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What are the side effects of alprazolam?

Side effects of this medication can include:

  • hyperactivity
  • agitation
  • hostility
  • hallucinations
  • lightheadedness
  • fainting spells
  • twitchy muscles
  • tremors
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • depression
  • suicidal thoughts
  • seizures
  • dry mouth
  • decreased inhibitions
  • drowsiness
  • inability to sleep
  • memory problems
  • trouble concentrating
  • slurred speech
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • blurred vision
  • abnormal weight change
  • watery mouth
  • dry mouth
  • unusual amounts of sweat
  • urinating less or not at all
  • lack of balance
  • appetite changes
  • lack of interest in sexual activity

Alprazolam can also be harmful to a developing fetus and nursing infants. Alprazolam can have habit forming effects, so it is important to only take this medication if prescribed to you and only take it as recommended.

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