Review: taking Opana and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Opana and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Opana and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 490 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Opana

Opana has active ingredients of oxymorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Opana 3,597 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, 19, 2016

490 people who take Opana, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Opana and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Opana:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Opana:
  • female: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 62.0% - (10 of 16 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Opana:
  • 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 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 75.0% - (3 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 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug abuse
  • drug toxicity
  • discomfort
  • feeling abnormal
  • hallucination, auditory
  • paranoia
  • suicidal behaviour
  • drug diversion
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental death
1 - 6 months:
  • disorientation
  • feeling abnormal
  • abdominal pain
  • constipation
  • hypersomnia
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • vomiting
  • fatigue aggravated
  • fatigue
  • agitation
6 - 12 months:
  • blastocystis infection
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • death
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • multiple drug overdose accidental
  • urinary tract infection fungal
1 - 2 years:
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest pain
  • loss of consciousness
  • multiple drug overdose accidental
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • blastocystis infection
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • depressed mood
  • depressive symptom
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
2 - 5 years:
  • insomnia
  • bipolar disorder
  • chronic pain
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • psoriasis
  • ringing in the ears
5 - 10 years:
  • bipolar disorder
  • sweating - excessive
  • chronic pain
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • psoriasis
  • dizziness
  • hypertension aggravated
  • irritability
10+ years:
  • alcohol use
not specified:
  • drug abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • death
  • overdose
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • unresponsive to stimuli

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug abuse
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • loss of consciousness
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
male:
  • drug abuse
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • death
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • overdose
  • poisoning
  • drug diversion
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • accidental overdose

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • overdose
  • bacteraemia
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • lethargy
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • streptococcus test positive
  • tracheobronchitis
10-19:
  • drug abuse
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • drug diversion
  • drug toxicity
  • completed suicide
  • loss of consciousness
  • death
  • poisoning
20-29:
  • drug abuse
  • overdose
  • respiratory arrest
  • death
  • cardiac arrest
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • accidental overdose
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • poisoning
  • accidental death
30-39:
  • drug abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • completed suicide
  • death
  • oedema peripheral
  • paraesthesia
  • poisoning
  • accidental death
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • drug abuse
  • anxiety
  • feeling abnormal
  • constipation
  • malaise
  • tremor
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
50-59:
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • multiple drug overdose accidental
  • blastocystis infection
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • insomnia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • urinary tract infection fungal
60+:
  • nausea
  • dental caries
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • accidental overdose
  • agitation
  • bronchitis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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