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 63,565 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,962 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 Xanax 65,513 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 87,995 Constipation patients).
On Aug, 23, 2016
63,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,962 people (3.09%) have Constipation
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 76 year old Disabled Veteran with heart problems and was given Alprazolam in San Diego VA Hospital 18 years ago to help me sleep. I've taken .5mg twice each night since and cannot sleep without my Xanax i'm also troubled with severe constipation and take no other pain or similar drugs. If there are helps available, I'd like to know of them. Thanks.
Every other month i suffer from constipation. Every other month I smoke pot and have no problems. I have to go one month on and one month off Cranberry juice because it cleanses my system to dump a clean urine specimen. Is it the Cranberry Juice which I buy the Light brand(low in sugar) and I dilute it because even the light juice is too sweet for me. Sometimes I'll go 4 days without a Bowel movement. I also have IBS but the doctors tell me that is stress related. I don't know what to think anymore. I just know I terribly uncomfortable. I take a very small dose of MSIR, a total of 30 mg a day and even the doctor says that is not enough to cause constipation. Anyone have any ideas? I ended up in the ER last Sunday because of this problem. If I take Miralax it works too slow, if I drink prune juice I have to drink a litre and a half and then I have explosive diarrhea with severe abdominal pain. I use Fibercon and that's like throwing money away it doesn't do a thing. I drink 3 large bottle of Zephyrhills a day so I am definitely drinking enough fluid. This alternating of constipation and then diarrhea from all the things I have to use to go to the bathroom are making me crazy. Someone please help me!!!
I am not an ALS patient myself, but I lost my son's father (who was only 43 yrs. old) to ALS two years ago. He had been taking an anti-anxiety medication (not sure which one) for a few years, when he was first diagnosed. In fact, at first his doctors thought his symptoms were caused by the anti-anxiety meds he was on. At that time, it did cross my mind that the medication could actually be linked to his fate, but the thought passed. I was shocked when I found the information on this site today; and angry if this is what caused his horrible death. His young son is left to deal with the fear of his future, as we don't know if this disease was caused by a family gene. I would like to know if this medication was the cause so I could warn my son and give him some relief in knowing this disease may be preventable.
Hi, I have been having severe cramps for a couple weeks now. About a month ago I started having diarrhea, tmi I know, and then a couple weeks later I was constipated. I have been having irregular bleeding with clots and also discharge with a bit of odor. I have severe pressure when I have both ...
The past several months my period has come a week early. So my doctor suggested I start cycling my birth control. I started a little early again this month but continued through the placebo week by starting a new pack. During this time I had unprotected sex but he has pulled out every time. I ...
Hello, I am going through a separation and am very very sad, a lot of anxiety and depression. I've never taken any meds for these emotions before but a friend recommend I check out Xanax to get a prescription from my doctor. Thoughts?
I am not an ALS patient myself, but I lost my son's father (who was only 43 yrs. old) to ALS two years ago. He had been taking an anti-anxiety medication (not sure which one) for a few years, when he was first diagnosed. In fact, at first his doctors thought his symptoms were caused by the ...
I was giving a pill plavick for a stent I am afraid of the side affect.but I should take it so my stent will not clot .can any body help me what they would do.no heart trouble or no heart attack at all my cortic autery was clean out
Hi - I'm 57 years old and have been taking xanax for sleep for about 3 years. I'm sure I'm addicted because I get extreme anxiety without it. I was wondering if anyone out there was able to wean themselves off this drug. I have osteopenia, am extremely active (lift weights, practice yoga, ...
I am suffering with GAD for the last 23 years. Was on xanax for few years, then on lexapro for few years and stopped it few months ago due to gynacomastia. Now I am trying Buspar 15 mg for last 1 week and clonazepam. But very anxious, chest and body tightness and sleeping difficulties..
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