Review: could Xanax cause Chest pain?
Summary: Chest pain 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 Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety.
We study 55,053 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,237 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,788 Chest pain patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 55,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 3,237 people (5.88%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Xanax when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||29.23%||15.38%||4.62%||10.77%||29.23%||9.23%||1.54% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Xanax * :
|Chest pain||71.17%||28.83% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Xanax * :
|Chest pain||0.03%||0.00%||0.19%||5.54%||11.33%||26.61%||27.05%||29.26% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||19.05%||47.62%||28.57%||4.76% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (460 people, 14.21%)
- Pain (440 people, 13.59%)
- Depression (343 people, 10.60%)
- Hypertension (207 people, 6.39%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (138 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (751 people, 23.20%)
- Lasix (533 people, 16.47%)
- Zoloft (468 people, 14.46%)
- Ambien (463 people, 14.30%)
- Lipitor (442 people, 13.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
John (5 years ago):
I had cancer and had surgery, chemo, and radiation. I was given Oxycontin and Xanax for pain and anxiety. After 4 years I am still taking a large dose of both, and my life is a wreck.I cannot work like before and do nothing of interest anymore. My family is waiting for me in Chicago, but I need to be fully treated from the cancer and from these pills (poisons) I am tired of these meds and want out of it! I rather have the pain than the side effects of the drugs. I live alone in Europe where I have been treated. I do not have the money to go to a center. What can I do to get my life back. I hate these drugs but my body is accustomed to it I take 80MG 4 x a day of oxycontin and 4 pills of .50mg of xanax. Please any suggestion? I would be so thankful
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