Upjohn Laboratories Invented Xanax
Xanax was Invented first in late 1960s. However, alprazolam, which is the generic name for Xanax, was first released by the Upjohn company in 1981.
Upjohn Laboratories developed this medication in the late 1960s. Dr. David Sheehan can primarily be credited with inventing Xanax because he became involved with Upjohn and saw the potential effectiveness of Xanax in the treatment of anxiety and panic.