Xanax is one of the most popular medicines that is prescribed in the United States for its medicinal value. It is a brand name given to the generic form of the same drug, Alprazolam. This medicine comes from the family of drugs known as Benzodiazepines. It is the single most prescribed drug that is categorized as psychiatric medication for people suffering from mental issues. The FDA has approved this drug for the treatment of issues related to depression. However, some doctors also take this drug for chemotherapy-induced nausea along with other sorts of treatments. Xanax comes in a number of other forms as well.