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Xanax, Excedrin for a 32-year old woman





Summary: 19 female patients aged 32 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 32 year old female patient who has Stress And Anxiety, Migraine - Common. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,976 users)

Excedrin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from Excedrin 7,810 users)

What are the conditions

Stress and anxiety can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan. (latest reports from Stress And Anxiety 195,268 patients)

Migraine - common (headache with nausea vomiting ,diarrhoea ,increased urination) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Maxalt, Sumatriptan Succinate, Relpax, Topiramate. (latest reports from Migraine - Common 926 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 19 females aged 26 (±5) who take Xanax, Excedrin are studied

Xanax, Excedrin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 26

Gender: female

Conditions: Stress And Anxiety, Migraine - Common

Drugs taking:
- Xanax - 0.5MG (alprazolam): used for 6 - 12 months
- Excedrin (Novartis (acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine): used for 6 - 12 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Asthenia (weakness)n/an/an/aAsthenia (weakness)n/an/aNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyAnxietyAbdominal Discomfort
Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)Gallbladder Disorder
Irritable Bowel SyndromeIrritable Bowel SyndromeAnxiety
Abdominal Pain LowerAbdominal Pain LowerCholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
VomitingVomitingStress
Lethargy (tiredness)Lethargy (tiredness)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
DepressionAbdominal DistensionDepression
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)DepressionHeadache (pain in head)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I often will break out into an extreme cold sweat,(soaking my clothes) I experience nausea sometimes with dry-heaving and vomiting. I feel like I'm going to faint or collaspe. I can experience these symptoms at random times, but If I physically exert myself, (at all) I will always experience these symptoms at a high level! These symptoms occur more often after 11 A.M. and into the afternoon and evening. If I don't take adderal(60-90mg SR a day) I experience overwhelming exhaustion,increased depression, as well as not being able to concentrate on anything! I took dozens of tests for the ADHD diagnosis at a competent psychiatry facility. P.S. I also take hormone replacement therapy: Estratest full strength I have chronic kidney disease--GFR 45. I had to retire early from my job as a fulltime high school teacher I taught art classes where I was exposed (on a regular basis) to all kinds of harmful,toxic substances! But my bloodwork doesn't reveal anything really majorally abnormal. When I went to donate blood at the Red Cross, I was rejected as a donor--they said I have Hepatitus C, but after going to a specialist, this diagnosis wasn't comfirmed as positive!

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    PavlovsbItch on Apr, 13, 2012:

    see above comment. you need to slowly, gently and safely detoxify. you are experiencing intense withdrawal symptoms when you don't take these poisons but if you have to and know what you're dealing with, going cold turkey can be done but please be gentle and go slow if you can't handle the intensity.

    Trust me, I'm not a doctor.

    Reply

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