Review: taking Norco and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Norco and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norco and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,453 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Norco

Norco has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Norco 16,353 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 82,506 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

14,453 people who take Norco, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Norco and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Norco:
  • < 1 month: 36.0% - (28 of 76 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.0% - (26 of 58 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.0% - (11 of 29 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 51.0% - (40 of 77 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.0% - (32 of 98 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 47.0% - (36 of 76 people)
  • 10+ years: 32.0% - (11 of 34 people)
  • not specified: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 36.0% - (19 of 52 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.0% - (19 of 60 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 43.0% - (22 of 51 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 53.0% - (35 of 65 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (37 of 87 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 68.0% - (49 of 72 people)
  • 10+ years: 76.0% - (43 of 56 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Norco:
  • female: 40.0% - (141 of 345 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (46 of 115 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 54.0% - (184 of 339 people)
  • male: 39.0% - (45 of 114 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Norco:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 48.0% - (31 of 64 people)
  • 30-39: 43.0% - (56 of 130 people)
  • 40-49: 34.0% - (42 of 121 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (36 of 86 people)
  • 60+: 39.0% - (22 of 56 people)
Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 44.0% - (28 of 63 people)
  • 30-39: 53.0% - (69 of 128 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (61 of 120 people)
  • 50-59: 53.0% - (48 of 89 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (21 of 50 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • suicide attempt
  • hypoxia
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
1 - 6 months:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • grand mal convulsion
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
6 - 12 months:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • muscle spasms
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • flank pain
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • ventricular septal defect
  • injury
  • obstructive airways disorder
  • pulmonary embolism
  • chest pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • suicide attempt
  • pain
  • constipation
  • headache
  • road traffic accident
  • anger
  • emotional distress
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • headache
  • anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • gerd
  • lower cholesterol
  • multiple sclerosis
  • neuropathy
  • restless legs syndrome
  • rheumatoid arthritis
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
male:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • drug abuse
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental overdose
  • confusional state
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypotension
  • peritoneal haemorrhage
  • splenic rupture
2-9:
  • atrial septal defect
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • congenital tricuspid valve atresia
  • congenital tricuspid valve stenosis
  • failure to thrive
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypoxia
  • jaundice cholestatic
  • left ventricular dysfunction
  • patent ductus arteriosus
10-19:
  • drug abuse
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental overdose
20-29:
  • drug abuse
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • injury
  • headache
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • drug abuse
  • pain
  • depression
  • back pain
  • headache
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • insomnia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • depression
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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