Review: could Xanax cause Heart attack?
We study 54,897 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,397 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,837 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Heart attack (latest reports from 631,390 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 54,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,397 people (2.55%) have Heart Attack. They amount to 0.22% of all the 631,356 people who have Heart Attack on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Heart attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart attack||14.29%||7.14%||0.00%||1.79%||55.36%||10.71%||10.71% |
Gender of people who have Heart attack when taking Xanax * :
|Heart attack||57.85%||42.15% |
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Xanax * :
|Heart attack||0.00%||0.00%||0.07%||2.89%||6.67%||19.79%||27.06%||43.51% |
Severity of Heart attack when taking Xanax ** :
How people recovered from Heart attack ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (236 people, 16.89%)
- Hypertension (156 people, 11.17%)
- Depression (148 people, 10.59%)
- Pain (134 people, 9.59%)
- Arthritis (94 people, 6.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (417 people, 29.85%)
- Lipitor (288 people, 20.62%)
- Aspirin (285 people, 20.40%)
- Plavix (269 people, 19.26%)
- Lasix (221 people, 15.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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