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Xanax (alprazolam) 3 mg, commonly prescribed for anxiety disorders and panic disorders, works by augmenting GABA neurotransmitter activity resulting in an antianxiety effect on the central nervous system. This produces a relaxing effect, providing a calming sensation across your entire system.
One of the primary medical uses for Xanax is in treating generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), a condition characterized by excessive and persistent worry about various aspects of life. Xanax's rapid onset of action provides short-term relief during acute anxiety episodes; additionally, panic disorder - another form of anxiety disorder marked by sudden and intense bouts of fear often accompanied by physical symptoms like rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath and sweating - often requires a prescription for effective management as well.