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Review: could Xanax cause Constipation?

We study 54,940 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,795 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,899 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 512,316 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 54,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,797 people (3.27%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation21.52%10.13%3.80%3.80%43.04%13.92%3.80%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Constipation68.07%31.93%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.06%0.06%4.02%9.97%25.16%24.28%36.45%

Severity of Constipation when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation4.17%54.17%29.17%12.50%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%8.33%91.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (310 people, 17.25%)
  2. Anxiety (267 people, 14.86%)
  3. Depression (204 people, 11.35%)
  4. Hypertension (137 people, 7.62%)
  5. Breast cancer (107 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (407 people, 22.65%)
  2. Oxycontin (371 people, 20.65%)
  3. Aspirin (367 people, 20.42%)
  4. Zometa (348 people, 19.37%)
  5. Neurontin (334 people, 18.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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