Review: could Xanax cause Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome?


Summary

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome 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 Remeron, and have Pain . We study 64,720 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol withdrawal syndrome 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 67,594 users)

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hepatic necrosis, acidosis, drowsiness, erythema multiforme (latest reports from 796 Alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

64,720 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 26 people (0.04%) have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Xanax when people have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 57.69 %
  • male: 42.31 %

Age of people who have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.35 %
  • 30-39: 60.87 %
  • 40-49: 34.78 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people, 53.85%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 3.85%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ultram (16 people, 61.54%)
  • Remeron (16 people, 61.54%)
  • Oxycontin (15 people, 57.69%)
  • Neurontin (15 people, 57.69%)
  • Klonopin (14 people, 53.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 65.38%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (17 people, 65.38%)
  • Drug Dependence (16 people, 61.54%)
  • Depression (16 people, 61.54%)
  • Anxiety (16 people, 61.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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