Review: could Xanax cause Aggression?


Summary

Aggression is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Anxiety . We study 78,086 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 776 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 82,504 users)

Aggression

Aggression has been reported by people with fever, agitation, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 37,498 Aggression patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

78,086 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 776 people (0.99%) have Aggression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Aggression?

Time on Xanax when people have Aggression *:

  • < 1 month: 53.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.1 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.2 %
  • 10+ years: 4.88 %

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 51.11 %
  • male: 48.89 %

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 2.42 %
  • 20-29: 10.18 %
  • 30-39: 23.59 %
  • 40-49: 25.53 %
  • 50-59: 18.9 %
  • 60+: 19.06 %

Severity if Aggression when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 20 %
  • severe: 80 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Aggression **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (214 people, 27.58%)
  • Depression (172 people, 22.16%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (130 people, 16.75%)
  • Pain (59 people, 7.60%)
  • Sleep Disorder (42 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (150 people, 19.33%)
  • Paxil (92 people, 11.86%)
  • Ambien (80 people, 10.31%)
  • Seroquel (79 people, 10.18%)
  • Zoloft (67 people, 8.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (227 people, 29.25%)
  • Depression (203 people, 26.16%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (171 people, 22.04%)
  • Agitation (168 people, 21.65%)
  • Insomnia (161 people, 20.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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