Alprazolam 0.5mg is a short acting yet potent narcotic. It is most often prescribed to patients suffering from GAD, or Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Alprazolam 0.5mg is approved by the FDA and has the generic name of Xanax. This medication has shown an extremely high success rate in relieving symptoms of anxiety disorders, panic attacks, and most commonly;
Alprazolam 0.5mg falls under the medication classification of benzodiazepines. The main reason for its tremendous success in the medical field is due to its extremely fast onset. After ingestion, a high majority of this medication’s benefits are seen within the first hour. As many may already know, people suffering from severe Anxiety disorders have an extremely hard time functioning at their regular mental capacity when their anxiety is triggered. This medication helps calm the user nearly immediately, allowing the individual to proceed with the task at hand. Xanax works by slowing certain chemicals in the brain, specifically neurotransmitters, which become severely unbalanced after anxiety has been triggered. Once Alprazolam 0.5mg is taken orally, the neurotransmitters in the brain will rapidly adapt to the medication and slow down the reception from axon to dendrite. This process will quickly lead to a reduction in nervousness and tension.
Before taking Alprazolam 0.5mg, be sure to consult with your primary healthcare physician.
You should not take Xanax if you suffer from any of the following conditions:
Any kidney disease
Any liver disease
A history of depression
A tendency of suicidal thoughts; or
A history of drug or alcohol addiction
Although Xanax has worked and still works wonders on millions of people each year, individuals who have had prior problems with drug and/or alcohol addiction should avoid this medication at all costs. Due to its heavy and potent onset, Xanax has the potential to become habit forming.
This medication must be taken as recommended by your physician. Do not take smaller amounts nor larger amounts than recommended. Upon filling this prescription, adhere to the directions on the prescription labels. This medication is meant to be taken orally. While prescribed, be sure to speak with your physician regularly to ensure proper use of this medication. If for some reason the medication begins to react in a different manner than when originally taken, contact your physician immediately. This is a sign of tolerance build up, which could put the individual at risk for potential abuse.