Xanax XR (alprazolam) is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). Alprazolam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.
Xanax XR is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.
Xanax XR may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Common side effects of Xanax XR include dysarthria, memory impairment, nervousness, insomnia, headache, drowsiness, tremor, depression, sedation, and diarrhea. Other side effects include muscle twitching, depersonalization, hypoesthesia, anxiety, constipation, paresthesia, ataxia, hyperventilation, weight loss, decreased libido, and decreased appetite. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Xanax XR dosage information:Xanax XR (alprazolam) tablet, extended releaseGeneral dosage information for the active ingredient contained in Xanax XR:Alprazolam (oral tablet, oral tablet, extended release, oral solution, oral concentrate, oral tablet, disintegrating, compounding powder)Other Xanax formulations:Xanax (alprazolam) tabletPlease confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.