Xanax (alprazolam)

                What is Xanax?


Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Alprazolam affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety.

Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorderspanic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.

Xanax may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.