This exact pill is 2 mg in strength and treats anxiety and panic disorders along with depression. It is part of the Benzodiazepines class of drug and it is only obtainable with a doctor's prescription. The medication is produced by Greenstone Limited and it has a potential for abuse by its users. It is also classified as a medication that poses a risk to the fetus if it is taken during pregnancy, according to RXList.
Some side effects that can occur with alprazolam, also known as Xanax, include mood changes such as suicidal thoughts, lack of fear and lowered inhibitions. Physical side effects such as feelings of faintness, chest pain, rapid heartbeat and jaundice can also occur. Other side effects can indicate an allergic reaction and immediate medical attention is necessary. These side effects include rash, swelling of the eyes, nose or throat and trouble breathing.
When taking this drug, or any other medication, it is vital for users to follow the dosage prescribed by the doctor as taking more than the recommended amount can cause overdose leading to severe health problems.Learn more about Health