Review: taking Hydroxyzine and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Hydroxyzine and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Hydroxyzine and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,091 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Hydroxyzine

Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in itching. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 9,090 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 65,513 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

2,091 people who take Hydroxyzine, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Hydroxyzine and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Hydroxyzine:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Hydroxyzine:
  • female: 18.0% - (7 of 37 people)
  • male: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 43.0% - (17 of 39 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Hydroxyzine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure acute
  • anaphylactic shock
  • confusional state
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • agitation
  • leukopenia
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • agranulocytosis
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • leukopenia
  • pancytopenia
  • cognitive disorder
  • death
  • depression
  • anaemia
6 - 12 months:
  • back pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • spinal column stenosis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • death
1 - 2 years:
  • disorientation
  • fall
  • confusional state
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • aphasia
  • mental disorder
  • nervousness
  • speech disorder
  • transient ischaemic attack
2 - 5 years:
  • chapped lips
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • convulsion
  • anxiety
  • backache
  • chest pain
  • chronic pancreatitis
  • epilepsy
  • gait disturbance
  • generalised anxiety disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • back pain - low
  • headache
  • stress symptoms
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hyperactivity
  • intentional overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • tachyphrenia
10+ years:
  • chapped lips
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain - low
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • drug dependence
  • ear pain
not specified:
  • depression
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • back pain
  • depression
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
male:
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • pain
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • crying
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • agitation
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • agitation neonatal
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • dysmorphism
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • gingival hypertrophy
  • high arched palate
10-19:
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • acidosis
  • agitation
  • dizziness
  • dysarthria
  • fatigue
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • behcet's syndrome
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • panic attack
  • drug ineffective
  • nervousness
  • pyrexia
  • road traffic accident
  • suicide attempt
  • fear
30-39:
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • lymphadenopathy
  • blood glucose increased
  • sinusitis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • depression
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fall
50-59:
  • back pain
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pain
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
60+:
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anhedonia
  • asthenia
  • dysgeusia
  • depression

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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