Alprazolam (Xanax) Uses, How to Take, Side Effects, Pregnancy and Precautions
What is Alprazolam (Xanax)? Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It 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).