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Review: could Xanax cause Aggression?





Summary: Aggression is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Anxiety.

We study 55,029 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 676 have Aggression. Find out below who they are, when they have Aggression 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 58,976 users)

Aggression

Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain.(latest reports from Aggression 28,616 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 54,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 676 people (1.23%) have Aggression.

Trend of Aggression in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Aggression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Aggression51.85%4.94%2.47%6.17%14.81%13.58%6.17%

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Aggression51.11%48.89%

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aggression0.00%0.86%2.41%9.83%24.31%23.62%19.48%19.48%

Severity of Aggression when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Aggression0.00%25.00%62.50%12.50%

How people recovered from Aggression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Aggression0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (198 people, 29.29%)
  2. Depression (165 people, 24.41%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (129 people, 19.08%)
  4. Pain (53 people, 7.84%)
  5. Sleep disorder (46 people, 6.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (146 people, 21.60%)
  2. Paxil (94 people, 13.91%)
  3. Seroquel (81 people, 11.98%)
  4. Ambien (76 people, 11.24%)
  5. Zoloft (66 people, 9.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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