Day: December 2, 2019

Effects of Xanax

Is Xanax considered an opiate? The two classes of medications, Opioids, and Benzodiazepines. Xanax belongs to the class of medicines known as Benzodiazepines and is prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Benzodiazepines are the CNS depressants that cause sedation whereas opioids are the narcotic analgesic, mainly used to relieve pain. This makes Xanax a non-opiate medication. Which is better Xanax or Ativan? Lorazepam and Xanax are both Benzodiazepines used for the treatment of anxiety and both the medicines are equally effective. The difference between the two medicines is the duration of action where Xanax 2mg remains in the body