Xanax/Alprazolam 1mg Tablets

Xanax tablets are composed of an active component called Alprazolam. The components included in the composition of this sleeping aid belong to a group of drug called benzodiazepine. This medication is one of the easily available sleeping tablets online that functions by relaxing the hyperactive brain cells and produce a sedative effect. The working mechanism of Xanax pills helps in relieving stress and inducing sound sleep. FDA approved Xanax tablets are effective medicines to treat anxiety and obtain quality sleep for a longer duration.

Patent Information

Anxiety disorders are believed to develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events. These disorders may be treated with psychosocial therapies and/or medication. Psychosocial therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, anxiety management and relaxation therapies, and psychotherapy. Drugs used to treat anxiety disorders include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines, beta blockers, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). An estimated 19 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders and they are the most common of the psychiatric illnesses.

Alprazolam is an antianxiety agent of the benzodiazepine class. The chemical name of alprazolam is 8-chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-s-triazolo [4,3-alpha][1,4]benzodiazepine. Used primarily for short-term relief of mild to moderate anxiety and nervous tension, alprazolam is also effective in the treatment of activity depression or panic attacks. The exact mechanism of action of alprazolam is not known.

The marketed form of alprazolam is Xanax®. Xanax® tablets for oral administration are available in 0.25, 0.5, 1 and 2 mg doses. The inactive ingredients in the marketed dosage form include cellulose, corn starch, docusate sodium, lactose, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide and sodium benzoate. In addition to this immediate-release form, Xanax XR® is available as an extended release form in 0.5, 1, 2, and 3 mg doses for once a day administration. The inactive ingredients of the extended release formulation include lactose, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, and hypromellose.

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