Alprazolam Medication or Drug Guide

The particular dosage depends on the condition, user, and alprazolam dosage administered. Follow these alprazolam dosage guidelines for safe and effective use of this anxiety medication. alprazolam drug guide.

ConditionType of UserDosageForm
AnxietyAdult (18-64)Initial: 0.25-0.5mg three times a day
Increase: as required, up to a total of 4mg a day
Decrease: as required, up to 0.5mg, every three days
The immediate-release or orally disintegrating tablet
AnxietyElderly (65+) and those with other conditionsInitial: 0.25mg, two to three times a dayThe immediate-release or orally disintegrating tablet
Panic DisorderAdult (18-64)Initial: 0.5mg three times a day
Increase: by 1mg, every three to four days, not exceeding a combined daily dose of 10mg
Average: 5-6mg a day
Decrease: as required, up to 0.5mg, every three days
The immediate-release or orally disintegrating tablet
Panic DisorderAdult (18-64)Initial: 0.5-1mg once a day
Increase: by 1mg, every three to four days, not exceeding a combined daily dose of 10mg
Average: 3-6mg a day
Extended-release tablet
Panic DisorderElderly (65+) and those with other conditionsInitial: 0.25mg, two to three times a dayThe immediate-release or orally disintegrating tablet
Panic DisorderElderly (65+) and those with other conditionsInitial: 0.5mg once a dayExtended-release tablet
Other Conditions***Please note that other conditions include geriatric, hepatic, renal impairments, and pulmonary disease.***