Review: could Xanax cause Cerebral Atrophy?


Cerebral atrophy is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lasix, and have Breast cancer . We study 80,147 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 127 have Cerebral atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Cerebral atrophy and more.

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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,662 users)

Cerebral Atrophy

Cerebral atrophy (decrement in size of brain) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 4,165 Cerebral atrophy patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

80,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 127 people (0.16%) have Cerebral Atrophy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Cerebral atrophy?

Gender of people who have Cerebral Atrophy when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 62.6 %
  • male: 37.4 %

Age of people who have Cerebral Atrophy when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.04 %
  • 40-49: 8.93 %
  • 50-59: 10.71 %
  • 60+: 72.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Toothache (13 people, 10.24%)
  • Pain (13 people, 10.24%)
  • Muscle Spasms (13 people, 10.24%)
  • Breast Cancer (13 people, 10.24%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people, 9.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (60 people, 47.24%)
  • Zometa (55 people, 43.31%)
  • Coumadin (50 people, 39.37%)
  • Nexium (46 people, 36.22%)
  • Alprazolam (45 people, 35.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (80 people, 62.99%)
  • Pain (72 people, 56.69%)
  • Dyspnoea (69 people, 54.33%)
  • Injury (60 people, 47.24%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (55 people, 43.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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