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Review: could Xanax cause Anger?

Summary: Anger could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Chantix, and have Depression.

We study 54,812 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 576 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Anger

Anger (latest reports from 97,087 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 576 people (1.05%) have Anger. They amount to 0.59% of all the 96,923 people who have Anger on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anger in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Anger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anger16.36%3.64%1.82%3.64%56.36%10.91%7.27%

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Anger61.93%38.07%

Age of people who have Anger when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anger0.00%0.00%1.26%7.74%22.80%28.03%24.27%15.90%

Severity of Anger when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anger0.00%22.22%66.67%11.11%

How people recovered from Anger ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anger20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (185 people, 32.12%)
  2. Anxiety (174 people, 30.21%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (115 people, 19.97%)
  4. Sleep disorder (67 people, 11.63%)
  5. Pain (61 people, 10.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (128 people, 22.22%)
  2. Ambien (120 people, 20.83%)
  3. Zoloft (106 people, 18.40%)
  4. Lexapro (104 people, 18.06%)
  5. Seroquel (100 people, 17.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • My tremors are horrible and anxiety, anger , loss of interest in many things, work related depression and defeat....worthlessness.

    Reply

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • My Pdoc recently put me on 1/4th of 50mg of Pristiq in addition to the other two Rxs. I am not prone to headaches and the very day I tried the dosage, I got a severe migraine that lasted two says. I stopped the Rx immediately and reported side effect to my doctor.

    We then tried 1/8 of the Pristiq along with my other Rxs. The severe headaches did not return, thankfully. However, I have started to experience feelings of severe anger (which is totally unlike me).

    Fortunately, the feelings of Depression and SI have almost subsided but the anger I am feeling is very unsettling. I am so used to turning my feelings inward and punishing myself by feeling supremely depressed...

    ...I have been on 1/8 of the pill for about a week now and I am going to stop taking it. I have an appt with doc in a week.

    I would rather feel incredibly sad for a few days than to go completely ballistic. It is very scary.

    I don't think this is the right Rx for me.

    Reply

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