What are Fake Xanax Bars and How To Identify Them?

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Drugs purchased on the street can be very dangerous. This is largely because purity and quality cannot be determined. After all, illegal drug dealers are usually not the most reliable people. One street drug that is being sold right not is fake Xanax. Counterfeit Xanax is very dangerous, and it causes a lot of overdoses. Here is a closer look at fake Xanax bars and why if one is going to use Xanax, fake alternatives should never be an option.

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What Is Counterfeit Xanax?

Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is a prescription drug which is most commonly used to treat anxiety. Doctors prescribe the drug when they believe that a patient can benefit from it. When Alprazolam is used correctly, it is relatively safe. However, fake Xanax is not safe at all. Moreover, it has been manufactured to seem similar to the original. People may buy fake yellow Xanax Bars, fake green Xanax bars, fake white Xanax bars, and other types of fake Alprazolam on the street because it can be easier and cheaper to obtain.

The reason why fake Alprazolam is so dangerous is that it often contains an ingredient called Fentanyl. Fentanyl is an opioid which is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.

So, when people take fake Alprazolam laced with Fentanyl, it can cause overdoses easily.

There are many types of fake Xanax bars including fake Xanax bars g3722, fake Xanax bars gg249, fake Xanax 2mg, and r039 Xanax fake.

Signs of taking a fake counterfeit Alprazolam bar include:

  • Woman overdosing from counterfeit Xanax pillsLimp body
  • Labored, shallow, or difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Lips, fingers, or face turning blue
  • Clammy skin
  • Pinpoint pupils
  • Convulsions
  • Death rattle (labored exhale that may resemble snoring)

The Effects and the Dangers of Fentanyl Use

Fentanyl is a hazardous opioid drug. As little as two milligrams is a lethal dose for the average person. People who use Fentanyl can experience all of the following issues:

  • Fatal overdose
  • Respiratory depression
  • Respiratory arrest
  • Coma
  • Unconsciousness
  • Convulsions
  • Vomiting
Deaths caused by fentanyl use are widespread because the drug is so powerful and is so frequently used to lace street drugs.

This is why fake Xanax dangers are genuine. Fake Xanax effects do not always include death, but they frequently do. Counterfeit Xanax bars cause other side effects too that can result in permanent damage. Essentially, Fentanyl is an incredibly dangerous drug, and the fact that it is used in fake Alprazolam bars makes fake Alprazolam extremely dangerous as well. Fake Alprazolam should be avoided to prevent serious injury or death.

How to Avoid the Fake Xanax Bar?

A drug deal occurring on the street.

The best and most obvious way to avoid fake Xanax bars is only to take Xanax that has been prescribed by a physician, and that is purchased from a licensed pharmacy. If one buys anything on the street that is claimed to be Alprazolam, it could easily be a fake Xanax bar. This means that there is a perfect chance that it could be laced with Fentanyl and could potentially kill.

There is no way to know with one hundred percent certainty that a drug bought on the street is real. So, when it comes to trying to purchase real vs. fake Xanax, the only way to do this is never buying drugs on the street. Even if Alprazolam is bought with a prescription, a dangerous addiction still may develop. So, the best route to take is to avoid Xanax altogether if possible.

Final Thoughts

Many people buy Xanax on the street because it is inexpensive and it is a quick high effect. However, knockoff street drugs which are manufactured in secret and illicit labs can easily result in death. Anyone who wants to avoid being killed by a drug overdose should avoid taking fake Alprazolam, or anything that resembles it whatsoever. Street drugs can never be trusted, and they always come with high risks.

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  1. https://cchd.maryland.gov/alert-counterfeit-street-pills-and-fentanyl-related-overdoses-in-carroll-county/

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  • Will
    They are coming straight from the pharmacy fake. My wife gets prescription Xanax she got her script filled and about 2 to 3 days later she was in withdraw. She took a drug test and there was no Xanax in her system. Just because a doctor prescribed them don’t mean they are real. Just because you got them filled at a pharmacy don’t mean they are real.
    • Emmaline MD
      Contact an attorney immediately and take the Pharmacist to the cleaners. Unless…well, Were you actually there with her while she was at the Pharmacy getting her RX filled or did she bring it home and tell you that’s where she got them? Secondly, did you literally watch her consume what came from the RX bottle or she only told you what she had taken and when? -Not trying to be a jerk, sorry, many variables change the cause and result in vary different effects in conclusion. It’s more often than not when you trust someone close to you, it’s hard to imagine the extent of coverups and how far they’d go to hide their addictions from you, bc they’re afraid of your judgement and consiquences if their truths be told. If circumstances seem like it’s totally crazy to actually be happening… It most likely is. Unless her Pharmacist is an illegal alien and is buying his stock from the Cartels, the chance that a legit business run by a Professional person who wants to keep their licenses and life, THAT would NOT happen. At least not in any country I’ve visited or worked in… So DO look at the Bigger Picture and Question everyone involved that does not have a University Degree to handle Medicines. -this is coming from someone who has multiple degrees and a decade invested in Patient Sociology and Medicine. I’ve seen and heard enough to know when a Story isn’t entirely truthful. Good Luck.
      • Jonny
        That is absolutely 100% without a doubt the most honest n well thought out answer .. and frankly the only way that could have happened!! Well stated !!
        • Julie A Patterson
          Exactly! You never know!
      • diana
        well said. best answer
      • Lacey Jo
        This is a GREAT reply. Well said. I am a recovering addict and you are 110% right. There is NO WAY she got a fake script of xanax from a legitimate pharmacy. I suggest you tell your wife that you want to sue that pharmacy for what she is claiming they did, and if she flat out refuses to go through with it, tries to make excuses as to why they gave her fake ones or tries to talk you out of suing them, then she isn’t being truthful and definitely didn’t get them from a pharmacy. I can say these things because I have lived it. We will go to extreme lengths to hide our addiction and lies. Good luck, Will. I wish you the best.
        • Ken
          Wrong. There are addicts who work in every field. Police, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists have addicts in their fields as well… at the same percentage as civilians. A degree or badge does not change human nature or make anyone above anything. I’ve already gotten scripts of narcotics that were short by 10 or more pills and then told that there was no way it couldve happened because their pill counts were correct and I should have counted them before leaving and that if I had, that would’ve been the only way they couldve fixed it. Now, I count them right at the counter and dump them in my hand right after I pay. I get looks like I’m a junkie piece of shit, but because of a few junkie workers, I was shorted pills that I needed. I have family in the nursing field who tell me about nurses stealing pills and then resigning to avoid investigations. A friend who was an addict who’s girlfriend used to take leftover oxys home. And another person I know who was in charge of destroying expired narcotics who used to take home bags full of oxycontin 80mgs and sell them. So really… how hard is it for an addict to take real xanax from their employer and then replace it with street garbage? How hard is it for a pharmacy to save money buying a bulk of cheaper street drugs to make money? Doctors are supplementing their incomes selling scripts and running drug rings of oxys and suboxone all the time. These are people who spent years upon years and hundreds of thousands in education fees. No one is immune to corruption. Not judges, cops, doctors… no one. Our world leaders and government from local to federal should be a prime example of that. Use your heads. Just because you wouldn’t or you are in the field and defending it, doesnt mean it doesnt happen. Only difference is, most of you get away with a slap on the wrist for it.
          • Alexa
            I am 100% with you on that!! Not many people think about it in that way. Like you said just because someone has a badge or is ‘higher’ up in power, so to say, does not mean they are invulnerable to corruption.
          • Lee
            Yes addiction does not discriminate that’s for sure, but not every addict whether addicted to alcohol, pills or whatever are not all bad people. They simply need help! I am a nurse and see a lot of overdoses in very young people as well as elderly! Most of the time they are my best pt’s, they just need help. Unfortunately there is not enough help for addicts and it’s very sad! I try not to judge anyone but pray for this world we live in! Long story short… yes you are right addiction does not discriminate AT ALL!
          • Amanda
            Agree very much .anyone can be an addict!
          • R
            They say ask someone who’s been through it not a doctor! In the end pharma companies run it! And even if 3 of 100 pharmacists doctor have good intent! They will be replaced and taken out! It’s all $ I want to see them stop the owner of Perdue who is worth billions of dollars living off others death! Mansion beverlyhills 30 mill cash! How about him can you touch him? He feeds all of you!!
          • Cherry
            I have a yellow z bar with r309 on one side and no lines on the back is I to real
          • Gigi
            Wow I couldn’t have said it better myself. I can’t believe the person who says “take it from somebody that has all these degrees ,all this education it’s not possible “!! Do your research and see that so many pill companies aren’t following FDA laws and rules and regulations are getting literally shut down investigated because they’re selling pills to pharmacies that are fake fake and they’re bad and they’re not real !! WHY !!just like you said so they can save money on buying DRUGS IN BULK people have no idea.
        • Annabanana89
          Agreed the pharmacy would be shut down …………
      • Boom
        A college degree in pharmacudicals can mean nothing, the drug “cartel and/or addicts are becoming more educated than ever before. Therefore I agree with you, trust the signs. Chances are the fake Xanax from your wife was premeditated. I wish there were something I could do about these death and addiction. The government is blaming it on big pharma, which couldn’t be further from the truth! Our government has proven time and time again that they are incapable of dealing with the drug problem in the US. If they would teach discipline over abstinence (for addicts), it would yield better results. I’m willing to help at anytime!
      • Nichole Shackelton
        We caught our pharmacist at a Safeway pharmacy putting fake pills in the bottles and pocketing the real ones, and this isn’t an uncommon thing to happen it turns out!
        • Daniel M
          I was thinking the same thing. What if the pharmacy switches them out. We need them to be sealed from the factory
        • Jen
          Thank u for that information
      • Jess Robbins
        This is the most well thought out and informative answer I’ve ever seen, I’ve been addicted to aXanax for around 12 years now. And I have run into many fake Xanax pills of different shapes and sizes. I have many questions but only gonna ask this one: If the Pill that actually has Xanax printed on it, with a 2 on the other side, and the Ana connect together in the very middle of the pill. It’s printed perfectly and it even has the clear coat. Whatever the seal is that makes it shine. Do you think that is fake?
        • Karen Cotton
          It’s fake as hell! They she never be smooth as a baby’s ass on the outside, ijs
      • James
        Absolutely. I am an addict in recovery and used to come up with some very ridiculous stories to cover my problems up
      • Justin
        Blah blah. I’m a veteran, shot twice. Severe ptsd. The same thing happened to me more times than I can count. I have kids. Not time for a class action law suite. The pharmacy techs swap them out with fakes. switch to Ativan, or call the pharmacy ask for the blue bars.
        • Limowm
          I have found, if you’re waiting for help, and from the VA.. it’s only going to increase the anxiety. I hope you had thoughts like that, but discover it’s true. I have been helping myself and no longer with any anxiety, and any help from the va. Thanks for our service.. Right? And pound sand!!
      • Donn Elliott
        Well said
      • James
        It can also happen by a pharmacists buying from a new or diffrent distributor maybe cause it’s cheaper or maybe cause they ship faster on orders i just seen a special on t.v where actual manufacturers have ordered from distributors that claim there medication was that manufacturers product and when they got the ” medication” that was even being distributed to hospitals in liquid form in sealed vials where the only difference between real and fake was background color of label but when tested it tested negative for any of actual active ingredient. So in short the pharmacist. Could have no idea he is distributing a faulty or totally fake drug. And China is the main distributor of these fake meds.
      • Bobby K
        Sad thing is is that if there’s dirty doctors I’m sure there’s dirty pharmacist. Not saying that Will’s story pertains to that but maybe?? Idk? Believe it or not I’ve heard of something like that recently, that’s what I wanted I probably don’t care about very practiced in the near future or are stupid I guess
    • Robert
      That is so true I was in the military I’ve been on them for over 14 years and now nothing I have panic attacks with drawers I freaked out at work I tried to tell my doctor but then they say it’s in my head so I went to a different phone ceutical company I went to Walgreens and they have the green ones and they work way better and also the round ones work way better because I’m on a 2mg all
    • Josh
      Hey the guy who responded to ur message has a good point BUT I have heard on the news the exact thing that happened to ur wife does indeed happen. Prof people do bad things too as well any one of the techs working. I also don’t doubt ur story because a somewhat similar incident happened to me. Good luck figuring it all out
      • LB
        Thank you for saying this. Frankly the fact that 2 people up there are willing to not give his wife the benefit of the doubt is a big reason why people still need help or never get help. If all you do is treat people like liars and junkies, it is no wonder they hide themselves. I can understand families, but not doctors. They need to start doing more listening. That doesn’t mean prescribe by any means, it just means HELP. That’s what you’re there for, not to play jury. If more doctors did this, I would have more loved ones alive.
        • Tracy
          Absolutely i have seen dr.s do some bad things to people. Sick old people cut them off their meds without a wean when it has resulted in dangerous consequences. Then i wasn’t able to help my client any help with a lawsuit after she was in and out of the icu for 2 years until we got her stable at only 60. I have lost faith in Dr.s after witnessing this mess. I understand the was a need for tighter rules but they dont take them away from older patients who have been taking them longer than the doctors who “don’t prescribe those medicine’s” have been practicing. It is not the patients fault because they are no longer the normal drug used for anxiety like they were in the 80s when they began taking them. It’s a difficult and sad road to travel with anxiety these days you’re either threated like a lab rat or a drug seeker. I am a personal care assistant and not sure how they mistake my patient a frail lady on oxygen with walker as a drug seeker. The sad state of the world is they blame all for the few. If they didnt hand them out so readily before the restrictions were in place there would not be people trying to purchase them from the street instead of having a siezure because they were taken away incorrectly. There has to be a middle ground someplace those grandfathered in like my client.
        • Nichole Shackelton
          Agreed, the way this mob just jumped on the she must be a liar train is exactly why we hide in dark corners doing shady s**t and hurting ourselves so much, because we fear this reaction, because s**t like this DOES happen, like I already posted we caught our pharmacist at a Safeway pocketing meds and giving fake ones, and shorting my scripts by 10 or 15 took several months to prove it but we did. We addicts (especially ones like me who are dependent thus addicted) are labeled with so many untrue stereotypes and treated like POS drug seekers when we have a UTI for goodness sakes! Unless she’s proven herself untrustworthy why wouldn’t she get the benefit of the doubt?!
        • Rita
          I agree with you completely. Just reading these replies would make me want to hide my head in shame. I’ve seen with my own eyes a ER treated someone who came in scared and told them they took something that caused the to sweat, heart race, they treated her HORRIBLY! They gave her some kind of shot and I was sitting in the room next to her and this older nurse ask her, “I bet they didn’t even tell you your blood pressure is high.” She said no ma’am. Then she was sent home. Then they wonder why these kids want come and get help. May God have mercy.
        • Jess Robbins
          I couldn’t agree more, recently my mother filled her prescription of Lorazepam, she had just switched from Walgreens to Kroger to save money. Well Kroger uses a different type of generic lorazepam. We don’t know if it was fake or what. What we do know is that she was going through Benzo withdrawals as she was taking the new meds. And the pills came individually packaged blister pack. So it came straight from the factory and apparently didn’t have the chemical she needed when it was supposed to. So that guysbwife has a similar situation right now. There are tons of ppl who will lie and pull some shit like tat. But who the hell goes to the streets and actually seeks out fake bars to put into there prescription bottles bc they plan on selling all 90 and doesn’t want there husband to know? And usually your gonna be paying full price for fake Xanax to put into a bottle that cost you ten dollars but the fake ones u replace cost u 300! How does that make sense. Unless you make the fake pills yourself or a close friend. Otherwise it’s stupid to do what everyone thought she was doing!
    • Jason
      If they come from a reputable pharmacy then they’re not fake. Sounds like you filled the script at a mom and pop pharmacy. Fill ur script at a well known pharmacy, one that you can sue and get paid if you get a fake script filled.
      • ryan
        What’s wrong with a mom and pop pharmacy? I find those to be the best pharmacys….
        • Natasha
          Agreeed! Mom & pop pharmacies usually give better brand names & a smalller clientele so your wait time isn’t nearly as long plus they seem friendlier, almost always know you by name which in turn causes the pharmacy trip to be less of a hassle. Just my opinion
        • Meagan
          Me to
    • Keet
      Bro your wife is lying to you. She’s doing dope or selling hee zans.
    • Briana
      False. Even if her new script had no Xanax the Xanax in her system would take 2 weeks minimum to leave her system.
      • Fonzi
        Not true it takes no more them 4 days
        • käylaa b
          Not true. Depends on the amount you been taking and for how long. When I was addicted it took almost a month for them to leave my system. Four to nine bars a day, that sticks around for a while. But even if someone is just taking a few it will stay longer bc the amount in their system is soo much
      • Rob
        Umm sorry Brianna but Xanax absolutely will never take 2 weeks to get out of your system. Xanax will be out of your system usually within 3 days 5 days absolute tops. And as far as getting a fake script at a reputable pharmacy is highly unlikely but let’s not go as far as to say impossible. We do not know who works there, there are omertà If pharmacists that are addicted themselves steal pills and replace them with fakes. Just because they have degrees does no make them angels.
        • Jennifer Poillion
          This is false. I failed a random drug test in rehab for benzos 32 days later I DID NOT RELAPSE. Depending on how many you take a day varies and the period of time also varies to the lenght of time in your system.
        • RG
          Xanax or any benzodiazepine can stay in your system for more than a month up to 6 weeks longer than a chronic Marijuana user; if you have to take it regularly everyday for months or years.I know because I have severe anxiety and panic attacks as well as other conditions. I have been on about every benzodiazepine legitimately for over 20 years. I had diazepam and clonazpam show up on a drug test for a job at a hospital. This did not effect me getting the job because a Dr will call your Dr to discuss what medications you are currently on and were. I told them what I was on when they called and said I don’t know what showed up but they changed me from Diazepam to Clonazepam about a month or little longer before this drug test. I am now back on Xanax. But if you take this Recreationally on rare occasions I agree it will be out of your system within 24 to 48 hours depending on the dosage your metabolism. Note, I do not endorse nor do I condone taking medication that is not prescribed to you the patient. I admit I have many pills taken by pharmacy technicians or the pharmacist. There is nothing you can. They will not replace controlled substances. The best advice is not to count pills in front of the pharmacist or tech. They will definitely flag you in DEA database. They already look at people suspicious when getting certain controlled substances. State laws and drug store policies differ on how to fill controlled substances.
    • Travis
      Xanax is out of the system in 5 hours tops!!
      • Jacob Conway
        Wrong they are fat soluble, depending on how much you took and how long, i took some for ten days and failed drug test after a month they take two to four weeks usually for xanax, for volume it takes up to a month maybe longer in some cases all depending on what I said earlier, I have researched it for two years while I was on probation
    • Sally
      Xanax is actually the only benzo that doesn’t show up on standard drug screens. If it’s coming from a pharmacy, its not fake.
      • David T. Jones
        You make perfect ‘common sense ‘. thx
    • Laden
      You should be able to sue for that situation
    • Mike
      I think you have lying woman!!!!!
    • Chucky
      Ya pharmaicist takes real ones put fakes ones back.in or a worker its a crookesd workd forsure same with my methadone
      • Annabanana
        That’s why I go to methadone clinic where everything is done in front of my eyes I get 196mg of methadone 29 months now I wanna get off everything scepter Zanax for anxiety
        • Swim
          You’re lucky you arent dead taking that much done with xanax on top of it… Thats a suicide combo and any methadone clinic should not help you with xanax in your urine… You go their for help not to get more fked up, they shouldnt give you 200mgs either that dose would kill tons of people without an opiate addiction creating a very high tolerance…
        • käylaa b
          You are n o t suppose to take xans ontop of methadone. And your doctor is very negligent For letting u do so. I am A patient at a clinic as well,& they taper u out for failing test for benzos. It is EXTREMELY dangerous. Smfh
    • JJ
      A lot get a false negative. My wife had to go 3 times because they wouldn’t show in her urine. She took them in front of the doctor 2 days in a row. And drug test still showed negative . So they gave her the script again. And it’s very common. And they are real. I failed my test.
    • Donn Elliott
      So true! Folks have no idea what they are buying; even if at a pharmacy. It’s sad that ppl have the time to make someone else’s life shit to begin with. I really appreciate your posting on this matter. I used to be a serious heroin junkie back in 2006 and he have been able to overcome. And yes, I (genuine) really do mean overcome… Peace bro!!!
    • Mike
      For real…
  • Damon Pickard
    I am prescribed 1mg Xanax 3x per day. I ran out 2 days early and got 2 green bars; the S 903; and they have different taste than most other legit Xanax I have had. They are bitter and look dead on like a real S903, but I didn’t notice decrease in my anxiety, and that strange taste has me wondering. If they are fakes, someone did a good job. Consistent color throughout the tablet, slightly shiny coating. But powdery and taste takes a few seconds to notice, which is a slightly different taste than any other Alprazolam I have had, and at 50 years old with 27 years of daily use, I have tried them all. If anyone can offer any info that could correctly ID these S903’s, I would greatly appreciate it. I don’t want the person who gave me the pills to get into a mess with people he may sell them to. He would not knowingly sell fakes. Thanks, nomad♪
    • Leann stamper
      What if the white bars taste like xanax but are a little bit harder to bite than normal
    • Lux
      I just got the same ones your describing. Green all the way through, I ran out as well, I always do a week early and I believe they are totally fake. But I don’t think they have fetannyl in them either as this article states, bc I was messed up. It was like I took a sugar pill. I ended up taking another one and still nothing. I know they are fake bc I called a different friend that had then and got a few I took one and was totally fine and felt much better immediately. I’m mad bc I got 30 of the fake ones.
    • West
      All Xanax (alprazolam) have a slightly different taste,depends on the company,mg,ingredients differ from each brand and mg of pill,I’m only 23 but have been taking them a lot since I was 14 so I’ve tried almost every brand and mg in Xanax (alprazolam) there all a little different tasting and effectiveness is different.
    • Jxannie
      Prolly real one the footballs “1mg Xanax” have a stronger taste than the green bars ! I’m gonna say they are real u just have a big tolerance built up to them
    • Mark
      If you have a bag full of green zans the s9s smell the bag… it’s almost bitter like vinegar… FYI that means they’re real I’ve gotten them many of times from the pharm and smelled that as soon as I opened the bag… tastes like it smells… Hope this helped
  • Amanda Nall
    The ONLY way to yell real vs fake re: xanax bars is the taste. That bitter, grapefruit ish taste. I’ve been prescribed 4 bars a day for 21 years and I know the taste well. Lick them bite them whatever you have to do before you buy and consume. Stay safe i almost died off a fake bar 12 years ago. Also if theyre super thick.. sometimes you can tell just by looking. Stay safe!
    • Justin W
      so if they have no taste they are fake? I recently came into some white Xanax bars with the Xanax on the front and a 2 on the back. They legit look like the 2mg bars to a tee. I mean identical and I have basically all but micrscoped them. The only thing makes me wonder is the chalky taste and the way it melts so quickly. I do feel mellowed afterwards though. Please help.
      • #SICKOFIT
        THAT CHALKY TASTE,THEY ARE FAKE. BEEN ON THEM FOR OVER 20 YEARS. SHOULD HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF A BITTER TASTE PLUS MELT EASY AN NOT JUST STAY HARD , TRY PUTTING ONE ON YOUR TONGUE AND LEAVING IT AN IF IT GETS SOFT ITS REAL, IF IT STAYS HARD, ITS FAKE. WHERE I LIVE PEOPLE MAKE THEM BY THE BATCHES.
      • James
        It’s easy for street dealers to press fake xanax bars that can look real. One way and this just one of many to tell is by the taste. If they have a bitter taste they have a better chance of being real but not a guarantee.If get bars that have a chalky taste to them and not a bitter taste, those are definitely fake and are the ones the can easily be pressed to be counterfeit.
  • Maria
    I too am having trouble getting the right Green S 90 3’s. I have 3 light green ones, two that are not to light in color and three DARK green ones. All from the streets but I need them and my insurance will not cover. long story. I do not take them daily I take them when I really need them. But instead of just throwing all these away I would like to know which ones are real and which ones are fake plz.
    • Kj
      Dark ones are real if the in grave is deeper then then light ones
      • Pgzep766
        The fake green ones always have color that is pure. In other words they use one color green to make them. The real ones have 2 colors mixed to get the green color. Also the press of the numbers on one side looks like it was pressed when the bar was soft. So there is kind of a deeper press and some overflow around the edges. Lastly, take a flashlight or your phone flashlight and look at the flat side. You should see a slight shine on the flat side. Fake ones never have this. This comes from the pressure of the press. One mort thing. Not one manufacturer makes a gritty pill. They are always smooth bitter and if you have been taking them for years like I have you know within 3 seconds if the taste is right. If i could attach pictures I have fake and real side by side close up. My best friend is a dea agent and shows me all the fake stuff out there and it will blow your mind. No pharmaceutical bought illicitly is safe. If you have no choice because you ran out of your script early, find someone who gets the same script and just tought it out with half dose til appt. p g z e 766 at g. L
        • Dianne
          Do you have pictures of your green ones that are real? I just got some and want to see the difference.. Tia
    • Jam
      Chances are that your seller didn’t know what he was getting
    • Robert
      Look at the S. It should be little bigger than the 3 .. If they are the same size they are fake.
    • James
      Bite a 1/4 of it off and taste it…let it rest in ur mouth until u can get a idea if it taste like it should or not…if not then spit it out and rinse mouth out ..ALSO!!! TEST KITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
  • Charlene
    I don’t understand why someone would put fentanyl into making a xanax bar.? I always thought fentanyl was a very strong expensive drug. I don’t know much about fentanyl and dont buy or do xanax. But I have read that people have laced other products to. And just thought why if fentanyl supposedly is so addictive why would they waste it mixed pills or kratom? Please explain thx
  • Sheila
    If you are taking subutex on a daily basis and take a full green zanax bar would it still cause you to overdose?
    • Kim
      It definitely could. Xanax mixed with buprenorphine I have heard from multiple doctors is the deadliest combination. Both are respiratory depressants. I’m prescribed subutex and klonopin. I had one doc change me from klonopin to Xanax and I didn’t like it. Definitely more of a euphoric feeling, but didn’t help my anxiety like klonopin. Went to new doc and he couldn’t believe or understand why the other doc switched me. Too many doctors that don’t really know about buprenorphine prescribing it these days. When I first started taking it years ago (for chronic pain, never been an addict), it was hard to find docs that were able to prescribe it. Then they started popping up everywhere. This whole opioid epidemic is destroying our country. It’s sad that pharmaceutical companies and doctors are banking off this. Buprenorphine should be first for truly chronic pain. You plateau after a certain amount & if that’s all you’re taking it’s nearly impossible to overdose. But hey, why would they do that when they can prescribe roxies & morphine and get you so addicted that you’re willing to do heroin because it’s easier to get and cheaper, then they can switch you over to Suboxone/Subutex which is very expensive.. makes sense. As long as the Big Pharma & Big Brother have the money at the end of the day.. if someone overdoses, one less “junkie” in their eyes. God bless America!
      • Des
        Congratulations, if you take Buphinorphrine on a regular basis then you ARE a drug addict. Don’t believe me? Don’t take them for 72 hours. Physical dependency is exactly that. Just because you got the newest form of opioid doesn’t make you better.
        • Joshua Tell Cooper
          I agree and hour 96 will get you back on oxygen opana heroin, fentanyl with the quickness …. Either way it’s our bodies and us addicts didn’t invent shit fuck our less freier by our own governments everyday. They want 10 pf us incarcerated by 2025
        • Rita
          Just swapping one for the other.
        • Sarah
          It’s different for everyone..I was on them for 3 yrs and also klonipins…when I ran out I suffered worse withdrawals than ever even worse than proxies…but I went to hospital and got Xanax..I felt much better after that so I knew it was the withdrawal of klonipins that made me feel so bad..I didn’t continue my subs after that and was alrite
        • Stewart
          Easy on blanket statements, friend. I know several people, myself included, on Suboxone for hydrocodone dependency who were able to stop taking it without any withdrawals. I forgot to pick up my Rx, didn’t think about it for several days. I realized my body was not dependent on it and neither was my mind.So I stopped filling it. Suboxone served its purchase for me. My brain needed to be rewired – so to speak – I needed professional help, and here I am, sober and thankful for Suboxone’s role in that. Suboxone was a life saver in the early days of when thoughts of norco were penetrating my thoughts & dreams. I achieved my goal date of when I would be off of it, and bid farewell to them. I haven’t looked back. Like I said, it served a purpose.However, I took them exactly as prescribed. No judgment for those who have – different experiences for different folks.
        • Nikki
          Bs I took subs for like a week solid like 3 a day and came straight of pills best move ever made and had no withdrawal whatsoever after the the week was over you just cant go over that amount of time or take few days on and off if u need longer to detox…
    • Sarah Cox
      I took subutex and suboxene for 3 yrs..also clonipin and Xanax..I never had an issue or know anyone that has..I guess it just depends on your tolerance..subs so such a ill amount of opiate I wouldn’t think it would be a factor
  • Toddd
    The pharmacy usually gives me yellow or green 2mg Xanax (alprozalam)but this time I got blue ones ?!? Anyone seen those before? It’s 2mg Bars .
    • Jessie
      The blue bars are only 1 mg of xanax. I just seen one for the first time the other day! I thought that the blue footballs were the only blue xanax they had but nope they have blue bars too. They are equal to a blue football.
      • Raccs
        hell no dey dnt have blue bars
        • Joenate318
          Yes they do just come out with them got a script of 90 blue 2 mg bars from cvs pharmacy it’s real just haven’t made it out there and everywhere yet
    • Annabanana
      Yes the blue ones are the best ones actually hun
  • Bobby
    I bought 20 of the green s 90 3 ‘s on the street. I knew right away they were fake because of the taste the real ones do not have a bad taste to them. These had a very strong pill taste to them. Almost like a soma. So if they taste really bad they are bad. Please learn from my stupidity.
    • Rabbit
      My fried gets prescribed Xanax bars and has told me that the ones before have a bitter taste while these have no taste at all could that be fake or normal green bars s 903 but little to no effect
  • Donna
    I recently bought the 2 MG. Xanax bars. They tasted like chalk and talcum powder. They looked like the real ones but, after researching them. I found out they are fake! Also, a lot of other bars being pressed that are fake the G 3722. I don’t know what I am going to do because I can’t find a Dr. and I have been on them since 1990!
  • Zoxy
    I was prescribed Xanax back home but when I moved to AZ it’s like the Doctors here just don’t believe in it or something… I had stopped taking them for several months after weening off but my anxiety sometimes would literally cripple me. I could t even make eye contact without freaking out. So I buy them on the street here unfortunately. This person I get them from apparently goes south of the border and just buys them from “la pharmacia” legally. The Mexican bars (I thought at first) were completely fakes. They come in a Rx bottle and all but no lettering or numbers stamped. They do have the drug in them but it seems like the alprazolam in them is not distributed evenly/correctly. I’ll take 2mg sometimes and be completely mellowed out.. other times I’ll take almost 4mg and feel nothing from them. Just yesterday though my contact called me and said she was in town so I bought many like I usually do. These all say XANAX on them and I was really excited! But after taking them twice now, I believe they’re fakes. My source hasn’t done me wrong before but I think I need to let her know these look a little too thick and don’t do the job.
    • Dae
      I know those blanks you talking bout from Mexico have no lettering solid while I live by Mexico I’m from Falfurrias Tx ppl just drive to progresso and buy viles for cheap and slang em over here but those blanks are wayyyy to good have me all barred ha
  • Aaron Joshua
    Just letting everybody know the easiest way to tell if a white GG649 Xanax is fake, is if it has an open topped number 4 on it… is 100% fake, that’s not a maybe. Other ways to tell if the white GG649 are fake is the taste “Tastes NOTHING like the distinct taste of a Xanax”, the shape “Fake one’s are usually a lot more rounded, and can sometimes have the GG649 imprint characters pushed through and hardly visible on the back”, and the color “They are often not that bright color white that the real ones ALWAYS are.” Anyways, just wanted to put that out there… nobody needs to be hurt or killed buying these in the streets so some asshole can get paid. – Aj
    • Aaron
      How sure are u about the number 4
    • Ghetto Pharmacist
      I’ve Never- Ever seen any Alprazolam 2mg Bars that have the imprint “GG649”!! Im 100% sure on this! Maybe your eyesight is to blame..? But The Only Real 2mg Alprazolam bars that have a “GG”, are the “GG249”-s! Yes they make fakes of all Alprazolam bars, but Ive been taking Alprazolam for 20yrs; I hope You’ll be receptive to this Info,& I Pray God helps us All!
  • Chad
    I found that on the green S 90 3 if the S isn’t imprinted more that the 903 on the pill then its a fake. Be safe.
  • Justin W
    I have a question about the white Xanax 2mg bars. I bought some recently and they have no taste and are chalky like but I seem to get mellowed on them. They look identical to the ones on pill identifier I mean down to the smallest detail. What gets me is the no taste. Please help!
  • John Addicsmith
    Amen. I have been through it all. 35 green beans daily to Roxy then heroin. Been on subs for 5 years now and I doubt I’ll ever stop. Big pharma runs this bitch! If people like us could band together and fight them we might stand a chance. Our kids might stand a chance. It would take so many of us to make a dent but I’m down. Who is with me?
    • Samantha
      Yes in deed I got my prescription filled at the pharmacy. Won’t State the name. But I dropped it off and went back 30 minutes later to pick it up and all my prescriptions were filled right except my Xanax. I opened my bottle cause it seem to have only 10 pills to be in there and that was to be true the pharmacy claimed to of put all 90 and I went back to fight the situation out and they claimed that they gave them all to me and they said well you must of did something with them and right away I said ok, I see what’s going on here. So I went deeper into this pharmacy and about 2 months later I come to find out that every person that got their Xanax or pain med’s filled at that pharmacy were being stolen by the pharmaceutical doctor, so yes check all meds and count your pills before you leave. Cause even people in white coats steal and are addicts. Remember count before you leave so then you are protected.
  • John Addicsmith
    It’s a f****g nitemare. The same country that made me an addict is still manipulating the game and only looking out for number 1. Which is them of course. We turn to the street because a****e dr.s treat us like junkies. What do the dealers try to do? Treat us like junkies. Seems to me there are enough of us out here to start a f****g revolution if we could band together. I’ve had it.
    • #FUCKEDUP
      AMEN BUDDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Trey briggs
    I just took six green s 90 3 bars and I feel nothing but maybe a little relaxed but no Xanax feeling at all. I believe that maybe because they are laced with fentanyl that my blood pressure goes down and I feel calm more calm than I did but the fact is I’m on methadone so it’s an opiate blocker and it’s not going to affect me as much it was expected to affect most people why in the f*** would somebody make fake Xanax with fentanyl just because it’s a little cheaper I mean why can’t they just leave the Xanax issue alone but they can’t just a f*****-up issue I think I’m all about the chalky ones the ones that are hard to crush and that are chalky tasting but extremely powerful. It’s pretty hard to mimic that bar the white bar that says Xanax and on the back says to and they’re Shockey and when they finally dissolve in your mouth they will taste as bitter as any other bar after all dissolved
  • NeedingHelp
    I need help. I was prescribed Xanax after being raped and in a horrible car wreck among cancer, endometriosis and Gastroparesis. The doctors suddenly stopped prescribing Xanax to me bc I now smoke marijuana for my stomach issues (gastroparesis) and it has helped so much, I am now off of a feeding tube! However I couldn’t get Xanax so I started going through a friend. Been doing so for 5 years now and nothing has changed. This past month They went from green to white to back to green. The friend told me Real Xanax were getting harder to find. I got some last week that I’m 90% sure are laced with something so I stopped taking it but the withdrawals are sending me to the ER bc I get so dehydrated from vomiting (it flares my gastroparesis up) I feel like I’m stuck in a viscous cycle. Any advice is appreciated. Also keep in mind I don’t have health insurance at The moment either.
    • Jam
      Your doctor stopped prescribing them probably because you started taking another depressant. Unless he prescribes both. He not going to take that risk for you and his practice.
    • West
      Don’t stop cold Turkey, Benz I withdrawals can kill you,they can cause seizures stopping like that,wein yourself down,every like 5th day take away about half of a half mg (.25) every 5th day until u no longer get sick when not taking them,it will take a while after you stop to feel normal again ,I stopped a year ago and it took 5 months to feel normal again, sadly I keep relapsing with them,( when I can find them)
    • keepitreal
      OMG!! so sorry to hear about all those issues. I truely feel for you. Absolutely under no circumstances should you stop xanax cold turkey. If you have to buy on the street, buy a different benzo. try a klonopin( clonazepam), or valium(diazepam) . You can even decrease the dosage slowly. Just don’t go cold because it could be fatal after that length of continuous use.
  • brian
    i live in ky and need to be on xanax really bad my panic and anxiety disorder keeps me from working and going to public places the drs around here seem to be afraid to prescribe them so seems like im just stck at home suffering always 🙁
  • jonathan
    hey i got a g3722 pill and crushed it and the inside had little flakes of crystals that look like glitter. is that normal. I tasted it and it tastes that bitter xanax taste but i dont know about the small crystals. I figured its fine cause its alprazolam hydrochloride which is saltand it looks lie if you took a few grains of salt and mashed them up even smaller and sprinkled it throughout the white powder. does anyone know?
  • Nic
    All xanax has cornstarch in it
  • Joe Smith
    The stupid government goes after patients who need medicine. Xanax is medicine and 90% of the population of forced to hit the streets because we’ve been outcasted due to ridiculous crackdown and the media doesn’t give *** about the fact that alcohol is killing everybody and is the biggest epidemic, yet there is Jack Daniels and vodka commercials on the television, which proves the government doesn’t actually care about anybody’s health and just wants to put everybody in prison
  • Jennifer
    Can someone please tell me how to tell if a yellow bar are fake? Also I took Xanax 3 times a day for two years and went to rehab and took a random drug test and failed for benzodiazepines 32 day later. They stay in your system more than most people realize.
  • Victor
    Xanax are only out of your system in 3 days if you are a single day user. Benzos are fat soluble and build up in your body. If taken daily can stay in your system 25 to 35 days, from experience. I took a fake xanax 3 days ago and im still in bed recovering. If i wasnt on methadone and i was opiate naive, i would be dead. My tolerance saved my life, i had a panic attack and took one 2mg xanax. I know the difference from the horrible taste alprozalam leaves in my mouth, this did not have that taste; so i assumed they were completely drug free. 18 hours later miles away from home, i finally came to my senses enough to make it home.
    • Buntu
      By far the most confusing, and least informative people are bar-heads. The amount of contradicting info posted right below one another is ridiculous. Everywhere on the internet that you go to learn more about this topic just ends up being a tangled web of contradictory opinions that everyone speaks as fact.“If it tastes bitter its good”, “If it tastes bitter its fake”, “Too glossy is fake”, “Too chalky is fake”…Im not a bar-head really, and I never want to become a bar-tard because I think thats why everyone is so confident with their answers without giving any thought to the answers above them or the people who will be reading their answers.
  • Amanda
    people also need to know about the 80% and 20% binder, a red bar that says xanax is the only one with 100% alprazolam same with real norco brand compared to watson meaning the white may just have 80% alprazolam and the yellow could possibly be 82-85% and working in a pharmacy the labs can screw up and a large batch could be less and the pharmaceutical companies arent gonna waists possible 100,000s of a batch for patients. Mine came straight from bottle one pharmacy always had my sons adhd meds stocked and when I’d go there id get the 3 part green ones which is better than the white or yellow to me but if your insurance will cover name brand then get red I have PTSD from Marine Corps So inhave to nunt down.the green one fake batches happen we all know that
  • Ghetto Pharmacist
    This Is In reply to “Jason”, who obviously didn’t realize that the ‘Safeway’ pharmacy that was the pharmacy where Nichole experienced The Employee substituting fake Xanax for the real ones- so he could pocket the real ones(&Was proven guilty of it), IS A NATIONAL CHAIN Grocery/Pharmacy store! There was no “Mom ‘n’ Pop” pharmacy involved! A little Advice: Its better to keep your mouth shut & let people think you’re a fool, than To Open your mouth & Let them know for Sure! No disrespect! I just don’t want B.S. posted that some ppl will take for absolute truth. Ive been prescribed Some kind Benzo for Over a Decade & 1/2. I was just cut off completely! I didnt know how horrible withdrawals were- in fact No Dr. ever even mentioned any kind of physical dependency! How can Dr’s prescribe a drug like Xanax, & Not warn patients of possible dependency!!??!?
  • Kris
    I just bought 2mg xanex bars for the first time from a friend of a friend. I have had a script for years but they have switched me to colonapin after 18 years. They were as fake as a $3 bill. I took 2 which would be 4mg all together and didn’t feel a thing. I started doing some research and I found they are putting Fentanyl in them instead and people are dying. I feel lucky to not have gotten those. I feel like turning the guy in but its kind of hard because I brought them illegally. Im going to go with my friend and hunt him down instead and bring him his fake crap back and demand my money back. If he has a problem with that then blackmail is going to be my next approach. After i get my money back I’m going to turn him in anyway. Probably better for him to be turned in than to be charged with murder.
    • Sarah
      Maybe ur dealer had no idea they were fake..if he did not and bought a lot of them he is still gonna try to make his money back
    • Jordan
      Turn his a*s in, buying two Xanax illegally doesn’t make you a bad person what does make you seem almost sociopathic is not sharing information that could potentially save a couple of human lives. And whoever you tell, literally can’t get you in trouble cause you can always remain anonymous *67
  • Buuttface
    I just put them under my tongue. If they’re cut with something it has s hard texture and won’t dissolve right away.
  • John
    It was just on the local and world news the counterfeit xanax bars have been dispensed from pharmacies I don’t think his wife’s lying they are so good at making them in such massive quantities and packing them up to where they look legit the pharmacies are buying them and I’m sure cuz they’re a little cheaper but everyone here is saying no that can’t happen and his wife’s a junkie and lying need to apologize
  • John Patrick
    It was just on local and world news yes, fit pills including Xanax bars are making their ways into pharmacies and being dispensed from them the cartels are doing such a good job at pressing them quantity of making them packaging them that they look legit and I’m sure there a little bit cheaper to so I’ll be able to say no way and she’s lying she’s a junkie need to apologize
  • Tammy
    I have been shorted several times by my pharmacy, always count your script!
  • Ronnie Ramshur
    My wife has been on Xanax for 37 yrs. in that time there have been several times that she got fake ones in her script. When she gets these I have to watch her panic and anxiety jump. I have changed Pharmacy several times in the last 37 yrs because I didn’t think their would be any way to prove what they did. So I would move on. She should have been on 2 mg 10 yrs ago. But as we all know they stereotype us all together. We are all addicts and Dr’s are quick to put you there. Oh and by the way I am a few months from 70 and wife is in her 60’s. ATF are not Damn Dr’s but I have had Dr’s tell me they can’t do their job for fear of repurcussions.
  • Andrew Read
    Let’s rock this b**ch and put some skin on the floor! I’m with you! Let’s get rid of the Federal Reserve Bank! Get our $ backed by gold again. Stop allowing lobbyists to buy legislation and have caps on war chest contributions. Our country depends on we the people to protect it from corruption, greed and power mad politicians. We the people need to stand United (all people, white or black, rich or poor, educated or not, etc.) We must show and educate our children that we don’t have to be slaves.
  • Jamie
    I found a yellow p039 rectangle scored on the other side in my son’s room! Resembles my Xanax R039. Can anyone tell me what is the yellow pill please!??
  • Ashley Rojas
    I have PTSD SEVERELY and 30 yr old with cancer. It’s had been very sad that what I’ve been facing. I have had MAJOR WITHDRAWALS DUE TO MANUFACTURE AND AN APN AT DOCTOR. CANT TRUST ANY PHARMACY… SEIZING OUT. CHEST HURTS SPENT MY BIRTHDAY IN THE BATHROOM… THIS IS TOO MUCH MY PAIN EVERYTHING FAKE PATCHES…. TRICARE I HAD THE BEST SERVICES MEDICAID U GET THE WORST U GET THE FAKE. SUFFERING
  • AR
    Just for addiction. What about those who suffer tramendously ? Our own people are allowing this to continue there is no opiod epidemic, it’s for the govt to make more money and make the poor who’ve lost everything including family members at s young age to die, ur bound to suffer. Trying to do right thinking to just try another route instead because I did everything right and no care for a MEDICAL CHRONIC ILLNESS LIFE THREATENING. who really cares?
  • JasKo.
    I need answers, about oxycodone. Percodan was 4.5mg.oxycodone hydrochloride w/caffeine aspirin. Excellent for pain.Why did big pharma. Create oxycontin 80 mg or even higher like 120 mg. Pill. No one needs that much oxycodone to kill any kind of pain, as a veteran who has been wounded percodan 4.5 mg was fine this is about money and greed big pharma ceutical companies should be sued big time. Too Much Active Ingredient, 80-120 mg. Oxycodone hydrochloride.
  • Michael Ward
    All I wanted to know was the taste, The real ones are chalky and supposely bitter. That’s how try and compare,, it really is bm