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alprazolam extended-release - oral, Xanax XR

GENERIC NAME: ALPRAZOLAM EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL (al-PRA-zoe-lam)

BRAND NAME(S): Xanax XR

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USES: This medication is used to treat the panic and anxiety symptoms associated with panic disorder. Alprazolam belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect. It works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA).




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