It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. This medication works on the brain and CNS ( Central Nervous System ) and produces a calming effect. It slows down the movement of unbalanced brain chemicals resulting in the reduction of anxiety which indeed improves the effects of some natural chemicals called gamma-aminobutyric acid.
Overdose of Xanax 1 mg leads to changes in appetite, constipation, difficulty concentrating, difficulty passing urine, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, increased salivation, irritability, joint pain, light-headedness, nausea, changes in sex drive, tiredness and unusual talkativeness.
It has side effects such as drowsiness, memory problems, lightheadedness, seizure, agitation, jaundice, confusion, hallucinations, tremors, sleeplessness, double vision, and shallow breathing.