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Alprazolam

Basic Information

Summary

An extremely common benzodiazepine better known as Xanax, frequently prescribed for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. Alprazolam is short-lasting and primarily anxiolytic, though also possesses hypnotic properties. At high doses amnesia and loss of inhibition are common. Do not mix with other depressants.

Benzodiazepine

Benzodiazepines are generally hypnotic or anxiolytic depressant drugs.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose
Oral
Light0.25-0.5mg
Common0.5-1.5mg
Strong1.5-2mg
Heavy2mg

NOTE: Warning - higher doses increase the chances of blacking out

Duration
All ROAs
Onset15-40 minutes
Duration5-8 hours
After-effects6-24 hours
Effects

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    Aliasesxanax
    prazolam
    ksalol
    AvoidWhen taken for a long period of time, abrupt discontinuation is highly unadvised. Avoid combining other depressants such as Alcohol.
    EffectsAnxiolytic, Sedative, Muscle Relaxant, Amnesia, Dystaxia, Hiccups, Loss of time, Loss of motor skills.
    BioavailabilityOral 80-90%
    Aliasalprazolam
    Duration:4-6 hours
    Alprazolamduration: 4-6 hours
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    Interactions

    Dangerous

    Unsafe

    Caution

    Low risk & Increased Effects

    Low risk & Decreased Effects

    Low risk & No Synergy

    References & Notes

    General