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Review: could Xanax cause Accidental overdose?

Summary: Accidental overdose could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 54,772 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 332 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Accidental overdose

Accidental overdose (latest reports from 48,570 patients) has been reported by people with pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 332 people (0.61%) have Accidental Overdose. They amount to 0.68% of all the 48,488 people who have Accidental Overdose on eHealthMe.

Trend of Accidental overdose in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Accidental overdose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Accidental overdose47.06%0.00%0.00%0.00%47.06%5.88%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Accidental overdose60.44%39.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Accidental overdose0.00%0.30%8.36%11.34%27.46%20.60%21.19%10.75%

Severity of Accidental overdose when taking Xanax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Accidental overdose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (87 people, 26.20%)
  2. Anxiety (35 people, 10.54%)
  3. Depression (33 people, 9.94%)
  4. Back pain (12 people, 3.61%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (11 people, 3.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (169 people, 50.90%)
  2. Neurontin (99 people, 29.82%)
  3. Vicodin (98 people, 29.52%)
  4. Ambien (96 people, 28.92%)
  5. Elavil (61 people, 18.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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