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What are Valium or Xanax (alprazolam) usually prescribed for?

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Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety.

Valium and xanax (alprazolam) are the brands names of two types of medications known as benzodiazepines.
These medications are most commonly used for anxiety, though they can also treat muscle spasms, seizures, and other conditions in certain situations.

In brief: Anxiety.

Valium and xanax (alprazolam) are the brands names of two types of medications known as benzodiazepines.
These medications are most commonly used for anxiety, though they can also treat muscle spasms, seizures, and other conditions in certain situations.
Dr. Aaron Haug
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Benzodiazapines

Valium and xanax are antianxiety drugs.
They are used for anxiety disorders to include panic attacks. They can also be used off-label.

In brief: Benzodiazapines

Valium and xanax are antianxiety drugs.
They are used for anxiety disorders to include panic attacks. They can also be used off-label.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Agree

with Dr. fowler. Mainly anxiolytics.
They may be used for sedating people before a procedure.

In brief: Agree

with Dr. fowler. Mainly anxiolytics.
They may be used for sedating people before a procedure.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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