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Alprazolam

 
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    Oral
    Alprazolam
    Alpraz, Xanax 
     
    Very short half-life – used for panic disorder
    [Peak] 1 hour
    Half-life 6-26 hours
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Positively modulates GABAA receptors (BZ1 and BZ2), augmenting the inhibitory effects of the GABA neurotransmitter.

Clinical Use

  • Indications

  • Acute anxiety
  • Adverse Effects
  • Drowsiness
  • Hypersalivation
  • Muscle weakness
  • Vertigo
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