I take Xanax ( alprazolam) and no it does not cause an increase in blood sugar.
A short study on 58 patients with poor glycemic control concluded alprazolam (the active ingredient contained in Xanax) improved glucose regulation and the effect was not directly related to changes in anxiety.
Endocrine side effects have included improved glucose regulation.
List of side effects:
- Xanax Information for Consumers
- Xanax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xanax (detailed)
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