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 Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,679 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 5,385 people (6.51%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Headache?

Time on Xanax when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 39.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.96 %
  • 10+ years: 3.31 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.91 %
  • male: 24.09 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 5.82 %
  • 30-39: 12.07 %
  • 40-49: 23.8 %
  • 50-59: 25.64 %
  • 60+: 31.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,062 people, 19.72%)
  • Pain (763 people, 14.17%)
  • Depression (751 people, 13.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (441 people, 8.19%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (295 people, 5.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (647 people, 12.01%)
  • Zoloft (493 people, 9.16%)
  • Nexium (492 people, 9.14%)
  • Neurontin (482 people, 8.95%)
  • Oxycontin (480 people, 8.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,736 people, 32.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,440 people, 26.74%)
  • Fatigue (1,415 people, 26.28%)
  • Dizziness (1,279 people, 23.75%)
  • Pain (1,247 people, 23.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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