a brand name for alprazolam.
xanax and ptsd/panic xanax was a great drug to get me through panic. it also helped to "trick" my brain into not having regular panic attacks. i was able to go off xanax and panic did not return with the exception of a few times per year. taking xanax regularly, whether i felt i needed it or not, helped to "trick my brain" into not having daily panic. taking xanax helped my life so much. the only setback with the xanax was the extreme sleepiness. it interfered with daily life. everydayhealth.com
benzodiazepines. with the assistance of lowell randall and earl reeder, he discovered a new class of drugs, called benzodiazepines. librium (1960) and valium (1963), the first two drugs from this class, proved to be more effective at reducing stress and anxiety than previous tranquilizers, and had fewer side effects. their success prompted further research, and several variants were developed, including versed, klonopin, dalmane, lexotan, atavan, and xanax. factmonster.com
washington state, american association for the treatment of opioid dependence, and the fda have issued statements indicating that patients should not be denied treatment for oud simply because they are using benzodiazepines. ets is one of the few treatment programs locally that keep people who take benzodiazepines in treatment, although it will not allow those taking xanax to participate in treatment. xanax has a higher mortality rate when used with methadone. xanax is also more popular for illicit use among the patient population. ets hopes to influence prescribing behavior in the community through this policy and reduce the number xanax prescriptions to stop diversion and illicit use. hhs.gov
benzodiazepines. with the assistance of lowell randall and earl reeder, he discovered a new class of drugs, called benzodiazepines. librium (1960) and valium (1963), the first two drugs from this class, proved to be more effective at reducing stress and anxiety than previous tranquilizers, and had fewer side effects. their success prompted further research, and several variants were developed, including versed, klonopin, dalmane, lexotan, atavan, and xanax. infoplease.com
hydroxyzine and xanax (alprazolam) are used to treat anxiety. hydroxyzine is also used to treat itching caused by various allergic reactions, for inducing sedation prior to or after anesthesia, and to treat nausea, vomiting, and alcohol withdrawal. xanax is also used to treat panic attacks. hydroxyzine and xanax belong to different drug classes. hydroxyzine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties and xanax is an anti-anxiety medication in the benzodiazepine class. medicinenet.com
taking certain other medications with butorphanol injection may increase the risk of serious or life-threatening breathing problems. tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking or plan to take any of the following medications: medications for anxiety, mental illness or nausea; benzodiazepines such as alprazolam (xanax), chlordiazepoxide (librium), clonazepam (klonopin), diazepam (diastat, valium), estazolam, flurazepam, lorazepam (ativan), oxazepam, temazepam (restoril), and triazolam (halcion); muscle relaxants; other narcotic pain medications; sedatives; sleeping pills; or tranquilizers. your doctor may need to change the doses of your medication and will monitor you carefully. medlineplus.gov
jann's group cited evidence that xanax was a big part of the problem. the number of trips to u.s. emergency rooms that involved xanax rose 170% between 2004 and 2008. and in 2010 xanax was involved in more than twice as many visits as the next most common benzodiazepine, klonopin (clonazepam): about 152,000 compared with 73,000. medpagetoday.com