Review: taking Xanax and Tylenol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Tylenol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Tylenol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,416 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)

Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 63,439 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

5,416 people who take Xanax, Tylenol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Tylenol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.0% - (10 of 41 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 90.0% - (18 of 20 people)
  • 10+ years: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Tylenol:
  • < 1 month: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.0% - (5 of 19 people)
  • 10+ years: 10.0% - (5 of 48 people)
  • not specified: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Xanax:
  • female: 35.0% - (40 of 112 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (10 of 20 people)
Tylenol:
  • female: 15.0% - (15 of 97 people)
  • male: 16.0% - (3 of 18 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 30.0% - (12 of 40 people)
  • 40-49: 27.0% - (8 of 29 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (10 of 20 people)
Tylenol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 13.0% - (5 of 37 people)
  • 40-49: 19.0% - (4 of 21 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (5 of 25 people)
  • 60+: 9.0% - (2 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional overdose
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • sepsis
  • hypotension
1 - 6 months:
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • renal failure
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • metabolic acidosis
  • respiratory failure
  • sepsis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • b-cell lymphoma stage iv
  • cerebrovascular accident
1 - 2 years:
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • nervousness
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • aphasia
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • mental disorder
  • speech disorder
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • cardiomegaly
  • abnormal faeces
  • abnormal heart rhythms
  • abnormal sensation in eye
  • axillary pain
  • cardiomyopathy
  • central obesity
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • cold exposure - extremities
  • cramps - leg
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • overdose
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • dyspepsia
  • dysphagia
  • gastrointestinal motility disorder
  • glaucoma
10+ years:
  • abnormal faeces
  • abnormal heart rhythms
  • abnormal sensation in eye
  • axillary pain
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiomyopathy
  • central obesity
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • cold exposure - extremities
  • cramps - leg
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • back pain
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • back pain
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • injury
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • agitation
  • anorectal disorder
  • developmental delay
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • feeding problem in newborn
  • gastric disorder
2-9:
  • accidental overdose
  • bronchopneumonia
  • chronic obstructive airways disease
  • multiple drug overdose
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • intentional overdose
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • pallor
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • cardiac arrest
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • completed suicide
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain
  • fall
  • constipation
  • vomiting
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • headache
  • pain
  • asthenia
60+:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • hypotension
  • headache
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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