User reviews for xanax to treat panic disorder the following information is not intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy while these reviews might be helpful they are not a substitute for the expertise skill knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. Xanax is primarily used for the treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobiaits often used in the treatment of other anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder social anxiety disorder and post traumatic stress disorder ptsdxanax can also be prescribed for the treatment of seizures sleep disturbances depression bipolar disorder and other conditions. Xanax description xanax also known as alprazolam is a short actingbenzodiazepine primarily used to treat anxiety disorders anddepression xanax was approved by the fda in 1981 for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder gad panic disorder with or without agoraphobia and anxiety associated with depression but not indicated for the treatment of depression alone. Healthcare providers prescribe xanax xr r alprazolam xr for the treatment of panic disorder a type of anxiety disorderthis long acting version of xanax r belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines it is sometimes used to treat conditions other than panic disorder however this is an off label unapproved use. Dear editor it is well known that alprazolam is effective in anxiety disorders but review of published literature suggests that alprazolam can be effective in treatment of depression 1 as well ocd 2 animal studies have suggested that alprazolam causes a net decrease in noradrenergic activity in an anxiety state but produces a net increase in noradrenergic activity in both prefrontal cortex
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