Xanax and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,702 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

84,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 6,108 people (7.21%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Headache?

Time on Xanax when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 40.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.41 %
  • 10+ years: 1.92 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.59 %
  • male: 24.41 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.7 %
  • 20-29: 5.92 %
  • 30-39: 12.63 %
  • 40-49: 23.78 %
  • 50-59: 25.3 %
  • 60+: 31.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (300 people, 4.91%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (289 people, 4.73%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (252 people, 4.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (210 people, 3.44%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (204 people, 3.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (679 people, 11.12%)
  • Zoloft (589 people, 9.64%)
  • Neurontin (525 people, 8.60%)
  • Synthroid (515 people, 8.43%)
  • Nexium (511 people, 8.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,926 people, 31.53%)
  • Fatigue (1,545 people, 25.29%)
  • Dizziness (1,329 people, 21.76%)
  • Weakness (1,075 people, 17.60%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (970 people, 15.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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