I have a yellow Xanax bar that is divided into 4 squares and it says r039 on one side. How many Miligrams is it

Not Medical Advice: A yellow, rectangular-shape Xanax bar that is divided into 4 squares and has R 039 imprint has been identified as Alprazolam 2 mg.

Alprazolam belongs to a drug class called benzodiazepines. It works by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and is used to treat anxiety, depression, panic disorder, tinnitus and dysautonomia.

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Updated on Friday, December 06 2013 at 12:44PM EST