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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

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