Xanax and Skelaxin drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Skelaxin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Skelaxin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 888 people who take the same drugs from FDA, 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 84,838 users)

Skelaxin

Skelaxin has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in back pain - low. (latest outcomes from Skelaxin 7,403 users)

On Feb, 17, 2017

888 people who take Xanax, Skelaxin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Skelaxin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • rash
  • nervousness
  • tremor
  • serotonin syndrome
  • somnolence
  • agoraphobia
  • balance disorder
  • chest discomfort
  • disorientation
  • dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • cardiomegaly
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • pleuritic pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary hypertension
6 - 12 months:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • intentional overdose
  • mental disorder
  • mood swings
  • suicide attempt
1 - 2 years:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • ventricular septal defect
  • atrial septal defect
  • anaemia
  • apnoea
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • respiratory distress
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • aggression
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • abnormal behaviour
5 - 10 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • adverse event
  • balance disorder
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • memory impairment
10+ years:
  • angina unstable
  • sudden cardiac death
  • vascular insufficiency
  • venous insufficiency
  • animal scratch
  • cellulitis
  • eschar
  • factor v leiden mutation
  • impaired healing
  • oedema peripheral
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • osteoarthritis
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • osteoarthritis
  • fall
  • nausea
  • injury
male:
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • tremor
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • somnolence

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
2-9:
  • scar
  • acute sinusitis
  • anaemia
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • arthropathy
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
10-19:
  • accidental overdose
  • mania
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • abasia
  • arthropathy
  • compression fracture
20-29:
  • bronchitis
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • pleuritic pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cardiomegaly
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • serotonin syndrome
  • sinusitis
  • anxiety
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug dependence
40-49:
  • pain
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • nausea
  • cough
  • osteoarthritis
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • pain
  • rash
  • fatigue
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • emotional distress
  • osteoarthritis
  • anhedonia
  • diarrhoea
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Skelaxin (metaxalone) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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