Review: taking Norco and Xanax together


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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 9,403 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 6,732 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,022 users)

On Jul, 19, 2016

9,403 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: 38.0% - (31 of 80 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (26 of 64 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (13 of 39 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (50 of 96 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.0% - (42 of 121 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 48.0% - (54 of 112 people)
  • 10+ years: 26.0% - (14 of 52 people)
  • not specified: 14.0% - (3 of 21 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 45.0% - (30 of 66 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.0% - (20 of 75 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 43.0% - (25 of 57 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 55.0% - (41 of 74 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (45 of 112 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (84 of 111 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (55 of 73 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Norco:
  • female: 38.0% - (168 of 441 people)
  • male: 45.0% - (65 of 144 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 58.0% - (253 of 436 people)
  • male: 36.0% - (52 of 142 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: 49.0% - (34 of 69 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (68 of 166 people)
  • 40-49: 34.0% - (60 of 174 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (45 of 102 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (26 of 71 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% - (31 of 69 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (93 of 163 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (88 of 173 people)
  • 50-59: 57.0% - (60 of 104 people)
  • 60+: 46.0% - (31 of 66 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • death
  • diabetes mellitus
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • drug abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • accidental overdose
  • diarrhoea
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • vomiting
  • back pain
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • cholelithiasis
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pain
  • drug dependence
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • headache
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • depression
  • injury

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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