Active ingredients: Alprazolam
Xanax 500 microgram Tablets.
Pink, oval, biconvex tablet scored on one side and marked “Upjohn 55” on the other.
Each tablet contains 500 micrograms alprazolam.
Excipient(s) with known effect: Lactose, 91.1 mg per tablet.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1
Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, has a high affinity for the benzodiazepine binding site in the brain. It facilitates the inhibitory neurotransmitter action of gamma-aminobutyric acid, which mediates both pre- and post synaptic inhibition in the central nervous system (CNS).
Colloidal anhydrous silica
Docusate sodium with sodium benzoate
Clear PVC/aluminium foil blister strips of 10 tablets, packed 6 strips to a box.
Glass bottle with metal screw cap or HDPE bottle with LDPE tamper evident cap containing 100 or 1000 tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Pfizer Limited, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom
Date of first authorisation: 27 August 1982
Date of latest renewal: 23 January 2003