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A study for a 63-year old man who takes Xanax Xr, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride

Summary: 235 male patients aged 63 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 63 year old male patient who has Lower Anexity. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Xanax xr has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 686 Xanax xr users)

Amitriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 7,179 Amitriptyline hydrochloride users)

What are the conditions

Lower anexity (latest reports from 32 Lower Anexity patients)

Pain in fingers (latest reports from 93 Pain In Fingers patients)

On Feb, 23, 2015: 235 males aged 57 (±5) who take Xanax Xr, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride are studied

Xanax Xr, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 57

Gender: male

Conditions: Lower Anexity, Pain In Fingers

Drugs taking:
- Xanax Xr - 1MG (alprazolam): used for 5 - 10 years
- Amitriptyline Hydrochloride - 10MG (amitriptyline hydrochloride)

Drug interactions have: severe very lethargic after taking xanax next morning

Comments from or about the patient: My Dr. said for me to take the amitriptyline at bedtime. I asked him if this would react with the xanax I am taking. He said it would not since I am taking the time released 1mg xanax. I took the xanax the next morning as usual and I was very sleepy, lethargic, and short of breath all day. I did not take the amitriptyline the next night and took the xanax as usual and felt fine, but the pain was back in my left shoulder blade and in my swollen fingers and hands.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Very Lethargic After Taking Xanax Next Morning2 (0.85% of males aged 57 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Very Lethargic After Taking Xanax Next Morning in Lower Anexity1 (50.00% of males aged 57 (±5) who have Lower anexity)
Very Lethargic After Taking Xanax Next Morning in Pain In Fingers1 (16.67% of males aged 57 (±5) who have Pain in fingers)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Very Lethargic After Taking Xanax Next Morning in Xanax Xr1 (2.38% of males aged 57 (±5) who take Xanax xr)
Very Lethargic After Taking Xanax Next Morning in Amitriptyline Hydrochloride1 (0.22% of males aged 57 (±5) who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Xanax Xr is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Confusional StateRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Pyrexia (fever)Toxic Skin Eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)Neuropathy - Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Macular Hole (small break in the macula, the central area of the retina)DiarrheaHeadache (pain in head)
Swelling FaceCytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)Toxic Skin Eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)Pyrexia (fever)Macular Hole (small break in the macula, the central area of the retina)Neuropathy - Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Bone LossChest Pain
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Pyrexia (fever)Eosinophil Count IncreasedSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Pain
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)AnxietyC-reactive Protein IncreasedStaphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Post Procedural ComplicationHepatosplenic Candidiasis (fungal infection in liver and spleen)Enanthema (rash formed inside the body)C-reactive Protein IncreasedAnxiety
Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)Hepatic Failure (liver failure)Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)Enanthema (rash formed inside the body)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Vision BlurredDepressionEczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
VomitingSplenic Candidiasis (fungal infection of spleen or near by)Eosinophil Count IncreasedDepression
Toxic Skin Eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)Hepatic Candidiasis (liver infection with a fungus)Haemorrhage (bleeding)Injury
Pyrexia (fever)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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