Review: taking Xanax and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,578 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 58,022 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 60,808 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

3,578 people who take Xanax, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 36.0% - (8 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 55.0% - (10 of 18 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 71.0% - (15 of 21 people)
  • 10+ years: 63.0% - (19 of 30 people)
  • not specified: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (8 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.0% - (2 of 19 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (8 of 31 people)
  • 10+ years: 36.0% - (12 of 33 people)
  • not specified: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Xanax:
  • female: 54.0% - (63 of 115 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (20 of 38 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 30.0% - (32 of 106 people)
  • male: 22.0% - (8 of 35 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 58.0% - (14 of 24 people)
  • 30-39: 48.0% - (16 of 33 people)
  • 40-49: 52.0% - (22 of 42 people)
  • 50-59: 58.0% - (24 of 41 people)
  • 60+: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 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: 23.0% - (5 of 21 people)
  • 30-39: 35.0% - (11 of 31 people)
  • 40-49: 20.0% - (8 of 40 people)
  • 50-59: 29.0% - (11 of 37 people)
  • 60+: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pallor
  • intentional overdose
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • anxiety
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
6 - 12 months:
  • pain
  • appendicitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • neuroma
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • biliary dyskinesia
1 - 2 years:
  • nausea
  • aphasia
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • mental disorder
  • nervousness
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • speech disorder
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • accident at home
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • mental status changes
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • confusional state
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • ringing in the ears
  • impaired driving ability
  • mobility decreased
  • post thrombotic syndrome
10+ years:
  • headache
  • ringing in the ears
  • sensation of pressure in ear
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • headache
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • vomiting
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • injury
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • pallor
  • suicide attempt
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • intentional overdose
  • fatigue
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
20-29:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • drug dependence
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injury
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
60+:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • injury
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • fall
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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