I used to take Ativan, which is a little longer lasting than Xanax. But its in the same group of Z
drugs called benzodiazapines.
Xanax and or Ativan, made me feel like putting on my nice warm Christmas Jammies, and snuggling up on the couch and watching a good movie. You just feel Calm and Relaxed. :)
However, in my experience, I got physically dependent on them. I later found out, 4 years later, by another Dr.