Review: could Xanax cause Accidental Overdose?


Summary

Accidental overdose is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 78,086 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 403 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 82,507 users)

Accidental Overdose

Accidental overdose has been reported by people with electrocardiogram qt prolonged, accidental overdose (therapeutic agent), hypotension, agitation, accidental exposure (latest reports from 18,272 Accidental overdose patients).

On Sep, 26, 2016

78,086 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 403 people (0.52%) have Accidental Overdose


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Accidental overdose?

Time on Xanax when people have Accidental Overdose *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 56.89 %
  • male: 43.11 %

Age of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 7.92 %
  • 20-29: 12.57 %
  • 30-39: 23.5 %
  • 40-49: 18.58 %
  • 50-59: 22.4 %
  • 60+: 14.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (83 people, 20.60%)
  • Anxiety (38 people, 9.43%)
  • Depression (37 people, 9.18%)
  • Drug Abuse (15 people, 3.72%)
  • Back Pain (14 people, 3.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (156 people, 38.71%)
  • Ambien (93 people, 23.08%)
  • Vicodin (90 people, 22.33%)
  • Neurontin (86 people, 21.34%)
  • Elavil (62 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (84 people, 20.84%)
  • Nausea (83 people, 20.60%)
  • Arthralgia (83 people, 20.60%)
  • Pain (82 people, 20.35%)
  • Anxiety (79 people, 19.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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