Review: could Xanax cause Anxiety?
We study 54,931 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,572 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,874 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,296,136 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 54,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 6,049 people (11.01%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.47% of all the 1,290,667 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Anxiety * :
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Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Xanax * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Xanax * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Xanax ** :
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How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (1,904 people, 31.48%)
- Depression (1,097 people, 18.14%)
- Pain (911 people, 15.06%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (503 people, 8.32%)
- Sleep disorder (416 people, 6.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (1,105 people, 18.27%)
- Zoloft (1,008 people, 16.66%)
- Aspirin (895 people, 14.80%)
- Zometa (877 people, 14.50%)
- Neurontin (875 people, 14.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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