Is the Breckenridge manufacturer for Xanax a.k.a. alprazolam a good generic brand? And does anyone know what pharmacy has it?
Has anyone tried Breckenridge generic Xanax a.k.a. Alprazolam. How is it & what pharmacy has it?
Question posted by Jfame on 1 Dec 2018
Last updated on 19 April 2022 by Arc1953
I’ve been taking Alprazolam for five years. It’s great. Calms me right down in about 15 minutes. I would recommend it to anyone. However not all meds work the same for everyone. This does work great for many people I know who take it. Good luck
Yes, they are equivalent to any other generic Xanax. They are definitely not a "placebo" as someone else mentioned.
I use Greenstone ( white) 2 mg. They are the closest thing to Xanax. Steer clear of the blue, they are new and made in India. I have been on these for quite awhile and they work like a charm. I was given the Breckenridge. I sent them back.your pharmacy should have no problem ordering the Greenstone, mine didn't and they are tough. Stay away from big retail drug stores ex: CVS, Walgreens, etc they ALWAYS GO for the cheapest quality where privately-owned pharmacies work with you.
People flip out way too much... Ive been taking Xanax since 1996..Breckinridge 2mg Alprazolam works just fine... you can tell that all of these answers are people with awful anxiety because they work just like every other Company... they arent as big as the Greenstones which is great and they do the trick..no one be worried..as someone who suffers from awful anxiety i would even recommend them. I just took 2 and feel great..laughing at all of these paranoid people and their comments... lol... THEY WORK JUST FINE!! I PROMISE YOU
My pharmacy have been using Breckenridge generic xanax for almost one year. I have been taking the 0.5mg of generic for years , but when the pharmacist switched to Breckenridge brand their medicine is not effective at all. My anxiety is through the ROOF! I asked, my pharmacist to switch pharmaceutical companies and he promised he would but did not. Therefore I will be going back to CVS or Walgreens Pharmacy for my next refill because I need some relief. I was so pissed off at the private pharmacist because I asked him to not to refill my xanax medication ever again and he continued to do so. I even refused to accept the delivery of the medication, but I had to accept it because once you fill the prescription of alprazolam that is it for the entire month.
I also tried Xanax from CVS - Breckenridge brand - and it did not work for me. Many of the medications I get from CVS do not work well. I am going back to Osco as I have never had a problem with my medications from there.
My pharmacy at Publix switched to this brand a couple of months ago. They do absolutely nothing for my anxiety. Have been taking the round ones and they worked really well. I came here to see if anyone else was having problems with this brand. I see it's not just me.
I have very bad anxiety. I've had it for the past 10 years now. I hate it! I remember getting it during the summer of 2009. I had no idea what was wrong with me until my doctor told me it was anxiety. (It's a long story about how sick I used to feel). I take 2 and 1/2 tabs of 2mg Alprazolam a day. (1 morning, 1 late afternoon, and 1/2 at bedtime). Alprazolam saved my life. But my last prescription wasn't the round white tabs I used to get. It was a blue bar looking tab. I figured it didn't matter, "BUT IT DID"! I looked up the name brand and here I am. Breckenridge Alprazolam do NOTHING!!! It's like I didn't even take anything. I'm going to call my pharmacy, (Riteaid), and see if my next prescription can be from any other company but Breckenridge. Honestly, these do not work!
I have been taking alprazolam for well over a decade. Since name brand is far to expensive I have found the closest, most potent generic according to potency comparisons, and my own trial and error is Greenstone ltd. Dava, Actavis, Roxanne, and too many others to name are substantial and work fine if needed. I would highly recommend not to use the brand Breckenridge or Qualitest. Some foreign brands like Teva are ok but the bottom line is no generic will provide more than approximately 85-90% purity. The reason I use Greenstone is because they're tried and true and they are an original subsidiary of Phizer so on paper they're the best out there. Before Freds shut down I never had an issue for 10 years with my meds. Now the only places that care enough about patients to carry what they need are small business pharmacies.
This manufacturer's alprazolam is absolute GARBAGE! It does NOT work! I find that it only lasts for a few hours (less than 4), IF it works at all. There have been times I take it and it feels like I didn't take anything! Steer WAY CLEAR of this manufacturer if at all possible!
Yes, I have had the same exact problem. They are made in different countries. The round white pills are much better and I get those from Walgreens. Even we took the "real" Xanax we would probably fall over! LOL
I got Breckinridge from Ralph’s (Kroger). They are slow to kick in and u never feel like it’s taken care of the problem. I’ve been talking to different pharmacies and they tell me small independents have more latitude when it comes to ordering generics- they’re not bound by contracts of big chains. Small pharmacy suggested Par next time. Anyone heard of it? He says AB quality generics are the best and Par is AB. Anyone’s thoughts on this?
I just tried this and I’m so bummed because it did absolutely nothing! Usually I take the lowest dosage and within 20 minutes it hits me and panic is avoided, so first time only took .25 and nothing then .5 also nothing than another .5. I feel like I’m going crazy! My generic Klonopin barely works too so that’s why I wanted to try this and it’s even less effective. I don’t understand what’s going on with all these poor quality generics but it’s so frustrating. I really did feel like I was going crazy or something was wrong with my body so I had a friend try it who never takes benzos and they also felt nothing. I don’t even take benzos daily maybe a few times a month in situations that cause me to panic. Very weird I hope next time I get it filled I can request a different generic and it actually works!
CVS carries Breckenridge. I've had all the bars from real to every generic since 1997. They switched me from Greenstone to Breckenridge Last Summer and I like them I think they're just fine. Some people I hear complaining about them but honestly I've tried them all and when I try and compare a green or yellow one on a blind study I can't tell which one I'm taking and other words I guess wrong they're all the same. But I do find chewing them up and then swallowing is much more effective as it kills any sort of time release it may have on it. I take a whole one of those and I could have switched to Walgreens at Actavis yellow which are my favorite, but the blue Breckenridge are just fine and everyone is going to react differently to them personally I can't stand the green ones but yet some people love them I won't touch them. But I have found them to be highly effective especially if you just bite down and then swallow so there crust vs.
Swallowing whole and that's with any bar that I've tried.
I've had the brand name Xanax as well and could not tell a difference between those the yellows greens blues unless I look at what I was taking before. A lot of these people that are complaining are probably getting fakes off the street because I've never had one problem in a year now with Breckenridge from CVS inside Target or just any CVS. Sometimes I'll switch to Walgreens and get Actavis yellow, but within a day or till your body is used to the yellow ones and they don't hit you as hard anymore just like any drug. Bottom line if you're getting them legit from a pharmacy they work very well I just suggest Biting Down and not only will it hit you hard and fast but is just as bitter as all the rest of them. I see some people complaining they're probably getting them off the street and not from a pharmacy because I happen to like them or I would have already switched to a different Pharmacy
I too have recently been switched to the generic Xanax made by Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals. This was done by my pharmacy, not my choice. And yes, I have also noted a difference, as in less of the of the active ingredient. I can tell by the way I feel.
Please check out this website for Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/do-generic-drugs-compromise-on-quality
My psychiatrist also told me the same thing. (from the aforementioned site) "In order to get a stamp of approval from the FDA, a generic medication must be "bioequivalent" to its brand-name counterpart. This means that chemically the two must be pretty much the same, although makers are allowed 20% variation in the active ingredient from that original formula." It can go either way, as in, more, or less. Obviously the company that made my previous prescription opted for more. The article goes on to explain in more detail how they differ. Please check it out. I need to find out who manufactured the last prescription and see if there is a pharmacy that carries that one. Do not like how I'm feeling.
Also please note that not all people will have the same reactions to drugs manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies. Please talk with your doctor.
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