Review: could Xanax cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?
Summary: Chronic fatigue syndrome is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Stress and anxiety.
We study 55,053 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome 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)
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 2,720 Chronic fatigue syndrome patients)
On Jan, 1, 2015: 55,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 93 people (0.17%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Time on Xanax when people have Chronic fatigue syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||25.93%||3.70%||18.52%||37.04%||7.41%||7.41% |
Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||77.78%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.22%||10.11%||31.46%||29.21%||8.99% |
Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||26.67%||60.00%||13.33% |
How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||8.33%||91.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (37 people, 39.78%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 11.83%)
- Intervertebral disc displacement (10 people, 10.75%)
- Depression (8 people, 8.60%)
- Osteoarthritis (6 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (41 people, 44.09%)
- Seroquel (35 people, 37.63%)
- Ativan (31 people, 33.33%)
- Vioxx (30 people, 32.26%)
- Prozac (27 people, 29.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Sounds like Lyme disease to me. It's in all 50 States.
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