Xanax

Last Update May 6, 2016
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Uses: Xanax is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Read More
Xanax (generic name: alprazolam) is a fast-acting treatment for anxiety disorders, panic attacks and insomnia . It acts as an effective sedative and can be also used for a wide ran...
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Xanax for treating Insomnia

Our data suggest that Xanax is taken for Insomnia, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Insomnia medications
Xanax
611,291 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*, Panic, Seizures, Anxiety Attacks, Dizziness*, Panic Disorder, GAD
Other names: Alprazolam, Xanax XR, Niravam, Xanor, Alprozolam
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.9
Satisfaction
1.8
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Klonopin
314,467 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
1.8
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Valium
375,757 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Depression*, Insomnia, Panic Attacks
Other names: Diazepam, Mogadon, Diastat, Valrelease, Antenex
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Satisfaction
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Ativan
234,878 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Lorazepam, Lorazepam Intensol, Tranqipam, Lorazep, Aripax
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Lexapro
286,784 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, Insomnia*
Other names: Escitalopram, Cipralex, Sipralexa, Nexito, Esertia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
1.8
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Ambien
214,702 discussions
Taken for: Insomnia, Anxiety*, Addiction*, Sleep Disorders, Withdrawal Symptoms*
Other names: Zolpidem, Ambien CR, Intermezzo, Stilnoct, Stillnox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
2.0
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Paxil
309,264 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*, Panic
Other names: Paroxetine, Paxil CR, Seroxat, Paroxetine HCl, Aroxat
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
1.7
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Alprazolam
45,584 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks, Depression, Insomnia*
Other names: Xanax, Xanax XR, Xanor, Niravam, Alprax
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
2.3
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Clonazepam
121,539 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Insomnia, Panic Attacks
Other names: Klonopin, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
2.0
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Diazepam
123,509 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Addiction, Depression*, Panic Attacks
Other names: Valium, Valrelease, Mogadon, Diastat, Stesolid
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness

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Insomnia medications
Xanax
611,291 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*, Panic, Seizures, Anxiety Attacks, Dizziness*, Panic Disorder, GAD
Other names: Alprazolam, Xanax XR, Niravam, Xanor, Alprozolam
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.9
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
Klonopin
314,467 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
Valium
375,757 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Depression*, Insomnia, Panic Attacks
Other names: Diazepam, Mogadon, Diastat, Valrelease, Antenex
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.9
Satisfaction
1.4
Helpfulness
Ativan
234,878 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Lorazepam, Lorazepam Intensol, Tranqipam, Lorazep, Aripax
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
1.7
Helpfulness
Lexapro
286,784 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, Insomnia*
Other names: Escitalopram, Cipralex, Sipralexa, Nexito, Esertia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
Ambien
214,702 discussions
Taken for: Insomnia, Anxiety*, Addiction*, Sleep Disorders, Withdrawal Symptoms*
Other names: Zolpidem, Ambien CR, Intermezzo, Stilnoct, Stillnox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
Paxil
309,264 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*, Panic
Other names: Paroxetine, Paxil CR, Seroxat, Paroxetine HCl, Aroxat
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
1.7
Helpfulness
Alprazolam
45,584 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks, Depression, Insomnia*
Other names: Xanax, Xanax XR, Xanor, Niravam, Alprax
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Clonazepam
121,539 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Insomnia, Panic Attacks
Other names: Klonopin, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
Diazepam
123,509 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Addiction, Depression*, Panic Attacks
Other names: Valium, Valrelease, Mogadon, Diastat, Stesolid
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
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