As of 1 February 2014, alprazolam will be a Schedule 8 (S8) medicine in all states and territories of Australia. Alprazolam misuse has increased, and concerns about its safety and wellbeing have prompted this step.
There are more than 7. Over 680,000 alprazolam (aka Xanax) prescriptions were issued in Australia in 2010 – including more than 5 million benzodiazepine prescriptions.
Is Xanax Still Available In Australia?
Researchers have found that restricting access to the highly addictive sedative Xanax has significantly reduced its use in Australia.
Do They Still Sell Xanax?
Alprazolam, an antianxiety medication manufactured by Pfizer, has been withdrawn from the market due to patent expiration. In other words, the vast majority of the medication is manufactured and sold by other companies.
Is There Xanax In Australia?
In Australia, the counterfeit products are labelled with the brand names “Xanax” or “Mylan”, which are not available through pharmacies. Kalma 2mg, an Australian brand, has also been reported as counterfeit.
What Are Xanax Really Called?
Benzosylcarbazepines are a group of drugs that includes alprozolam (Xanax). The use of Xanax is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. The United States prescribes it more often than any other psychiatric medication.