Review: could Xanax cause Heart attack?
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.
We study 55,093 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 has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,051 Xanax users)
Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,796 Heart attack patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 55,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,397 people (2.54%) have Heart Attack.
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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- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Xanax, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for a 25-year old woman with Depression, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Hot Flashes, Nausea
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- A study of drug interactions between Tenormin, Clonazepam, Xanax, Phenergan for a 62-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Anxiety, Nausea. The patient has Night Cramps
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