Xanax is a part of the benzodiazepine family of medications. Xanax bars treat anxiety and panic disorders. The generic name of this drug is Alprazolam and is a prescription medication. Various types of Xanax bars have an active ingredient present in this medication. These acts on the Central Nervous System for producing a calming effect and help improve anxiety. Xanax, when used, enhances the impact of certain natural chemicals present in the body.
Types of Xanax Dosage:
There are several forms of Xanax bars available in the market with or without prescription. These bars could be classified according to their dosage and strength. It is a short-term powerful medication available in different colors and doses prescribed for treating anxiety and panic disorders.
Thus the Xanax bars are available in different colors, sizes, and shapes. The reason for having different colors and shapes is that several pharmaceutical companies manufacture this medication.
Hence, all of these companies provide a different shape and color to their tablets to give them a unique identity. Each manufacturer also imprints its tablets with unique characteristics.
Green Xanax Bars –
One of the types of Xanax bars is green xanax bars. Green bars are similar to the Yellow and White Xanax in strength and usually contain 2 mg of active Alprazolam. Thus the effect of this tablet is similar to the White and Yellow bars.
Green Xanax is available in triangular, oval, rectangular, and round shapes and usually contains 2 to 3 mg of the drug.
The oval shape of this tablet is known as Green football Xanax available in the 1 mg dosage. The triangular pills are the strongest available dose containing 3 mg of active Alprazolam. In general, the Green Xanax bars could be considered stronger than the White Xanax.
Pink Xanax Bars –
These pills are available in oval or round-shaped tablets that look like a football. It is a form of Alprazolam not produced widely that is available with a physician’s prescription only. Thus, people with benzodiazepine addiction could purchase it from the street for abuse.
Pink Xanax is a common form of Alprazolam having a maximum strength of 0.5 mg.
White Xanax Bars –
These are commonly known as the name sticks in the street. Many pharmaceutical companies produce this medication across the globe.
These bars are rectangular in shape containing 2 mg of active Alprazolam.
Since the maximum recommended dosage of an Alprazolam is 4 mg per day, thus making White Xanax of 2 mg strength, a very powerful dose of the medication. White Xanax, when used, produces a powerful feeling of sedation within the minutes of consumption.
White Xanax has scores, which makes it easier to split the medication into smaller portions. Because White Xanax contains such a hefty dose of active Alprazolam. This makes it essential to consult the doctor for reducing the dosage.
Since a sudden stoppage of consumption of the medication might cause withdrawal symptoms.
It is also available in rectangular, triangular, oval, and round shape pills having varied strengths of 0.25 to 2 mg.
Yellow Xanax Bars –
The generic form of this medication and usually have 039 imprinted on it. Yellow Xanax is available in the strength of 2 mg, the effect of which is similar to the White Xanax bars. The yellow school bus is the street name of this form of Alprazolam.
It is also available in oval-shaped pills. Yellow Xanax, with a strength of 2 mg, is considered stronger than white and green xanax.
Blue Xanax Bars –
It contains 1 mg of active Alprazolam available in an oval shape.
Users of this medication can break the pills into two halves and consume a 0.5 mg dose. These pills are available by prescription only having 031 imprints on them.
Peach Xanax Bars –
This medication contains 0.5 mg of active Alprazolam and sometimes has 257 imprinted on the pills.
It is a lower dose of the medication usually oval or football-shaped. This medication is produced in varying doses ranging from 0.25 to 0.5 mg which is mostly prescribed to patients with less severe symptoms.
Purple Xanax Bars –
These pills are a popular form of Alprazolam manufactured from the company Pfizer.
These pills are available in round or elongated shapes having a strength of 1 mg.
The usual prescribed dosage of this tablet is 0.25 or 0.5 mg for treating anxiety. Alprazolam is a medication that should not allow using by children and elderly patients should be cautious while using this drug.