What is Xanax Bars and how it is used for Anxiety?
Xanax Bars which contains Alprazolam as its active ingredient is widely used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, panic attacks, and sometimes depression and anxiety caused due to increased stress.
Xanax calms you down by acting on the central nervous system. It enhances the effects of certain natural chemicals in the body called GABA.
Xanax increases the amount of neurotransmitter GABA in the brain that induces calmness and makes you feel relaxed. Xanax should be administered as prescribed to get the desired results with fewer or no side effects. This is a safe short-term management technique for your anxiety.
How much Xanax Bars should I take for severe anxiety?
AnxietyDisorders and Symptoms ofAnxiety treatment for patients should start initially with a dose of Xanax 0.25mg to 0.5mg administered 3 times daily or as prescribed by your doctor.
To achieve a higher therapeutic effect, the doses can be raised after a gap of 3 to 4 days. The maximum daily dose is Xanax 4 mg distributed in smaller doses throughout the day.
How often can I take Xanax Bars?
Xanax doses are available in oral forms such as solutions, tablets, or orally disintegrating tablets.
For Adults as indicated by your doctor, initially a dose of Xanax 0.25mgto 0.5mg, 3 times a day or as prescribed by your doctor.
Your doctor may increase your dose if needed. However, the maximum dose would be 4mgin a day.
Xanax Warning signals
If you see the symptoms such as drowsiness,dizziness, increased saliva production, or change insex drive/ability, contact your health specialist as soon as you can.
Common Xanax Bars Side effects
- Sleep problems or disorders
- Memory problems
- Poor balance or coordination
- Slurred speech
- Trouble concentrating