Xanax is a medicinal drug prescribed for treating panic disorders, generalized anxiety and nervous tension. The drug falls under the category of benzodiazepine. They’re drugs that balance deranged chemicals and neurotransmitters in the brain. Alprazolam – the generic form of this drug, is combined with psychological therapy, meditation and mental exercises to treat melancholy and depressive disorders in patients.
There are some possible side effects associated with taking this prescription drug. It may cause drowsiness, increased production of saliva, dizziness or a change in the sex drive. Any of these should be immediately reported to a pharmacist or doctor. Most of the people who take this medication do not have any serious side effects at all. Since the drug can cause drowsiness, it is important to not drive or use machinery while taking the medication until you are sure that you will be able to perform such types of activities safely.