Alprazolam (Niravam, Xanax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat anxiety and panic attacks. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions.
Alprazolam is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety, including anxiety caused by depression. It is also used to treat panic disorder in some patients.
Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines belong to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which are medicines that slow down the nervous system.
This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.