Alprazolam powder dosage, Indications, Uses and Side Effects.
Alprazolam powder, is a white crystalline powder, which is soluble in methanol or ethanol. It is a used to treat the symptoms of anxiety, panic disorder, and anxiety associated with depression and may be used alone or with other medications.
Uses of Xanax Alprazolam Powder
Alprazolam is mostly used in short term management of anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and nausea due to chemotherapy. Alprazolam may also be indicated for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, as well as for the treatment of anxiety conditions and depression
Alprazolam powder is indicated for the management of anxiety disorder or the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life may also be helpful with this medication.
Panic disorder is characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks, ie, a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort in which four (or more) of the following symptoms develop abruptly and reach a peak within 10 minutes: (1) palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate; (2) sweating; (3) trembling or shaking; (4) sensations of shortness of breath or smothering; (5) feeling of choking; (6) chest pain or discomfort; (7) nausea or abdominal distress; (8) feeling dizzy, unsteady, lightheaded, or faint; (9) derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself); (10) fear of losing control; (11) fear of dying; (12) paresthesia’s (numbness or tingling sensations); (13) chills or hot flushes.
Alprazolam Powder Dosage and Administration
Dosage should be individualized for maximum beneficial effect
Anxiety Disorders And Transient Symptoms Of Anxiety
Treatment for patients with anxiety should be initiated with a dose of 0.25 to 0.5 grams given three times daily. The dose may be increased to achieve a maximum therapeutic effect, at intervals of 3 to 4 days, to a maximum daily dose of 4 grams, given in divided doses. The lowest possible effective dose should be employed and the need for continued treatment reassessed frequently.
The successful treatment of many panic disorder patients has required the use of alprazolam at doses greater than 4 grams daily. In controlled trials conducted to establish the efficacy of alprazolam powder in panic disorder, doses in the range of 1 to 10 grams daily were used. The mean dosage employed was approximately 5 to 6 grams daily.
Side Effects of Use
Possible side effects include:
- racing thoughts,
- increased energy,
- unusual risk-taking behavior,
- uncontrolled muscle movements,
- pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest