Alprazolam: Dosage, Uses, Side Effects & Toxicity


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Alprazolam is classified as what type of medication?

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1. What specific neurotransmitter do scientists think alprazolam works on?

2. Alprazolam can be prescribed in the following ways EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For which group of people should doctors use caution when prescribing alprazolam? Taking this quiz and worksheet is a good way to confirm your ability to answer this question and others related to alprazolam.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • The medication classification of alprazolam
  • The neurotransmitter on which it's believed alprazolam works
  • Prescription options for this medication
  • Individuals who may have increased sensitivity to this drug
  • Common side effects

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using alprazolam
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about prescription options for alprazolam and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding side effects

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Alprazolam: Dosage, Uses, Side Effects & Toxicity. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • A common name for alprazolam
  • The habit-forming nature of this medication
  • Symptoms of overdose