Xanax XR - What is it?
Xanax XR, active ingredient alprazolam XR, is an anxiety medication that is only available by prescription. It is often used for the treatment of panic disorder. This is the long acting form of Xanax.
Who is the maker of Xanax XR?
Pfizer, Inc. is the maker of the brand name version of Xanax XR. Generic forms of this medication are made by many different companies.
How It Works
Xanax XR belongs to the class of medications known as benzodiazepines. These medications have different effects on people that might include: sleepiness, stopping seizures, reducing anxiety, relaxing of the muscles and damaging short term memory.
Possible Side Effects
As is the case with all medications, it is possible to experience side effects while taking Xanax XR. Not everyone that takes this medication will notice side effects as it is generally well tolerated. If you do notice side effects, they are usually minor and require little or no treatment. Less commonly reported are side effects that are more serious.
Some of the commonly reported side effects might include: A feeling of sleepiness or calmness, memory issues and drowsiness.
Generic Xanax XR
At this time, there are both generic and brand name forms of this medication for sale.