Brief description of Xanax/ Tranax:
Xanax and Tranax are the safest and highly efficient anti-anxiety medications used in the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. These drugs are also effective in the management of anxiety disorder occurred because of depression. Xanax and Tranax enclose an FDA-approved generic drug called Alprazolam. It brings peace in overanxious mind by settling down the overactivity of the brain cells.
Mode of working of Alprazolam:
Alprazolam (a potent benzodiazepine) works in an amazing way by binding to the GABAᴀ receptors that further leads to the binding of GABA (an inhibitory neurotransmitter) to the GABAᴀ receptors site. The binding of GABA neurotransmitter to the GABAᴀ receptors site causes the inflow of chloride ions through nerve membranes that result in the hyperpolarization of nerves. This trims down the hyperactivity within the brain and produces peace in overanxious mind.
Dosing regimen of Xanax/ Tranax:
Xanax and Tranax tablets are generally available in different dosing strengths of 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, and 2mg.
- Dose recommended for the treatment of anxiety disorder: Take 0.25 to 0.5 mg of Xanax/ Tranax orally thrice a day, with sufficient amount of water. Afterward, increase the dose 1 mg per day at intervals of 3 to 4 days up to the maximum dose of 4mg.
- Dose recommended for the treatment panic disorder: Take 0.5 mg to 1 mg of Xanax/ Tranax in a day, with sufficient amount of water. Later, increase the dose by 1mg at intervals of 3 to 4 days up to a maximum daily dose of 10mg.
Conflicting conditions for the use of Xanax/ Tranax:
The use of Xanax and Tranax are not safe for patients who are suffering from any of these listed medical cases including narrow-angle glaucoma, pregnancy, severe liver disorders, myasthenia gravis, severe sleep apnea, and pre-existing respiratory depression. In addition, the use of Xanax/ Tranax is strictly prohibited in patients who are allergic to generic Alprazolam or other benzodiazepines.
Adverse effects of Xanax/ Tranax:
The use of Xanax/ Tranax do not cause adverse effects, but sometimes their use may cause some common side effects such as sleepiness, tiredness, dizziness, bewilderment, unsteady gait, headache, loneliness, confusion, low libido, loss of coordination, and itching.