Review: taking Xanax and Clonidine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Clonidine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Clonidine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,064 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 67,594 users)

Clonidine

Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Clonidine 22,834 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

2,064 people who take Xanax, Clonidine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Clonidine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Clonidine:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Xanax:
  • female: 60.0% - (17 of 28 people)
  • male: 57.0% - (12 of 21 people)
Clonidine:
  • female: 55.0% - (15 of 27 people)
  • male: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
Clonidine:
  • 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: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • abortion spontaneous
  • aggression
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • depression
1 - 6 months:
  • asthenia
  • blister
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • contusion
  • dysgeusia
  • haemorrhagic diathesis
  • haemorrhoidal haemorrhage
  • headache
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • renal pain
6 - 12 months:
  • completed suicide
  • detoxification
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • syncope
  • drug dependence
  • paraesthesia
  • acne
  • b-cell lymphoma
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • detoxification
  • drug dependence
  • drug ineffective
  • paraesthesia
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
2 - 5 years:
  • confusion
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • insomnia exacerbated
  • lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
  • anxiety aggravated
  • chest pressure sensation
  • cold sweat
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • nausea
  • joint pain
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • panic attack
  • pruritus
  • amnesia
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hallucination, auditory
  • hallucination, visual
  • lose weight
  • loss of consciousness
10+ years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • drug ineffective
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • acne
  • anxiety
  • arthropod bite
  • atrioventricular block
  • blue vision
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • insomnia
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood gases abnormal
  • bradycardia neonatal
  • congenital tricuspid valve atresia
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • heart disease congenital
  • malaise
  • maternal condition affecting foetus
  • metabolic acidosis
  • neonatal disorder
  • neonatal hypotension
2-9:
  • aggression
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • autism
  • drug ineffective
  • brain damage
  • coma
  • hepatic failure
  • overdose
10-19:
  • nausea
  • palpitations
  • back pain
  • bradycardia
  • drug ineffective
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • agitation
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • nausea
  • pain
  • headache
  • weight decreased
  • drug dependence
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • drug dependence
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypertension
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • hypoaesthesia
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • depression
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • insomnia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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