What drug is xan short for?


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

The abbreviation is typically seen in text messages and online in conversations between teenagers or young adults looking for a "high." It is also prevalently used in night clubs and in the Hip Hop scene.

Xan may be taken for a variety of reasons, but the most common include reducing anxiety or enhancing the effects of other drugs, such as LSD and marijuana. You may also see it typed 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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