How to use XANAX (alprazolam) oral
The term “green Xanax bar” refers to a specific form of alprazolam, a benzodiazepine medication commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Xanax bars are rectangular tablets that come in various colors, and the green Xanax bars are one of the dosage forms of alprazolam.
The color of the pill typically indicates its strength or dosage. The green Xanax bars are often 2 milligrams (mg) of alprazolam. It’s essential to emphasize that taking Xanax, especially in higher doses or without a prescription, can lead to various side effects, dependency, and potential withdrawal symptoms upon cessation.
Alprazolam works by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter in the brain called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which produces a calming effect on the central nervous system, thereby reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation.
Read the Green Xanax Bar Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking alprazolam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. Dosage of Green Xanax Bar based on your medical condition, age, and response to treatment. Your dose may be gradually increased until the drug starts working well. Follow your doctor’s instructions closely to reduce the risk of side effects.
Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
When this medication is used for a long time, it may not work as well. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.