Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of alprazolam Oral.

Overall User Ratings

657 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 11-15 of 150 Next»
Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
9/24/2013 3:58:14 PM

Reviewer: dja, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has helped with my anxiety, and I have been on this medication for about 10 years and yes it is addicting and it's true you cannot stop taking this medication cold turkey. It can cause some people to act compulsively, gambling, shopping addictions, it has happened to me with shopping, but since I am not aware of the side-effects and everyone should familiarize with the side-effects, it can ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
7/31/2013 5:31:14 PM

Reviewer: Mrs.C711, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have always had a problem with anxiety. I wasn't sure how to approach it until I became an adult. My doctor put me on a few different meds but this one was the best for me. I don't even need the full recommended dose. It completely helps me with all of my symptoms. Day time or night time. I can't picture my life without it.

Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
6/28/2013 7:16:19 PM

Reviewer: BIG HOSS, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
IF YOU HAVE SEVERE ANXIETY,I HAVE FOUND THAT THIS DRUG IS THE ONLY ONE THAT WILL WORK AND CONTINUE TO WORK FOR YEARS. I HAVE TAKEN THIS MED. FOR 17 YEARS AND IT STILL HELPS MY ANXIETY.

Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
6/11/2013 10:37:32 AM

Reviewer: SweetGaPeach, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This has really helped me with the panic/anxiety attacks. My doctor wanted me to take them at bed time but i informed him that it did not help the anxiety unless i took when i had the attack. My attacks were to the point that I would have an asthma attack alnog with the panic attacks. I am thankful for this. now i can live life as normal and not worry about having an attack and shutting down c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
6/10/2013 5:56:05 PM

Reviewer: bobby, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have copd which in turn starts anxiety to stop breathing (panic attack. for me it works ok bout 15 min, for breathing must get in front of a/c. severe emphaxzima.

«Previous 11-15 of 150 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.