alprazolam

How long does Xanax last?

Alprazolam (Xanax) is a useful medication for certain mental health conditions. Xanax starts to work quickly, and it stays in the body long after the effects of one dose have worn off. Doctors often prescribe Xanax for generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder. It is one of the most widely used medications for these…

Xanax Misuse Sent 123,000 People to Emergency Room in 2011: Report

More than 123,000 people ended up in hospital emergency rooms in 2011 after misusing the sedative alprazolam, sold under brand names including Xanax. The findings come from a  new government report. The number of ER visits associated with Xanax in 2011 was slightly less than the previous year, but more…