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What is the difference between white xanax 2mg bars verses the yellow 2mg r039 xanax bars?

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14 Dec 2015

WHats the difference

8 May 2013

There is absolutely no difference

subluv 25 Jan 2014

I have tried both white & yellow Xanax bars hundreds of times & think there is a distinct difference .A lot of people agree that the yellow bars are much stronger & almost seem to have a sleep element to them. In other words they will knock you out much quicker than the white ones especially if mixed with alcohol.

Rocee 24 Aug 2014

For over 5 years I have taken Xanax white bar. When i take the yellow bar it hits right away that within 10 minutes im falling asleep but it wares off sooner then the white.

4 Jan 2016

The yellow bars are extended release, the white bars you feel instantly.

30 Sep 2015

I've taken both the yellow and the white bars, many times for my social anxiety disorder over the years. Ro be quite frank, I've never seen much of a discernable difference between the two. It's all the colour thst is different, and it's just because they are manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies.

BabyB0Y 18 Jan 2016

There is no difference between them. Cvs 2mg Xanax bars are white but from Safeway, they are green, from another pharmacy is yellow. Stop the bull. These are all generic but the white ones with Xanax on them are the real non generic ones but the same things as the others. They get rid of your panic attacka

19 Mar 2013

Both white nd yellow xanax are 2mg. The only difference is the yellow ones are time released, the white are'nt. Be careful buying the white xanax, some people are selling Buspar as white xanax. The look very similar but the white xanax has the letters GG249 on one side bck side is flat.

greed222 20 Feb 2015

The only time released xanax are the 3 mg.ones i was prescribed in 2004.

golfpro78 6 May 2015

No time released Xanax except for Xanax XR Srry.

20 Jan 2016

What's different between the two?

10 Aug 2015

Even though they have the same active ingredients, the inactive ingredients from the different manufacturers can have an effect on absorption, which may account for the differences you feel between the two.

Jh20man 11 Aug 2015

There is DEFINITELY A DIFFERENCE! Everyone reacts different to each kind too. Some just flat out suck or don't work nearly the same. Good answer tho!

28 Dec 2015

In my opinion the new ones out shaped like a snowboard blow gg249s out of the water. Stronger less powder. And no the yellow sticks are not time release or they dont seem that way too me. Im def no doctor just a chick who likes em.

10 Jun 2015

I've been taking the white 2mgs twice a day then got my script filled at Walmart and got the yellow 2mgs - I can tell a difference I just don't know why. Should I just ask the pharmacist I never thought the strength of white or yellow would be different bc of color...

23 May 2014

I've been taking #4-6 two (2) mg bars for over 20 yrs. I always thought the yellow were stronger than the white ones, but anymore I can't tell any difference. I've done extensive research on it & honestly there is NO difference in the effect, only the color & the manufacturer it's made by. I've also noticed that there's 2 or 3 white bars out on the market. The ones that kinda look like a mini skateboard are the best of the white ones. But if your insistant on the yellow one's, just call the pharmacy & ask if they have the yellow one's made by "PURPAC." Hope this helps...

snowboy9 3 Sep 2015

The green one as timerelease the yellow hit u right away and the whit one r just like the yellow just not inteants the blue bars are off the hook like yellow but stronger they have xaxan right one the front four lil cubes lol I know all have allll of them right now

Stubeans 30 Nov 2015

Green ones are 2 mg and 3 mg extended release yellows are 2 mg instant release

5 Aug 2011

No difference, they are manufactured by two different manufacturing companies.

However, please do check it with a pharmacist, take care, best wishes.

caringsonbj 5 Aug 2011

Good day my friend, Rajive I hope its been a good one and a good week`Billy

Rajive Goel 5 Aug 2011

Thanks, Billy, indeed, you have a good day ahead, take care.

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