Xanax, alprazolam, Alprazolan, Alprox, Alpraz, Cassadan, Ralozam, Tafil, Trankimazin
Xanax is the trade name for alprazolam, a fast-acting benzodiazepine tranquilliser used in the treatment of anxiety and classified as a depressant. It is taken orally in pill form. Common side effects include headaches, sleepiness, depression, dry mouth and memory problems.
Please see the Alprazolam (Xanax): UK and Ireland DrugWatch Information Sheet for detailed information on the drug, its effects, availability, harm reduction and more. DrugWatch are an informal online professional network established by a group of professionals working in the UK and Irish drugs sector, including DrugWise.
For more information on tranquillisers please see benzodiazepines.
Last updated December 2021