Drug: Xanax

ALPRAZOLAM (al PRAY zoe lam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • confusion, forgetfulness
  • depression
  • difficulty sleeping
  • difficulty speaking
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • mood changes, excitability or aggressive behavior
  • muscle cramps
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • change in sex drive or performance
  • changes in appetite

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • confusion, forgetfulness
  • depression
  • difficulty sleeping
  • difficulty speaking
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • mood changes, excitability or aggressive behavior
  • muscle cramps
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • change in sex drive or performance
  • changes in appetite

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • an alcohol or drug abuse problem
  • bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis or other mental health conditions
  • glaucoma
  • kidney or liver disease
  • lung or breathing disease
  • myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • porphyria
  • seizures or a history of seizures
  • suicidal thoughts
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to alprazolam, other benzodiazepines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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