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Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for Xanax?

Alprazolam

What is the Trade Name for Alprazolam?

Xanax

What are the Indications of Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anxiety, panic disorder, manage symptoms of PMS, insomnia, mania, psychosis

What are the Actions of Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

works in CNS to produce anxiolytic effect causing CNS depression.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antianxiety agent

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

benzodiazepine

What are the Nursing Considerations of Alprazolam (Xanax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • use caution with existing CNS depression, sleep apnea, renal dysfunction, hepatic dysfunction.
  • may cause CNS depression, drowsiness, lethargy
  • may lead to physical dependence, may experience tolerance effect
  • assess anxiety and mental status
  • Romazicon (lumazenil) is the antidote for overdose
  • Grapefruit juice may increase blood levels

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