The History of Xanax

On This Page: Panic Disorder Development Side Effects Finding Help Xanax, otherwise known as alprazolam, is an antidepressant and anti-anxiety medication developed by Upjohn Laboratories of Kalamazoo, Michigan in the late 1960s. It was originally created to be a superior sleep aid with muscle relaxant qualities and with ongoing research, representatives of Upjohn realized its […]

Can Alprazolam Cause Sleep Terrors?

On This Page: Alprazolam’s Side Effects What Are Sleep Terrors? What Causes Sleep Terrors? Getting Help Alprazolam (also known by its brand name Xanax) is a drug in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. Alprazolam and other benzos are prescribed to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. […]