Blue xanax 1mg
Xanax is used in the treatment of anxiety ;panic disorder and belongs to the drug class benzodiazepines There is positive evidence of human fetal risk during pregnancy.
Xanax (alprazolam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It relaxes your emotions and muscles by affecting chemicals in the brain.
Alprazolam can slow or stop your breathing, especially if you have recently used an opioid medication or alcohol.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Alprazolam can slow or stop your breathing, especially if you have recently used an opioid medication, alcohol, or other drugs that can slow your breathing. A person caring for you should seek emergency medical attention if you have weak or shallow breathing, if you are hard to wake up, or if you stop breathing.
Many people use Blue Xanax 1mg to manage anxiety disorder or to provide some short-term relief from the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment.
Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by unrealistic or excessive anxiety and worry about two or more life circumstances for a period of 6 months or longer. During this period, the person has been bothered more days than not by these concerns.
At least six of the following symptoms are often present in these people:
- motor tension, such as:
- feeling shaky
- muscle tension
- aches or soreness
- feeling easily tired
- autonomic hyperactivity, such as:
- shortness of breath or smothering sensations
- heart palpitations or an accelerated heart rate
- sweating or cold, clammy hands
- a dry mouth
- dizziness or lightheadedness
- diarrhea or other abdominal symptoms
- hot flashes or chills
- frequent urination
- difficulty swallowing or a “lump in the throat”
- vigilance and scanning, such as:
- feeling keyed up or on edge
- exaggerated startle response
- difficulty concentrating or “the mind going blank” because of anxiety
- difficulty falling or staying asleep
Xanax comes as a tablet, an extended-release tablet, an orally disintegrating tablet (a tablet that dissolves quickly in the mouth), and a concentrated solution (liquid) to take by mouth.
A person should take Xanax by mouth as a doctor directs. The dosage will be based on the following factors:
- why the person is taking it
- their age
- how their body responds to the treatment
A doctor may gradually increase the dosage of Xanax until the drug works effectively for the person. People should closely follow their doctor’s instructions to reduce the risk of side effects.
If a person has used this medication regularly for a long time or in high dosages, withdrawal symptoms can occur if they suddenly stop taking it.
To prevent this, a doctor may reduce the dosage of Xanax gradually.
Xanax is available in doses of:
- 0.25 milligrams (mg): This will be white, oval, scored, and imprinted with “XANAX 0.25.”
- 0.5 mg: This will be peach, oval, scored, and imprinted with “XANAX 0.5.”
- 1 mg: This will be blue, oval, scored, and imprinted with “XANAX 1.0.”
- 2 mg: This will be white, oblong, multiscored, and imprinted with “XANAX” on one side and “2” on the reverse side.
A person should not crush, chew, or break a Xanax extended-release tablet. They should swallow the tablet whole. It is specially made to release the drug slowly into the body. Breaking the tablet would cause too much of the drug to be released at once.
People should not share their medications with other people. It may not be suitable for them and may harm them.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of alprazolam can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, and fainting.
What should I avoid while taking alprazolam?
Avoid drinking alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death could occur.
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Dizziness or drowsiness can cause falls, accidents, or severe injuries.
Grapefruit may interact with alprazolam and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products.
People should store Xanax at controlled room temperature, which is around 68–77°F (20–25°C).
- Until a person experiences how Xanax affects them, they should not drive a car or operate heavy or dangerous machinery.
- People should not increase the dosage of Xanax without speaking with a doctor, even if they think that the medication “does not work anymore.” Benzodiazepines, even if a person uses them as recommended, may produce emotional and physical dependence.
- People should not stop taking Xanax abruptly or decrease the dosage without consulting their doctor, as withdrawal symptoms can occur.
In certain individuals, the body may handle Xanax differently. This includes people who:
- drink a lot of alcohol
- Have alcoholic liver disease
- have impaired hepatic function
- have impaired renal function
- are older
- have obesity
People should not use Xanax if they are allergic to alprazolam or other benzodiazepines, such as:
- chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
- clorazepate (Tranxene)
- diazepam (Valium)
- lorazepam (Ativan)
- oxazepam (Serax)
People should not use Xanax if they are pregnant. Benzodiazepines can potentially cause harm to the fetus. During the first trimester, for example, Xanax increases the risk of congenital abnormalities.
People should usually avoid taking Xanax during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Healthcare professionals should also inform people that if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant while taking Xanax, they should tell their doctor.
A child born of a person who is taking benzodiazepines may be at risk of withdrawal symptoms from the drug. Respiratory problems have also occurred in children born to people who have been taking benzodiazepines while pregnant.
Side effects often occur at the beginning of therapy and will usually disappear when a person stops taking the medication.
Some possible side effects of Xanax include:
- low energy
- impaired coordination
- memory impairment
- abnormal involuntary movement