Xanax and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart attack 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 Vioxx, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack 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 May, 06, 2017

82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,713 people (2.07%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Heart attack?

Time on Xanax when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.54 %
  • 10+ years: 11.54 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 58.37 %
  • male: 41.63 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 2.76 %
  • 30-39: 6.19 %
  • 40-49: 19.3 %
  • 50-59: 28.38 %
  • 60+: 43.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (267 people, 15.59%)
  • Pain (181 people, 10.57%)
  • Depression (169 people, 9.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (166 people, 9.69%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (115 people, 6.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (391 people, 22.83%)
  • Lipitor (324 people, 18.91%)
  • Plavix (304 people, 17.75%)
  • Lasix (255 people, 14.89%)
  • Aspirin (244 people, 14.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (397 people, 23.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (341 people, 19.91%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (340 people, 19.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (336 people, 19.61%)
  • Depression (274 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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