Xanax and Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 7,323 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,810 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,671 Anxiety patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 7,323 people (9.37%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Anxiety?

Time on Xanax when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 26.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.96 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.11 %
  • 10+ years: 7.93 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 71.4 %
  • male: 28.6 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 7.98 %
  • 30-39: 14.73 %
  • 40-49: 23.38 %
  • 50-59: 24.42 %
  • 60+: 28.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,177 people, 16.07%)
  • Pain (965 people, 13.18%)
  • Quit Smoking (468 people, 6.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (411 people, 5.61%)
  • Sleep Disorder (371 people, 5.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (1,077 people, 14.71%)
  • Zometa (918 people, 12.54%)
  • Zoloft (869 people, 11.87%)
  • Lasix (812 people, 11.09%)
  • Neurontin (806 people, 11.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (2,609 people, 35.63%)
  • Pain (2,386 people, 32.58%)
  • Nausea (1,663 people, 22.71%)
  • Insomnia (1,651 people, 22.55%)
  • Fatigue (1,545 people, 21.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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