Who have Headache with Xanax?


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 Stress and anxiety . We study 80,168 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,050 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,698 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

80,168 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 5,050 people (6.3%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Headache?

Time on Xanax when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 30.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 3.35 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.49 %
  • male: 24.51 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.77 %
  • 20-29: 6.01 %
  • 30-39: 12.44 %
  • 40-49: 24.32 %
  • 50-59: 25.47 %
  • 60+: 30.79 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 4.76 %
  • moderate: 41.27 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.13 %
  • not yet: 83.87 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (632 people, 12.51%)
  • Zoloft (477 people, 9.45%)
  • Nexium (474 people, 9.39%)
  • Neurontin (474 people, 9.39%)
  • Oxycontin (473 people, 9.37%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Xanax, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (736 people, 14.57%)
  • Depression (733 people, 14.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (425 people, 8.42%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (284 people, 5.62%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (1,610 people, 31.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,390 people, 27.52%)
  • Fatigue (1,317 people, 26.08%)
  • Dizziness (1,224 people, 24.24%)
  • Pain (1,187 people, 23.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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