Different Types of Xanax Bars
Xanax, which contains alprazolam, is a well-known prescription medication used for anxiety disorders, panic disorder, and other anxiety-related symptoms. It is available in both generic and brand name forms and has been approved for clinical use since 1981. However, it is a controlled substance with a potential for abuse.
Available Strengths of Xanax
Xanax comes in various strengths of alprazolam in both immediate and extended-release formulations:
– 0.25 mg tablets
– 0.50 mg tablets
– 1 mg tablets
– 2 mg tablets
– 0.5 mg tablets
– 1 mg tablets
– 2 mg tablets
– 3 mg tablets
Different Types of Xanax Bars by Color
Xanax bars come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. The most common way to classify them is by their color. Here are the different types of Xanax bars based on their color:
Green Xanax bars come in the highest strength of alprazolam in both immediate and extended-release formulations. They are available in oval, curved, round, and triangle shapes with strengths of 2 mg and 3 mg. Green Xanax bars are commonly known on the streets as monster Xanax, hulk, and green monster.
Yellow Xanax bars are the most popular type of Xanax. They come in various strengths of 0.25 mg, 0.50 mg, 1 mg, and 2 mg of alprazolam in round, oval, curved, rectangular, and triangular shapes. Yellow Xanax bars are commonly known on the streets as school bus, yellow bus, and others.
White Xanax bars are the most widely used color of the medication. They do not contain any additional colors. All strengths of Xanax bars, including 0.25 mg, 0.50 mg, 1 mg, and 2 mg, come in white color, resembling square shape, round, oval, and curved. The street names of white Xanax include boards, bicycle parts, Xannies, and others.
Blue Xanax bars are a less known medicine. They come in the strength of 2 mg of alprazolam in the immediate-release formulation. Blue Xanax is shaped like a bar or square shape and has the street name blue board or plank.
Pink Xanax is a smaller dose of Xanax. Doctors usually prescribe pink Xanax to patients with a generalized anxiety disorder as they need a low dose of alprazolam every 4-6 hours. It comes in the strength of 0.50 mg in oval, curved, or round shapes. The street names of pink Xanax include pink Xannies and school girls.
Peach or Orange Xanax
Peach or orange Xanax is also a lower dose of alprazolam. It treats the short-term symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. It comes in the strength of 0.50 mg in round, oval, or curved shapes. The street names of orange or peach Xanax include orange bars, oranges, and others.
Uses of Xanax Bars
All types of Xanax bars have the same effectiveness and produce similar results as they contain the same strength of active ingredient alprazolam. The uses of Xanax bars include:
Green Xanax Bars
Green Xanax bars are the most potent and effective type of the drug, according to some post-marketing reports and clinical trials. They are often prescribed for the management of panic disorder and severe anxiety disorders.
Yellow Xanax Bars
Yellow Xanax bars are the generic form of Xanax. Doctors prescribe them for generalized anxiety disorder treatment and management of the panic disorder. They have alprazolam in the strength of 2 mg, which is a high dose of the medication, making them the most abused Xanax bar.
White Xanax Bars
White Xanax bars are the most commonly prescribed and used Xanax bars. Most healthcare providers in the United States prescribe white Xanax bars for generalized anxiety disorder symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and panic disorder.
Blue Xanax Bars
Blue Xanax bars contain 1 mg of alprazolam and are less potent than other Xanax bars. They get prescribed for the management of various anxiety disorders.