What are the brand names for Xanax?
There may be new health information. Alprazolam is available under the following different brand names: Xanax, Niravam, and Xanax XR.
Is there a generic name for Xanax?
Xanax, also known by its generic name, alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder.
Does Kava feel like Xanax?
Kava, also called kava-kava root and Piper methysticum, is a South Pacific plant with psychotropic, sedative effects, much like those of Xanax or other benzodiazepines.
What is the generic brand name for Xanax?
The generic name for Xanax® is alprazolam. This drug was developed in the 1960s by the company now known as Pfizer Pharmaceuticals , and it was approved in 1976 for use in the treatment of panic disorders and branded as Xanax®.
What is a good generic brand of Xanax?
Generic Xanax® is a pharmacological equivalent of the brand-name drug Xanax® which is available at a lesser cost. Doctors may recommend generic Xanax® for patients who cannot afford Xanax®, or who have insurance policies which will only pay for brand name drugs if the generics are proved ineffective. The generic name for Xanax® is alprazolam.
What does the name xannax mean?
Xanax (generic name: alprazolam) is a powerful benzodiazepine drug that is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. 1,2 The medication comes in the form of a tablet that quickly dissolves in the mouth, and extended-release tablet, or a concentrated oral solution. 1
Is alprazolam a generic name for Xanax?
Alprazolam. Generic Name: alprazolam (al PRAY zoe lam) Brand Name: Xanax, Xanax XR, Niravam. Dosage Forms: oral concentrate (1 mg/mL); oral tablet (0.25 mg; 0.5 mg; 1 mg; 2 mg); oral tablet, disintegrating (0.25 mg; 0.5 mg; 1 mg; 2 mg); oral tablet, extended release (0.5 mg; 1 mg; 2 mg; 3 mg) Medically reviewed by Sophia Entringer, PharmD.