Generic Name: alprazolam (al PRAY zoe lam)
Brand Names: Farmapram, Tafil
What is alprazolam?
Alprazolam is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It works by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced. This results in a reduction in nervous tension (anxiety).
Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.
Alprazolam may also be used for other purposes.
Alprazolam is reported as an ingredient of Farmapram in Mexico.