Review: could Xanax cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain.
We study 55,076 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,799 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,031 Xanax users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 10, 2015: 55,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,801 people (3.27%) have Constipation.
Time on Xanax when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Xanax * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Xanax * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (311 people, 17.27%)
- Anxiety (267 people, 14.83%)
- Depression (204 people, 11.33%)
- Hypertension (137 people, 7.61%)
- Breast cancer (107 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (407 people, 22.60%)
- Oxycontin (372 people, 20.66%)
- Aspirin (367 people, 20.38%)
- Zometa (348 people, 19.32%)
- Neurontin (334 people, 18.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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