alprazolam extended-release - oral, Xanax XR
GENERIC NAME: ALPRAZOLAM EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL (al-PRA-zoe-lam)
BRAND NAME(S): Xanax XR
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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