Review: could Xanax cause Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Alcohol withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ultram, and have Pain.
We study 54,772 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.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 26 people (0.05%) have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.83% of all the 3,141 people who have Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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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