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Xanax 2mg is typically prescribed for short-term use due to the potential for dependence and withdrawal symptoms with prolonged use. It comes in various forms, including immediate-release tablets, extended-release tablets, and orally disintegrating tablets.
Alprazolam works by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps regulate brain activity, leading to a reduction in excessive neuronal firing associated with anxiety.