Xanax, generically known as alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine drug widely used to treat anxiety related disorders. Xanax acts on the GABA receptors of the brain, where the active compound in the drug binds with receptors, altering its chemical signaling in order to suppress the anxiety or its related symptoms. Xanax has been prescribed for all levels of anxiety whether it is mild or severe, acute or chronic Xanax has the answer with its therapeutic effects. Some very common anxiety disorders treated with the help of drug Xanax are generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), panic attack, depression due to anxiety. Xanax has various other uses apart from the therapeutic treatment for anxiety like nausea during chemotherapy, irritable bowel syndrome, etc.
Xanax is classified as schedule IV drug in the United States and is made available as a prescription-only drug in countries like Australia, Canada, UK, USA, etc. The drug acts directly on the brain simulating and altering various chemical signals such that Xanax has a very high-risk scope for abuse among unknown users. The drug has a tolerance formation tendency such that it is usually preferred for 4- 8 weeks short term treatment or as decided by the doctor after examination of the patient. Xanax is avoided in a pregnant woman for the treatment of anxiety, instead, they are given safer alternatives.
It is not at advised to use Xanax without the supervision of a trained medical practitioner. The very first step would be to attain a prescription for Xanax. If you are very lazy to walk down to the doctor’s office, then try online consultation where you can interact with a doctor over the telephone, voice chat, or email, before he or she prescribes you with Xanax. The best possible method is a face to face conversation such that the Doctor could rule out the possibility of other diseases too or you can disclose your complete medical history to the online doctor.
Now you can purchase the drug from Xanax online pharmacy or from any nearby drug store. But the dosage shouldn’t be self-prescribed at any cost. Usually, for mild anxiety, the dosage varies from 0.25mg to 0.50 mg taken at least three times a day. It should be made sure that the user doesn’t take more than 4 mg in a day. In the case of severe or chronic anxiety condition, the Xanax dosage can vary anywhere between 1 to 10 mg. Most probably 2mg two or three times a day would be recommended but only after a thorough examination of patient’s health.
Xanax is a potential habit former, but upon on controlled usage, it is safe. There are side effects with Xanax use like cognitive instability, confusion, disorientation, digestive problems, sleepiness, fatigue, weight loss etc. Xanax has a strong interaction with other drugs, so one must be careful enough to convey all your present and previous medication history with your Doctor. Do not purchase Xanax from any anonymous or unrecognized vendors.