Xanax is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of anxiety, panic disorder, and anxiety associated with depression. Xanax may be used alone or with other medications.
Xanax belongs to a class of drugs called Antiaxiety Agents, Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines.
It is not known if Xanax is safe and effective in children younger than 18 years of age.
What are the possible side effects of Xanax?Xanax may cause serious side effects including:
depressed mood,thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself,racing thoughts,increased energy,unusual risk-taking behavior,confusion,agitation,hostility,hallucinations,uncontrolled muscle movements,tremor,convulsions (seizure), andpounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest