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How effective is Xanax xr for Generalized anxiety disorder?





Summary: 61 Xanax xr users have rated its effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder.

Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Xanax xr (alprazolam) is for Generalized anxiety disorder and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Xanax xr

Xanax xr has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax xr 686 users)

Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan. (latest reports from Generalized Anxiety Disorder 15,652 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 61 people are studied for taking Xanax xr in Generalized anxiety disorder




Xanax xr effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder


Long term Xanax xr effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder

Xanax xr effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall24192511
Long term
(1+ years)
12131810

Gender of people who take Xanax xr for Generalized anxiety disorder * :

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder67.21%32.79%

Age of people who take Xanax xr for Generalized anxiety disorder * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%1.64%19.67%32.79%21.31%9.84%14.75%

Who find Xanax xr more effective for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Gender of people who find Xanax xr more effective * :

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder63.89%36.11%

Age of people who find Xanax xr more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%2.78%19.44%27.78%25.00%8.33%16.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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