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Atarax vs Xanax for a female patient aged 46

Summary: 8,843 female patients aged 46 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a 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.

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What are the drugs

Atarax (latest outcomes from 10,965 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Xanax (latest outcomes from 59,079 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On May, 7, 2015: 8,843 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)
NauseaNausea
Diabetes MellitusAnxiety
Back PainDepression
FatigueHeadache
Chest PainChest Pain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDrug Ineffective
PyrexiaFatigue
DepressionWeight Increased
PruritusInsomnia
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea

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 SyndromeElevated Liver Enzymes
Abortion Spontaneous NosVaginal Swelling
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusDepression
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAbdominal Pain Aggravated
Cold IntoleranceGerd
Diabetic KetoacidosisAnxiety
FatigueFibromyalgia
Weight IncreasedNeck Pain
ConfusionNausea

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Atarax3.70%27.78%33.33%21.30%13.89%
Xanax1.43%15.69%31.37%32.26%19.25%

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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:

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

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