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Atarax vs Xanax for a female patient aged 46

Summary: 8,826 female patients aged 46 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Atarax vs Xanax for a female aged 46. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Atarax (latest outcomes from 10,964 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Xanax (latest outcomes from 59,051 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Feb, 28, 2015: 8,826 female patients aged 40 who take the same drugs are studied in Atarax vs Xanax

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female40Allergies

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Atarax hydroxyzine hydrochloridePfizer
Xanax alprazolamPharmacia And Upjohn

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 40 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atarax (Pfizer)Xanax (Pharmacia And Upjohn)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Anxiety
Back PainDepression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
Chest PainChest Pain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDrug Ineffective
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DepressionWeight Increased
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atarax (Pfizer)Xanax (Pharmacia And Upjohn)
Complications Of Maternal Exposure To Therapeutic DrugsWeight Gain Poor
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Elevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
Abortion Spontaneous Nos (naturally occurring miscarriage)Abdominal Pain Aggravated
Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)Vaginal Swelling
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDepression
Weight IncreasedGerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Anxiety
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
ConfusionHeadache (pain in head)
Abdominal PainFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Atarax3.92%29.41%29.41%22.55%14.71%
Xanax1.26%15.86%31.53%32.07%19.28%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Atarax (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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