What drug is xan short for?


Xan is short for "Xanax," which is the brand name for the Alprazolam tranquilizer. People often use it recreationally, in addition to other drugs, such as LSD, opioids, heroin, and cannabis.

You will typically see the xan abbreviation in text messages and online in conversations between teenagers or young adults looking for a "high." People also prevalently use it in night clubs and in the Hip Hop scene.

Users may take Xan for various reasons, but the most common include reducing anxiety or enhancing the effects of other drugs, such as LSD and marijuana. You may also see people type xan as "xans" or "xanny."


You got some xan for the party on Friday?

Xan is short for Xanax

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Updated November 12, 2020

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