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Review: could Xanax cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?

Summary: Chronic fatigue syndrome could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zoloft, and have Anxiety.

We study 54,812 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 91 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) (latest reports from 12,192 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 91 people (0.17%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They amount to 0.76% of all the 11,927 people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chronic fatigue syndrome in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Chronic fatigue syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%24.00%4.00%20.00%36.00%8.00%8.00%

Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Chronic fatigue syndrome77.32%22.68%

Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%20.69%8.05%32.18%29.89%9.20%

Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%23.08%61.54%15.38%

How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chronic fatigue syndrome0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (37 people, 40.66%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 12.09%)
  3. Intervertebral disc displacement (10 people, 10.99%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 8.79%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (6 people, 6.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (41 people, 45.05%)
  2. Seroquel (35 people, 38.46%)
  3. Ativan (31 people, 34.07%)
  4. Vioxx (30 people, 32.97%)
  5. Prozac (27 people, 29.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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