Review: could Xanax cause Constipation?
We study 54,931 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,794 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,884 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Constipation (latest reports from 511,025 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 54,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,796 people (3.27%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.35% of all the 509,175 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Xanax ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (310 people, 17.26%)
- Anxiety (266 people, 14.81%)
- Depression (204 people, 11.36%)
- Hypertension (137 people, 7.63%)
- Breast cancer (107 people, 5.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (407 people, 22.66%)
- Oxycontin (371 people, 20.66%)
- Aspirin (367 people, 20.43%)
- Zometa (348 people, 19.38%)
- Neurontin (334 people, 18.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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