Alprazolam belongs to a class of medications known as benzodiazepines. It can be used for short-term treatment of anxiety or panic.
It may also be used for other conditions. Check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure why you are given this medication.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication as it can cause excessive drowsiness.
If you are directed by your doctor to take the medication regularly and forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at your usual timing. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Pack this medication into a trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
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