you handle the tablet. Do not remove the tablets from the bottle until you are ready to take it. Place the tablet immediately on the top of your tongue. It should melt quickly and be swallowed with saliva.

If you are using the oral liquid, measure the dose with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while you are using this medicine.

Alprazolam side effects

Common Side Effects
When taken for
  • Drowsiness41%
  • Lightheadedness21%
  • Dry mouth15%
  • Depression14%
  • Headache13%
  • Confusion10%
  • Constipation10%
  • Diarrhea10%
  • Nausea/vomiting10%
  • Difficulty sleeping9%
  • Fast heartbeat8%
  • Nasal congestion7%
  • Blurry vision6%
  • Low blood pressure5%
  • Nervousness4%
  • Increased salivation4%
  • Muscle rigidity4%
  • Tremor4%
  • Skin irritation/allergy4%
  • Fainting3%
  • Weight gain3%
  • Dizziness2%
  • Restlessness2%
  • Weight loss2%

Serious Side Effects

  • Decreased breathing from use with opioids
      Higher risk if:
    • Taking Xanax (alprazolam) with opioids, drugs or alcohol
    • Using Xanax (alprazolam) for a longer duration and at high doses

    Using Xanax (alprazolam) in combination with opioids (a type of pain medicine) may cause severe drowsiness, slowed breathing, and potentially even coma or death. This combination should be avoided. If you experience excessive drowsiness or slowed breathing, notify your doctor right away and seek medical care.

    This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.
  • Dependence and withdrawal
      Higher risk if:
    • History of substance abuse
    • Taking with alcohol or drugs
    • Taking more than 4 mg/day or longer than 12 weeks
    • Stopping Xanax (alprazolam) suddenly

    Xanax (alprazolam) has a risk of physical and psychological dependence. If you have been taking Xanax (alprazolam) for a while or at a high dose, suddenly decreasing or stopping the dose can cause withdrawal symptoms such as seizures, confusion, muscle cramps, twitching, diarrhea, and blurred vision. Take Xanax (alprazolam) exactly as prescribed and talk to your doctor if you wish to stop taking Xanax (alprazolam).

  • Suicidal thoughts or behavior
      Higher risk if:
    • Severe depression

    Xanax (alprazolam) may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. Watch for the start or worsening of depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, or any unusual changes in mood or behavior.

  • Driving impairment
      Higher risk if:
    • Taking with alcohol or drugs

    Xanax (alprazolam) impairs thinking abilities (concentration, alertness) and physical abilities (reflexes, motor skills). Don't drive a car, operate machinery, or participate in potentially dangerous activities after you take Xanax (alprazolam).

  • Drug interactions
      Higher risk if:
    • Current liver problems
    • Taking medicines such as antifungals, cimetidine, or some HIV medicines

    Since Xanax (alprazolam) is processed by the liver, you may need a lower dose if you have liver problems. Certain drugs can interfere with Xanax (alprazolam) and cause it to reach dangerous levels in the body. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you're taking, including over-the-counter, prescription, and supplements.

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Alprazolam interactions & warnings

Drug interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

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Other interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following is usually not recommended, but may be unavoidable in some cases. If used together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use this medicine, or give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.

  • Grapefruit Juice
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Alprazolam dosages

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For anxiety:
    • For oral dosage forms (solution, tablets, or orally disintegrating tablets):
      • Adults—At first, 0.25 to 0.5 milligram (mg) 3 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 4 mg per day.
      • Older adults—At first, 0.25 mg 2 or 3 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
  • For panic disorder:
    • For oral dosage form (extended-release tablets):
      • Adults—At first, 0.5 to 1 milligram (mg) taken in the morning once a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 10 mg per day.
      • Older adults—At first, 0.5 mg taken in the morning once a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage forms (solution, tablets, or orally disintegrating tablets):
      • Adults—At first, 0.5 milligram (mg) 3 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 10 mg per day.
      • Older adults—At first, 0.25 mg 2 or 3 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
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Missed dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Alprazolam reviews

3.9 / 5 average rating with 1287 reviews for Alprazolam from Iodine.com

2 Tips about Alprazolam from Iodine.com

17 year old man
  • Used for less than a week
  • Taken for Would rather not say

Reviewed Xanax on 3/6/2018

  • Not worth it
  • Didn’t work
  • Big hassle
DONT TAKE THIS RECREATIONALLY ITS NOT FUN AND IT TURNS YOU INTO A MINDLESS ZOMBIE I KNOW FIRST HAND
22 year old man
  • Used for a few months
  • Taken for Would rather not say

Reviewed unsure on 2/23/2018

  • Worth it
  • Worked well
  • Some hassle
Xanax XR is better for genera anxiety and not anxiety or panic attacks. Like all benzodiazepines be use as little as possible to avoid dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal since these are very true. Do not mix with alcohol. Because it’s high potency be careful with increasing doses on your own.
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