Drug slang and code words are often used to describe controlled substances, designer drugs, and synthetic compounds, which may cause confusion for clinicians attempting to treat patients under the influence. In an effort to educate and support the healthcare community, MPR is providing this resource to help clinicians identify these ‘slang’ names for Xanax® (Alprazolam) compiled from law enforcement reports and other open sources by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Bars Bicycle Handle Bars Footballs
Hulk Ladders Planks
School Bus Sticks Xanies
Zanbars Zannies Z-Bars

This article originally appeared on Clinical Pain Advisor