Alprazolam is the brand name of Xanax, and it is used to treat panic conditions and anxiety. Xanax (Alprazolam) is a form of Benzodiazepines medications. Benzodiazepines are known to produce a calming effect by acting on the nerves and the brain (Central Nervous System). This result is achieved by enhancing the impact of G.A.B.A. (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid), which is a type of amino acid that naturally occurs in the body and works as a neurotransmitter in your brain.
Xanax is a very useful and safe medication to treat anxiety and panic disorders when consumed correctly.
Types of Xanax:
Xanax or Alprazolam is a potent drug with enormous long-term and short-term health effects for the ones consuming it. Since every manufacturer of this medication wants to make their brand stand out amongst others, therefore each of them comes in different shapes, colors, and sizes.
If we go with the prescription, this medicine is available as:
- Oval White-colored pill with strength 0.25 mg
- Round or football-shaped Peach pill with power 0.5 mg
- Five-sided White pill with strength 0.5 mg
- Oval Orange with strength 0.5 mg
- Four-sided Yellow pill with strength 1 mg
- Oval Blue with strength 1 mg
- Round Blue with power 2 mg
- Rectangular White with power 2 mg
- Three-sided Green pill with strength 3 mg
The changes in the colors of the medicines are owing to the type of F.D.A. approved colorants used in the pills.
We have discussed some types of Xanax bars below:
Green colored pills are produced by several pharmaceutical companies in the United States of the Americas, and each of them imprints different kinds of features on the tablet. Green, white and yellow pills are somewhat alike in terms of power and generally contain 2 milligrams of the drug. Owing to this fact, the effects of all the three types of Xanax Bars are the same. I
It should be noted here that 2 milligrams (mg) of Xanax is considered to be a very high dosage for an individual and shall only be taken under complete medical supervision.
These color pills come in various shapes that are unique to numerous companies like rectangular, oval, round shape, and triangular with their power ranging from 3mg to 2mg. The oval-shaped Green Xanax bars are known as Green footballs on the streets. Green monster Xanax and green oval Xanax are also some of its popular names among the masses. The slow-release variant of the Xanax is popularly known as Hulk Xanax bars on the streets.
|SHAPE:||TRIANGULAR, OVAL, RECTANGULAR, and ROUND|
|STRENGTH:||STRENGTH: 2 MG, 3 MG|
Xanax bars of this color contains a very moderate strength of the salt, 0.5mg in strength. This much dose of Xanax is generally found to be most suitable in most cases by the doctors. This particular color of Xanax is not widely produced by many companies. Like all the other Xanax pills, it can be obtained legally only with the authorized physician’s prescription only.
|SHAPE:||OVAL or ROUND STRE|
White is the most common color of the medicines that are produced by pharmaceutical companies around the globe. The recommended dosage of Alprazolam or Xanax is 4 mg within a day. This drug should be consumed very responsibly as it produces strong sleeping effects within the minutes of it being consumed.
The street name of the rectangular bars that are of 2mg is Sticks. The bar shape of Xanax in any color usually contains a 2mg dose. Also, these medicines have scores marked on them to make it easier for the consumers to break it into smaller parts.
This allows the users to take a smaller dosage of the medicine when they require a smaller dose of the medicine. The user can use break the bar into two parts and consume it as by doing so, he will only consume 1mg of its salt.
|SHAPE:||RECTANGULAR, TRIANGULAR, OVAL, and ROUND|
|STRENGTH:||0.25 MG to 2 MG|
Yellow Xanax bar has at times 039 imprinted on it and is the generic form of the drug. As we have stated earlier that the white and yellow Xanax bars are alike in terms of strength. The only difference in their color is due to the different kinds of F.D.A. approved colorants used in them by their producing companies. Owing to shape and color, which resembles the school buses, it is commonly known as Yellow School Bus. Oval shaped Xanax and 1mg four-sided pills are also available in the markets. This color Xanax bars are considered stronger than white or green bars.
Blue Xanax Bars:
The strength of this color pill is 1mg that comes in an oval shape in the markets. A user can consume half of the pill when he wishes to take a smaller dose of the pill. The oval-shaped pill is known as blue football owing to its oval shape. The oval shape of these pills makes it easier for the user to swallow and digest them. $2 is the average price of the pill on the streets. The prices may vary in accordance with the area and the demand for this medication.
Orange or the Peach Xanax is a football or oval-shaped pill that is lower in strength. It has the number 257 imprinted on it. It contains 0.5mg of salt. It is produced by Pfizer and is usually prescribed to patients with less severe symptoms. It is available in the market in dosages ranging from 0.5mg to 0.25mg.
|SHAPE:||OVAL or FOOTBALL|
|STRENGTH:||0.25 MG to 0.5 MG|
Dosage of Xanax:
Like all the other medications, you should take Xanax in accordance with the prescription given to you by your doctor. In any case, the dosage of Xanax shall not exceed 4 mg within a day or 2mg at a time as it may have severe health implications for you.