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Definition of Xanny

In English it is the diminutive of Xanax. The latter is a drug used to treat anxiety disorders.

By extension, they are drugs used as recreational drugs because of the effects they produce.


Xanny is a term originated in the United States to name Xanax in a different way. However, the direct connotation of this term is the use of this drug as a recreational drug or self-medicating.

In the United States and England, the illegal consumption of Xanax, given its sedative and hypnotic properties, has become very popular, transforming its consumption into a fad among young people. For this reason, and due to the popularity of the drug, the term “Xanny” was born in the streets to refer to this drug.

Xanax or Alprazolam in Spanish, is a type of drug that is used to treat people with anxiety disorders, panic attacks and nervous breakdowns. In addition to this, this drug is distributed under a variety of trade names, such as Tranquinal, Trankimazin or Xanax.

The “Xanny” as it is popularly known, acts directly on the human brain, this causes a sensation of sleep and decreases brain activity to induce the user to a hypnotic state


Xanny is the name of a popular song by American singer Billie Eilish. The song is part of the album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? which was released in 2019.

In November 2017, Trap singer Lil Peep was found dead after overdosing on Xanax and other drugs.