Review: could Xanax cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?
We study 54,897 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 (latest outcomes from 58,856 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 12,997 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 54,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 91 people (0.17%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They amount to 0.70% of all the 12,946 people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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%||24.00%||4.00%||20.00%||36.00%||8.00%||8.00% |
Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||77.32%||22.68% |
Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.69%||8.05%||32.18%||29.89%||9.20% |
Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||23.08%||61.54%||15.38% |
How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||10.00%||90.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (37 people, 40.66%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 12.09%)
- Intervertebral disc displacement (10 people, 10.99%)
- Depression (8 people, 8.79%)
- Osteoarthritis (6 people, 6.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (41 people, 45.05%)
- Seroquel (35 people, 38.46%)
- Ativan (31 people, 34.07%)
- Vioxx (30 people, 32.97%)
- Prozac (27 people, 29.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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