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Review: could Xanax cause Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?
We study 54,940 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 (latest outcomes from 58,912 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (latest reports from 3,176 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, alcoholism, psoriasis, high blood pressure.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 54,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 26 people (0.05%) have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Xanax when people have Alcohol withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Alcohol withdrawal syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Alcohol withdrawal syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Alcohol withdrawal syndrome||67.65%||32.35% |
Age of people who have Alcohol withdrawal syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Alcohol withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.23%||70.97%||25.81%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Alcohol withdrawal syndrome when taking Xanax ** :
How people recovered from Alcohol withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (20 people, 76.92%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 11.54%)
- Nausea (2 people, 7.69%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 7.69%)
- Erosive oesophagitis (1 people, 3.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ultram (22 people, 84.62%)
- Remeron (22 people, 84.62%)
- Klonopin (22 people, 84.62%)
- Oxycontin (21 people, 80.77%)
- Neurontin (21 people, 80.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
Sunshine on Sep, 5, 2014:
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Not sure what state you live in, but medical grade cannibas works well on seizures. It's Given people their life back.
anonymousXuka on Aug, 16, 2014:
Have you ever had a fall or injure to the head? (I never had it) but I can relate to you. Because I had a dog that gave birth to these 5 puppies. One of the puppies that I gave away later had continues epilepsy. I later found out that the dog's owner abuse her a lot (hitting in the head.) But none of other 5 or the mom or dad had it (I own the mom & dad). The owner ended up giving the dog away to get killed. I had to go the shelter to take the dog back. One thing I noticed that the dog would get seizure whenever she heard loud noises (like my mom yelling) couple hours prior that. May be you could try to figure out if there was any pattern that could help you to prevent the seizures from happening. Some people think it's silly but one thing helps me going through difficult times is to focus on the positives by listening to the audio "The Secret" & "The Power" from Rhonda Burne. I hope you can get cured soon; miracles do happen. I wish you all the best.
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